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Famed sports personality Mike Francesa is back with the best sports podcast online! Francesa knows sports, and he's back to give his unfiltered takes on the biggest teams and most influential names throughout the sports world. Each week, you'll hear in-depth analysis on the New York Yankees, New York Giants, New York Jets, NY Mets, sports betting and more. Mike comes straight at the biggest sports stories in his no-holds-barred style. Subscribe today and never miss a minute of The Mike Francesa Podcast, only on the BetRivers Network!

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Mike Francesa weekend recap: NY Rangers, Justin Thomas' victory, Yankees & Mets, Preakness, Celtics
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Mike Francesa welcomes former Mets manager Terry Collins to the show to talk about the Mets, Matt Harvey, and what it takes to really make it in New York. Also, Mike and Terry discuss the state of the baseball and how there is currently a transition in the MLB to an older style of play.

00:00 Mike Francesa talks baseball with former Mets manager Terry Collins
03:51 What happened with Matt Harvey
06:47 Historically, infielders don't do well with the Mets, is Francisco Lindor different?
08:56 Max Scherzer has an old-school attitude
11:55 Jacob deGrom performance breakdown
16:39 Mets bright spots for the 2022 season
19:34 Edwin Diaz is electrifying
20:30 How about those Yankees
24:00 The Giants are revolutionizing the way you develop a player
27:04 Is the MLB transitioning to an older style of play?
29:12 Balls are flying out of Yankee Stadium, but Citi Field, not so much
31:19 A lot of pitchers are off to fast starts
35:08 Terry Collins' managing philosophy
37:30 The Mets are in a good spot but can they overcome their issues
38:44 The Yankees have been on fire this season, but how should you bet on them

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May 23, 2022
Mike Francesa & Brad Thomas break down the Preakness Stakes field
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Mike Francesa 2022 Preakness predictions. Brad Thomas joins Mike as they break down the field for the 147th running of The Preakness. Is Epicenter the favorite? Should Secret Oath even be in the Preakness? All this and more on this edition of The Mike Francesa Podcast.

00:00 Mike is disappointed in the sport -- for now
01:12 Mike and Brad review the blistering pace of the Kentucky Derby
04:24 In the Preakness, Epicenter will most likely be the favorite
06:38 Thoughts on Early Voting
08:54 Should Secret Oath be in the Preakness
11:39 A look at the rest of the field in the Preakness
14:01 Any excuses for Kentucky Derby non-winners
19:47 The Preakness has two horses that are above the rest
21:43 Thoughts on The Black Eyed Susan Stakes
23:04 Mike and Brad look ahead to the Belmont
25:32 NHL: how far will the Rangers go

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May 19, 2022
Mike Francesa & Terry Collins talk Mets, Matt Harvey and playing baseball in NY
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Mike Francesa welcomes former Mets manager Terry Collins to the show to talk about the Mets, Matt Harvey, and what it takes to really make it in New York. Also, Mike and Terry discuss the state of the baseball and how there is currently a transition in the MLB to an older style of play.

00:00 Mike Francesa talks baseball with former Mets manager Terry Collins
03:51 What happened with Matt Harvey
06:47 Historically, infielders don't do well with the Mets, is Francisco Lindor different?
08:56 Max Scherzer has an old-school attitude
11:55 Jacob deGrom performance breakdown
16:39 Mets bright spots for the 2022 season
19:34 Edwin Diaz is electrifying
20:30 How about those Yankees
24:00 The Giants are revolutionizing the way you develop a player
27:04 Is the MLB transitioning to an older style of play?
29:12 Balls are flying out of Yankee Stadium, but Citi Field, not so much
31:19 A lot of pitchers are off to fast starts
35:08 Terry Collins' managing philosophy
37:30 The Mets are in a good spot but can they overcome their issues
38:44 The Yankees have been on fire this season, but how should you bet on them

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May 19, 2022
Mike Francesa talks PGA Championship, Yankees surge, NY Rangers chances, Mets trajectory
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Join Mike Francesa as he breaks down the PGA Championship and gives his thoughts on Phil Mickelson's absence. Yankees and Mets are already starting to separate from the path, but are the championship teams? Mike also reads your emails.

