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Barstool Sports presents the baseball podcast that everyone wants but no one else will give you. Do you care about play by play baseball coverage? We don't either. This is the pod for fans of America's greatest pastime who want hosts willing to cut through the noise and talk about the game the way we really see it. Hosted by MLB great Dallas Braden and Blogger Jared, The Starting 9 makes baseball podcast listening fun again.

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Barstool Sports presents the baseball podcast that everyone wants but no one else will give you. Do you care about play by play baseball coverage? We don't either. This is the pod for fans of America's greatest pastime who want hosts willing to cut through the noise and talk about the game the way we really see it. Hosted by MLB great Dallas Braden and Blogger Jared, The Starting 9 makes baseball podcast listening fun again.

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Killing it.

By CASHMATiC707 - May 17 2020
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Best baseball podcast now or ever.

Bad Yelich Take

By beardown623 - Mar 05 2020
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Yelich got massively underpaid.

iTunes Ratings

2604 Ratings
Average Ratings
2372
67
32
14
119

Killing it.

By CASHMATiC707 - May 17 2020
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Best baseball podcast now or ever.

Bad Yelich Take

By beardown623 - Mar 05 2020
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Yelich got massively underpaid.
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Starting 9

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Barstool Sports presents the baseball podcast that everyone wants but no one else will give you. Do you care about play by play baseball coverage? We don't either. This is the pod for fans of America's greatest pastime who want hosts willing to cut through the noise and talk about the game the way we really see it. Hosted by MLB great Dallas Braden and Blogger Jared, The Starting 9 makes baseball podcast listening fun again.

Rank #1: Starting 9 Episode #53 - Mookie Wilson

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Barstool Sports presents the Starting 9 podcast, featuring Jared Carrabis and Dallas Braden - the baseball podcast everyone wants but no one else will give you. This week's episode features an interview with 1986 World Series winner and baseball legend Mookie Wilson, who reminisces about 1986, what could have been with that team's core, the modern game and much more! Dallas and Jared also break down about a dozen trades that happened leading up to the deadline, the Athletics tying the Mariners for the 2nd AL Wild Card spot, the Nationals mess (Kintzler, Kelley, Harper) and Chris Sale heading to the DL. The crew also answers Twitter questions from the #Groundscrew, while also providing 60 seconds of ranting on their favorite teams in America's favorite new segment, The Homer Minute. 

Aug 02 2018

2hr 4mins

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Rank #2: Starting 9 Episode #2: Aaron Boone

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Barstool Sports presents the 2nd episode of the Starting 9 featuring Jared Carrabis and Dallas Braden. The baseball podcast everyone wants but no one else will give you. Includes special guest Aaron Boone; duo talks Trout, Goldschmidt, Judge, the AL Wild Card race, Barry Bonds and more.

Aug 10 2017

1hr 4mins

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Rank #3: Starting 9 Episode #100 - Alex Bregman

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Barstool Sports presents the Starting 9, featuring Jared Carrabis and Dallas Braden - the baseball podcast everyone wants but no one else will give you. This week's episode - the 100th in the podcast's history - features n interview with return guest and budding AL MVP candidate Alex Bregman. Dallas and Jared also give love to the #groundscrew for the support across 100 episodes, run through the news of the week (Bruce, Gallo, McCutchen, Freeland), hit on the MLB Draft, “give some love” to a wide array of players, including Griffin Canning, Nolan Arenado, Trevor Story, Hyun-Jin Ryu, Xander Bogaerts, Austin Riley and others. The crew also dives into a batch of Twitter questions in this celebration of the best baseball podcast going.

Jun 04 2019

2hr 52mins

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Rank #4: Starting 9 Episode #20: Andrew Benintendi

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Barstool Sports presents the Starting 9, featuring Jared Carrabis and Dallas Braden. The baseball podcast everyone wants but no one else will give you. This week's episode features an interview with Red Sox outfielder Andrew Benintendi, along with insight on Giancarlo Stanton to the Yankees, Marcell Ozuna to the Cardinals, Shohei Ohtani's damaged elbow, Manny Machado rumors, the relief pitcher market explosion and, of course, questions from the listeners. We also check in on Jared'd well-being. 

