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Kevin Goldstein and Jason Parks ramble on baseball with special guests and the occasional long tangent on pop culture.

Kevin Goldstein and Jason Parks ramble on baseball with special guests and the occasional long tangent on pop culture.


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Kevin Goldstein and Jason Parks ramble on baseball with special guests and the occasional long tangent on pop culture.






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Episode 102: "I Shouldn't Say Anything"

A goodbye and thanks to all of you, with special guests Steve Berthiaume of ESPN and one last visit from not Jim Tracy. Thanks for listening everyone. We remain shocked and humbled by what this turned into. It was a great ride.


Episode 101: "Let's Just Not Even Try"

0:00 Maybe you like smaller stuff 3:37 Housekeeping 4:38 Email 36:23 Call-Ups: Vitters, Jackson, Machado 44:22 Taking a stand on prospects 55:34 The Curious Case of Austin Wood 1:03:09 What's Mike Trout worth? 1:12:21 Let's scout little league baseball! 1:19:08 Special Guest: Andy McCullough, Newark Star-Ledger on the future of the Mets 1:46:57 Listener of the week: Craig Robinson: the British artist in Mexico 2:06:18 Musical Guest: The Revivalists 2:07:31 What Are You Drinking? (with...


Episode 100: "I Just Realized I Know Nothing About Baseball"

0:00 A creepy beginning 9:05 Housekeeping 10:05 Email 31:16 Special Guest: The return of my Mom 54:40 Trade deadline recap 1:13:03 KG's Midseason Top 50 1:23:46 Jason's Top 10 with bonus Mike Olt talk 1:38:35 Special Guest: Rick Giolito, on being the father of a first-round draft pick 2:34:55 Special Guest: Artie Lange, with tales of being a Yankee fan 2:55:12 The importance of music on the show 2:57:58 Worst celebration of What Are You Drinking possible 3:09:36 Listener of the week: Carl,...


Episode 99: "Are You Sipping On Something Already?"

0:00 Welcome with bonus guest updates 5:36 Housekeeping 6:31 Emails 38:41 Mark Appel isn't dumb and the Nats aren't geniuses 44:18 Jairo Beras is a Ranger: Is this right? 54:40 Bring me the head of Donavan Tate 1:00:47 Jason went to Lakewood 1:15:04 Recapping The Futures Game 1:42:13 Pop-Culture Moment: Indie filmmaker Evald Johnson and actor/musician/artist David Yow 2:04:02 Musical guest: Cory Branan 2:08:06 What Are You Drinking? With bonus That Just Happened 2:11:20 Tales from Kansas...


Episode 98: "I Think It Would Make It Move"

0:00 Welcome 3:42 Housekeeping 4:41 Emails 41:39 The Dodgers sign Puig and what this all means 46:15 Trade deadline previews - Greinke and Hamels mania 54:46 What could go wrong, Smoak and Teheran editions 1:08:04 Futures Game preview: Players we want to see 1:33:06 Special Guest: Jeff Luhnow, GM, Houston Astros 1:55:07 Musical guest: Black Wine 1:56:22 A special edition of What Are You Drinking? 2:03:24 Tales from out trip to Texas 2:10:21 The Week Ahead - KC preview


Episode 96: "May I See It? Thank You, Eddie"

0:00 What episode are we on? 3:48 Houskeeping 4:43 Email 29:35 Pick a pitcher, any pitcher 35:16 The myth of the raw high-ceiling player 44:42 Why do people hate Starlin Castro? 49:47 New Rules: Asking about ceilings and making up trades 56:39 Special Guest: Kendall Rogers, Perfect Game, CWS Preview 1:21:18 Musical Guest: Dimesland 1:23:38 What Are You Drinking? 1:24:58 Pop Culture Moment: Boogie Nights 1:32:11 The week ahead


Episode 95: "You're Drinking Deer Blood In A Minute"

0:00 Congrats, graduates! 3:26 Houskeeping 4:10 Email 27:39 Jorge Soler is a free agent, so go crazy! 34:10 Judging picks before they play and the path of Stetson Allie 39:09 Javier Baez is really good but shouldn't swing 3-0 in a blowout 47:31 What Could Go Wrong: San Francisco Giants 55:07 What Could Go Wrong: St. Louis Cardinals 1:10:50 Special Guest: Jim Callis, Baseball America on the 2012 draft. 1:50:27 Musical Guest: The Ready Stance 1:52:27 What Are You Drinking? 1:54:04 That Just...


