The Hot Stove

March 5, 2012 - Hour: 2

Originally aired: Monday, March 5, 2012
Category: Sports
Rick, Dave and Shannon continue talking to Mariners minor league SS Nick Franklin and he talks about growing up in Orlando as a Houston Astros fan. He said he was a huge Griffey fan as well when he was younger. Pitching coach Carl Willis talks about the young pitchers he saw in the B game today and praises their electric stuff. He also talks about the challenge of deciding when to call up players. M's minor leaguer Vinnie Catricala joins the show and talks about his jump from Single A to Double A ball and how his goal is to learn something new everyday. Greg Johns of mlb.com talks about spring training surprises and the upcoming trip to Japan.

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