Podcast

The triumphant return of the Pitchers Hit Eighth podcast resulted in Episode 12.0 and we were extremely lucky to have Mike Ferrin, co-host of Power Alley on MLB Network Radio on SiriusXM, as our guest. We talked to Mike at length about the lasting legacy of Stan Musial, Jason Motte‘s new contract, a pending (hopefully) [...]

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Joined by MLB Fan Cave finalists Kyle Thompson, Sam Springli, Kelsey Shea Weinrich, and Nick Straatmann, we talk about the Fan Cave application process and ongoing voting (obviously) but also how these four finalists are Cardinal fans and how that affects their baseball fandom. Please vote for Kyle (video here), Sam (video here), Kelsey (video [...]

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Dennis and Andrew join the show this week to almost make a Pitchers Hit Eighth clean sweep. We discussed EVERY PLAYER on the 2012 Baseball Hall of Fame ballot, and whether or not we thought they should get in. Using the consensus opinion from the show as a site-wide vote for the Baseball Bloggers Alliance balloting, [...]

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Will Leitch, life-long Cardinal fan (and also of New York Magazine, his book Are We Winning?, and Editor Emeritus of Deadspin) was our guest for the first post-Pujols recording. We discussed that subject at length, as well as what the future holds for the Cardinals sans Albert Pujols, and just a little Fighting Illini chatter [...]

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Moved to record a new episode after far too much time taken off since the last one, Josh and I blazed our own path without a guest for Episode 8.0. We did however, solicit questions from Twitter just before the show, and wound up discussing topics ranging from Jose Oquendo‘s future with the club, to [...]

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Eric Seidman from the Phillies blog Brotherly Glove joins us to discuss the already completed games, and those yet to come, in the National League Division Series with the Phils. Our chat with Eric included many topics about both the Phillies and the Cardinals, including a review of games one and two, a preview of game [...]

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Dan Shulman from ESPN’s Sunday Night Baseball joins us to discuss his second visit to St. Louis in 2011 to see the Cards play the Cubs. We also talked with Dan at length about being in the booth with Bobby Valentine and Orel Hershiser, and breaking the story that Osama Bin Laden had been killed [...]

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Dayn Perry (NotGraphs, Reggie Jackson: The Life and Thunderous Career of Baseball’s Mr. October) joins us to discuss the NL Central at the All-Star Break along with many other things, amongst them abusing poor, computerized Scott Erickson in a Diamond Mind game. Josh took over the hosting honors (honors?) on this one, as I was [...]

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Kevin Goldstein of BaseballProspectus.com joins Josh and I to talk about Kolten Wong and the Cardinals’ draft, as well as Shelby Miller, Matthew Adams, Zack Cox, Trevor Rosenthal, and many other Cards prospects. Josh and I run down the Cardinal callups this season, quick evaluations of how each one has done with the big club. [...]

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Jack Moore of Disciples of Uecker (U before the E, fools), Fangraphs, and Roto Hardball joins us to talk Brewers baseball.  Luckily his segment was recorded before the weekend series, so he couldn’t embarrass us.  (I’m sure that’s bound to come in the comments.) Additionally, despite the title of this episode, I’m still a relatively [...]

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