Episodes

Player Spotlight: Josh Jung, Texas Rangers

Aug. 22, 2021

In this episode, I had the opportunity to interview Josh Jung, the #2 prospect within the Texas Rangers organization. Josh was called up to the Express on August 20th. This interview is with other media personalities and rep…

The Cleveland Baseball Team

Aug. 13, 2021

In this episode, Scott Iwaniec from Overtime Heroics comes on the show to talk about the Cleveland Guardians after a recent trip to Progressive Field. Be sure to follow the show on Twitter, @ripgriffinshow . Follow Scott on …

Astros Future with Jimmy Price

July 28, 2021

In this episode, I am joined by the creator of Astros Future, Jimmy Price. We talk breaking news as the Astros and Mariners swap players in a trade and talk about some of the Astros prospects within the organization to look …

Guardians and Trade Talk

July 23, 2021

In this short episode, I talk about the Cleveland Indians changing their name to the Cleveland Guardians. I also touch on Yermin Mercedes and his Instagram post. Also, I talk about the most recent trades that have gone over…

All-Star Game Recap

July 14, 2021

In this short episode, I recap the 2021 All-Star Game played in Denver, Colorado. Be sure to follow the show on Twitter, @ripgriffinshow . Whether you listen to the show on all the major podcast platforms or watch the show o…

All-Star Game Preview

July 9, 2021

In this episode, Ben and Mak return to the show to discuss the Trevor Bauer saga. Also, we preview the upcoming All-Star Game in Denver, Colorado. Who is in, who is out, and who snubbed. Be sure to follow the show on Twitter…

The Round Rock Express

July 4, 2021

In this short episode, I come to you live from Dell Diamond in Round Rock, TX, as the Round Rock Express, Triple-A affiliate of the Texas Rangers, wrapped up a game against the Sugar Land Skeeters, Triple-A affiliate of the …

A Night With The Victoria Generals

July 2, 2021

In this short episode, I recap my experience taking in a Victoria Generals game, which is part of the Texas Collegiate League, for the first time in several years. The TCL is a league with some of the best college baseball p…

A New National Champion is Crowned

July 1, 2021

In this short episode, I recap the College World Series final between Mississippi State and Vanderbilt. Be sure to follow the show on Twitter, @ripgriffinshow . Whether you listen to the show on all the major podcast platfor…

Shoh-Time

June 25, 2021

In this episode, Mak from Overtime Heroics returns to the show to discuss MLB's sticky situation, Shohei Ohtani taking over as the best player in baseball, possible Home Run Derby participants, and those All-Star uniforms. B…

A Conversation With Andrew Maraniss

June 17, 2021

In this episode, Rip is joined by New York's best-selling author, Andrew Maraniss. Andrew is the author of Singled Out, The True Story of Glenn Burke. Glenn came out as the first openly gay baseball player with the Los Angel…

Addressing the Sticky Issue

June 15, 2021

In this episode, I go on a rant about MLB and the new guidelines for pitchers if they are caught adding any foreign substance to the baseball. Be sure to follow the show on Twitter, @ripgriffinshow . Whether you listen to th…

College World Series Preview

June 15, 2021

In this episode, I discuss the excitement that is the College World Series. I talk about the field of eight teams, all vying for a National Championship. Be sure to follow the show on Twitter, @ripgriffinshow . Whether you l…

Remembering Lou Gehrig

June 4, 2021

In this episode, Ben from IBWAA returns to the show to discuss Lou Gehrig Day, Cleveland narrows it down to three names, MLBs punishment for doctored baseballs, and All-Star Voting is now open. Be sure to follow the show on…

A May to Remember

May 28, 2021

In this episode, Ben and Mak from Overtime Heroics return to the show to discuss the Mickey Callaway investigation, the month of the May recap, no-hitters, Albert Pujols to the Dodgers, and Tony La Russa's comments. Be sure…

Trouble in the Clubhouse

May 19, 2021

In this episode, I fly solo after stepping away for a couple of weeks to talk about the Tony La Russa comments on Yermin Mercedes. I also touch on Albert Pujols joining the Los Angeles Dodgers, Shohei Ohtani's breakout year …

An Unofficial No-Hitter

April 30, 2021

In this episode, Ben Abel from Overtime Heroics returns to the show to discuss Madison Bumgarner, the Colorado Rockies front office woes, the Pioneer League installing new rules, and the poll question of the week. Be sure to…

Pay Them Better

April 23, 2021

In this episode, I am joined by Mathias Altman-Kurosaki from Overtime Heroics to discuss MiLB players not getting paid enough, MLBs handling the pandemic, the A's winning eleven in a row, and more. Be sure to follow the show…

We All Wear '42'

April 16, 2021

In this episode, I am joined by Mathias Altman-Kurosaki from Overtime Heroics to discuss Jackie Robinson Day, no-hitters so early in the season, and MLB is experimenting with new rules in the Atlantic League. Be sure to foll…

MLB Gets Political

April 9, 2021

In this episode, I am joined by Stephen Leonardi, Ben Able, and Mathias Altman-Kurosaki from Overtime Heroics to discuss the All-Star Game moving to Colorado, Nick Castellanos, Trevor Bauer being investigated, and more. Be s…

Opening Day is HERE!!!

April 1, 2021

In this episode, I am joined by Stephen Leonardi and Ben Able from Overtime Heroics to discuss the predictions for the 2021 season. Be sure to follow the show on Twitter, @ripgriffinshow . Whether you listen to the show on a…

AL East Preview

March 31, 2021

In this episode, I discuss the last of the divisions to break down, the AL East. The New York Yankees added some key pitching depth, but will it be enough to win the division? The Toronto Blue Jays got significantly better …

NL East Preview

March 29, 2021

In this episode, I discuss how the NL East will be the most exciting division to watch. The Atlanta Braves will be the team to beat, but Steve Cohen and the New York Mets will be there if the Braves lose steam. The Miami Mar…

AL Central Preview

March 27, 2021

In this episode, I discuss how the AL Central will take shape. The Minnesota Twins look to repeat as division champs, but the Chicago White Sox are much improved. The Cleveland Indians look to contend with a small payroll. T…