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60: NL East Front and Center



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The Mets came back from the dead, the Phillies needed a shot in the arm from a Baseball Lifer, the Nats need someone to get bullpen outs, and the Braves are quietly going about their business. It’s the NL East! Ack and Kiz break down all the news from the most interesting division in baseball right now before getting into some Baseball Aesthetics talk and Satchel Paige is featured in this week’s Baseball Reference Page of the Day. Hooray Sports!


59: Trade Deadline



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The trade deadline has passed and there are no more deals to be made. Ack and Kiz are back to talk about every deadline move: who was involved, how it affects the playoff picture, how it changes a team’s future.  A quick foray into Baseball Aesthetics brings up the many throwbacks of the last couple weeks and Baseball Reference Page of the Day covers Doyle Alexander. Go Bullets and Hooray Sports!


58: Going Mobile



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Live from the road in Kiz’s car, he and Ack are back with episode 58 talking about the disastrous New York Mets and the most important day of a lost Orioles season. After they get through the teams in disarray, they move onto some good things in baseball: the Yankees, Mike Trout, Cody Bellinger, and Christian Yelich. After giving a shoutout to former D3 star Tim Locastro and Max Scherzer’s gutsy performance, they give their best to Big Papi and briefly discuss their thoughts on the DH rule. As always, Baseball Reference Page of the Day closes out the show, this time featuring Zack Greinke. Hooray Sports!


57: Aces, Twins, and Draft Talk with Tyler Jennings



Image result for 2019 twins winAck and Kiz return to discuss some unlikely starting pitchers who are dominating baseball, the Minnesota Twins, and (incredibly) the final “offseason” signings. After the guys talk about some draft picks of years past, Ack sits down with Tyler Jennings of Diamond Digest to go through the 2019 draft and some of his favorite picks. Baseball Reference Page of the Day closes things out featuring Bernard Gilkey. Hooray Sports!


56: The PFG Curse, Netting, and RIP Buckner



Image result for bill buckner cubsAck and Kiz get together to discuss the PFG AL West curse, birthday boy Manny Ramirez, Derek Dietrich, and more. They talk a couple guys in the later stages of trusting the process, the ridiculous debate on whether or not Major League Baseball should put up more nets to help protect fans in the wake of the heartbreaking Albert Almora scene (19:20), and remember the late great Bill Buckner in Baseball Reference Page of the Day. Hooray Sports!


55: Water is finding its level



Inside the sprawling ranch that Yoenis Cespedes calls homeAck and Kiz have talked about the surprise teams, and the interesting teams, now it’s time to talk about the teams that are just good and were supposed to be good (even if they’ve taken an unexpected route to this point). The Mets are a dumpster fire, the Yankees and Astros are awesome,  Later, the guys talk about Carter Stewart going to the NPB, throwbacks in Baseball Aesthetics, and an impromptu trust the process. Baseball Reference Page of the Day examines the career of David Weathers. Hooray Sports!


54: Joe Rivera



Related imageAck and Kiz welcome on writer Joe Rivera from The Sporting News and hit on a multitude of subjects from the most interesting teams in the early season to this year’s crop of rookies. After discussing Indy ball and getting romantic about baseball, the guys hear some of Joe’s Mantle Moments and get schooled on Star Wars. Joe gives a shoutout to his youth in Baseball Reference Page of the Day by choosing the most underrated member of the 90s/2000s Yankees, Bernie Williams. Hooray Sports!


53: Debut Season



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In their very first episode presented by Diamond Digest, Ack and Kiz discuss the debuts of Guerrero, Canning, Senzel, and Kieboom comparing them to guys like Tatis and Alonso who’ve been up since opening day. Cody Bellinger may have just had the best April ever, the Indians are in trouble, and the Rays are good. After giving out this week’s bets the guys get to a fun Baseball Reference Page of the Day with Mike Cameron. Hooray Sports!


52: The PFG Jinx is real apparently



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Ack and Kiz commented on a lot of trends last episode which have immediately flipped the switch the other way. It happens. Now hopefully the jinx doesn’t hit Christian Yelich, who is absolutely mashing baseballs. Sports gambling is now legal in many areas and it’s also fun to pick baseball games, lukewarm picks were shared in a new segment. In Baseball Aesthetics, Jackie Robinson Day always brings the heat, as do a few other current accessory trends. Baseball Reference Page of the Day features the Hit King, Pete Rose. Hooray Sports!


51: 2 weeks in…Baseball Still Great



Image result for curtis granderson tigersMike Trout and the Seattle Mariners (?!?) are really good. Chris Davis and a bunch of bullpens are really bad. Ack and Kiz discuss who should press the panic button, who’s trending up and trending down, and some baseball aesthetics. Curtis Granderson finishes things off in Baseball Reference Page of the Day. Hooray Sports!