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BaseballBiz
Neil Solondz, Tampa Bay Rays - 365 days of RaysUp Fun

BaseballBiz

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 13, 2023 33:51


RaysUp! Neil Solondz, pre-game, post-game announcer, podcast host & occasional play by play guy for the Tampa Bay RaysWorking with Andy Freed & Dave Wills“Living in Life's Candy Store” – Dave WillsTampa Bay Rays strength of Finding, Evaluating & Teaching Young PlayersTeam has been strong and in the running 4 years in a rowChange with loss of Zunino, Kiermaier . . . Rays 2023 Potential Rotation – Shane McClanahan, Tyler Glasnow, Drew Rasmussen, Jeffrey Springs & Zach EflinZach Eflin – hometown boy – most of career with Phillies – Now 3 year contract with the RaysRays Minor League players on the cusp to rise this year include Curtis Mead, Taj Bradley & Colby White & Kyle ManzardoGreat Minor League team partnersPost- Hurricane Ian damage - Spring Training  – in Orlando for the first few weeks and then move to Trop for most of the home games.New 2023 Rays interleague printable scheduleRays have one of the longest & most tenured group of broadcastersNeil praises Dave & Andy 19 years as Rays broadcasters as being 2 of the best broadcasters & kudos to the entire broadcasting teamBroadcasters Enrique Oliu & Ricardo Taveras - Spanish Radio Tampa Bay RaysManny Navarro translator for the team What preparations Neil takes in preparing for the upcoming season What will the 2023 roster look likeHow will new schedule impact Rays “It's not who you play it's when you play them” -  reflecting on Reds & Rays games in July 2022Tampa Bay Rays Podcast news & interviews with Neil SolondzNeil's Advocacy on Pancreatic Cancer Awareness. We all can help you can reach Neil on Twitter  @neilsolondz Notes:Dave Wills & Andy Freed - Tampa Bay Times Story Twitter: @AndrewFreed33 & @davewills34Pancreatic Cancer AwarenessNeils Advocacy: https://secure.pancan.org/site/TR/PurpleStride/PurpleStride?fr_id=2692&pg=entryGeneral: https://secure.pancan.org/site/TR/PurpleStride/PurpleStride?px=1274265&pg=personal&fr_id=2692Neil Solondz websiteRays Radio: https://www.mlb.com/rays/fans/radioTwitter @neilsolondzPhoto of Neil Solondz used in Social Media courtesy Will Vragovic – Tampa Bay RaysBaseballBiz is also on iheartradio, Stitcher, Spotify, Apple & Google podcasts You can reach Mark @TheBaseballBiz on Twitter & Brandon @SportsBlitzPod Special thanks to XTaKeRuX for the music "Rocking Forward"

