MLB Network: Intentional Talk
Summary: Download the best of MLB Network's live, hour-long open forum where everyone and everything are the subject of discussion and opinion. Longtime MLB broadcaster Chris Rose (@ChrisRose) and 2004 World Series champion Kevin Millar (@KMillar15) focus on all the hot topics of the day from entertainment, pop culture -- and of course, baseball. Have something to say? Head to MLBNetwork.com, stop by Facebook.com/MLBNetwork or Twitter @MLBNetwork and watch the sparks fly.
Chris Rose and Harold Reynolds look at Prince Fielder's Texas meeting and Joe Maddon's contract situation. Kurt Suzuki visits from Hawaii and discusses his baseball clinic and the A's 2012 outlook. Plus, the White Sox make Got Team.
Chris Rose and Al Leiter break down Commissioner Bud Selig's two year contract extension and Tony La Russa's Albert Pujols comments. Ryan Spilborghs visits and discusses free agency and pranking Jason Giambi and KC makes Got Team.
Chris Rose and Mitch Williams discuss the Ryan Madson deal and which club did best on closers this offseason. The Sweat-o-meter returns as the guys debate the pressure Bobby Valentine, Bruce Bochy and Millar may be feeling. Plus, the Twins make Got Team: Which former MVP will have the better year?
Chris Rose and Harold Reynolds discuss the Matt Garza trade rumors and Don Mattingly's MVP comments. Deion Sanders drops by to discuss being teammates with Barry Larkin and what it was like playing two sports.
Chris Rose and Mitch Williams discuss Barry Larkin's Hall of Fame career and players they think got snubbed. The Brewers make Got Team: will the club compete in the early going? Plus, the 2013 ballot and a look at Jorge Posada's career.
Chris Rose and Kevin Millar welcome Jonny Gomes, who shows off his ink and discusses his hair and free-agent situation. The guys also look at Hall of Fame hopefuls -- does Jack Morris reach Cooperstown? Plus, the Cards on Got Team.
Chris Rose and Kevin Millar react to the Carlo Zambrano trade and his value to the Marlins -- which team won the deal? Kevin answers viewer questions and the Reds go under the microscope on Got Team.
Chris Rose and Kevin Millar break down Joe Torre resigning from his post at MLB to pursue ownership of the Dodgers, discussing how the former Yanks manager would fare as an owner. The guys also debate whether or not Tony La Russa should step in to replace Joe Torre at MLB and look at Yu Darvish visiting Texas with his father, prompting a Twitter question on which country Millar would play in outside the United States.
Today on Intentional Talk, we wrap up 2011 by going back and re-living the most memorable moments of 2011. Who had the most jaw dropping moment? What about the most awkward moment? Chris and Kevin tell us their favorites. Then, Kevin met up with new Cubs manager Dale Sveum to discuss what excites the new skipper the most about his move to the Windy City and how his managerial style suits the Cubs. Finally, we look at the three craziest moments of the season in Kevin's Highlights.
Chris Rose and Larry Bowa break down the status of Prince Fielder's free agency, chat with Boston's newly acquired outfielder Ryan Sweeney, and look at the Astros' 2012 outlook on this edition of Intentional Talk
On today's show, Chris Rose is joined by Larry Bowa, who fills in for Kevin Millar. The two break news of Andrew Bailey's trade to the Red Sox and discuss A-Rod's procedure in Germany. Tigers reliever Colin Balester also joins the show and the guys later chat about the Rangers' shot at a third straight trip to the World Series.
On today's show, Chris Rose is joined by Billy Ripken, who fills in for Kevin Millar. The two discuss the suspension of Yorvit Torrealba in the Venezuela Winter League, which Billy relates to the Roberto Alomar spitting incident. The guys wonder if the A's possible move to San Jose would be good or bad for baseball. A video of an injured John Smoltz golfing with one arm has both Chris and Billy impressed. They speculate if the possible free agent signings of players like Francisco Cordero or Mark DeRosa will leave teams in tears. Finally, the Angels are the subject of today's "Got Team" as the guys debate what will constitute a successful season for the 2012 Angels, what they should do with Mark Trumbo, and what will become of the Rally Monkey.
Chris Rose and Kevin Millar welcome golfer Rich Beem, who discusses his connection to the game, and the guys look at the A's 2012 chances in Got Team. Plus an all-Oakland Kevin's Highlights and a look at the best of this week's coverage.
Chris Rose and Kevin Millar react to the Gio Gonzalez trade and whether the Nats can compete in 2012. Derek Holland drops by with his family to discuss his mustache and new haircut. The Mariners are under the microscope on Got Team and the Angels star in a festive Got Heeem.
Chris Rose and Kevin Millar discuss how the Phils can compete in 2012 on Got Team. Millar sits down with Dodgers star Andre Ethier and the guys look at which big league mascot would be the most fun to party with.