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Baseballholics Anonymous Podcast by Doug Thorburn

Baseballholics Anonymous Podcast

by Doug Thorburn

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A baseball podcast that covers everything from scouting and mechanics to stats and fantasy baseball, everything is on the table. A podcast for those who are addicted to the game, by those who are addicted to the game. With hosts Doug Thorburn and Sammy Reid.


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Baseballholics Anonymous Ep 70: Josh Donaldson Getting RIP'd


Wed, Apr 19, 2017


The Mound

  

1st Base (~4:15)

  • News

  • J. Gray
  • Blisters
  • JD
  • Closer gigs

 

2nd Base (~31:00)

 

3rd Base (~53:15)

Game: Who Done It?

Doug visiting, Sammy home 

 

 

Home (~1:11:00) 

  • The Problems with Evaluating Pitch Command

 

 

Music by The Ghost Notes:

Intro – Hold On

Outro – Never Seems Right

 

Break Music by PBR Streetgang



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Baseballholics Anonymous Ep 69: We Need to Stop Drinking the Same Kool-Aid


Thu, Mar 30, 2017


The Mound

  

 

The Season Preview Episode

 

1st Base (~6:15)

  • Predicting the Playoffs

 

2nd Base (~29:30)

  • Predicting the Awards
    • RotY
    • CY
    • MVP

 

 3rd Base (~1:06:30)

Game: Occam's Razor

 

Home (~1:22:15) 

  • BAn Listener Auction review, Trials and Tribulations

 

 

Music by The Ghost Notes:

Intro – Hold On

Outro – Never Seems Right

 

Break Music by PBR Streetgang



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Baseballholics Anonymous Ep 68: Single-Edged Sword, Fantasy Preview


Wed, Mar 22, 2017


The Mound

  

 

The All-Fantasy Episode

 

1st Base (~10:30)

  • Fantasy Draft Strategies, Approaches and Preparation

 

2nd Base (~36:00)

  • Individual Player Predictions:
    • Breakouts
    • Bargains
    • Busts

 

 3rd Base (~1:27:15)

Game: Fantasy Over/Under

 

Home (~1:47:45) 

  • Keeper and Dynasty Leagues

 

 

Music by The Ghost Notes:

Intro – Hold On

Outro – Never Seems Right

 

Break Music by PBR Streetgang



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Baseballholics Anonymous Ep 67: I Call Him Thug Doorburn


Tue, Mar 07, 2017


The Mound

  

 

Baseballholics fantasy auction league - email to join!

 

 

1st Base (~2:45)

  • News

  • David Price Injury

  • The Price Rule

  • The Capps Rule

  • Simpler Stras

 

2nd Base (~28:30)

  • Division Previews: NL East

 

 3rd Base (~55:30)

Game: Tie Breakout

Sammy visiting, Doug home 

 

 

Home (~1:09:00) 

  • Division Previews: AL East

 

 

Music by The Ghost Notes:

Intro – Hold On

Outro – Never Seems Right

 

Break Music by PBR Streetgang



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Baseballholics Anonymous Ep 66: Kicked 11 Other Grown Men Right in the Jock


Tue, Feb 28, 2017


The Mound

  

 

Baseballholics fantasy auction league - email to join!

 

 

1st Base (~4:30)

  • Division Previews: NL West

 

2nd Base (~37:15)

  • BARF League draft recap
  • 12 team roto, OBP/HR/RBI/R/SB QS/ERA/WHIP/K/Sv
  • 2 C, 1B, 2B, 3B, SS, CI, MI, 5 OF, UT, 9 P, 5 bench
  • Here's the draft results

 

 3rd Base (~1:04:30)

Game: Who Done It?

Doug visiting, Sammy home 

 

 

Home (~1:19:30) 

  • Division Previews: AL West

 

 

Music by The Ghost Notes:

Intro – Hold On

Outro – Never Seems Right

 

Break Music by PBR Streetgang



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Baseballholics Anonymous Ep 65: Programmed PECOTA Shade


Fri, Feb 17, 2017


The Mound

  

 

Baseballholics fantasy auction league - email to join!

 

 

1st Base (~6:15)

  • Division Previews: NL Central

 

2nd Base (~38:30)

  • Extract
  • Sam: Jonathan Villar
  • Doug: Carlos Rodon  (47:00)

 

 3rd Base (~56:15)

Game: Whose Line Is It Anyway?

Sammy visiting, Doug home 

 

 

Home (~1:12:15) 

  • Division Previews: AL Central

 

 

Music by The Ghost Notes:

Intro – Hold On

Outro – Never Seems Right

 

Break Music by PBR Streetgang



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Baseballholics Anonymous Ep 64: A Niche in a Cottage


Sun, Jan 29, 2017


The Mound

  

1st Base (~3:30)

  • News

  • Yordano V, A.Marte
  • Trumbo
  • Bautista
  • Mr. Anderson
  • Forsythe for De Leon
  • G. Holland

 

2nd Base (~32:00)

 

 3rd Base (~53:00)

Game: The Wonder Years

Doug visiting, Sammy home 

 

 

Home (~1:07:45) 

  • Free Labor in Baseball

 

 

Music by The Ghost Notes:

Intro – Hold On

Outro – Never Seems Right

 

Break Music by PBR Streetgang



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Baseballholics Anonymous Ep 63: If It Doesn't Go Over Well in Canada, it's Not Going Over Well Anywhere


Sun, Jan 22, 2017


The Mound

  • Twitter: @SammyReidFI, @doug_thorburn

  • email: Baseballholics@gmail.com

  • (This Ep was recorded on 1/15/17, but technical difficulties delayed posting until now. Yes, we're aware that Bautista and Trumbo are no longer free agents!)

  

1st Base (~5:00)

  • Busy Mariners

  • A's go dumpster-diving
  • Myers extension
  • Cincy bullpen

 

2nd Base (~21:15)

  • Extract
  • Sam: Jose Bautista
  • Doug: Carlos Martinez

 

 3rd Base (~41:45)

Game: Read Between the Lies

 

 

Home (~1:00:00) 

  • Ask a Pitching Guy
  • NPA background
  • Pick an 80 tool
  • Stopwatches

 

 

Music by The Ghost Notes:

Intro – Hold On

Outro – Never Seems Right

 

Break Music by PBR Streetgang



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Baseballholics Anonymous Ep 62: Pure Psychological Torture


Sun, Jan 01, 2017


The Mound

  

1st Base (~4:30)

  • Warming by the hot stove, offseason trades

 

2nd Base (~31:45)

  • Warming by the hot stove, offseason signings

 

 

3rd Base (~1:14:15)

Game: Round Robin

1. Whose Line Is It Anyway?

2. Read Between the Lies

3. Who Done It?

4. The Wonder Years

5. Tie Breakout

 

 

Home (~1:41:15) 

  • The new Collective Bargaining Agreement

 

 

Music by The Ghost Notes:

Intro – Hold On

Outro – Never Seems Right

 

Break Music by PBR Streetgang



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Baseballholics Anonymous Ep 61: No Doubt Oppo Taco


Sat, Nov 12, 2016


The Mound

  • Twitter: @SammyReidFI, @doug_thorburn

  • email: Baseballholics@gmail.com

  •  

    Extended Intro: Remembering the 2016 World Series 

  

1st Base (~12:15)

  • Awards, thoughts on finalists

  • MVPs
  • CYs
  • RotYs

 

2nd Base (~42:00)

  • Best of Extract from 2016 season
  • Trevor Story
  • Danny Duffy (~47:15)

 

 3rd Base (~57:15)

Game: Over/Under

 

 

Home (~1:16:15) 

  • Our trek to Arizona

 

 

Music by The Ghost Notes:

Intro – Hold On

Outro – Never Seems Right

 

Break Music by PBR Streetgang



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Baseballholics Anonymous Ep 60: Big Kahuna Burger


Tue, Oct 25, 2016


The Mound

  

1st Base (~3:15)

  • ALCS

  • NLCS
  • World Series Preview

 

2nd Base (~45:15)

 

 

3rd Base (~1:07:00)

Game: Who Done It?

