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November 4, 2019
Barstool Sports presents the Starting 9, featuring Jared Carrabis and Dallas Braden, the baseball podcast everyone wants but no one else will give you. This week's episode features over 2 hours worth of content: a recap of the World Series and the newly-crowned Washington Nationals; an interview with Dodgers righty Ross Stripling; Strasburg opt-out, Chapman extension; and opening thoughts on the offseason, free agency and what lies ahead.
October 29, 2019
Barstool Sports presents the Starting 9, featuring Jared Carrabis and Dallas Braden - the baseball podcast everyone wants but no one else will give you. This week's first episode features an interview with The Mayor - Sean Casey of MLB Network, who recalls some absolutely hysterical stories from his time in the game. Dallas and Jared also break down the Astros clean sweep of Games 3-4-5 in Washington DC, what to expect in the potentially epic Game 6 showdown between Stephen Strasburg and Justin Verlander, and lots more related to the World Series. The crew also touches on some firings and hirings - Neal Huntington in Pittsburgh, Larry Rothschild in the Bronx and Chaim Bloom in Boston.
October 24, 2019
Barstool Sports presents the Starting 9, featuring Jared Carrabis and Dallas Braden - the baseball podcast everyone wants but no one else will give you. This week's second episode features an interview with former MLB slugger and current MLB Network analyst Carlos Peña, who talked his career, the World Series and much more. Dallas and Jared also get into all the good stuff: the first 2 games of the World Series, the Nationals epic postseason run to the point, the rise of Juan Soto, the disappointment of Gerrit Cole and Justin Verlander, Stephen Strasburg's arrival, the Astros assistant GM controversy, as well as the new managerial hires across MLB - Joe Girardi (Phillies), Jayce Tingler (Padres) and David Ross (Cubs).
October 22, 2019
Barstool Sports presents the Starting 9, featuring Jared Carrabis and Dallas Braden - the baseball podcast everyone wants but no one else will give you. This week's first episode features an interview with Yankees manager Aaron Boone; the preview of the World Series; some hot and tasty nuggets about this year's Fall Classic; a discussion on what happened in the ALCS and final thoughts on the Yankees; and much more!
October 17, 2019
Barstool Sports presents the Starting 9, featuring Jared Carrabis and Dallas Braden - the baseball podcast everyone wants but no one else will give you. This week's second episode features a recap of the Nationals sweep of the Cardinals in the NLCS; a look at the first three games of the ALCS, and how it projects moving forward for tonight's Game 4 between Astros and the Yankees; a review of Joe Maddon's hiring by the Angels, and the other available managerial openings and candidates. And, of course, an oral book report on the city of Oakland.
October 14, 2019
Barstool Sports presents the Starting 9, featuring Jared Carrabis and Dallas Braden - the baseball podcast everyone wants but no one else will give you. This week's first episode features an interview with Dodgers skipper Dave Roberts. Dallas and Jared also break down the ALCS after Sunday night's thrilling walk-off home run from Carlos Correa evened the series at 1-1, with Gerrit Cole/Luis Severino on deck for Game 3. The crew also breaks down the NLCS, with the Nationals up 2-0, which resumes on Monday evening with Stephen Strasburg and Jack Flaherty on the bump. The crew also answers some Twitter questions from the #groundscrew, along with some managerial interview observations.
October 10, 2019
Barstool Sports presents the Starting 9, featuring Jared Carrabis and Dallas Braden, the baseball podcast everyone wants but no one else will give you. This week's second episode features a late-night reaction to the Nationals comeback (and Dodgers meltdown) and all the players: Kershaw, Kendrick, Kelly, Soto, Roberts, Jansen. Dallas and Jared also discuss the Cardinals beatdown of the Braves in Game 5, and preview Thursday's decisive Game 5 between the Astros and Rays.
October 8, 2019
Barstool Sports presents the Starting 9, featuring Jared Carrabis and Dallas Braden - the baseball podcast everyone wants but no one else will give you. This week's first episode features an interview with MLB Network's Mark DeRosa, who breaks down the postseason in the way only he can (and much more). Jared and Dallas recap the Yankees sweep of the Twins, the Rays forcing a Game 4 vs the Astros, Justin Verlander going on short rest, the upcoming decisive Game 5's in the NLDS and a lot more.
October 3, 2019
Barstool Sports presents the Starting 9, featuring Jared Carrabis and Dallas Braden - the baseball podcast everyone wants but no one else will give you. This week's second episode features a recap of the Rays 5-1 Wild Card win over the Athletics, with Dallas front-and-center for another tough Oakland loss. The crew also previews each of the four division series - with two starting Thursday (Cardinals/Braves, Nationals/Dodgers) as well as the series that start Friday (Twins/Yankees, Rays/Astros).
October 2, 2019
Barstool Sports presents the Starting 9, featuring Jared Carrabis and Dallas Braden - the baseball podcast everyone wants but no one else will give you. This week's first episode is HOT AND FRESH out of the oven, with live and immediate reactions to the Nationals thrilling, come-from-behind win over the Brewers in the NL Wild Card Game. The crew also breaks down Wednesday's AL Wild Card matchup between the Athletics and Rays, while also serving up an interview with Baltimore Orioles stud Trey Mancini.
September 26, 2019
Barstool Sports presents the Starting 9, featuring Jared Carrabis and Dallas Braden - the baseball podcast everyone wants but no one else will give you. This week's second episode features a return of the most frequent guest in Starting 9 history, the reigning NL MVP and face of the Milwaukee Brewers, Christian Yelich, who talks the 2019 season, the Brewers fight for the postseason, his unfortunate injury, the ESPN the Magazine Body Issue and much more. Dallas and Jared also talk the clinches that occurred over the last 48 hours (Nationals, Brewers, Twins), along with the AL Wild Card and the failure of the Indians to get the job done. The crew shows some love to Sonny Gray and Jake Odorizzi, while also answering Twitter questions from the grounds crew.
September 24, 2019
Barstool Sports presents the Starting 9, featuring Jared Carrabis and Dallas Braden - the baseball podcast everyone wants but no one else will give you. This week's first episode features an interview with Barry Zito, former member of the San Francisco Giants and Oakland Athletics, Cy Young winner, World Series champion and member of the A's vaunted “Big Three” rotation, who talks his wild ride of a career and life after baseball. Dallas and Jared also discuss the Cardinals sweep of the Cubs and the Brewers incredible September run; the legacy of Ned Yost, his announcement retirement and this era of Royals baseball; and Jared's epic trip to Milwaukee.
September 19, 2019
Barstool Sports presents the Starting 9, featuring Jared Carrabis and Dallas Braden - the baseball podcast everyone wants but no one else will give you. This week's second episode features a wide array of topics, including Gerrit Cole's 300-strikeout season, Astros hitting 100 wins again, Bruce Bochy getting 2,000 career wins, 5 good minutes on the New York Yankees with Giancarlo Stanton and Luis Severino returning, 5 good minutes on the Cubs-Cardinals (and Brewers), Pete Alonso hitting his 49th HR, Show ‘Em Some Love, and, of course, UFOs.
September 17, 2019
Barstool Sports presents the Starting 9, featuring Jared Carrabis and Dallas Braden, the baseball podcast everyone wants but no one else will give you. This week's first episode features an all-timer interview with Diamondbacks pitchers Archie Bradley and Alex Young, an interview Jared and Dallas both rank as one of the 5 best the podcast has ever done. In addition, the crew gets into Mike Trout's season-ending foot surgery, Anthony Rizzo's ankle injury, a little NL Wild Card conversation, as well as an Awards check-in, including Bellinger vs Rendon, Alvarez vs Alonso and deGrom vs Scherzer. Dallas and Jared also answer Twitter questions from the #groundscrew.
