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After an undesired one week layoff, Jason and I return with all sorts of stuff.  We have email, we have draft talk, we have Manny Banuelos talk and we have Adam Rubin from ESPN New York explaining the financial pickle that the Mets find themselves in. And of course, we have music, we have beverages, and we have arguments about Wal-Mart. Viva la Revolución my good people.

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 41: "Say Orange Back And Forth"

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Table Of Contents

0:00 Intro, Agenda Review (We're Back)
 
3:20 Housekeeping: Email, Twitter, Facebook and all that stuff
 
5:23 Email
  • The emergence of the cutter
  • The beauty of tracking seasons
  • Hypothetical prospect: 80 hit, 20 power
  • The beauty of the score keeping
  • Talking about Indianapolis
  • More adventures in abandoned apartments
  • One more 20-to-80 lecture
  • Tottenham!
29:27 Chuck Greenberg and the Rangers
 
36:21 Early 2011 Draft talk and Jason's look at Gerrit Cole
 
57:00 The Yankees, Manny Banuelos, and hype vs. logic
 
1:07:53 Special Guest Adam Rubin (@adamrubinespn) of ESPN NY on the mess that is the Mets
  • A primer on the financial problems
  • Did the Wilpon's know what was going on with Madoff?
  • The lawsuit and the loans, and who gets them?
  • Selling a chunk of the team
  • Where does this all end?
  • How does this effect the team's spending in free agency and the draft?
  • But wait! There's crimes too!
1:25:20 A modest proposal on how your fantasy league can help Japan
 
1:27:00 Musical Guest: IfIHadAHiFi (@ifihadahifi)
 
1:28:15 What Are You Drinking with bonus iPad and Walmart tales
 
1:35:08 The week ahead, but also more beverages

Music is by IfIHadAHiFi, all rights reserved.

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mattymatty2000
3/18
An hour and forty minutes?!? Slackers! Seriously, thanks for the great work, gentlemen.
mtr464
3/18
"I can't stand people, I don't want them anywhere near me" Now I realize why I love Jason, I say that daily. Well, that and the amazing articles.
rawagman
3/18
awesome, if short episode. Kevin - can you post the link for that scorebook you were discussing during the emails? Very intriguing, but was driving at the time, couldn't write it down. Thanks!