 

 

Home (~1:22:00) 

 

 

Music by The Ghost Notes:

Intro – Hold On

Outro – Never Seems Right

 

Break Music by PBR Streetgang



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Baseballholics Anonymous Ep 59: What Did You Think was Gonna Happen?


Thu, Oct 13, 2016


The Mound

  

1st Base (~1:30)

  • NL Playoffs

  • Wild Card
  • NLDS, CHC vs. SF
  • NLDS, LAD vs. WAS

 

2nd Base (~36:30)

  • Extract
  • Doug: Marcus Stroman
  • Sam: Addison Russell (~45:30)

 

 

3rd Base (~53:30)

Game: Whose Line Is It Anyway?

 

 

Home (~1:10:15) 

  • AL Playoffs
  • AL Wild Card
  • ALDS, TEX vs. TOR
  • ALDS, BOS vs. CLE

 

 

Music by The Ghost Notes:

Intro – Hold On

Outro – Never Seems Right

 

Break Music by PBR Streetgang



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Baseballholics Anonymous Ep 58: The Most Interesting Man in the World


Tue, Sep 27, 2016


 

The Most Interesting Man in the World: An Ode to Fern

 

The Mound

1st Base (~1:15)

  • News

  • Jose Fernandez

 

2nd Base (~13:15)

  • Extract
  • Fern

 

 

3rd Base (~29:45)

Game: Read Between the Lies: Fern Edition

 

 

Home (~45:30) 

  • Our favorite moments of Jose Fernandez 

 

 

Thanks for all of the joy that you brought to Baseballholics everywhere, Fern. You will be dearly missed, but never forgotten.

 

 

Music by The Ghost Notes:

Intro – Hold On

Outro – Never Seems Right

 

Break Music by PBR Streetgang



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Baseballholics Anonymous Ep 57: He Found the Cheat Code


Sun, Sep 18, 2016


The Mound

  

1st Base (~3:45)

  • News

  • Stras
  • DeGrom
  • Carrasco
  • R. Hill
  • Preller and the Pads
  • J. Gray

 

2nd Base (~34:00)

  • Extract
  • Doug: Ivan Nova
  • Sam: Brian Dozier (~41:30)

 

 

3rd Base (~52:15)

Game: Tie Breakout

 

 

Home (~1:05:15) 

  • Homers going up, SP outings getting shorter
  • What does it mean?
  • Base on this article by Neil Weinberg 

 

 

Music by The Ghost Notes:

Intro – Hold On

Outro – Never Seems Right

 

Break Music by PBR Streetgang



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Baseballholics Anonymous Ep 56: I Knew He Was a Scrub When We Traded for Him


Thu, Sep 01, 2016


The Mound

  

1st Base (~3:45)

  • News

  • Moncada
  • Gyorko
  • Trea
  • Kersh
  • Gurriel

 

2nd Base (~22:45)

  • Extract
  • Doug: Kyle Hendricks
  • Sam: Jason Heyward

 

 

3rd Base (~43:15)

Game: Order Up

(new game)

 

Home (~58:30) 

  • A look at the standings: the playoff-bound picture heading into the final month 

 

 

Music by The Ghost Notes:

Intro – Hold On

Outro – Never Seems Right

 

Break Music by PBR Streetgang



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Baseballholics Anonymous Ep 55: Ask Danny Salazar


Thu, Aug 25, 2016


The Mound

  

1st Base (~3:15)

  • News

  • Stras
  • Thor
  • Aa. Sanchez
  • Ga. Sanchez
  • Boom goes the Addison

 

2nd Base (~25:15)

  • Extract
  • Sam: Andrew McCutchen
  • Doug: Jameson Taillon

 

 

3rd Base (~43:45)

Game: Who Done It?

 

 

Home (~1:05:00) 

  • Changing the Game 

 

 

Music by The Ghost Notes:

Intro – Hold On

Outro – Never Seems Right

 

Break Music by PBR Streetgang



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Baseballholics Anonymous Ep 54: If You Hit 50 Yabos, You Got Gold Gloves


Tue, Aug 16, 2016


The Mound

  

1st Base (~3:15)

  • News

  • Stanton out for year
  • ARod retires
  • Prince retires
  • Yankee Rooks
  • Gomez DFA'd

 

2nd Base (~23:15)

  • Extract
  • Sam: Jake Lamb
  • Doug: Joe Musgrove

 

 

3rd Base (~41:30)

Game: Read Between the Lies

 

 

Home (~1:01:45) 

  • How to pick pitchers in DFS

 

 

Music by The Ghost Notes:

Intro – Hold On

Outro – Never Seems Right

 

Break Music by PBR Streetgang



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Baseballholics Anonymous Ep 53: I Could See Billy Beane Firing Himself


Sat, Aug 06, 2016


The Mound

  

1st Base (~1:45)

  • Aftermath of Trade Deadline 2016

 

2nd Base (~39:45)

  • Extract
  • Sam: Francisco Lindor
  • Doug: Danny Duffy

 

 

3rd Base (~57:00)

Game: The Wonder Years

 

 

Home (~1:11:30) 

  • Pitching to Contact

 

 

Music by The Ghost Notes:

Intro – Hold On

Outro –Never Seems Right

 

Break Music by PBR Streetgang



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Baseballholics Anonymous Ep 52: I Drive a Mustang, He Rides a Mustang


Fri, Jul 29, 2016


The Mound

  

1st Base (~3:45)

  • News

  • Chapman Trade

  • Pomeranz Trade
  • The Callups: Bregman and Dahl
  • Jon Gray and Chris Archer
  • Chris Scissorhands

 

2nd Base (~23:00)

  • Extract
  • Sam: Jose Abreu
  • Doug: Sean Manaea

 

 

3rd Base (~35:00)

Game: Whose Line Is It Anyway?

