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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

 

 

 

 

Music by The Ghost Notes:

Intro – Hold On

Outro –Never Seems Right



Break Music by PBR Streetgang



 

 

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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

 

 

 

 

Music by The Ghost Notes:

Intro – Hold On

Outro –Never Seems Right



Break Music by PBR Streetgang



 

 

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Baseballholics Anonymous Ep 8: Fantasy Special

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    • email: Baseballholics@gmail.com

    • Twitter: @sammydacipher, @doug_thorburn

    • 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)

 

 

 

 

Music by The Ghost Notes:

Intro – Hold On

Outro –Never Seems Right



Break Music by PBR Streetgang



 

 

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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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Intro – Hold On

Outro –Never Seems Right



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Baseballholics Anonymous Ep 6: The 3-Year Window

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  • Twitter: @sammydacipher, @doug_thorburn

  • Baseballholics Auction Fantasy League

    • 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

 

 

 

 

 

Music by The Ghost Notes:

Intro – Hold On

Outro –Never Seems Right



Break Music by PBR Streetgang







 

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  • Twitter: @sammydacipher, @doug_thorburn

 

 

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

 

 

 

 

 

Music by The Ghost Notes:

Intro – Hold On

Outro –Never Seems Right



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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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Outro – Never Seems Right

 

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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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Outro – Never Seems Right

 

Break Music by PBR Streetgang

 

 

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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?

 

 

 

Music by The Ghost Notes:

Intro – Hold On

Outro – Never Seems Right

 

Break Music by PBR Streetgang

 

 

 

Direct download: Baseballholics_Ep2.mp3
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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

 

  

 

 

Music by The Ghost Notes:

Intro – Hold On

Outro – Never Seems Right

 

Break music by PBR Streetgang

 

 

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