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Episodes

Episode 18: Fun with numbers. Lots of stats + NL East and NL MVP handicapping.

8/8/2018
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1:04 Talking Phillies, Braves, Nats and the NL East 6:30 Handicapping the NL MVP Race (Baez?) 20:00 Spaeder’s Juan Soto stats 25:00 Andrelton Simmons = Tony Gwynn? 27:40 Jose Ramirez is getting ripped off 35:30 Ohtani vs Ruth by the numbers Olde time ballplayers, syringes and death and blah blah blah… 40:15 The Oakland A’s by the numbers, the Red Sox miraculous season and Barry Bonds.

Duration:00:51:33

Episode 17: Spaeder’s stories, the trade dealine recap, Osuna is a bad guy + rate, review and Mario Lemiuex

8/3/2018
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Time Stamps: Intro 2:00 Spaeder’s cool story of the week 6:23 Holden loves Archer to the Pirates 7:35 Brewers, Braves and Phillies got better, the Nats did nothing, Yankkes and Dodgers got better 22:57 Ozuna to the Astros. Makes sense but the Astros look like jerks. Holden gets emotional and it throws him off for the rest of the show. 33:00 Spaeder’s stats: Players on fire! 1:01:58 Rate, review and Mario Lemieux

Duration:01:07:38

Episode 16: Hamels, Harper, Happ and the trade deadline extravaganza

7/27/2018
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INTRO 2:28 CUBS TRADE FOR COLE HAMELS 11:00 TRADE BRYCE HARPER 23:07 WHAT MOVE SHOULD THE PHILLIES MAKE? 28:20 THE YANKEES LAND HAPP 39:30 CHASE UTLEY, BARRY BONDS, OAKLAND A’S STATS AND MORE FROM SPAEDER

Duration:01:03:03

Episode 15: The boys celebrate their birthdays: Ryan’s conception & Holden drinks his 2nd beer in two years.

7/20/2018
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INTRO 00:35 Ryan was conceived after the Kirk Gibson home run in the 1988 World Series 1:55 Holden’s Grandpa and a couple of Joe DiMaggio stories 4:41 Ryan bailed on the Home Run Derby 11:45 All about Machado to the Dodgers 32:53 All about Hand to Cleveland 48:50 Alex Bregman is the best Jewish player in baseball

Duration:00:57:53

Lindor, Bregman, snail mail All Star’s, trade DeGrom and the three Jose’s

7/12/2018
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INTRO 00:25 LINDOR > MACHADO 09:53 WE LOVE ALEX BREGMAN 22:29 THE ALL STAR GAME IS IN HOLDEN’S BACK YARD 26:41 THE PLAYERS VOTE FOR ALL STARS VIA SNAIL MAIL (SERIOUSLY) 27:49 BRYCE HARPER’S STRUGGLES SUPPORTED BY NUMBERS. 37:03 ALL STAR JOSE’S 45:29 TRADE DEGROM AND WHERE MACHADO LANDS

Duration:01:03:40

EPISODE 13: Dead Hall of Famer’s gone wild, AL All Star ballot, 20 years since the McGwire & Sosa HR race and more.

6/28/2018
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INTRO 1:07 Babe Ruth hit an umpire, Juan Marichal clocked Roseboro in the head with a bat and Ty Cobb beat up a two-fingered man. WHAT WOULD THEIR SUSPENSIONS BE IF THEY PLAYED TODAY? 10:01: Updated AL All Star ballot. Who SHOULD start and why the fans should continue to vote. 26:33 Twenty years since McGwire and Sosa’s HR chase. What’s Sammy up to these days? 40:37 All about Sandy Anderson 46:33 Spaeder’s Jose Altuve stats bonanza 57:36: Know who Grant Desme is? You...

Duration:01:05:54

Episode 12: Trout over Bonds, a Mickey Mantle sex story and Bryce Harper is just unlucky

6/21/2018
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3:40 Trout > Bonds? 9:30 The Mickey Mantle sex story 13:50 Bryce Harper ain’t overrated, he’s unlucky 24:23 Heath Fillmyer and something about Spaeder’s worst moment 27:45 Are the Yankees THIS great??? We discuss. 34:07 Where does Cole Hamels go and why he’s a candidate to be a frontline starter again. 47:23 Cooperstown is a dump and the Hall of Fame should relocate to San Diego 55:06 MLB is lightyears ahead of the NFL when it comes to data analysis, and Holden has a...

Duration:01:02:25

Episode 11: Munchkin confirmation, Trout’s best season and The Stadium Game!!!

6/14/2018
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00:39 Follow-up to the Midland Munchkin story 3:35 Holden has never caught a foul ball 7:46 Miguel Cabrera’s injury, his similarities to Hank Aaron and his contract looking worse than the Pujols deal 17:22 Spaeder’s stats show that Mike Trout is having his best season to date 24:58 Ohtani-San (sad emoji face) and putting his MLB #’s into perspective (they deserve a happy emoji face) 30:00 Freddie Freeman for NL MVP 34:30 Statcast proves which pitchers get screwed the most...

