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Episode 162: Ankles Away!
May 2, 2016
Episode 164: How to Root for a Good Team
May 16, 2016

Episode 163: Dongs for Moms

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 Leading Off

We finally managed to get some quality talent behind the mics on this week’s show. We hope you enjoy the top of this episode. As a reminder, listen to Bird’s Eye View on Google Play Music!

If you like The Drink of the Week as much as we do, make sure to tell us what you’re up to via Twitter (@birdseyeviewbal), or on Untapped (jakee4025 and magn8606).

This Medical Wing

This week’s Medical Wing has the following patients:

  • Yovani Gallardo
  •  J.J. Hardy

 

This Week on the Twitters

 

Around the Bases

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We couldn’t pick just one topic for this segment, so we got greedy, and headed around the bases, to touch on the top four items that caught our eye this week.

First Base – The Curious Case of Adam Jones

Second Base – Starting Pitching

Third Base – The Warehouse

Home Plate – Manny Machado

 

Fantasy Boss

Fantasy Boss

Some of you who follow us on Twitter realize we have a podcast. A smaller segment of that population asked vaguely about Fantasy Boss. So back by questionable demand, the segment makes its triumphant 2016 return. Play along as Jake defends his 2015 title. This week, Scott picked a doozy: a count of a player’s hits with a Launch Angle of 25-35 degrees, combined with an Exit Velocity of 95+MPH.

Our discussion made use of this graphic:

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Jake picked Pedro Alvarez, and Scott went with Mark Trumbo.

Who will own it?

 

The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

GBU

Who had a great week? Who had a tough week? Who made us ashamed to be Orioles fans? Find out in this week’s GB&U. The guys run through their Good, Bad, and Ugly for the week.

Tweet us your selections @birdseyeviewbal with #OsGood, #OsBad, and #OsUgly.

This week, Jake got the last rant, and would like you to check out Wendy Thurm’s piece on Sporting News, about MLB and Mother’s Day. We love you, moms.

 

Blowing the Save

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Most podcasts try to end on a high note – the perfect coda to a quality program. That’s just not our style. Each week, we’ll end on a weak note, blowing the save with an item that didn’t quite fit into the episode, or something they simply need to get off their chests. It’s our version of taking the ball and pulling a Kevin Gregg.

 

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1 Comment

  1. Eric Love says:

    Third Base: The Warehouse

    It wasn’t during a game, but Ken Griffey Jr. hit the warehouse in the 1993 Home Run Derby. Just a note that it has actually happened.

    Just found the podcast and I’m loving it so far! Thanks guys!

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