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Baseballholics Anonymous Ep 81: Joe Morgan is a Freaking Idiot

 

Groundskeeping

  

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NPA Coaches Training Weekend

 

1st Base (~4:15)

  • News:

  • Dee Gordon to M's, playing CF
  • Braves get busted
  • The Giancarlo Sweepstakes
  • Oh-tani
    • (Note: This was recorded the night of 12/7; 12 hrs later, Ohtani was an Angel)

 

2nd Base (~26:30)

  • Extract: Shohei Ohtani
  • Sammy: As a Hitter
  • Doug: As a Pitcher (~37:15)

 

3rd Base (~48:30)

Connect 4

Sammy visiting, Doug home 

 

Home (~1:05:30) 

  • The Hall

 

 

Music by The Ghost Notes:

Intro – Hold On

Outro – Never Seems Right

 

Break Music by PBR Streetgang

Direct download: Baseballholics_Anonymous_Ep_81.mp3
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Baseballholics Anonymous Ep 80: Now the Record Matters

 

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First Pitch Arizona, 2017

 

1st Base (~6:45)

  • News:

  • Qualifying Offers
  • A's trade Healy for Pagan/Campos

 

2nd Base (~30:00)

  • Awards!
  • RotY
  • CY
  • MVP

 

3rd Base (~52:30)

Read Between the Lies

(Awards edition)

Doug visiting, Sammy home 

 

Home (~1:12:15) 

  • Roy Halladay

 

 

 

Music by The Ghost Notes:

Intro – Hold On

Outro – Never Seems Right

 

Break Music by PBR Streetgang

Direct download: Baseballholics_Anonymous_Ep_80.mp3
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Baseballholics Anonymous Ep 79: Springer Gets to Name it Now

 

The Mound

  

1st Base (~0:45)

  • News:

  • We recap Game 7 and the rest of the 2017 World Series

 

2nd Base (~29:15)

  • Pivotal Decisions from the World Series
  • Starting Yu over Kersh
  • Morrow every game
  • A. Wood TTO
  • R. Hill TTO

 

3rd Base (~50:30)

The Wonder Years

(World Series edition)

Doug visiting, Sammy home 

 

Home (~1:09:30) 

  • The Pros and Cons of True Outcome Baseball

 

 

 

Music by The Ghost Notes:

Intro – Hold On

Outro – Never Seems Right

 

Break Music by PBR Streetgang

Direct download: Baseballholics_Anonymous_Ep_79.mp3
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Baseballholics Anonymous Ep 78:

Dusty Baker Might be a Double-Agent

 

with special guest Vlad Sedler

 

The Mound

  

1st Base (~2:10)

  • Season Recap

  • LDS Recap

 

2nd Base (~32:45)

  • Fantasy Extract w/ Vlad
    • How to dominate NFBC

 

3rd Base (~56:00)

Whose Line Is It Anyway?

(modified 3-player version) 

 

Home (~1:17:45) 

  • Season Awards
  • Playoff Predictions

 

 

Music by The Ghost Notes:

Intro – Hold On

Outro – Never Seems Right

 

Break Music by PBR Streetgang

Direct download: Baseballholics_Anonymous_Ep_78.mp3
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1st Base (~4:30)

  • News:

  • Waiver Deadline
    • Astros and Angels buy
    • Tigers sell sell sell
  • Indians and Diamondbacks go streaking, Dodgers go slumping

 

2nd Base (~24:00)

  • Extract
  • Sammy: Rhys Hoskins
  • Doug: Zack Godley (~31:00)

 

3rd Base (~41:15)

New Game!

Connect 4

Sammy visiting, Doug home 

 

Home (~57:30) 

  • Hi-tech sign stealing
    • Slimy or savvy?
    • Where's the line?

 

Walk-off (~1:14:45)

First Pitch Arizona, Nov 2-5 

 

 

 

Music by The Ghost Notes:

Intro – Hold On

Outro – Never Seems Right

 

Break Music by PBR Streetgang

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1st Base (~3:00)

  • News since last pod:

  • Kershaw injury
  • Harper hurt
  • Darvish dealt
  • Giancarlo's HR bender
  • Sluggers taking over the infield

 

2nd Base (~27:30)

  • Extract
  • Doug: Aaron Nola
  • Sam: Charlie Blackmon (~41:00)

 

3rd Base (~53:30)

Game: Read Between the Lies

Doug visiting, Sammy home 

 

 

Home (~1:14:00) 

  • RotoGrinders buys Fantasy Insiders
  • Doug and Sammy just miss being coworkers
  • What does it mean for FI?

 

 

Music by The Ghost Notes:

Intro – Hold On

Outro – Never Seems Right

 

Break Music by PBR Streetgang

Direct download: Baseballholics_Anonymous_Ep76.mp3
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Baseballholics Anonymous Ep 75:

Recording a Podcast in a Shed

w/ Special Guest Yancy Eaton

 

The Mound

  

1st Base (~4:15)

  • News

  • Rays!