Dec 14 2017

1hr 35mins

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Rank #5: Starting 9 Episode #49: Johnny Damon

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Barstool Sports presents the Starting 9 podcast, featuring Jared Carrabis and Dallas Braden - the baseball podcast everyone wants but no one else will give you. This week's episode features an interview with former Red Sox and Yankees legend Johnny Damon, who talks about his memories of those years, what he's been up to lately, and his impressions of the game today. Jared and Dallas also hand out their 1st Half Awards in both leagues - MVP, Cy Young, Rookie of the Year, along with unique awards like the Saugus Rocket Award and the 209 Mayor Award. The crew also debuts the Homer Minute - a quick, 60-second assessment of the ‘home teams' of the three podcast participants.

Jul 03 2018

1hr 45mins

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Rank #6: Starting 9 Episode #111 - Marcus Stroman

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Barstool Sports presents the Starting 9, featuring Jared Carrabis and Dallas Braden - the baseball podcast everyone wants but no one else will give you. This week's first episode features an interview with certified stud, Blue Jays ace and 2019 All-Star Marcus Stroman. Dallas and Jared discuss their reactions to watching the Angels combined no-hitter and the night honoring Tyler Skaggs, a night no one will forget. The crew also dives into the news/transactions of the week (Bailey, Cashner, Scherzer, Molina), checks in on a handful of important standings-related questions and answer a bunch of questions from the #groundscrew. And a bonus story about laying down the law at the grocery store.

Jul 16 2019

2hr 46mins

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Rank #7: Starting 9 Episode #45: Dan Katz (Big Cat)

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Barstool Sports presents the Starting 9 podcast, featuring Jared Carrabis and Dallas Braden - the baseball podcast everyone wants but no one else will give you. This week's episode features an interview with Barstool's own Dan Katz/Big Cat, who discusses Jake Arrieta's return to Wrigley Field, and his importance to the Cubs during his time there. Dallas and Jared also get into a wide variety of topics, including: Madison Bumgarner's return, Cody Bellinger's potential demotion, Tim Lincecum's release, Vladimir Guerrero Jr's possible promotion to Triple-A (and the Majors?), Jake Arrieta's importance to both the Phillies and Cubs, the Yankees vs ESPN scheduling showdown - and much more, including Twitter questions from the #groundscrew.

Jun 07 2018

1hr 54mins

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Rank #8: Starting 9 Episode #82 - Christian Yelich, Travis Shaw & Eric Thames

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Barstool Sports presents the Starting 9, featuring Jared Carrabis and Dallas Braden - the baseball podcast everyone wants but no one else will give you. This week's episode features an extended, casual sit-down conversation with a trio of Milwaukee Brewers - reigning NL MVP Christian Yelich, Travis Shaw and Eric Thames, who joined Dallas and Jared from Spring Training in Arizona. Nearly every possible topic was covered. In addition, the crew hits on the news of the week (Adam Jones, Kyle Seager, Clayton Kershaw, Vlad Jr, etc), while also beginning their Division Preview series, starting with the AL West and the NL Central. Dallas and Jared wrap it all up by answering Twitter questions from the #groundscrew. 

Mar 13 2019

3hr 28mins

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Rank #9: Starting 9 Episode #41: Kevin Clancy (KFC)

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Barstool Sports presents The Starting 9 podcast, featuring Jared Carrabis and Dallas Braden - the baseball podcast everyone wants but no one else will give you. This week's episode features an interview/therapy session with Barstool's own Kevin Clancy/KFC, who talks Mets, the trade of Matt Harvey, Michael Conforto's struggles and more. Jared and Dallas also touch on the biggest stories of the week, including Albert Pujols reaching 3,000 hits, Clayton Kershaw to the DL, the Yankees recent dominance and James Paxton's remarkable recent starts. The crew also answers Twitter questions from the #groundscrew, as well as a moment to remember Wednesday's anniversary of Dallas' perfect game from 2010.

