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Sully Baseball Daily Podcast – May 28, 2015

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Mitchell Leff/Getty Images North America

A Ryan Howard to the Cardinals deal could be interesting, if not practical.

Meanwhile the Dodgers continue to blow the chance to be pioneers in the internet world.

It is a look at the hypotheticals Episode 944 of The Sully Baseball Daily Podcast.

Felix Hernandez, Noah Syndergaard, Chris Davis, Lucas Duda, Chris Archer, Jon Lester, Dustin Pedroia and Todd Frazier all added to their totals for Who Owns Baseball?

 

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Sully Baseball Daily Podcast – May 27, 2015

Robert Sabo - NY Daily News

Robert Sabo – NY Daily News

The entire American League East is bunched together in mediocrity. Why not make an improvement NOW and be better for 2/3 of the season?

It is an act NOW not later Episode 943 of The Sully Baseball Daily Podcast.

Josh Donaldson, David Price, Addison Russell, Clayton Kershaw, Evan Longoria, Jesse Chavez, Ben Revere and Chris Rusin all added to their totals for Who Owns Baseball?

 

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Sully Baseball Daily Podcast – May 26, 2015

Alejandro A. Alvarez - Philly.com

Alejandro A. Alvarez – Philly.com

Ruben Amaro Jr might have been making some valid points, but does it matter? Phillies fans neither have faith in him nor do they trust him.

That plus Camo Uniform talk on Episode 942 of The Sully Baseball Daily Podcast.

Drew Hutchison, Nori Aoki, Chase Headley, Carlos Martinez, George Springer, Jake Odorizzi and Khris Davis all added to their totals for Who Owns Baseball?

 

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Sully Baseball Daily Podcast – May 25, 2015

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Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

I make my choices for MVP, Cy Young, Rookie of the Year and manager of the year at the 1/3 mark of the season.

Why the hell is John Gibbons on the list?

Find out why on Episode 941 of The Sully Baseball Daily Podcast.

Justin Upton, Chad Bettis, Kyle Gibson, Brian Dozier, Miguel Cabrera, Jorge Soler and Jason Hammel all added to their totals for Who Owns Baseball?

My choices for the awards at the 1/3 Mark

AL MVP – Nelson Cruz, Mariners

NL MVP – Bryce Harper, Nationals

AL Cy Young – Dallas Keuchel, Astros

NL Cy Young – Max Scherzer, Nationals

AL Rookie of the Year – James McCann, Tigers

NL Rookie of the Year – Joc Pederson, Dodgers

AL Manager of the Year – John Gibbons, Blue Jays

NL Manager of the Year – Bruce Bochy, Giants

 

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Sully Baseball Daily Podcast – May 24, 2015

 

Sony Pictures

Sony Pictures

It seems like every topic I am bringing up today could have been covered in 2012. So why not use the poster?

Either way it is time for The Sunday Request.

Ahhhh the Marlins mess. I always get fooled by them with my optimism and then get fascinated by the slow motion car crash it becomes.

It is a “Record this before Loria fires me!” Episode 940 of The Sully Baseball Daily Podcast.

Anthony Rizzo, Mike Napoli, Corey Kluber, Mike Bolsinger, Carlos Gomez, Erick Aybar, Anthony DeSclafani and Mike Wright all owned baseball yesterdayall added to their totals for Who Owns Baseball?

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Sully Baseball Daily Podcast – May 22, 2015

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REUTERS/USA Today Sports/Rick Osentoski

 

Wait are the Twins good? Are the Astros and Rays contenders? Is the American League even more wide open than I thought?

It is a totally unpredictable league Episode 938 of The Sully Baseball Daily Podcast.

Jacob deGrom, Michael McKenry, R.A. Dickey, Mike Aviles, Jaime Garcia, Martin Prado, Clay Buchholz and David Freese all added to their totals for Who Owns Baseball?

 

 

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Sully Baseball Daily Podcast – May 21, 2015

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World Wide Pants

Gar Ryness, aka The Batting Stance Guy, joins the podcast to talk about his appearance on Late Show with David Letterman.

It is a “Remembering sitting with the King”  Episode 937 of The Sully Baseball Daily Podcast.

Dallas Keuchel, Buster Posey, Tim Lincecum, Mike Trout, Adam Jones, Tyson Ross, Joe Kelly and Andrew McCutchen all added to their totals for Who Owns Baseball?

