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  • 01:06

    ATW Episode 45: All Mike'd Up

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    Blue Jays pitcher Mike Bolsinger stops by to discuss reaction to his 2016 trade to the Blue Jays, battling for a job in spring training, transitioning from the rotation to the bullpen, and pitch selection. Greg, Josh, and a returning Chris also discuss the latest spring news, including Josh Donaldson's injury, Kevin Pillar's planned change in approach, Devon Travis' potential with the bat, Russell Martin at the WBC, and Jose Bautista contract talk. Finally they answer a bunch of listener questions, give two Do-Overs, and make a special announcement.

  • 01:39

    Regarding Quite a Lot of Pitchers (And Hosmer!) - BP KC Episode 45

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    After two weeks off, we have returned to talk about a slew of signings that add depth and intrigue to the Royals' pitching staff this spring. 
    We discussed Seth Maness and his miracle surgery, Jason Hammel and his value, Travis Wood and Nathan Karns and the starting rotation battle, as well as youngsters Matt Strahm, Josh Staumont, and Kyle Zimmer.
    We also talked about the rumblings about Eric Hosmer contract extension talks and the difficulty in projecting what the kind of deal might look like.
    Follow the Vault at @KCBaseballVault. Follow host Jeff Herr at @TheJeffReport, co-host Michael Engel at @michaelengel. You can also email feedback to KansasCityBaseballVault@gmail.com. Email us a question and if we answer it on the air, we’ll send you a gift certificate to our friends at Kelly’s Westport Inn.

  • 00:35

    Episode 40: PECOTA Projections and Cubs add pitching depth

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    Projections are fun because fresh stats in the winter are like a warm hug from an old friend you haven't seen in a long time.
    But that's all they are: projections, and the guys highlight some interesting outliers.
    Then they discuss some recent SP signings and what they mean for 2018. Then Isaac drops out because he's so important and his computer hates him.
    At which point Ryan and Carlos heroically carry on for a few more minutes before signing off.
    Baseball will be here soon, folks, and all will be better.

  • 00:54

    The Red Seat: Episode 30-Remaking the Top 10 Prospects with Jeff Paternostro

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    In Episode 30 of “The Red Seat”, Jake Devereaux (@DevJake) and Ben Carsley (@BenCarsley) are joined by special guest Jeff Paternostro (@jeffpaternostro), Senior Prospect Writer at Baseball Prospectus. Topics include:
    §  Jeff’s reaction to the packages given up to get Chris Sale, Tyler Thornburg, and Anderson Espinoza.
    §  After the trades, the top 10 prospect rankings in the system need to be re-made, we take a crack at filling out the ranks while discussing who has a chance to take the leap in 2017.
    §  Is it time to give up on Trey Ball the pitcher?
    §  Why is it so difficult to give out 80 grade hit tools? Jeff discusses his evaluation philosophy.
    §  After all of the in season and off-season maneuvers where does the Red Sox system now rank? Is it preferable to be a balanced system or a top heavy one like the Red Sox?

  • 00:56

    Second Base Preview ft Jessica Kleinschmidt of FanRag

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    On this edition of the Nasty Cast we welcome Jessica Kleinschmidt from FanRag, MSN, and Fangraphs! She helps us dissect the second base position, as we roll through ADP Wars, Targets, Avoids, and deep league sleepers. Please Rate/review the podcast, and as always you can reach us via email at thefantasyamateurs@gmail.com, or on Twitter @fantasyamateurs, @nathandokken, @mrjessejordan, and @joesadchy. Jessica can be found on Twitter @KleinschmidtJD.

  • 00:53

    The Catbird Speaks 2.13.17 - Spring Training Preview with James Fegan

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    James Fegan, White Sox reporter for The Athletic Chicago and BPSouthside.com's Editor Emaritus, returns to the podcast fresh off of his flight to Arizona for Spring Training to help us preview White Sox camp.
    Among the topics:
    -Why all the new, young arms are among the things to most look forward to at camp,
    -What the catcher position is going to look like this season,
    -The trade markets of Jose Quintana and Jose Abreu,
    -Playing time for young players vs. trade chips,
    -Why Whataburger is a superior fast food chain to In-N-Out,
    -How much James loves and misses us already.
    You can subscribe to this podcast on iTunes, BlogTalkRadio or your favorite podcast app by searching for "The Catbird Speaks."

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  • 01:16

    11/19/2016: Episode 45 - Season Finale with Grant Brisbee

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    It is with a heavy heart that I must announce that the Chroncast is at it again, but just one last time in 2016. That's right, after this week's episode, you won't have me or Doug to kick around anymore! Joining us this week for an appropriate send-off is Baseball's Grant Brisbee. 
    What's the best course of action for the Giants to take heading into 2017? Do the recent Gold Glove awards make a whole lot of sense? What does it mean that the pitching is good? Who were the top 2 homegrown Giants by OPS last season (without looking it up!). 
    Beyond that, we answer one last round of your always excellent Twitter questions and decide, once and for all, what band reminds Joe Maddon reminds us of the most. 
    Doug and I thank you for listening to and supporting us all season long. We'd also like to thank all of our wonderful guests, from Grant Brisbee to Grant Brisbee, and all the Grant Brisbees in between. Actually -- seriously -- thank you to Jen Mac Ramos, Roger Munter, Wendy Thurm, Reuben Poling, Carmen Kiew, Bryan Srabian, Mike Ferrin, my buddy Joe, Jason Wojciechowski, Dan Szymborski, Goofus, thirteenthirteen, jponry, and kdl for taking time out of your busy schedules to help make this thing a real thing. 
    We'll be back next season

  • 01:21

    Ep. 71: Jim Callis of MLB Pipeline

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    There Is No Offseason (TINO) is a Baseball Prospectus fantasy podcast focusing exclusively on dynasty league formats. On this week’s episode, Ben Carsley, Craig Goldstein and Bret Sayre talk with Jim Callis of MLB Pipeline about the upcoming MLB Draft.

  • 01:52

    Talking Twins On Twins Rundown.

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    Talking Twins On Twins Rundown With Host Frank Conti.
    About the show,
    Host Frank The Twins Guru Conti sits down to go over the weekly happenings of the MINNESOTA TWINS. With guest players, and segments like Twins Trending, Twins On Deck, Twin Killing, Hammer Time, and Conti’s Corner to name a few. Come get your Twins Fix with the best hour in Twins talk presented by 27 Outs Baseball. This Is #TwinsTerritory!! The Show’s Call In Number Is (347) 539-5207. You Can Also Get The Show On TuneIn.com Radio  Baseballtalkradio.com, Itunes.com, and Baseballtalkradio.com.

  • 00:19

    Nats Nightly: Nationals drop NLDS opener, 4-3 to Dodgers

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    Los Angeles Dodgers' lefty Clayton Kershaw held the Washington Nationals to three runs in five innings, and the Dodgers scored four on Nats' starter Max Scherzer early and held on. LA took a 1-0 lead in the division series with what ended up being a 4-3 win in which Corey Seager and Justin Turner hit big home runs. Game 2 takes place tomorrow afternoon at 4:08 PM EDT with Tanner Roark on the mound against Rich HIll.

  • 01:35

    Money Ball Dynasty Radio - Rules Clarification and Draft Order

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    Money Ball Dynasty Radio - Rules Clarification and Draft Order
    I answer your questions LIVE as well as bring you the 2017 draft order for the inaugural draft. Buckle your seat belts, it's about to get real!