May 10 2018

1hr 27mins

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Rank #10: Starting 9 Episode #80 - Nolan Arenado

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Barstool Sports presents the Starting 9, featuring Jared Carrabis and Dallas Braden - the baseball podcast everyone wants but no one else will give you. This week's episode features a bucket list interview with Rockies superstar and newly-extended Nolan Arenado, who sat down with Dallas and Jared during the #SpikesUpTour in Arizona at the start of Spring Training. Arenado gets into a wide variety of topics, including his time on Team USA and the World Baseball Classic, Troy Tulowitzki's impact early on during his career, the upcoming 2019 Rockies season and much more. The crew also breaks down the new Arenado record-setting contract extension, while Dallas and Jared discuss the overall experience in Arizona Spring Training. 

Feb 28 2019

2hr 3mins

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Rank #11: Starting 9 Episode #58 - Nicholas Castellanos & Shane Greene

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Barstool Sports presents the Starting 9, featuring Jared Carrabis and Dallas Braden - the baseball podcast everyone wants but no one else will give you. This week's episode features a fascinating and sprawling interview with Detroit Tigers teammates Nicholas Castellanos and Shane Greene, who dive into their careers, their interaction with social media, their podcast, fellow players getting paid market value and much more! Dallas and Jared also get into a wide variety of topics, including the Josh Donaldson trade, Ryan Howard's retirement, the Mariners clubhouse ‘fight', Christian Yelich's rise to superstardom and we revisit the National League Rookie of the Year race between Juan Soto and Ronald Acuna. The crew also enjoys some listener-submitted Homer Minutes, and answer Twitter questions from the #groundscrew. 

Sep 06 2018

2hr 28mins

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Rank #12: Starting 9 Episode #52 - Justin Morneau

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Barstool Sports presents the Starting 9 featuring Jared Carrabis and Dallas Braden - the baseball podcast everyone wants but no one else will give you. This week's episode features an interview with former AL MVP and Home Run Derby champion Justin Morneau, who discusses the current game, his epic Home Run Derby vs Josh Hamilton, Johan Santana's greatness, the Twins team that had the best chance of breaking through for a World Series, and much more! Jared and Dallas also get into the Zach Britton trade, Gary Sanchez fiasco/injury, the red-hot Pirates and Athletics and Jose Ramirez's MVP campaign and growth as a hitter. The crew also does this week's edition of the Homer Minute and answers Twitter questions from the #groundscrew

Jul 26 2018

1hr 43mins

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Rank #13: Starting 9 Episode #28: Paul Lo Duca

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Barstool Sports presents the Starting 9, featuring Jared Carrabis and Dallas Braden. The baseball podcast everyone wants but no one else will give you. This week's episode features special guest and friend of Barstool - former MLB veteran Paul Lo Duca, who absolutely does not stick to baseball during this interview. Dallas and Jared also discuss J.D. Martinez reportedly being 'fed up' with the Red Sox, the news that Ervin Santana will be out into May, Barstool's own KFC joins to "talk Todd Frazier" (actually: rant about the Mets), Tim Lincecum's showcase next week, the ongoing war of words between MLB and MLBPA, the Giants retiring Barry Bonds' number, Jeter firing the man inside of Billy the Marlin - and more!

Feb 07 2018

1hr 38mins

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Rank #14: Starting 9 Episode #73 - Groundscrew Appreciation Podcast

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Barstool Sports presents the Starting 9, featuring Jared Carrabis and Dallas Braden - the baseball podcast everyone wants but no one else will give you. This week's episode is for the #Groundscrew - we spend hours answering questions of all kinds from our loyal listeners - from who would win a baseball tournament where you could bring back dead franchise legends, to childhood celebrity crushes, the best places to watch a game, to playing FMK with various housing structures, this podcast has it all. The crew also gets into the transactions of the week - David Robertson to the Phillies, Zach Britton back to the Yanks, Kelvin Herrera to the Southside of Chicago, and we sneak in the late-night signing of Yasmani Grandal to the Brew Crew. 

