February 24, 2015 - Hour: 2 Rick, Aaron and Dave talk to Shannon Drayer who is down in Peoria taking a look at how the bullpen might shake out with Joe Saunders now in the fold. Mariners coach Andy Van Slyke talks about his first year with the Mariners last year and how he is glad the Mariners no longer play on AstroTurf. Also MLB Senior Vice President Chris Marinak talks about the pace of play and replay rules that are being implemented this season.
February 24, 2015 - Hour: 1 Hosts Rick Rizzs, Aaron Goldsmith and Dave Valle talk to NY Times writer Tyler Kepner about the pace of play rules and A-Rod's return to the Yankees. He also says the Mariners should be a favorite in the AL West. Mariners shortstop Chris Taylor talks about his offseason and what he expects in the battle for starting SS.
Tuesday, February 17, 2015
February 17, 2015 - Hour: 2 Aaron, Shannon and Mike talk to Mariners 1st base and infielder's coach Chris Woodward who gives his thoughts on the shortstop battle. Mariners trainer (since 1983) Rick Griffin joins the show and talks about his first training experience with the rodeo and how his first game with Seattle, was actually the first Major League game he'd ever been to.
February 17, 2015 - Hour: 1 Hosts Aaron Goldsmith, Shannon Drayer and Mike Blowers talk to Jon Paul Morosi of FOX Sports about the national outlook on the Mariners as a legitimate playoff contender. Mariners catcher Mike Zunino talks about his offseason and working on hitting the other way. We listen to another national baseball voice in ESPN's Jayson Stark who says a GM predicts the Mariners in the World Series.
Tuesday, February 10, 2015
February 10, 2015 - Hour: 2 Rick, Shannon and Mike talk to Mariners Marketing Manager Camden Finney who gives us a look at upcoming promotions. Plus a two segment interview with Rob Neyer of SB Nation who gives us a look at the Mariners and the rest of the AL West. Plus they look at possible solutions to speed up pace of games.
February 10, 2015 - Hour: 1 Hosts Rick Rizzs, Shannon Drayer and Mike Blowers talk about moving day as the trucks head to Arizona. Mariners 3rd base coach Rich Donnelly talks about his offseason in Ohio and looking forward to getting back on the field again. Mariners shortstop Brad Miller talks about his offseason and reminisces about his big day in Kansas City last season.
Tuesday, February 3, 2015
February 3, 2015 - Hour: 2 Aaron, Shannon and Bill talk to Chris Calcaterra with the Peoria Sports Complex who talks about all the improvements made this year. Texas Rangers Hall of Fame broadcaster Eric Nadel joins the show and talks about originally wanting to be a hockey broadcaster. he also talks about the upcoming season for the Rangers after the disaster in 2014. Bob Dutton of the Tacoma News Tribune talks about what he expects to see from the Mariners in 2015.
February 3, 2015 - Hour: 1 Hosts Aaron Goldsmith, Shannon Drayer and Bill Krueger talk to Mariners hitting coach Howard Johnson who talks about the hard work Dustin Ackley has put in and the team's belief that he will reach the expectations put upon him. Also Mariners minor leaguer DJ Peterson joins the show and talks about his first year as a professional.
Tuesday, January 27, 2015
January 27, 2015 - Hour: 2 Rick, Shannon and Dave talk to Mariners Director of Public Information Rebecca Hale who talks about the new LED lights and new alternate uniforms. Former Mariners pitcher and current Angels broadcaster Mark Langston talks about the Angels and how they stack up with the Mariners, saying the AL West is the best division in baseball. Ryan Divish of the Seattle Times joins the show to talk about the pace of play and how batters stepping out of the batter's box wasn't tolerated over 20 years ago. They also go into new baseball commissioner Rob Manfred's comment on trying to limit defensive shifts.
January 27, 2015 - Hour: 1 Hosts Rick Rizzs, Shannon Drayer and Dave Valle talk to Director of Player Development Chris Gwynn who gives us an update on the progress of Alex Jackson, Patrick Kivlehan and Danny Hultzen. Mariners pitcher Taijuan Walker talks about last season and now knowing he has the ability to pitch during the stretch run. He also talks about the many shoes he has.
Saturday, January 24, 2015
January 24, 2015 - Hour: 2 Mariners Fan Fest is where the Hot Stove League is broadcasting from today! In this hour, Rick, Aaron, and Shannon are joined by lefties, James Paxton and Charlie Furbush. Also, Center Fielder, Austin Jackson stops by the show. The guys close out Saturday's show hearing from the man in charge, skipper Lloyd McClendon!
January 24, 2015 - Hour: 1 The Hot Stove is live from Safeco Field for Mariners Fan Fest! In this hour, Rick Rizzs, Aaron Goldsmith, and Shannon Drayer are joined by The Boomstick himself, Nelson Cruz. Also, top M's prospects Alex Jackson and John Hicks stop by, too.
Tuesday, January 20, 2015
January 20, 2015 - Hour: 2 Aaron, Shannon and Mike talk to Mariners marketing manager Mandy Lincoln all about Fanfest which is this weekend 11am-4pm both Saturday and Sunday. A's broadcaster Vince Cottroneo joins the show to talk about the Oakland A's and how their 2014 season ended and the odd offseason. MLB.com Mariners beat reporter Greg Johns takes a look back at 2014 Felix getting robbed of the Cy Young and also looks ahead to this season and some future pace of game changes.
January 20, 2015 - Hour: 1 Hosts Aaron Goldsmith, Shannon Drayer and Mike Blowers talk to Mariners bench coach Trent Jewett about how last season unfolded and what he expects to see from this 2015 team. New Mariners OF Justin Ruggiano joins the show to talk about his reaction to getting traded and his expectations of the Mariners this season. Plus Aaron, Shannon and Mike have a roundtable on the AL West in 2015.
Tuesday, January 13, 2015
January 13, 2015 - Hour: 2 Rick, Shannon and Bill talk to ESPN baseball analyst Tim Kurkjian who thinks the moves the Mariners have made may put them over the top. Mariners pitcher Danny Farquhar talks about the excitement looking forward to this season after a solid 2014 campaign and talks about a wild month and a half where he was with 5 different teams. Former Mariner Jamie Moyer talks about the honor of being inducted into the Mariners Hall of Fame, talks about his career longevity and the development of his change up.