The Productive Outs PRODcast

Welcome to the 177th ritual! 

 

MUSIC & OTHER NEWS

TOUR UPDATE: Dispatch from the road

Strangelight shows & recording

MUSICAL GUEST: Caspian "On Circles"

Spotify | Bandcamp | Tour

EMAIL OF THE WEEK

Patrick asks: How does one get around the despair that sets in every time they are reminded of the differing goals of a teams ownership group, and its players and fans?

BASEBALL THINGS

  • Mookie
  • Joc & Ross to Halos
  • Kris Bryant's grievance

THANKS I HATE IT

 

Direct download: ep177.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:58pm PST

Welcome to PRODcast 176! We've got:

  • Keith Law
  • No Lights
  • Cheater chat
  • ... Ad we expose potential counterfeiting in the lucrative Bo Mclaughlin memorabilia market

MUSICAL GUEST: NO LIGHTS

Bandcamp | Spotify | Facebook

EMAIL OF THE WEEKS

Our friend Bennett has a baby on the way and no idea what he's on for, the poor sap

HUMAN GUEST: KEITH LAW of … THE ATHLETIC

BASEBALL THINGS

  • Cheating cheaters and the cheaters who love them 
  • Donaldson to TWINT
  • We adopt the TWINT as our new team to root for 

OLD SCHOOL PLAYER OF THE WEEK: Michael Duane “Bo” McLaughlin aka “Grim Bimbledon”

Direct download: ep176.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:23am PST

WELCOME to PRODcast 175!

MUSIC & OTHER NEWS

MUSICAL GUEST

Remote Viewing - It’s Better This Way

RIYL: Kowloon Walled City, Neurosis, KEN Mode, other purveyors of sludgy noise rock 

SpotifyBandcamp

EMAIL OF THE WEEK

@prisonneil on "greens" and Nolan Arenado

BASEBALL THINGS

  • Signings – MadBum, Ryu, Calhoun, Teheran, and where’s Donaldson headed? Also Ozuna, Puig, and Castellanos.
  • HOF voting
  • The Red Sox are cheating. Or are they? 
  • The White Sox are doing a thing, but what is that thing exactly?
  • 2020 BP annual: per-order now

OLD SCHOOL PLAYER OF THE WEEK 

Andy Etchebarren

Direct download: ep175.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:41am PST

This is our year-end mega episode in which we run down each of our favorite 10 records of the year, and shoot the shit about the Hot Stove Madness that is currently sweeping the baseball hellscape.

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LET’S TALK TO IT

ROB MANFRED CAN EAT A BAG OF HOT DIARRHEA

SPEAKING OF HOT … 

THE STOVE IS HOT

  • Cole to NYY for 9/$324m + full no-trade, opt-out after year 5
  • Strasburg back to WAS for 7/$245m +
  • Rendon to LAA for 7/$245m + full no-trade, no opt-out
  • Grandal to CHW for 4/$73m
  • Wheeler to PHI for 4/$118m
  • Hamels to BARVES for 1/$18m
  • Gregorius to PHI 1/$14m
  • Moustakas to CIN for 4/$64m
  • Kyle Gibson to TEX 3/$30m
  • Will Smith for $3/39m, Chris Martin & Travis D’Arnaud to BARVES
  • Jose Abreu back to CHW for 3/$50m
  • Alex Avila to TWINT 1/$4.25m
  • Droop Omeranz to SDP for ???
  • Roark to TOR 2/$24m
  • Treinen to LAD for 1/$10m

TEAMS ARE SPENDING MONEY. IT’S ALMOST LIKE THE HAVE LOTS OF IT OR SOMETHING.

SPEAKING OF MONEY … 

DEAR SCOTT BORAS CAN WE BORROW SOME?!?!

TRAAAAADES??!! (how are these happening while teams are spending a fuckload again?)

  • Arenado on the block
  • Correa available?
  • David Price?
  • Kluber and Lindor on the move?

YEAR-END FAVORITES

Ian’s picks

  1. CRJ - Dedicated 
  2. Wand - Laughing Matter
  3. Sheer Mag - A Distant Call
  4. Little Simz - Grey Area 
  5. Immortal Bird - Thrive on Neglect
  6. Denzel Curry - ZUU
  7. Betty Who - Betty
  8. JPEGMAFIA - All My Heroes Are Cornballs
  9. Mdou Moctar - Ilana (The Creator) 
  10. Soul Glo - The N***a in Me Is Me

Riley’s picks

  1. Town Portal - Of Violence
  2. Cloudkicker - Unending
  3. Big Brave - A Gaze Among Them
  4. Cult of Luna - A Dawn To Fear
  5. PUP - Morbid Stuff
  6. Pile - Green & Grey
  7. Herod - Sombre Dessein
  8. Blessed - Salt 
  9. Coilguns - Watchwinders 
  10. Pedro The Lion - Phoenix
Direct download: ep174.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:57am PST

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