September 12, 2019
Barstool Sports presents the Starting 9, featuring Jared Carrabis and Dallas Braden - the baseball podcast everyone wants but no one else will give you. This week's second episode features: Christian Yelich done for the season and a conversation on the Brewers viability moving forward; the Dodgers clinching their 7th consecutive division title and what could be different this time around; a Rundown of the relevant NL playoff teams; “show em some love” with Dallas Keuchel, Kyle Seager, and others; and of course Twitter questions.
September 10, 2019
Barstool Sports presents the Starting 9, featuring Jared Carrabis and Dallas Braden - the baseball podcast everyone wants but no one else will give you. This week's first episode features an interview with astrophysicist Dr. Meredith Wills, who takes Dallas on a journey inside the baseball to discover what's different, why is it different, what we can expect moving forward and much more. Dallas and Jared also get into the signature news of the week - the Red Sox firing of Dave Dombrowski the season following winning the World Series, and the news that Javier Báez is out for the remainder of the regular season. The crew also does a “rundown” of the remaining “relevant” American League teams - Astros, Yankees, Twins, Indians, Athletics and Rays.
September 6, 2019
Barstool Sports presents the Starting 9, featuring Jared Carrabis and Dallas Braden - the baseball podcast everyone wants but no one else will give you. This week's second episode features a lot of talk on two teams that have been a little overlooked this season: the St. Louis Cardinals and the Arizona Diamondbacks, as the crew gives some attention to both. Dallas and Jared also run through the regular 2nd podcast segment “Show ‘Em Some Love”, they discuss the Home Run Champion Challenge, dabble in some races talk and much more!
September 3, 2019
Barstool Sports presents the Starting 9, featuring Jared Carrabis and Dallas Braden - the baseball podcast everyone wants but no one else will give you. This week's first episode features an interview with Padres All-Star closer Kirby Yates, a review of Justin Verlander's 3rd career no-hitter and Carlos Carrasco's emotional return to the mound. In addition, Dallas and Jared play a little game of over/under with some final month baseball propositions, while also answering Twitter questions from the grounds crew, including whose career they'd choose between Justin Verlander, Max Scherzer and Clayton Kershaw.
August 30, 2019
Barstool Sports presents the Starting 9, featuring Jared Carrabis and Dallas Braden - the baseball podcast everyone wants but no one else will give you. This week's second episode features a ton of content: the Mets devastating losing streak; the broader NL Wild Card + NL Central situation; the reaction to Jeff Passan's offseason article, including will Mookie Betts, Kris Bryant or Francisco Lindor be traded? Is the floor for Anthony Rendon and Gerrit Cole really $200M? Will JD Martinez and/or Stephen Strasburg opt out? The crew also shows some love to various players, including Martinez, Jorge Soler, Giovanny Gallegos and more, while touching on the impending return of both Carlos Carrasco and David Price. 
August 27, 2019
Barstool Sports presents the Starting 9, featuring Jared Carrabis and Dallas Braden - the baseball podcast everyone wants but no one else will give you. This week's first episode features an interview with longtime Dodgers star Andre Ethier, who joined Jared in the Rocket Box for a podcast live during a game at Fenway during the Dodgers/Red Sox series. Dallas and Jared also reflect on the Rocket's trip to Colorado and San Diego, the Players Weekend experience, the injuries to Jose Ramirez, German Marquez and Chris Archer, a breakdown of the current AL Wild Card landscape and, of course, they answer Twitter questions from the #groundscrew. 
August 22, 2019
Barstool Sports presents the Starting 9, featuring Jared Carrabis and Dallas Braden - the baseball podcast everyone wants but no one else will give you. This week's second episode features a wide assortment of topics - Carlos Correa's injury + implications; end-of-season awards updates: is Trout a lock? Will someone overtake Ryu? Which Astro for AL Cy? Yelich or Bellinger?; and each of the crew shares some love across baseball, including Josh Donaldson, Mark Canha, Ivan Nova, JT Realmuto and many more. 
August 20, 2019
Barstool Sports presents the Starting 9, featuring Jared Carrabis and Dallas Braden - the baseball podcast everyone wants but no one else will give you. This week's first episode features an interview with breakout Braves starting pitcher Mike Soroka, putting up a season for the ages in his rookie campaign, fresh off his 1st career All-Star selection. The crew also dives into a ton of topics, including news of the week (Chris Sale, Corey Kluber, Phillies injuries, Votto, Doolittle) as well as revisiting Juan Soto/Ronald Acuña, Brian Snitker pulling Acuña, Jack Flaherty, the Orioles rebuild criticism, bonus nuggets on Rafael Devers and Clayton Kershaw - and much more!
August 15, 2019
Description: Barstool Sports presents the Starting 9, featuring Jared Carrabis and Dallas Braden - the baseball podcast everyone wants but no one else will give you. This week's second episode features a ton of stuff from all over the place, including lots of #groundscrew Twitter questions. The crew runs through the news of the second half of the week (Arrieta, Taillon, Harvey); they 'show some love' to Clayton Kershaw, Ketel Marte, Jorge Soler and others; they debate who would you rather have, Rafael Devers or Gleyber Torres; which baseball movie character you'd import onto your team; all-time batter/pitchers matchups (Unit vs Babe Ruth, Scherzer vs Gwynn and others); and much more!
August 14, 2019
Barstool Sports presents the Starting 9, featuring Jared Carrabis and Dallas Braden - the baseball podcast everyone wants but no one else will give you. This week's episode features an interview with breakout Marlins ace Caleb Smith, who visited Barstool HQ recently and talked about a wide variety of topics with Dallas and Jared. The crew also gets into the news of the week - Charlie Manuel, Max Scherzer, Austin Riley - while also delving into some milestones that could be reached or broken this season, including Christian Yelich's run at 50-HR, 30-SB, Ronald Acuña's 40-40 threat, Verlander reaching 3,000 career strikeouts, Hyun-Jin Ryu posting the lowest ERA since the mound was lowered - and much more!
August 9, 2019
Barstool Sports presents the Starting 9, featuring Jared Carrabis & Dallas Braden - the baseball podcast everyone wants but no one else will give you. This week's second episode features a comprehensive look at the hottest team in baseball - the New York Mets. The crew also dives into some important weekend series - Twins/Indians, Mets/Nats; the crew brings back the regular Thursday segment “Show ‘Em Some Love” to give some attention to players across the game, as well as the news of the week (Beckham suspension, Torres injury, Verdugo to the IL, Panik and Holland designated) and much more. 
August 5, 2019
Barstool Sports presents the Starting 9, featuring Jared Carrabis and Dallas Braden - the baseball podcast everyone wants but no one else will give you. This week's first episode features an interview with Dodgers stud Max Muncy, who talks the Dodgers 2019 season, his breakout, the incident with Madison Bumgarner - and much more. The crew also dives into a wide variety of topics - the craziness of the two Wild Cards, the news of the week (Dyson, Hicks, Contreras, Franco), the crew celebrates Mike Trout's 28th birthday on Wednesday, and answers Twitter questions from the #groundscrew.
August 1, 2019
Barstool Sports presents the Starting 9, featuring Jared Carrabis and Dallas Braden - the baseball podcast everyone wants but no one else will give you. This week's second episode features a comprehensive recap of the trade deadline - Zack Greinke to Houston; Trevor Bauer to Cincinnati, Puig/Franmil to Cleveland; no one to Boston; Roark to Oakland; Castellanos to Chicago; Shane Greene to Atlanta - and many more! The crew also runs through a few news and notes (Luke Voit, David Robertson), before showing love to a number of players around the league, including Stephen Strasburg, David Fletcher, Yuli Gurriel - the entire Giants team - and others. 
