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September 22, 2017

DFA Podcast: Ep. 32: The DFA Pads-Cast

by Bryan Grosnick, R.J. Anderson and Shawn Brody

On the 32nd episode of the DFA podcast, Bryan and R.J. take a left turn from their recent discussions about good teams to talk about a bad one: the San Diego Padres. Sure, they talk a bit about Clayton Richard's extension, but it's mainly an excuse to talk about the interesting young players on the Friars' roster and their fascinating skipper, Andy Green.

September 19, 2017

DFA Podcast: Ep. 31: We're On Fire

by Bryan Grosnick, R.J. Anderson and Shawn Brody

On the 31st episode of the DFA podcast, Bryan and R.J. had so much fun talking about the surging Indians last week, that they choose to follow the same format this week. This time, the topics du jour are the two other playoff teams: the (quiet) Washington Nationals and the (loud) Houston Astros.

September 14, 2017

DFA Podcast: Ep. 30: The Cleveland Show

by Bryan Grosnick, R.J. Anderson and Shawn Brody

On the 30th episode of the DFA podcast, Bryan and R.J. mix up the format in order to talk about Cleveland's surprising 21-game win streak and the moves and deals that brought them to this point. (Also, they argue about the respective merits of Yandy Díaz vs. Giovanny Urshela. It's a good show anyway.)

September 12, 2017

DFA Podcast: Ep. 29: A (Longer) Pirate's Life For Me

by Bryan Grosnick, R.J. Anderson and Shawn Brody

On the 29th episode of the DFA podcast, your intrepid hosts review a pair of slightly different transactions: the Pirates' extensions of Neal Huntington and Clint Hurdle. When they get back to player moves, Bryan and R.J. review Victor Robles' callup, Juan Nicasio's latest move, Jimmy Nelson's injury, and whatever the heck happened to the Royals' bullpen. (Mike Minor!)

September 6, 2017

DFA Podcast: Ep. 28: The Eye Test

by Bryan Grosnick, R.J. Anderson and Shawn Brody

On the 28th episode of the DFA podcast, Bryan and R.J. go over a trio of top prospect callups: Walker Buehler, Alex Verdugo, and J.P. Crawford. The guys then hit the small waiver-wire moves that took place, consider the Cardinals' process, and close things out with some talk about Nori Aoki.

September 2, 2017

DFA Podcast: Ep. 27: Justin Time!

by Bryan Grosnick, R.J. Anderson and Shawn Brody

On the 27th episode of the DFA podcast, Bryan and R.J. discuss the Tigers' flash teardown and their deals of Justin Verlander to the Astros and Justin Upton to the Angels. Plus, the other little moves that made our second deadline so exciting, including Mike Leake to the Mariners, Brandon Phillips to the Angels, and more.

August 29, 2017

DFA Podcast: Ep. 26: Always Be Clobbering (Baseballs)

by Bryan Grosnick, R.J. Anderson and Shawn Brody

On the 26th episode of the DFA podcast, Bryan and R.J. are talking about the two most prolific home run hitters of the past month: Rhys Hoskins and Giancarlo Stanton. Will Hoskins be Kevin Maas or Aaron Judge? (Or neither?) Will Stanton break 60 dingers? (Or 70?) Plus much, much more.

August 18, 2017

DFA Podcast: Ep. 24: A Weaver Farewell

by R.J. Anderson, Zach Crizer and Shawn Brody

On the 24th episode of the DFA podcast, R.J. and guest host Zach Crizer reflect on Jered Weaver's career and, most importantly, his impact on Jeff Sullivan's tweets. Then it's on to the moves of the past few days, including Chris Hatcher's move to Oakland and the Twins' gigantic new starting pitcher.

August 15, 2017

DFA Podcast: Ep. 23: That's Clippie!

by Bryan Grosnick, R.J. Anderson and Shawn Brody

On the 23rd episode of the DFA podcast, R.J. and Bryan need to tell you about Tyler Clippard and the Astros' bullpen. (Not great for a World Series contender.) And is Neil Walker the missing piece for Milwaukee's Wild Card run? (Probably not!) At least we have Giancarlo Stanton rumors. (Oh no!)

