September 1, 2010
Episode 15: A Sleeping Bag and a Pocket Knife
In this weeks episode, we have two special guests, as Joe Sheehan joins us to talk about Jose Bautista and the deeper issue of the media and how they react to breakout seasons, while our own Shawn Hoffman comes on later to explain last week's financial statements leak. Plus, the usual shenanigans with talk about Stephen Strasburg's elbow, Aroldis Chapman's velocity, the long-running reality show COPS, more Mexican beverage talk, and all your favorite features. Thanks so much for listening and moving us way up on the ITunes rankings.
Note: We do alert you to the presence of the occasional adult language. Don't say we didn't warn you.
Up And In Episode 15: "A Sleeping Bag and a Pocket Knife"
Table Of Contents
0:00 Intro and Agenda review
1:53 Housekeeping and a big thanks to our listeners
5:16 Emails: More Mexican beverages; Jason grows on people; More minor league number talk
15:19 Stephen Strasburg's elbow and the public reaction
22:13 Aroldis Chapman, the story of the 105 mph fastball and problems with guns
32:02 Manny Ramirez to the White Sox (you realize he can still hit, right?)
37:04 The Jeff Francouer deal and how Kevin doesn't understand Texas
46:00 Special Guest #1 Joe Sheehan (@Joe_Sheehan) on Jose Bautista, steroids and media assumptions
71:57 Special Guest #2 Shawn Hoffman (@shawndhoffman) on last week's leaked financials
88:50 Not Jim Tracy on the leaked financial statements
90:44 Explaining The Shaggs
93:55 What Are You Drinking? (Plus more outdoor adventures)
99:24 Pop Culture Moment: A celebration of Cops (whatcha' gonna' do?)
109:55 Cooking With The Professor and a call for recipes
111:44 Update on Jason's mental state and his tattoo
114:46 What to do with the minor league season ending, and the end of this episode