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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 

 

 

 

Music by The Ghost Notes:

Intro – Hold On

Outro –Never Seems Right



Break Music by PBR Streetgang



 

 

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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 Apologies for the delay in posting, and the now-outdated stats.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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Intro – Hold On

Outro –Never Seems Right



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Direct download: Baseballholics_Anonymous_Ep_17.mp3
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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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Outro –Never Seems Right



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The Mound

  

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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Outro –Never Seems Right



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The Mound

  

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

 

 

 

 

Music by The Ghost Notes:

Intro – Hold On

Outro –Never Seems Right



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Direct download: Baseballholics_Ep_13.mp3
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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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Outro –Never Seems Right



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The Mound

  

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

 

 

 

 

Music by The Ghost Notes:

Intro – Hold On

Outro –Never Seems Right



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Category:general -- posted at: 11:11am EDT
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Baseballholics Anonymous Ep 10: Your Penultimate Gavel Just Threw Me

The Mound

 

 

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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The Mound

 

 

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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Outro –Never Seems Right



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