The Productive Outs PRODcast

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MUSICAL GUEST: Sheer Mag

Buy "A Distant Call" here. 

 

HUMAN GUEST: MATTHEW ELLIS of BASEBALL PROSPECTUS, A HOPE FOR HOME, and PhD collecting

 

– THE BASEBALL THINGS – 

THE GOOD

  • NOTHING IS HAPPENING IN BASEBALL. Holy shit, this is the worst. 3 more weeks of this shit.
  • Could we have two unanimous ROYs? 
  • Christian vs. Roxane
  • AFL rosters are out!

 

THE BAD

  • Lebron James thinks Ken Griffey Jr. has the greatest swing. Great. Neeeeext
  • Who are the five worst qualified batters in the bigs this year according to fWAR?
  • Also, Jeff Mathis has an wRC+ of 6. Six! His OPS+ is 13. 


THE UGLY

OLD SCHOOL PLAYER OF THE WEEK: SHERMAN CORBETT 

 

Direct download: ep167.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:02am PDT

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MUSICAL GUEST: CLOUDKICKER, Unending

HUMAN GUEST: Andy McCullough of THE ATHLETIC??!

THE BASEBALL THINGS

THE GOOD

  • Can we talk about how insane Yordan Alvarez is for a sec?
    • In a lesser sense Aristedes Aquino?
  • Per David Adler’s article: What’s more likely?
    • Yelich: First 50-30 in history?
    • Acuña: 40-40?
    • Alonso: Rookie HR record?
    • Tatis: Youngest batting champ?
  • * BONUS ROUND *
    • Race to 100 Ls: O’s vs. Tigers
    • Race to 100 Ws: Dodgers vs. Yankees vs. ‘Stros

THE BAD

  • Bryce Harper is a two win player
  • RIP Fernando Tatis Jr  

THE UGLY

  • Chris Davis is bad and tried to fight his manager
  • Tim Beckham got banged for StanozoLOL

 

OLD SCHOOL PLAYER OF THE WEEK: U.L. WASHINGTON

Direct download: ep166.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:46am PDT

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  • Riley’s back from tour and your Patreon tees are shipping this week. Thanks for your patience.
  • Ian’s back from an awesome looking UK/EUR turr with Neurosis, Yob, Town Portal & more.

FOOD & BEVERAGE NEWS: You Eat And Drink Them

  • Waterloo Seltzers
  • Lacroix Hi-Biscus 

MUSICAL GUEST: Little Simz

Buy and/or stream 'Grey Area' here

THE BASEBALL THINGS

THE GOOD

  • The Trade Deadline!
    • Greinke 
    • Reds/Indians/Pads megadeal
    • Rays doin’ Rays things
    • The usual suspects (NYY, BOS, LAD) did nothing?
  • Trout, Yelich, Bellinger!
  • Vlad is finally looking like Vlad
  • Dustin May’s debut in LA – like a pre-steroid Carrot Top meets Jack Skellington or Waluigi
  • Vince Velazquez is a kick-ass … outfielder?
  • Divisional races are heating up

THE BAD

THE UGLY

  • The Reds & Pirates are still fighting

OLD SCHOOL PLAYER OF THE WEEK: DAVE GOLTZ

Direct download: ep165.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:37am PDT

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