July 30, 2019
Barstool Sports presents the Starting 9, featuring Jared Carrabis and Dallas Braden - the baseball podcast everyone wants but no one else will give you. This week's first episode features an interview with Colorado Rockies left-hander Kyle Freeland; a rundown of the notable trades executed in the days leading up to the deadline - including Marcus Stroman to the Mets, Jordan Lyles, Jason Vargas, Jake Diekman, Eric Sogard; a brief recap of last Thursday's All-Time Team Draft (and poll results); and Twitter questions from the #groundscrew. 
July 25, 2019
Barstool Sports presents the Starting 9, featuring Jared Carrabis and Dallas Braden - the baseball podcast everyone wants but no one else will give you. This week's second episode features what many listeners have long been asking for: the all-time player draft. Dallas, Jared, and JayHay draft their all-time starting nine's - one player per position, including SP and a wild card DH spot, with the entire history of baseball as their draft pool. Who was the first pick? What current players made the cut? Did Jared take any Red Sox players? Dallas any Athletics? The crew also dives into the news of the week and answers Twitter questions from the #groundscrew.
July 23, 2019
Barstool Sports presents the Starting 9, featuring Jared Carrabis and Dallas Braden - the baseball podcast everyone wants but no one else will give you. This week's first episode features an interview with breakout Mets stud Jeff McNeil, fresh off a trip to Cleveland for the All-Star Game and headed into a home stretch that could see him win the NL batting title. Dallas and Jared also get into the news of the week, including Brandon Woodruff hitting the IL, Giancarlo Stanton not yet resuming baseball activities and Matt Harvey's release; we recap the poll of the Home Run Derby draft between Dallas and Jared from last Thursday's podcast; and we look at different categories of players on the trade market, with Dallas and Jared forced to choose who they'd target - that and much more.
July 19, 2019
Barstool Sports presents the Starting 9, featuring Jared Carrabis and Dallas Braden - the baseball podcast everyone wants but no one else will give you. This second episode of the week is all about the Hall of Fame induction weekend, with talk on each of the soon-to-be-enshrined legends - Mariano Rivera, Roy Halladay, Edgar Martinez, Mike Mussina, as well as Harold Baines and Lee Smith. Dallas - currently on vacation - and Jared also get into the news of the week, answer a bunch of Twitter questions from the #groundscrew and 'show some love' to some of the overlooked players and statistical performances of the last few weeks.
July 16, 2019
Barstool Sports presents the Starting 9, featuring Jared Carrabis and Dallas Braden - the baseball podcast everyone wants but no one else will give you. This week's first episode features an interview with certified stud, Blue Jays ace and 2019 All-Star Marcus Stroman. Dallas and Jared discuss their reactions to watching the Angels combined no-hitter and the night honoring Tyler Skaggs, a night no one will forget. The crew also dives into the news/transactions of the week (Bailey, Cashner, Scherzer, Molina), checks in on a handful of important standings-related questions and answer a bunch of questions from the #groundscrew. And a bonus story about laying down the law at the grocery store.
July 11, 2019
Barstool Sports presents the Starting 9, featuring Jared Carrabis and Dallas Braden - the baseball podcast everyone wants but no one else will give you. This week's second episode features a brief reflection on the All-Star Game experience for Jared and Dallas; the experiments going on in the Atlantic League, including the 'stealing 1st base' concept and the newly-implemented ‘robot umps'; the crew also runs down their midseason picks for the primary awards - MVP, Cy Young, Rookie of the Year and Manager of the Year, while also looking to Friday and the start of four big-time series to kick off the second half.
July 10, 2019
Barstool Sports presents the Starting 9, featuring Jared Carrabis and Dallas Braden - the baseball podcast everyone wants but no one else will give you. This week's episode features an interview with newly-minted MVP of the 2019 All-Star Game - Shane Bieber. The crew also talk about their experience watching Monday's Home Run Derby live, the epic showdown between Vlad Guerrero Jr and Joc Pederson, the All-Star Game itself, the experience Dallas and Jared have had overall in Cleveland (including the Red Carpet), as well as transactions/news from the week. 
July 4, 2019
Barstool Sports presents the Starting 9, featuring Jared Carrabis and Dallas Braden - the baseball podcast everyone wants but no one else will give you. This episode features a breakdown of the 2019 Home Run Derby field - Jared and Dallas make their picks and break it down from all angles. The crew also gets into the Dodgers miraculous run of walk-offs, as well as many, many other topics, including but not limited to: Aaron Nola and the Phillies rotation, Dylan Cease's debut, Matt Chapman vs Rafael Devers, Lourdes Gurriel, Brandon Woodruff, Fernando Tatis, Max Scherzer, Juan Soto, Alex Verdugo, Liam Hendriks, as well as news regarding several pitchers (Steven Matz, Jesus Luzardo). 
July 2, 2019
Barstool Sports presents the Starting 9, featuring Jared Carrabis and Dallas Braden - the baseball podcast everyone wants but no one else will give you. This episode features an interview with Reds power-hitting 2B and recently-returned Scooter Gennett, who talks not only baseball but also a wide array of off-the-field topics that run the gamut. Dallas and Jared also get into the news of the week (Severino, Hamels, Hendricks, Cease); the slugfest that was the London Series between the Yankees and Red Sox; the All-Star Game reserves/pitchers announcement and the overall rosters and ‘snubs'; who we are looking forward to seeing in the Futures Game; the crew answers Twitter questions from the #groundscrew, revisit a few conversations from last week (alligator/panther), and a few thoughts on the passing of Tyler Skaggs.
June 27, 2019
Barstool Sports presents the Starting 9, featuring Jared Carrabis and Dallas Braden - the baseball podcast everyone wants but no one else will give you. This episode features a rundown of each positional battle for to be named a Starter in the upcoming All-Star Game - each position, the deserving winners, the guys who were left out who should not have been, the stat nuggets to define them all. The crew also breaks down the news of the week - Shohei Ohtani, Tyler Glasnow and Giancarlo Stanton - while answering a ton of questions from the #groundscrew.
June 25, 2019
Barstool Sports presents the Starting 9, featuring Jared Carrabis and Dallas Braden - the baseball podcast everyone wants but no one else will give you. This week's episode features an interview with Texas' Hunter Pence, in the midst of a (surprising) All-Star game bid in his first year with the Rangers. Dallas and Jared also run through the big stories of the week, including the ongoing craziness in Queens with the Mets, the suspension of Frankie Montas, the injuries to closers Jordan Hicks and Blake Treinen, and the demotion of Mike Foltynewicz. The crew also dives into the recent hot/cold play of a variety of teams, including the Braves, Phillies, Dodgers, Brewers and Indians.
June 20, 2019
Barstool Sports presents the Starting 9, featuring Jared Carrabis and Dallas Braden - the baseball podcast everyone wants but no one else will give you. This week's episode features a wide array of topics - Max Scherzer's brilliant performance with a broken nose and black eye; Manny Machado and the preposterous Umpire's Union (and tweet); CC Sabathia's 250th win and Blake Snell's disappointing season; Show Some Love to Ketel Marte, Lance Lynn, Bryan Reynolds and several more; a reflection on Albert Pujols' return to St. Louis; and some on-the-spot thoughts on Jeff Passan's report about the Rays considering a two-city setup with Tampa Bay and Montreal; and, of course, Twitter questions.
June 19, 2019
Barstool Sports presents the Starting 9, featuring Jared Carrabis and Dallas Braden - the baseball podcast everyone wants but no one else will give you. This week's episode features an interview with return guest and Tigers shutdown closer Shane Greene. The crew dives into a wide variety of topics, including the upcoming trip to London for Red Sox/Yankees, a potential trip to Toronto, the news of the week (Edwin Encarnacion to the Yankees, the demotion of Clint Frazier, Corey Seager and Noah Syndergaard's hamstring injuries and the release of Cody Allen), an update on the All-Star voting around baseball (and the surprises and standout voting totals), while also answering Twitter questions from the #groundscrew. And - Jared teases an announcement about upcoming baseball merchandise.