May 18, 2022
Mike Francesa reacts to the Rangers' Game 7 win & reads your emails
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The NY Rangers won a thrilling Game 7 Sunday night, and Mike Francesa looks at how they got there and where they go from here. Mike also discusses the Phoenix flop, the Preakness Stakes, and reads your emails.

00:00 NY Rangers defeat Pittsburgh Penguins in OT
01:15 NY Rangers won in spite of flaws
02:38 Phoenix Suns' "stunning" collapse vs. Dallas Mavericks
05:00 Suns Devin Booker's superstar status at risk
09:50 Rich Strike not running the Preakness Stakes
13:00 The Triple Crown letdown
19:47 Mike responds to reader emails

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May 16, 2022
Bobby Valentine joins Mike Francesa to talk Mets/Yankees | Rangers, NBA Playoffs, Knicks need a path forward
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Mike Francesa gives your the rundown to get you ready for this weekend in sports. The Yankees have righted themselves to a meaningful pace. The Mets still have room to grow. The Rangers have to attack & take advantage of a weak Pittsburgh goaltending situation. How will this round of the NBA Playoffs play out? Bobby Valentine joins the show to give his baseball insights.

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May 12, 2022
Mike Francesa Kentucky Derby Reactions, Plus Yankees, Mets, Rangers & the NBA Playoffs
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How did Rich Strike win the Kentucky Derby? Mike Francesa reacts to the shocking Kentucky Derby upset. The Yankees & Mets are rolling, and Mike reacts to the weekend's games, including some thoughts on whining about the size of Yankees Stadium. 

00:00 Kentucky Derby Reaction
08:55 Yankees & Mets weekend recaps
11:25 Yankees traps on the horizon, Mets can go up from here
13:35 NY Rangers need to find consistency to take advantage of the Pens' backup goalie
15:30 NBA title is up for grabs for anybody, except Memphis
26:50 The Preakness is right around the corner

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May 09, 2022
Ultimate Kentucky Derby Preview with Mike Francesa and Brad Thomas
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It's Kentucky Derby time, and Mike Francesa welcomes Brad Thomas from to preview the run for the roses. The biggest horse racing weekend of the year is covered right here.

00:00 Kentucky Oaks preview: Nest is the horse to beat
1:43 Brad picks Nostalgic to win
6:17 High Oak update
7:33 Bob Baffert is at the Derby
14:43 Messier's chances to win
17:35 Brad picks Zandon as the horse to beat
22:26 Epicenter candidate for a fade
25:45 Mo Donegal may have some space to operate
28:22 Happy Jack breakdown
29:15 Smile Happy's pedigree
31:31 Crowd Pride comes in from Japan as a wildcard
34:52 Charge It has limited experience
37:42 Tiz the Bomb will struggle in the dirt
38:13 Pioneer of Medina with finishing problems
38:44 Simplification not on Brad's list
40:44 Barber Road had consistency, but unlikely to win
40:57 White Abarrio likely too far on the outside
42:40 Cyberknife belongs in the top tier, but green
44:50 Too many questions with Classic Causeway
46:35 Tawney Port grinds it out, but not fast enough
47:29 Zozos has had plenty of rest but starts way outside
48:54 Ethereal Road give D. Wayne Lukas another Derby starter
52:07 Brad lays out his key Kentucky Derby picks
54:23 What horse would be Brad's keeper?

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May 05, 2022
Mike Francesa talks Mets & Yankees with Bobby Valentine - NFL Reactions with Mark Schlereth
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Mike Francesa digs into recent NY Mets & NY Yankees play with Bobby Valentine and asks whether Mike Trout is rounding back into form. Then, Mark Schlereth joins the show to offer NFL Draft reactions and discuss what it really takes to build an NFL offensive line. They also analyze recent QB moves, including Matt Ryan to the Colts and Russell Wilson to the Broncos. But the show all starts with Mike responding to listener emails!

