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Welcome to Insidebaseball.net featuring audio interviews with many of the top players, managers, coaches and announcers. Inside Baseball is a radio show hosted by Dale Parsons on station AM 1570 KPRO in Riverside, CA that includes segments such as baseball trivia and great moments in baseball history along with the featured major league baseball interviews. Listen to some of the top mlb stars such as Josh Hamilton, Evan Longoria, Ryan Howard, Johan Santana, Jim Thome, CJ Wilson, Jered Weaver, Albert Pujols, Matt Kemp, Andre Ethier along with many others. This site also features a Dodger and Angel page for interviews of your favorite Los Angeles Dodgers and Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim. Thanks for visiting Insidebaseball.net and thanks for your interest in major league baseball. I hope you enjoy the baseball interviews at Insidebaseball.net.

Justin Verlander on pitching to Pablo Sandoval in the World Series 2013 (6:31)

Torii Hunter enjoyed his years in Anaheim and excited to be with the Tigers 2013 (6:01)

Alex Rodriguez on winning a World Series and his relationship with Derek Jeter 2011 (3:30)

August 18, 2011 program segment 1 featuring an interview with Twins closer Joe Nathan (8:40)

August 18, 2011 program segment 2 featuring interviews with Mike McDougal of the Dodgers and Danny Espinosa of the Nationals (11:57)

August 18, 2011 program segment 3 featuring an interview with Twins first baseman Michael Cuddyer (6:47)

July 28, 2011 program segment 1 featuring an interview with Josh Hamilton (9:39)

July 28, 2011 program segment 2 featuring interviews with Jason Vargas and Marcus Thames (11:03)

July 28, 2011 program segment 3 featuring an interview with CJ Wilson (8:05)

June 23, 2011 program segment 1 featuring an interview with Evan Longoria (9:00)

June 23, 2011 program segment 2 featuring an interview with Ben Zobrist (7:25)

June 23, 2011 program segment 3 featuring an interview with Grant Balfour (5:43)

June 23, 2011 program segment 4 featuring an interview with Bronson Arroyo (7:03)

May 25, 2009 program segment 1 featuring interviews with Frankie Rodriguez & Gary Sheffield

May 25, 2009 program segment 2 featuring an interview with Jose Reyes

May 25, 2009 program segment 3 featuring an interview with Randy Wolf

June 1, 2009 program segment 1 featuring an interview with Johan Santana

June 1, 2009 program segment 2 featuring an interview with Andre Ethier

June 1, 2009 program segment 3 featuring interviews with Matt Palmer and David Wright

June 8, 2009 program featuring interviews with Jered Weaver, Chone Figgins, Jonathan Broxton and A.J. Pierzynski (30:14)

June 15, 2009 program featuring interviews with Jim Thome, Juan Pierre, Justin Speier and Mark Buehrle (29:46)

On this site you will find links to select baseball interviews and web sites along with background information on the host. We would like to hear your comments on the interviews. Please send them to: dale@insidebaseball.net. Most interviews are in alphabetical and chronological order.

2010 AL MVP Josh Hamilton commenting on his physical resemblance to actor Will Ferrell 2011 (:44)

Outfielder Carlos Beltran 2009 (3:42)

Outfielder Jermaine Dye 2009 (3:41)

2-time World Champ David Eckstein 2009 (6:10)

2-time batting champ Nomar Garciaparra is good buddies with actor/comedian Jay Mohr 2009 (5:18)

The "Giambino" Jason Giambi has known Nomar Garciaparra since youth ball 2009 (5:38)

Stillwater, Oklahoma's Matt Holliday 2009 (4:35)

Future Hall-of-Famer Ken Griffey Jr. 2009 (9:23)

2006 National League MVP Ryan Howard 2009 (4:09)

Outfielder Torii Hunter 2009 (5:48)

3-time All-star First Baseman Paul Konerko 2009 (5:58)

Cy Young Award Winner Tim Lincecum 2009 (5:22)

Former Giant catcher Bengie Molina 2009 (5:53)

Catcher AJ Pierzynski is a big fan of pro wrestling and has been known to step into the ring 2009 (5:15)

Shortstop Jose Reyes 2009 (5:00)

Seattle Announcer Rick Rizz talks about Randy Johnson, A-Rod, Griffey and others 2009 (7:41)

Single Season Saves Leader Frankie Rodriguez 2009 (4:47)