June 11, 2019
Barstool Sports presents the Starting 9, featuring Jared Carrabis and Dallas Braden - the baseball podcast everyone wants but no one else will give you. This week's episode features an interview with the breakout 3rd baseman of the New York Yankees - Gio Urshela. Dallas and Jared also touch on the David Ortiz situation, the Dallas Keuchel signing (as well as Domingo Germán hitting the injured list), the showdown between Max Muncy and Madison Bumgarner, and the ‘ump show' that took place between Pittsburgh and Atlanta and Josh Donaldson/Joe Musgrove on Monday.
June 6, 2019
Barstool Sports presents the Starting 9, featuring Jared Carrabis and Dallas Braden - the baseball podcast everyone wants but no one else will give you. This week's episode breaks down the long-awaited signing of Craig Kimbrel (to the Cubs) and the season-ending injury to Phillies outfielder Andrew McCutchen, as well as several other random stories around baseball, including the bunt hit to break up the no-hitter in the minors this week, Rob Manfred's comments about netting, the aggressive (shady?) world of baseball agents in light of the lawsuit brought by JD Martinez's former agent, and the return of the Homer Minute voicemails.
June 4, 2019
Barstool Sports presents the Starting 9, featuring Jared Carrabis and Dallas Braden - the baseball podcast everyone wants but no one else will give you. This week's episode - the 100th in the podcast's history - features n interview with return guest and budding AL MVP candidate Alex Bregman. Dallas and Jared also give love to the #groundscrew for the support across 100 episodes, run through the news of the week (Bruce, Gallo, McCutchen, Freeland), hit on the MLB Draft, “give some love” to a wide array of players, including Griffin Canning, Nolan Arenado, Trevor Story, Hyun-Jin Ryu, Xander Bogaerts, Austin Riley and others. The crew also dives into a batch of Twitter questions in this celebration of the best baseball podcast going.
May 30, 2019
Barstool Sports presents the Starting 9, featuring Jared Carrabis and Dallas Braden - the baseball podcast everyone wants but no one else will give you. This week's episode features Jared and Justin going back and forth on the Red Sox/Indians, the potential landing spots for Dallas Keuchel, Carlos Correa's bizarre massage injury, the crew shows some love to a wide variety of players - Joe Pederson, Max Kepler, Hunter Dozier, Lucas Giolito, Derek Dietrich, CJ Cron and others - while also diving into some of the premier series starting this weekend, including Red Sox/Yankees, Dodgers/Phillies, Rays/Twins, Cards/Cubs and, of course, A's/Astros. 
May 28, 2019
Barstool Sports presents the Starting 9, featuring Jared Carrabis and Dallas Braden - the baseball podcast everyone wants but no one else will give you. This episode features an interview with Braves stud shortstop and former #1 overall pick Dansby Swanson. Dallas and Jared also get into Cody Bellinger, the Twins, the Athletics, the news of the week (Luke Weaver, George Springer, Dustin Pedroia), talk a little Dan Vogelbach, Paul DeJong, Nolan Arenado, the Indians All-Star representative, the Rangers - and much more!
May 23, 2019
Barstool Sports presents the Starting 9, featuring Jared Carrabis and Dallas Braden - the baseball podcast everyone wants but no one else will give you. This week's episode goes in-depth on the Carter Stewart situation, the Braves draft pick who is headed to Japan on a long-term contract that could change the foundations of what we know about the draft and draft pick leverage. Dallas and Jared also get into news/transactions of the week (Wade Davis, Carlos Gonzalez, Giancarlo Stanton), as well as the Marcus Stroman/Alex Cora back-and-forth. The crew also answers Twitter questions from the #groundscrew. 
May 21, 2019
Barstool Sports presents the Starting 9, featuring Jared Carrabis and Dallas Braden - the baseball podcast everyone wants but no one else will give you. This week's episode features an interview with current Tigers manager and former Twins manager Ron Gardenhire, who takes a walk down memory lane in a chat with Dallas and Jared. The guys also run through the signature news of the week - the tire fire that is the New York Mets - while also running through some potential strengths and weaknesses on contenders and breaking down whether it's an area to watch moving forward. Dallas and Jared also answer Twitter questions from the grounds crew.
May 16, 2019
Barstool Sports presents the Starting 9, featuring Jared Carrabis and Dallas Braden - the baseball podcast everyone wants but no one else will give you. This week's episode features a very special returning guest - Hall of Famer, the Ironman, Cal Ripken Jr, who comes back into the Starting 9 interview room for a second time to chat about anything and everything baseball, and what he continues to be up to in his post-playing career. The guys also run through some news of the week (goodbye Miguel Andújar), the return of the PointsBet betting segment, Twitter questions and more!
May 9, 2019
Barstool Sports presents the Starting 9, featuring Jared Carrabis and Dallas Braden - the baseball podcast everyone wants but no one else will give you. This week's episode is all over the place - Mike Fiers no-hitter, the anniversary of Dallas' perfect game, Chris Sale's blistering Wednesday performance, the Cubs consecutive walk-offs, tantalizing weekend series previews (Dodgers/Nationals, Rays/Yankees, Brewers/Cubs). The crew also dives into a new batch of the Homer Minute voicemails, and the Thursday's betting segment (brought to you by PointsBet) returns with another dose of wise advice.
May 7, 2019
Barstool Sports presents the Starting 9, featuring Jared Carrabis and Dallas Braden - the baseball podcast everyone wants but no one else will give you. This week's episode features an interview with Braves lefty Sean Newcomb, a rundown of the injury news across baseball (Ohtani, Paxton, Taillon, Price, Treinen), as well as catching up on some player and team storylines across baseball, including the red-hot Cubs, Domingo Germán's dominance, the emergence of the Reds rotation fronted by Luis Castillo, the viability of the Diamondbacks and, of course, a weekly check-in on Cody Bellinger. Dallas and Jared also answer your Twitter questions. 
May 2, 2019
Barstool Sports presents the Starting 9, featuring Jared Carrabis and Dallas Braden - the baseball podcast everyone wants but no one else will give you. This week's episode features an interview with #1 overall pick and current top prospect for the Detroit Tigers, Casey Mize, also the author of a no-hitter in his Double-A debut. Dallas and Jared reflect on the Red Sox/Athletics series in Boston, and also hit on the biggest news of the week - Vlad Jr's debut week, CC Sabathia reaching 3,000 strikeouts, Corey Kluber's injury. The crew also goes division-by-division to break down the 1st month of the awesome, and Dallas and Jared give you some betting tips on the second edition of the new gambling segment.
April 25, 2019
Barstool Sports presents the Starting 9 podcast, featuring Jared Carrabis and Dallas Braden - the baseball podcast everyone wants but no one else will give you. This week's episode features an episode with White Sox starter Lucas Giolito, as well as a comprehensive breakdown of the news that Vladimir Guerrero Jr will debut on Friday. Dallas and Jared also get into the news of the week, including the Brewers signing of Gio Gonzalez and the returns of Jacob deGrom and Jon Lester. The crew also debuts its new gambling segment, while also answering Twitter questions from the #groundscrew. 
April 18, 2019
Barstool Sports presents the Starting 9, featuring Jared Carrabis and Dallas Braden - the baseball podcast everyone wants but no one else will give you. This week's episode starts off with a comprehensive breakdown of the Tim Anderson-White Sox-Royals situation from Wednesday, before moving fully into the 2nd edition of the Groundscrew Appreciation podcast - we answer a ton of Twitter questions from the listeners, while also bringing back the Homer Minute for a few good minutes of ranting. 
