Wednesday, 27 March 2019 18:44

The Sam and Brad Show Podcast 03/27/19

On this Wednesday edition of the Sam and Brad Show, the guys give their takes on the NFL expanding replay to review and challenge pass interference calls (00:21). They asked Nate Ulrich of the Akron Beacon Journal for his take on the change as well (12:44). The guys also talked college basketball with ESPN's Dan Dakich (14:32) and Indians baseball with Zack Meisel of The Athletic (34:29).


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Tuesday, 18 December 2018 15:17

The Jasen Sokol Show Podcast 12/18/18

 On the Tuesday edition of the Jasen Sokol Show, Jasen talks about the possibility of a government shutdown with Dr. Tom Sutton (00:15), The Cleveland Indians offseason moves with Zack Meisel (19:55), and the stock market with Richard Peterson (09:21). 

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Monday, 17 September 2018 17:10

Paul Keels and Zack Meisel Discuss New Book

Longtime radio voice of the Ohio State Buckeyes Paul Keels and Zack Meisel of The Athletic both joined the Sam and Brad Show to talk about their new book: 

The book is available whereever books are sold and also online.

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Wednesday, 12 April 2017 16:27

AUDIO Zack Meisel Talks Indians, Wahoo Logo

Zack Meisel, Indians beat writer for spoke with Sam and Brad about the ongoing debate surrounding the Chief Wahoo logo and how long it will last.


Zack also discussed the thrilling home opener yesterday at Progressive Field as Michael Brantley delivered the game-winning hit.

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Thursday, 16 February 2017 16:39

AUDIO Indians Ready For Spring Training

Indians reporter Zack Meisel from and the Cleveland Plain Dealer spoke with Sam Bourquin and Brad Russell to talk about the Cleveland Indians as they head into the spring training season.


For the full interview, click here.

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Former Indians Manager Mike Hargrove spoke with Brad Russell Tuesday to talk about the Tribe's win in the ALDS over Boston and their upcoming series with the Blue Jays in the ALCS coming up on Friday.


For the full interview with Mike Hargrove, click here.'s Zack Meisel offered his thoughts as well on the Indians and what the Tribe needs to do to defeat Toronto in the ALCS.


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Wednesday, 27 July 2016 17:50

AUDIO Zack Meisel Talking Tribe

The Cleveland Indians fell to the Washington Nationals 4-1 this afternoon at Progressive Field, and with the trade deadline coming up Monday, the Tribe could be wheeling and dealing. 

Zack Meisel from joined the Sam Bourquin Show Wednesday to talk about the quick series with the Nats and if they could make a move to bolster their roster as they try to make a deep postseason run.

 "I think they're still talking to Milwaukee about a whole host of players, either Lucroy or some outfielders," Meisel said.  "However, they're still in the market for a reliever, so they're talking to some teams about bullpen help."

The Indians have the day off Thursday and then they return to Progressive Field to start a three-game set with the Oakland A's

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The Cleveland Indians are at the top of the division and heading into Kansas City after taking the series from the Twins over the weekend in Minneapolis.

Zack Meisel from joined the Sam Bourquin Show to talk about the club and what they might be doing with the lineup.

 Manager Terry Francona said around 4pm Eastern that Yan Gomes would be placed on the 15-day disabled list and Roberto Perez will join the big league club after being activated from the 60-day DL.

For the full interview with Zack, click right here. The Indians and the Royals will play at 8:15pm at Kaufmann Stadium in Kansas City.  Coverage begins on 1590 WAKR at 7:37 p.m.

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The AL Central leading Cleveland Indians are heading into Kansas City with a great deal of momentum, and lately they've been hitting the long ball and making things happen during their road swing.

Zack Meisel from joined the Sam Bourquin Show.

"The thing that's working right now is the pitching," Miesel said. "They've settled on the five guys that will lead them."

For the full interview with Zack, click here.

The Indians will open up their three-game set with the Royals in Kansas City tonight before coming back to Progressive Field Friday to take on another division foe in the Chicago White Sox.

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