Baseball Central @ Noon

Baseball podcasts offer a great way for you to stay in the know about all baseball activities. When on your lunch break, you can listen to this informative podcast that airs between 12:00 – 1:00 PM Monday to Friday. It debuted on 25th September 2017.

The podcast is owned by retired Major League Baseball Pitcher and Author Dirk Hayhurst and Sam Cosentino, a Sportsnet lead CHL analyst.

The incredibly talented host Kevin Barker, a retired American baseball player played in the Major League Baseball as a first baseman for the Cincinnati Reds, Milwaukee Brewers, Toronto Blue Jays, and San Diego Padres. His co-host is Jeff Blair, a host at Sportsnet 590 the FAN. Together, they discuss baseball stories and happenings on-and-off the major and the minor league diamonds. They aren’t just die-hard baseball fans but also great entertainers.

latest episodes

Manfred v. Clark

2021-12-03 18:13:45
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Both Sides of Baseball’s Lockout

2021-12-02 17:27:11
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The Work Stoppage Has Arrived

2021-12-02 16:30:49
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A Lockout Looms for MLB

2021-12-01 17:16:18
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Steven Matz Talks Pete Walker and His Time in Toronto

2021-12-01 16:32:19
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Catching up With Danny Jansen

2021-11-30 17:30:15
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Ray Heads West, What’s Next?

2021-11-30 17:12:03
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Who Will Sign Marcus Stroman?

2021-11-29 17:13:00
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Gausman, Garcia Kick off Blue Jays’ Signing Season

2021-11-29 16:41:06
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Emergency Pod: Breaking Down the Berríos Extension

2021-11-16 19:17:55
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Blair & Barker’s Offseason Deep Dive

2021-11-07 17:00:10
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Jays Wants, Needs & Desires

2021-11-05 16:57:28
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What Can Baseball Learn From the 2021 Braves?

2021-11-05 16:56:39
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An Important Conversation with Gabe Kapler

2021-11-04 16:38:20
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What to Do With Steven Matz?

2021-11-04 16:03:01
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What Now for the Astros?

2021-11-03 16:40:43
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Alex Anthopoulos: World Series Champion

2021-11-03 15:46:26
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Brad Lidge’s Pitching Breakdown

2021-11-02 17:19:59
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Who’s Under More Pressure Heading Into Game 6?

2021-11-02 15:47:34
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Will the World Series Go Seven?

2021-11-01 16:54:07
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No Problem for Houston in Game 5

2021-11-01 15:59:09
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Game 3: Welcome to Atlanta

2021-10-29 16:27:19
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Marcus Semien, Scott Boras and Kevin “Baker”?!

2021-10-29 15:39:26
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Mets Job Is No Field of Dreams

2021-10-28 16:25:23
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Astros Take Game Two

2021-10-28 16:23:06
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Is Gabriel Moreno Untouchable?

2021-10-27 16:41:11
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Braves’ Game One Win & Tough Break

2021-10-27 16:35:00
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Astros-Braves: Who Ya Got?

2021-10-26 16:45:54
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Reuniting with Rick Sweet

2021-10-26 16:35:32
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Cito Gaston’s World Series Connections

2021-10-25 16:21:08
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The World Series is Set!

2021-10-25 15:41:10
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Former Dodgers GM on the Makeup of the Team

2021-10-22 16:31:48
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Chris Taylor Makes Postseason History

2021-10-22 16:17:26
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Mark Shapiro Joins Blair & Barker

2021-10-21 16:22:37
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Dodgers, Bo Sox on the Brink of Elimination

2021-10-21 15:35:13
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Chipper Jones Breaks Down Braves-Dodgers

2021-10-20 17:42:58
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Sean Casey Talks ALCS / NLCS

2021-10-20 17:40:36
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AL & NL Championship Series Breakdown

2021-10-19 16:52:33
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Mark Shapiro Addresses the Media

2021-10-19 16:45:02
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Fall Weather at Fenway Park

2021-10-18 16:49:50
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Braves Put Dodgers On Notice

2021-10-18 15:46:25
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An Ump’s POV on the Check-Swing Call

2021-10-15 17:02:32
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Should Check-Swings Be Reviewable?

2021-10-15 16:32:45
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Shawn Estes Previews NLDS Game 5

2021-10-14 16:21:48
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The Bat Flip & The Braves

2021-10-14 15:38:27
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Braves Advance to the NLCS

2021-10-13 16:49:58
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Tyler O’Neill Reflects on His Breakout Season

2021-10-13 16:43:11
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Red Sox Earn Their Champagne and Popcorn

2021-10-12 16:21:44
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Pete Walker Recaps the Blue Jays’ Season

2021-10-12 16:19:34
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Rays Triumph over Red Sox in Game 1

2021-10-08 16:51:11
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Checking in with Alex Anthopoulos

2021-10-08 15:51:28
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Passan Knows Postseason

2021-10-07 16:34:36
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Analyzing Ross Atkins

2021-10-07 15:59:35
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Sizing up the NL Wild Card with Ned Colletti

2021-10-06 16:20:07
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What do you want to hear from Ross Atkins?