Jan 10 2019

3hr 4mins

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Rank #15: Starting 9 Episode #74 - Cody Bellinger

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Barstool Sports presents the Starting 9, featuring Jared Carrabis and Dallas Braden - the baseball podcast everyone wants but no one else will give you. This week's episode features an interview with 2017 NL Rookie of the Year and 2-time National League Champion Cody Bellinger, who talks his approach to hitting, reflects on the last two Dodgers seasons and talks about whether or not Babe Ruth called his shot. Dallas and Jared also touch on the signings and transactions of the week (Ottavino, LeMahieu, Dozier, Martin, Grandal), we get Dallas' thoughts on the Kyler Murray situation, and the crew answers Twitter questions from the #groundscrew. 

Jan 18 2019

2hr 11mins

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Rank #16: Starting 9 Episode #98 - Dansby Swanson

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Barstool Sports presents the Starting 9, featuring Jared Carrabis and Dallas Braden - the baseball podcast everyone wants but no one else will give you. This episode features an interview with Braves stud shortstop and former #1 overall pick Dansby Swanson. Dallas and Jared also get into Cody Bellinger, the Twins, the Athletics, the news of the week (Luke Weaver, George Springer, Dustin Pedroia), talk a little Dan Vogelbach, Paul DeJong, Nolan Arenado, the Indians All-Star representative, the Rangers - and much more!

May 28 2019

2hr 2mins

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Rank #17: Starting 9 Episode #95 - Cal Ripken Jr.

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Barstool Sports presents the Starting 9, featuring Jared Carrabis and Dallas Braden - the baseball podcast everyone wants but no one else will give you. This week's episode features a very special returning guest - Hall of Famer, the Ironman, Cal Ripken Jr, who comes back into the Starting 9 interview room for a second time to chat about anything and everything baseball, and what he continues to be up to in his post-playing career. The guys also run through some news of the week (goodbye Miguel Andújar), the return of the PointsBet betting segment, Twitter questions and more!

May 16 2019

1hr 37mins

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Rank #18: Starting 9 Episode #84: Josh Donaldson

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Barstool Sports presents the Starting 9, featuring Jared Carrabis and Dallas Braden - the baseball podcast everyone wants but no one else will give you. This week's episode features an interview with a white wale of a guest - former AL MVP and current Atlanta Brave Josh Donaldson. The crew also hits on the wave of big-money extensions for some of the game's biggest stars - Sale, deGrom, Goldschmidt, Verlander among them - while also finishing up the Division Preview series with the AL East and NL West. The crew wraps up by making picks for the main awards in 2019 - MVP, Cy Young, Rookie of the Year and Manager of the Year. Happy baseball!

Mar 28 2019

2hr 23mins

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Rank #19: Starting 9 Episode #79 - Trevor Bauer & Mike Clevinger

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Barstool Sports presents the Starting 9 podcast, featuring Jared Carrabis and Dallas Braden. This week's episode features the sit-down chat Jared and Dallas had with the Indians rotation duo of Trevor Bauer and Mike Clevinger while experiencing Spring Training out in Arizona. In addition to that conversation, the duo also gets into the adventures of the #SpikesUpTour, as well as the Padres massive signing of Manny Machado.

Feb 27 2019

1hr 17mins

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Rank #20: Starting 9 Episode #66 - WS Recap & Hello Offseason

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Barstool Sports presents the Starting 9, featuring Jared Carrabis and Dallas Braden - the baseball podcast everyone wants but no one else will give you. This week's episode dives in head first to the offseason action, from the big names - Harper, Machado, Kershaw - to more than a dozen transactions that have already happened (or agreed to) this offseason, including Brett Gardner, Trevor Rosenthal, David Price opting in, Fernando Rodney, the Mets hiring Brodie Van Wagenen as GM, and much more. The crew also answers questions from the #groundscrew. Oh and it recaps the World Series and Jared's Duck Boat adventures. 

Nov 02 2018

2hr 4mins

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Starting 9 Episode 186 - Appreciating the Superstars

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Barstool Sports presents the Starting 9, featuring Jared Carrabis and Dallas Braden - the baseball podcast everyone wants but no one else will give you. In this week's second episode, the crew takes time to appreciate the superstars playing currently, focusing mostly on Mike Trout but also delving into Juan Soto, Fernando Tatis and others. Jared and Dallas also discuss the news of the week (Judge, Benintendi, Verlander); the most aesthetically-appealing way to hit a HR; play a round of 'Buy or Sell'; and answer questions for the listeners. And, of course, a brief celebration of Dallas on his birthday.

