Off Air with Joe and Orel
Hear Joe Davis and Orel Hershiser, the TV voices of the Los Angeles Dodgers, take their love of baseball, life and each other into the most casual setting you've heard them yet. In addition to guests from baseball and elsewhere, the guys spend some time with Dodgers manager Dave Roberts each week.
Hall of Famer Jaime Jarrín joins the guys this week - as he discusses his journey from Ecuador to Los Angeles as well as his love for the game of baseball as he prepares for his 62nd season as the Spanish language voice of the Dodgers. Before that, though, Dave Roberts gives his weekly update...although this week it comes for the first time from his office at Dodger Stadium. Dave talks about what the first day at "Spring Training 2.0" has been like and discusses some potential strategy for the upcoming shortened season. Joe and Orel then wrap up with their top 4 this week, which is "top 4 restaurants in the LA area". All that and more on episode 13 of Off Air with Joe and Orel!
Baseball is officially back...and so are the guys to talk about the upcoming 60-game season. Joe, Orel and Dave go over some of the logistics to get the season started and talk about how a number of the rule changes could impact players and their normal routines. The top 4 this week is "top 4 games I witnessed in-person". Does Orel immediately bend the rules? Tune in to find out. All that and much more on episode 12 of Off Air with Joe and Orel!
The guys are joined by Dodgers pitcher and fellow podcaster Ross Stripling, who shares his feelings on the rift between MLB owners and the Players Association. He also gets the guys up to speed on what he's been reading and gives some insight on what he might change if he was ever named commissioner for a day. Dave Roberts then joins to talk about the latest positive steps towards baseball in 2020, followed by taking his turn putting on the commissioner hat to talk about some changes he might incorporate. The top 4 this week is dedicated to Father's Day, as the guys share their best memories of their dads. All that and much more on this week's episode of Off Air with Joe and Orel!
Max Muncy is this week's guest - and he talks to the guys about what inspired his fiery response to Madison Bumgarner last season and how he's honing his cooking skills during quarantine. He also gets into his journey from out of the league to now an All-Star w/ the Dodgers. Dave Roberts then joins for his weekly segment as all three discuss the current MLB/MLBPA negotiations and how badly they all miss baseball before getting into this week's top 4 ("top 4 simple pleasures"). All that and a lot more on episode 10 of Off Air with Joe and Orel!.
Joe, Orel & Dave open up a dialogue about social injustice in the United States, with a focus on how we can all work to do better moving forward.
Kenley Jansen is this week's guest - as he tells the guys about his secret piano skills as well as the fact that he might actually be left-handed. Jansen also talks about his time at Driveline this past offseason and expresses how much he truly misses his teammates and Dodger Stadium. The skipper, Dave Roberts, then joins for his weekly catch-up where all three hosts list their "top 4 favorite childhood lunch snacks". Will Twinkies or Cheez-Its reign supreme? All that and so much more on episode 8 of Off Air with Joe and Orel!
Walker Buehler joins Joe and Orel and gives the guys a look into his mindset and approach to pitching as well as an update on where he's at in his preparation for a possible start to the season. Dave Roberts then makes his weekly visit to talk about the health proposal that was recently distributed to players and coaches, including how some of the precautions may impact the way he manages. All three then give their "top 4 comedies" as well as the best thing they saw this week. All that and more in episode 7 of Off Air w/ Joe & Orel!
Joe and Orel are joined this week by Dodgers 3B Justin Turner, who discusses what he's been up to during the quarantine, how his career has developed since joining the Dodgers, as well what he may do once his playing career is over. Dave Roberts then joins the guys for his weekly check-in and gives his thoughts around Turner potentially having a future as a manager. The guys then get into their "top 4" this week, which is dedicated to moms in honor of Mother's Day. All that and a whole lot more this week on Off Air w/ Joe and Orel!
This week is all about "the day I got the call" - as Joe, Orel & Dave all share their story of getting called up to the big leagues. From how they got the news & their immediate emotions, to the process of joining up with the team and then finally to the results of their debuts, all three take us through their journey to the show. Then the guys get a surprise guest when Dave calls to check in live with one of the players. All that as well as their "top 4 childhood athletes" this week on Off Air w/ Joe and Orel!
NL MVP Cody Bellinger joins the guys to talk about what he's been up to during the quarantine, including his love for Chipotle and his newest hobby. He also answers some rapid fire teammate questions, including who he'd most (and least) like to quarantine with and who would win in a team Royal Rumble. Dave Roberts then joins Joe & Orel for their weekly check-in and provides his thoughts on the latest report on how and when the MLB season may begin. Segments include the guys' "top 4 workout songs" and, as always, "the best thing I saw this week". All that and more...!
Joe and Orel welcome their first guest, and it's none other than 3-time Cy Young winner and former NL MVP Clayton Kershaw. They get caught up on Kershaw's time in quarantine and talk about how he's staying fresh while the season is on hold. They also touch on his charity work, career and wrap up with a series of rapid fire questions about his teammates. The guys are then joined, as always, by Dave Roberts to chat about what some of the players have been up to and go over all of their "top 4 road cities". All that and more on episode 3 of Off Air with Joe and Orel!
The guys are back - as Orel passionately gives his unfiltered thoughts on the Astros sign-stealing scandal. The guys are then joined again by Dave Roberts to go through a day in the life of a modern-day big-league manager. The three of them also share the best thing they saw this past week as well as their "top 4 adult beverages". They close the show with a look at the week ahead, including a sneak peak of next week's very special guest. All that and a whole lot more on episode 2 of Off Air with Joe and Orel!
Joe and Orel debut the podcast by getting everybody up to speed on how the idea for the podcast came together in the first place and how they’ve been filling their quarantine days. They also get into how much they miss baseball and then discuss the recently proposed ideas for how the season could eventually be played. From there, Dave Roberts joins the guys for his weekly visit to give everyone an update on what he and the players have been up to. The group discusses the best things they saw this past week and give out their “top 4 shows to binge during the quarantine”. All that and more!
Joe Davis and Orel Hershiser, the TV voices of the Dodgers, are taking their love of baseball, life and each other to the most casual setting you've heard them yet: a podcast.