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The Baseball Show: Hot Stove talk; the mental side of the game

On Saturday morning Clint and I were back at it on The Baseball Show, offering our thoughts on all of this past week’s signings, as well as other notable headlines.

Some of the many things that we discussed:

  • Adam Dunn: Clint’s favorite player and my the White Sox new 1B/DH
  • The great career of Andruw Jones and what could have been…


The Baseball Show: Pre-Thanksgiving Edition

Tonight on The Baseball Show, co-host Clint Evans from Diamond Hoggers and I talk a little pre-Thanksgiving Hot Stove.

We talk about a dozen different baseball topics, ranging from Joey Votto’s MVP to whether Derek Lee has outstayed his welcome in the National League.  So if you’re preparing for that Thanksgiving trip and you’re in the mood to listen to some baseball talk about all things relevant (and some that might not be just yet) be sure to give us a listen to pass the time.


Joey Votto runs away with NL MVP (Video)

[courtesy of @CincinnatiReds]

On Monday afternoon, Cincinnati Reds first baseman Joey Votto was named the 2010 National League MVP after receiving 31 of 32 first-place votes.  For those who watched Votto closely this season, the prestigious recognition comes as no surprise considering that he was the most impressive hitter in the NL and arguably in all of baseball.

Nobody covers the Reds like my man Clint over at Diamond Hoggers, and here is what he had say after Votto was announced as MVP:


The Baseball Show: Hotstove Edition

Today on The Baseball Show, co-host Clint Evans of Diamond Hoggers and I went strong for a little over an hour. Topics for discussion included but weren’t limited to:

-Thoughts on the Justin Upton trade rumors
-We skim through the free agent class and the moves that have taken place thus far around baseball
-Thoughts on the NL Rookie of the Year
-Thoughts on Felix Hernandez winning the AL Cy Young Award
-Final thoughts on the AL/NL MVP awards

Rookie Card Corner: Joey Votto 2002 Bowman Draft Picks

The Golden Sombrero presents Rookie Card Corner: Joey Votto 2002 Bowman Draft Picks

Fun Fact: Joey is a skilled bowler.  He once rolled a 266.