Aug 13 2020

2hr 21mins

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Starting 9 Episode 185 - Trevor Bauer

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Barstool Sports presents the Starting 9, featuring Jared Carrabis and Dallas Braden - the baseball podcast everyone wants but no one else will give you. This week's episode features a return visit from three-time guest Trevor Bauer of the Cincinnati Reds, who joins to discuss the Reds, his personal and professional plans, growing the game and much more. Dallas and Jared also get into a variety of topics: the Cleveland pitchers violating quarantine; the Ramon Laureano/Alex Cintron situation; the rise of Fernando Tatis Jr; the injury news to Giancarlo Stanton and Madison Bumgarner; Marcus Stroman's decision to opt-out; Charlie Blackmon's blistering start - and much more.

Aug 11 2020

2hr 26mins

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Starting 9 Episode 184 - We Love Baseball

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Barstool Sports presents the Starting 9, featuring Jared Carrabis and Dallas Braden, the baseball podcast everyone wants but no one else will give you. This week's episode features a wide variety of topics, including but not limited to: Mike Trout, Fernando Tatis, Albert Pujols, Mike Soroka, Shohei Ohtani, Jesús Luzardo, Jo Adell, Roberto Osuna, the most exciting teams to watch this season, upcoming interviews to be excited about and a lot more.

Aug 07 2020

1hr 10mins

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Starting 9 Episode 183 - Tracy Smith

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Barstool Sports presents Starting 9, the baseball podcast everyone wants but no one else will give you. This week's episode is jam-packed with content, namely an interview with Arizona State head baseball coach Tracy Smith, coming on the heels of the Spencer Torkelson interview. Dallas and Jared also talk about seemingly nearly every player in baseball, including Aaron Judge, Shohei Ohtani, Clayton Kershaw, Trevor Bauer, Yoenis Cespedes, Kyle Lewis, Joey Votto, pitching injuries, the Cardinals COVID situation - and so much more.

Aug 04 2020

2hr 49mins

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Starting 9 Episode 182 - Nate Pearson

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Barstool Sports presents the Starting 9, featuring Jared Carrabis and Dallas Braden, the baseball podcast everyone wants but no one else will give you. This week's episode features an interview with Toronto Blue Jays pitching prospect Nate Pearson, who debuted yesterday (Wednesday) and showed immediately that he belongs in MLB. Dallas and Jared also get into the huge amount of news from the first week: what stood out, instant standings reactions, the Dodgers/Astros/Joe Kelly situation, the Marlins/COVID stuff - and much more!

Jul 30 2020

2hr 23mins

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Starting 9 Episode 181 - Spencer Torkelson & 2020 Season Preview

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Barstool Sports presents the Starting 9, featuring Jared Carrabis and Dallas Braden, the baseball podcast everyone wants but no one else will give you. This week's episode features an interview with number one overall pick in the 2020 Draft Spencer Torkelson of the Detroit Tigers. Dallas and Jared also get into the Mookie Betts/Dodgers extension news; previewing the season, going division-by-division; and end-of-year awards picks.

Jul 22 2020

3hr 34mins

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Starting 9 Episode 180 - Luke Voit

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Barstool Sports presents the Starting 9, featuring Jared Carrabis and Dallas Braden - the baseball podcast everyone wants but no one else will give you. This week's episode features a return to the podcast for Yankees slugger Luke Voit, who talked to Jared and Dallas during the middle of quarantine. The crew also gets into the news and notes of the week (Buster Posey, Michael Kopech, Jordan Hicks, etc); Dallas and Jared bring back the 'Show 'Em Some Love' segment; and the guys answer listener questions from Twitter and Reddit.

Jul 15 2020

2hr 25mins

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Starting 9 Episode 179 - Mike Moustakas

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Barstool Sports presents the Starting 9, featuring Jared Carrabis and Dallas Braden, the baseball podcast everyone wants but no one else will give you. This week's episode features a return to the podcast for Mike Moustakas, now of the Cincinnati Reds, who talks about his experience over the last few months, his preparation for the 2020 season, the excitement around the Reds, his multiple free agencies and much more. Dallas and Jared also get into injury and COVID news from around MLB (Markakis, Price, King Felix, Tanaka, etc); the crew looks at the newly-released 2020 schedule; and, of course, the Build Your Perfect Pitcher draft.

