The Hot Stove continues on in hour two with all sorts of guests from Safeco Field. Aaron, Shannon, and Bill are joined by Mitch Haniger to begin. Mariners manager Scott Servais joins the show, and Rick Rizzs checks in from the Mariners caravan with Kyle Lewis and James Pazos. The night wraps with a tip of the cap to Edgar Martinez as he heads into his final season on the Baseball Hall of Fame ballot.
The Hot Stove is live from Safeco Field on Wednesday night! Aaron Goldsmith, Shannon Drayer, and Bill Krueger host. Edgar Martinez fell just short in his second to last year on the Hall of Fame ballot, so is he a shoe in next year? Aaron, Shannon, and Bill discuss. Also in the first hour, guests include Dee Gordon, Ryon Healy, and Mike Zunino.
Hour two of The Hot Stove begins with a visit from Mariners RHP Andrew Moore. Aaron, Shannon, and Mike get the low down on Andrew's offseason as well as how he plans on building on his rookie season. Also, Larry Stone of The Seattle Times joins the show to preview the Mariners' 2018 season as well as break down Edgar Martinez's chances of getting elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame.
Aaron Goldsmith, Shannon Drayer, and Mike Blowers host Wednesday's Hot Stove. The show begins with a look at a stalled out free agent market and why teams aren't shelling out the big bucks like in years past. Also in the hour the Mariners' director of high performance Dr. Lorena Martin joins the show to talk about her new role with the organization and how her research will impact the players in 2018 and beyond. Speaking of the players, reliever Dan Altavilla joins the show from the Mariners Caravan to close out the first hour.
In hour two, Rick, Shannon, and Dave are joined by Aaron Goldsmith on the Mariners Caravan tour. Aaron sits down with Mariners lefty Marco Gonzales as he preps for his first spring training in the M's organization. Tracy Ringolsby of MLB.com joins the show to talk about his hall of fame ballot and why he's voting for Edgar Martinez for the first time.
It's the first Hot Stove of 2018! Rick Rizzs, Shannon Drayer, and Dave Valle host. In Wednesday's first hour, Mariners manager Scott Servais joins the show to share how the club is shaping up just a little more than a month away from pitchers and catchers reporting. Also, utility man Taylor Motter calls in from the latest stop on the Mariners Caravan tour.
Mariners beat reporter Shannon Drayer and 710 ESPN Seattle personality James Osborn aka "Boy Howdy" run down the lack of news in baseball the past week. Why has there been no free agent frenzy this off season and what impact that will have on baseball moving forward? Edgar Martinez continues to make gains in Hall of Fame voting, will it be enough when all is said and done? Howdy and Shannon share two of their better autograph stories, take a look at two interesting payrolls in baseball and discuss Jerry Dipoto's latest "The Wheelhouse" podcast.