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The Show Before the Show: Episode 263

Royals' Witt discusses road after being No. 2 pick, fatherly advice
Bobby Witt Jr. picked up eight extra-base hits over 37 games in the Arizona League last season. (Freek Bouw/Phrake Photography)
June 18, 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)

Bobby Witt Jr. interview (6:33)

The top Royals prospect and Nationwide ambassador calls into the show to discuss his story as the second overall pick in the 2019 Draft, his first taste of the Minors in the Rookie-level Arizona League and his experience as the son of a 16-year Major League pitcher.

Ben's Biz Banter (34:24)

Benjamin Hill talks about how the Class A Short Season Staten Island Yankees got involved in the Judd Apatow and Pete Davidson movie "The King of Staten Island" last year.

MiLB.com Writer Spotlight (51:22)

MiLB.com's Brian Stultz joins the podcast to talk about his Father's Day story on Auburn right-hander/36th overall pick Tanner Burns' connection with his dad, Mike, who played pro ball as a nondrafted free agent.

Wrapping up/Nationwide Prospect Fun Fact (1:01:49)

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