Crowding the Plate Podcast Episode 30: 2016 World Series Preview

It's time for Crowding the Plate's 2016 World Series Preview as the Chicago Cubs and Cleveland Indians, owners of the longest championship droughts in American...

Crowding the Plate Podcast Episode 54: 2017 Trade Deadline Primer

With the 2017 Trade Deadline creeping ever closer, Joe Hojnacki and Greg Hessen try to decide which teams are selling which players for which prospects...

Crowding the Plate Podcast Episode 33: The CBA, Winter Meetings, and the Baseball Hall...

The Winter Meetings are upon us and there are plenty of free agents flying around. Joe Hojnacki and Greg Hessen talk about the signings,...

Crowding the Plate Podcast Episode 45: The Extra Innings Problem

Sunday night's Chicago Cubs-New York Yankees contest on ESPN turned into a marathon. The game finally ended in the 18th inning when the Yankees...

Crowding the Plate Podcast Episode 40: One Final 2017 MLB Predictions Show

The long winter is almost over. Spring is in the air (in some places) and the smell of hot dogs and freshly cut grass...

Crowding the Plate Podcast Episode 51: The Future of Baseball

ESPN's Tim Kurkjian wrote an article about how baseball may look in the year 2037 and Joe Hojnacki and Greg Hessen have something to...

Crowding the Plate Podcast Episode 49: 2017 MLB Predictions Revisited

Joe Hojnacki and Greg Hessen look back on their obviously short sighted and foolish 2017 MLB Predictions. How has the first two months of...

Crowding the Plate Podcast Episode 46: The Defensive Woes of Derek Jeter

Derek Jeter saw his number retired and was given a rather goofy-looking plaque in Monument Park at Yankee Stadium. While most baseball people took...

Crowding the Plate Podcast Episode 24: The American League East Race

The American League East race is the only real division that has multiple teams battling for it's title. Between the Boston Red Sox, Toronto Blue...

Crowding the Plate Podcast Episode 32: Remembering the 2016 MLB Season

With the 2016 season in the books, Joe Hojnacki and Greg Hessen look back at their favorite moments. Everything from knockout punches, to knockout...