To kick things off, Mitch and Scott talk about Dave Sims insistence to announce no-hitters in broadcasts before sharing the tragic news about the passing of Seattle hockey staple and friend of Mitch Unfiltered Andy Eide. Then, the guys chat about the strong three-game series against the Rockies concluding with a Castillo gem followed by MLB’s workaround to decreased beer sales and the results of a hygiene survey that grosses Mitch out. Three guests segments with college baseball player Brady Ware, longtime friend of the show Matt “Stretch” Johnson, and renowned author Michael Bamberger. The “Other Stuff” segment includes stories such as the latest with Shawn Kemp’s gun-related charge, a peculiar stat from a minor league baseball game, and an Oregon man tossing out thousands of dollars into a busy road as part of a stunt.
- Brady Ware | University of Indianapolis baseball player
- Matt “Stretch” Johnson | Former Sounders broadcaster
- Michael Bamberger | Author The Ball in the Air
TABLE OF CONTENTS
4:07 | Should baseball broadcasters keep their mouths shut when a pitcher is in the middle of a no-hitter.
9:12 | Condolences to friends and family of Andy Eide as his passing leaves a permanent legacy for hockey in the Northwest.
30:25 | The M’s capped off a sweep of the Rockies over the weekend with a near no-hitter by Luis Castillo.
36:30 | The new MLB rules speeding up pace of play are making a dent in beer sales, so the vendors are solving the problem by extending sales later in games.
40:42 | Mitch reviews a survey about personal hygiene and the unsavory behaviors people exhibit in the bathroom.
51:09 | GUEST: College baseball player at UIndy Brady Ware chats about his recent feat of pitching a no-hitter and hitting for the cycle in the same game.
1:09:52 | GUEST: Longtime friend of the show Matt “Stretch” Johnson is back for storytime from the radio show days and also the latest on his modern golf addiction.
1:35:21 | GUEST: Author Michael Bamberger shares the inspiration behind his new book The Ball in the Air which captures the love of the game by amateurs.
1:59:50 | Today’s “Other Stuff” topics range from the latest with Shawn Kemp’s shooting incident, a baseball team that won despite recording zero hits, and a guest request for an Oregon man.