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Balk About It

101 ESPN Presents Balk About It with Brooke Grimsley and Polo Ascencio, an MLB talk show where Brooke and Polo talk about everything on their mind, and sometimes their minds take them to crazy places. We're not balking around!

Latest Episodes

Balk About It – How Polo helped Yadi surprise Waino – October 6th, 2023

– End of an era: Saying goodbye to Adam Wainwright 
– The Great surprise: how Polo helped Yadi surprise Waino 
– Will the Cardinals really do this?: Reaction to Willson Contreras possibly moving to the outfield 
– Brooke’s surprise gift for Polo 
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Balk About It – It’s Winn-ing Time – August 21st, 2023

-Masyn Winn is finally here! 
-Will the Cards let Winn BE Winn? 
-Cardinals getting 3 starting pitchers? 
– We’re planning a karaoke night/ our favorite drinks 
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Balk About It – Trade Deadline Reaction – August 7th, 2023

-Broadcaster trade deadline? If we were traded where would we NOT go?
-Cardinals Trade Deadline
-Winners and Losers of the MLB Trade Deadline
-Guess Polo’s drawing 
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Balk About It – Trade Talk – July 24th, 2023

-Are the Cardinals really going to trade Nolan Arenado and Paul Goldschmidt?
-Bold trade/second-half predictions for the Cardinals 
-Shohei Predictions 
-Nick Castellanos is right about his favorite superhero?  
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Balk About It – Mr. Worldwide – July 10th, 2023

– Is Polo the new Mr. Worldwide?
– New Game Show
– Did Adam Wainwright need to deactivate his Twitter?
– Who will have a brighter future: Jordan Walker or Elly De La Cruz?
– Worst City Connect jersey ever?
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Balk About It – Polo Across the Pond – June 23rd 2023

– Two truths and a lie
– Bob Nightengale says Oli Marmol is safe. Are you buying that?
– David Freese rejects induction into Cardinals HOF
– A’s Reverse Boycott and Manfred’s gaslighting
– Best Minor League Manager ejection of all-time?
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Balk About It – Inaugural Episode – June 9th, 2023

– Two truths and a lie
– Did the WBC negatively affect the Cardinals and other MLB teams?
– Cardinals struggling to find a rhythm 
– Polo reveals he’s a Padres fan and chats about their struggles.
– Addressing the Elephant in the Room: Willson Contreras 
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