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Category Archives: MLB Podcast Network

Any of the 3 shows in the MLB Podcast Network: Sully Baseball, 2 And A Hook Podcast and Triple Play Podcast

Sully Baseball Podcast – Reds Managers and Yankee Pitching – April 19, 2018

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Giancarlo Stanton will get his hits. Don’t worry about him. Yankee fans should be concerned about their pitching depth for this season.

Meanwhile the Reds were right to fire Bryan Price but they should have done it nearly 2 years ago.

Better late than never in this episode of Sully Baseball.

While we are at it, enjoy the In Memoriam video.

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Who Owned Baseball April 13, 2018 (Daily #MLB AL/NL Pitcher + Hitter MVP’s) + 2018 #WOB

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Photo by Paul J. Bereswill

For an explanation of how WOB works, click here.

Todd Frazier smacked a pair of homers, added a hit and a walk, and helped push the Mets to yet another win, 6-5 over the Brewers.

Aaron Hicks homered twice, one being an inside the park variety, and reached base 2 more times as the Yankees held on in Detroit to an 8-6 final.

Anibal Sanchez threw 6 shutout innings, striking out 6 Cubs enrote to a 4-0 decision for the Braves.

Gerrit Cole struck out 14 Rangers in 7 innings, allowing 3 hits and setting up the Astros 3-2 victory.

They all owned baseball on April 13, 2018

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Sully Baseball Podcast – I Sing About Baseball Brawls – April, 12, 2018

I have talked so many times about my dislike of beanball wars I decided to take a new tactic. Today, I SANG about it.

I recorded before and after the Red Sox – Yankees game to show how the narrative regarding fights is always retroactively written.

Carrying a tune in this episode of Sully Baseball.

While we are at it, enjoy the In Memoriam video.

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Who Owned Baseball April 10, 2018 (Daily #MLB AL/NL Pitcher + Hitter MVP’s) + 2018 #WOB Standings

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For an explanation of how WOB works, click here.

Mookie Betts got on base 5 times, doubling twice, scoring 5 runs and crushing a grand slam as the Red Sox humiliated the Yankees, 14-1.

Asdrubal Cabrera homered twice as the red hot Mets rallied in the 9th to top Miami, 8-6.

Aaron Sanchez took a no hitter into the 8th, finishing with 3 hits, 1 run to lead the Blue Jays past the Orioles, 2-1.

Stephen Strasburg tossed 8 innings of 3 hits shutout ball, striking out 8 Braves and earning the 4-1 decision for Washington.

They all owned baseball on April 10, 2018

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Sully Baseball Podcast – The Red Sox and Yankees Rivalry is New and Different – April 10, 2018

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The Red Sox and Yankees rivalry is renewed and we have never seen them quite like this. Both teams have won recently. Both teams have new casts. And NEITHER team is favored to win the AL Pennant!

Wanting to see the games start on in this episode of Sully Baseball.

While we are at it, enjoy the In Memoriam video.

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Sully Baseball Podcast: It is never the wrong time to win 7 straight games – April 7, 2018

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Boston Herald Staff Photo by Matt West

Several teams have come out of the gate strong, winning games and making an early statement. The Giants are winning games without Bumgarner, the Mets and Pirates are creating a nice foundation and the Red Sox have won a week’s worth of games in a row.

Coming out of the gate strong in this episode of Sully Baseball.

While we are at it, enjoy the In Memoriam video.

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Who Owned Baseball April 4, 2018 (Daily #MLB AL/NL Pitcher + Hitter MVP’s) + 2018 #WOB Standings

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For an explanation of how WOB works, click here.

 

Shohei Ohtani got a pair of hits including a 2 run shot off of Cleveland ace Kluber that helped set up the Angels 3-2 walk off victory in the 13th.

Sean Manaea threw 8 strong innings, allowing 3 hits and 1 run while striking out 4 Rangers to earn the 6-2 decision for the A’s.

Brandon Belt reached base 4 times and clobbered a homer, driving in 2 as the Giants took the 10-1 laugher over the Mariners.

Carlos Martinez took a shutout into the 9th, finishing with 8 1/3 scoreless frames, striking out 10 Brewers for the 6-0 St. Louis win.

They all owned baseball on April 4, 2018

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Sully Baseball Podcast – Flash Gordon, the crazy Pirates/Tigers game and Ties – March 31, 2018

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The crazy 13 inning looney fest Pittsburgh Detroit opener today reminded me of Flash Gordon for a lot of good and bad reasons.

Plus it made me realize I was dead right about ties in baseball.

DIIIIIVVVVVVVE into this episode of Sully Baseball.

While we are at it, enjoy the In Memoriam video.

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Sully Baseball Podcast – Talking Ichiro, Musberger and Parrots with my Wife – March 30, 2018

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My wife joined me to watch the Mariners and Indians game…and we discussed parrots, one flap down home run trots, the sexiness of Ichiro, the concept of ugly sexy and the worst calls of Brent Musberger.

Doing the hard hitting analysis on this episode of Sully Baseball.

While we are at it, enjoy the In Memoriam video.

