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The Show Before the Show: Episode 260

Royals' Heath discusses what needs to change, his platform
Royals prospect Nick Heath led the Minor Leagues last season with 60 stolen bases. (Tim Campbell/MiLB.com)
June 4, 2020

Check out the latest episode of The Show Before the Show, MiLB.com's official podcast. A segment rundown is listed below, in case you want to skip to a particular section. Like the podcast? Subscribe, rate and review "Minor League Baseball podcast" on iTunes. The podcast is also available via Spotify,

Check out the latest episode of The Show Before the Show, MiLB.com's official podcast. A segment rundown is listed below, in case you want to skip to a particular section. Like the podcast? Subscribe, rate and review "Minor League Baseball podcast" on iTunes. The podcast is also available via Spotify, Stitcher and Google Play. Send your questions and feedback to [email protected]. You can follow hosts Tyler Maun (@TylerMaun) and Sam Dykstra (@SamDykstraMiLB) on Twitter.

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Intro (0:00)

Nick Heath interview (8:15)

The Royals' No. 26 prospect joins Tyler and Sam for a deep and frank conversation following the deaths of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor and Ahmaud Arbery. Heath discusses what he believes needs to change in the United States and around the world, the ways in which he uses his platform to share his story as a Black baseball player and the discussions he has with other baseball players right now. The outfielder also shares his story of how he became the Minor League leader in stolen bases last season and the work he put in to become a member of Kansas City's 40-man roster.

Jarred Kelenic interview (53:46)

The Mariners' top prospect calls into the podcast as a Nationwide ambassador to break down his Road to The Show, starting with his Wisconsin roots, moving to his brief time in the Mets system and now in his spot closing in on Seattle.

Ben's Biz Banter (1:24:52)

MiLB.com's Benjamin Hill is back for his weekly podcast segment to discuss how the Rocky Mountain Vibes have found a way to bring fans safely to the ballpark via a drive-in movie theater on the outfield grass.

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