 

 

Home (~1:01:15) 

  • Trade Deadline: Buyers and Sellers

 

 

Music by The Ghost Notes:

Intro – Hold On

Outro –Never Seems Right

 

Break Music by PBR Streetgang



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Baseballholics Anonymous Ep 51: The Dark Knightmare


Sat, Jul 16, 2016


The Mound

  

1st Base (~5:00)

  • News

  • Kershaw

  • Harvey
  • Kang
  • Debuts of Giolito, Taillon, Glasnow

 

2nd Base (~28:15)

  • Extract
  • Doug: Julio Urias
  • Sam: Eduardo Nunez

 

Interlude: Arrieta (~48:00)

 

3rd Base (~52:00)

Game: Over/Under

 

 

Home (~1:19:15) 

  • Occam's Razor, sharp and dull
  • Preseason prediction revisited

 

 

Music by The Ghost Notes:

Intro – Hold On

Outro –Never Seems Right

 

Break Music by PBR Streetgang



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Baseballholics Anonymous Ep 50: Six Feet of Quivering Jello


Sun, Jun 05, 2016


The Mound

  

1st Base (~5:45)

  • News

  • Urias

  • Yu back
  • Ejecting Thor
  • Mookie
  • Moustakas

 

2nd Base (~25:00)

  • Extract
  • Doug: Michael Fulmer
  • Sam: Carlos Gomez

 

3rd Base (~40:30)

Game: Tie Breakout

 

 

Home (~55:00) 

  • The New Strike Zone
  • Robot Umps Revisited

 

 

Music by The Ghost Notes:

Intro – Hold On

Outro –Never Seems Right

 

Break Music by PBR Streetgang



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Baseballholics Anonymous Ep 49: Imagine if the Royals Got $3000 Apiece to Grow Mohawks


Sun, May 22, 2016


The Mound

  

1st Base (~1:15)

  • News

  • The Brawl

  • Stras Inks with Nats
  • Twins Prospects
  • Kershaw
  • Sonny Gray

 

2nd Base (~34:15)

  • Extract
  • Doug: Jon Gray
  • Sam: Anthony Rendon

 

3rd Base (~54:15)

Game: Read Between the Lies

 

 

Home (~1:19:00) 

  • Two Baseballholics Sofa-scouting Harvey-Strasburg

 

 

Music by The Ghost Notes:

Intro – Hold On

Outro –Never Seems Right

 

Break Music by PBR Streetgang



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Baseballholics Anonymous Ep 48: I Have No Problems with Funk in a Vacuum


Wed, May 11, 2016


The Mound

  

1st Base (~2:30)

  • News

  • Cubs

  • Richards
  • 80 G for Dee G
  • The Kang Show is back on the air
  • Ay Papi!

 

2nd Base (~30:00)

  • Extract
  • Doug: Jose Berrios
  • Sam: Daniel Murphy

 

3rd Base (~48:00)

Game: Over/Under

  • Altuve
  • Harper
  • Prince
  • Votto
  • Wainwright
  • Arrieta
  • Nola
  • Velasquez

 

 

Home (~1:17:30) 

  • The evolution of DFS, how and why it's a different game in 2016

 

 

Music by The Ghost Notes:

Intro – Hold On

Outro –Never Seems Right

 

Break Music by PBR Streetgang



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Baseballholics Anonymous Ep 47: Friendly Confines My Ass


Tue, Apr 26, 2016


The Mound

  

1st Base (~1:45)

  • News

  • Carrasco

  • Arrieta
  • Harper
  • Stras
  • Rasmus
  • Wainwrong

 

2nd Base (~25:15)

  • Extract
  • Doug: Matt Harvey
  • Sam: Tyler White

 

3rd Base (~44:30)

Game: Who Done It?  

 

 

Home (~1:08:45) 

  • A Trek Through the Standings

 

 

Music by The Ghost Notes:

Intro – Hold On

Outro –Never Seems Right


Break Music by PBR Streetgang



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Baseballholics Anonymous Ep 46: Correa Shoulda Gone Higher


Mon, Apr 11, 2016


The Mound

  

1st Base (~3:30)

  • News

  • Kersh vs. Bum

  • Schwarber

  • Mazara
  • Correa
  • Orioles
  • Greinke
  • Giles
  • Story...

 

2nd Base (~43:30)

  • Extract
  • Sam: Trevor Story
  • Doug: Madison Bumgarner

 

3rd Base (~1:04:00)

Game: The Wonder Years  

 

 

Home (~1:18:15) 

  • A Week's Worth of Change

 

 

Music by The Ghost Notes:

Intro – Hold On

Outro –Never Seems Right



Break Music by PBR Streetgang



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Baseballholics Anonymous Ep 45: 2016 Opening Day Extravaganza


Sun, Apr 03, 2016


The Mound

  

1st Base (~3:15)

  • Predicting the Standings

 

2nd Base (~52:00)

  • Predicting the Awards

 

3rd Base (~1:17:30)

Game: Occam's Razor 

  • Predicting outcomes 

 

Home (~1:35:45) 

  • Reviewing the BAn fantasy auction

 

 

Music by The Ghost Notes:

Intro – Hold On

Outro –Never Seems Right



Break Music by PBR Streetgang



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Baseballholics Anonymous Ep 44: The Phil Hellmuth of MLB


Sat, Mar 26, 2016


The Mound

  

1st Base (~3:15)

 

2nd Base (~19:00)

  • Extract
    • Taijuan Walker
    • Marcell Ozuna

 

3rd Base (~35:00)

Game: Whose Line Is It Anyway? 

  • brought to you by PECOTA

 

 

Home (~57:00) 

  • Celebrations, Unwritten Rules, Old School vs. New School

 

 

Music by The Ghost Notes:

Intro – Hold On

Outro –Never Seems Right



Break Music by PBR Streetgang



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Baseballholics Anonymous Ep 43: A Dumbass Who Throws Hard (Fantasy Preview)


Thu, Mar 10, 2016


The Mound

  

1st Base (~3:00)

  • Draft Strategies

 

2nd Base (~31:15)

  • Breakouts, Bargains and Busts
    • We each give 3 players for each of 3 categories.
    • Breakouts - top players who could ascend to elite status
    • Bargains - lower-ranked players who should return value higher than their ADP
    • Busts - top players who will fail to live up to the hype in 2016

 

3rd Base (~1:04:15)

Game: Fantasy Pop Quiz

  - We each choose three questions to ask the other, painting various scenarios on fantasy draft day 

 

Home (~1:27:30) 

 

 

Music by The Ghost Notes:

Intro – Hold On

Outro –Never Seems Right



Break Music by PBR Streetgang



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Baseballholics Anonymous Ep 42: Drinking the Even-Year Kool-Aid


Fri, Mar 04, 2016


The Mound

 

***The Baseballholics Anonymous Fantasy Auction League has arrived!***

We've turned entry into a game this year, so if interested then please follow these instructions.

[those who submit an entry MUST be able to participate in the auction, scheduled for Sunday, March 27, at 5:30 PT / 8:30 ET]

There are 12 spots available for the 15-team league. To enter, send us an email at baseballholics@gmail.com, with the following items in the body of the email:

1. Answer the following: Which game has been played the most times on Baseballholics?

A. Occam's Razor

B. Read Between the Lies

C. Who Done It?

D. The Wonder Years

 

2. Review the show on iTunes, then copy+paste your review into the email. It's shameless promotion, we know. (if you have reviewed us already in the past, then please copy+paste the og review)

 

3. Tell us a BRIEF summary of your Baseballholism, and why you would be a good fit for our baseball addiction group.

 

We can't wait for year two- who's in?

