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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


Starting 9 Episode 218 - John Smoltz

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 podcast features an interview with Hall of Famer John Smoltz, who discusses his career (both Atlanta and Boston), talks in-depth pitching, his brief experience in Boston, pitching with Maddux and Glavine, being a starter vs a closer - and much more (1:12:30). Jared and Dallas also get into all the news the podcast hasn't covered, including the Mets trade for Francisco Lindor & Carlos Carrasco, the Yankees signing of DJ LeMahieu and Corey Kluber, Liam Hendriks to the White Sox, Kyle Schwarber and Jon Lester to the Nationals, Archie Bradley to the Phillies, Alex Wood to the Giants, Martin Perez back to Boston - and everything else. The crew also discusses the Mets firing of GM Jared Porter and the situation surrounding that, Theo Epstein joining the MLB office and Dave Stewart getting involved in the Oakland stadium situation!

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