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OPENING: The MLB season has shut down the affiliated Minor League Season. And while we knew it was coming, it still sucks.
(0:04:51) THIS JUST IN: MiLB Senior Communications Director Jeff Lantz joins the show to talk about how the canceling of the season was announced and how it will affect the sport in 2020, 2021 and beyond.
(0:21:12) SPECIAL GUEST: Dr. Wesley Long of Houston Methodist checks back in with an update on COVID, the spike in Texas and the importance of masks and social distancing.
(0:38:50) THE MINOR LEAGUE MIND: Jess Knaster reflects on the impact the loss of the minor league season will have on the communities that support these teams.
(0:54:03) SHOW. ME. THE. MERCH: I got some badass new looks from the Brazos Valley Bombers.
(0:58:38) FROM THE BLEACHERS: I took in my first Collegiate Summer League game ss the Brazos Valley Bombers welcomed the Round Rock Hairy Men. Welcome is the key word because the whole environment felt safe and very friendly.
(1:00:45) CLOSING IT OUT: We decided to run our own simulation of the what the 2020 MiLB season WOULD have been like. So congrats to the Peoria Chiefs (we confirm your dubs), the Corpus Christi Hooks, Round Rock Express and Greensboro Grasshoppers. You have one our version of your respective leagues.
Music by: Grace Uselman and Catrina Tulowiecki