April 17, 2019
Barstool Sports presents the Starting 9 podcast, featuring Jared Carrabis and Dallas Braden - the baseball podcast everyone wants but no one else will give you. This week's episode features an interview with current Twins masher Nelson Cruz, who talks with Jared about all sorts of things - his expectations for his debut season with the Twins, his run with the Mariners, his hitting experiences against Dallas Braden and much more. The crew gives plenty of love to two of the best team stories from April so far in the Padres and Rays; breaks down the controversial Ozzie Albies contract extension; discusses the injuries to Gary Sánchez and other Yankees, the demotion of Sean Newcomb and the impending arrival of Vlad Guerrero Jr. And, of course, Dallas and Jared also answer Twitter questions from the #groundscrew. 
April 11, 2019
Barstool Sports presents the Starting 9, featuring Jared Carrabis and Dallas Braden - the baseball podcast everyone wants but no one else will give you. This week's episode features a rundown of the biggest stories of the week - Chris Davis' run of futility; the Mariners blistering hot start; putting a bow on Archer, Puig and the brawl. The crew also runs through the injuries to Mike Clevinger, Jon Lester and Luis Severino, while also looking at the Cardinals extension with Matt Carpenter. Dallas and Jared also play ‘Deal or No Deal' on some of the hottest and coldest starts to the season. And, at the very end, the crew is visited by a surprise guest on the phone.  
April 8, 2019
Barstool Sports presents the Starting 9, featuring Jared Carrabis and Dallas Braden - the baseball podcast everyone wants but no one else will give you. This week's episode features an interview with current Giants and former Blue Jays outfielder Kevin Pillar, who talks about his time playing for the Blue Jays, what it's like to represent an entire country, his spectacular, highlight-reel defense and much more. Dallas and Jared break down the Pirates/Reds/Chris Archer/Derek Dietrich brawl from Sunday from all the angles; talk about the injury and transaction news of the week; preview some hot series starting in the early half of this week, including Nats/Phillies, Yanks/Astros, Dodgers/Cardinals and Braves/Rockies; and, of course, the crew answers Twitter questions from the fans.
April 4, 2019
Barstool Sports presents the Starting 9, featuring Jared Carrabis and Dallas Braden - the baseball podcast everyone wants but no one else will give you. This week's second episode (now a regular feature during the regular season) touches on the biggest storylines across baseball this week: Bryce Harper's epic return to DC; the continued brilliance of Jacob deGrom; the early season issues in Boston and with Chris Sale; as well as the notable transactions and injuries that occurred since the last podcast, including Ronald Acuña's extension, Tito Francona sticking in Cleveland and the injuries to Trea Turner and Troy Tulowitzki. The crew also answers Twitter questions from the #groundscrew. 
April 2, 2019
Barstool Sports presents the Starting 9, featuring Jared Carrabis and Dallas Braden - the baseball podcast everyone wants but no one else will give you. This week's episode features an interview with two of the bright stars of the Dodgers - budding ace Walker Buehler and one of 2018's breakout players, Max Muncy. The crew looks at the standout storylines from the first week - including Bryce Harper in Philly and Christian Yelich's MVP defense - along with other news of the week (Yankees injuries, Bogaerts extension, and injuries to Knebel, Murphy and Upton). Dallas and Jared also discuss their first-week ‘overreactions' by division, and answer Twitter questions from the #groundscrew. 
March 28, 2019
Barstool Sports presents the Starting 9, featuring Jared Carrabis and Dallas Braden - the baseball podcast everyone wants but no one else will give you. This week's episode features an interview with a white wale of a guest - former AL MVP and current Atlanta Brave Josh Donaldson. The crew also hits on the wave of big-money extensions for some of the game's biggest stars - Sale, deGrom, Goldschmidt, Verlander among them - while also finishing up the Division Preview series with the AL East and NL West. The crew wraps up by making picks for the main awards in 2019 - MVP, Cy Young, Rookie of the Year and Manager of the Year. Happy baseball!
March 20, 2019
Barstool Sports presents the Starting 9, featuring Jared Carrabis and Dallas Braden - the baseball podcast everyone wants but no one else will give you. This week's episode features an interview with current Giants 3B Evan Longoria, who sat down with Dallas and Jared to discuss his career to this point, they recap the epic “Game 162” from his Rays days, talk his rookie season experience and much more. The crew also delves into a ton of news from the week, including the record-breaking extension for Mike Trout and the $100M deal inked by Alex Bregman, as well as the signings of Gio Gonzalez, Carlos Gonzalez and Michael Fulmer's injury. In addition, the Division Previews continue, this time with the NL East and AL Central.
March 16, 2019
Barstool Sports presents the Starting 9, featuring Jared Carrabis and Dallas Braden - the baseball podcast everyone wants but no one else will give you. This BONUS EPISODE breaks down all the proposed rule changes and adjustments coming to baseball in 2019 and 2020, pitting Starting 9 members against each other: 3-batter minimum, All-Star Election Day, $1 million prize for the HR Derby, mound visits, roster sizes and more!
March 13, 2019
Barstool Sports presents the Starting 9, featuring Jared Carrabis and Dallas Braden - the baseball podcast everyone wants but no one else will give you. This week's episode features an extended, casual sit-down conversation with a trio of Milwaukee Brewers - reigning NL MVP Christian Yelich, Travis Shaw and Eric Thames, who joined Dallas and Jared from Spring Training in Arizona. Nearly every possible topic was covered. In addition, the crew hits on the news of the week (Adam Jones, Kyle Seager, Clayton Kershaw, Vlad Jr, etc), while also beginning their Division Preview series, starting with the AL West and the NL Central. Dallas and Jared wrap it all up by answering Twitter questions from the #groundscrew. 
March 8, 2019
Barstool Sports presents the Starting 9, featuring Jared Carrabis and Dallas Braden - the baseball podcast everyone wants but no one else will give you. This week's episode comes straight from Spring Training in Florida, where Dallas and Jared sat down to interview a host of players, including this week's guest - Yankees slugger Luke Voit. Voit talks living in New York, his thrilling 2019 season, growing up watching Mark McGwire, his expectations for Aaron Judge this season and much more! Dallas and Jared also get into the news of the week, including Bryce Harper's record-setting pact with the Phillies, as well as injury updates on some aces (Luis Severino, Clayton Kershaw), an All-Star catcher (Salvador Perez) and a PED suspension for a Boston knuckleballer. And, of course, we answer the Twitter questions from the #groundscrew.
February 28, 2019
Barstool Sports presents the Starting 9, featuring Jared Carrabis and Dallas Braden - the baseball podcast everyone wants but no one else will give you. This week's episode features a bucket list interview with Rockies superstar and newly-extended Nolan Arenado, who sat down with Dallas and Jared during the #SpikesUpTour in Arizona at the start of Spring Training. Arenado gets into a wide variety of topics, including his time on Team USA and the World Baseball Classic, Troy Tulowitzki's impact early on during his career, the upcoming 2019 Rockies season and much more. The crew also breaks down the new Arenado record-setting contract extension, while Dallas and Jared discuss the overall experience in Arizona Spring Training. 
February 27, 2019
Barstool Sports presents the Starting 9 podcast, featuring Jared Carrabis and Dallas Braden. This week's episode features the sit-down chat Jared and Dallas had with the Indians rotation duo of Trevor Bauer and Mike Clevinger while experiencing Spring Training out in Arizona. In addition to that conversation, the duo also gets into the adventures of the #SpikesUpTour, as well as the Padres massive signing of Manny Machado.
February 15, 2019
Barstool Sports presents the Starting 9, featuring Jared Carrabis and Dallas Braden, the baseball podcast everyone wants but no one else will give you. This week's episode features an interview with the Birdman Bat company crew out of San Francisco, who sit down with Dallas to discuss how they got into the business, the changes in the industry and their work with current professional baseball players, and much more. Jared and Dallas also get into the news of the week - Realmuto, Nola, the Twins extension, Brett Anderson, and more - while also diving into the way-too-early 2019 World Series odds from Vegas, answering questions from the #groundscrew and much more.
