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The Show Before the Show: Episode 262

Tyler, Sam recap first round; O's Rutschman shares Draft memories
Adley Rutschman and Spencer Torkelson went No. 1 overall in consecutive years. (Ken Inness/MiLB.com, Rick Scuteri/AP)
June 12, 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/First-round recap (0:00)

The first round of the 2020 First-Year Player Draft was held Wednesday. A day later, Tyler and Sam discussed what surprised them and what didn't from the first 29 selections.

Adley Rutschman interview (20:43)

One year after being taken first overall, Nationwide ambassador and top Orioles prospect Adley Rutschman joins the show to discuss his Draft story and his early experiences in the Baltimore system.

Adam Giardino interview (43:55)

Scranton/Wilkes-Barre broadcaster Adam Giardino calls in to talk about the Black Play-By-Play Broadcaster Grant initiative aimed at broadening the diversity of voices behind Minor League microphones.

Ben's Biz Banter (1:07:38)

Benjamin Hill shares some California League fun facts from his one of his latest pieces on MiLB.com.

Wrapping up/Nationwide Prospect Fun Fact (1:23:57)

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