Short Relief continues its five-day mission to open your hearts to the underloved in baseball.
Baseball with some of the sliders turned all the way down, and thoughts on a pile of dirt.
Jason decries a lack of classification when it comes to baserunning, Nathan offers reviews of Todd Frazier’s swing, and Matt considers the epic qualities of Mike Trout.
Stories about the logistics of the ballplayer, and a power ranking.
A 36-year-old starter debuts, eight things don’t happen in the Home Run Derby, and Leonys Martin is a mason jar full of old rubber bands.
Matt has a strong video game take, Sam re-evaluates an apparently meaningless home run, and Nathan pauses for breath.
Nathan on waiting for spring, Patrick on an unexpected bonus of replay, and David on going to SABR.
Jason shares the wealth, Matt shares the fate of an old friend, and Nathan reviews Baseball Highlights 2045.
Patrick supplies a scouting profile for a player your team will draft today, and Nathan leaks the track listing for an indie-rock album about the Pittsburgh Pirates.
Zack uses the Cubs as an example of how it isn’t always getting better, Nathan uses Jean Segura for a hint that it is, while Martin discovers the origins of modern hitting philosophy.
Patrick writes about the worst trade he ever made, Jason finds the positive aspect of being a baseball star, and Nathan recounts the fight that should have ended all fights.
Jason breaks down a baseball player’s roast, Patrick attends a kid’s friend’s birthday party, and Nathan enjoys some slow radio airtime.
Four stories of how a baseball game started, and to stories about how they ended for Ryan Howard and Jeremy Guthrie.
Nathan retitles those who have been improperly named; Jeffrey distills that old LeBlanc magic, and Jason tells the story of a man west of a house.
Joe Nuxhall approaches the biggest game of his year, and the Oakland Athletics dabble in the forbidden arts to win a championship.
A cat who walked through stadiums, the philosophy of failure in the postgame clubhouse, a Cincinnati Red-based mantra, and the hacking of baseball.