Jul 08 2020

2hr 36mins

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Starting 9 Episode 178 - Scott Boras Returns

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Barstool Sports presents the Starting 9, featuring Jared Carrabis and Dallas Braden - the baseball podcast everyone wants but no one else will give you. This week's episode features a return appearance from one of the podcast's biggest guest: superagent Scott Boras. Dallas, Jared and Boras talk about the 2020 season, the negotiations to get us there, the 2020 MLB Draft and much much more. The crew also gets into Ian Desmond's powerful statement from Monday evening, as well as several other players who have opted-out of the 2020 season; the announced 60-man rosters and the prospects we're excited to (potentially) see; and much more.

Jun 30 2020

2hr 17mins

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Starting 9 Episode 177 - Trevor Williams & MLB's Back

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Barstool Sports presents the Starting 9, featuring Jared Carrabis and Dallas Braden, the baseball podcast that everyone wants but no one else will give you. This week's episode is a long-time coming: the guys discuss the announced return of Major League Baseball, running through the details of the plan: roster sizes, extra innings, the DH, the schedule and everything in between. Dallas and Jared also welcome on Pittsburgh Pirates righty Trevor Williams, an interview recorded during quarantine that runs the gamut of topics. The crew also answers listener questions and much more.

Jun 24 2020

2hr 44mins

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Starting 9 Episode 176 - Scott Kingery & Cole Tucker

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Barstool Sports presents the Starting 9, featuring Jared Carrabis and Dallas Braden - the baseball podcast everyone wants but no one else will give you. This week's episode features a combo interview with lifelong friends and current Major Leaguers Scott Kingery (Phillies) and Cole Tucker (Pirates), who talk growing up together, what they've been up to with no baseball, the latest in the attempts to return to the field, and much more (50:50). Dallas and Jarerd get into the latest developments in the back-and-forth between MLB and the MLBPA at the start of the podcast; RDT Barstool joins for a few to talk Orioles draft and to eat his tweet from last week (2:06:46); and the crew chats the Yankees sign-stealing report and answer questions from the Reddit page (2:18:40).

Jun 17 2020

3hr 9mins

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Starting 9 Episode 175 - AJ Schnack

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Barstool Sports presents the Starting 9, featuring Jared Carrabis and Dallas Braden, the baseball podcast everyone wants but no one else will give you. This week's episode features an interview with the director of the upcoming documentary Long Gone Summer, which recalls the epic 1998 home run chase between Mark McGwire and Sammy Sosa. Dallas and Jared give their thoughts on that summer and its legacy more than 20 years later, while also getting into the latest in the labor negotiations and when/if baseball will return. The crew also answers questions from the listeners.

Jun 10 2020

1hr 22mins

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Starting 9 Episode 174 - Pat Connaughton

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Barstool Sports presents the Starting 9, featuring Jared Carrabis and Dallas Braden - the baseball podcast everyone wants but no one else gives you. This week's podcast includes a 'cross-over' interview with Pat Connaughton of the NBA's Milwaukee Bucks. Dallas and Jared touch on the national protests over the last week. The crew also builds their perfect player based on the five available tools.

Jun 03 2020

1hr 53mins

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Starting 9 Episode 173 - Ryan Yarbrough & Tim Tadlock

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Barstool Sports presents the Starting 9, featuring Jared Carrabis and Dallas Braden - the baseball podcast everyone wants but no one else will give you. This week's episode is another round of double interviews: first - Tampa Bay Rays multi-role pitching weapon Ryan Yarbrough, who talks about his evolution, the ridiculous Rays pitching staff, quarantine and much more (28:30). The second interview is near and dear to Dallas' heart - the current head coach of the Texas Tech Red Raiders baseball team, Tim Tadlock, stops by to give us the college baseball perspective (1:21:45). The crew also runs through the latest news, including the announcement of Japanese baseball re-starting. Finally, Dallas and Jared also get into Twitter questions, including another edition of #bringingthecheese (1:57:00).

