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Starting 9

373 EpisodesProduced by Barstool SportsWebsite

MLB legend Jake Arrieta & Barstool Carl bring their colorful and intense personalities to the public in this Barstool Sports show. Focusing on MLB but touching pop culture, life and everything in between. New episodes every Tuesday and Thursday.You can find every episode of this show on Apple Podcas… read more


Episode 004: Cowboy Joe West + MLB Power Rankings

On Episode 004 of Starting 9, Jake & Carl welcome legendary Umpire, Joe West to talk all things retirement, behind the scenes & his relationship with Jake Arrieta on the mound. Before and after Jake & Carl break down their Top 5 / Bottom 5. New Segment "Jake Explains" and more stories. Plus "Starting 9: Who Would You Golf With?". 00:00:00-00:00:25 - Intro 00:00:25-00:02:47 - Jakes Internet 00:02:47-00:04:23 - Red Sox 00:04:23-00:10:15 - Juan Soto 00:10:15-00:28:02 - Top/Bottom 5 00:28:02-00:31:05 - Owners 00:31:05-00:37:35 - Rehab Starts Explained 00:37:25-01:41:15 - Joe West - 00:39:16-00:47:32 Getting Back At Players & Coaches 00:47:32-00:52:06 - Leading By Example 00:52:06-00:57:08 - Pitchers vs. Umps 00:57:08-01:03:44 - Miss Umpiring? 01:03:44-01:07:17 - Jake Vs. Joe 01:07:17-01:14:07 - Transitioning From Umpiring 01:14:07-01:19:31 - Commissioner Joe 01:19:31-01:22:39 - Gambling 01:22:39-01:25:57 - Pete Rose 01:25:57-01:34:00 - Player Fights 01:34:00-01:38:27 - Foul Balls 01:38:28-01:41:15 - Final Thoughts - 01:41:15-01:44:07 - Joe West Recap 01:44:07-01:49:30 - Starting 9: Golfers

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