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Baseballholics Anonymous Ep 36: The Evidence is Really Starting to Pile Up

The Mound

  

1st Base (~3:30)

  • News

    • AZ - Greinke, Shelby
    • CHC - Heyward, Lackey
    • SF - Samardzija, Cueto
    • LAD - Iwakuma
    • The other other Giles, Appel falls far from the tree
    • Walker for Niese

  

2nd Base (~31:15)

  • Off-season Extract
    • Jeff Samardzija
    • Chris Sale and Cole Hamels

 

3rd Base (~49:30)

Game: Read Between the Lies

  • Wood's gem
  • Greinke
  • 1998
  • Cueto
  • Pine Tar
  • Stew

 

  

Home (~1:09:00) 

  • Listener Email Question: Should the Rockies screw pitching?

 

 

 

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Outro –Never Seems Right



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The Mound

  

1st Base (~2:45)

  • News

    • Price
    • Zimmermann
    • Trumbo to O's
    • A's keep shaking it up
    • Framing Conger

  

2nd Base (~27:30)

  • Off-season Extract
    • Albert Pujols
    • Jonathan Lucroy

 

3rd Base (~44:30)

NEW Game: The Wonder Years

  • Time-based trivia

 

  

Home (~1:00:00) 

  • What determines HoF eligibility. a.k.a. Why is David Eckstein on the ballot?
  • Scope of the new class
  • Brandishing the Rock

 

 

 

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The Mound

  

1st Base (~3:15)

  • Trades

    • Kimbrel
    • Andrelton
    • Karns
  • Lynn TJS

  

2nd Base (~20:15)

  • Qualifying Offers
  • Accepted: Rasmus, B. Anderson, Wieters

 

3rd Base (~31:15)

Game: Occam's Free Agent Razor

  • Heyward
  • Zimmermann
  • Utley
  • Crush
  • Samardzija
  • J-Up

 

 

 

Home (~49:30) 

  • Baseballholics congregate at the Arizona Fall League

 

 

 

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Baseballholics Anonymous Ep 33: Full of Swagger

The Mound

  

1st Base (~4:30)

  • World Series Review

  

2nd Base (~30:00)

  • Awards

 

3rd Base (~1:02:00)

Game: Who Done It?

 

 

Home (~1:20:45) 

  • Celebration

 

 

 

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The Mound

  

1st Base (~2:45)

  • NLCS Review

  

2nd Base (~22:45)

  • ALCS Review

 

3rd Base (~58:00)

Game: Whose Line Is It Anyway?

 

 

Home (~1:18:30) 

  • A Wicked Rain Delay, brought to you by FOX
  • World Series Props, through Rose-colored glasses

 

 

 

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Direct download: Baseballholics_Anonymous_Ep_32.mp3
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The Mound

  

1st Base (~2:30)

  • Wild Cards

  • NLDS STL-CHC
  • NLDS LAD-NYM

  

2nd Base (~29:30)

  • ALDS HOU-KC
  • ALDS TEX-TOR

 

3rd Base (~1:01:30)

Game: Tie Breakout

 

 

Home (~1:15:30) 

  • Preview ALCS TOR-KC
  • Preview NLCS CHC-NYM

 

 

 

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Direct download: Baseballholics_Anonymous_Ep_31.mp3
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Baseballholics Anonymous Episode 30: It Will Go On As Long As It Has To

The Mound

  

1st Base (~5:15)

Baseball Extract

  • Kersh's quest for 500 K

  • Beltre's head of magic
  • Buehrle's quest for 200 IP
  • Ichiro takes the mound

  

2nd Base (~48:30)

Playoff Preview

  • NL Wild Card
  • NLDS
  • AL Wild Card
  • ALDS

 

 

3rd Base (~1:31:45)

Game: Pick a Pair

 

 

 

 

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Outro –Never Seems Right



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Direct download: Baseballholics_Ep_30.mp3
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The Mound

  

1st Base (~4:00)

Baseball Extract

  • C. Seager

  • Stroman
  • Hill
  • Martin's Framing
  • Archer's SL

  

2nd Base (~34:45)

New Rivalries are Forming

  • Rangers-Astros
  • Cubs-Pirates
  • Blue Jays-Yankees
  • Mets-Nats

 

 

3rd Base (~57:15)

Game: Read Between the Lies

 

 

Home (~1:22:30)

Recapping the Baseballholics Anonymous Auction Fantasy League

 

 

 

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Direct download: Baseballholics_Anonymous_Ep_29.mp3
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Baseballholics Anonymous Ep 28: What Does THE BAT Say?