May 27 2020

2hr 26mins

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Starting 9 Episode 172 - Cavan Biggio & Adam Ottavino

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Barstool Sports presents the Starting 9, featuring Jared Carrabis and Dallas Braden - the baseball podcast everyone wants but no one else will give you. This week's episode features a pair of fun interviews: first, with Toronto Blue Jays young cornerstone Cavan Biggio (34:45); and second, with shutdown reliever for the New York Yankees, Adam Ottavino (1:31:00). Dallas and Jared get into the latest news from baseball's attempts to get back on the field off the top of the podcast, while also answering a bunch of Twitter questions from the listeners at the end (2:11:28).

May 19 2020

2hr 48mins

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Starting 9 Episode 171 (Bonus Pod) - Patrick Corbin & Matt Barnes

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Barstool Sports presents the Starting 9, featuring Jared Carrabis and Dallas Braden - the baseball podcast everyone wants but no one else will give you. This week's second, bonus episode features an interview with Washington Nationals left-hander and World Series champion Patrick Corbin and Boston Red Sox right-hander Matt Barnes, who join to talk baseball as well as their Call of Duty Warzone Charity tournament going on this Saturday. Dallas and Jared also react to Blake Snell's comments and answer some Twitter questions.

May 15 2020

52mins

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Starting 9 Episode 170 - Amir Garrett

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Barstool Sports presents the Starting 9, featuring Jared Carrabis and Dallas Braden - the baseball podcast everyone wants but no one else will give you. This week's episode features an interview with Cincinnati Reds left-hander Amir Garrett, who walks us through everything from 'The Fight' to his dogs in a wide-ranging, delightful 90-minute interview (46:29). The crew also gets into the ongoing labor and return-to-play conversations (4:45); the talk of Armando Galarraga and 'fixing' his perfect game mistake, along with changes to the MLB Draft (2:16:35), before finishing up with Twitter questions and some final thoughts on the Next Decade Draft.

May 13 2020

3hr 5mins

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Starting 9 Episode 169 - Bryce Harper

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Barstool Sports presents the Starting 9, featuring Jared Carrabis and Dallas Braden - the baseball podcast that everyone wants but no one else will give you. This week's episode features arguably the biggest interview in Starting 9 history: Phillies star outfielder Bryce Harper, who spends nearly two hours with Dallas and Jared, discussing everything from his childhood baseball experience to his free agency experience, MLB stars in the Olympics and so much more (4:22). The crew also finishes the Next Decade Draft (2:06:30); talks some Korean Baseball/KBO (2:42:50); and answers some Twitter questions (including another episode of 'Bringing The Cheese') (2:33:33).

May 05 2020

3hr 1min

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Starting 9 Episode 168 (Bonus Ep) - Jeff McNeil

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Barstool Sports presents the Starting 9, featuring Jared Carrabis and Dallas Braden, the baseball podcast everyone wants but no one else will give you. This week's second episode of the week - bonus pod! - features an interview with returning guest and New York Mets standout Jeff McNeil. Dallas and Jared also get into the proposed divisional re-alignment for the abbreviated 2020 season, as well as some random team record trivia.

May 01 2020

1hr 22mins

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Starting 9 Episode 167 - Austin Meadows & John Savage

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Barstool Sports presents the Starting 9, featuring Jared Carrabis and Dallas Braden - the baseball podcast everyone wants but no one else will give you. This week's episode is stacked with good stuff: Tampa Bay Rays star outfielder Austin Meadows joins for an interview (28:00); UCLA head baseball coach John Savage chats with Dallas and Jared in yet another interview (1:35); a surprise guest (and current star Major Leaguer) drops in for the next installment of the 'Next Decade Draft' (56:30); the crew talks a little KBO and, of course, answers Twitter questions (2:14).

Apr 29 2020

2hr 44mins

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32
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119

Killing it.

By CASHMATiC707 - May 17 2020
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Best baseball podcast now or ever.

Bad Yelich Take

By beardown623 - Mar 05 2020
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Yelich got massively underpaid.