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Chris and Ian welcome Red Sox Chief Baseball Officer Chaim Bloom to celebrate our 200th episode. The guys discuss Bloom’s first year at the helm of the Red Sox, as well as Bloom’s start in the game. Bloom also talks through his experience at the Rays, taking the helm of an organization during a season altered drastically by a global pandemic, roster management, the draft, and much more. 

0:00 - Intros, housekeeping, email us and remember to check us out on Patreon
4:30 - News: Chatham traded, Pedroia not returning
15:45 - Interview with Chaim Bloom

Players Mentioned
 
 
We also want to thank our in-residence musical guest, The Ludlow Thieves. Check them out on YouTube and Spotify.
 
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Direct download: SPPod_200_Chaim_Bloom_Interview.mp3
Category:Baseball -- posted at: 6:30am EST

It’s December, and despite the lack of major league player movement Chris and Ian had plenty to discuss. We finally know what the realignment of the minor leagues looks like and which teams that will remain a part of the Red Sox system. There have been some moves to look at as we welcome Hunter Renfroe and Garrett Whitlock to Boston. Chris and Ian take a quick trip through the winter leagues. We released new rankings and go into detail on a few of the guys who made significant moves. And finally, the guys get to your excellent questions.

 
0:00 - Intros, housekeeping, email us and remember to check us out on Patreon
3:50 - Minor League affiliate shuffle
15:50 - Rule 5 recap
23:00 - Hunter Renfroe signing
29:00 - News from the winter leagues
34:00 - Rankings update
50:00 - Mailbag
 
Players Mentioned
 
 
We also want to thank our in-residence musical guest, The Ludlow Thieves. Check them out on YouTube and Spotify.
 
Got something to say? We love talking about what you want to hear about. Make sure to email us.  
 
Love the show? Want to help us out while also getting exclusive goodies? Support the podcast by contributing to us on Patreon! Go to Sox Prospects on Patreon for the details. 

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Direct download: SPPod_198_Youre_throwing_a_curveball.mp3
Category:Baseball -- posted at: 6:49pm EST

Well, the season is over. The Sox finished strong and still nabbed the fourth pick in the 2021 draft. Chris and Ian wind down the campaign with an eye to the future. Tanner Houck is looking good, and Nick Pivetta made the most of his starts with the big club. Ian shares several thoughts from the Alternate Training Site, and both Ian and Chris call out that the roster reflects Chaim Bloom’s craftsmanship, citing Nick Yorke and the many top 20 prospects acquired in trades this season. Among those guys is Sox newcomer Jacob Wallace who came over as the player to be named later from the Rockies in the Pillar trade. Wallace will go straight to Instructs, which Chris breaks down the logistics of the fall camp. Teaser, we’ll have a more in-depth preview next episode. Finally, it’s mailbag time, and you all did a great job filling the bag with some awesome questions. 


0:00 - Intros, housekeeping, email us and remember to check us out on Patreon
4:45 - The Red Sox are... winning?
7:10 - Tanner Houck MLB pitcher
25:00 - Nick Pivetta after one start
39:30 - News from the Alternate Training Site: Nick Yorke can hit
46:45 - A look at Jacob Wallace
54:15 - Fall Instructs picture becoming clearer
1:07:00 - Mailbag

Players Mentioned

We also want to thank our in-residence musical guest, The Ludlow Thieves. Check them out on YouTube and Spotify.

Got something to say? We love talking about what you want to hear about. Make sure to email us.  
 
Love the show? Want to help us out while also getting exclusive goodies? Support the podcast by contributing to us on Patreon! Go to Sox Prospects on Patreon for the details. 

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Direct download: SPPod_192_-_Revealing_my_real_age.mp3
Category:Baseball -- posted at: 5:56pm EST

With the trade deadline coming up, Chris and Ian get back on the line to talk trades. They address the deal that sent Brandon Workman and Heath Hembree to the Phillies and brought back Nick Pivetta and Connor Seabold. The guys then revisited the trade talks with the Padres, and while they don’t see Wil Myers coming to Boston, they do see the Red Sox as being in a good spot to take on salary and get decent young talent in exchange. The guys also talked who the club should and should not move. They talk through Casas joining the Alternate Training Site and who might join them. And we close out the show with more of your terrific questions.

0:00 - Intros, housekeeping, email us and remember to check us out on Patreon
9:00 - We have a trade to discuss
30:15 - Trade talk mailbag
36:00 - Trading Xander?
43:00 - Guys who could move
58:00 - Casas in Pawtucket
1:03:02 - Mailbag
 
Players Mentioned
 
 
We also want to thank our in-residence musical guest, The Ludlow Thieves. Check them out on YouTube and Spotify.
 
Got something to say? We love talking about what you want to hear about. Make sure to email us.  
 
Love the show? Want to help us out while also getting exclusive goodies? Support the podcast by contributing to us on Patreon! Go to Sox Prospects on Patreon for the details. 

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Direct download: SPPod_189_-_I_think_thats_genius_actually.mp3
Category:Baseball -- posted at: 4:22pm EST