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Sully Baseball Daily Podcast – May 19, 2015

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Robert Mayer, USA TODAY Sports

 

The Dan Jennings signing shows some disturbing trends in managerial hires. Also I pay tribute to my dad on his birthday.

It is an inclusive Episode 935 of The Sully Baseball Daily Podcast.

Matt Harvey, Carlos Gomez, Chris Sale, Jose Bautista, Corey Kluber, Dan Haren. Chris Iannetta and DJ LeMahieu all added to their totals for Who Owns Baseball?

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Sully Baseball Daily Podcast – May 18, 2015

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Dodger Stadium is not the easiest ballpark to get to. I travel from my driveway to my seat and see some of the pitfalls.

It is a come late leave early Episode 934 of The Sully Baseball Daily Podcast.

Shelby Miller, Brandon Belt, James Loney, James Paxton, Justin Upton, Billy Burns, Mark Buehrle and Kyle Kendrick all added to their totals for Who Owns Baseball?

 

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Sully Baseball Daily Podcast – May 17, 2015

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Sitting in the Dodger Stadium parking lot, I decided to record a podcast.

After talking about Don Mattingly and some of the odd things in Saturday night’s game,

And then I addressed the Sunday Request.

Lots of topics to address while stuck in traffic for Episode 934 of The Sully Baseball Daily Podcast.

Brandon Crawford, Jorge de la Rosa, Eduardo Escobar, Matt Shoemaker, Brad Miller and Chris Owings all added to their totals for Who Owns Baseball?

 

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Sully Baseball Daily Podcast – May 16, 2015

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Ezra Shaw – Getty Images

 

The A’s lost another heart breaking 1 run game. Their luck in those games has been jaw droppingly bad. In fact there is no way it can continue.

All is not what it appears to be on Episode 933 of The Sully Baseball Daily Podcast.

Kyle Lohse, Jered Weaver, Brandon Belt, Mike Mousatakas, Clay Buchholz, Giancarlo Stanton and Josh Reddick all added to their totals for Who Owns Baseball?

 

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Sully Baseball Daily Podcast – May 15, 2015

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Jared Wickerham / Getty Images

 

Maybe the Red Sox should turn to their young minor league arms to improve their 2015 chances. And perhaps they can think outside of the box in terms of how to use them.

Plus I talk about objectivity and impartiality on Episode 932 of The Sully Baseball Daily Podcast.

Miguel Cabrera, Anibal Sanchez, Derek Norris, Aaron Harang, Shin-Soo Choo, Trevor Bauer and Anthony Recker all added to their totals for Who Owns Baseball?

 

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Sully Baseball Daily Podcast – May 14, 2015

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It is my birthday, and I will podcast if I want to!

The Astros should consider their unique drafting situation in 2015 when making a trade to improve the team now.

PLUS, some of my Twitter readers don’t agree…

I had better jump into the middle of this!

Bust out the birthday cake for  Episode 9332 of The Sully Baseball Daily Podcast.

Corey Kluber, Raisel Iglesias, Prince Fielder, Dee Gordon, Sonny Gray, Matt Harvey, Brad Miller and Paul Goldschmidt  all added to their totals for Who Owns Baseball?

 

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Sully Baseball Daily Podcast – May 13, 2015

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(Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Barry Bonds wants to sue for collusion? Here is a settlement: Have a team sign him NOW!

That plus Stephen Strasburg thoughts on Episode 932 of The Sully Baseball Daily Podcast.

Alex Gordon, Chris Sale, Andre Ethier, Chris Heston, Kyle Kendrick, Kyle Gibson, Jason Kipnis and Bryce Harper all added to their totals for Who Owns Baseball?

 

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Sully Baseball Daily Podcast – May 12, 2015

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AP Photo/David Zalubowski

With so few teams truly out of contention, the 2015 season could be the perfect time for the Phillies, Braves, Brewers and Rockies to stock up in their farm system.

Make trades thinking of quantity over quality. That worked for the A’s and Astros!

That and a few passing references to Tom Brady on  Episode 931 of The Sully Baseball Daily Podcast.

Scott Van Slyke, Mark Teixeira, Shelby Miller, Colby Lewis, Adam Eaton, Christian Yelich and Tom Koehler all added to their totals for Who Owns Baseball?

