Batter Up Podcast

Batter Up Podcast

Batter Up Podcast

Braves Exterior Truist Park
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Will Palaszczuk
June 16, 2020 - 12:26 pm
While the most optimistic people thought as late as Monday morning the prospects of a baseball season were starting to come together, Rob Manfred's landslide statement later that night grounded any positive thoughts about baseball in 2020. The MLB commissioner backed off his "100% we will have a...
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Will Palaszczuk
June 09, 2020 - 5:37 pm
While many baseball pundits have backed off the dire, "there won't be baseball in 2020" stance, there's still a question about how long a supposed 2020 season would last. MLB's latest offer of 76 games at 75% of pro rated player revenue drew a rousing denial from the Players Association, leaving...
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Batter Up
June 09, 2020 - 3:45 pm
This week's Batter Up! Podcast addresses specifically how the Braves will manage and structure a 2020 season. Discussions  range from how the season impacts players under team control as opposed to those under one-year contracts, as well as how long of a leash players will find themselves on. The...
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Atlanta Braves Manager Brian Snitker
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Will Palaszczuk
June 09, 2020 - 12:19 pm
Coming off a disappointing first-round ouster in last year's postseason, the Atlanta Braves goal for 2020 was to right the wrongs of the 2019 campaign. By fortifying the bullpen, signing Cole Hamels to add to the rotation, and trying to use Marcel Ozuna to fill the clean-up role, Atlanta satisfied...
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Batter Up
June 02, 2020 - 8:00 pm
Will Palaszczuk, Joe Patrick & Caleb Johnson discuss a critical week in the baseball negotiations. They all feel the two sides will find some common ground and discuss where the middle point of final negotiations might take place. The three also go into why it's imperative a deal gets done this...
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Batter Up
May 27, 2020 - 5:00 pm
Will Palaszczuk, Joe Patrick & Caleb Johnson discuss the continuing negotiations between MLB & its players regarding their return to the field. The guys examine both sides of the argument and when a potential deal might need to get done to have baseball by Independence Day. They also...
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Batter Up
May 19, 2020 - 10:00 pm
On the latest installment of Batter Up!, Will Palaszczuk, Joe Patrick & Caleb Johnson update the progression of the MLB "return to play" negotiations including the addition of the health provisions set forth by the league. They discuss how the two sides will have to bend to come to a compromise...
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Batter Up
May 12, 2020 - 7:45 pm
Will Palaszczuk, Joe Patrick & Caleb Johnson discuss the issues dividing Major League Baseball and the Players Association as they negotiate the terms of the realignment of the 2020 season. The guys talk about how those issues can be resolved, and how ultimately the players can make it on the...
00:57:51
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Batter Up
May 04, 2020 - 8:00 pm
Episode Five of the Batter Up! Podcast has dropped with Will Palaszczuk, Caleb Johnson & Joe Patrick talking about Fox Sports Southeast's look back at the 1995 World Series and the thoughts the guys had about watching it. They also talk about the latest on when things might start up for...
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Batter Up
April 27, 2020 - 7:30 pm
The Batter Up! Podcast is back with Episode 4 with Will Palaszczuk, Joe Patrick & Caleb Johnson discussing more of the options that sports leagues are exercising when it comes to the resumption of play after the coronavirus curve is flattened. The guys also discuss how the Red Sox and Astros...
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