 

 

1st Base (~6:00)

  • News

    • Gallardo
    • Fowler
    • Rollins
    • Desmond
    • Coghlan trade
    • K. Davis trade

 

2nd Base (~32:15)

  • Offseason Extract
    • S: Ian Desmond
    • D: Carlos Rodon

 

3rd Base (~47:45)

Game: Tie Breakout

 

 

Home (~58:30) 

  • Best Bets
    • Over/Under lines
    • World Series Odds

 

 

Music by The Ghost Notes:

Intro – Hold On

Outro –Never Seems Right



Break Music by PBR Streetgang



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Baseballholics Anonymous Ep 41: Gracie Was a Big-Time Smoker


Tue, Feb 23, 2016


The Mound

  

 

***The Baseballholics Anonymous Fantasy Auction League has arrived!***

We've turned entry into a game this year, so if interested then please follow these instructions.

[those who submit an entry MUST be able to participate in the auction, scheduled for Sunday, March 27, at 5:30 PT / 8:30 ET]

There are 12 spots available for the 15-team league. To enter, send us an email at baseballholics@gmail.com, with the following items in the body of the email:

1. Answer the following: Which game has been played the most times on Baseballholics?

A. Occam's Razor

B. Read Between the Lies

C. Who Done It?

D. The Wonder Years

 

2. Review the show on iTunes, then copy+paste your review into the email. It's shameless promotion, we know. (if you have reviewed us already in the past, then please copy+paste the og review)

 

3. Tell us a BRIEF summary of your Baseballholism, and why you would be a good fit for our baseball addiction group.

 

We can't wait for year two- who's in?

 

 

 

1st Base (~9:00)

  • Talking LABR mixed with Bret Sayre

 

2nd Base (~47:00)

  • Offseason Extract
    • D: Felix Hernandez
    • S: Eric Hosmer

 

3rd Base (~1:02:45)

Game: Read Between the Lies

  • 2008
  • Pete Rose
  • Awards for Decades
  • Mickey Tettleton
  • Greg Maddux
  • Tony Phillips
  • 1984
  • R.A. Dickey
  • Babe Ruth
  • Cy Young

 

 

Home (~1:26:00) 

  • Baseball Prospectus 2k16 in stores and on doorsteps
  • Projections, new stats, comments
  • Disagree with the Angels or Orioles comments? - Yell at Doug

 

 

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Intro – Hold On

Outro –Never Seems Right



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Baseballholics Anonymous Ep 40: It's 'R&D' not 'R or D'


Sun, Feb 14, 2016


The Mound

  

1st Base (~3:30)

  • Signings & Trades

    • Gallardo
    • Fister
    • Kendrick
    • Latos
    • Rodney
    • Clippard
    • Dickerson-McGee
    • Segura/Wagner-Hill/Diaz/Anderson
  • Slide Rule

 

2nd Base (~47:15)

  • Offseason Extract
    • D: Raisel Iglesias
    • S: Randal Grichuk and Stephen Piscotty

 

3rd Base (~1:08:30)

Game: Whose Line Is It Anyway?

  - new and improved!? 

 

Home (~1:31:00) 

  • Baseball Prospectus Mock Draft

 

 

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Baseballholics Anonymous Ep 39: Failure Cocktail


Wed, Jan 27, 2016


The Mound

  

1st Base (~2:00)

  • Signings

    • Upton
    • Cespedes
    • Cuban Missile Fallout
    • Parra

  

2nd Base (~28:15)

  • Offseason Extract
    • D: Justin Verlander
    • S: Jung Ho Kang

 

3rd Base (~47:45)

Game: Total Recall

  - new game, inspired by last week's title 

 

Home (~1:02:30) 

  • Reader Email
    • Keeper decisions
    • Cheap Buxton vs Pricey Stras

 

 

 

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Intro – Hold On

Outro –Never Seems Right



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Baseballholics Anonymous Ep 38: It Looks Like Total Recall


Wed, Jan 20, 2016


The Mound

  

1st Base (~4:30)

  • News

    • Arbs
      • Arrieta
      • Aroldis
      • Storen
      • Donaldson
      • Fern
    • Signs
      • Crush
      • A. Gordon
      • IPK
      • Chen
      • Maeda
      • Span
      • Napoli
    • Swaps
      • Revere for Storen

  

2nd Base (~44:45)

  • Offseason Extract
    • D: Jon Gray
    • S: Adam Eaton

 

3rd Base (~1:08:30)

Game: The Wonder Years

  

 

Home (~1:23:30) 

  • The Hall
  • Trimmed Electorate
  • Griffey-Piazza
  • Bonds-Clemens
  • Hoffman-Wagner
  • Bags-Rock
  • Brought to you by: The Soapbox

 

 

 

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Baseballholics Anonymous Ep 37: My Agent's in Aruba, What am I Supposed To Do?


Sat, Jan 02, 2016


The Mound

  

1st Base (~3:30)

  • News

    • Iwakuma (again)
    • Leake
    • D. Murphy
    • H. Alvarez
    • Jaso
    • Ottavino
    • Frazier trade
    • Aroldis trade
    • Unsigned Free Agent Extravaganza

  

2nd Base (~36:15)

  • 2015 Year In Review
    • Risers and Fallers
    • Most Improved Players
    • Did Harper pass Trout?
    • What can we learn from the Royals?
    • Most with the Least? Least with the Most?
    • Fantasy Booms and Busts

 

Stretch (~1:33:15)

  • Kazmir

 

3rd Base (~1:38:30)

Game: Who Done It?

  

 

Home (~1:56:30) 

  • The State of DFS, blackouts in NY and IL

 

 

 

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Baseballholics Anonymous Ep 36: The Evidence is Really Starting to Pile Up


Thu, Dec 17, 2015


The Mound

  

1st Base (~3:30)

  • News

    • AZ - Greinke, Shelby
    • CHC - Heyward, Lackey
    • SF - Samardzija, Cueto
    • LAD - Iwakuma
    • The other other Giles, Appel falls far from the tree
    • Walker for Niese

  

2nd Base (~31:15)

  • Off-season Extract
    • Jeff Samardzija
    • Chris Sale and Cole Hamels

 

3rd Base (~49:30)

Game: Read Between the Lies

  • Wood's gem
  • Greinke
  • 1998
  • Cueto
  • Pine Tar
  • Stew

 

  

Home (~1:09:00) 

  • Listener Email Question: Should the Rockies screw pitching?

 

 

 

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Baseballholics Anonymous Ep 35: Can't Have Lowrie and Lawrie on the Same Team


Sat, Dec 05, 2015


The Mound

  

1st Base (~2:45)

  • News

    • Price
    • Zimmermann
    • Trumbo to O's
    • A's keep shaking it up
    • Framing Conger

  

2nd Base (~27:30)

  • Off-season Extract
    • Albert Pujols
    • Jonathan Lucroy

 

3rd Base (~44:30)

NEW Game: The Wonder Years

  • Time-based trivia

 

  

Home (~1:00:00) 

  • What determines HoF eligibility. a.k.a. Why is David Eckstein on the ballot?
  • Scope of the new class
  • Brandishing the Rock

 

 

 

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Baseballholics Anonymous Ep 34: How Could You Not Like LoMo?


Fri, Nov 20, 2015


The Mound

  

1st Base (~3:15)

  • Trades

    • Kimbrel
    • Andrelton
    • Karns
  • Lynn TJS

  

2nd Base (~20:15)

  • Qualifying Offers
  • Accepted: Rasmus, B. Anderson, Wieters

 

3rd Base (~31:15)

Game: Occam's Free Agent Razor

  • Heyward
  • Zimmermann
  • Utley
  • Crush
  • Samardzija
  • J-Up

 

 

 

Home (~49:30) 

  • Baseballholics congregate at the Arizona Fall League

 

 

 

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Baseballholics Anonymous Ep 33: Full of Swagger


Thu, Nov 05, 2015


The Mound

  

1st Base (~4:30)

  • World Series Review

  

2nd Base (~30:00)

  • Awards

 

3rd Base (~1:02:00)

Game: Who Done It?

