3: Captain America and the Country Strong Keepers

Adam Jones is making it hard for us not to use a super cheesy nickname. Hear why host Mitch Gatzke (@GreatGatzke) thinks we've already seen the catch of the year. Last week, Mitch submitted his list of four keepers for his fantasy baseball team. He provides some background on the unique league he is a part of and reveals the first four members of his 2017 Country Strong squad. Then, the World Baseball Classic is drawing to a close this week with big matchups in the championship round. Listen to what Mitch thinks will be the difference in the USA-Japan showdown. Finally, 16 facts and stats that might help you as you prepare for your own fantasy draft.

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2: Necessary Evils

Host Mitch Gatzke sounds off about issues stemming from the World Baseball Classic. Mexico feels they were screwed. Mitch blames their poor play. Pitchers are limited, but what else did you expect? The rule putting runners on first and second to start the 11th killed two great games. Injuries happen in spring training too, so don't use that as an excuse to decline an invite to the WBC. Finally, Javier Baez shows us something new and cool that will hopefully continue.

 

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1: The Changes and the Classic

Baseball season is here and so is Ducks on the Pod! Join host Mitch Gatzke (@GreatGatzke) for the premiere episode as he walks through the minor changes made to the MLB rule book for 2017. Also, get the scoop on the first meaningful baseball games of the year as the World Baseball Classic gets underway. Stay tuned for some non-roster invitees to keep an eye on, as well as the possibility of MLB games in London.

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