4: Last Show Before First Pitch

Listen as host Mitch Gatzke takes issue with his favorite baseball writer, Jonah Keri, and defends Ian Kinsler's comments about the cultural differences in baseball. Buster Olney has some ideas about improving the World Baseball Classic, but Mitch doesn't see them as reasonable. The game has changed significantly over the past few years. Mitch dives into some of the statistical trends that have emerged as a result. And finally, to get you ready for the 2017 season, Mitch highlights some dates to mark down on your baseball calendar.


  • Jonah Keri, Ian Kinsler, and cultural differences in baseball
  • Olney's ideas to improve the WBC
  • Statistical trends of recent years
  • Important dates on the baseball calendar


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