He grew up 30 miles from Philadelphia and now covers the Phillies for the city’s two main papers. Matt Gelb talks about life on the beat, taking a year off to cover crimes and courts, and picks the second-best Phillies player of all-time.
The guys behind Cespedes Family BBQ – Jake Mintz and Jordan Shusterman – talk about how they built their baseball popularity, what’s next after college, and if they use their fame to get dates. Plus, hear how they hated each other when they first met, why baseball over other sports, and the reason they share one Twitter account.
San Diego Padres beat writer AJ Cassavell talks how he waited 6 years to land his job, state of the Padres, and what makes an MLB.com gig different from his “traditional” media peers. Plus, he dishes on everything from the best press box in MLB to his scorching hot takes on In-N-Out and Dippin’ Dots. Visit mikejanela.com for more.
Jonah Keri is on the phone! The New York Times best-selling author and former Grantland baseball columnist talks about being a free agent himself this year, how he landed so many jobs, and whether he’d give up The Simpsons if it meant getting back the Expos.