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Your weekly podcast for all things Atlanta Braves

Steve Epstein


    • Nov 8, 2021 LATEST EPISODE
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    • 377 EPISODES

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    Show #502: The Braves Win The World Series

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 8, 2021 88:12

    After a long wait, the Braves are World Champions. What were the biggest moments of the postseason? What happens next year? Just how happy are we?

    Show #501: All Good Things

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 2, 2020 63:50

    It's the podcast finale as we look back over the 14 seasons of the show.

    Show #500: We Wrap Up The 2020 Season

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 26, 2020 43:04

    Final thoughts on the NLCS. Favorite moment and favorite series of the season. MVP and LVP. Offseason bets.

    Show #499: The Braves Fall in Game 7

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 19, 2020 36:24

    2020 ends a game short and a run short.

    Show #498: Braves Are Pushed To A Game 7

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 18, 2020 37:38

    New Show! Braves Are Pushed To A Game 7. Fried is shaky early, but buckles down late. The offense, on the other hand, never gets going. Game 7 is next. #GOBRAVES

    Show #497: Game 5 Wrap-Up

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 17, 2020 29:21

    The Dodgers take Game 5 as the Braves offense goes cold.

    Show #496: The Braves Lose To The Dodgers (Badly)

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 15, 2020 29:56

    New Show! The Braves Lose To The Dodgers (Badly). Wright can’t make it one time through the lineup or the first inning as Game 3 is over before it begins. Can the Braves bounce back?

    Show #495: The Braves WIN AGAIN and go up 2-0

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 14, 2020 39:42

    The Braves WIN AGAIN and go up 2-0. Anderson maintains his scoreless streak, the offense does what the offense does, and the bullpen holds of the Dodgers down the stretch. Bring on Game 3! #GoBraves

    Show #494: The Braves Win Game One of the NLCS

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 13, 2020 40:05

    Dominant pitching and timely bashing take care of the Dodgers. Onto Game Two. #GoBraves

    Show #493: Braves vs Dodgers NLCS Preview

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 12, 2020 43:24

    We look at the Dodgers vs. the Braves on the eve of the NLCS.

    Show #492: NLDS Sweep Wrap Up

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 9, 2020 40:34

    The Braves take care of the Marlins in the NLDS

    Show #491: The Braves Take A Commanding 2-0 Lead

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 8, 2020 38:35

    New show! The Braves Take A 2-0 Lead. A dominant start from Anderson carries the team as Dansby and D’Arnaud (D’ArYes!) provide the offense, again. Shall we sweep tomorrow? Let’s. #GoBraves

    Show #490: The Offense Saves The Day In NLDS Game One Win

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 7, 2020 34:22

    With Fried not so sharp, the offense delivers our 18th come from behind win this season, while our bullpen shuts the door on the Marlins. What to expect next?

    Show #489: Bring On The Marlins

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 5, 2020 33:40

    New Show! The Braves Face The Marlins. Breaking down the 2020 NLDS. Who has the advantage? LETS DO THIS. #GoBraves

    Show #488: The Braves Win A Postseason Series During ABT's Lifetime.

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 2, 2020 38:50

    Dominant pitching paces the way to a 2-game sweep of the Reds. How good is Ian Anderson? What's next?

    Show #487: Braves Win A Nerve-Wracking Game 1 in the Wild Card

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 1, 2020 39:42

    The Braves win a big playoff game (finally) and ease everyone's nerves. Amazing pitching, strikeouts, wonky base-running, strikeouts, strikeouts, and a win.

    Show #486: The 2020 "Regular" Season Comes To A Close. Bring on the Reds!!

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 28, 2020 32:45

    New Show! The 2020 “Regular” Season Comes To An End. Bring On The Reds! Hopes? Concerns? Predictions? Plus, Hamels’ 3-inning 2020 campaign comes to an end as Bryse Wilson shines. #GoBraves

    Show #485: Doc and Dylan from the Platinum Sombrero Podcast

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 24, 2020 56:43

    Doc and Dylan join the show to discuss their careers writing and talking about the Braves and looking ahead to the playoffs.

    Show #484: The Starting Rotation Takes Shape

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 21, 2020 40:51

    Four actual starting pitchers. Much to be decided the final week. And the bottom of the lineup is struggling.

    Show #483: David Lee of Braves Prospects

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 18, 2020 29:14


    David Lee of Braves Prospects joins the show to discuss his career writing about the Braves, the current team and the farm system.


    Show #482: The Starting Rotation Endures An Eventful Week

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 14, 2020 36:59

    The starting rotation gets turned upside down with Fried and Milone to the IL and Touki and Hamels (and Newcomb?) get their shots. Who is the unsung hero of 2020? And about that 29-9 rout . . .

    Show #481: Matt from the OFR Farm Report

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 10, 2020 21:26

    Matt from the OFR Farm Report podcast joins the show to talk about OFR and pitching, pitching, pitching.

    Show #480: The Trade Deadline Comes and Goes . . . And Nothing Happens

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 7, 2020 44:18

    Snitker's use of the BP might be our biggest liability. It could be criminal. Why no action at the trade deadline? Do we not have the assets we thought we had? Oh yeah - thew Braves also hit homers. Lots of them.

    Show #479: Kris and Brad from Talking Chop

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 3, 2020 41:43

    Kris and Brad from Talking Chop join us to discuss their site, podcast and that perplexing trade deadline.