BaseballBiz
Phil Terrano, MLBPA Sports Agent gives back to East Boynton Beach

BaseballBiz

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 10, 2023 37:20


Phil Terrano The Gift of Giving Back in BaseballBaseball community & giving - Pete Alonso - Battle of the BayPhil Terrano – working with over 20 clients. Finding the right talent for the right team for local and international leaguesStudent of technology, advance with the times at identifying what teams are looking for in free agentsOff-season -  getting to visit & know his clients & working with free-agency. Making sure that players and their families are secureWorks with more than 57 teams between 30 in MLB, 12 in Nippon NPB, 10 in KBO & 5 in TaiwanOff-Season - plenty to do with Winter Ball. Several opportunities with teams and player in Dominican Ball, Mexico, Puerto Rico, VenezuelaPhil began making baseball part of his life full-time at East Boynton Beach League, dragging the fields, watering & cutting the lawns, & cooking up foodPhil's goal to to give back to his communityTerrano worked with City of Boynton Beach to develop indoor facility that would aid the athletes to increase speed, agility and strength.Mission Statement: “No kid get's left behind” across all sports,  The City dreams Big and ask Phil to increase the size of the proposed East Boynton Beach facilty Phil gets great support from other professionalsMike Barwis, professional successful trainer and others work with Phil's clients.Eric Cressy shared a great model for Phil's project, The Cressey Sports Performance facility in Palm Beach Gardens The City dreams Big  and shows confidence in Phil's plan. They ask him to increase the size of the proposed East Boynton Beach facility.A week in the life of Phil Terrano look like.  Open up the calendarWould like to break ground on new facility in Spring 2023 & celebrate 2003 East Boynton Little League World Series teamPlayers that visitors may see at the new facility include Kyle Marman with the Guardians, Jake Noll with Washington Nationals, D'Shawn Knowles with Angels, Warren Saunders with the Mets, Carmine Lane with the MarlinsNotes:Coastal Star article on Phil Terranowhttps://thecoastalstar.com/profiles/blogs/list/tag/little+leagueFirst Step FoundationMike Barwis works with paraplegic children https://www.barwis.info/first-step-foundation/ Eric Cressy http://cresseyperformance.com/staff-florida/ Phil Terrano – past podcasts on BaseballBiz https://www.stitcher.com/showm/baseballbiz/episode/phil-terrano-veteran-baseball-sports-agent-on-scouting-recruiting-88892849Pete Alonso foundationhttps://alonsofoundation.networkforgood.com/events/50176-pete-alonso-s-battle-for-the-bayBaseballBiz is also on iheartradio, Stitcher, Spotify, Apple & Google podcasts You can reach Mark @TheBaseballBiz on Twitter & Brandon @SportsBlitzPod Special thanks to XTaKeRuX for the music "Rocking Forward"

BaseballBiz
Carlos Correa, Curt Flood & Free Agency

BaseballBiz

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 25, 2022 60:54


Carlos Correa looks for new home amidst Giants & MetsScott Boras & Steve Cohen's next stepsChristmas Miracle with the Red Sox? Free Agency began with Curt Flood and his Christmas Eve letter to the commissioner, Bowie KuhnBrad Snyder, Author of "A Well-Paid Slave" Curt Flood cerebral man, civil rights activist, 7x Golden Glove player, 6x MVPRacism in Reds minor leagues 1961 integrated spring training in St PetersburgCurt works with Jackie Robinson, Medgar Evans for Civil Rights in MississippiCincinnati All Black outfield would not stand and Curt was traded to CardinalsPhiladelphia trade – black players faced a lot of racismHoward Cosell interview MLBPA Players Representatives including Roberto Clemente & Reggie JacksonMarvin Miller would have selected different counsel for CurtThe Reserve Clause – a reserve system of perpetual ownership of the sport. An illegal monopoly.NCAA recent challenge in Supreme Court – One Justice sites Flood v Kuhn as ridiculousJustices' Baseball Fandom gets in the way of justice for FloodCurt Flood lost in Supreme CourtFlood's efforts opened doors for change and empowered players beginning with Grievance ArbitrationCurt Flood 10 & 5 rule allows qualified players to veto any trade Marvin Miller kept Curt Flood's efforts top of mind reminding young players of how they enjoyed the fruits of his effortsGerrit Cole gave credit to Curt Flood as he signed his contract with the Yankees.Jackie Robinson was the Guardian Angel for Curt FloodFloods exclusion in Hall of FameWhat's Next SantaBaseballBiz is also on iheartradio, Stitcher, Spotify, Apple & Google podcasts You can reach Mark @TheBaseballBiz on Twitter & Brandon @SportsBlitzPod Special thanks to XTaKeRuX for the music "Rocking Forward"