 

 

Home (~1:20:45) 

  • Celebration

 

 

 

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Outro –Never Seems Right



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Baseballholics Anonymous Ep 32: A Lot of Heart and Character and Resilience


Wed, Oct 28, 2015


The Mound

  

1st Base (~2:45)

  • NLCS Review

  

2nd Base (~22:45)

  • ALCS Review

 

3rd Base (~58:00)

Game: Whose Line Is It Anyway?

 

 

Home (~1:18:30) 

  • A Wicked Rain Delay, brought to you by FOX
  • World Series Props, through Rose-colored glasses

 

 

 

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Baseballholics Anonymous Ep 31: Look of Determination


Fri, Oct 16, 2015


The Mound

  

1st Base (~2:30)

  • Wild Cards

  • NLDS STL-CHC
  • NLDS LAD-NYM

  

2nd Base (~29:30)

  • ALDS HOU-KC
  • ALDS TEX-TOR

 

3rd Base (~1:01:30)

Game: Tie Breakout

 

 

Home (~1:15:30) 

  • Preview ALCS TOR-KC
  • Preview NLCS CHC-NYM

 

 

 

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Baseballholics Anonymous Episode 30: It Will Go On As Long As It Has To


Tue, Oct 06, 2015


The Mound

  

1st Base (~5:15)

Baseball Extract

  • Kersh's quest for 500 K

  • Beltre's head of magic
  • Buehrle's quest for 200 IP
  • Ichiro takes the mound

  

2nd Base (~48:30)

Playoff Preview

  • NL Wild Card
  • NLDS
  • AL Wild Card
  • ALDS

 

 

3rd Base (~1:31:45)

Game: Pick a Pair

 

 

 

 

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Outro –Never Seems Right



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Baseballholics Anonymous Ep 29: Shred 'Em Like an Incriminating Document


Tue, Sep 29, 2015


The Mound

  

1st Base (~4:00)

Baseball Extract

  • C. Seager

  • Stroman
  • Hill
  • Martin's Framing
  • Archer's SL

  

2nd Base (~34:45)

New Rivalries are Forming

  • Rangers-Astros
  • Cubs-Pirates
  • Blue Jays-Yankees
  • Mets-Nats

 

 

3rd Base (~57:15)

Game: Read Between the Lies

 

 

Home (~1:22:30)

Recapping the Baseballholics Anonymous Auction Fantasy League

 

 

 

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Baseballholics Anonymous Ep 28: What Does THE BAT Say?


Mon, Sep 07, 2015


The Mound

  

1st Base (~3:30)

Baseball Extract

  • Salazar

  • Hamels
  • Lucroy
  • JB Jr

  

2nd Base (~23:15)

DFS

  • Breaking down the late-season trials and tribulations of the DFS grind, and contemplating the future of DFS baseball.

 

 

3rd Base (~53:00)

Game: Whose Line is it Anyway?

 

 

Home (~1:12:15)

Most intriguing races down the stretch:

  • March to the postseason
  • Ideal World Series

 

 

 

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Baseballholics Anonymous Ep 27: A Palm Tree Could Have Overseen His Development


Thu, Aug 20, 2015


The Mound

  

1st Base (~3:00)

Baseball Extract

  • Felix

  • Polanco
  • Kang
  • Crush
  • Heaney

  

2nd Base (~29:15)

Power Tiers

  • Breaking down the top 10 teams in baseball heading into the stretch

 

 

3rd Base (~1:05:00)

Game: Occam's Razor

  • Kersh K's or ERA?
  • Price CY or JD MVP?
  • Rays In or Cubs Out?
  • Nats under .500 or Rangers over .500?
  • Trout and Angel in 2021 or Harper a Nat in 2021?
  • Who gets fired, Matt Williams or RAJ?

 

 

Home (~1:20:15)

The War on WAR, starring Buster Olney

 

 

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Outro –Never Seems Right



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Baseballholics Anonymous Ep 26: Jonathan Papelbon is the Sun


Fri, Aug 07, 2015


The Mound

  

1st Base (~3:00)

Baseball Extract

  • Severino

  • Thor
  • Jungmann
  • Heston
  • DeShields

  

2nd Base (~30:00)

Trade Analysis (Part 2)

  • Price + Revere --> TOR
  • Hamels --> TEX
  • KC
  • Latos+Wood --> LAD
  • Leake --> SF
  • Cespedes --> NYM
  • HOU
  • SD

 

3rd Base (~59:15)

Game: Tie Breakout

 

Home (~1:13:15)

Computerized Umps

 

 

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Outro –Never Seems Right



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Baseballholics Anonymous Ep 25: He's Like Cole Hamels but not as Good Looking


Thu, Jul 30, 2015


The Mound

  

1st Base (~4:45)

Baseball Extract

  • Odor

  • The Real CarGo
  • Joe Ross
  • Nola
  • Volquez

  

2nd Base (~24:45)

Trade Analysis (Part I)

  • Tulo for Reyes and Prospects
  • Cueto
  • Zobrist
  • Clippard
  • Papelbon

 

3rd Base (~43:45)

Trading Places

Breaking down theoretical trade scenarios - Real, fantasy, and keeper

 

Home (~1:16:00)

Buyers or Sellers?

  • Orioles
  • Rays
  • Tigers
  • Twins
  • Giants
  • Cubs
  • Mets

 

 

 

 

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Outro –Never Seems Right



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Baseballholics Anonymous Ep 24: Bo Knows


Sun, Jul 19, 2015


The Mound

  

1st Base (~1:00)

Baseball Extract

  • HR Derby

  • StatCast in the ASG

  

2nd Base (~15:15)

The 1st Annual Baseballholics Anonymous Mid-Season Awards

  • Breakout Bat
  • Breakout Arm
  • Nastiest Pitch
  • Top Reliever
  • DFS Darlings

 

3rd Base (~45:45)

Read Between the Lies

Telling truth or telling lies about Felix Hernandez, NL batters, the 2004 ALCS, AL hitters, and a double-dip of Bo Knows

 

Home (~1:03:45)

The Franchise Four from "our time" (1980-present), National League and American League, the top four players from each league during our generation

 

 

 

 

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Outro –Never Seems Right



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Baseballholics Anonymous Ep 23: I'm Putting Leprechaun First


Sun, Jul 12, 2015


The Mound

  

1st Base (~2:00)

Baseball Extract

  • CarMart

  • Rodon
  • deGrom
  • Betts
  • Sano

  

2nd Base (~29:45)

Half-season Outliers

  • How will these players fare in the 2nd half?
    • Pollock
    • Lind
    • L. Cain
    • Gardner
    • Joc
    • Vogt
    • Shelbias T. Miller
    • Hammel
    • Salazar & Carrasco

 

3rd Base (~1:22:15)

Order in the Court

  • Ranking three comparable players, rest of season value
    • Hammel, S. Miller, Pineda
    • Altuve, Hanley, Tulo
    • Betts, Correa, Wong
    • Liriano, Shields, Wacha
    • Franco, Seager, Turner
    • Arenado, Frazier, Machado

 

Home (~1:45:45)

Yahoo jumps into the DFS pool

 

 

 

 

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Baseballholics Anonymous Ep 22: Was It the Sideburns?


