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The Hot Stove

Seattle Mariners

A weekly discussion of off-season Mariners baseball featuring Shannon Drayer and James Osborne.

A weekly discussion of off-season Mariners baseball featuring Shannon Drayer and James Osborne.

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Seattle, WA

Description:

A weekly discussion of off-season Mariners baseball featuring Shannon Drayer and James Osborne.

Language:

English


Episodes

March 21, 2018 - Cactus League Report

3/21/2018
Aaron Goldsmith, Rick Rizzs, and Shannon Drayer are tonight's hosts for the Cactus League Report. The Mariners are nearing their final week of Spring Training so how are things looking for the club with the regular season just around the corner? The crew discusses to begin the hour. Guests include Mariners pitching coach Mel Stottlemyre, third baseman Kyle Seager, Assistant to the General Manager Joe Bohringer, and first baseman Daniel Vogelbach.

Duration:00:45:15

Cactus League Report - March 14, 2018

3/14/2018
It's a jam packed Cactus League Report taking you right up to Wednesday night's first pitch. Rick Rizzs, Aaron Goldsmith, and Shannon Drayer are your hosts. Mariners Vice President of Marketing and Communications Kevin Martinez joins the show as the Mariners celebrate another release day for their award winning commercials. Later, second baseman Robinson Cano sits down with Rick as they discuss how the Spring has been going for the future hall of famer. Shannon is joined by Mariners RHP...

Duration:00:45:25

Cactus League Report - March 7, 2018

3/7/2018
Rick Rizzs, Aaron Goldsmith, and Shannon Drayer are your hosts for this week's Cactus League Report. The crew are joined by Mariners assistant pitching coach Jim Brower to begin things. Mariners GM Jerry Dipoto joins the show as the team welcomes back franchise icon Ichiro. The show wraps up with a visit from the Big Maple James Paxton live from the dugout.

Duration:00:45:27

February 28, 2018 - Hour 1

2/28/2018
The Mariners are nearly a week deep into their Cactus League schedule, so how has the squad looked early on in Peoria? Rick Rizzs, Aaron Goldsmith, and Shannon Drayer host this week's edition of the Cactus League Report. Joining the crew this week are Mariners pitcher Dan Altavilla, outfielder Ben Gamel, and prospect Braden Bishop. Mariners GM Jerry Dipoto also joins this week's show to talk about what he's seen so far from the team's he's put together.

Duration:00:41:14

February 21, 2018 - Hour 2

2/22/2018
Hour two of the Hot Stove gets underway with a visit from Mariners catcher Mike Zunino as he looks to build off of his impressive 2017 season. Later, Anthony Castrovince of MLB.com visits with Gary Hill as they take a look at what the Mariners did this offseason as well as what they can accomplish this Spring. The Stove wraps with the best of Ron Fairly's appearance on the show from earlier in the month.

Duration:00:46:05

February 21, 2018 - Hour 1

2/21/2018
The Hot Stove is live from Peoria as Mariners Spring Training is officially underway. Rick Rizzs, Shannon Drayer, and Gary Hill host. In the first hour, the crew is joined by Mariners Manager Scott Servais who gives his thoughts on everything that's gone on during the first week of camp. Later, Mariners outfielder Dee Gordon joins the show to detail how his first Spring as a full time outfielder has gone so far.

Duration:00:45:34

February 14, 2018 - Hour 2

2/15/2018
The future looks bright for young Mariners catcher Mike Marjama, who joins the Hot Stove League to give some insight on his season goals and his off-season training. And Jesse Smith, from the Mariners Analytics departments explains why Spring Training numbers are important.

Duration:00:44:06

February 14, 2018 - Hour 1

2/15/2018
A special Valentines Day edition of the Hot Stove League is underway! Mariners pitchers and catchers reported to Peoria today, which means Spring Training has officially started. Mariners Third Base Coach, Scott Brosius, and Robert Ford the voice of the Houston Astros join Rick, Shannon, and Mike.

Duration:00:43:03

January 17, 2017 - Hour: 2

1/17/2017
Rick, Shannon and Bill talk to Mariners pitching coach Mel Stottlemyre Jr. about the pitching summit the team held this off-season which involved all the major and minor league pitching coaches, along with minor league pitchers and working on a system-wide approach to pitching. He goes on to talk about some of the pitching prospects in the Mariners system, highlighting Rob Whalen and Max Povse they acquired from Atlanta. Aaron Goldsmith caught up with James Paxton on the Mariners Caravan...

