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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