The Mound

  

1st Base (~3:30)

Baseball Extract

  • Salazar

  • Hamels
  • Lucroy
  • JB Jr

  

2nd Base (~23:15)

DFS

  • Breaking down the late-season trials and tribulations of the DFS grind, and contemplating the future of DFS baseball.

 

 

3rd Base (~53:00)

Game: Whose Line is it Anyway?

 

 

Home (~1:12:15)

Most intriguing races down the stretch:

  • March to the postseason
  • Ideal World Series

 

 

 

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The Mound

  

1st Base (~3:00)

Baseball Extract

  • Felix

  • Polanco
  • Kang
  • Crush
  • Heaney

  

2nd Base (~29:15)

Power Tiers

  • Breaking down the top 10 teams in baseball heading into the stretch

 

 

3rd Base (~1:05:00)

Game: Occam's Razor

  • Kersh K's or ERA?
  • Price CY or JD MVP?
  • Rays In or Cubs Out?
  • Nats under .500 or Rangers over .500?
  • Trout and Angel in 2021 or Harper a Nat in 2021?
  • Who gets fired, Matt Williams or RAJ?

 

 

Home (~1:20:15)

The War on WAR, starring Buster Olney

 

 

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Direct download: Baseballholics_Ep_27.mp3
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The Mound

  

1st Base (~3:00)

Baseball Extract

  • Severino

  • Thor
  • Jungmann
  • Heston
  • DeShields

  

2nd Base (~30:00)

Trade Analysis (Part 2)

  • Price + Revere --> TOR
  • Hamels --> TEX
  • KC
  • Latos+Wood --> LAD
  • Leake --> SF
  • Cespedes --> NYM
  • HOU
  • SD

 

3rd Base (~59:15)

Game: Tie Breakout

 

Home (~1:13:15)

Computerized Umps

 

 

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The Mound

  

1st Base (~4:45)

Baseball Extract

  • Odor

  • The Real CarGo
  • Joe Ross
  • Nola
  • Volquez

  

2nd Base (~24:45)

Trade Analysis (Part I)

  • Tulo for Reyes and Prospects
  • Cueto
  • Zobrist
  • Clippard
  • Papelbon

 

3rd Base (~43:45)

Trading Places

Breaking down theoretical trade scenarios - Real, fantasy, and keeper

 

Home (~1:16:00)

Buyers or Sellers?

  • Orioles
  • Rays
  • Tigers
  • Twins
  • Giants
  • Cubs
  • Mets

 

 

 

 

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Baseballholics Anonymous Ep 24: Bo Knows

The Mound

  

1st Base (~1:00)

Baseball Extract

  • HR Derby

  • StatCast in the ASG

  

2nd Base (~15:15)

The 1st Annual Baseballholics Anonymous Mid-Season Awards

  • Breakout Bat
  • Breakout Arm
  • Nastiest Pitch
  • Top Reliever
  • DFS Darlings

 

3rd Base (~45:45)

Read Between the Lies

Telling truth or telling lies about Felix Hernandez, NL batters, the 2004 ALCS, AL hitters, and a double-dip of Bo Knows

 

Home (~1:03:45)

The Franchise Four from "our time" (1980-present), National League and American League, the top four players from each league during our generation

 

 

 

 

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The Mound

  

1st Base (~2:00)

Baseball Extract

  • CarMart

  • Rodon
  • deGrom
  • Betts
  • Sano

  

2nd Base (~29:45)