BaseballBiz
Mat Germain visits - Aaron Judge, Tampa Bay Rays

BaseballBiz

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 8, 2022 36:58


MLB Winter Meetings, Mat Germain visits - Aaron Judge, Trea Turner Xander Bogaerts & big money contractsYankees pay up for Aaron JudgeJudge bets on himself and gets a raise from $230 million to $360 millionNimmo not an option for YankeesCashman & Hal Steinbrenner had some pain with Blue Jays - what happened to their George Springer investmentPay up Early or it will cost you Later - signing early extensions like Wander FrancoAging players on Bronx team with 30+, Boston Red Sox have a younger teamWill Chaim Bloom keep Xander Bogaerts, Rafael Devers, Nate Eovaldi & WhitlockLooking back at Boston's Mookie Betts tradeGibson to Orioles - Why?Cody Bellinger moves to Cubs with Taillon Phillies big buy with Trea Turner - joins Bryce Harper to build a stronger lineup with Schwarber, RealmutoTampa Bay Rays will the Rays bring on a new catcherHow will the loss of the Shift impact some batters resultsAaron Judge's journey to California talking with Giants & Padres - $400 millionMat evaluates how California taxes impacts players' choicesWhat are the Toronto Blue Jays doing - are they sitting on the sidelines?Tampa Bay Rays 2023 pitching with Zach Eflin similar to Kluber?McClanahan, Glasnow, Chirinos, Springs are all part of the Rays pitching solutionMat saw a lack of grit in 2022 RaysJosh Lowe could make a big difference for Rays with his power bat and versatilityRule 5 draft results$200 million a year contract with Cristiano Ronaldo Future Tampa Bay Rays Stadium - is it a reality in St. PeteBaseball Economics - who pays, Naming Rights, City & Owner- 3-way splitTampa is a TV market gold mine for the ownersJon Heyman reporting Arson JudgeMasataka Yoshida from Japan signs with Red Sox - 5 year / $90 millionWhat is Xander Bogaerts thinking?Mat Germain can be found on Twitter @Mat_Germain_BaseballBiz can be found on iheartradio, Stitcher, Apple, Spotify & Google podcasts & @TheBaseballBiz on Twitter Please like, subscribe and remark. Let us know your thoughts about the show.Special thanks to XTaKeRuX for the music "Rocking Forward"

Brave Little State
What happened to all the restaurant workers?

Brave Little State

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 1, 2022 34:01


Many Vermont restaurants are understaffed and struggling to stay open. Khrista Trerotola of Waitsfield wants to know,  “What happened to all the restaurant workers? Where have they gone? And what are they doing now?”To answer Khrista's question, Josh Crane tells the story of one restaurant, from the very beginning to the end of an era. Also, he finds out what the people who used to work there are up to now.To see photos from Josh's reporting, check out our website.Josh Crane reported and produced this episode, and did the mix and sound design. Editing and additional production from Lynne McCrae and the rest of the BLS team: Angela Evancie, Myra Flynn and Mae Nagusky. Ty Gibbons composed our theme music; other music by Blue Dot Sessions and XTaKeRuX.Special thanks to Nicholas Martin and all the other former restaurant workers who shared their stories with us. Also thanks to our colleagues Bob Kinzel, Liam Elder-Connors, Henry Epp, Lexi Krupp, Nina Keck and Mark Davis.As always, our journalism is better when you're a part of it:Ask a question about VermontVote on the question you want us to tackle nextSign up for the BLS newsletterSay hi on Instagram and Reddit @bravestatevtDrop us an email: hello@bravelittlestate.orgMake a gift to support people-powered journalismTell your friends about the show!Brave Little State is a production of Vermont Public.