Former Cal State Fullerton Star Aaron Rowand 2009 (5:30)

2-time Cy Young Award Winner Yohan Santana 2009 (6:51)

Gary Sheffield hit homer #500 in 2009 (4:04)

All-star 2nd Baseman Chase Utley 2009 (3:43)

Past Mariner pitcher Jarrod Washburn 2009 (5:39)

Outfielder Jayson Werth 2009 (5:04)

All-Star 3rd Baseman David Wright 2009 (4:58)

Barry Zito was excited to pitch alongside Randy Johnson 2009 (4:19)

Former Giant Manager Dusty Baker on his Riverside. CA roots, Bobby Bonds and Henry Aaron 2006 (5:10)

2004 all-star Carlos Beltran 2004 (5:10)

Beltran attributes his belief in God and a spiritual side to his life for his baseball success (1:28)

Former Giant Third Baseman Pedro Feliz 2005 (4:51)

Past Giant Ryan Klesko reminisces about batting against Orel Hershiser at Dodger Stadium (:59)

Ryan Klesko 2007 (4:47)

ESPN/Giants announcer Jon Miller does a great impersonation of Hall-of-Fame announcer Vin Scully in English, Japanese and Spanish (3:02)

Giants/ESPN announcer Jon Miller contrasts Felipe Alou and Dusty Baker 2005 (2:19)

Miller on Jeff Kent and Barry Bonds 2005 (2:56)

What would Giants/ESPN Announcer Jon Miller's occupation be if he wasn't a baseball announcer? (:48)

Former Giant catcher Bengie Molina 2007 (5:07)

Past Giant Pitcher Jason Schmidt 2007 (4:59)

Jason Schmidt is enjoying being a father 2006 (4:53)

Past Giant 1st Baseman J.T. Snow's Dad was Ram great Jack Snow 2005 (1:13)

J.T. was college teammates of Trevor Hoffman and Scott Erickson 2005 (1:17)

Shortstop Omar Vizquel as a Giant 2005 (4:47)

ESPN/Giants Announcer Jon Miller contrasts Felipe Alou and Dusty Baker (2:19)

Former Cub Manager Dusty Baker on his Riverside. CA roots, Bobby Bonds and Henry Aaron 2006 (5:10)

Former Rice star Lance Berkman has had one of the hottest starts in 2008 (4:31)

Giants Outfielder Barry Bonds comments on what sometimes goes through his mind during a hot streak. (1:08)

Second Baseman David Eckstein is a fan favorite wherever he plays 2008 (6:46)

Stanford alum Ryan Garko is a big fan of Jim Rome and "The Jungle" 2008 (6:00)

Roy Halladay is one of the best hurlers in baseball 2008 (6:22)

Conor Jackson is a Cal Bear whose father starred on JAG for 8 years 2008 (4:24)

Top Closer Bobby Jenks and his 102 mph fastball were picked up on waivers for just $20,000 by the White Sox from the Angels just 4 years ago 2008 (4:14)

Chicago 1st Baseman Paul Konerko 2008 (4:55)

Pitcher Braden Looper has two World Series rings 2008 (5:37)

Ryan Ludwick is grateful to be playing in the major leagues after a hip injury almost ended his career 2008 (6:17)

Weir Mississippi's Roy Oswalt loves hunting and cars and use to have one with 1000 horsepower 2008 (5:55)

"Big Papi" David Ortiz of the Red Sox 2008 (3:35)

Red Sox Closer Jonathan Papelbon throws a 99 mile-per-hour fastball 2008 (3:30)

White Sox Catcher A. J. Pierzynski can be a character on the field but is a good guy behind the scenes 2008 (5:16)

Cardinal All-Star Albert Pujols on his faith in God and winning the 2006 World Series 2008 (6:22)

3rd Baseman Scott Rolen is a fan of the Indiana Pacers 2008 (3:03)

Closer BJ Ryan is still effective after Tommy John surgery last year 2008 (5:23)

Grady Sizemore of the Cleveland Indians had a scholarship offer to play football at the University of Washington 2008 (5:21)

Matt Stairs is good friends with fellow Canadian and past National League batting champ Larry Walker 2008 (6:44)

Rockie's pitcher Houston Street's father quarterbacked the 1969 National champ Longhorns 2008 (5:20)

5-time all-star Mike Sweeney and his family were able to meet Pope Benedict recently in Rome 2008 (5:10)