Sun, Jul 05, 2015


The Mound

  

1st Base (~1:30)

Baseball Extract

  • Big Fern

  • Cain
  • Moore
  • Matz
  • Springer

  

2nd Base (~31:00)

Mid-Season Review

  • The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly predictions made by Sammy and Doug before the season started.
  • Emphasis on standings and hardware.

 

3rd Base (~1:02:00)

Ride the Lightning

  • 30 seconds to name as many players as possible that fit the bill.
  • A.K.A. How to look like a fool for 30 seconds
  • Brought to you by Torpedo IPA

 

Home (~1:20:15)

How to Fix the All Star Game

 

 

 

 

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Intro – Hold On

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Baseballholics Anonymous Ep 21: Get Pete Rose Outta Here


Sun, Jun 28, 2015


The Mound

  

1st Base (~9:45)

Baseball Extract

  • Greinke

  • Heyward
  • Machado
  • Wong

  

2nd Base (~35:00)

Gambling

  • Pete Rose
  • Fantasy Sports for Ca$h

 

3rd Base (~57:15)

Whose Line Is It Anyway?

Multiple choice matching of Statlines - will we go to the tie-breaker once again?

 

Home (~1:15:15)

Email: the successful-yet-underwhelming stuff of the Rangers' Pitchers 

 

 

 

 

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Baseballholics Anonymous Episode 20: A Fire Hydrant That Hits Lasers


Thu, Jun 18, 2015


The Mound

  

1st Base (~4:30)

Baseball Extract

  • Cueto vs. Price

  • Pineda
  • d'Arnaud
  • Hosmer

  

2nd Base (~24:15)

The Kids Are Alright

  • A rush of prospects have been recently promoted, Super Two influence is widespread, baseball curiosity is further piqued
  • We each rank our top 5 players among those who started this season in the minors

 

3rd Base (~47:30)

Over/Under

  • B. Buxton
  • D. Gordon
  • S. Gray
  • M. Kemp
  • D. Ortiz
  • B. Burns

 

Home (~1:10:15)

Wieters Take on Tommy John

 

 

 

 

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Baseballholics Anonymous Ep 19: A Bold Strategy, Cotton


Fri, Jun 12, 2015


The Mound

  

1st Base (~1:45)

Baseball Extract

  • Venditte

  • Cano
  • Gallo
  • McCullers

  

2nd Base (~28:45)

The 2015 MLB Draft

  • Pitcher mechanical grades and breakdowns from the draft.

 

3rd Base (~54:00)

Read Between the Lies

Guess the truth about:

  • Sale
  • Scherzer
  • Upton
  • Kinsler
  • Maddux
  • Boggs

 

 

 

Home (~1:48:00)

Emails about DFS

  • Resources

  • Lineup Construction

 

 

 

 

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Baseballholics Anonymous Ep 18: Here Comes the Boomstick Right in Your Face


Fri, May 29, 2015


The Mound

    • We're back, and we brought some friends with us
    • Special Guest: Paul Sporer, @sporer
    • Twitter: @sammydacipher, @doug_thorburn

    • email: Baseballholics@gmail.com

       

  

1st Base (~2:15)

Email

  • Papi and the Sawx

  

2nd Base (~23:00)

Paul jumps aboard as we review the BAn Fantasy Auction League thus far

  • Categories, Strategies, and Draft Day Reflections
  • The competitive landscape narrows
  • Trade targets and deals already made
    • Paul brings trade offers to the table, one each for Doug and Sam
    • One of those offers gets an immediate answer

 

 

3rd Base (~1:16:00)

Pick a Pair

Paul joins in on a brand new game that is geared toward DFS. Using salaries at Draft Kings, the guys decide between two options of players who cover the same positions at the same price.

 

 

 

 Here's the DFS roster that Paul was alluding to during the episode:

SP - Matt Harvey ($10600)

SP - Miguel Gonzalez ($6700)

C - Wilin Rosario ($3100)

1B - Miguel Cabrera ($4900)

2B - Jose Altuve ($4400)

3B - Chris Davis ($4400)

SS - Marcus Semien ($3800)

OF - Bryce Harper ($5200)

OF - Ender Enciarte ($3500)

OF - Gregory Polanco ($3200)

$200 left over 

 

 

 

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Baseballholics Anonymous Ep 17: We're Nothing if not Speculators


Thu, May 14, 2015


The podcast was recorded Tuesday night, 5/12/15. Apologies for the delay in posting, and the now-outdated stats. - Cheers, DT

 

The Mound

  

1st Base (~2:30)

Baseball Extract

  • Kersh

  • Kluber
  • Hamels
  • Teheran
  • Hutchison
  • Samardzija

  

2nd Base (~32:45)

All Star Voting

  • Styles and preferences
  • Toughest calls this season
  • Who we hope to see in the game 

 

 

3rd Base (~51:45)

Whose Line Is It Anyway?

Multiple choice, match the stat line with the player

 

 

Home (~1:12:45)

Fantasy Trading Season

 

 

 

 

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Baseballholics Anonymous Ep 16: Ride the Lightning


Thu, May 07, 2015


The Mound

  

1st Base (~2:15)

Baseball Extract

  • Hedges

  • Joc
  • Smyly
  • Sale
  • Shelby
  • Altuve

  

2nd Base (~31:30)

Buy or Sell: Reviewing the first month of the season

  • Astros
  • Yankees
  • Padres
  • Cutch
  • Cruz

 

3rd Base (~49:00)

Ride the Lightning

30 seconds to name as many players as possible that fit the description

 

 

Home (~1:48:00)

Daily Fantasy Stuff

  • Strategies

  • Lineup Construction
  • Suppy and Demand

 

 

 

 

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Baseballholics Anonymous, Ep 15: A Groundball is Just a Long Bunt


Wed, Apr 29, 2015


The Mound

  

1st Base (~2:30)

Baseball Extract

  • Strasburg

  • Zimmermann
  • Wainwright
  • McCarthy
  • Myers
  • Polanco

  

2nd Base (~36:45)

Hitting Talks with Ryan Parker

 

3rd Base (~1:19:00)

Over/Under:

  • Devon Travis

  • Carlos Martinez
  • Alex Gordon
  • Eric Hosmer
  • Jimmy Paredes
  • Chris Archer

 

 

Home (~1:48:00)

Emails

  • T.J. House

  • Cueto's Balks
  • Cuban b

 

 

 

 

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Baseballholics Anonymous Ep 14: Mookie Took Over


Tue, Apr 21, 2015


The Mound

  

1st Base (~2:45)

Baseball Extract

  • Bryant

  • Taijuan
  • Tanaka
  • Archer
  • Mookie
  • Canha
  • Rizzo

  

2nd Base (~33:30)

Big bats in the Two-Spot

  • Is the No. 2 spot in the lineup changing face?

