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05-26

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DFA Podcast: Ep. 9: Mullin' Moves
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Bryan Grosnick, R.J. Anderson and Shawn Brody

05-26

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Transaction Analysis: Big City, Georgia
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Bryan Grosnick and Wilson Karaman

05-25

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Transaction Analysis: Putting the Fun in Fungible
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Bryan Grosnick

05-22

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Transaction Analysis: Have Gloves, Will Travel
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Bryan Grosnick

05-18

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DFA Podcast: Ep. 7: The Spot Starter
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Bryan Grosnick, Zach Crizer and Shawn Brody

05-16

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DFA Podcast: Ep. 6: One Up, One Down
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Bryan Grosnick, R.J. Anderson and Shawn Brody

05-11

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DFA Podcast: Ep. 5: Canha Tell You A Story
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Bryan Grosnick, R.J. Anderson and Shawn Brody

05-11

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Liner Notes: The (Other) Thing That Made Ryan Howard Special
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Bryan Grosnick

05-09

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DFA Podcast: Ep. 4: I Think We Shall Call Him Adam
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Bryan Grosnick, R.J. Anderson and Shawn Brody

05-05

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DFA Podcast: Ep. 3: Aces Low
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Bryan Grosnick, R.J. Anderson and Shawn Brody

05-02

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DFA Podcast: Ep. 2: Triggonometry
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Bryan Grosnick, R.J. Anderson and Shawn Brody

04-25

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DFA Podcast: Ep. 1: Added to the Roster
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Bryan Grosnick, R.J. Anderson and Shawn Brody

04-18

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Liner Notes: Trey Mancini Will Never Be Frank Ernaga
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Bryan Grosnick

04-14

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Transaction Analysis: Franklin and Stash
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Bryan Grosnick and Patrick Dubuque

04-10

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Transaction Analysis: Howard's Last Ride
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Bryan Grosnick and Brice Paterik

04-03

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Short Relief: Deadball is Alive, A Vegas Vignette, and Spelling It Out With Larry Anderson
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Bryan Grosnick, Matthew Provenzano and Holly Wendt

03-30

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Transaction Analysis: Desperately Seeking Upside in Tampa Bay
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Bryan Grosnick

03-28

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Looking Back on Tomorrow: New York Mets
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Bryan Grosnick

03-23

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Transaction Analysis: The Three Types of Extension
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Bryan Grosnick

03-21

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Short Relief: Fielding as Metaphor, Teams as Monsters, and Sumo Suits as Disguises
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Patrick Dubuque, Bryan Grosnick and Emma Baccellieri

03-15

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Looking Back on Tomorrow: Detroit Tigers
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Bryan Grosnick

03-09

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Transaction Analysis: Slow Motion in San Diego
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Bryan Grosnick

03-06

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Transaction Analysis: The Washington Three
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Bryan Grosnick

02-27

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Transaction Analysis: Wieters Facts, Recalibrated
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Bryan Grosnick

02-25

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BP Mets
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Bryan Grosnick

02-22

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Transaction Analysis: The Old Blue and Gold
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Bryan Grosnick

02-17

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Liner Notes: NRI Watch: American League
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Bryan Grosnick

02-15

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Liner Notes: NRI Watch: National League
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Bryan Grosnick

02-14

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Liner Notes: Welcoming Instructional Design Into Player Development
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Bryan Grosnick

02-13

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Transaction Analysis: Old Second Basemen Never Die
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Bryan Grosnick and Jeffrey Paternostro

02-10

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Transaction Analysis: Worst Base?
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Bryan Grosnick

02-09

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Liner Notes: The Padres and an Opening Gambit
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Bryan Grosnick

02-06

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Transaction Analysis: Bargain Bin Bullpens
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Bryan Grosnick, Eric Roseberry and Jared Wyllys

02-01

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Transaction Analysis: Shoddy Carpenters Aren't the Only Bad Framers
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Bryan Grosnick

01-26

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Transaction Analysis: Need You To Need Me
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Bryan Grosnick

01-24

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Transaction Analysis: Reliever Roundup
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Bryan Grosnick and Nicholas Zettel

01-22

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Transaction Analysis: Reds Cash In Straily
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Bryan Grosnick and Steve Givarz

01-20

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Transaction Analysis: One More Go-Round in Toronto
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Bryan Grosnick

01-19

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Transaction Analysis: Extension Party
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Bryan Grosnick, Jared Wyllys and Matthew Trueblood

01-16

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Transaction Analysis: Dented Cans and Safety Nets
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Bryan Grosnick and Jared Wyllys

01-13

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Transaction Analysis: Can't Stop, Won't Stop
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Bryan Grosnick and Brendan Gawlowski

01-11

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Transaction Analysis: Mariners Move Deck Chairs
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Bryan Grosnick

01-04

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Liner Notes: The McEwing Score
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Bryan Grosnick

01-03

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Transaction Analysis: The Center Fielder Extension Mold
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Bryan Grosnick