New York's Nick Swisher cut off his long hair and donated it to chemotherapy patients 2008 (4:19)

Designated Hitter Jim Thome is the all-time fan favorite in Cleveland sports history 2008 (6:30)

Brandon Webb won a Cy Young in 2006 but lost his best friend in a plane crash in his home state of Kentucky 2008 (4:37)

Padre Second Baseman David Eckstein on winning a second World Series in St. Louis, wife Ashley Drane and gators 2007 (6:27)

Former D-Back great Luis Gonzalez 2007 (5:07)

Ken Griffey Jr. at Dodger Stadium earlier this year 2007 (9:49)

Rockies 1st Baseman Todd Helton 2007 (3:50)

Veteran Star Ryan Klesko 2007 (4:47)

Future Hall-of-Famer Greg Maddux 2007 (4:57)

Maddux lived in Riverside,CA as a young child 2007 (:17)

Past Dodger Catcher Russell Martin 2007 (4:39)

Outfielder Gary Matthews Jr. 2007 (4:26)

ESPN/Giants announcer Jon Miller does a great impersonation of Hall-of-Fame announcer Vin Scully in English, Japanese and Spanish (3:02)

Pitcher Kevin Millwood 2008 (5:33)

Speedy outfielder Juan Pierre 2007 (5:13)

Closer J.J. Putz 2007 (5:10)

Past Dodger pitcher Jason Schmidt 2007 (4:59)

Rockies Shortstop Troy Tulowitzki played with Jered Weaver of the Angels at Long Beach State 2007 (4:24)

Jeff Weaver 2007 (5:21)

Pitcher Jered Weaver of the Angels 2007 (5:08)

David Wells 2007 (6:20)

All-star 3rd baseman David Wright of the Mets is on the cover of the video game MLB '07: The Show and was also on the David Letterman show 2007 (5:44)

Towering righthander Chris Young 2007 (5:04)

All-star Shortstop Michael Young of the Rangers 2007 (5:54)

Enjoy the rest of the major league baseball interviews at Inside Baseball!

Former Yankee and current Angel Bobby Abreu 2006 (5:04)

5-time All-star Catcher Sandy Alomar talks about brother Roberto 2005 (:58)

Former Angel Outfielder Garret Anderson 2004 (4:17)

Retired Astro Jeff Bagwell is a big Red Sox fan 2003 (4:11)

2004 all-star Carlos Beltran 2004 (5:10)

Beltran attributes his belief in God and a spiritual side to his life for his baseball success (1:28)

Former Dodger and current Ranger Adrian Beltre 3rd Baseman 2004 (4:58)

First Baseman Lance Berkman developed some of his power swinging at a tire in the backyard as a kid 2006 (4:57)

Lance shares some of his most memorable experiences as a major leaguer 2006 (:37)

One of the game's top young sluggers affable Lance Berkman of the Astros 2004 (5:21)

Berkman on players showboating when hitting homeruns(:18)

7-time All-star Craig Biggio Houston Astros Outfielder 2003 (5:49)

Barry Bonds comments on what sometimes goes through his mind during a hot streak. (1:08)

Past Phillie Pat Burrell 2003 (4:54)

Burrell was a fan of the "Bash Brothers" as a kid (:26)

Roger Clemens on his favorite pitchers as a youth 2003 (2.6 MB 5:43)

Actor Kevin Costner remarks on his abilities as a pitcher (:47)

Costner comments on an experience involving former major league pitcher Mark Langston (:34)

Carl Crawford 2005 (5:15)

Comedian Billy Crystal on the Yankees and Mickey Mantle (2:30)

Padre Second Baseman David Eckstein on winning another World Series, wife Ashley Drane and gators 2007 (6:27)

David Eckstein got married last November to actress Ashley Drane of "Blue Collar TV" 2006 (6:23)

Padre Second Baseman David Eckstein 2004 (5:15)

David Eckstein is seldom recognized in public places as a professional baseball player. (2.4 MB 5:08)

Former Halo Jim Edmonds continues to enjoy playing the game in St. Louis. (1.7 MB 3:43)

Third Baseman Morgan Ensberg 2006 (4:09)

Past Angel Darin Erstad 2004 (4:47)

Erstad was on a NCAA Championship football team and a World Championship baseball team. 2004 (:44)