February 7, 2019
Barstool Sports presents the Starting 9, featuring Jared Carrabis and Dallas Braden - the baseball podcast everyone wants but no one else will give you. This week's episode features Dallas and Jared breaking down the proposed new rule changes or studies, including lowering the mound, the universal DH, 3-batter pitcher minimums and much more. The crew also gets into the emergence of the Giants and Padres into the Bryce Harper market, the signings of the week (Wade Miley, Curtis Granderson, Martin Perez, others) and answer Twitter questions from the #groundscrew. Oh, and updates on the first-ever Starting 9 Spring Training tour.
January 31, 2019
Barstool Sports presents the Starting 9, featuring Jared Carrabis and Dallas Braden - the baseball podcast everyone wants but no one else will give you. This week's episode goes all over the place: the ongoing stalemates with Machado and Harper; the signings and trades of the week (Merrifield, Holland, relievers-a-plenty); the build-your-dream-team-for-$33 activity that has made its way across social media this week, which led to a fierce debate about who's better - Ken Griffey Jr or Mike Trout; Dallas and Jared also get into their favorite moves of the offseason so far, and we answer Twitter questions from the #groundscrew. 
January 25, 2019
Barstool Sports presents the Starting 9, featuring Jared Carrabis and Dallas Braden - the baseball podcast everyone wants but no one else will give you. This week's episode features the crew's reactions, analysis and future outlook on the Baseball Hall of Fame and the 2019 class - the greatness of those elected, the cases for those who missed, and of course the long-awaited rant on Harold Baines. Jared and Dallas also get into the signings and transactions of the week - Pollock to the Dodgers, the Sonny Gray trade, Markakis back to Atlanta, and others - while also dipping into the question pool to answer the #Groundscrew. 
January 18, 2019
Barstool Sports presents the Starting 9, featuring Jared Carrabis and Dallas Braden - the baseball podcast everyone wants but no one else will give you. This week's episode features an interview with 2017 NL Rookie of the Year and 2-time National League Champion Cody Bellinger, who talks his approach to hitting, reflects on the last two Dodgers seasons and talks about whether or not Babe Ruth called his shot. Dallas and Jared also touch on the signings and transactions of the week (Ottavino, LeMahieu, Dozier, Martin, Grandal), we get Dallas' thoughts on the Kyler Murray situation, and the crew answers Twitter questions from the #groundscrew. 
January 10, 2019
Barstool Sports presents the Starting 9, featuring Jared Carrabis and Dallas Braden - the baseball podcast everyone wants but no one else will give you. This week's episode is for the #Groundscrew - we spend hours answering questions of all kinds from our loyal listeners - from who would win a baseball tournament where you could bring back dead franchise legends, to childhood celebrity crushes, the best places to watch a game, to playing FMK with various housing structures, this podcast has it all. The crew also gets into the transactions of the week - David Robertson to the Phillies, Zach Britton back to the Yanks, Kelvin Herrera to the Southside of Chicago, and we sneak in the late-night signing of Yasmani Grandal to the Brew Crew. 
January 2, 2019
Description: Barstool Sports presents the Starting 9, featuring Jared Carrabis and Dallas Braden - the baseball podcast everyone wants but no one else will give you. This week's episode brings the crew back for the first time in a few weeks, and there's a lot to catch up on: this week's deals (Nelson Cruz, Yusei Kikuchi, Troy Tulowitzki), deals over the past few weeks (Harvey, Profar, Puig/Wood, Lynn, Murphy, Brantley, Miller and more), updates on our thoughts on Manny Machado and Bryce Harper, an update on how notable names are polling in the upcoming Hall of Fame election cycle and, of course, questions from the #groundscrew.
December 14, 2018
Barstool Sports presents the Starting 9, featuring Jared Carrabis and Dallas Braden - the baseball podcast everyone wants but no one else will give you. This week's episode features an interview with 2018 AL Manager of the Year Bob Melvin, who sat down with the crew in Las Vegas during the Winter Meetings to discuss a variety of topics - the 2018 Athletics, shifting, his experiences in the game and much more. Jared and Dallas also break down their experience on the ground at the 2018 Winter Meetings, while also touching on a variety of the transactions that occurred there, including Andrew McCutchen, JA Happ, Charlie Morton and more!
December 6, 2018
Barstool Sports presents the Starting 9, featuring Jared Carrabis and Dallas Braden - the baseball podcast everyone wants but no one else will give you. This week's episode features a comprehensive recap of all the major action around MLB's Hot Stove over the last week: Paul Goldschmidt's trade to the Cardinals, the Nationals signing Patrick Corbin, the Mets trading for Edwin Diaz and Robinson Cano, and the Phillies acquiring Jean Segura. The crew also debates the merits of the ‘ban the shift' discussion circling around baseball, while also touching on the anniversaries of Miguel Cabrera's trade to the Tigers, and Albert Pujols signing with the Angels. 
November 30, 2018
Barstool Sports presents the Starting 9, featuring Jared Carrabis and Dallas Braden - the baseball podcast everyone wants but no one else will give you. This week's episode features an interview with 3-time All-Star, former 20-game winner and Angels great Jered Weaver, who talks Boras, Scioscia, hitting Kyle Seager, the pitching trends of the modern game and much more. Dallas and Jared also get into the Braves signings of Josh Donaldson and Brian McCann, the swirling rumors around Robinson Cano, Paul Goldschmidt and Madison Bumgarner, in addition to the spate of minor transactions that occurred over the last week (CJ Cron, Chris Archer surgery, Matt Moore). The crew also answers Twitter questions from the #groundscrew.
November 20, 2018
Barstool Sports presents the Starting 9, featuring Jared Carrabis and Dallas Braden - the baseball podcast everyone wants but no one else will give you. This week's episode features an interview with Billy Corben, who directed the documentary Screwball, which looks at MLB's steroid era and the Alex Rodriguez scandal. The crew also breaks down the James Paxton trade to the Yankees and Adrian Beltre's retirement and place among the greatest ever at his position, the results of the major BBWAA Awards (MVP, Cy Young, Rookie of the Year, Manager of the Year), and give their initial thoughts on this year's debut names on the Hall of Fame ballot, including Mariano Rivera, Roy Halladay, Todd Helton and Andy Pettitte. Dallas and Jared also answer questions from the #groundscrew. 
November 8, 2018
Barstool Sports presents the Starting 9, featuring Jared Carrabis and Dallas Braden - the baseball podcast everyone wants but no one else will give you. This week's episode is a very special one, featuring an interview with the Ironman himself, the Hall of Famer Cal Ripken Jr, who walks through his childhood in the game, his influences, his thoughts on the modern game and much more. This podcast also represents the much-awaited Awards podcast, where the crew breaks down each of the awards - MVP, Cy Young, Rookie of the Year, Manager of the Year - in both leagues. Mookie or Trout for AL MVP? Cora, Melvin or Cash for AL Manager? Soto or Acuna for NL ROY? Dallas and Jared break it all down. The crew also hits on the news of the week, including Bryce Harper's $300M offer from the Nationals, Lance McCullers Tommy John surgery, CC Sabathia returning to the Yankees, Dave Roberts and the Dodgers agreeing to an extension and the prospect of the Mariners blowing it all up.
November 2, 2018
Barstool Sports presents the Starting 9, featuring Jared Carrabis and Dallas Braden - the baseball podcast everyone wants but no one else will give you. This week's episode dives in head first to the offseason action, from the big names - Harper, Machado, Kershaw - to more than a dozen transactions that have already happened (or agreed to) this offseason, including Brett Gardner, Trevor Rosenthal, David Price opting in, Fernando Rodney, the Mets hiring Brodie Van Wagenen as GM, and much more. The crew also answers questions from the #groundscrew. Oh and it recaps the World Series and Jared's Duck Boat adventures. 