00:00 Mike responds to your emails: Yankees, Jay Wright & NBA, Buck Showalter, the Cano exit
08:08 Mike & Bobby Valentine talk whether we'll see another Mets-Yankees Subway Series
11:20 Veteran pitchers Scherzer, Verlander, Kershaw off to fast start: Why?
16:50 Mike Trout rejuvenated
18:30 Yankees pen starting strong
20:24 Big league clubs as talent farms
22:45 Phillies aren't clicking but have so much talent
27:07 Have MLB umpires lost control?
30:00 Iconic milestones have gone to the wayside
31:50 Are the Angels over the hump?
40:00 Mark Schlereth joins Mike Francesa & debuts Man 101
43:00 Mike & Mark discuss which teams have set themselves up best for 2022 so far
47:25 Examining the strategy of the type of player a team wants to pay
50:12 Who will have the most immediate impact: Russell Wilson, Matt Ryan or Deshaun Watson?
56:40 How do you build an NFL offensive line?
1:04:20 Lack of practice time in the NFL
1:08:40 Toughness or versatility from the offensive lineman
1:13:30 Why coaches aren't patient
1:15:00 Superstar confidence

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May 03, 2022
Mike Francesa offers his 2022 NFL Draft Round 1 reactions - NY Jets & NY Giants draft star players
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Mike Francesa dives in with his 2022 NFL Draft Round 1 reactions. The NY Jets used their #4 pick on Ahmad "Sauce" Gardner, a cornerback from Cincinnati, while the Giants used pick #5 for Kayvon Thibodeaux, a defensive end from Oregon. Hear Mike's take on those picks and more right now!

00:00 The Jets & Giants excelled in the first round
01:40 NY Jets - Ahmad "Sauce" Gardner, CB, Cincinnati
03:58 NY Jets - Garrett Wilson, WR, Ohio State
04:20 NY Jets - Jermaine Johnson II, DE, Florida State
06:28 Giants - Kayvon Thibodeaux, DE, Oregon
09:28 Giants - Evan Neal, OT, Alabama
13:50 Recap of Draft Round 1

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Apr 29, 2022
Mike Francesa talks NFL Draft with Albert Breer and NBA playoffs with Brian Geltzeiler
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Mike answers your emails, then talks with Albert Breer joins Mike to talk about this week's NFL Draft. Brian Geltzeiler also joins the show to talk about the current state of the NBA playoffs and the ousting of the Nets.  

00:00 Intro and listener emails 
07:33 Albert Breer joins the show to talk NFL Draft
18:50 Jets and Giants draft predictions
33:30 Quarterbacks and the 2022 NFL Draft
43:10 Brian Geltzeiler joins the show to talk NBA playoffs
01:20:20 Mets & Yankees short-term looks

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Apr 26, 2022
Mike Francesa Podcast: Mike breaks down the NFL Draft with Mike Tannenbaum
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The NFL Draft is approaching, and Mike Francesa welcomes Mike Tannenbaum to the show to break down the 2022 draft.

00:00 Intro and how the NFL Draft became a marketing event 
02:08 Mike Tannenbaum joins the show to talk NFL Draft
42:45 How big of an embarrassment are the Nets?
44:36 Joey Gallo needs a change of scenery

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Apr 25, 2022
Mike Francesa interviews Jim Kaat on his Hall of Fame induction & career - MLB legends & stories
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Mike Francesa interviews Jim Kaat, MLB Hall of Fame inductee, broadcaster and author of "Good as Gold." Kaat discusses his Hall of Fame career and the makeup of current pitching staffs. Mike and Jim also talk about other MLB legends, from Sandy Koufax to Frank Robinson to Carl Yastrzemski and Jack Buck, the famous announcer.

