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The Show Before the Show: Episode 317

Benjamin Hill calls in from the road for the first time since 2019
July 16, 2021

Check out the latest episodes 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 episodes 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, Google Play and other podcast-listening apps. Send questions or feedback to [email protected], and follow hosts Tyler Maun (@TylerMaun) and Sam Dykstra (@SamDykstraMiLB) on Twitter.

Opening/Three Strikes (0:00)

Coming off a big All-Star Week in Denver, Tyler and Sam open this week's show by recapping the All-Star Futures Game and 2021 MLB Draft. The guys also discuss the news surrounding the Triple-A Final Stretch set to come to the Minor Leagues in September and October.

Ben's Biz Banter ... from the road! (35:30)

Benjamin Hill is back on the dusty trail for the first time since 2019! Ben calls in from the road to discuss his trips to Chattanooga, Rocket City, Tennessee and Hickory with plenty of ballpark stories mixed in.

Ghosts of the Minors (1:03:47)

Josh Jackson returns for the podcast's old-timey gameshow segment with a fishy story about the Minors' past in West Virginia.

MiLB Major Fun Weekend (1:07:10)

Tyler and Sam wrap up this week's episode with some big news. MiLB.TV is free this Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The cohosts give listeners six series worth tuning into during the fun weekend ahead.