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Sully Baseball Podcast – Opening Day and Official Picks – March 29, 2018

From Homer Field and Willie Mays Ballpark in Atherton, California, I welcome in opening day 2018 and make my official and inevitably awful predictions.

Making my picks with a video podcast on this episode of Sully Baseball.

Predictions for the 2018 season

Official Pick AL EAST New York Yankees
Official Pick AL CENTRAL Cleveland Indians
Official Pick AL WEST Houston Astros
Official Picks AL WILD CARD Boston Red Sox and Minnesota Twins

Ofiicial Pick NL EAST Washington Nationals
Official Pick NL CENTRAL Milwaukee Brewers
Official Pick NL WEST Los Angeles Dodgers
Official Picks NL WILD CARD Colorado Rockies and Chicago Cubs

AL MVP Pick Mike Trout
Other than Trout Carlos Correa
NL MVP Pick Joey Votto

AL Cy Young Pick Justin Verlander
NL Cy Young Pick Clayton Kershaw
Other than Kershaw or Scherzer… Strasburg

AL Rookie of the Year pick, Willie Calhoun, Rangers
NL Rookie of the Year pick – Ronald Acuna, Braves

AL Manager of the Year pick: Terry Francona, Indians
NL Manager of the Year pick: Dave Martinez, Nationals

AL Manager Fired – Scott Servais, Mariners
NL Manager Fired – Mike Matheny, Cardinals

Post Season Predictions

AL Wild Card – Red Sox over Twins
NL Wild Card – Rockies over Cubs

Division Series

Astros over Red Sox
Indians over Yankees
Nationals over Rockies
Dodgers over Brewers

LCS
Astros over Indians
Nationals over Dodgers

World Series
Astros over Nationals in 6

While we are at it, enjoy the In Memoriam video.

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Sully Baseball Podcast – Andy Van Slyke and memories of the 1985 Cardinals – March 28, 2018

 

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Former All Star Centerfielder Andy Van Slyke returns to the podcast to remember his role on the dynamic 1985 National League pennant winning St. Louis Cardinals.

There is speed on the basepaths in this episode of Sully Baseball.

Check out his new podcast, View from Centerfield.

Neither winning nor losing on this episode of Sully Baseball.

While we are at it, enjoy the In Memoriam video.

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Sully Baseball Podcast – Andy Van Slyke and Pirate Memories – March 27, 2018

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Former Gold Glove and All Star outfielder Andy Van Slyke joins the podcast. He shared memories of his days with the great Pirate teams of the 1990’s and other thoughts.

Chatting with an All Star on this episode of Sully Baseball.

Check out his new podcast, View from Centerfield.

Neither winning nor losing on this episode of Sully Baseball.

While we are at it, enjoy the In Memoriam video.

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Sully Baseball Podcast – Making the Case for Ties – March 20, 2018

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I take a deep dive in the proposal to allow games end as a tie after 12 innings. It makes sense and wouldn’t REALLY effect the pennant race.

Neither winning nor losing on this episode of Sully Baseball.

While we are at it, enjoy the In Memoriam video.

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Sully Baseball Podcast – Demons Purged and Waiting to be Purged – March 19, 2018

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It is Clayton Kershaw’s birthday. It may be unfair that some of his post season failures hang over his head, but baseball isn’t always fair.

Meanwhile it is the 100th anniversary of the Red Sox 1918 World Series title. I can not tell you how wonderful it is to never think about that year again as a Red Sox fan.

Dealing with ghosts, real or not, on this episode of Sully Baseball.

While we are at it, enjoy the In Memoriam video.

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Sully Baseball Podcast – Sign Them While They Are Young – March 17, 2018

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Kareem Elgazzar-USA TODAY Sports/USA TODAY NETWORK

Veterans might be having a hard time signing long term deals. But the contracts handed out to Jose Altuve and Eugenio Suàrez show baseball’s trend of paying players for their prime is not going away.

Plus some thoughts on an improving Phillies team.

Paying for the GOOD years on this episode of Sully Baseball.

While we are at it, enjoy the In Memoriam video.

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Sully Baseball Podcast – Ways Baseball Can Help Lead Us From Domestic Violence – March 16, 2018

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Scott Cunningham

A horrifying video involving a former Astros prospect assaulting his girlfriend has put the issue of domestic violence in sports back into the forefront. Baseball can play a role in reducing toxic masculinity and we can all follow suit in a way that will make life better and still keep our sports fandom

Making the world better one step at a time on this episode of Sully Baseball.

While we are at it, enjoy the In Memoriam video.

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Sully Baseball Podcast – Embracing Nostalgia for the Big A – March 15, 2018

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The Angels play in the second oldest stadium in the American League, surrounded by apartments and businesses. At what point can we start praising The Big A as being a great old time traditional ballpark?

Opening up the definition of Nostalgia on this episode of Sully Baseball.

While we are at it, enjoy the In Memoriam video.

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Sully Baseball Podcast – Talking Twins in Anaheim – March 13, 2018

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While in the parking lot of Angel Stadium in Anaheim, I break down why the Twins had the best off season of any team in baseball.