Episode 94: "It's Like Eating Fun Dip"

0:00 Welcome 4:21 Housekeeping 5:31 Emails 31:47 So, um the Orioles? 35:34 Talking to Boras about the 2012 draft 49:19 Going through the Dodgers system 1:05:45 Tales from Wilmington 1:19:06 Special Guest: Shi Davidi (@shidavidi), baseball columnist and journalism instructor 1:44:14 Musical guest: Measure (@measuremusic) 1:46:10 What Are You Drinking? 1:50:04 Pop culture moment: Baseball for baseball's sake 1:55:17 The Week Ahead w/ bonus interrupting phone call


Episode 93: "Miniature Donkeys Are Great"

0:00 Thank you for your patience 2:31 Housekeeping/New Podcast! 3:40 Emails 35:48 Holy Crap Josh Hamilton 43:32 Seeing Mark Appel in person 51:15 We need more Powah! 56:53 Talking about the Diamondbacks system 1:03:08 Talking about the Rockies system 1:10:04 Special Guest: Doug Glanville on baseball and race 1:34:02 That Just Happened: Brett Lawrie is angry! 1:36:16 Musical guest: LA Font 1:37:37 What Are You Drinking? 1:40:09 Pop culture moment: Tales From Oakland 1:49:23 The Week Ahead


Episode 91: "That's A Surreal Thing, Man"

0:00 It's Been A Strange Day 6:45 Housekeeping 7:34 Emails 29:18 Gauche-gate 38:12 Where did that Yu Darvish come from? 44:25 What's a No. 1 starter, and why a No. 3 is not an insult 52:19 What could go wrong with the Orioles prospects? 1:02:37 Tales from Kane County (Focusing on Lindor) 1:14:51 Special Guest: Alex Speier, Red Sox beat guy, WEEI 1:49:41 Musical guest: Deskhop 1:51:12 What Are You Drinking? 1:58:38 The Week Ahead


Episode 90.0: "Lemonade Breeds Too Much Enthusiasm"

0:00 We didn't book a guest 3:26 Housekeeping 4:15 Emails 31:41 Pudge retires 37:05 Is it real? Orioles, White Sox, Mets, Nationals, Dodgers 47:44 How crazy great is the 2011 draft when it comes to pitching? 58:45 Tales from Wilmington 1:22:49 Musical guest: Screaming Females 1:25:53 What Are You Drinking? 1:28:56 Pop culture moment: Disagea 1:34:30 The Week Ahead


Episode 89.0: "Marriage Counseling"

0:00 But, back to that 4:07 Housekeeping 4:49 Emails 33:28 Getting to the first minor league game (lots of Miguel Sano talk) 41:54 First starts from Yu Darvish and Neftali Feliz 54:28 Yeonis Cespedes: must see TV. 59:17 When Is Player X coming up? 1:05:57 Some thoughts on evaluating defense 1:15:53 Listener of the week: ESPN Baseball Tonight host Steve Berthiaume 1:59:49 Not Jim Tracy on lifetime contracts and Ubaldo throwing at Tulo 2:02:44 Music Guest: Trampled By Turtles 2:05:05 What...


