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Season 2 - Episode 8 - "You're going to just pass away."

Ron, Pete, and Elliott wrap up dueling convention week by touching base on Bryce Harper to the Cubs, Sammy Sosa Jackson, Yadi's announced retirement, and Mozeliak's comfort level. They also chat about Tommy "30-30 at 30" Pham, the Pirates sell-off, and Wilson Contreras's mouth. With less than a month until pitchers and catchers report, just how much content can the guys extract out of this Lukewarm Stove?

Duration: 01:28:36

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Psych!

Is it just us, or is it cold in here? The Stove continues to not be Hot, with Jay Bruce panic-signing in New York for only 3 years?! Plus, we came SO CLOSE to seeing something actually happen this off-season, with the "Steve Harvey" trade of Gerrit Cole to the Astros. Ron isn't as comfortable as John Mozeliak with the Cardinals roster; the starting pitcher market is completely locked-up; and Kyle Schwarber getting is shape.

Duration: 01:16:18

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Devil's Advocate

With Ron under the weather, Elliott and Pete do their best to pick up the slack, discussing the Wade Davis signing; the Cubs, Cardinals, and Jake Arrieta; and Pete's alternate explanation for this year's Frigid Stove.

Duration: 00:40:56

Season 2 - Episode 5 - What's Up B?

Ron, Pete, and Elliott jump online for a mid-Break, midday show to discuss 2018 ZIPS projections for the Cardinals and Brewers, the stalled player market - particularly Yu Darvish and Manny Machado. They are joined in this episode for the live debut of Ron's oldest son, Braden. Braden weighs in on all of the above topics, as well as his prowess as a GM in MLB: The Show.

Duration: 00:51:00

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Le Batard vs. Manfred

Merry Christmas everyone! This week's episode starts hot right out of the box, with Ron, Pete and Elliott discussing the "most overrated" players in baseball. One Cardinals third base target (Evan Longoria) is off the market, and it doesn't appear that the other (Josh Donaldson) is going anywhere. Yu Darvish signs with the Cubs! (#FakeNews). The guys discuss the Marlins disaster, the Le Batard intervew, and the Jeter town hall.

Duration: 01:29:56

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Force Choke

Ron, Elliott and Pete ask a lot of questions regarding the post-Winter Meetings news. Where will Yu be in the spring of 2018? Will the Cards land Longoria and Colome, or Manny Machado? Should the Cubs offer Addison Russel for Machado? How close were the Cubs to landing Ohtani? Do the Cardinals have enough pitching, or is Mozeliak's stance just a front? And what the hell are the Braves thinking?!

Duration: 01:12:16

Season 2 - Winter Meeting Check-in

The Damn has broken, and free agents are signing all over. MLB. Ron, Pete, and Elliott discuss all of the relief signings and the moves that the Cubs and Cards have made thus far. They then launch into the evil Empire, the disaster that it is.

Duration: 01:18:20

Bonus Episode - OhStantoni Update + Harper to the Cubs in 2019?

Pete and Ron couldn't help themselves. They had to jump on the podcast to talk about the two 800 pound gorillas in the room and their new teams. Shohei Ohtani and Giancarlo Stanton. The newest Angels and Yankees players. Also, does this clear the runway for the Bryce Harper joining the Cubs in 2019 now that the Yankees may have taken themselves out? Pete thinks it is a possibility.

Duration: 00:52:01

Episode Awesome! • 1st Year Anniversary Show • Season 2 Starts Now!

Ron and Pete celebrate their anniversary by discussing *Shohei Ohtani*, Giancarlo Stanton, Miles Mikolas, Tyler Chatwood, baseball as it used to be, and Rafael Palmeiro's Fantastic Comeback!

Duration: 01:06:50

Episode 56 - Domo Arigato, Ohtani-san

Ron and Pete were already planning to record this episode, but with the late-breaking developments in the Shohei Ohtanti sweepstakes, they had to get online to discuss it. The Cubs are in and the Cards are out. Plus, they speculate about what is going to happen now that Giancarlo "Mike" Stanton has narrowed the field down to the Giants and the Cards. They wrap things up with the Cards' contingency plans this offseason, as Ron isn't optimistic that they will land Stanton.

