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The Show Before the Show: Episode 97

Orioles prospect Harvey discusses road back from Tommy John surgery


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Episode 97:

Recommended reading:

  • Cards' Reyes to have Tommy John surgery
  • 2017 Prospect Projections: NL West rookies
  • Batting Around: GreenJackets on the move
  • Myrtle Beach dominates Valentine's Day
  • Roses are red, and a cow delivered them

Three Strikes (6:47)

  • The podcast begins with bad news: Cardinals top prospect Alex Reyes will undergo Tommy John surgery after a UCL tear was discovered in his right elbow. Tyler and Sam discuss what that means for Reyes and the Cardinals.
  • Keeping their focus on Spring Training, Tyler and Sam talk about the storylines they'll be keeping their eyes on in the coming weeks.
  • MiLB.com's Prospect Projections series came to a close this week in the National League West, where Rockies prospect Jeff Hoffman has a chance to crack the Colorado rotation after a rough start to his Major League career in 2016.

Hunter Harvery interview (31:13)

  • Orioles No. 3 prospect Hunter Harvey calls into the podcast to discuss his unfortunately long injury history and his current recovery process from the Tommy John surgery he underwent last July. (Stay for the mustache discussion regarding his father Bryan Harvey, a former Major League reliever with the Angels and Marlins.

Ben's Biz Banter (45:20)

  • MiLB.com's Benjamin Hill talks about new stadium plans for the Class A Augusta GreenJackets, Myrtle Beach's (ahem) shady Valentine's Day promotion and his own office visit from Staten Island mascot Scooter.

Wrapping up (1:03:30)