 

2nd Base (~23:45)

  • Extract
  • Yancy: C-DICK
  • Doug: McCullers
  • Sam: Judge (revisited)
    • Judge 2016 Judge 2016
    • Judge 2017 Judge 2017

 

3rd Base (~59:45)

Game: Pop Goes Your Baseball

 We rank our favorite baseball movies of all-time

 

 

Home (~1:29:00) 

 

 

Music by The Ghost Notes:

Intro – Hold On

Outro – Never Seems Right

 

Break Music by PBR Streetgang

Direct download: Baseballholics_Anonymous_Ep_75.mp3
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1st Base (~3:15)

  • News

  • Urias injury
  • Bellinger takes the NL by storm
  • Judge rules court over the AL
  • HR Derby

 

2nd Base (~23:30)

  • Extract
  • Doug: Luis Severino
  • Sam: Justin Bour

 

3rd Base (~50:00)

Game: Tie Breakout

Doug visiting, Sammy home 

 

 

Home (~1:02:30) 

 

 

Music by The Ghost Notes:

Intro – Hold On

Outro – Never Seems Right

 

Break Music by PBR Streetgang

Direct download: Baseballholics_Anonymous_Ep_74.mp3
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1st Base (~2:45)

  • News

  • Pujols hits no. 600
  • Volquez goes no-no
  • Trout - Fish out of water
  • Chagrin in Chicago, the tale of a .500 team

 

2nd Base (~30:00)

  • Extract
  • Doug: Craig Kimbrel
  • Sam: Dellin Betances

 

3rd Base (~50:15)

Game: Whose Line Is It Anyway?

Sammy visiting, Doug home 

 

 

Home (~1:10:30) 

  • Charging the mound

 

 

Music by The Ghost Notes:

Intro – Hold On

Outro – Never Seems Right

 

Break Music by PBR Streetgang

Direct download: Baseballholics_Anonymous_Ep_73.mp3
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1st Base (~2:15)

  • News

  • Rangers
  • Astros
  • Freeman
  • Rooks: Bellinger, Happ, Berrios and Urias'

 

2nd Base (~30:45)

 

3rd Base (~51:15)

Game: The Wonder Years

Doug visiting, Sammy home 

 

 

Home (~1:01:45) 

  • Doug's back at the National Pitching Association
  • Why the NPA of 8 years ago was better than anything else that is out there now
  • Why the NPA of now is light years ahead of where they were 8 years ago
  • Looking Forward

 

 

Music by The Ghost Notes:

Intro – Hold On

Outro – Never Seems Right

 

Break Music by PBR Streetgang

Direct download: Baseballholics_Anonymous_Ep_72.mp3
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1st Base (~2:15)

  • News - Teams and Injuries

  • Thor, Cespedes and the Mets
  • Bumgarner and the Giants
  • Hamels, Adrian and the Rangers
  • The Nats Run Machine
  • Kluber
  • Haniger

 

2nd Base (~19:30)

  • Extract
  • Sam: Eric Thames
  • Doug: Aaron Judge (~29:00)

 

3rd Base (~40:15)

Game: Read Between the Lies

Sammy visiting, Doug home 

 

 

Home (~53:30) 

  • Streaks and Slumps, Bats and Arms, what's for real?
  • Zimmerman, Sano
  • Paxton, Keuchel
  • Owings, J.Ramirez, Conforto, Bruce
  • Cahill, Nova, Big Erv, Bundy
  • CarGo, Odor, Polanco, Schwarber
  • Arrieta, Hendricks, Gausman, Velasquez

 

 

Music by The Ghost Notes:

Intro – Hold On

Outro – Never Seems Right

 

Break Music by PBR Streetgang

Direct download: Baseballholics_Anonymous_Ep_71.mp3
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1st Base (~4:15)

  • News

  • J. Gray
  • Blisters
  • JD
  • Closer gigs

 

2nd Base (~31:00)

 

3rd Base (~53:15)

Game: Who Done It?

Doug visiting, Sammy home 

 

 

Home (~1:11:00) 

  • The Problems with Evaluating Pitch Command

 

 

Music by The Ghost Notes:

Intro – Hold On

Outro – Never Seems Right

 

Break Music by PBR Streetgang

Direct download: Baseballholics_Anonymous_Ep_70.mp3
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The Season Preview Episode

 

1st Base (~6:15)

  • Predicting the Playoffs

 

2nd Base (~29:30)

  • Predicting the Awards
    • RotY
    • CY
    • MVP

 

 3rd Base (~1:06:30)

Game: Occam's Razor

 

Home (~1:22:15) 

  • BAn Listener Auction review, Trials and Tribulations

 

 

Music by The Ghost Notes:

Intro – Hold On

Outro – Never Seems Right

 

Break Music by PBR Streetgang

Direct download: Baseballholics_Anonymous_Ep_69.mp3
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The All-Fantasy Episode

 

1st Base (~10:30)

  • Fantasy Draft Strategies, Approaches and Preparation

 

2nd Base (~36:00)

  • Individual Player Predictions:
    • Breakouts
    • Bargains
    • Busts

 

 3rd Base (~1:27:15)

Game: Fantasy Over/Under

 

Home (~1:47:45) 

  • Keeper and Dynasty Leagues

 

 

Music by The Ghost Notes:

Intro – Hold On

Outro – Never Seems Right

 

Break Music by PBR Streetgang

Direct download: Baseballholics_Anonymous_Ep_68.mp3
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Baseballholics fantasy auction league - email to join!