Duration:00:42:18

January 17, 2017 - Hour: 1

1/17/2017
Rick Rizzs, Shannon Drayer and Bill Krueger host. Joe Posnanski with NBC Sports joins the show and gives his thoughts on the Cubs/Indians World Series (he grew up in Cleveland) and his thoughts on Hall of Fame voting and Edgar Martinez' chance at getting in tomorrow. He talks about how he got to know Buck O'Neil and how he was almost like a second father to him. Gary Hill goes into depth on why he thinks Edgar should be in the Hall.

Duration:00:43:19

January 10, 2017 - Hour: 2

1/10/2017
Rick, Aaron and Shannon talk to Mariners pitcher Dan Altavilla who was out in the Mariners Caravan going from Wenatchee to Spokane. He talks about what they do on the caravan and talks about his journey from Double-A to the Majors last season. Larry Stone of the Seattle Times talks about Edgar Martinez and his surge in Hall of Fame votes. He tells us about his chances to make the Hall and why voters start to vote for players as their time on the ballot comes to a close. He also talks about...

Duration:00:42:00

January 10, 2017 - Hour: 1

1/10/2017
Rick Rizzs, Aaron Goldsmith, and Shannon Drayer host. Mariners GM Jerry Dipoto joins the show for the majority of the hour to talk about how he needed basically two full offseasons to get the team to where he likes it now. He talks about how the starting rotation should be stronger now with a more athletic outfield who can turn more fly balls into outs. He also likes the addition of speed to the lineup in Jarrod Dyson, Jean Segura and the other speedy outfielders as he thinks that style of...

Duration:00:44:07

December 9, 2016 - Hour: 2

12/9/2016
Rick, Shannon and Mike talk about what GM Jerry Dipoto had to say about the offseason and that getting one more starting pitcher would cap a nice offseason. Mariners manager Scott Servais talks about what he learned after a season at the helm as manager and what he expects to see from the team this season. The trio of Rick, Shannon and Mike talk about the new collective bargaining agreement reached by the players and owners and what changes have been made.

Duration:00:42:20

December 9, 2016 - Hour: 1

12/9/2016
Rick Rizzs, Shannon Drayer and Mike Blowers host live from the Bellevue Square Mariners Team Store. Mariners GM Jerry Dipoto joins the show all hour long to talk about offseason moves and what he expects to see from this team in 2017. He says after a year of being GM, he now knows this team and what they are capable of.

Duration:00:41:44

December 1, 2016 - Hour: 1

12/1/2016
Shannon Drayer and James Osborn take a look back at the Mariners offseason week that featured two big trades. The podcast also includes a 20 minute interview with pitching coach Mel Stottlemyre Jr. who shares his thoughts on the pitching trades, what next for Felix Hernandez and also sheds some light on what we can expect from James Paxton. The podcast also includes "best of" interviews with Kyle Lewis and Mike Hampton.

Duration:01:28:57

November 21, 2016 - Hour: 1

11/21/2016
Mariners general manager Jerry Dipoto joins Shannon Drayer and James Osborn to discuss a number of his roster building philosophies, where he sees the team in relation to this time last year, what the chances are of a big off season add and much more. Also, a discussion of the weekly news and notes plus a fun "Bullpen Banter" interview with Kyle Seager and Shannon's favorite walkoff interview of 2016.

Duration:01:09:52

Mariners podcast #5: General Manager Jerry Dipoto on what next

11/18/2016
Mariners general manager Jerry Dipoto joins Shannon Drayer and James Osborn to discuss a number of his roster building philosophies, where he sees the team in relation to this time last year, what the chances are of a big off season add and much more. Also, a discussion of the weekly news and notes plus a fun "Bullpen Banter" interview with Kyle Seager and Shannon's favorite walkoff interview of 2016.

Duration:01:09:52

Mariners podcast #4

11/10/2016
710 ESPN's Shannon Drayer and James Osborn discus the news of the week in baseball and take a look at the Mariners first Hot Stove moves.

Duration:00:42:36

Mariners Hot Stove Podcast #3

11/2/2016
Shannon Drayer and James Osborn give the update on the latest Mariners off season news and take a look at the five biggest needs heading into 2017.

Duration:01:13:45

March 28, 2016 - Hour: 2

3/28/2016
Former M's pitcher Ryan Rowland-Smith is hoping to break into the broadcasting ranks and talks about facing Ken Griffey Jr. in his return to Seattle. Pitcher Joel Peralta tells everyone how to pronouce his name, talks about getting his start in Butte, Montana and it celebrating 'multiple birthdays' at once. Utility guy Shawn O'Malley talks about the rough news of getting sent to Tacoma, trying to get a hold of the lineup card from his first game, and working out with his wife in the...

Duration:00:43:45