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68: Quarantined 5 with AJ Flores



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Ack and Kiz still aren’t able to meet in person, but the streak of guests continues with AJ Flores joining the program. The topics go from very specific to us (Bullets heroics and playing for Mike Lauterhahn) to some broader interest things (choosing/playing D3, Independent baseball, and the progression of youth/AAU baseball). To close out the show, we talk about AJ’s favorite defensive shortstop of all time (and Hall of Fame hopeful) Omar Vizquel in Baseball Reference Page of the Day. Hooray Sports!


61: Remembering 9/11



Image result for mike Piazza 9/11Ack and Kiz return for Episode 61 to discuss the Christian Yelich injury (bummer), the award races, and the playoff hunt in both leagues. Later on, the guys discuss the 18th anniversary of 9/11 and the baseball connection with it from 2001 and to this day. Fittingly, Mike Piazza closes things out in 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!


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!


50: Opening Day and 50th Episode Extravaganza



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Ack and Kiz are back and ready to roll on Opening Day of the 2019 baseball season. Extension season is in full swing as Free Agency seems to have changed dramatically (some teams seem to understand this more than others). The guys give their previews and predictions for the upcoming season before turning back the clock while discussing the origins of Pop Flies and Grounders. The show closes with Ichiro as the Baseball Reference Page of the Day. Hooray sports!