Waiting for the season to start on this episode of Sully Baseball.

While we are at it, enjoy the In Memoriam video.

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Sully Baseball Podcast – Giants at a Crossroads – March 8, 2018

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No fan base have suffered LESS than those who love the San Francisco Giants. This year they have an outside chance of contending. If they don’t, they need to cash in and rebuild NOW!

Avoiding suffering here and now and in the future on this episode of Sully Baseball.

While we are at it, enjoy the In Memoriam video.

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Sully Baseball Podcast – I have a vision about the 2018 World Series – March 3, 2018

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Jeff Curry – USA Today

In my sleep, I saw a clear and specific vision regarding Game 7 of the yet to be played 2018 World Series. Was it a prophecy? Was it a dream? Should I play PowerBall?

Seeing images of the future on this episode of Sully Baseball.

While we are at it, enjoy the In Memoriam video.

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Sully Baseball Podcast – The Yawkeys, The Marlins and The Afterlife – March 1, 2018

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The Yawkey family have left a legacy not worth honoring. Meanwhile I figure out how the Marlins can save the off season and still build for the future and I bring the death of my Aunt Edith into the discussion.

Living a good life on this episode of Sully Baseball.

 

While we are at it, enjoy the In Memoriam video.

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Sully Baseball Podcast – Talking Orioles with Justin McGuire – February 27, 2018

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Justin McGuire, writer and host of the Baseball By the Book and Locked on Orioles Podcast, joins the show to discuss the Orioles chances in 2018.

Talking birds on this episode of Sully Baseball.

Follow Justin McGuire on Twitter by clicking HERE.

Follow the Baseball by the Book podcast by clicking HERE.

Follow the Locked on Orioles Podcast by clicking HERE.

While we are at it, enjoy the In Memoriam video.

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Sully Baseball Podcast – Let’s get even the fake games started – February 23, 2018

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I know Spring Training games don’t count in the standings. But 2018 has been so stressful that even the fake games will offer us a much needed respite.

Wanting to help friends set up a party on this episode of Sully Baseball.

While we are at it, enjoy the In Memoriam video.

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Sully Baseball Podcast – Pace of Play, Human Contact and Black Panther – February 22, 2018

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Baseball is wringing their hands over pace of play. Instead they should realize that they have already built into their fan base what makes films like Black Panther so successful… a chance to share in communal joy.

Sharing the Human Experience on this episode of Sully Baseball.

While we are at it, enjoy the In Memoriam video.

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Sully Baseball Podcast – Eric Hosmer Contract and other Signing Thoughts – February 21, 2018

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John Sleezer/The Kansas City Star via AP

The Padres signed Eric Hosmer to a contract that is too long and won’t make a difference. At least they aren’t colluding.

Plus I look at the Rays dismantling, the Red Sox signing of JD Martinez and Commissioner Manfred’s to do list.
Hey! We are talking about signings on this episode of Sully Baseball.

While we are at it, enjoy the In Memoriam video.

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Sully Baseball Podcast – At the Angels original home, being positive about the Red Sox – February 15, 2018

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I visited Gilbert Lindsay Park, the site of Los Angeles Wrigley Field, the original home of the Angels. While there, I expressed my enthusiasm about the Red Sox, a team whose fan base seems to be indifferent about.

Let’s be positive on this episode of Sully Baseball.

While we are at it, enjoy the In Memoriam video.

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Sully Baseball Podcast – Making Brownies, talking pace of play and not fixing what isn’t broken – February 7, 2018

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I baked brownies and talked about what needs to be done with free agency, pace of play and making baseball players funny.

Plus I looked at some wisdome from @EwokinLA

Making and baking the good stuff on this episode of Sully Baseball.

While we are at it, enjoy the In Memoriam video.

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Sully Baseball Podcast – Solving the Free Agent Situation at Whittier College – February 6, 2018

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While visiting Whittier College, alma mater of Richard Nixon, I took a look at the free agent signing drought. I came up with a solution that included fixing the Mets ownership crisis as well.

I am not a crook in this episode of Sully Baseball.

While we are at it, enjoy the In Memoriam video.

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Sully Baseball Podcast – Interesting Times in Philadelphia – February 5, 2018

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The Eagles won the Super Bowl. That is good news for Philadelphia fans but even better news for the Phillies. With a little pressure taken off of them, they can rebuild in 2018 and be big time spenders when an historic free agent class becomes available next winter.

Feeling some brotherly love in this episode of Sully Baseball.

While we are at it, enjoy the In Memoriam video.

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The Sully Baseball – Resting Pitch Face Podcast Crossover – February 2, 2018

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Today’s podcast, I crossed over with Kay, Laura and Syd, the hosts of the hilarious Washington Nationals podcast Resting Pitch Face.

We talked about the pain of Washington fans, expectations of 2018 and their love for Tyler Clippard.

Feeling the Nationals love on Sully Baseball.

Follow Resting Pitch Face on Twitter at @restinpitchface

Get all the info about Resting Pitch Face by clicking HERE.

While we are at it, enjoy the In Memoriam video.

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