Welcome to Barbecast 88! Our special guest this week (at 17:00) is former major leaguer Mark Teahen! Mark came on to reflect on his career, including…
- getting drafted by the Moneyball A’s
- getting traded as a prospect
- playing for the hapless late 2000’s Royals
- the brutal honesty of a young Zack Greinke
- seeing that same organization be World Series champions now
- the secret to hitting Justin Verlander
- his two remarkable inside the park home runs (here and here)
- pitchers that owned him/pitchers that he owned
- playing for Team Canada in the World Baseball Classic
- …and more!
After Mark (at 1:05:00), another B-Ref Battle brought to you by Baseball-Reference commenced. We concluded (at 1:15:20) with a painful Varsity Baseball Update from a hurting Jake after he had a rough time catching a bullpen. I also talked a bit about the start to Wooster’s season before saying goodbye. Thanks for listening <3
Musical guest: Jimmy Fallon having no respect for IMDABES
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