BaseballBiz
Annual Goofy Gobbler Thanksgiving Awards w/ SportsBlitzPod

BaseballBiz

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 21, 2022 45:49


MLB Awards : Cy Young:  Justin Verlander & Sandy Alcantara MVPs: Aaron Judge & Paul GoldschmidtManagers of the Year  brief history AL 3X Winner: Tony "Tito" Francona, GuardiansNL 4X Winner: Buck Showalter 4 decades & 4 teams Goofy Gobbler Awards Grandpa Politics: Colin Cowherd:Announcing he knows someone that's in the know that MLB is going to ban the shift. Only problem was it was announced many months ago Druncle Award: Michael Kay:   Compared Aaron Boone showing the Yankees showing the 04 collapse to the Red Sox to showing Lincolns assassination to his family to prevent theater shootings. Leaky Stove Award:  MLB Sponsorship with FTX. Ohtani, Ortiz, promoting a company filing for bankruptcy. Other  near the Leaky Stove when it blew up, Tom Brady & Stephen Curry“You brought them?” Award: ESPN & Aaron Judge Look-ins during college football - Getting live look-ins during his at bats in pursuit of the AL home run record, during college football games. If I wanted to watch the Yankees I would, but I don't. Let me watch Houston-Tulane on a Friday night, by myself, in peace.Green Bean Award: SD Padres Fans - having to accept something you may like not the taste of or something difficult than they like. Fernando Tatis Jr.Dry Turkey: It fell flat with no real exciting games. Maybe over time it'll get better but after year one as randy Jackson would say “it's a no from me dawg”Back Porch Seat: Pete Rose was not invited inside for the Thanksgiving Feast – Pete Rose sits outside Cooperstown this Thanksgiving Shouldn't Pete Rose be forgiven and receive the HOF in face of his gambling.  Rose's most recent letter to Manfred/MLBAll American Award: Phil Kessel  - NHLs new Iron man with now 1000 consecutive games played. As a Maple Leaf was called out by Toronto media for his “love for hotdogs”. When he won a cup as a penguin, his day with the cup he filled it with hot dogs in celebration. Turkey of the Year: Detroit Tigers - Many thought they could be a wild card threat. Went onto be one of the worst teams in baseball. They went onto fire their GM, Al Avila, after letting him run a trade deadline, which is bad enough on its own. Special Thanks to Brandon Now, creator & presenter of the Goofy Gobbler Awards Apologies to Chris Rock for not being invited as potential host for 2024 awards. Brandon Noe can be found @SportsBlitzPod BaseballBiz can be found on iheartradio, Stitcher, Apple, Spotify & Google podcasts & @TheBaseballBiz on Twitter  Please like, subscribe and remark. Let us know your thoughts about the show. Special thanks to XTaKeRuX for the music "Rocking Forward"Happy Thanksgiving!

BaseballBiz
Part 2 - Chris Smith Enters Yankees Affiliate Ball

BaseballBiz

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 13, 2022 33:00


Part 1 with Chris Smith can be heard on Apple Podcasts230 inningsSpring Training & First Yankee bullpenA crunch in his arm throwing bullpen & misses first year with the YankeesYankees organization treatment is top-notch - great help from Greg SprattWorking out, side by side with other injured players at the complex w/ Yankees  Kevin Youkilis, Alex Rodriguez, Derek Jeter & Mark Teixeira & Mariano RiveraSharing a Cold Tub with Derek JeterGood teammates & leaders, It will motivate youNew York Yankees 2 Gulf Coast League (GCL) – very eye opening experience Justin Pope – Yankees Pitching Coach helped Chris retake the mound with a new mindsetMust be willing to work & have coaches who are willing to invest their time & experience with you 2014 Chris is now pitching for the Charleston River Dogs, an Affiliate team. Feels the Monkey on his backGave up a home run to Mike Yastrzemski in Low AChris gets promoted to High A in TampaPlaying in the minors with Aaron Judge, Mike Ford, Mason Williams, Dante Bichette, Gary Sanchez & Aroldis ChapmanPitching to Yankees catcher, Kyle Higashioka Aaron Judge “one of the nicest human beings, not just in baseball but on the planet.” Grinding away with good friends in High A,  Sleeping on air mattresses and paid very littleGood year in 2014 with Trenton ThunderOff to Major Leagues as a back up in 2015 Yankees Spring TrainingChris pitching speed 93 to 94. Gave up only 2 hits and 1 run during Spring TrainingChris gets released by YankeesChris signs an independent contract & returns to Louisville and plans to go to the Kentucky DerbyYankees Pitching Coach, Danny Burrell gives Chris a call and re-signs him Chris breaks into the Double A Yankees teamFuture with The Blue Jays, Trades Vlad Jr. remarks on Yankees - "I would never sign with the Yankees, not even dead."  - Weakens leverage"You're not just playing for us, you're playing for 29 other teams . . . "Special Thanks to Chris Smith for sharing part of his baseball journey with us. We look forward to having him back soon. Chris is a Real Estate executive and can be reached at  chris.smith@compass.com Chris is also on Instagram BaseballBiz can be found on iheartradio, Stitcher, Apple, Spotify & Google podcasts &@TheBaseballBiz on Twitter Please like, subscribe and remark. Let us know your thoughts about the show.Special thanks to XTaKeRuX for the music "Rocking Forward"Research sources included:Wild Things Dream Team: : Chris Dugan, Observer-Reporter.comChris Smith Wikipediahttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chris_Smith_(pitcher,_born_1988)Chris Smith on Baseball Referencehttps://www.baseball-reference.com/register/player.fcgi?id=smith-011chr

