Spitballin'

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Spitballin' features Ben Rogers and Jared Sandler. Ben and Jared will take a look at every part of the Rangers season from start to finish, giving their expert insight and analysis. Watch for their weekly chats and stay on top of all the developing Rangers stories.

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texasrangers.com
Description
Spitballin' features Ben Rogers and Jared Sandler. Ben and Jared will take a look at every part of the Rangers season from start to finish, giving their expert insight and analysis. Watch for their weekly chats and stay on top of all the developing Rangers stories.
Language
🇬🇧 English
last modified
2018-09-19 20:55
last episode published
2018-01-31 23:32
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MLB.com author  
St. Louis Cardinals Podcast owner  
Explicit
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Number of Episodes
308
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Episodes

Date Thumb Title & Description Contributors
18.09.2018 http://mlb.mlb.com/assets/images/1/9/2/271640192/cuts/1400x1400/cut.jpg

9/18/18: Spitballin' | Ben Rogers & Jared Sandler

Ben and Jared discuss the positives of the 2018 Rangers season, including the impressive performance of Jurickson Profar, the developed play of Joey Gallo and more
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9/10/18: Spitballin' | Ben Rogers & Jared Sandler

Ben and Jared tackle the "opener" philosophy, the new pitching trend in Major League Baseball triggered by the Tampa Bay Rays.
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8/31/18: Spitballin' | Ben Rogers & Jared Sandler

Jared lists three things he would love to see from the Rangers pitchers and position players throughout the final month of the 2018 season.
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8/23/18: Spitballin' | Ben Rogers & Jared Sandler

Ben & Jared discuss the Oakland Athletics' division title-contending season and Yu Darvish's season-ending injury.
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8/16/18: Spitballin' | Ben Rogers & Jared Sandler

Assistant director of player development for the Rangers Paul Kruger joins Jared Sandler to discuss the newest additions to the Texas Rangers organization, as well as the future of some of the Rangers prospects
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8/14/18: Spitballin' | Ben Rogers & Jared Sandler

Ben & Jared discuss the possibility of Rougned Odor competing for a Gold Glove, the development of Joey Gallo and the grand opening of Texas Live!
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8/1/18: Spitballin' | Ben Rogers & Jared Sandler

Ben & Jared take a look at the Rangers' newest additions following the July 31 Trade Teadline.
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7/25/18: Spitballin' | Jared Sandler & Kevin Turner

Jared and Kevin "KT" Turner discuss the A.L. Player of the Week, improvements among young players, and the looming Trade Deadline.
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7/19/18: Spitballin' | Ben Rogers & Jared Sandler

Listen in as Ben & Jared examine the positives from the first half of the season.
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7/5/18: Spitballin' | Ben Rogers & Jared Sandler

What's the greatest baseball movie of all time? Ben and Jared debate the merits of classic sports movies, including The Sandlot.
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6/28/18: Spitballin' | Ben Rogers & Jared Sandler

This week's discussion includes Shin-Soo Choo's on-base streak, Keone Kela's 20-for-20 saves and Mike Minor's development in the starting rotation.
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6/20/18: Spitballin' | Ben Rogers & Jared Sandler

This week's discussion topics include Isiah Kiner-Falefa as catcher, Elvis Andrus' return and Jake Diekman's comeback story.
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6/14/18: Spitballin' | Ben Rogers & Jared Sandler

Adrian Beltre becomes the all-time hits leader in MLB history for non-U.S. born players. Ben and Jared discuss who is the greatest Rangers player of all time.
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6/6/18: Spitballin' | Ben Rogers & Jared Sandler

Ben and Jared discuss the recent adjustments that Rangers pitchers and batters have made regarding walks, Jared highlights two Rangers Minor League players and Ben discusses his wiffle ball draft picks.
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6/1/18: Spitballin' | Ben Rogers & Kevin Turner

Ben and KT discuss the baby Rangers,the competition for playing time and their favorite Ranger of all time.
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5/24/18: Spitballin' | Ben Rogers & Jared Sandler

Ben and Jared consider what will happen to Rougned Odor as he continues to struggle in 2018 and discuss the pressure on the coaching staff to help younger players grow.
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5/17/18: Spitballin' | Ben Rogers & Jared Sandler