Half-season Outliers

  • How will these players fare in the 2nd half?
    • Pollock
    • Lind
    • L. Cain
    • Gardner
    • Joc
    • Vogt
    • Shelbias T. Miller
    • Hammel
    • Salazar & Carrasco

 

3rd Base (~1:22:15)

Order in the Court

  • Ranking three comparable players, rest of season value
    • Hammel, S. Miller, Pineda
    • Altuve, Hanley, Tulo
    • Betts, Correa, Wong
    • Liriano, Shields, Wacha
    • Franco, Seager, Turner
    • Arenado, Frazier, Machado

 

Home (~1:45:45)

Yahoo jumps into the DFS pool

 

 

 

 

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Direct download: Baseballholics_Anonymous_Ep_23.mp3
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Baseballholics Anonymous Ep 22: Was It the Sideburns?

The Mound

  

1st Base (~1:30)

Baseball Extract

  • Big Fern

  • Cain
  • Moore
  • Matz
  • Springer

  

2nd Base (~31:00)

Mid-Season Review

  • The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly predictions made by Sammy and Doug before the season started.
  • Emphasis on standings and hardware.

 

3rd Base (~1:02:00)

Ride the Lightning

  • 30 seconds to name as many players as possible that fit the bill.
  • A.K.A. How to look like a fool for 30 seconds
  • Brought to you by Torpedo IPA

 

Home (~1:20:15)

How to Fix the All Star Game

 

 

 

 

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The Mound

  

1st Base (~9:45)

Baseball Extract

  • Greinke

  • Heyward
  • Machado
  • Wong

  

2nd Base (~35:00)

Gambling

  • Pete Rose
  • Fantasy Sports for Ca$h

 

3rd Base (~57:15)

Whose Line Is It Anyway?

Multiple choice matching of Statlines - will we go to the tie-breaker once again?

 

Home (~1:15:15)

Email: the successful-yet-underwhelming stuff of the Rangers' Pitchers 

 

 

 

 

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Direct download: Baseballholics_Anonymous_Ep_21.mp3
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Baseballholics Anonymous Episode 20: A Fire Hydrant That Hits Lasers

The Mound

  

1st Base (~4:30)

Baseball Extract

  • Cueto vs. Price

  • Pineda
  • d'Arnaud
  • Hosmer

  

2nd Base (~24:15)

The Kids Are Alright

  • A rush of prospects have been recently promoted, Super Two influence is widespread, baseball curiosity is further piqued
  • We each rank our top 5 players among those who started this season in the minors

 

3rd Base (~47:30)

Over/Under

  • B. Buxton
  • D. Gordon
  • S. Gray
  • M. Kemp
  • D. Ortiz
  • B. Burns

 

Home (~1:10:15)

Wieters Take on Tommy John

 

 

 

 

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The Mound

  

1st Base (~1:45)

Baseball Extract

  • Venditte

  • Cano
  • Gallo
  • McCullers

  

2nd Base (~28:45)

The 2015 MLB Draft

  • Pitcher mechanical grades and breakdowns from the draft.

 

3rd Base (~54:00)

Read Between the Lies

Guess the truth about:

  • Sale
  • Scherzer
  • Upton
  • Kinsler
  • Maddux
  • Boggs

 

 

 

Home (~1:48:00)

Emails about DFS

  • Resources

  • Lineup Construction

 

 

 

 

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Direct download: Baseballholics_Ep_19.mp3
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The Mound

    • We're back, and we brought some friends with us
    • Special Guest: Paul Sporer, @sporer
    • Twitter: @sammydacipher, @doug_thorburn

    • email: Baseballholics@gmail.com

       

  

1st Base (~2:15)

Email

  • Papi and the Sawx

  

2nd Base (~23:00)

Paul jumps aboard as we review the BAn Fantasy Auction League thus far

  • Categories, Strategies, and Draft Day Reflections
  • The competitive landscape narrows
  • Trade targets and deals already made
    • Paul brings trade offers to the table, one each for Doug and Sam
    • One of those offers gets an immediate answer

 

 

3rd Base (~1:16:00)

Pick a Pair

Paul joins in on a brand new game that is geared toward DFS. Using salaries at Draft Kings, the guys decide between two options of players who cover the same positions at the same price.