12-22

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Transaction Analysis: Overstocked Red Sox Deal Buchholz
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Bryan Grosnick and Jarrett Seidler

12-21

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Transaction Analysis: Miami's Plan B and J-Roll's Last Stand
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Bryan Grosnick, Matthew Trueblood and Matt Collins

12-08

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Transaction Analysis: Texas Two-Step
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Bryan Grosnick

12-08

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Transaction Analysis: Three Catchers and a Bullpen
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Dustin Palmateer and Bryan Grosnick

12-05

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Transaction Analysis: This Is 40
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Bryan Grosnick

12-01

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Transaction Analysis: Coming (Back) to America
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Bryan Grosnick and Patrick Dubuque

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On the ninth episode of DFA, Bryan, R.J., and Shawn close out the second month of baseball by reviewing those offseason transactions that shaped the start of this season. (Naturally, the Red Sox, Astros, Brewers, and Royals are all major topics of conversation.)

It's Baseball Prospectus's newest podcast: DFA! Host Bryan Grosnick (Baseball Prospectus), co-host R.J. Anderson (CBS Sports), and producer Shawn Brody (Beyond the Box Score, BP Mets) are talking about all the transactions and roster moves that make MLB go. From trades and signings to callups and disabled list stints, DFA is here to provide analysis and commentary on all things baseball.

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May 26, 2017 6:00 am

Transaction Analysis: Big City, Georgia

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Bryan Grosnick and Wilson Karaman

Atlanta ditches James Loney for Matt Adams as Freddie Freeman's replacement and the Padres mercifully put Jered Weaver on hold.

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May 25, 2017 6:00 am

Transaction Analysis: Putting the Fun in Fungible

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Doug Fister joins the rotation-starved Angels and the Mets pick up more depth than they expected to need.

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It's musical utility men, as Michael Martinez, Danny Santana, Christian Colon, and others find new homes.

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On the seventh episode of DFA, Bryan and guest co-host Zach Crizer discuss the Bradley Zimmer call-up, and the potential end of the center field carousel in Cleveland. Then it's on to the big and little moves of the past few days, including former All-Stars going down with injury and former Royals going on to new teams.

It's Baseball Prospectus's newest podcast: DFA! Host Bryan Grosnick (Baseball Prospectus), co-host R.J. Anderson (CBS Sports), and producer Shawn Brody (Beyond the Box Score, BP Mets) are talking about all the transactions and roster moves that make MLB go. From trades and signings to callups and disabled list stints, DFA is here to provide analysis and commentary on all things baseball.

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On the sixth episode of DFA, Bryan and R.J. review the fall of Blake Snell, as the Rays send him back down to Durham after a rough start to the season. Then it's on to Ian Happ and his cameo in Chicago, plus the usual run-through of all things transaction–including the Dodgers gaming the system and the closers disappearing in NYC.

It's Baseball Prospectus's newest podcast: DFA! Host Bryan Grosnick (Baseball Prospectus), co-host R.J. Anderson (CBS Sports), and producer Shawn Brody (Beyond the Box Score, BP Mets) are talking about all the transactions and roster moves that make MLB go. From trades and signings to callups and disabled list stints, DFA is here to provide analysis and commentary on all things baseball.

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On the fifth episode of DFA, Bryan and R.J. talk about the end of Ryan Howard's career, what made him an interesting player, and how history will remember the powerful slugger. Then it's on to Justin Marks and the Dodgers' "type" of pitcher, minor moves that stick with you, and a full transaction roundup.

It's Baseball Prospectus's newest podcast: DFA! Host Bryan Grosnick (Baseball Prospectus), co-host R.J. Anderson (CBS Sports), and producer Shawn Brody (Beyond the Box Score, BP Mets) are talking about all the transactions and roster moves that make MLB go. From trades and signings to callups and disabled list stints, DFA is here to provide analysis and commentary on all things baseball.

On the fifth episode of DFA, Bryan and R.J. talk about Ryan Howard's release from the Braves' Triple-A affiliate, and the (likely) end of his major-league career. (Bryan also wrote an expanded article about Howard for a Liner Notes column today!) Then R.J. brings up Justin Marks and how the Dodgers are chasing a very specific style of pitcher, and the guys reflect on some minor moves of years past that have stuck with them ... and Bryan goes a little too long on Athletics outfielder Mark Canha. Then it's off to the usual transaction roundup, where the Giants and Mariners continue to fall apart, and the Cubs may or may not be improving with the addition of Jeimer Candelario.

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What do Ryan Howard, Derek Jeter, Lou Whitaker, Dill Dickey, and Bobby Doerr have in common?

This week Ryan Howard was released by the Braves after 11 unspectacular games for their Triple-A affiliate in Gwinnett. Some might consider this an inglorious, ignominious exit for a former MVP fallen on hard performance times, but I see it differently. I see it as a man so in love with baseball that he was willing to move on from the only franchise he’d ever played for, willing to toil away in Georgia for a Triple-A affiliate of a bad team with an All-World first baseman blocking him in the big leagues. It didn’t work out, but Howard’s story has (potentially) ended with him trying to do the thing he loved, and not for money or for glory. I like that about him.