Pedro Feliz 2005 (4:51)

Versatile Angel Infielder/Outfielder Chone Figgins 2005 (4:31)

Former Big League Outfielder Steve Finley 2005 (4:23)

Centerfielder Steve Finley formerly of the D-Backs 2004 (5:08)

Former Mets Outfielder Cliff Floyd 2005 (5:59)

Cliff Floyd talks about best friend Mike Cameron and his collision with Carlos Beltran 2005 (:39)

Jason Giambi enjoyed the opportunity to play with his brother Jeremy in 2003 (2.3 MB 4:45)

3rd Baseman Troy Glaus 2006 (3:40)

Third Baseman Troy Glaus 2005 (5:33)

Troy on meeting his idol Cal Ripken 2005 (:47)

Mom threw BP to Troy growing up 2005 (:28)

Pitcher Tom Glavine 2005 (6:22)

Veteran Star Luis Gonzalez joined the Dodgers in 2007 (5:07)

Former D-Back great Luis Gonzalez 2005 (5:14)

Former Rockie Outfielder Steve Finley 2005 (4:23)

In 2001, Finley won a World Championship with the D-Backs 2004 (5:08)

Steve Finley comments on Luis Gonzalez blooper that won the 2001 Series (:29)

Shawn Green returns to LA 2005 (:34)

Former Dodger Shawn Green was very happy as a D-Back 2005 (5:03)

Ken Griffey Jr. at Dodger Stadium earlier this year 2007 (9:49)

Reliever Eddie Guardado on pitching in his hometown someday 2004(:50)

1998 archive interview of past Padre great Tony Gwynn on his career, Ted Williams and hitting .400 (5:48)

British Columbia's Rich Harden of the Oakland A's 2007 (5:28)

Pitcher Rich Harden 2005 (5:02)

Future Hall-of-Famer Rickey Henderson 2003 (5:02)

Rockies 1st Baseman Todd Helton 2007 (3:50)

Todd Helton 2006 (6:15)

Colorado All-Star Todd Helton has been swinging the bat since he was five. 2004 (7:52)

Former Padre Closer Trevor Hoffman 2005 (5:53)

Hoffman was a 5'6" senior at Anaheim's Savannah High School (:35)

Trevor Hoffman 2004 (4:47)

All-Star Outfielder Matt Holliday is from the same hometown as country legend Garth Brooks, Stillwater, Oklahoma 2006 (5:33)

Young Slugger Ryan Howard of the Phillies 2006 (4:51)

Former Cub reliever Bobby Howry was a San Jose Giant teammate of Shawn Estes and former major league reliever Keith Foulke 2006 (4:07)

Braves pitcher Tim Hudson 2006 (4:58)

Former Twins Outfielder Torii Hunter 2005 (5:57)

Torii grew up in a very modest household 2005 (1:11)

Torii Hunter hit a legendary, tape measure home run in high school 2005 (:35)

Torii Hunter on throwing the ball back at the pitcher after being hit(:46)

Sometimes Outfielder Torii Hunter misses the contact and physicality of football. (2.9 MB 6:17)

Former Angel and Yankee great Reggie Jackson enjoyed his role in Naked Gun (:45)

Brave 3rd Baseman Chipper Jones 2006 (5:31)

Chipper Jones Atlanta Braves Outfielder (2.2 MB 4:50)

Past Braves outfielder Brian Jordan 2006 (4:36)

Brian Jordan was also an NFL star for the Falcons 2005 (4:27)

Brian's book encourages youth to pursue their dreams like he did 2005 (:16)

Former Dodger Brian Jordan was a 2-sport guy.(2.3 MB 4:56)

Angel 2nd Baseman Howie Kendrick 2007 (4:28)

2nd Baseman Adam Kennedy 2004 (3:14)

Former slugger and current announcer Ralph Kiner comments on some of the great homerun hitters of the past (:42)

Past Padre Ryan Klesko reminisces about batting against Orel Hershiser at Dodger Stadium (:59)

Past Cincinnati Red Shortstop Barry Larkin on Yankee Shortstop Derek Jeter (1:07)

Dodgers' Tommy Lasorda offered some encouraging words after the 9/11 attacks (2.1 MB 4:39)

Past Cub 1st Baseman Derrek Lee was the National League batting champ in 2005. He is also a big-time fan of Kobe Bryant, the Lakers and the NBA 2008 (3:32)

