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Bless You Boys Podcast 122: Meet Ben Chiswick (and David Price)

On BYB Podcast 122 Big Al and HookSlide broke from their usual format with a live show. Joining us was Ben Chiswick, play-by-play man for the West Michigan Whitecaps, the Singlle-A affiliate for the Detroit Tigers. The second half of the show is all David Price and resulting trade fallout.

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Bless You Boys Podcast 122 was recorded August 2, 2014, has a running time of 67 minutes, and features Al Beaton and HookSlide.

Special guest: Ben Chiswick, play-by-play man for the West Michigan Whitecaps.

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Ben Chiswick: Ben fills us in on his life as a play-by-play man and gives us an in-depth look at the Whitecaps' current prospects and the outlook on the players the Tigers traded away in the deals for Joakim Soria and David Price.

You can follow Ben on Twitter at @BenChiswick. Follow the Whitecaps on Twitter at @WMWhitecaps, and like them on Facebook. For all things Whitecaps, from tickets to game steaming, check out the West Michigan Whitecaps website.

  • David Price is a Detroit Tiger!
  • Trade reactions are a combination of elated and concerned in Detroit, happy in Seattle and beyond angry in Tampa Bay.
  • Is the Price acquisition insurance for Max Scherzer exiting in free agency?
  • Is Justin Verlander bullpen bound for the playoffs? If not, who?
  • Tigers and Athletics in a Cold War style arms race.
  • The outfield is full of question marks with the trade of Austin Jackson
  • Curtis Granderson deja vu.
  • Drew Smyly is frowning.
  • Has Dave Dombrowski gone all-in?
  • Worries over Joakim Soria's performance.

All that, plus tangents galore!

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