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On the fourth episode of DFA, Bryan, R.J., and Shawn discuss the Marlins and the difficulty of rebuilding a rotation from nothing at all. After that, the guys cover the Mariners' slow descent into madness, which obviously had an effect on them as well, as they spent too much time riffing on Adam Rosales.

It's Baseball Prospectus's newest podcast: DFA! Host Bryan Grosnick (Baseball Prospectus), co-host R.J. Anderson (CBS Sports), and producer Shawn Brody (Beyond the Box Score, BP Mets) are talking about all the transactions and roster moves that make MLB go. From trades and signings to callups and disabled list stints, DFA is here to provide analysis and commentary on all things baseball.

On the fourth episode of DFA, Bryan and R.J. discuss the Marlins and their rotation choices after the untimely death of staff ace Jose Fernandez. After injuries to Wei-Yin Chen and Edinson Volquez, is the team too flawed to move forward, or can their vaunted bullpen shoulder the load. Then it's on to talk about the Mariners once again, as James Paxton's injury reminds us to never love pitchers, and Mike Zunino's demotion gets the guys talking about the devaluation of pitch framing. Finally, during our batting practice segment, things get a little weird when the topic of Adam Rosales randomly comes up.

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On the third episode of DFA, Bryan and R.J. attempt to figure out which early season picher injury has hurt which club the most, talk about how the Yankees have managed to play better than expected, a Pittsburgh Pirate call-up from Single-A, and much more.

It's Baseball Prospectus's newest podcast: DFA! Host Bryan Grosnick (Baseball Prospectus), co-host R.J. Anderson (CBS Sports), and producer Shawn Brody (Beyond the Box Score, BP Mets) are talking about all the transactions and roster moves that make MLB go. From trades and signings to callups and disabled list stints, DFA is here to provide analysis and commentary on all things baseball.

On this episode, the guys rally their spirits despite a series of pitching injuries laying teams low. Cole Hamels is out for the Rangers, Corey Kluber is banged up, and even Hyun-Jin Ryu and Edinson Volquez have hit the 10-day DL in the past three days. So which team has suffered the most from a wounded wing? Then it's onto the surprising Yankees, who don't seem to be missing a step despite the recent injury to Greg Bird. Were their offseason acquisitions instrumental in building an AL East leader, or has it just been dumb luck? Plus, Shawn serves up more minor moves, including the beginning of the Kyle Kendrick era in Boston and a High-A catcher that somehow found his way to Pittsburgh.

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On the second episode of DFA, Bryan and R.J. delve into the early wave of prospect talent coming up in Los Angeles; will Bellinger and Urias push the Dodgers to the top of the West? Also, the guys break down Oakland's Andrew Triggs and much more.

It's Baseball Prospectus's newest podcast: DFA! Host Bryan Grosnick (Baseball Prospectus), co-host R.J. Anderson (CBS Sports), and producer Shawn Brody (Beyond the Box Score, BP Mets) are talking about all the transactions and roster moves that make MLB go. From trades and signings to callups and disabled list stints, DFA is here to provide analysis and commentary on all things baseball.

On this episode, Bryan and R.J. discuss the newest additions to the Dodgers' 25-man roster: Cody Bellinger and Julio Urias. Will these top talents push the Dodgers past the surprising Diamondbacks and Rockies in the NL West, and what should we expect from these two this season? Then the guys examine a transaction in retrospect, looking at waiver-wire pickup Andrew Triggs, and how Oakland converted this reliever into a surprising starting pitching asset. Lastly, the batting prospect topics include the NL East's spate of devastating injuries (Noah Syndergaard, Adam Eaton, Yoenis Cespedes, and Aaron Nola), and a few back-of-the-bench utility infielders such as Chase d'Arnaud, Tim Beckham, and ... sigh ... Jurickson Profar.

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On the debut episode of DFA, Bryan and R.J. discuss the New York Mets and how bad they are at using the new 10-day disabled list, Jerry Dipoto giving up on Leonys Martin, and the irreplacable starting pitchers heading to the DL!

It's the debut episode of BP's newest podcast: DFA! Host Bryan Grosnick (Baseball Prospectus), co-host R.J. Anderson (CBS Sports), and producer Shawn Brody (Beyond the Box Score, BP Mets) are talking about all the transactions and roster moves that make MLB go. From trades and signings to callups and disabled list stints, DFA is here to provide analysis and commentary on all things baseball.

On the debut episode of the show, Bryan and R.J. discuss the New York Mets and how bad they are at using the new 10-day disabled list (very bad!). After that, they try to make sense of Jerry Dipoto's latest roster churn: Leonys Martin gets DFAed as the Mariners give up on him before May. And, to close it out, the guys take aim at Shawn's batting practice topics including Madison Bumgarner, Garrett Richards, Starling Marte, and ... perhaps most importantly ... the epic Ty Kelly trade.

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