 

 

 

 Here's the DFS roster that Paul was alluding to during the episode:

SP - Matt Harvey ($10600)

SP - Miguel Gonzalez ($6700)

C - Wilin Rosario ($3100)

1B - Miguel Cabrera ($4900)

2B - Jose Altuve ($4400)

3B - Chris Davis ($4400)

SS - Marcus Semien ($3800)

OF - Bryce Harper ($5200)

OF - Ender Enciarte ($3500)

OF - Gregory Polanco ($3200)

$200 left over 

 

 

 

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The podcast was recorded Tuesday night, 5/12/15. Apologies for the delay in posting, and the now-outdated stats. - Cheers, DT

 

The Mound

  

1st Base (~2:30)

Baseball Extract

  • Kersh

  • Kluber
  • Hamels
  • Teheran
  • Hutchison
  • Samardzija

  

2nd Base (~32:45)

All Star Voting

  • Styles and preferences
  • Toughest calls this season
  • Who we hope to see in the game 

 

 

3rd Base (~51:45)

Whose Line Is It Anyway?

Multiple choice, match the stat line with the player

 

 

Home (~1:12:45)

Fantasy Trading Season

 

 

 

 

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Baseballholics Anonymous Ep 16: Ride the Lightning

The Mound

  

1st Base (~2:15)

Baseball Extract

  • Hedges

  • Joc
  • Smyly
  • Sale
  • Shelby
  • Altuve

  

2nd Base (~31:30)

Buy or Sell: Reviewing the first month of the season

  • Astros
  • Yankees
  • Padres
  • Cutch
  • Cruz

 

3rd Base (~49:00)

Ride the Lightning

30 seconds to name as many players as possible that fit the description

 

 

Home (~1:48:00)

Daily Fantasy Stuff

  • Strategies

  • Lineup Construction
  • Suppy and Demand

 

 

 

 

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1st Base (~2:30)

Baseball Extract

  • Strasburg

  • Zimmermann
  • Wainwright
  • McCarthy
  • Myers
  • Polanco

  

2nd Base (~36:45)

Hitting Talks with Ryan Parker

 

3rd Base (~1:19:00)

Over/Under:

  • Devon Travis

  • Carlos Martinez
  • Alex Gordon
  • Eric Hosmer
  • Jimmy Paredes
  • Chris Archer

 

 

Home (~1:48:00)

Emails

  • T.J. House

  • Cueto's Balks
  • Cuban b

 

 

 

 

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Baseballholics Anonymous Ep 14: Mookie Took Over

The Mound

  

1st Base (~2:45)

Baseball Extract

  • Bryant

  • Taijuan
  • Tanaka
  • Archer
  • Mookie
  • Canha
  • Rizzo

  

2nd Base (~33:30)

Big bats in the Two-Spot

  • Is the No. 2 spot in the lineup changing face?

  • Donaldson, Votto, CarGo, Puig, Trout

 

3rd Base (~43:45)

Read Between the Lies

  • Dodgers

  • Greinke
  • Nellie Cruz
  • Miggy
  • Gwynn
  • Canseco
  • The wildest finish in BAn gaming history

 

 

Home (~1:07:00)

Injuries

  • The Catcher Plague

  • Busted Hammies
  • Verlander is MIA

 

 

 

 

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1st Base (~5:00)

Baseball Extract

  • Harvey-Harper

  • Tanaka
  • House
  • Greene
  • Giancarlo-Boxberger
  • Mookie
  • Ubaldo-Bautista
  • Archie
  • JD Mart
  • Snider

  

2nd Base (~45:15)

Week 1 of Daily Fantasy

  • A new frontier

  • The game is changing
  • Handling the swings

 

 

3rd Base (~1:25:00)

Brian Wilson's Razor

  • Braves or A's?