 

 

1st Base (~2:45)

  • News

  • David Price Injury

  • The Price Rule

  • The Capps Rule

  • Simpler Stras

 

2nd Base (~28:30)

  • Division Previews: NL East

 

 3rd Base (~55:30)

Game: Tie Breakout

Sammy visiting, Doug home 

 

 

Home (~1:09:00) 

  • Division Previews: AL East

 

 

Music by The Ghost Notes:

Intro – Hold On

Outro – Never Seems Right

 

Break Music by PBR Streetgang

Direct download: Baseballholics_Anonymous_Ep_67.mp3
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Baseballholics fantasy auction league - email to join!

 

 

1st Base (~4:30)

  • Division Previews: NL West

 

2nd Base (~37:15)

  • BARF League draft recap
  • 12 team roto, OBP/HR/RBI/R/SB QS/ERA/WHIP/K/Sv
  • 2 C, 1B, 2B, 3B, SS, CI, MI, 5 OF, UT, 9 P, 5 bench
  • Here's the draft results

 

 3rd Base (~1:04:30)

Game: Who Done It?

Doug visiting, Sammy home 

 

 

Home (~1:19:30) 

  • Division Previews: AL West

 

 

Music by The Ghost Notes:

Intro – Hold On

Outro – Never Seems Right

 

Break Music by PBR Streetgang

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Baseballholics fantasy auction league - email to join!

 

 

1st Base (~6:15)

  • Division Previews: NL Central

 

2nd Base (~38:30)

  • Extract
  • Sam: Jonathan Villar
  • Doug: Carlos Rodon  (47:00)

 

 3rd Base (~56:15)

Game: Whose Line Is It Anyway?

Sammy visiting, Doug home 

 

 

Home (~1:12:15) 

  • Division Previews: AL Central

 

 

Music by The Ghost Notes:

Intro – Hold On

Outro – Never Seems Right

 

Break Music by PBR Streetgang

Direct download: Baseballholics_Anonymous_Ep_65.mp3
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Baseballholics Anonymous Ep 64: A Niche in a Cottage

The Mound

  

1st Base (~3:30)

  • News

  • Yordano V, A.Marte
  • Trumbo
  • Bautista
  • Mr. Anderson
  • Forsythe for De Leon
  • G. Holland

 

2nd Base (~32:00)

 

 3rd Base (~53:00)

Game: The Wonder Years

Doug visiting, Sammy home 

 

 

Home (~1:07:45) 

  • Free Labor in Baseball

 

 

Music by The Ghost Notes:

Intro – Hold On

Outro – Never Seems Right

 

Break Music by PBR Streetgang

Direct download: Baseballholics_Anonymous_Ep_64.mp3
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  • Twitter: @SammyReidFI, @doug_thorburn

  • email: Baseballholics@gmail.com

  • (This Ep was recorded on 1/15/17, but technical difficulties delayed posting until now. Yes, we're aware that Bautista and Trumbo are no longer free agents!)

  

1st Base (~5:00)

  • Busy Mariners

  • A's go dumpster-diving
  • Myers extension
  • Cincy bullpen

 

2nd Base (~21:15)

  • Extract
  • Sam: Jose Bautista
  • Doug: Carlos Martinez

 

 3rd Base (~41:45)

Game: Read Between the Lies

 

 

Home (~1:00:00) 

  • Ask a Pitching Guy
  • NPA background
  • Pick an 80 tool
  • Stopwatches

 

 

Music by The Ghost Notes:

Intro – Hold On

Outro – Never Seems Right

 

Break Music by PBR Streetgang

Direct download: Baseballholics_Anonymous_Ep_63.mp3
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Baseballholics Anonymous Ep 62: Pure Psychological Torture

The Mound

  

1st Base (~4:30)

  • Warming by the hot stove, offseason trades

 

2nd Base (~31:45)

  • Warming by the hot stove, offseason signings

 

 

3rd Base (~1:14:15)

Game: Round Robin

1. Whose Line Is It Anyway?

2. Read Between the Lies

3. Who Done It?

4. The Wonder Years

5. Tie Breakout

 

 

Home (~1:41:15) 

  • The new Collective Bargaining Agreement

 

 

Music by The Ghost Notes:

Intro – Hold On

Outro – Never Seems Right

 

Break Music by PBR Streetgang

Direct download: Baseballholics_Anonymous_Ep_62.mp3
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