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Scott Merkin

27 Podcast Episodes

Latest 6 Nov 2021 | Updated Daily

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10/16: Scott Merkin

White Sox Weekly

We recap the 2021 White Sox season and hear from Jose Abreu and Tim Anderson. Then, MLB.com's Scott Merkin joins the show to recap the ALDS and looks forward to next season.

1hr 31mins

17 Oct 2021

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Grote: Scott Merkin interview (Hour 1)

Score Evenings

Mark Grote opened his show by discussing White Sox manager Tony La Russa's future with the organization after Chicago was eliminated by Houston on Tuesday in the American League Division Series. Later, Scott Merkin of MLB.com joined the show to reflect on the White Sox's season and to preview what moves the club could make this offseason.

44mins

14 Oct 2021

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Move On, Cubs Fans, Scott Merkin Interview (Sports Talk Chicago / WCKG 8-14-21)

Podcasts – Sports Talk Chicago

On today’s show, host Jon Zaghloul addresses the state of the Cubs post-trade deadline, and explains why it’s time to move on. Jon also catches up with Scott Merkin, White Sox Beat Writer for MLB.com (18:43)! They discuss the White Sox’s sweep over the Cubs, and its significance moving forward. They also talk about the team’s trade deadline acquisitions, and debate who should be apart of the postseason rotation. Later in the interview, Scott shares his thoughts on Hawk Harrelson’s Hall of Fame induction, plus explains why he always forgets where he parks his car! TO ACCESS SPORTS TALK CHICAGO’S EXCLUSIVE SPORTS GAMBLING PROMOTION, VISIT https://sportstalkchicago.com/cash/. Remember to tune in on weekends at 7a Central to listen to the show live on AM 1530 WCKG! National audiences can find WCKG on the iHeartRadio and Radio.com apps!

40mins

13 Aug 2021

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Makhlouf: Scott Merkin interview (Hour 3)

Hit & Run with Matt Spiegel

In the third hour, Ramie Makhlouf was joined by Scott Merkin of MLB.com to discuss the possible moves the White Sox could make ahead of the trade deadline Friday. Later, Makhlouf took calls from Score listeners on what they want to see their respective team do at the deadline.

39mins

25 Jul 2021

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Scott Merkin joins the show to talk White Sox baseball at the 50 game mark

Passion for the Pastime

Beat Writer of the Chicago White Sox for MLB.com, Scott Merkin, rejoins the show to give a status update on the Southside of Chicago. From White Sox being hit with big injuries to leading the AL Central at the 50 game mark, there is no shortage of topics on the Southside in 2021.--- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/appSupport this podcast: https://anchor.fm/passionforthepastime/support

32mins

28 May 2021

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Andy Dalton As QB1, Scott Merkin Interview (Sports Talk Chicago / WCKG 5-18-21)

Podcasts – Sports Talk Chicago

On today’s show, host Jon Zaghloul addresses Matt Nagy’s comments on the Bears’ quarterback competition, and explains why Andy Dalton should start come Week 1. Jon also catches up with Scott Merkin, White Sox Beat Writer for MLB.com (21:02)! They discuss the White Sox’s recent string of wins, and how they’ve come together as a team. They also talk about the excessive Tony La Russa criticism, and whether or not it’s warranted. Later in the interview, Scott reveals his favorite Lionel Richie song, plus shares a story about the time he was mistaken for McLovin! TO ACCESS SPORTS TALK CHICAGO’S EXCLUSIVE SPORTS GAMBLING PROMOTION, VISIT https://sportstalkchicago.com/cash/. Remember to tune in every day at 2p Central to listen to the show live on AM 1530 WCKG! National audiences can find WCKG on the iHeartRadio and Radio.com apps!

40mins

17 May 2021

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Makhlouf: Scott Merkin interview (Hour 2)

Hit & Run with Matt Spiegel

In the second hour, Ramie Makhlouf was joined by Scott Merkin of MLB.com to discuss how the media is covering White Sox manager Tony La Russa, right-hander Michael Kopech's role and if the team's rotation is the organization's best since 2005. Makhlouf then further discussed if outsiders are being too critical of La Russa. Later, he took calls on La Russa's work early in the season and other White Sox topics.

45mins

9 May 2021

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Tagging Allen Robinson, Scott Merkin Interview (Sports Talk Chicago / WCKG 3-11-21)

Podcasts – Sports Talk Chicago

On today’s show, host Jon Zaghloul addresses the Bears’ decision to franchise tag Allen Robinson, and explains what it means for the team’s current quarterback search. Jon also catches up with Scott Merkin, White Sox Beat Writer for MLB.com (18:05)! They discuss the latest from Spring Training in Arizona, and assess their confidence level heading into the 2021 season. They also talk about positional battles, both in right field and within the starting rotation. Later in the interview, Scott reveals his favorite Michigan Basketball memory, plus demonstrates why “humorful” is a word! TO ACCESS SPORTS TALK CHICAGO’S EXCLUSIVE SPORTS GAMBLING PROMOTION, VISIT https://sportstalkchicago.com/cash/. Remember to tune in every day at 2p Central to listen to the show live on AM 1530 WCKG! National audiences can find WCKG on the iHeartRadio and Radio.com apps!

38mins

10 Mar 2021

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Writer's Block with Scott Merkin (@ScottMerkin) of the Chicago White Sox

Draft Champions Podcast

We talk to Scott about  - Michigan Iowa game - Wrestlemania 2 - Cease's core velocity belt -Rodon, Lopez, Stiever, Crochet - Who's Hendrik's back up? - Over Under .235 for Moncada, .255 for Robert, .310 for Madrigal - Moncada bounce back? - Did Robert's diving catch impact his second half? - Vaughn ETA -Projected batting order

36mins

26 Feb 2021

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Talking Chicago White Sox baseball with Scott Merkin of MLB.com

Passion for the Pastime

On this episode I am joined by Chicago White Sox beat writer for MLB.com, Scott Merkin. We will discuss baseball on the Southside and look at the LaRussa hiring. Also what are team expectations for 2021? How will Jose Abreu follow up season after winning the AL MVP? As well as an outlook on Lucas Giolito and Michael Kovach. Its all that and more and you wont want to miss it.--- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/appSupport this podcast: https://anchor.fm/passionforthepastime/support

28mins

5 Feb 2021

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