  • Tiger Sweep or Brave Sweep?
  • Lucroy or Marlins?
  • Moustakas or Mesoraco?
    • Injury updates occurred between recording and posting
  • Kersh or Archie?
  • Iajuan or Ubaldo?

 

 

Home (~1:45:15)

Emails

  • Prehab

  • Betances

 

 

 

 

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Baseballholics Anonymous, Episode 12: Opening Day Extravaganza

The Mound

  

1st Base (~6:30)

Camp-breaking News

  • The Big Trade

  • Arizona Shake-up

  • Rusney running through bushes

  • Crazy Ubaldo-head

 

 

2nd Base (~25:30)

Predictions for 2015 season

  • Wild Cards

  • World Series
  • MVP
  • CY
  • RotY
  • Comeback Players

 

 

3rd Base (~1:08:30)

Occam's Razor

  • Longoria or J-Up?

  • Pompey or Bryant?
  • Felix or Price?
  • Belt or Fowler?
  • Sale or Cutch?
  • Verlander or Betts?

 

 

Home (~1:29:30)

Repeat Offenders

  • Players that we drifted towards on draft day

  • Players where we swung and missed

 

 

 

 

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1st Base (~3:15)

Brady Aiken

  • TJS rears its ugly head - what's it mean for Aiken?

  • For the Astros?

  • For his draft stock in 2015?

 

 

2nd Base (~13:30)

Previewing the Wests

  • AL

  • Best Lineup, Rotation, Bullpen
  • How will they finish?
  • NL
  • Best Lineup, Rotation, Bullpen
  • How will they finish?

 

 

3rd Base (~55:00)

Read Between the Lies

  • Carlos Gomez

  • Jered Weaver
  • Victor Martinez
  • Justin Morneau
  • Cole Hamels
  • Ricky Henderson

 

 

Home (~1:10:00)

The Baseballholilcs Anonymous Auction League

  • Draft was on Saturday

  • Strategies going in
  • Adjusting on the fly
  • The dust settles

 

 

 

 

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Baseballholics Anonymous Ep 10: Your Penultimate Gavel Just Threw Me

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1st Base (~6:15)

Player Extensions

  • Eaton

  • Yelich
  • Who benefits?
  • Candidates for an extension

 

 

2nd Base (~27:15)

Previewing the Centrals

  • AL

  • Best Lineup, Rotation, Bullpen
  • How will they finish?
  • NL
  • Best Lineup, Rotation, Bullpen
  • How will they finish?

 

 

3rd Base (~1:19:00)

True or False

  • Blackmon

  • Giancarlo
  • Arrieta
  • Cole vs. Zimmer
  • Vogt
  • Machado

 

 

Home (~1:38:30)

Prospects in Fantasy

  • Single-year vs. Dynasty

  • Mono League vs. Mixed
  • Pitchers vs. Hitters
  • The DFS angle

 

 

 

 

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1st Base (~3:15)

News

  • Stroman

  • Wheeler
  • Bryant
  • Taylor
  • Harvey
  • Will Ferrell

 

 

2nd Base (~20:20)

Previewing the Easts

  • AL

  • Best Lineup, Rotation, Bullpen
  • How will they finish?
  • NL
  • Best Lineup, Rotation, Bullpen
  • How will they finish?

 

 

3rd Base (~1:05:00)

Get a Clue

  • We each get 5 clues as to the ID of a player

  • Points awarded based on number of clues needed to guess correctly
  • Three players each

 

 

Home (~1:20:45)

Emails

  • Sonny Gray

  • Tanner Scheppers, Statcast

 

 

 

 

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Baseballholics Anonymous Ep 8: Fantasy Special

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    • Baseballholics Auction Fantasy League

      • Awesome turnout, and the league is now full!

      • Draft on Saturday, March 28th, 8:30 pm EST (5:30pm PST)

    • Fantasy Special

    • Schedule for Ep 8

 

 

1st Base (~4:15)

Injury Updates, Fantasy Implications

  • Darvish

  • Cl. Lee
  • Wainwright
  • Sale
  • Pence
  • R. Castillo

 

 

2nd Base (~18:30)

Strategies for Draft Day

  • Single-Year leagues, first 5 rounds

  • Best Player Available vs. Positional Scarcity
  • Well-rounded Players vs. Saturated Categories
  • Prospects
  • Draft Prep

 

 

3rd Base (~51:30)

Fantasy Pop Quiz

  • Who to take #7 overall?