00:00 Intro
02:10 Jim Kaat was a great fielder (for a pitcher)
04:30 Kaat is finally going to the MLB Hall of Fame
06:15 Were the 1960's the golden age of pitching?
08:19 Kaat comments on the evolution of MLB pitching
12:25 Are advanced pitching analytics ruining MLB?
15:50 Starters are no longer expected to finish games
17:50 Sandy Koufax's extraordinary pitching ability
20:19 Memories of the legendary Jack Buck
23:10 Jim Kaat's long & award-winning TV career
24:55 Game announcing & interpersonal conflicts
28:40 Kaat struggled to strike out _______
30:55 Frank Robinson & Carl Yastrzemski were MLB icons
35:20 Kaat is an ambidextrous golfer!
40:10 Kaat is an avid traveler

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Apr 21, 2022
Mike Francesa ft. Bobby Valentine | Devin Booker injury & Phoenix Suns title hopes | Low MLB scoring
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Mike Francesa breaks down NBA playoff developments, including the Devin Booker injury and the huge number of three-point shots that players are shooting. Bobby Valentine joins the show and they discuss the MLB ball, as well as the trend of low-scoring games so far this season. Plus, how will sports betting affect MLB games?

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00:00 Intro
00:55 Phoenix Suns & Devin Booker injury
03:13 Atlanta Hawks struggling against Miami's defense
03:50 NBA teams shooting loads of 3s
04:48 Young NBA stars are emerging in these playoffs
07:30 Today's NBA is full of scorers and 3-point shooters
11:10 Booker injury impact
12:40 NFL offseason scandals and bad PR
17:50 Recap of Mike's recent golf bets
20:10 Bobby Valentine joins the show
20:12 Charlie Blackmon, MLB & sports betting endorsements
23:48 Yankees vs. Detroit Tigers game lowlights
25:35 NY Mets are on fire & Max Scherzer is hot
27:25 What's up with the MLB ball this season?
32:15 Will a pitch clock help MLB?
35:40 Reasons this MLB season is low scoring so far
38:00 Why MLB pitchers are throwing much faster pitches
43:50 MLB surprises & disappointments
45:50 New base running rules need work
49:40 HBO's "Winning Time" sued by Jerry West

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Apr 20, 2022
Mike Francesa Interviews Mark Feinsand - MLB Predictions - Yankees & Mets Battle for NY Domination
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Mike Francesa and Mark Feinsand of MLB.com talk Yankees history and Mets predictions. They analyze the Yankee's pitching rotation and its weaknesses and the Mets' roster moves in hopes of ruling NY. Plus, why Mike wouldn't pay Aaron Judge, along with tributes to Tom Seaver and Elston Howard.

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00:00 Big home opener for the NY Mets! ⚾
01:30 Mets pitching rotation is worrisome
02:17 Yankees' pitching issues could be problematic
05:02 Interview with MLB reporter Mark Feinsand
05:35 Feinsand's new Yankees book and George Steinbrenner's legacy
10:00 Hal Steinbrenner's $250 million payroll
11:20 Steven A. Cohen wants Mets to spend their way to a World Series
19:40 With a healthy Jacob deGrom, the Mets and Yankees are nearly equal
20:30 Are the Yankees too right-handed?
22:00 Yankees' starting pitchers are a liability
26:20 Mike wouldn't pay Aaron Judge because...
33:00 New stadium destroyed the NY Giants and hurt the Yankees
37:40 Feinsand on Buck Showalter
39:22 Bobby Valentine 💞 joins the show
39:25 How much does a hot start help a bad MLB team?
41:30 Young MLB stars aided by technology and training
44:47 Elston Howard - first black Yankees player
47:15 Tom Seaver statue to be unveiled - Seaver won 311 games
59:00 Recap of Yankees and Mets games so far

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Apr 15, 2022
Mike Francesa Interviews Brian Geltzeiler - 2022 NBA Playoffs Predictions and NBA Finals Picks
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Mike Francesa and Brian Geltzeiler of Sirius XM NBA Radio make their 2022 NBA playoff predictions. They break down all of the potential playoffs matchups and also make their NBA Finals picks. Plus, how badly will the NBA (and it's viewers) miss LeBron James and the LA Lakers? 