Episode 88.0: "Face Down Looking For Trash"

0:00: How'd You Pull That Off? 5:23: Housekeeping 6:01: Emails 29:45: We owe people Yankees Top 11 talk 39:25: We owe people Phillies Top 11 talk 45:16: Minor League preview: Our guys - 10 players to watch 1:16:53: Special Guest: Pitcher Steve Palazzolo on bouncing around 1:36:51: Listener of the week: The hawk trap guy doesn't trap hawks anymore 1:56:25: Music Guest: Justin Townes Earle 2:00:33: What Are You Drinking? 2:02:57: Here's what's happening this year


Episode 86.0: "I Was Really Into Juicy Juice"

0:00 Here's what we're going to do 2:37 Housekeeping 3:29 Emails 30:00 Special Guest: Jorge Arangure on the Jairo Beras situation and what's going on in the Dominican 54:47 Musical Guests: Isotopes 57:28 What Are You Drinking? 1:00:36 By the time I get to Arizona

Episode 85.0: "A Decent Haircut In Toronto"

0:00 I'm sorry I'm yawning 3:14 Housekeeping 4:25 Emails 31:05 Reviewing the Brewers Top Prospects 40:04 Reviewing the Rangers Top Prospects 54:20 The curious case of Jairo Beras, and the more curious reaction 1:04:34 Jason's spring training diary, and dealing with the haters 1:13:24 Special Guest: Oakland A's outfield prospect Jeremy Barfield 1:41:57 Musical Guests: Yellow Ostrich 1:44:34 What Are You Drinking? 1:47:26 Tales from Arizona and Korean Television 1:55:08 The Week Ahead

Episode 84.0: "This Show Is A Disaster"

0:00 We're off to a horrible start 5:54 Housekeeping 7:51 Emails 37:01 Spring Training has begun and now we need something to happen 38:29 The Ryan Bruan reaction: A rant 41:44 Boston Red Sox prospects - include Jason's list 56:34 Tampa Bay Rays prospects 1:04:26 Arizona Diamondbacks prospects 1:11:53 Detroit Tigers prospects - include Jason's list 1:20:22 What could go wrong with the Twins 1:24:15 What could go wrong with the Yankees 1:30:16 Special Guests: Top 100 Roundtable with Jim...

Episode 83.0: "You Didn't Ask Me About The Vomiting"

0:00 Don't Scare The Listeners 3:25 Housekeeping 5:35 Emails 34:13 Special Guest: Korean baseball writer Daniel Kim (@DanielKimW) on Baltimore scouting 57:51 Listener of the week: Death metal legend Stevo 1:42:31 Musical Guests: Tombstones 1:45:12 What Are You Drinking? 1:47:54 The Week Ahead

Episode 82.0: "Shoot The Laser At The Popcorn"

0:00 The worst person in the world 3:05 Housekeeping 4:08 Emails 42:12 Atlanta Braves Top 11 Prospects 54:51 St. Louis Cardinals Top 11 Prospects 1:06:58 What could go wrong with the Indians 1:16:15 Special Guest: Dirk Hayhurst (@TheGarfoose) on his new book, Out Of My League 1:43:47 Musical Guest: The Bye Bye Blackbirds 1:44:49 What Are You Drinking? 1:48:55 Pop Culture Moment: Real Genius 1:56:42 The week ahead

Episode 81.0: "I Don't Want To Drink This Anymore"

0:00 Is that a hot spot? 4:37 Housekeeping 5:18 Email 49:54 The Gerardo Concepcion signing and how this affects the market 55:16 The Hamilton relapse 58:21 Reviewing the Dodgers Top 11 1:03:25 Reviewing the Angels Top 11 and what could go wrong 1:12:37 Reviewing The Giants Top 11 1:21:30 What could go wrong with the Mariners prospects 1:25:27 What could go wrong with the Royals prospects 1:33:46 Musical Guests: The Juniper Tar 1:35:10 What Are You Drinking? 1:38:10 Pop culture moment: Hausu...

Episode 80.0: "He Hit Both Basins"

0:00 It's good to be back 3:16 Housekeeping 5:35 Emails 33:59 Prince Fielder: the mystery team strikes again 41:02 Yoenis Cespedes is ready to go 46:14 Let's talk about Chicago White Sox prospects 50:44 Let's talk about Cincinnati Reds prospects 57:00 Let's talk about Cleveland Indians prospects 1:07:56 Let's talk about Washington Nationals prospects 1:15:50 Let's talk about Toronto Blue Jays prospects 1:28:07 Special Guest: Richard Deitsch (@richarddeitsch) of Sports Illustrated on baseball...