    Show #478: Ian Anderson SHINES In Debut As The Trade Deadline Approaches

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 31, 2020 49:00

    The week is highlighted by Ian Anderson's debut (and to a lesser extent, the Tommy Milone signing). Do we need more help? Should Erlin and Tomlin steal starts from Touki and Wright? Why does Ender continue to matter? MVP/LVP at the break.

    Show #477: The Pache Era Begins! (Then Ends?)

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 24, 2020 39:57

    Christian Pache comes and (maybe goes). Touki, Wright (and anyone not named Fried) can't cut it as starters, so now what? Are the Braves really clutch? Ozuna should DH; Dansby should keep being good.

    Show #476: The Rotation's Struggles Lead To a Losing Week

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 17, 2020 43:30

    Show #475: A Winning Week, After A Devastating Start

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 10, 2020 48:20

    Soroka's injury is a body blow to the Braves season. Who else will step up? Why is everyone so hard on Kakes? Or not hard enough? We're 25% through the season - what's good; what's not?

    Show #474: A Slow Start In Tampa Finishes With A Sweep Of The Mets

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 3, 2020 38:07

    Folty is gone. Offense salvages a dominant week after a rough start in Tampa. Touki and Wright earn another start; did Newcomb?

    Show #473: The 2020 Season Begins

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 27, 2020 39:45

    Great pitching from Soroka and Fried make way for an offensive explosion on Sunday, as the Braves kick off a season to remember.

    Show #472: Freddie Returns as Opening Day Approaches

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 20, 2020 41:54

    Show 471: Summer Training Continues!

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 13, 2020 37:37

    Intrasquad Games. Side sessions at Campbell High. Hamels . . hurt . . .again. Who are we counting on this season (besides the usual guys)? And the 2021 schedule is here!

    Show #470: Summer Camp Gets Off To A Rocky Start

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 8, 2020 27:42

    Summer Camp gets off to a rocky start as Freddie, Will Smith, Touki and Pete Kozma test positive for COVID and Kakes and King Felix opt out. The Braves draw the fourth toughest schedule for the season that may or may not be.

    Show #469: Baseball is Back! (?)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 29, 2020 46:44

    Baseball announces a 60 game "sprint" and the Braves are ready to roll. Will it happen? If so, what will it look like and how do we like our chances?

    Show #468: Catching Up With Greg McMichael

    Play Episode Listen Later May 12, 2020 33:11

    Show #467: The Arizona Plan and a "Special Guest"

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 26, 2020 36:42

    Show #466: Talking Baseball When There Is No Baseball

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 22, 2020 31:46

    How are we getting by without sports? If the season were to start in June, who wins and who loses?

    Show #465: Jim Powell

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 11, 2020 26:46

    The great Jim Powell, Braves play-by-play announcer joins us to talk about his career and this year's team.

    Show #464: Spring Training 2020 Begins

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 18, 2020 48:04

    Early thoughts on the starting rotation, Camargo & Riley, and the final bullpen spots. Plus we take the lead and finally discuss the Astros sign-stealing scandal.

    Show #463: The Braves Lose Out on Josh Donaldson

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 16, 2020 38:58

    The Braves don't do what is needed to land Josh Donaldson. Was that the right move? Now what? Also, Brian McCann's World Series ring gets an asterisk.

    Show #462: Discussing the Off-Season with David O'Brien

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 24, 2019 57:30

    David O'Brien of the Athletic joins us to discuss the off-season moves and what to expect moving forward.

    Show #461: Wrapping up the 2019 Season

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 27, 2019 43:02

    We put a bow on the 2019 Season. Final NLDS reactions. Thoughts on the offseason. Tallying our pre-season bets. #GoBraves

    Show #460: NLDS Post Mortem

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 13, 2019 32:59

    The Braves break our hearts in Game 5. And looking to who the team will keep and pursue in the offseason.

    Show #459: A Wild Game 3 Brings A Lead in the NLDS

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 6, 2019 42:56

    Fresh on the heels of a thrilling comeback in Game 3, the Braves find themselves with a 2-1 lead in the Division Series.

    Show #458: The Season Comes To An End And The Postseason Begins

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 29, 2019 48:26

    Questions about Acuna and Freddie temper the excitement for the post season, but belief in the rotation and the pen give confidence heading into the series with the Cards.

    Show #457: The Braves Clinch the East

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 24, 2019 30:37

    Favorite moments from the clinching game. Folty back in the NLDS rotation. And optimism heading in to the post season.

    Show #456: Braves Reduce the Magic Number

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 15, 2019 29:23

    Markakis returns. Culberson and Camargo go down. And the magic number is at 4.

    Show #455: A Dominant Week Has The Braves Poised For The Offseason

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 8, 2019 39:58

    A dominant week has the Braves poised for winning the East. Is the NL pennant next? Who will lead the Braves in HR? Will Dansby and Acuna “snap out of it”? How reliable are Jackson and Newcomb?

    Show #454: September Arrives As The Braves Keep Winning

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 2, 2019 34:53

    The week in review. September call-ups. Donaldson (and the umbrella) forever? Teheran and Keuchel looking good.

    Show #453: Sweeps Week

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 25, 2019 32:24

    Two sweeps. More contributions from the new guys. And the bullpen continues to stabilize.

    Show #452: The Braves Win Against The Dodgers. FACT.

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 18, 2019 40:55

    Series wins against the Mets and the Dodgers highlight an eventful week. Ender gets hurt, but Eneidy arrives. Who can be trusted more - Folty or Julio? Is the new bullpen reliable now? Plus Shots in the Dark and the Week Ahead.

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