2021-10-06 15:38:57
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Should Gibby manage the Mets?

2021-10-05 16:26:26
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Blue Jays standouts and surprises

2021-10-05 16:17:09
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Forecasting the 2022 Blue Jays

2021-10-04 16:14:43
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Blue Jays post-mortem

2021-10-04 15:23:14
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Oct. 1: October Baseball has Arrived

2021-10-01 23:22:50
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Sept. 30: Ray Day & Cheering for Chaos

2021-09-30 23:20:43
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Sept. 29: Chris Gimenez, Jack Curry, and Jays Losing Ground

2021-09-29 23:17:45
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Sept. 28: Jeff Nelson and Ryu Returns to Begin Yankees Series

2021-09-28 23:14:54
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Sept. 27: David Cone, Dan Shulman, and Teeing Up Yankees-Jays

2021-09-27 23:14:57
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Sept. 24: Josh Donaldson & Springer’s return to the outfield

2021-09-24 23:08:25
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Sept. 23: Nick Swisher, Jeff Passan, & MLB disciplines Jays

2021-09-23 23:09:14
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Sept. 22: Jayson Stark and Jays-Rays card-stealing fallout

2021-09-22 19:05:36
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Sept. 21: Will Middlebrooks and Card-Stealing Kevin Kiermaier

2021-09-21 23:09:28
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Sept. 20: Dante Bichette, Ryu on the IL, and Jays-Rays Primer

2021-09-20 23:25:20
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Sept. 17: Justin Morneau, Cliff Floyd, and Jays Pitching Plans

2021-09-17 23:09:36
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Sept. 16: Eric Karros, Jeff Passan, and Ray’s Cy Young Chase

2021-09-16 23:17:58
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Sept. 15: Tim Kurkjian, Doug Waechter, & Vlad Jr.’s MVP case

2021-09-15 19:08:46
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Sept. 14: Danny Jansen, Jim Duquette, and mighty Manoah

2021-09-14 23:09:37
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Sept. 13: Jays Offensive Outburst, Rays Come to Town

2021-09-13 23:16:50
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Sept. 10: Jeff Passan, Bill Ripken, and Jays Extend Win Streak

2021-09-10 23:06:26
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Sept. 9: Steven Matz, John Sterling, & Jays go for the sweep

2021-09-09 23:02:01
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Sept. 8: Pat Gillick, Brad Lidge, and Hall of Fame Day

2021-09-08 23:06:09
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Sept. 7: Carlos Pena, Dan O’Dowd, and a New Leadoff Hitter

2021-09-07 23:14:04
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Sept. 6: Ken Singleton, Jays win streak, & red-hot Semien

2021-09-06 23:31:58
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Sept. 3: Larry Walker and Jays-A’s Preview with Dallas Braden

2021-09-03 23:09:42
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Sept. 2: Jeff Passan, Lou Merloni, and Romano’s growth

2021-09-02 23:06:52
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Sept. 1: Eduardo Perez and Jays bullpen reinforcements

2021-09-01 23:26:05
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Aug. 31: Ryan Dempster, Mike Soroka, and Vlad’s big night

2021-08-31 23:05:00
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Aug. 30: Berrios Shines, Springer Returns, and Mets Drama

2021-08-30 23:09:03
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Aug. 27: Robbie Ray, Cal Quantrill & Early Offseason Priorities

2021-08-27 23:25:59
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Aug. 26: Robbie Ray and a Thursday Matinee

2021-08-26 19:09:51
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Aug. 25: Liam Hendriks Joins Walk-Off Wednesday

2021-08-25 23:29:09
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Aug. 24: Who’s the Best Team in the American League?

2021-08-24 23:17:16
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Aug. 23: Where’s the Magic?

2021-08-23 23:10:12
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Aug. 20: Nate Pearson and Kevin Smith join the show!

2021-08-20 19:11:39
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Aug. 19: John Gibbons and Jays’ bullpen debacle

2021-08-19 19:10:09
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Aug. 18: Bullpen decisions and getaway day in Washington

2021-08-18 20:05:05
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Aug. 17: Vernon Wells and Blue Jays roster decisions

2021-08-17 19:08:15
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Aug. 16: Will Middlebrooks and lingering bullpen concerns

2021-08-16 19:04:38
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Aug. 13: Falling Short Against The Angels – On To Seattle

2021-08-13 23:17:35
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Aug. 12: The Jays Look For Another Series Win

2021-08-12 23:10:28
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Aug. 11: A Doubleheader Split and Walk-Off Wednesday

2021-08-11 23:41:53
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Aug. 10: Guerrero vs. Ohtani and a West Coast Swing

2021-08-10 22:21:51
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Aug. 9: Springer Shines In His First Homestand

2021-08-09 23:15:02
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Aug. 6: Mark Shapiro Joins Baseball Central

2021-08-06 23:06:39
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