Tune in to Tri-State at the Plate this week as Andy, Jason and Dr. Garrett discuss all the news and notes from all the TSM Clubs. Jason talks about the Indians hot start and Lonnie Chisenhall’s demotion, plus whether the Tribe should sign Mark Reynolds long-term. Andy discusses the Pirates pop-up walk-off win on Friday night as well as Gerritt Cole’s disappointing start and whether Starling Marte should move to right field. Dr. Garrett gives all the injury news plus an impressive answer to a fan’s question: “Why is Travis Snider’s face so red?”
By Andy Burdick
You’ve been warned: this is not baseball analysis of the statistical type.
I’m watching NL Central competitor Homer Bailey pitch tonight between innings of the Pirates game and every time I see him, he gives me the chills. Not because of his no hitter against the Pirates. No, not the no hitter. But every time I see a picture of Homer Bailey, I think of this: Continue reading
After a wild week for the umpires around the league join the TSM guys as they recap all the action for the Indians, Pirates and SeaWolves. Dr. Garrett returns with all of the medical updates and discussion about Vinnie Pestano’s elbow, James McDonald’s shoulder and Francisco Liriano’s upcoming debut.
Running short staffed, but with plenty of news to cover, Andy and Jason cover the goings on in Cleveland and Pittsburgh, as well as some hot bats in Erie. Andy rants about the HBP War between Pittsburgh and St. Louis and Jason talks about the Cleveland Indians leadership in the clubhouse. TSM Baseball is proud to introduce The Ben Jedlovec Interview: Part Deux as well. Listen as the VP of Baseball Info Solutions takes baseball fans to school and teaches us more about the wonders of sabermetrics.
Prepare to take a magical journey into defensive metrics this week as the Tri-State gang is joined by none other than Ben Jedlovec. Ben is the Vice-President of Baseball Info Solutions, the co-author of the Fielding Bible Volume III, an ESPN and MLB contributor, and all around great guy. Part 1 of a two-part interview starts around the 40:00 minute mark. As if that’s not enough, Dr. Garrett covers all the injury news, plus Bruce Rondon’s MLB-debut, the Indians roller coaster season thus far and a hot streak that is at least 30 degrees warmer than the temperature in Pittsburgh.