Duration: 00:45:20

Episode 55 - OhStantani Watch...continued!

Ron, Elliott and a little bit of Scott sit in on this episode to cover the latest happenings with free agents and trade talks. They address the two pending deals with Stanton and Ohtani and how these two guys are clogging up some of the other moves that are bound to happen soon.

Duration: 00:37:18

Episode 54 - Happy Birthday to the Boy! Happy Thanksgiving to Everyone Else!

Ron and Pete dive right into the week's big news: The absolute hammering of the Atlanta Braves by Major League Baseball. They get into a pretty hot disagreement about the comparative "wrist-slap" that the Cardinals received last Spring, before turning their attention to the twin elephants of Ohtani and Stanton.

Duration: 00:56:47

Episode 53 - Elephants

Ron and Pete open with MVP announcements, which leads into a discussion of the GM meeting elephants, Giancarlo Stanton and Shohei Ohtani. After a brief rundown of the nine QO free agents, they seque into Scott Boras, Miami's selloff, The King Kong of Slug, and Jake Arrieta's nuts.

Duration: 01:11:49

Disaster - Episode 52

After sorting through a host of audio issues, Ron and Pete are joined by special guests Elliott and Scott to introduce a new segment: "Buy it or Bullshit?" over the free agent rumors for this off-season. They take a deep dive into the Giancarlo Stanton market, discuss the untimely passing of Roy "Doc" Halladay, and wrap things up with a quick discussion of the trade rumors currently swirling around both the Cubs and the Cardinals.

Duration: 00:59:05

Episode 51 - World Series Recap: Astros Win!

With Pete going off the grid for a few days, Elliott Duy returns to co-pilot Episode 51. They recap the World Series and how game 7 was … meh … compared to the previous 6 games between the Dodgers and Astros. They quickly move on to some offseason speculation around the Cardinals and Cubs and what their next moves might be, capping everything off with some STAR WARS talk.

Duration: 01:14:27

Episode 50 - Holy Sh!t! Episode 50?!

Pete and Ron discuss the raft of coaching changes in baseball the last several days, including the almost complete overhaul of the Cubs' coaching staff and the Cardinals welcome back some very familiar faces. They review the NL Gold Glove finalists before a review of Chili Davis's career leads Ron down athletic memory lane.

Duration: 01:02:01

NLCS Game 5 - Well.....Sh!t!

Pete and Ron connect at the back half of game 5 of the NLCS. This was clearly the Dodgers year to advance and Pete has his thoughts as to why that happened. It was fun while it lasted but now Pete has to take a spot on the couch next to the rest of us. Somber yet insightful.

Duration: 00:49:50

NLCS Games 1 & 2 - Cubs vs. Dodgers

Pete and Ron get together to talk about the first two games of the NLCS between the Cubs and Dodgers. With the Cubs down 2-0, can they rebound back at home? The Dodgers have some painful memories housed at Wrigley. Pete gives us all his thoughts on Joe Maddon's managerial decisions over the first two games and on Joe's logic for not using Wade Davis in Game 2. You don't want to miss that.

Duration: 00:36:14

NLDS Game 5 - Cubs take the Division Series!

Cubs capture the Division Series and defeat their former manager, Dusty Baker. With Pete off the grid Elliott Duy sat in the co-pilot chair for the first hour+ as they talked playoff baseball. Pete was able to join them later in the show and they all witnessed the clincher. The recording had an abrupt stop at the end, but Ron was at the controls which explains the fail. Still it was nearly two hours of joy.

Duration: 01:49:20

Episode 46 - NLDS Game 3

Together for the last night of Pete's trip to North Carolina, he and Ron break down the results of Game 3 of the NLDS between the Nationals and Cubs. There was a pleasant distraction midway with the release of the new Star Wars: The Last Jedi trailer but you need not worry. Ron cut that part out. It was a special day for Pete. On his 44th birthday, his son's favorite player, Rizzo #44 knocked in the game winning run. Happy Birthday Pete, and Go Cubs!

Duration: 00:39:35

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