March 19: Mike Trout's an Angel in the outfield for another 12 years
March 19 2019
Kyle Lowry went down with an ankle injury in last night's Raptors' win, so naturally Bob McCown and John Shannon place a call to another Philadalphia native who played point guard for the Raptors: Alvin 'Boogie' Williams [14:22]. Later in the hour, Bob and John dial up Bob Ryan of the Boston Globe who shared his thoughts on Mike Trout's record-breaking deal, Craig Kimbrel remaining unsigned, and who could surprise in the NCAA's March Madness tournament [30:19]. Bob and Richard Deitsch go more in-depth on Mike Trouts $430M contract with the man who broke todays big story, Jeff Passan of ESPN [59:07]. Jeff explains how the deal came together, and what it means for future stars in the sport. Following Passan, London Knights boss and former Assistant GM of the Toronto Maple Leafs Mark Hunter joins Bob and Richard to discuss his new role with Hockey Canadas Program of Excellence, if he has any interest returning to the NHL, and the Maple Leafs recent woes [1:18:18]. In the final hour, Bob and Richard go around the National Hockey League with Jim Hughson [1:31:07]; and Ben Nicholson-Smith and Arden Zwelling of Sportsnets At The Letters podcast have returned from Florida and swing by in-studio to discuss the latest on the Toronto Blue Jays [1:57:13].