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Behind the Mic with Thom Brennaman
59 minutes | Aug 18, 2020
Behind the Mic #17: Scott Boras
Thom talks with player agent Scott Boras about how he became the most famous sports agent in the country. Boras also talks about how he is perceived by players, fans and the media, plus his thoughts on analytics and the upcoming collective bargaining agreement.
36 minutes | Aug 11, 2020
Behind the Mic #16: Ryan Lefebvre
Thom talks with Kansas City announcer Ryan Lefebvre about how the Royals are rebuilding behind new manager Mike Matheny. Plus, Ryan talks about how he fought and beat depression.
48 minutes | Aug 4, 2020
Behind the Mic #15: Bob Costas
Thom Brennaman talks with legendary announcer Bob Costas about the state of Major League Baseball in 2020. They also discuss everything from Bob's time in the ABA to his Olympic coverage and interviewing Paul McCartney.
48 minutes | Jul 29, 2020
Behind the Mic Podcast #14: Marty Brennaman
Thom talks with his dad, Hall of Fame announcer Marty Brennaman, about retirement, walking five miles a day and the state of baseball in 2020.
35 minutes | Jul 21, 2020
Behind the Mic Podcast #13: Tom Verducci
Thom talks with Sports Illustrated's Tom Verducci about the Reds’ chances of winning the Central Division in this abbreviated 2020 season. Plus, Tom gives his thoughts on how the home run ball has completely changed how starting pitchers approach a game.
38 minutes | Jul 14, 2020
Behind the Mic Podcast #12 Guest: Bert Blyleven
Thom Brennaman and Hall of Fame pitcher turned broadcaster Bert Blyleven talk about the 2020 Minnesota Twins and how the addition of Josh Donaldson could help them go deep in the playoffs. Plus, Bert discusses his 22-year career that included a pair of World Series rings and 242 complete games.
61 minutes | Jul 7, 2020
Behind the Mic Podcast #11 Guest: Steve Stone
Thom Brennaman talks with Chicago announcer Steve Stone about the 2020 White Sox’ chances of making the playoffs. Plus, they discuss Steve's journey from Kent State to a Cy Young Award winner with the Orioles and Steve explains just how important Harry Caray was to the Chicago Cubs.
59 minutes | Jun 30, 2020
Behind the Mic Podcast #10 Guest: Bob Brenly
Thom Brennaman talks with Arizona broadcaster Bob Brenly about the 2020 D-backs as well as what it was like managing Randy Johnson and Curt Schilling. Plus, Bob explains how he earned a stadium full of fans half-price beer by striking out four times in a Minor League game.
34 minutes | Jun 23, 2020
Behind the Mic Podcast #9 Guest: Tom Hamilton
On this week's Behind the Mic podcast, Thom Brennaman talks with Cleveland Indians announcer Tom Hamilton about the Indians’ chances to win the American League Central Division without Corey Kluber. Tom also discusses the ups and downs of Trevor Bauer's career with Cleveland and how the right-hander could help the Reds this season.
39 minutes | Jun 16, 2020
Behind the Mic Podcast #8 Guest: F.P. Santangelo
Thom is joined by former Major Leaguer and current Washington announcer F.P. Santangelo who explains how the 2019 Nats went from 17 games under .500 to World Series champions. Plus, they discuss why Washington let Bryce Harper go before last season and how they will manage this year without third baseman Anthony Rendon.
39 minutes | Jun 9, 2020
Behind the Mic Podcast #7 Guest: Tom McCarthy
Philadelphia Phillies announcer Tom McCarthy joins Thom Brennaman to discuss misconceptions about Philly outfielder Bryce Harper and how the additions of new manager Joe Girardi and new pitching coach Bryan Price might turn the Phillies into a playoff contender.
41 minutes | Jun 2, 2020
Behind the Mic Podcast #6 Guest: Gary Cohen
Thom and New York Mets announcer Gary Cohen discuss the impact reigning National League Rookie of the Year Pete Alonso is having on the team, how Jacob deGrom stacks up against other great pitchers in Mets history, and what it's like sharing a booth with Ron Darling and Keith Hernandez.
53 minutes | May 26, 2020
Behind the Mic Podcast #5 Guest: Chip Caray
Thom talks with Braves announcer Chip Caray about the depth of the 2020 Braves and why Chip thinks they can go far in the playoffs. Chip discusses what it was like growing up the son of Skip Caray and the grandson of Harry Caray, plus he talks about traveling with Shaquille O'Neal in the early days of the Orlando Magic.
46 minutes | May 19, 2020
Behind the Mic Podcast #4 Guest: Greg Brown
Thom Brennaman and Pirates announcer Greg Brown discuss how manager Clint Hurdle lost the clubhouse last season, how that led to him losing his job, and what to expect from the Pirates under new manager Derek Shelton. Plus, Brown explains how he went from backup mascot to big league announcer.
30 minutes | May 12, 2020
Behind the Mic Podcast #3 Guest: Len Kasper
Thom welcomes the TV voice of the Chicago Cubs Len Kasper to the podcast. Len gives insight into why Joe Maddon and the Cubs parted ways, how new manager David Ross is more similar to a fiery Lou Piniella than his "Grandpa Rossy" persona, and why the Cubs have seen enough of Eugenio Suárez.
42 minutes | May 5, 2020
Behind the Mic Podcast #2 Guest: Brian Anderson
Thom Brennaman talks with Milwaukee broadcaster Brian Anderson about the 2020 Brewers. They also discuss the legacy of Ryan Braun and Brian tells a story about Mike Moustakas that will make Reds fans love him on and off the field.
47 minutes | Apr 27, 2020
Behind the Mic Podcast #1 Guest: Dan McLaughlin
Podcast #1 - Thom Brennaman talks with Dan McLaughlin about the St. Louis roster and what Cardinal fans think about the 2020 Reds.
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