Will Bartolo Colón represent the Texas Rangers at the 2018 All-Star Game? What are the future roles of Adrián Beltré and Joey Gallo at 3B? Thoughts on these questions and more in this week's podcast!
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5/10/18: Spitballin' | Ben Rogers & Jared Sandler

Ben & Jared discuss who has the the most achievable upside of any of the Rangers' youngsters.
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5/3/18: Spitballin' | Ben Rogers & Jared Sandler

Ben & Jared discuss how the front office makes decisions regarding deadline deals and trades, consider the status of the prospects traded in the Cole Hamels trade and Jonathan Lucroy trade and speculate about the future of the Rangers' roster.
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4/24/18: Spitballin' | Ben Rogers & Jared Sandler

How do the puzzle pieces of quality young players fit together for the Rangers this season? Jared and Ben discuss Joey Gallo's wOBA and wRC+, consider the unwritten rules of the shift and bunting, ruminate on Willie Calhoun's future role in the outfiel...
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4/18/18: Spitballin' | Ben Rogers & Jared Sandler

This week's episode of Spitballin' features: the depth at first base with both Ronald Guzman and Joey Gallo, the need for Renato Nunez's right-handed bat, Isiah Kiner-Falefa's focused approach to the game and Nomar Mazara's development.
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4/11/18: Spitballin' | Ben Rogers & Jared Sandler

Join Ben Rogers and Jared Sandler as they discuss recent injuries, speculate on trade possibilities and evaluate the now famous ballpark "Dilly Dog" on this week's Texas Rangers podcast.
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3/23/18: MLB.com Extras | Texas Rangers

Could Tim Lincecum be the Rangers' closer in 2018? MLB.com's Dani Wexelman and Rangers reporter T.R. Sullivan discuss where Lincecum could fit into the team's bullpen and how the competition in left field is shaping up.
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3/12/18: MLB.com Extras | Texas Rangers

Matt Bush will pitching out of the bullpen in 2018. MLB.com's Dani Wexelman and Rangers reporter T.R. Sullivan break down why Bush is better suited to come out of the 'pen and why Delino DeShields should be the starting center fielder.
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3/7/18: MLB.com Extras | Texas Rangers

MLB.com's Dani Wexelman and Rangers reporter T.R. Sullivan discuss the possibility of the Rangers using a six-man rotation and the club looking to exceed expectations in 2018.
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3/1/18: MLB.com Extras | Texas Rangers

MLB.com's Dani Wexelman and Rangers reporter T.R. Sullivan discuss the possibility of Tim Lincecum closing for the Rangers and whether Willie Calhoun is still the favorite for the left-field position.
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2/22/18: MLB.com Extras | Texas Rangers

Jeff Banister talks with the media about what it would take for his team to compete this season and the challenges that face the pitching staff. Nomar Mazara breaks down why he is ready to have a big 2018. Matt Moore is ready to put the struggles of 20...
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2/13/18: MLB.com Extras | Texas Rangers

How will the Rangers compete in 2018? MLB.com's Dani Wexelman and Rangers reporter T.R. Sullivan discuss who's likely to start on Opening Day.
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2/6/18: MLB.com Extras | Texas Rangers

The Rangers continue to add depth to their pitching staff. MLB.com's Dani Wexelman and Rangers reporter T.R. Sullivan talk about the team signing pitchers Seung-hwan Oh and Bartolo Colon. They also discuss why this team feels they could win the AL West...
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1/31/18: MLB.com Extras | Texas Rangers

Vladimir Guerrero is heading to the Hall of Fame. MLB.com's Dani Wexelman and Rangers reporter T.R. Sullivan share their favorite Guerrero stories from his time with the team and discuss how Joey Gallo is using a greater launch angle to his advantage.
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1/22/18: MLB.com Extras | Texas Rangers

What can be expected out of Nomar Mazara in 2018? MLB.com's Dani Wexelman and MLB.com executive correspondent Richard Justice break down why the team feels Mazara is a key piece to the team and they discuss if Doug Fister is ready for a bounceback seas...
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1/16/18: MLB.com Extras | Texas Rangers

Could the Rangers still pick up a frontline starter this offseason? MLB.com's Dani Wexelman and Rangers reporter T.R. Sullivan discuss why the team doesn't want to add a big-contract pitcher and examine if Jurickson Profar can make the team out of Spri...
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1/10/18: MLB.com Extras | Texas Rangers