  • What to do in 2nd-3rd if Kersh in 1st?

  • Top of the 4th rd in a 12-team mixed

  • To save or not to save?

  • Second swing, picks #30-31 in 10-team AL only

  • Too much pitching, keeper league

 

 

Home (~1:29:15)

Fantasy Breakouts, Bargains, and Busts

  • Breakouts (upper tiers)

  • Bargains (lower tiers)

  • Busts (moddle-upper tiers)

 

 

 

 

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    • Wrapping up the Starting Pitcher Guide

    • email: Baseballholics@gmail.com

    • iTunes, please Rate and Review

    • Twitter: @sammydacipher, @doug_thorburn

    • Baseballholics Auction Fantasy League

      • Draft on Saturday, March 28th, 8:30 pm EST (5:30pm PST)

      • There's a couple of spots left, going to cap at 15 teams

      • Email us if you'd like to join

    • Schedule for Ep 7

    • Chris Sale's broken foot

      • Sam's Rule on Injured P's

 

 

1st Base (~3:30)

Effective Velocity with Carlos Pena, brought to you by Perry Husband

 

 

2nd Base (~24:00)

Part 2 of Starting Pitcher Fantasy Ranks, Beyond the Top 50

  • Doug & Sam exchange n' debate rankings, discuss tiers

 

 

3rd Base (~1:06:15)

Over/Under

  • Butler SLG

  • W. Myers XBH

  • Aa. Sanchez GS

  • Yordano WHIP

  • G. Polanco SLG

  • Red Dragon Velo

  • Headley HR
  • Hughes BB

 

 

Home (~1:39:00)

Key Players, American League

  • East

    • Stroman and Longoria

  • Central

    • Brantley and Abreu

  • West

    • Pujols and Richards

 

 

Handshakes (~1:56:30)

- Snag a spot in our auction league - Baseballholics@gmail.com

 

 

 

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Baseballholics Anonymous Ep 6: The 3-Year Window

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    • Draft on Saturday, March 28th, 8:30 pm EST (5:30pm PST)

    • 5x5 ROTO, categories based on Ep 3

    • email us if you'd like to join

 

 

1st Base (~3:30)

Curiosities of Spring

  • The stability of young players, Ventura and Bauer

  • A's no. 5: Nolin vs. Graveman

  • Wavering mechanics guys, Fister and Latos

  • Players new to the league, Tomas, Rusney, Soler

  • Power hitters back from injury: Votto, Wright, C. Gonzalez

  • Power prospects (I smell a theme): Bryant and Gallo

 

2nd Base (~19:45)

Top 50 Starting Pitcher Fantasy Ranks, 3-year outlook

  • Doug & Sam exchange n' debate rankings

 

 

3rd Base (~1:16:00)

True or False?

  • Votto vs. Duda

  • Betts vs. Wong

  • Bryant+Baez vs. C.Davis+Pierce

  • Dickerson vs. Heyward

  • Puig vs. Yelich

  • Span vs. Crisp

 

 

Home (~1:39:30)

Key Players, National League

  • West

    • Posey and Kemp

  • Central

    • Cole and Cole

  • East

    • Fern amd Rendon

 

 

 

 

 

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1st Base (~1:15)

  • Shields Signs

 

 

2nd Base (~14:00)

  • LABR Day in February

  • Picks of Intrigue

    • Billy Ham

    • S. Marte

    • Anibal

    • Carrasco

    • P. Alvarez

    • Granderson

    • The Other Cain

    • Cashner

       

 

3rd Base (~56:00)

  • Guess That Projection!

  • Attempting to Peg PECOTA

 

 

 

Home(~1:11:00)

– MLB Changing the Rules

  • Not Enough Runs, Dude? (N.E.R.D.)

