Posts Tagged ‘Los Angeles Dodgers’

A Big Week In The Steel City

We recap our All-Star experience in Cleveland and look forward to our week in Pittsburgh with a book promotion event and a Pirates game at PNC Park with foster families from Bethany Christian Services. The Pirates donated 200 tickets to Bethany for the July 22 game against the Cardinals. We also discuss our visit to…

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Twins prospects Jimmy Kerrigan and Devin Smeltzer

Minnesota Twins prospects Jimmy Kerrigan and Devin Smeltzer, of the Double-A Pensacola Blue Wahoos, joined the Home Run On Wheels podcast to discuss their life journeys toward a professional baseball career. Kerrigan was undrafted out of college, where he had to transfer from Temple to VCU after the Owls folded their program, and then played…

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MLB postseason recap and World Series predictions

Ron and Patti recap the MLB postseason and give their World Series predictions, which are not the same. We saw the Dodgers go 2-2 and the Red Sox win two of three on our 30-stadium MLB trip. We also provide an update on Holmes as he battles cancer. Spoiler alert: He’s responding very well to…

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Sports writer and author Jeff Pearlman

Sports writer and best-selling author Jeff Pearlman joined the Home Run On Wheels podcast to discuss his latest book, “Football For a Buck,” as well as his experience covering Major League Baseball. “Football For a Buck” chronicles the “crazy rise and crazier demise” of the USFL, which ran from 1983-85. Why did the USFL fail?…

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