Duration:01:00:07

Episode 10: Slump-busting with the Midland Munchkin, a Cocaine Cowboy and Spaeder’s stats on Scherzer, Kluber and more.

6/6/2018
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00:00 INTRO 00:42 Slump-busting with the Midland Munchkin 4:35 Spaeder’s interesting job offer 7:54 Jon Jay was traded and his dad was a cocaine cowboy 11:17 Stats about Max Scherzer, JD Martinez, Jose Ramirez and the Klubot 28:33 The New York Mets Mess 34:39 MLB Draft talk 44:27 He, She and the MLB Handbook

Duration:00:53:51

Episode 9: Machado, Harper, Verlander, a HOF’er born during the Civil War and a guy that died going over Niagara Falls.

5/29/2018
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EPISODE 9 TIME STAMPS: 1:18 Better start to their career: Machado or Bryce? 11:55: Justin Verlander, a HOF’er born during the Civil War a guy that died going over Niagara Falls. 23:20 What’s irking Spaeder? 29:00 Did you know that Johnny Bench is on twitter? 34:44 Braves, Dodgers, Mariners and Mets talk. 44:10 The Rays and their bullpenning.

Duration:01:00:56

Episode 8: Paxton no-no, Matt Harvey no-mo and once again, you need to know that Max Scherzer is baseball’s best pitcher.

5/9/2018
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Episode 8 Best Baseball Podcast timestamps: 00:00 Intro and James Paxton’s no-hitter discussion 6:15 Matt Harvey to the Reds 14:38 Scherzer > Kershaw (and how Pedro fits into this). 22:41 Ryan doesn’t use Lance McCullers’ World Series tickets 30:15 Mookie Betts and Mike Trout and Ryan and Holden’s favorite stats. 37:31 @theaceofspaeder drops some mind-blowing stats about Pujols, Ichiro and Altuve.

Duration:00:49:28

Episode 7: Barry Bonds Karaoke, The Dodgers, The Braves and the International Incident

5/2/2018
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EPISODE 7 TIME STAMPS: INTRO: RYAN AND THE BARRY BONDS KARAOKE FIASCO 5:38 DODGERS, COREY SEAGER AND NOT MANNY MACHADO 13:38 THE ATLANTA BRAVES 21:29 FUN WITH STATCAST!!!!! 33:11 MLB HITTERS HAD MORE K’S THAN HITS IN APRIL. THATS A RECORD! 41:39 TREVOR BAUER VS THE ASTROS 55:53 SIMON CHATTINGTON AND THE INTERNATIONAL INCIDENT

Duration:01:02:18

Big Pimpin, Shortening The Season And Fun With Statcast

4/17/2018
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0:00 Intro 1:25 Ryan’s funny Rickey Henderson story and Holden ties Rickey into Jay-Z 7:20 Anthony Rizzo and Holden want a shorter MLB Season 13:04 FUN WITH STATCAST 26:56 Ryan’s numbers tell you why the Red Sox have been so awesome We also discuss the Mets, Padres, Ohtani and why the Pitching Ninja was shut down.

Duration:00:46:44

Big Pimpin, Shortening The Season And Fun With Statcast

4/17/2018
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0:00 Intro 1:25 Ryan’s funny Rickey Henderson story and Holden ties it into Jay-Z 7:20 Anthony Rizzo and Holden want a shorter MLB Season. Ryan cries, “poppycock”. 13:04 FUN WITH STATCAST 26:56 Ryan’s numbers tell you why the Red Sox have been so awesome We also discuss the Mets, Padres, Ohtani and why the Pitching Ninja was shut down.

Duration:00:49:49

EPISODE 4: Le Big Mac, Ohtani San and Max Scherzer

4/10/2018
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Episode 4 time stamps: 00:35 Holden shares his story about riding an elevator with Mark McGwire at the 1999 All Star Game and the boys go on to discagree with Big Mac’s thinking that he could have hit 70 without the juice. 13:43 Ohtani, Ohtani, Ohtani 20:47 Max Scherzer is awesome and already a Hall of Famer 29:34 All about Bryce Harper 36:35 Damn, the Mets look good!

Duration:00:51:53

Episode 1 of the BBP. A new Podcast

3/27/2018
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Holden Kushner and Ryan Spaeder talk about a radical idea to improve the Colorado Rockies home/road splits, break down the Yankees, Astros, Red Sox and Nationals lineup and tell you why Ohtani should or should start the season in the majors. 0:01 INTRODUCTION TO THE SHOW 2:05 RYAN’S RADICAL ROCKIES ROAD STATS SOLUTION 14:22 YANKEES vs ASTROS vs RED SOX LINEUPS 30:19 ANDREW BENINTENDI 32:44 TREA TURNER AND THE NATIONALS 40:00 EVERYTHING ABOUT OHTANI BUT YOU WERE AFRAID TO ASK

Duration:00:51:16