October 22, 2018
Barstool Sports presents the Starting 9, featuring Jared Carrabis and Dallas Braden - the baseball podcast everyone wants but no one else will give you. This week's episode features the reason we are all here: the preview of the World Series. Red Sox. Dodgers. We ask the most important questions going into the series and Dallas and Jared break them down. We also say a few final words on the 2018 Milwaukee Brewers, touch on the news from around baseball (Altuve surgery, hirings of Ausmus and Bell) and much more!
October 19, 2018
Barstool Sports presents the Starting 9 featuring Jared Carrabis and Dallas Braden - the baseball podcast everyone wants but no one else will give you. This week's episode features the fresh, morning-after reactions from Jared as the Red Sox advance to the World Series, a breakdown of the ALCS from Jared and Dallas, a preview of Friday's NLCS Game 6, and a review of the ‘postseason narratives' as it relates to David Price and Clayton Kershaw. The guys also touch on the headline topics of the week, including Machado/Aguilar, the Mookie Betts/fan interference call, the Astros/Red Sox ‘cheating' story, as well as some news from around MLB: Gregorius surgery, Chapman surgery, Marlins HR statue and an update on Vlad Guerrero Jr in the Arizona Fall League.  
October 11, 2018
Barstool Sports presents the Starting 9, featuring Jared Carrabis and Dallas Braden - the baseball podcast everyone wants but no one else will give you. This week cuts right to the chase: previewing both the ALCS between the Astros and Red Sox and the NLCS between the Dodgers and Brewers. In addition, Jared and Dallas break down the riveting Red Sox/Yankees ALDS, say some final thoughts on the Indians, Braves and Rockies, touch on the managerial news around MLB (Kevin Cash extension, Davis Ross talking to the Twins) and answer Twitter questions from the #groundscrew
October 5, 2018
Barstool Sports presents the Starting 9, featuring Jared Carrabis and Dallas Braden - the baseball podcast everyone wants but no one else will give you. This week's episode features a ton of hot baseball content packed into 90 minutes: an interview with the soon-to-be NL MVP (Christian Yelich); an interview with the newest member of the Indians stud rotation (Shane Bieber); and Dallas and Jared preview all of the Division Series matchups: Yankees-Red Sox, Rockies-Brewers, Braves-Dodgers and Indians-Astros, in the way only that duo can.
September 27, 2018
Barstool Sports presents the Starting 9, featuring Jared Carrabis and Dallas Braden, the baseball podcast everyone wants but no one else will give you. This week's episode features a truly epic guest - World Series winner, one of the greatest DH's of all time, one of the most clutch players in baseball history - Big Papi, David Ortiz. Ortiz touches on this year's Red Sox, the home run mashing going on out in Oakland with Khris Davis and others, Bo Jackson, and the pitching in the modern game - including some thoughts on Blake Snell of the Rays - and much more. The guys also get into a wide variety of news, including Shohei Ohtani's impending Tommy John, John Gibbons and the Blue Jays parting ways, the developing situations with Roberto Osuna and Addison Russell, the injuries to Didi Gregorius and Dansby Swanson, and more. The crew dives into the wild postseason situation as we head into the final weekend, while also paying final respects to a trio of greats leaving the game - David Wright, Victor Martinez and Ken “Hawk” Harrelson. The crew also answers questions from the #groundscrew. 
September 19, 2018
Barstool Sports presents the Starting 9, featuring Jared Carrabis and Dallas Braden - the baseball podcast everyone wants but no one else will give you. This week's episode features an interview with Atlanta Braves ace Mike Foltynewicz, who talks about the Braves surge to the top of the NL East, his electric season, the rise of Ronald Acuna, fatherhood and much more. Jared and Dallas also get into: Trevor Story's injury news, Aaron Judge's return to the lineup, Marlins Man ‘making up with' the Marlins, Blake Snell reaching 20 wins, the Yankees activating Aroldis Chapman and the terrible NL MVP take by Barstool's own White Sox Dave. In addition, the crew continues the HUT SEAT segment, this time touching on every single National League team with topics like, “Is Ronald Acuna already one of the 5 best players in the NL?”, “Is Aaron Nola's 2018 the best Phillies pitching season since Steve Carlton?”, “was Jesus Aguilar's 1st half a mirage?” and many, many more takes. Jared and Dallas also answer questions from the #groundscrew.
September 12, 2018
Barstool Sports presents the Starting 9, featuring Jared Carrabis and Dallas Braden - the baseball podcast everyone wants but no one else will give you. This week's episode features an interview with the breakout star of the Kansas City Royals, Whit Merrifield, who discusses his unique path to the big leagues, his first memories of when he knew he had truly arrived, the lost art of the stolen base and much more. Dallas and Jared also get into the returns of Chris Sale and Josh Donaldson, Sean Manaea's season-ending surgery and Marcus Stroman's lost season to kick things off, before touching on each and every American League team - all 15 - in a new segment called the Hut Seat, where Dallas and Jared answer questions like “will the bullpen prevent the Red Sox from winning the World Series this season?” and “will Alex Bregman end up having the best career of any current Astros position player?” and many more. Dallas and Jared also answer Twitter questions from the #groundscrew
September 6, 2018
Barstool Sports presents the Starting 9, featuring Jared Carrabis and Dallas Braden - the baseball podcast everyone wants but no one else will give you. This week's episode features a fascinating and sprawling interview with Detroit Tigers teammates Nicholas Castellanos and Shane Greene, who dive into their careers, their interaction with social media, their podcast, fellow players getting paid market value and much more! Dallas and Jared also get into a wide variety of topics, including the Josh Donaldson trade, Ryan Howard's retirement, the Mariners clubhouse ‘fight', Christian Yelich's rise to superstardom and we revisit the National League Rookie of the Year race between Juan Soto and Ronald Acuna. The crew also enjoys some listener-submitted Homer Minutes, and answer Twitter questions from the #groundscrew. 
August 29, 2018
Barstool Sports presents the Starting 9, featuring Jared Carrabis and Dallas Braden - the baseball podcast everyone wants but no one else will give you. This week's episode features an interview with Diamondbacks relief ace Archie Bradley, who discusses the D-Backs season, his desire to return to the rotation, why Paul Goldschmidt doesn't get the national love he deserves, and much more! Dallas and Jared also get into the Cardinals extending Mike Shildt, the injuries to Sean Manaea and Brett Anderson, the Jose Bautista trade, we run through a number of interesting ‘will they or won't they' scenarios for statistical markers (good and bad), discuss the red-hot Tampa Bay Rays, listener-submitted Homer Minutes, a visit for a special Philly-area Barstool personality, Twitter questions from the #groundscrew and much more!
August 23, 2018
Barstool Sports presents the Starting 9 featuring Jared Carrabis and Dallas Braden, the baseball podcast everyone wants but no one else will give you. This week's episode features an interview with 2004 AL Rookie of the Year Bobby Crosby, who discusses his rise and fall in the Majors, what he's been up to since and his lifelong relationship with the Oakland Athletics. Dallas and Jared also get into the Nationals sell-off and the Cubs and Cardinals acquisitions of Daniel Murphy and Matt Adams, respectively; some notable injuries to star players - Aroldis Chapman, Yu Darvish, Buster Posey; the red-hot runs from the Cardinals and Rockies; the continuation of listener-submitted Homer Minutes, and of course Twitter questions from the #groundscrew.  
August 16, 2018
Barstool Sports presents the Starting 9 featuring Jared Carrabis and Dallas Braden - the baseball podcast everyone wants but no one else will give you. This week's episode features an interview with Colorado Rockies left-hander Kyle Freeland, in the midst of a breakout campaign, who stopped by to talk the 2018 Rockies season, his development, growing up a Rockies fan in Denver, and more. Dallas and Jared also get into Ronald Acuna's blistering run, Edwin Diaz's race to catch Francisco Rodriguez, the return of Robinson Cano from suspension, Trevor Bauer's injury and more. The crew also reacts to a new batch of listener-submitted Homer Minutes and answers Twitter questions from the #groundscrew. 
