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The Philly Frenetics Podcast is Philadelphia's hottest new sports podcast. Well, Philadelphia's newest sports podcast, at least. Hosts Joe Greenwich and John Saeger dive head first into the latest Eagles, Flyers, Phillies, 76ers, and Union news each week, mixing insight with a dash of irrationality – as is the Philadelphia way – and a strong sense of humor, because in this sports town, it's the only way to survive. The pair will also share their thoughts on the general sports news of the week in addition to sharing their experiences as life-long Philadelphia sports fans with their listeners.

The Philly Frenetics Podcast is Philadelphia's hottest new sports podcast. Well, Philadelphia's newest sports podcast, at least. Hosts Joe Greenwich and John Saeger dive head first into the latest Eagles, Flyers, Phillies, 76ers, and Union news each week, mixing insight with a dash of irrationality – as is the Philadelphia way – and a strong sense of humor, because in this sports town, it's the only way to survive. The pair will also share their thoughts on the general sports news of the week in addition to sharing their experiences as life-long Philadelphia sports fans with their listeners.

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The Philly Frenetics Podcast is Philadelphia's hottest new sports podcast. Well, Philadelphia's newest sports podcast, at least. Hosts Joe Greenwich and John Saeger dive head first into the latest Eagles, Flyers, Phillies, 76ers, and Union news each week, mixing insight with a dash of irrationality – as is the Philadelphia way – and a strong sense of humor, because in this sports town, it's the only way to survive. The pair will also share their thoughts on the general sports news of the week in addition to sharing their experiences as life-long Philadelphia sports fans with their listeners.

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English


Episodes

The Eagles Put Carson Wentz in a Sack; It's Judgment Time for the Phillies

9/27/2022
The Eagles are 3-0 after dominant wins over Minnesota and Washington, so the guys discuss what they liked over the last seven days (9:35) and the one thing causing Certified Hater™ Joe concern (25:43). Then, Joe gets heated about Rob Thomson's managerial performance against the Braves on Sunday (36:52) before pouring his special brand of cold water all over the good feelings that the fan base has for the interim manager (51:03). But ultimately, it comes down to one question: with 10 games to...

Eagles Hang On in Detroit; Phillies Right the Ship; Joe Feuds on Twitter

9/12/2022
The first of hopefully many post-Eagles victory pods has the guys talking about what they liked (9:31) and didn't like (17:15) from Sunday's 38-35 win over the Lions. They also discuss the Phillies bouncing back against the Marlins and Nationals (33:09) before Joe resurrects the Twitter Feud of the Week and tells the story of his interaction with an angry Orlando City fan during the Union's 5-1 demolition of said Orlando City (41:17). You can find The Philly Frenetics Podcast on Apple...

Faltering Phillies; Eagles Season Preview

9/7/2022
Last week, the guys were optimistic about the last month of baseball season; the Phillies wasted no time in making them question that optimism with a 1-5 road trip (7:05). Of course, since it's September, it's time for the Eagles to take center stage, and the guys share who they think will be the team's most impactful players on both sides of the ball (24:37) before taking a closer look at the 2022 schedule (44:40). You can find The Philly Frenetics Podcast on Apple Podcasts, Google...

Vanilla Ice Rocks the Bank; The Phillies Prep for the Stretch Run; The Union Are Demolishing (Almost) Everyone

8/30/2022
The guys are back to review their trip to the Phillies-Mets game – and the "I Love the 90s" postgame concert – before discussing the Phillies' recent homestand and what they expect down the stretch (13:33). Then, Joe waxes romantic about the Union's recent run of incredible goal-scoring form (29:10). You can find The Philly Frenetics Podcast on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Amazon Music, Spotify, Stitcher, and more; you can also find us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram at...

KD is (Maybe) Coming to Philadelphia; Hugh Douglas is an Eagles Hall of Famer

8/18/2022
The guys are back to discuss the NBA investigation into the Sixers (5:28) and the rumors of Kevin Durant's potential interest in coming to Philadelphia (11:10). Then, it's August, so it's time to talk Phillies (25:39) before segueing into a discussion of the respective team Halls/Walls of Fame (31:09) – including the Eagles' imminent enshrinement of Hugh Douglas – and the NBA's plan to honor the late Bill Russell (38:06). You can find The Philly Frenetics Podcast on Apple Podcasts, Google...

