StewPod #5: Joc Pederson talks ‘Call of Duty’ and MLB’s talented rookie class

June 19, 2015

Baseball life doesn't just happened on the field. A big part of the season for players during the season is traveling, going from hotel to hotel, making friends, hanging out and amusing yourself between baseball obligations.

It's no secret that baseball players love video games. Especially the youngsters, like 23-year-old Los Angeles Dodgers rookie Joc Pederson, who used his Thursday afternoon to congregate with gamers at the giant E3 Expo at the Los Angeles Convention Center. One of the biggest attractions at the biggest video-game event of the season was "Call of Duty: Black Ops III," the latest game in the uber-popular series that will hit stores this fall.

Pederson being something of a celebrity now because of his stellar rookie season got the take it all like a MVP. And he called The StewPod from the E3 show floor to tell us all about it. We talked video games, which MLB players are good at them and lots more on this week's show.

Here's the full rundown:

• Welcome and show preview
• Joc Pederson interview
• What's happening at E3?
• Who he plays video games with
• The young stars that excite Joc
• Which players are good at video games.
• The Hack: How high up did it go?
• The Hack: What should the consequences be?
• Someone voted for the Royals in the All-Star game with Mike's e-mail address
• Are we buying the stats/results at this point of the season?
• Would you rather get hit in the face with a hot dog or a foul ball?
• Best All-Star hats
• The "Silicon Valley" finale
• Chris goes to San Diego 

[Music: "Strangers" by Langhorne Slim / "Drag" by Day Wave]

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