In Episode 274, Jeffrey and Craig bring back coffee chat for a new season and then discuss ten mostly baseball topics.

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1. Because We’re a Mets Podcast: Jeffrey was intrigued by the sheer number of Mets pitchers debuting with new teams. Results were extremely mixed.2. Is This Heaven? No, It’s Anaheim: Craig brings us the first Tungsten Arm reference of the season. It will not be the last.

3. Minnesota Nice: Yes they traded for Jeffrey’s favorite changeup specialist, but the Twins rotation might just be out-and-out good this year.

4. It’s About the Plays You Don’t Make: Free jazz in the outfield, but #freeJazz from the outfield.

5. “Oh God, Where Are You Now? (In Pickerel Lake? Pigeon? Marquette? Mackinaw?)”: Jeffrey suggests the Tigers might be the worst team in baseball even after a somewhat lengthy discussion about the Athletics.

6. Natty Boh-no: The Orioles might have needed to a bit more with the pitching, but Craig is loving the Orioles offense so far.

7. Walking is Still Honest: Miguel Vargas is getting on base a lot, but what about the rest of the Dodgers lineup.

8. Phightin’ Its: The Phillies NL pennant defense started with a bit of a whimper in Texas.

9. The evening redness in the NL West: Dustin May makes an interesting sartorial choice

10. Sweepless in Seattle: The Mariners lineup struggled the first series of the season, will it get better from here?

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