77. 08/04/22: 'Gaard-ed Optimism: The Phillies After the Trade Deadline

8/4/2022
Did the Phillies have a successful trade deadline? The guys discuss Dave Dombrowski's acquisitions of Noah Syndergaard, Brandon Marsh, and David Robertson (7:40) – as well as the departures of Odubel Herrera and Jeurys Familia – and what it might mean for the Phillies' postseason hopes (24:01). Plus, the Juan Soto and Josh Hader trades (30:45), and the guys chat about the passing of basketball legend Bill Russell and broadcasting titan Vin Scully. You can find The Philly Frenetics Podcast...

76. 07/26/22: The Sixers Are Moving?

7/26/2022
The guys return after John's COVID-19 absence; he talks about his experience, while Joe shares an entirely different anecdote about suffering; the guys chat about the Phillies and the MLB All-Star festivities (9:41) before getting into the Sixers' plans to build a new arena in Center City (19:49). Then, the Flyers seem to have no direction after failing to sign Johnny Gaudreau; how big a missed opportunity was it? (39:49) You can find The Philly Frenetics Podcast on Apple Podcasts, Google...

75. 07/07/22: The NBA Offseason Begins, and the Phillies Are in the Hunt

7/7/2022
The dog days of summer mean the focus of the sports world is on two things: baseball and NBA free agency. This week, John talks about his recent laser eye surgery while Joe waxes nostalgic about a football league that folded when he was two years old. Then, the guys discuss the Phillies' recent series with the Cardinals (14:44), including their thoughts on the veracity of Nolan Arenado's cycle and Albert Pujols' farewell ceremony, before sharing their thoughts on the first flurry of moves...

Duration:00:46:47

74. 06/29/22: Thumbs Down: Bryce Harper Breaks His Thumb and Our Hearts

6/29/2022
After a longer-than-intended break, the guys catch up on recent events, which of course means some craziness at the end of a Union match, before discussing the inevitable: Bryce Harper's broken thumb (8:02). Then, they take a further examination of what the Phillies might do moving forward (26:28) before touching on the Sixers' potential plans for the impending start of NBA free agency (40:08) before a second soccer feature focused on the 2026 World Cup coming to Philadelphia (46:42). You...

Duration:00:51:50

73. 06/07/22: Joe Girardi is Fired; The Phillies Catch Fire

6/7/2022
Anything happen while we were gone? The guys return after a brief hiatus to discuss John's new digs and Joe's attendance at three notable baseball games in the span of four days before getting into the topic of the day: should the Phillies have fired Joe Girardi? (11:37) And since they did, was it at the right time, and will it matter at all? (22:19) Joe then shares his thoughts on what the team should be looking for in a new manager while John is, suffice to say, significantly less picky...

Duration:00:41:02

72. 05/18/22: This Sequel Sucked: The Sixers' Season is Over

5/18/2022
After the Sixers' season ended with a whimper against the Miami Heat last week, the guys discuss what went wrong (4:31) before Joe asks John to Fill in the Blank (12:28). Then, John turns the tables and puts Joe on the spot about some more long-term effects of the team's fourth second-round exit in five years (22:03). You can find The Philly Frenetics Podcast on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Amazon Music, Spotify, Stitcher, and more; you can also find us on Facebook, Twitter, and...

Duration:00:43:39

71. 05/04/22: Sixers Beat the Raptors, Lose Embiid; Eagles Ace the Draft

5/4/2022
Despite Joe's doomsday prediction, the Sixers eliminated the Raptors last week...but at what cost? (1:52) The guys discuss Game 6 before moving on to a discussion of Game 1 of the Sixers-Heat series, featuring possibly the first anti-BBall Paul take in Philadelphia sports history (12:56). Then, the Eagles get lauded for their performance at the NFL Draft (30:46) before the Phillies Thoughts of the Week focus on Alec Bohm and, again, the Mets (39:32). You can find The Philly Frenetics...