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00:00 The NBA playoffs have started...without LeBron James
02:15 Biggest story of the NBA playoffs? No LA Lakers!
04:23 Interview with Brian Geltzeiler of Sirius XM NBA Radio.
04:50 NBA starters rest too often during the regular season
08:00 Fans get burned when NBA stars don't play
09:10 Are top-heavy NBA superstar rosters over with?
11:52 Geltzeiler picks his NBA MVP
12:50 What about Ja Morant?
13:50 Zion Williamson injury issues
18:14 How bad is it for the NBA that LeBron missed the playoffs?
21:00 Phoenix Suns will make a real title run
24:00 Boston Celtics vs. Brooklyn Nets preview
29:00 Western Conference contenders
34:26 Golden State playoff chances... if healthy?
35:38 Giannis shoved his way to a title last year
38:00 How many games would Miami vs. Atlanta last?
38:26 Number of Celtics vs. Nets games?
39:25 Bucks vs. Bulls matchup
40:41 Raptors vs. Sixers matchup
41:00 Grizzlies vs. Timberwolves
42:00 Warriors vs. Nuggets
42:42 Mavs vs. Jazz
43:35 NBA Finals predictions
50:10 If Bucks don't make to The Finals, which team does?

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Apr 13, 2022
Mike Francesa ft. Bobby Valentine MLB preview 2022 - Mets & Yankees odds - AL East & NL East Predictions
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The Mike Francesa Podcast welcomes Bobby Valentine 💖 for yet another 2022 MLB preview. Mike and Bobby offer New York Mets previews and New York Yankees predictions, and much more! ⚾ How will the Jacob DeGrom injury affect the Mets? Is Anthony Rizzo the right guy to play Yankees first base? And Bobby gives you his American League East predictions!

00:00 Yankees play Friday against the Boston Red Sox
01:10 NCAA Championship recap (Kansas defeats UNC)
02:40 UNC’s rebounding woes cost them the title
04:00 Kansas’ David McCormack [ MVP
04:40 Mets’ Jacob DeGrom injury is bad news
06:00 2022 NY Yankees challenges
09:58 Bobby Valentine’s NY Yankees analysis
12:45 Is Anthony Rizzo the right guy to play first base?
13:39 Yankees’ relievers analysis
16:10 2022 American League East predictions
23:20 Bobby says Toronto Blue Jays could win the division
24:00 How much will the DeGrom injury affect the NY Mets?
25:45 Buck Showalter’s strengths as Mets manager
29:00 Mets pitchers must start fast
30:50 NL East 2022 predictions
33:08 MLB picks (Surprise teams for 2022?)
35:30 San Francisco Giants preview
42:27 MLB managers’ job descriptions have changed
46:45 MLB over-unders 2022

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Apr 06, 2022
Mike Francesa Masters 2022 Predictions - Brandel Chamblee Interviews - Masters Picks & Odds
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Mike Francesa offers Masters 2022 predictions and loves that Tiger Woods will play at Augusta Nattional. He interviews The Golf Channel's Brandel Chamblee, who offers five Masters picks. Finally, an interview with Michael Leboff reveals the best Masters bets this week. If you love golf betting and The Masters, listen now for the best golf analysis online!

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00:00 It’s Masters 2022 Week! 
00:28 Tiger Woods playing The Masters 
01:50 Can Tiger make The Masters cut?
03:00 ⛳ Golf Channel's Brandel Chamblee Interview 
05:18 Will Tiger Woods even be able to walk the hilly Augusta National CC?
 08:17 Can Scottie Scheffler win The Masters?
09:48 Brandel Chamblee's Masters 2022 ⛳ Top 5 golfers to watch 
13:44 Brooks Koepka is "sneaky good" this year
14:45 Jordan Spieth Masters odds
15:50 Could Rory McIlroy win The Masters?
17:55 Bryson DeChambeau injuries
21:00 Rickie Fowler a Masters disaster?
23:20 Viktor Hovland Masters chances 
25:20 Brandel Chamblee's Masters 2022 prediction
33:30 Mike loves golf betting because of the great value
34:20 Interview with Michael Leboff & best Masters bets
40:20 Mike makes his Masters pick