 

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Sully Baseball Daily Podcast – May 11, 2015

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Diane Weiss – Detroit Free Press

Do NOT pinch run for your best hitter in a close game! You would think that would be managing 101.

Plus I have the hardest Who Owns Baseball decision of the year so far.

It is a weighing the pros and cons Episode 930 of The Sully Baseball Daily Podcast.

Martin Maldonado, Jason Kipnis, Ryan Vogelsong, Kolten Wong, Marcus Semien, Andrew Cashner, Shane Greene and the controversial Michael Pineda all added to their totals for Who Owns Baseball?

 

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Sully Baseball Daily Podcast – May 10, 2015

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MARK J. TERRILL/AP

It is Sunday and time for The Sunday Request!

 

Look, success is NEVER a bad thing, even if it comes ahead of schedule.

I also wish a Happy Mothers Day on Episode 929 of The Sully Baseball Daily Podcast.

Jon Niese, Wei-Yin Chen, Edwin Encarnacion, Khris Davis, Mike Trout, Chase Anderson and Matt Holliday all added to their totals for Who Owns Baseball?

 

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Sully Baseball Daily Podcast – May 8, 2015

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Getty Images

Why isn’t Joey Votto the best lead off hitter in baseball?

Oh yeah. Because the Reds won’t lead him off.

Plus I show love to both Bill Simmons AND Alex Rodriguez (again.)

It is a paying respect Episode 927 of The Sully Baseball Daily Podcast.

Yasmani Grandal, John Lackey, Eric Hosmer, Kyle Lobstein, Ike Davis, Todd Frazier and Hector Santiago all added to their totals for Who Owns Baseball?

 

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Sully Baseball Daily Podcast – May 7, 2015

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(AP Photo/David Goldman)

I am becoming a Bryce Harper fan, and I bring up the movie Amadeus to explain why. Also DON’T PINCH RUN FOR DAVID ORTIZ!!!

It is a personality first Episode 926 of The Sully Baseball Daily Podcast.

Bryce Harper, Evan Longoria, Colby Lewis, Mike Leake, Ben Revere, Kyle Seager and Roenis Elias all added to their totals for Who Owns Baseball?

 

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Sully Baseball Daily Podcast – May 5, 2015

 

The second part of my interview with former All Star pitcher Don Stanhouse. We talk about the 1979 Orioles, a stuffed gorilla, his hair and how he got Reggie Jackson mad at him

And oh yeah… that hair and mustache combination.

It is a Red Headed Episode 924 of The Sully Baseball Daily Podcast.

R. A Dickey, Madison Bumgarner, Jordan Schafer, Hector Gomez, Dallas Keuchel, Stephen Vogt, Addison Russell and Tyson Ross all added to their totals for Who Owns Baseball?

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Sully Baseball Daily Podcast – May 4, 2015

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Photo By Michael Dwyer/AP

There is parity in the AL. The Yankees are flying. The Red Sox are reeling and it is a long season, but one that is already over for Ron Roenicke.

Plus I respond to a few more Tweets…

It is a save the team Episode 923 of The Sully Baseball Daily Podcast.

Tim Lincecum, Justin Upton, Sonny Gray, Evan Gattis, Chase Anderson, Nolan Arenado, Nathan Karns and Seth Smith all added to their totals for Who Owns Baseball?

 

 

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Sully Baseball Daily Podcast – May 3, 2015

(AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)

(AP Photo/Chris O’Meara)

It is Sunday and time for The Sunday Request.

 

 

Michael Lortz, the creator of Tampa Bay Baseball Market joins the podcast to talk about Tropicana Field and the potential future of the Rays. Mike is a Rays fan who wants the team to stay. He breaks down the potential ways the fan base could grow.

It is a save the team Episode 922 of The Sully Baseball Daily Podcast.

David Price, Kyle Blanks, Tim Huson, Jean Segura, Francisco Liriano, Andrelton Simmons, Wade Miley and Nelson Cruz all added to their totals for Who Owns Baseball?

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Sully Baseball Daily Podcast – May 2, 2015

Corey Sipkin - New York Daily News

Corey Sipkin – New York Daily News

 

CONGRATS TO ALEX RODRIGUEZ!!!

HOME RUN 660! TYING WILLIE MAYS!

If the Yankees won’t do that for someone who has done everything right in 2015, I will!