Duration:00:45:42

70. 04/26/22: Instant Reaction: Sixers-Raptors Game 5

4/26/2022
The guys made the questionable decision to record a new pod right after Game 5 of the Sixers-Raptors series, and the result is a lot of sighing and despair, and not a lot of answers. Despite the poor performance, John still believes the Sixers will win the series, while Joe predicts they will make the most ignominious NBA history by the end of the week. Then, to lighten the mood – or not – the guys share their Phillies Thoughts of the Week, and yes, Angel Hernandez is prominently featured...

Duration:00:39:45

69. 04/20/22: Sixers vs. Raptors: Games 1 and 2

4/20/2022
Could the Sixers' first two playoff games against the Raptors have gone any better? The guys answer that very question (5:58) before discussing the overt physicality of the series and its effect on both teams thus far (12:29). Then, John puts Joe on the spot in a game of Sixers-Raptors "Fill in the Blank" (18:00) before the guys wrap things up with their respective Phillies Thoughts of the Week. You can find The Philly Frenetics Podcast on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Amazon Music,...

Duration:00:46:16

68. 04/06/22: The Frenetics Phillies Preview

4/6/2022
Opening Day is upon us, which means it's time for the guys to down a big glass of optimism and dig into the upcoming Phillies season (31:28). They also take a quick trip around the local and national sports scene to discuss the Flyers' handling of Keith Yandle (4:22), the Eagles-Saints pile-o-draft-picks trade (8:22), the United States men's soccer team qualifying for the World Cup (16:01) and whether or not fans should be worried about the Sixers (19:16). You can find The Philly Frenetics...

Duration:00:55:53

67. 03/23/22: The Gang Goes to a Sixers Game, and the Phillies Sign All the Bats

3/23/2022
Exhale, Phillies fans: the home team made some signings! This week, the guys break down the additions of Kyle Schwarber and Nick Castellanos to the Phillies lineup, what they mean for the team's defense (it go bye-bye), and the luxury tax implications (it say "hi hi") (22:47). Then, they step into Joe Girardi's shoes and fill out the Opening Day lineup card (38:03). Plus, Joe and John took in the Sixers game against the Nuggets last Monday, and suffice to say, Georges Niang's math skills...

Duration:00:52:00

66. 03/14/22: Simmons and Wentz Are Back, and So Are The Phillies

3/14/2022
The guys return after a week off, and they're not the only ones who are back! Ben Simmons made his return to the Wells Fargo Center as a spectator and it did not go well for the Sixers (4:43), but earlier that day, the news broke that the Colts were trading Carson Wentz back to the NFC East (14:58). Also returning: Major League Baseball, as the lockout has ended and teams are kicking off a shortened spring training. The guys discuss the changes we'll see in the coming years (25:32) before...

Duration:00:49:09

65. 03/01/22: The James Harden Era Begins; The World Unites Behind Ukraine

3/1/2022
The guys return from a week off to discuss the current baseball labor situation (0:35) before moving on to the start of the James Harden era in Philadelphia (8:52). John then asks if we're going to see Ben Simmons on March 10 (17:59) before Joe breaks some news – to John, anyway – about the Sixers' interest in a backup center. After the break, the guys reflect on the reaction across the sports world to Russia's invasion of Ukraine (26:20). You can find The Philly Frenetics Podcast on Apple...

Duration:00:37:42

64. 02/16/22: James Harden is a Sixer and Ben Simmons is Not

2/16/2022
Our long local sports nightmare is over: Ben Simmons is no longer a Philadelphia 76er. In his stead is James Harden, and this week, the guys share their thoughts on the trade (6:17), whether it makes the Sixers a contender in the Eastern Conference this season (14:48), and the added pressure on Doc Rivers to make it work (21:53). Then, it's Super Bowl LVI, which sealed John's win the playoff pick 'em and earned Zac Taylor some criticism from Joe (28:51). What does this win mean for Matthew...

Duration:00:50:35

63. 02/08/22: Will Ben Simmons Be Traded Before the Deadline?

2/8/2022
No football? No problem; there's plenty of Sixers talk to be, uh, talked, and the guys talk it this week. A week after assessing his place in the franchise's history, the guys wax even more poetically about Joel Embiid putting the team on his back (4:49) before showing some appreciation for Tyrese Maxey as well. Then, the big question: will Ben Simmons get traded this week? (22:33) The guys discuss potential targets, including the heavily-rumored interest in James Harden (26:45), before...

Duration:00:47:33