August 12, 2017

DFA Podcast: Ep. 22: The One About The Mets

by Bryan Grosnick, R.J. Anderson and Jarrett Seidler

On the 22nd episode of the DFA podcast, R.J. and Bryan are joined by BP's Jarrett Seidler to talk about the biggest post-deadline deal (Jay Bruce to the Indians), the callups of Dominic Smith and Amed Rosario, and ... whatever the Mets' plan is for 2018!

August 9, 2017

DFA Podcast: Ep. 21: The Deadline Was Just A Suggestion

by Bryan Grosnick, R.J. Anderson and Shawn Brody

On the 21th episode of the DFA podcast, R.J. rejoins the show to talk about some of the deadline deals, including the red-hot Tim Beckham's move to Baltimore and the Yu Darvish blockbuster. Then it's on to the Mariners (where Jerry Dipoto snagged another first baseman) and the regular league-wide roundup.

July 30, 2017

DFA Podcast: Ep. 19: Who Are Yu (Going To Be Traded To)?

by Bryan Grosnick, R.J. Anderson and Shawn Brody

On the 19th episode of the DFA podcast, Bryan and R.J. hit the big questions, both literally and figuratively. Did the Mets get enough in return for man-mountain Lucas Duda? And where is Rangers ace Yu Darvish going to pitch in August? All that and much more!

July 27, 2017

DFA Podcast: Ep. 18: Royal Buyers

by Bryan Grosnick, R.J. Anderson and Shawn Brody

On the 18th episode of the DFA podcast, it's time to talk about all those medium-sized deals that are part and parcel of deadline season. The Padres and Royals swap intriguing pitchers, Jaime Garcia (finally) heads to Minnesota, and the Red Sox add two third basemen: one from within and one from without.

July 1, 2017

DFA Podcast: Ep. 15: R.J. Wants To Hunt Ghosts With Jon Gray

by Bryan Grosnick, R.J. Anderson and Shawn Brody

On the 15th episode of the DFA Podcast, R.J. and Bryan spend some time talking about Miguel Montero's ouster from the defending champs, and what the Cubs should do to fill their backup catcher void. Then it's on to young player injuries (Trea Turner, Dustin Fowler) and R.J.'s quest to hunt the paranormal with Rockies hurler Jon Gray.

June 29, 2017

DFA Podcast: Ep. 14: A Trade! We Have A Trade!

by Bryan Grosnick, R.J. Anderson and Shawn Brody

On the 14th episode of the DFA Podcast, the guys officially open up trade deadline season by reviewing the Adeiny Hechavarria acquisition by Tampa Bay. Then it's bad news on young stars Kyle Schwarber and Julio Urias, and happy returns for Felix Hernandez and Wilson Ramos.

June 21, 2017

DFA Podcast: Ep. 13: Pure Speculation

by Bryan Grosnick, R.J. Anderson and Shawn Brody

On the (unlucky) 13th episode of DFA, R.J. and Bryan consider the popularity of baseball trade rumors while speculating on the deadline. Plus, the guys go over all the recent moves, including Trevor Plouffe, Gleyber Torres, Neftali Feliz, and Tyson Ross.

June 16, 2017

DFA Podcast: Ep. 12: Somethin' Brewin'

by R.J. Anderson, Zach Crizer and Shawn Brody

On the 12th episode of DFA, Zach Crizer's back to join R.J. in talking about the National League Central ... which of course means discussing the Brewers and their new load of upcoming talent.

May 31, 2017

DFA Podcast: Ep. 10: West Coast Bias

by Bryan Grosnick, R.J. Anderson and Shawn Brody

On the 10th episode of DFA, Bryan and R.J. reflect on the downgrade in Anaheim from Mike Trout to Eric Young Jr. Across Los Angeles, Brandon Morrow returns to the Dodgers' bullpen, and the guys marvel over the players they didn't know were still in the league. Plus much, much more!

May 26, 2017

DFA Podcast: Ep. 9: Mullin' Moves

by Bryan Grosnick, R.J. Anderson and Shawn Brody

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.)

May 24, 2017

DFA Podcast: Ep. 8: Veteran Pitchers and the Art of Aging

by R.J. Anderson, Meg Rowley and Shawn Brody

On the eighth episode of DFA, R.J. gets his revenge and kicks Bryan to the curb in favor of BP's Meg Rowley. They discuss the Cardinals trading Matt Adams to the Braves, the Angels signing Doug Fister, and of course a little Mariners talk. Plus much, much more!

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