  • The Strike Zone

  • Shift This

  • 2-Batter Minimum

 

 

 

 

 

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Baseballholics Anonymous Ep 4: I Would Rather Have Kyle Kendrick

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  • BP Annual 2k15 now infiltrating houses

 

 

 

1st Base (~6:00) – Projection System Discrepancies, PECOTA vs. James

  • Doug

    • Betts

    • Ozuna

    • Cueto

  • Sam

    • JD Martinez

    • Puig

    • J. Nelson

 

 

 

2nd Base (~35:00) – The Utility of Old School Stats

  • Batting Average

  • RBI

 

 

3rd Base (~51:15) – Would You Rather

  • AL West or AL East?

  • System of the Cubs or Twins?

  • BJ Upton or Kyle Kendrick?

  • Sign Shields or trade for Hamels?

  • Next off-season FA: Jordan Zimmermann or David Price?

  • Joey Votto or Prince Fielder (wth contracts)?

  • The FB of Aroldis Chapman or the SL of Yu Darvish?

  • Start a team in Petco Park or Coors Field?

  • Stras or Harper?

  • Miggy or Bryant?

 

 

 Home (1:41:00) - Email, Playing Time Preguntas

  • Machado

  • Betts

  • Bryant

  • Giolito

  • Urias

  • Bradley

 

 

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Baseballholics Anonymous, Episode 3: A Sneaky Way of Getting Even More of What You Want

with Sam Reid and Doug Thorburn 

 

 

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The Mound (1:35)

     - Farewell to Mr. Cub

 

First Base (5:00)

     - Max Scherzer hits Big Bucks (no whammy)

 

Second Base (15:55)

     - Over/Under, Player Stats

          - Nelson Cruz, HR

          - Billy Hamilton, OBP

          - Corey Kluber, K%

          - Tyson Ross, Slider %

          - Matt Harvey, total K

          - Marcus Stroman, ERA and K/9

          - Kennys Vargas, RBI

          - Bryce Harper, HR

 

Third Base  (51:25)

     - Fantasy Formats, Categories

          - Snake Draft vs. Auction

          - AVG & HR vs. OBP & SLG

          - Wins vs Quality Starts

          - What to do about Saves?

          - Outfield Configurations

 

Home (1:20:45)

     - Reader Email

          - Status of the Nats

          - Impact of Padre defenders

 

 

 

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Baseballholics Anonymous Ep 2: Wasn't This a Last Place Club?

Episode 2: Wasn't This a Last Place Club?

 

Baseballholics Anonymous is a podcast dedicated to those who are addicted to baseball. Hosted by Doug Thorburn and Sam Reid.

 

The Mound:

- email us: Baseballholics@gmail.com

- Twitter: @sammydacipher, @doug_thorburn

- Get to know your hosts

 

 

1st base: (2:45)

- More Winter Moves

     - Zobrist/Esobar for Robertson/Jaso/Powell

     - Escobar for Clippard

     - Gattis for Foltynewicz/Ruiz/Thurman

     - Pirates sign Kang

 

2nd base: (24:07)

- Our Favorite Batteries

      - Bumgarner - Posey

      - Kluber - Gomes

     - Challenges awaiting Grandal 

 

3rd base: (43:45)

- Betting Futures

     - Good Investments

     - Bad Bets

 

Home: (1:16:25)

 - Pitch Clocks - worth the trouble?

 

 

 

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Baseballholics Anonymous is a podcast dedicated to those who are addicted to baseball. Hosted by Doug Thorburn and Sam Reid.

 

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Introductions

Email us: Baseballholics@gmail.com

On Twitter: @sammydacipher, @doug_thorburn

 

1st base (~5:15)

The Hall of Fame: the Players and the Process

 

2nd base (~36:00)

How Teams Have Fared this Offseason: Uppers and Downers

 

3rd base (~1:15:30)

Fantasy Implications for Players on the Move

 

Home (~2:05:00)

Baseball Consumption in the Winter

 

  

 

 

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