A look at the Detroit Tigers Minor League players on their Road to Detroit.
Updates from around the Tigers minor league system, as well as an interview with the top-ranked pitching prospect in all of minor league baseball, right-hander Casey Mize. Plus, Tigers V.P. of Player Development David Littlefield provides insight on what goes into making tough decisions, from drafting players to developing them.
Host Dan Hasty teams up with MLB's Jim Callis to breakdown the possibilities for the Tigers first round pick (5th overall) in the MLB Draft on Monday. Plus, Dan interviews one of the Tigers hottest prospects, Toledo Mud Hens catcher Jake Rogers, and takes you around the farm system for the weekly round up.
Host Dan Hasty interviews Tigers top Draft pick Riley Greene, regarded as the best pure hitter in high school baseball, then talks to director of amateur scouting Scott Pleis to hear why the club is optimistic about their 2019 Draft class. Plus, updates from throughout the Tigers farm system, including a prospect with back-to-back 2-home run games.
Checking in on the Erie SeaWolves, who feature one of the most talented pitching staffs in all of minor league baseball. Interviews with 2017 first round pick Alex Faedo, manager Mike Rabelo, and broadcaster Greg Gania. Plus updates on Casey Mize’s sore shoulder, and where some of the Tigers’ 2019 top picks are heading to start their pro careers.
Catching up with the Tigers AAA Affiliate, the Toledo Mud Hens. Featuring interviews with pitcher Kyle Funkhouser, who’s knocking on the door of the big leagues; longtime voice of the Mud Hens, Jim Weber; and MLB.com Tigers beat writer, Jason Beck. Plus, a little bit of way-too-early-but-still-fun hype on 1st round pick Riley Greene’s pro debut.
Connecticut Tiger outfielder Bryant Packard’s machine-like consistency at the plate has RTD podcast host Dan Hasty searching for a proper nickname for this year’s 5th round pick. Plus, interviews with 2nd round pick Nick Quintana, who’s off to a solid start in West Michigan; and Connecticut Tigers manager Brayan Pena, who likes what he sees in Packard’s work ethic.
Learn more about Cuban outfielder Roberto Campos, the 16-year-old prospect recently signed by the Tigers, as Dan Hasty talks to director of international operations Tom Moore. Plus, a first-hand account from 2019 2nd rounder Nick Quintana on his Draft day experience, as well as a one-on-one conversation with 2018 3rd round pick Kody Clemens.
The Tigers No. 2 overall prospect, Matt Manning, has one of the best right arms in the minor leagues, but his most impressive talent may just be his savant-like knowledge of ‘The Office’. Manning answers every question – including TV trivia – thrown his way, before Dan Hasty takes his turn in the hot seat with a round of queries from the mailbag. Plus, updates on Riley Greene, Kody Clemens and Derek Hill.
First, Dan talks to Andre Lipcius, a 2019 3rd-round pick who knows all about power – as he set the single-season University of Tennessee record for home runs while also majoring in nuclear engineering. Then, Emily Waldon from The Athletic joins Dan in the studio to discuss her latest Tigers Top 30 prospect rankings, including an update on her No. 1, Casey Mize, as he returns from a brief stay on the Injured List.
Host Dan Hasty welcomes pitcher Tarik Skubal, one of 2019’s breakout performers in the Tigers' Minor League system. Plus, Detroit Free Press writer Anthony Fenech joins the show to discuss the trades that sent Shane Greene and Nicholas Castellanos to new MLB homes and brought more depth to the Tigers' farm system.