BaseballBiz
Chris Smith, Perseverance in Pitching from High School to Yankees - Part 1

BaseballBiz

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 9, 2022 45:49


Chris & classmate Adam Duvall @ Butler High School in Louisville. Both made the Varsity team in their sophomore year4 years at Kentucky Wesleyan    played as a position player but later became a closing pitcherLake Erie Crushers in Avon – Chris was 6th pick out of 350 players for workoutNo pressure – by the way you are now starting in the 10th inning &  a Grand Slam against ChrisIndependent ball is cut throat – not much room for player talent developmentChris returns to Louisville as a fitness consultant & freshman baseball coach  @ Butler High SchoolChris' goal & vision for his career changes as new opportunities ariseTraverse City Beach Bums later call Chris back to the game. The Bums had called up 42 pitchers to try out for 12 spots. Training was brutal but . . . Chris gets a tap on the shoulder. He is being cut by the Bums and he returns home.A turbulent Red Radar flight in a matchbox plane – next stop Pecos LeagueWhite Sands Pupfish & Motel 6Bring your own uniform pantsChris' Professional baseball contract  - $0  salary Some players were paying $350 to play with the PupfishChris delivers 13 punchouts – bonus payoutsWashington Wild Things in 2011Chris Dugan, Observer Reporter puts Chris on the Wild Things Dream Team.Chris @ 2nd pitching start with the Wild Things  – parents in the stands.   First 6 batters get on base and score. Turning point in Chris' career - Darin Everson, Pitching Coach & Manager visits Chris on the mound and helps him turn it around.Tampa Bay Rays  - strong tryout throwing 92 –to 95 and striking out 4 of 5 batters at CharlotteSpring Training, Bubbles & Chopping BlocksChris continues to expand his game traveling on a 16 hour flight to Brisbane to play in Australian Baseball LeagueChris throws his first No-Hitter in Australia, ABLField Announcer counts down each strikeout as Chris pitches another strikeout recordHouston Astros come a courtingChris accepts contract with New York Yankees Chris' journey into Major League Part 2 coming soonBaseballBiz can be found on iheartradio, Stitcher, Apple, Spotify & Google podcasts &@TheBaseballBiz on Twitter Please like, subscribe and remark. Let us know your thoughts about the show.Special thanks to XTaKeRuX for the music "Rocking Forward"Research sources included:Wild Things Dream Team: : Chris Dugan, Observer-Reporter.comChris Smith Wikipediahttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chris_Smith_(pitcher,_born_1988)Chris Smith on Baseball Referencehttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chris_Smith_(pitcher,_born_1988)

BaseballBiz
Scared Shiftless @ Haunted Wrigley Field w/ Ben Sabin

BaseballBiz

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 28, 2022 27:56


Baseball writer Ben Sabin joins BaseballBiz this week & shares haunting tales from Wrigley Field & beyondCharlie Grimm “Jolly Chollie” & his ghostly bullpen callsWho is buried in a left field private box?Cubs were swept by Yankees in 1932 World Series Yankees swept in 2022 ALCSHarry Caray apparition @ Wrigley & Field of DreamsChicago Cubs & the 71 year Billy Goat curseNick Sianis - Billy Goat TavernCleveland curse with Rocky ColavitoHaunted HotelsRenaissance Vinoy in St. Pete, Florida The Translucent Man & the White Lady haunt the baseball guestPfister in MilwaukeeA dark Tropicana Field cans send chills down the spineShrieks & Boo's from ghastly Yankees fansWill Aaron Judge be boo'ed to San Francisco & join the land of the Giants wearing Halloween Orange & BlackBuster Posey Jersey appears in Judge's HomeGhosts of Maris Jr continues to appearDodgers & Yankees ghosted this seasonScared Shiftless & Larger Bases - 2023 rules2020 World Series - Game 6Kevin Cash - Blake Snell  & The 5 stages of 2020 grief for Tampa Bay RaysBen Sabin, knowledgeable baseball writer and dedicated fan can be found at Twitter @b_e_sabinInstagram:   b.e.sabin website: www.benjaminsabin.comThanks Ben for sharing your Wrigley Haunting stories.BaseballBiz can be found on iheartradio, Stitcher, Apple, Spotify & Google podcasts &@TheBaseballBiz on Twitter Please like, subscribe and review. Let us know your thoughts about the show.Special thanks to XTaKeRuX for the music "Rocking Forward"