  • Donaldson, Votto, CarGo, Puig, Trout

 

3rd Base (~43:45)

Read Between the Lies

  • Dodgers

  • Greinke
  • Nellie Cruz
  • Miggy
  • Gwynn
  • Canseco
  • The wildest finish in BAn gaming history

 

 

Home (~1:07:00)

Injuries

  • The Catcher Plague

  • Busted Hammies
  • Verlander is MIA

 

 

 

 

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Baseballholics Anonymous Ep 13: Why Relievers Can't be Trusted


Tue, Apr 14, 2015


The Mound

  

1st Base (~5:00)

Baseball Extract

  • Harvey-Harper

  • Tanaka
  • House
  • Greene
  • Giancarlo-Boxberger
  • Mookie
  • Ubaldo-Bautista
  • Archie
  • JD Mart
  • Snider

  

2nd Base (~45:15)

Week 1 of Daily Fantasy

  • A new frontier

  • The game is changing
  • Handling the swings

 

 

3rd Base (~1:25:00)

Brian Wilson's Razor

  • Braves or A's?

  • Tiger Sweep or Brave Sweep?
  • Lucroy or Marlins?
  • Moustakas or Mesoraco?
    • Injury updates occurred between recording and posting
  • Kersh or Archie?
  • Iajuan or Ubaldo?

 

 

Home (~1:45:15)

Emails

  • Prehab

  • Betances

 

 

 

 

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Baseballholics Anonymous, Episode 12: Opening Day Extravaganza


Mon, Apr 06, 2015


The Mound

  

1st Base (~6:30)

Camp-breaking News

  • The Big Trade

  • Arizona Shake-up

  • Rusney running through bushes

  • Crazy Ubaldo-head

 

 

2nd Base (~25:30)

Predictions for 2015 season

  • Wild Cards

  • World Series
  • MVP
  • CY
  • RotY
  • Comeback Players

 

 

3rd Base (~1:08:30)

Occam's Razor

  • Longoria or J-Up?

  • Pompey or Bryant?
  • Felix or Price?
  • Belt or Fowler?
  • Sale or Cutch?
  • Verlander or Betts?

 

 

Home (~1:29:30)

Repeat Offenders

  • Players that we drifted towards on draft day

  • Players where we swung and missed

 

 

 

 

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Baseballholics Anonymous Ep 11: Visions of Trevor Hoffman


Mon, Mar 30, 2015


The Mound

  

1st Base (~3:15)

Brady Aiken

  • TJS rears its ugly head - what's it mean for Aiken?

  • For the Astros?

  • For his draft stock in 2015?

 

 

2nd Base (~13:30)

Previewing the Wests

  • AL

  • Best Lineup, Rotation, Bullpen
  • How will they finish?
  • NL
  • Best Lineup, Rotation, Bullpen
  • How will they finish?

 

 

3rd Base (~55:00)

Read Between the Lies

  • Carlos Gomez

  • Jered Weaver
  • Victor Martinez
  • Justin Morneau
  • Cole Hamels
  • Ricky Henderson

 

 

Home (~1:10:00)

The Baseballholilcs Anonymous Auction League

  • Draft was on Saturday

  • Strategies going in
  • Adjusting on the fly
  • The dust settles

 

 

 

 

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Baseballholics Anonymous Ep 10: Your Penultimate Gavel Just Threw Me


Sun, Mar 22, 2015


The Mound

 

 

1st Base (~6:15)

Player Extensions

  • Eaton

  • Yelich
  • Who benefits?
  • Candidates for an extension

 

 

2nd Base (~27:15)

Previewing the Centrals

  • AL

  • Best Lineup, Rotation, Bullpen
  • How will they finish?
  • NL
  • Best Lineup, Rotation, Bullpen
  • How will they finish?

 

 

3rd Base (~1:19:00)

True or False

  • Blackmon

  • Giancarlo
  • Arrieta
  • Cole vs. Zimmer
  • Vogt
  • Machado

 

 

Home (~1:38:30)

Prospects in Fantasy

  • Single-year vs. Dynasty

  • Mono League vs. Mixed
  • Pitchers vs. Hitters
  • The DFS angle

 

 

 

 

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Baseballholics Anonymous Episode 9: He Looks Small in HD


Tue, Mar 17, 2015


The Mound

 

 

1st Base (~3:15)

News

  • Stroman

  • Wheeler
  • Bryant
  • Taylor
  • Harvey
  • Will Ferrell

 

 

2nd Base (~20:20)

Previewing the Easts

  • AL

  • Best Lineup, Rotation, Bullpen
  • How will they finish?
  • NL
  • Best Lineup, Rotation, Bullpen
  • How will they finish?

 

 

3rd Base (~1:05:00)

Get a Clue

  • We each get 5 clues as to the ID of a player

  • Points awarded based on number of clues needed to guess correctly
  • Three players each

 

 

Home (~1:20:45)

Emails

  • Sonny Gray

  • Tanner Scheppers, Statcast

 

 

 

 

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Baseballholics Anonymous Ep 8: Fantasy Special


Mon, Mar 09, 2015


The Mound

    • email: Baseballholics@gmail.com

    • Twitter: @sammydacipher, @doug_thorburn

    • Baseballholics Auction Fantasy League

      • Awesome turnout, and the league is now full!

      • Draft on Saturday, March 28th, 8:30 pm EST (5:30pm PST)

    • Fantasy Special

    • Schedule for Ep 8

 

 

1st Base (~4:15)

Injury Updates, Fantasy Implications

  • Darvish

  • Cl. Lee
  • Wainwright
  • Sale
  • Pence
  • R. Castillo

 

 

2nd Base (~18:30)

Strategies for Draft Day

  • Single-Year leagues, first 5 rounds

  • Best Player Available vs. Positional Scarcity
  • Well-rounded Players vs. Saturated Categories
  • Prospects
  • Draft Prep

 

 

3rd Base (~51:30)

Fantasy Pop Quiz

  • Who to take #7 overall?

  • What to do in 2nd-3rd if Kersh in 1st?

  • Top of the 4th rd in a 12-team mixed

  • To save or not to save?

  • Second swing, picks #30-31 in 10-team AL only

  • Too much pitching, keeper league

 

 

Home (~1:29:15)

Fantasy Breakouts, Bargains, and Busts

  • Breakouts (upper tiers)

  • Bargains (lower tiers)

  • Busts (moddle-upper tiers)

 

 

 

 

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Baseballholics Anonymous Ep 7: This Season I Got Really Nerdy


Mon, Mar 02, 2015


The Mound

    • Wrapping up the Starting Pitcher Guide

    • email: Baseballholics@gmail.com

    • iTunes, please Rate and Review

    • Twitter: @sammydacipher, @doug_thorburn

    • Baseballholics Auction Fantasy League

      • Draft on Saturday, March 28th, 8:30 pm EST (5:30pm PST)

      • There's a couple of spots left, going to cap at 15 teams

      • Email us if you'd like to join

    • Schedule for Ep 7

    • Chris Sale's broken foot

      • Sam's Rule on Injured P's

 

 

1st Base (~3:30)

Effective Velocity with Carlos Pena, brought to you by Perry Husband

 

 

2nd Base (~24:00)

Part 2 of Starting Pitcher Fantasy Ranks, Beyond the Top 50

  • Doug & Sam exchange n' debate rankings, discuss tiers

 

 

3rd Base (~1:06:15)

Over/Under

  • Butler SLG

  • W. Myers XBH

  • Aa. Sanchez GS

  • Yordano WHIP

  • G. Polanco SLG

  • Red Dragon Velo

  • Headley HR
  • Hughes BB

 