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Apr 06, 2022
Mike Francesa Previews NCAA Championship 2022 - Mets deGrom injury - Cashman on Astros Cheating
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The Mike Francesa Podcast features a Kansas vs. North Carolina preview and recounts New Orleans' history as a host for many remarkable NCAA basketball championship games. Then, Mike dives into a Masters 2022 preview, and finds it almost unbelievable that Tiger Woods might play this week. He analyzes the Mets and the Jacob deGrom injury and why durability is so important during the MLB season. Finally, Mike wraps up with Brian Cashman blaming the Astros' cheating scandal for the Yankees' loss in the 2017 World Series...and why everyone just needs to move on.

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00:00 It's a big week in sports!
00:45 Could Tiger Woods really play The Masters? ⛳🐯
01:40 Weather could affect both baseball and The Masters ⛈️☂️
04:25 Final Four recap and New Orleans' history as a prime sports venue
10:45 🏀 2022 NCAA Championship preview 🏀 Kansas vs. North Carolina 
17:45 The Masters 2022 golf betting odds & more on Tiger Woods 🚗 🤕
27:22 Mets' Jacob deGrom out two months minimum
40:00 Brian Cashman's blames Houston Astros cheating for Yankees losing 2017 World Series 🧢⚾

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Apr 04, 2022
Mike Francesa ft. Bobby Valentine MLB preview 2022 - MLB rule changes & predictions and more!
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The Mike Francesa Podcast welcomes Bobby Valentine 💖 for a 2022 MLB preview. Mike and Bobby chat about MLB rule changes and then discuss the evolution of MLB managers and front offices. Are MLB starting pitchers are really worth huge contracts? Also, check out their New York Mets preview, New York Yankees predictions, and much more! ⚾
 
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00:00 Mike welcomes Bobby Valentine to the show
01:25 Bobby talks MLB rule changes for 2022
05:15 Should batters be able to leave the batter's box?
08:10 MLB front offices and managers cooperate differently these days
12:58 Have starting MLB pitchers been devalued?
23:00 How age and rest affect MLB players 👴
28:36 Bullpen politics! 💪
32:03 Double-Hook Designated Hitter adjustment
34:50 New York Mets predictions & roster
42:47 New York Yankees preview 
48:34 Bobby predicts the best National League team 🏆
49:40 Are the Chicago White Sox for real? 🧦

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Apr 01, 2022
Mike Francesa's Kentucky Derby Dreams Dashed, But You Have to Get Back on the Horse
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Mike Francesa drops in for a special episode about his Kentucky Derby dreams and his horse, High Oak.  After a terrible accident at the Fountain of Youth, what happened to High Oak and his Kentucky Derby prospects?

00:00 Intro
02:19 Mike was hoping High Oak would compete in the Kentucky Derby
04:00 Factors affecting the Kentucky Derby decision
05:17 Terrifying Fountain of Youth accident
10:00 You need fewer points to qualify for this year's Kentucky Derby
12:40 Don't push a horse that's not ready to race
14:57 High Oak is back and training well
17:69 Racing will break your heart, but...🐎
24:00 The Kentucky Derby field is wide open this year

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Mar 31, 2022
Mike Francesa's Back with Villanova's Jay Wright | Final Four 2022 Preview | Justin Moore injury
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The Mike Francesa Podcast debuts with Villanova head coach Jay Wright - how far can 'Nova go following Justin Moore's injury? Mike takes a look at the Final Four matchups and previews what's ahead for the podcast. 

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00:00 Intro - Mike Francesa is back!
05:40 Mike will also do baseball podcasts with Bobby Valentine
09:00 Final Four preview
24:30 Mike interviews Villanova head coach Jay Wright
29:19 Villanova is the #1 free throw shooting team in college basketball - why?
34:20 Recap of Houston vs. Villanova
38:40 How much does Final Four experience matter?
43:20 It's a blue-blood Final Four | Villanova, Duke, Kansas, and North Carolina

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Mar 28, 2022