August 8, 2018
Barstool Sports presents the Starting 9, featuring Dallas Braden and Jared Carrabis - the baseball podcast everyone wants but no one else will give you. This week's episode features an interview with the voice of the Dodgers - Joe Davis - who discusses the current state of the Dodgers, Manny Machado's free agency, Corey Seager's injury issues and much more. Jared and Dallas also touch on some of the biggest stories of the week, including: Mike Scioscia's future, Rick Ankiel's potential 2019 comeback, Bryce Harper's post-Derby surge, the muddled NL MVP conversation, Twitter questions from the #groundscrew, we turn over the Homer Minute to multiple listeners who vent about their favorite teams for 60 seconds - and much more! 
August 2, 2018
Barstool Sports presents the Starting 9 podcast, featuring Jared Carrabis and Dallas Braden - the baseball podcast everyone wants but no one else will give you. This week's episode features an interview with 1986 World Series winner and baseball legend Mookie Wilson, who reminisces about 1986, what could have been with that team's core, the modern game and much more! Dallas and Jared also break down about a dozen trades that happened leading up to the deadline, the Athletics tying the Mariners for the 2nd AL Wild Card spot, the Nationals mess (Kintzler, Kelley, Harper) and Chris Sale heading to the DL. The crew also answers Twitter questions from the #Groundscrew, while also providing 60 seconds of ranting on their favorite teams in America's favorite new segment, The Homer Minute. 
July 26, 2018
Barstool Sports presents the Starting 9 featuring Jared Carrabis and Dallas Braden - the baseball podcast everyone wants but no one else will give you. This week's episode features an interview with former AL MVP and Home Run Derby champion Justin Morneau, who discusses the current game, his epic Home Run Derby vs Josh Hamilton, Johan Santana's greatness, the Twins team that had the best chance of breaking through for a World Series, and much more! Jared and Dallas also get into the Zach Britton trade, Gary Sanchez fiasco/injury, the red-hot Pirates and Athletics and Jose Ramirez's MVP campaign and growth as a hitter. The crew also does this week's edition of the Homer Minute and answers Twitter questions from the #groundscrew
July 19, 2018
Barstool Sports presents the Starting 9 podcast, featuring Jared Carrabis and Dallas Braden - the baseball podcast everyone wants but no one else will give you. This week's episode is a very special one, recorded on-location in Washington DC following the 2018 MLB All-Star Game. The crew - together in the same place for the podcast for the first time ever - breaks down the memorable moments from the Midsummer Classic, the lasting impressions of Bryce Harper's epic showing in the Home Run Derby, the Manny Machado trade rumor drama, Josh Hader's posts on Twitter, and of course answers questions from the #groundscrew. Dallas and Jared also share some of their off-the-field stories from their time in DC. 
July 12, 2018
Barstool Sports presents the Starting 9 podcast, featuring Jared Carrabis and Dallas Braden - the baseball podcast everyone wants but no one else will give you. The 50th episode features an interview with freshly-minted All-Star Jed Lowrie of the Oakland Athletics, who talks about making the Midsummer Classic, the Athletics surprising season and much more. Jared and Dallas also get into a variety of current topics, including: Ken Giles demotion, Vladimir Guerrero Jr's impending promotion, the Phillies place in the NL East, the Dexter Fowler/Cardinals situation, Manny Machado trade rumors, the Final Vote results and more. The crew also digs into Twitter questions from the #groundscrew and this week's edition of the Homer Minute.  
July 3, 2018
Barstool Sports presents the Starting 9 podcast, featuring Jared Carrabis and Dallas Braden - the baseball podcast everyone wants but no one else will give you. This week's episode features an interview with former Red Sox and Yankees legend Johnny Damon, who talks about his memories of those years, what he's been up to lately, and his impressions of the game today. Jared and Dallas also hand out their 1st Half Awards in both leagues - MVP, Cy Young, Rookie of the Year, along with unique awards like the Saugus Rocket Award and the 209 Mayor Award. The crew also debuts the Homer Minute - a quick, 60-second assessment of the ‘home teams' of the three podcast participants.
June 28, 2018
Barstool Sports presents the Starting 9 podcast, featuring Jared Carrabis and Dallas Braden - the baseball podcast everyone wants but no one else will give you. This week's episode features an interview with current Colorado Rockies shortstop and potential 2018 All Star Trevor Story, who talks about his amazing initial taste of the big leagues, his 2018 season and what it's like to play in Denver. Jared and Dallas also get into the big storylines of the week, including but not limited to Sergio Romo/Michael Taylor standoff, Josh Donaldson's setback and Archie Bradley's poop-in-pants story. The crew also looks at potential weaknesses that have emerged among notable contenders - Nationals offense, Cardinals rotation to name two - and assesses whether it's reason for real concern or just a blip in a long season. Dallas and Jared also answer the Twitter questions from the #groundscrew.
June 21, 2018
Barstool Sports presents the Starting 9 podcast, featuring Jared Carrabis and Dallas Braden - the baseball podcast everyone wants but no one else will give you. This week's episode features an electric interview with our own Pat McAfee, who talks about his cross-over independent league baseball event and his growing knowledge of the game. Dallas and Jared also get into the biggest stories of the week, including the Astros red-hot play, the rise of Juan Soto, the Nationals acquisition of Kelvin Herrera and Hunter Strickland's self-inflicted injury. The crew also plays “buy or sell” on 8 possible realities or storylines from around baseball, including but not limited to: Mike Trout winning the AL MVP; the Braves being the best team in the NL East; and the Mets trading at least one of Jacob deGrom or Noah Syndergaard - and many more. The guys also answer questions from the #groundscrew. 
June 14, 2018
Barstool Sports presents the Starting 9 podcast, featuring Jared Carrabis and Dallas Braden - the baseball podcast everyone wants but no one else will give you. This week's episode features an interview with Kolten Wong of the St. Louis Cardinals, who talks about his unique experiences growing up in Hawaii, his path to the big leagues and much more. Jared and Dallas also get into a number of other topics, including the comments about Bryce Harper being “overrated” and “not a winning player”; Paul Goldschmidt's sudden resurgence; Jerry DiPoto's comments about Dee Gordon and Robinson Cano; the Cubs strong play; and of course Miguel Cabrera's season-ending injury. The crew also assesses the current state of the AL and NL All-Star Game voting and answers questions from the #groundscrew
June 7, 2018
Barstool Sports presents the Starting 9 podcast, featuring Jared Carrabis and Dallas Braden - the baseball podcast everyone wants but no one else will give you. This week's episode features an interview with Barstool's own Dan Katz/Big Cat, who discusses Jake Arrieta's return to Wrigley Field, and his importance to the Cubs during his time there. Dallas and Jared also get into a wide variety of topics, including: Madison Bumgarner's return, Cody Bellinger's potential demotion, Tim Lincecum's release, Vladimir Guerrero Jr's possible promotion to Triple-A (and the Majors?), Jake Arrieta's importance to both the Phillies and Cubs, the Yankees vs ESPN scheduling showdown - and much more, including Twitter questions from the #groundscrew.
May 31, 2018
Barstool Sports presents the Starting 9 podcast featuring Jared Carrabis and Dallas Braden - the baseball podcast everyone wants but no one else will give you. This week's episode features an interview with White Sox rookie Matt Skole, fresh off his impressive MLB debut, who talks about his journey to the big leagues and much more! Jared and Dallas also reflect on Justin Verlander's current and past greatness and where he fits within his era; the impressive play of both the Milwaukee Brewers and the Seattle Mariners; the designation of Hanley Ramirez - and, of course, Twitter questions from the #groundscrew.
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