 

Home (~1:39:00)

Key Players, American League

  • East

    • Stroman and Longoria

  • Central

    • Brantley and Abreu

  • West

    • Pujols and Richards

 

 

Handshakes (~1:56:30)

- Snag a spot in our auction league - Baseballholics@gmail.com

 

 

 

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Baseballholics Anonymous Ep 6: The 3-Year Window


Mon, Feb 23, 2015


The Mound

  • email: Baseballholics@gmail.com

  • Twitter: @sammydacipher, @doug_thorburn

  • Baseballholics Auction Fantasy League

    • Draft on Saturday, March 28th, 8:30 pm EST (5:30pm PST)

    • 5x5 ROTO, categories based on Ep 3

    • email us if you'd like to join

 

 

1st Base (~3:30)

Curiosities of Spring

  • The stability of young players, Ventura and Bauer

  • A's no. 5: Nolin vs. Graveman

  • Wavering mechanics guys, Fister and Latos

  • Players new to the league, Tomas, Rusney, Soler

  • Power hitters back from injury: Votto, Wright, C. Gonzalez

  • Power prospects (I smell a theme): Bryant and Gallo

 

2nd Base (~19:45)

Top 50 Starting Pitcher Fantasy Ranks, 3-year outlook

  • Doug & Sam exchange n' debate rankings

 

 

3rd Base (~1:16:00)

True or False?

  • Votto vs. Duda

  • Betts vs. Wong

  • Bryant+Baez vs. C.Davis+Pierce

  • Dickerson vs. Heyward

  • Puig vs. Yelich

  • Span vs. Crisp

 

 

Home (~1:39:30)

Key Players, National League

  • West

    • Posey and Kemp

  • Central

    • Cole and Cole

  • East

    • Fern amd Rendon

 

 

 

 

 

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Baseballholics Anonymous Episode 5: Soler Gets the Square


Sat, Feb 14, 2015


The Mound

  • We are now on iTunes!

    • Please Rate and Review Us

  • Send us emails: Baseballholics@gmail.com

  • Twitter: @sammydacipher, @doug_thorburn

 

 

1st Base (~1:15)

  • Shields Signs

 

 

2nd Base (~14:00)

  • LABR Day in February

  • Picks of Intrigue

    • Billy Ham

    • S. Marte

    • Anibal

    • Carrasco

    • P. Alvarez

    • Granderson

    • The Other Cain

    • Cashner

       

 

3rd Base (~56:00)

  • Guess That Projection!

  • Attempting to Peg PECOTA

 

 

 

Home(~1:11:00)

– MLB Changing the Rules

  • Not Enough Runs, Dude? (N.E.R.D.)

  • The Strike Zone

  • Shift This

  • 2-Batter Minimum

 

 

 

 

 

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Baseballholics Anonymous Ep 4: I Would Rather Have Kyle Kendrick


Sat, Feb 07, 2015


The Mound

  • We are now on iTunes!

    • Please Rate and Review Us

  • Send us emails: Baseballholics@gmail.com

  • Twitter: @sammydacipher, @doug_thorburn

  • BP Annual 2k15 now infiltrating houses

 

 

 

1st Base (~6:00) – Projection System Discrepancies, PECOTA vs. James

  • Doug

    • Betts

    • Ozuna

    • Cueto

  • Sam

    • JD Martinez

    • Puig

    • J. Nelson

 

 

 

2nd Base (~35:00) – The Utility of Old School Stats

  • Batting Average

  • RBI

 

 

3rd Base (~51:15) – Would You Rather

  • AL West or AL East?

  • System of the Cubs or Twins?

  • BJ Upton or Kyle Kendrick?

  • Sign Shields or trade for Hamels?

  • Next off-season FA: Jordan Zimmermann or David Price?

  • Joey Votto or Prince Fielder (wth contracts)?

  • The FB of Aroldis Chapman or the SL of Yu Darvish?

  • Start a team in Petco Park or Coors Field?

  • Stras or Harper?

  • Miggy or Bryant?

 

 

 Home (1:41:00) - Email, Playing Time Preguntas

  • Machado

  • Betts

  • Bryant

  • Giolito

  • Urias

  • Bradley

 

 

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Baseballholics Anonymous Ep 3: A Sneaky Way of Getting Even More of What You Want


Sat, Jan 31, 2015


Baseballholics Anonymous, Episode 3: A Sneaky Way of Getting Even More of What You Want

with Sam Reid and Doug Thorburn 

 

 

Send us an email: Baseballholics@gmail.com

Follow us on Twitter: @Sammydacipher, @doug_thorburn

 

The Mound (1:35)

     - Farewell to Mr. Cub

 

First Base (5:00)

     - Max Scherzer hits Big Bucks (no whammy)

 

Second Base (15:55)

     - Over/Under, Player Stats

          - Nelson Cruz, HR

          - Billy Hamilton, OBP

          - Corey Kluber, K%

          - Tyson Ross, Slider %

          - Matt Harvey, total K

          - Marcus Stroman, ERA and K/9

          - Kennys Vargas, RBI

          - Bryce Harper, HR

 

Third Base  (51:25)

     - Fantasy Formats, Categories

          - Snake Draft vs. Auction

          - AVG & HR vs. OBP & SLG

          - Wins vs Quality Starts

          - What to do about Saves?

          - Outfield Configurations

 

Home (1:20:45)

     - Reader Email

          - Status of the Nats

          - Impact of Padre defenders

 

 

 

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Baseballholics Anonymous Ep 2: Wasn't This a Last Place Club?


Sun, Jan 18, 2015


Episode 2: Wasn't This a Last Place Club?

 

Baseballholics Anonymous is a podcast dedicated to those who are addicted to baseball. Hosted by Doug Thorburn and Sam Reid.

 

The Mound:

- email us: Baseballholics@gmail.com

- Twitter: @sammydacipher, @doug_thorburn

- Get to know your hosts

 

 

1st base: (2:45)

- More Winter Moves

     - Zobrist/Esobar for Robertson/Jaso/Powell

     - Escobar for Clippard

     - Gattis for Foltynewicz/Ruiz/Thurman

     - Pirates sign Kang

 

2nd base: (24:07)

- Our Favorite Batteries

      - Bumgarner - Posey

      - Kluber - Gomes

     - Challenges awaiting Grandal 

 

3rd base: (43:45)

- Betting Futures

     - Good Investments

     - Bad Bets

 

Home: (1:16:25)

 - Pitch Clocks - worth the trouble?

 

 

 

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Baseballholics Anonymous Episode 1: Freddie Freeman and a Bunch of Misfits


Mon, Jan 12, 2015


Baseballholics Anonymous is a podcast dedicated to those who are addicted to baseball. Hosted by Doug Thorburn and Sam Reid.

 

The Mound

Introductions

Email us: Baseballholics@gmail.com

On Twitter: @sammydacipher, @doug_thorburn

 

1st base (~5:15)

The Hall of Fame: the Players and the Process

 

2nd base (~36:00)

How Teams Have Fared this Offseason: Uppers and Downers

 

3rd base (~1:15:30)

Fantasy Implications for Players on the Move

 

Home (~2:05:00)

Baseball Consumption in the Winter

 

  

 

 

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