It is episode 921 of The Sully Baseball Daily Podcast.

Marcell Ozuna, Jon Lester, Michael Brantley, Kyle Gibson, Joey Votto, Max Scherzer, Logan Morrison and Colby Lewis all added to their totals for Who Owns Baseball?

 

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Sully Baseball Daily Podcast – May 1, 2015

Former All Star pitcher Don Stanhouse joins the podcast today.

In this part of our conversation, Don talks about his days with the Texas Rangers and the Montreal Expos and the many interesting colorful managers he played for.

It is episode 920 of The Sully Baseball Daily Podcast.

Mike Trout, Danny Duffy, Matt Adams, Mike Leake, Michael Brantley, James Paxton and Darin Ruf all added to their totals for Who Owns Baseball?

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Sully Baseball Daily Podcast – April 28, 2015

 

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Photo by Matt West – Boston Herald

It is early in the season, but not TOO early to think about how the Red Sox should adjust their pitching staff.

Also I remind everyone my thoughts about the DH and my brother Ted.

All this on episode 917 of The Sully Baseball Daily Podcast.

Joc Pederson, Jose Iglesias, Taijuan Walker, Jason Hammel, Jordan Schafer, Yangervis Solarte and Jarred Cosart all added to their totals for Who Owns Baseball?

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Sully Baseball Daily Podcast – April 27, 2015

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JimmyPardo.com

 

 

Today I am playing part 2 of my conversation with comedian, White Sox fan and pioneering podcaster Jimmy Pardo.

We talked about why we didn’t follow the most popular players on our teams, thoughts of US Cellular Field and the most frustrating autograph story ever.

All this on today’s episode of The Sully Baseball Daily Podcast.

Miguel Cabrera, Chris Archer, Derek Norris, Francisco Liriano, Hanley Ramirez, Scott Baker and Freddie Freeman  all added to their totals for Who Owns Baseball?

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Sully Baseball Daily Podcast – April 26, 2015

Matt Slocumb - AP

Matt Slocumb – AP

The AL East is wide open and Rangers fans need to welcome Josh Hamilton back with open arms.

That and more on Episode 915 of The Sully Baseball Daily Podcast.

Matt Harvey, Angel Pagan, Wei-Yin Chen, Jimmy Paredes, Justin Upton, Michael Brantley, Rubby De La Rosa and Daniel Norris all added to their totals for Who Owns Baseball?

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Sully Baseball Daily Podcast – April 25, 2015

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Comedian and friend of the podcast Nick Stevens is the guest today.

We talked about the state of the Red Sox, our mutual confusion of why they signed Pablo Sandoval and reminded ourselves about the term “Deli Flowers.”

It is two old Red Sox fan friends yapping on episode 914 of The Sully Baseball Daily Podcast..

Dallas Keuchel, Mark Teixeria, Aaron Harang, Anthony Rizzo, Billy Hamilton, Andrew Cashner and Scott Kazmir  all added to their totals for Who Owns Baseball?

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Sully Baseball Daily Podcast – April 24, 2015

 

Comcast SportsNet

Comcast SportsNet

Celebrating and being flamboyant is bad for the integrity of the game.

Brushback pitches and brawls are good old fashioned hard nosed baseball.

Let’s just say I have some issues with that “traditional logic.”

Changing the ways we thing on episode 913 of The Sully Baseball Daily Podcast..

Daniel Murphy, David Phelps, Jacoby Ellsbury, Masahiro Tanaka, Howie Kendrick, Max Scherzer, Manny Machado and Chris Sale all added to their totals for Who Owns Baseball?

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Sully Baseball Daily Podcast – April 23, 2015

ESPN.com

ESPN.com

Chris Rock gave a hilarious if depressing rant about the lack of interest of African Americans on baseball. And along the way made some interesting observations about nostalgia.

I can’t speak for being African American. But I can say that baseball needs to build on a solid foundation to open its appeal and maybe not be so afraid to have fun.

I recounted and it is episode 912 of The Sully Baseball Daily Podcast..

Johnny Cueto, Sonny Gray, Kolten Wong, Devon Travis, Jimmy Nelson, Roberto Hernandez, A.J. Pierzynski and Dustin Pedroia  all added to their totals for Who Owns Baseball?
Here is Chris Rock’s Rant from HBO Sports.

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