Episode 65: Winning Season

May 4, 2017

With the D-backs fighting with the Nationals and Rockies for the NL's best record, the guys talk through meeting expectations, surprises, and what's to come.

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Episode 64: Spring Roster Questions

February 19, 2017

The guys return to talk about a D-backs roster very much in flux, with questions for the roster and when to expect answers.

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Episode 63: The Hazen Regime and a Catching Manifestation

December 15, 2016

The guys get back to talking baseball in the brave new GM Mike Hazen world. They talk about the new front office's mandate, new reliance on advanced statistics, and the Dan Haren hiring. In the wake of the surprising release of "non-tender Beef" and signing of Jeff Mathis, they look at the front office through a catching lens, and speculate on what's to come.

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Episode 62: Catching Up: Saber Seminar, July Transactions

August 17, 2016

The guys break their silence to talk through Saber Seminar and recent games, as well as the July trades of Brad Ziegler and Tyler Clippard and the recent release of Josh Collmenter.

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Episode 61: Chip Hale, Managing Pitchers

June 17, 2016

After a delay in recording, the boys battle a noisy construction crew and some technical issue to discuss Jeff's batting practice session with the Hillsboro Hops, recent outings by Zack Greinke and Archie Bradley, Chip Hale's leash on his starting staff, and whether the Diamondbacks should be buyers or sellers at the trade deadline thanks to a listener question by Bob (@coldblueAZ). 

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Episode 60: BABIP; Lamb; Being Right and Oh So Wrong

May 21, 2016

The guys talk through whether BABIP has outlived its usefulness, the rise of one Jake "Rake Man" Lamb, surprising performances from Jean Segura, Chris Herrmann and Rubby De La Rosa. Oh, and a prank on a new writer.

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Episode 59: Goldy Struggles; Does 12-17 Mean Looking to 2017?

May 5, 2016

Shortly after Jeff's piece was praised on the D-backs TV broadcast, the guys talk about Goldy's batted balls to this point in the season and whether it's time to start worrying. They use Twitter questions from @EdwardFShore, @JoeCB91, @GeorgeBissell, and even OJ "Underscore" Carrasco to talk through Lamb sitting so often against lefties, the rise of Rubby De La Rosa and his slider, the pitching carousel, and the team's 12-17 record. They finish by wondering: is it time to start treating 2017 as about as important as 2016?

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Episode 58: A Show About Nothing

April 25, 2016

The guys started out talking about the D-backs' roster moves, but soon slide into a Real Baseball Conversation ranging all over the place. Listen all the way through to the end, when Ryan's mic cuts off -- we really do have fun.

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Episode 57: The First Two Weeks of the Season

April 17, 2016

With the D-backs at 4-8 to start the season, the guys talk throw the team's pitching woes, Chip Hale's bullpen usage, Nick Ahmed's hot start and the approach of Yasmany Tomas.

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Episode 56: Pollock Paradise Lost; Opening Day Roster Decisions; Standings Predictions

April 3, 2016

On the eve of the D-backs' 2016 season, the guys wrestle with the loss of A.J. Pollock and what that means for the team. They work through the team's final roster decisions, including the decisions to keep Brandon Drury, Chriss Herrmann, Socrates Brito, and Rickie Weeks. Finally, they talk through their expectations for MLB division winners and where the D-backs could end up by the end of the year.

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