Would Lorenzo Cain be a fit in the Rangers' outfield? MLB.com's Dani Wexelman and Rangers reporter T.R. Sullivan discuss how the addition of Cain would affect the rest of the defense and break down which of the newcomers could begin the year in the sta...
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1/4/18: MLB.com Extras | Texas Rangers

The Rangers come in to the new year still looking to add to their starting rotation. MLB.com's Dani Wexelman and Rangers reporter T.R. Sullivan talk about the need to upgrade the pitching staff and discuss how the lineup has the potential to score a lo...
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12/18/17: MLB.com Extras | Texas Rangers

Could Matt Moore be in for a bounceback season in 2018? MLB.com's Dani Wexelman and Rangers reporter T.R. Sullivan take a look at where Matt Moore fits into the starting rotation and examine if Willie Calhoun has a chance at joining the Rangers' outfie...
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12/14/17: MLB.com Extras | Texas Rangers

Could the Rangers pull off a deal for Arizona starter Zack Greinke? MLB.com's Dani Wexelman and Richard Justice, along with Rangers reporter T.R. Sullivan talk about the team's search for starting pitching and examine if Yu Darvish and the team could b...
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12/6/17: MLB Extras | Rangers introduce Minor

Manager Jeff Banister and GM Jon Daniels help to introduce the newest member of the Rangers, Mike Minor.
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12/4/17: MLB.com Extras | Texas Rangers

The Rangers desperately need to add pitching this offseason and they are still an option for Japanese star Shohei Ohtani. MLB.com's Dani Wexelman and Rangers reporter T.R. Sullivan talk about all that the Texas franchise has to offer Ohtani and break d...
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11/29/17: MLB.com Extras | Texas Rangers

Is Shohei Ohtani a good fit for the Rangers? MLB.com's Dani Wexelman and Rangers reporter T.R. Sullivan break down the reasons why Ohtani could fill needs in both the starting rotation and as the designated hitter in the lineup.
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11/21/17: 2017 Most Memorable Moments | Texas Rangers

MLB.com takes a listen back to the most exhilarating plays and can't miss moments from the 2017 Rangers' season.
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11/16/17: MLB.com Extras | Texas Rangers

Going into the Hot Stove season the Rangers need to add starting pitching. MLB.com's Dani Wexelman and MLB.com columnist Richard Justice discuss why Matt Bush could be moved into the rotation and if Shin-Soo Choo will be moved this offseason.
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11/3/17: MLB.com Extras | Texas Rangers

The Rangers are in need of starting pitching if they hope to contend with the Astros next season. MLB.com's Matt Waymire and Rangers reporter T.R. Sullivan discuss the possibility of Yu Darvish returning to the club this offseason and if Matt Bush can ...
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10/20/17: MLB.com Extras | Texas Rangers

The Rangers hope an improved starting rotation can help them compete in the AL West next season. MLB.com's Matt Waymire and Rangers reporter T.R. Sullivan discuss what Cole Hamels and Martin Perez need to improve to help their team in 2018.
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10/13/17: MLB.com Extras | Texas Rangers

The unquestionable highlight of the season in Arlington would have to be Adrian Beltre surpassing the 3,000-hit plateau. MLB.com's Matt Waymire and Rangers reporter T.R. Sullivan break down the future Hall of Famer's accomplishment along with other mem...
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10/9/17 - Top Moments of 2017 | Texas Rangers

The Rangers were unable to repeat their success from the 2016 season but they still produced tons of exciting play for their fans. Listen as MLB.com reviews the greatest moments from the 2017 season.
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10/1/17 - Game Recap: TEX 2, OAK 5

Nomar Mazara drives in two runs with a single in the 8th inning. Jeff Banister discusses the loss.
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9/29/17 - Game Recap: TEX 5, OAK 3

Shin-Soo Choo homered in the 5th and Martin Perez pitched six strong innings in the Rangers' 5-3 win over the Athletics.
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9/28/17 - Game Recap: TEX 1, OAK 4

Drew Robinson knocks in the Rangers' lone run against the Athletics. Jeff Banister talks about the loss.
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9/27/17 - Game Recap: TEX 2, HOU 12

Willie Calhoun and Drew Robinson go deep against the Astros. Jeff Banister discusses the loss.
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9/26/17 - Game Recap: TEX 3, HOU 14

Delino DeShields hit an inside-the-park HR but the Rangers fell anyway to the Astros in a 14-3 rout, eliminating Texas from postseason contention.