Derrek Lee 2005 (2:23)

Past Rancho Cucamonga Quake Derrek Lee 2006 (4:47)

Slugging first basemen Derrek Lee 2005 (2:23)

Catcher Paul LoDuca 2006 (4:13)

Paul LoDuca Former Los Angeles Dodgers Catcher 2003 (2.3 MB 4:49)

Preview Paul LoDuca interview commenting on his portrayal as a bobblehead doll (:46)

Future Hall-of-Famer Greg Maddux 2007 (4:57)

Maddux lived in Riverside,CA as a young child 2007 (:17)

Former Mariner and Yankee first baseman John Olerud went straight to the majors without minor league experience 2004(4:48)

Past Negro League star Buck O'Neil on Jackie Robinson and some of the Negro League greats (4:34)

Former Big Leaguer Rafael Palmeiro 2004 (4:20)

Padre All-Star pitcher Jake Peavy 2006 (4:47)

Troy Percival 2004 (4:07)

Pitcher Andy Pettitte 2005 (5:07)

Mike Piazza on Tommy Lasorda, Orel Hershiser and his career 2006 (5:28)

Was Mike Piazza drafted by Tommy Lasorda as a favor to father Vince? 2006 (:39)

USC alum and past Cub Pitcher Mark Prior 2003 (4:49)

Albert Pujols of the St. Louis Cardinals is extremely devoted to God 2006 (6:32)

Yankee Shortstop Alex Rodriguez 2002 (2.5 MB 5:32)

2001-2002 All-Star Shortstop Jimmy Rollins of the Phillies 2004 (5:21)

Jimmy talks about meeting his idol Rickey Henderson. (1:49)

All-star Closer B.J. Ryan of the Toronto Blue Jays 2006 (4:32)

Past Cubs star and current announcer Ron Santo reminisces about the Sandy Koufax perfect game in 1965 and the February 1964 loss of roommate and 1962 Rookie-of-the-Year Kenny Hubbs in a private plane crash 2008 (4:47)

Family and religion are very important to pitcher Curt Schilling. 2002 (2.5 MB 5:28)

Former Angel Scott Spezio wore his dad's old number for the St. Louis Cardinals 2006 (4:24)

Mike Sweeney Past Kansas City Royals First Baseman is a big fan of Dodger announcer Vin Scully 2003 (2.8 MB 6:09)

Slugger Mark Teixiera 2005 (4:09)

Mark Teixiera 2004 (4:17)

Former Phillie slugger Jim Thome 2003 (5:05)

Rockies Shortstop Troy Tulowitzki 2007 (4:47)

Closer Billy Wagner 2007 (5:17)

Billy Wagner Closer 2003 (6:52)

Former Houston star Billy Wagner went from 78 mph to 98 mph in college (:58)

Past Rockies Outfielder Larry Walker has brothers Carey, Gary, Barry and parents Larry and Mary. 2004 (5:17)

Pitcher David Wells Part 1 2004 (4:56)

Pitcher David Wells Part 2 2004 (3:56)

Pitcher David Wells talks about his opportunity to be on the David Letterman show (:58)

Lefthander Dontrelle Willis 2005 (5:36)

Former Cubs pitcher Kerry Wood 2002(2.3 MB 4:55)

All-star 3rd baseman David Wright of the Mets is on the cover of the video game MLB '07: The Show and was also on the David Letterman show 2007 (5:44)

Mets 3rd Baseman David Wright 2005 (3:58)

6' 10" right hander Chris Young 2009 (5:04)

6-10 hurler Chris Young 2007 (5:04)

2004 All-star Shortstop Michael Young about the Rangers infield 2005 (:23)

Young on pitching coach Orel Hershiser 2005 (:34)

Shortstop Omar Vizquel as a Giant 2005 (4:47)

Giant's Pitcher Barry Zito 2005 (5:11)

Zito on his music and acting opportunities (1:08)

What does pitcher Barry Zito like to do in the off-season?(2.6 MB 5:47)

Barry Zito had a goal to be a major league pitcher and make a million since he was 7 years old 2005 (:23)

Zito's sister Sally has bid up the value of some of his baseball cards on ebay 2005 (:30)

Pitcher Barry Zito 2004 (4:52)

Zito on his music and acting opportunities (1:08)

What does pitcher Barry Zito like to do in the off-season?(2.6 MB 5:47)

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