BaseballBiz
Yankees, Astros, Padres & Phillies, Mat Germain shares his PostSeason vision with a RaysUp view

BaseballBiz

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 19, 2022 28:54


Yankees, Astros, Padres & Phillies - ALDS & NLDS begins Mat Germain shares his PostSeason vision with a #RaysUp attitudeALDS is finally over  - After Guardians fell to the NY Yankees ALCS  - New York Yankees & Houston Astros NLCS  - San Diego Padres & Philadelphia PhilliesWill not be watching ALCS – not interested in Astros or Yankees franchiseNestor Cortes is the most likeable YankeeAaron Hicks, Josh Donaldson & Oswaldo Cabrera  - need to use peripheral vision to avoid collisionCollisions and concussions can be Career-Enders – Justin MorneauDangerous pitching from Nolan Ryan to Aroldis ChapmanPhillies & Padres – How much weight has Juan Soto taken off of the Padres front officePhillies Bryce Harper is ready – “Put a Ring On It”PostSeason with a Tampa Bay Rays perspectiveFormer Rays on Phillies with José Alvarado & Andrew Bellatti Padres with former Rays: Blake Snell, Jake Cronenworth  & Wil MyersRays “had a serious lack of grit” this postseasonWe need that high intensity, commitment & grit that we had in the past with Kiermaier, Zunino, Brosseau, Randy Arozarena & Yandy Diaz dilemma siphoned off energy  from the teamKevin Cash - we have to stop playing like sh*tHarold Ramirez & David Peralta carried a heavy load. Would Josh Lowe have made a differenceRays what's next – Loaded with prospects, who will come up and who will goMat's considerations for future Rays players include: Josh Bell, Jose Abreu, Trey Mancini, Josh Lowe, Daulton Varaho, Austin Slater, Adam Duvall, José AzocarShohei Ohtani would be a dream piece for the team, but highly unlikelyEury Perez or Max Meyer could be a good deal for the Rays in a trade with the Marlins if the Rays traded Randy ArozarenaTaj Bradley & Eury Perez a future pitching combination for the RaysHunter Harvey could be a strong relief pitcher much like Nick Anderson Rays need someone to bring the team together like an Adames. Mat suggests Jose Abreu as a bridge to build love between Yandy & RandyWill Rays shop Randy awayPreparing for 2023 keep an eye on Rule 5 Draft decisions, Winter Leagues, Mason Auer in the AFL (Arizona Fall League),Mat list of top Rays Prospects – keep an eye on Ronnie Simon – over 20 Home Runs & over 30 stolen basesMat Germain can be found on Twitter @Mat_GermainBaseballBiz can be found on iheartradio, Stitcher, Apple, Spotify & Google podcasts &@TheBaseballBiz on Twitter Please like, subscribe and review. Let us know your thoughts about the show.Special thanks to XTaKeRuX for the music "Rocking Forward"

BaseballBiz
Brandon Noe returns and talks about the ALDS & NLDS games

BaseballBiz

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 12, 2022 28:28


Brandon Noe's suspension has been lifted and he returns to visit BaseballBiz We watched LIVE the end of Game 1 NLDS w/ Houston Astros & Seattle MarinersTampa Bay Rays & Cleveland Wild Card Games  -  Shortest & Longest games Willy May HayesHow many NFL football games can you fit into a 15 inning gameBrandon chooses the Atlanta Braves for this year's WS championsWill some team have to knock off some of the rust with too many days off between gamesMark emulates Dave WillsYordan Alvarez 3-run home run walk off in bottom of 9thBrandon asks are there other sports with as many variables in a game as baseballScott Servais was an Astro catcherDid we like the new 2022 Wild Card format for the MLB PostSeasonMLB trying some new questionable partnershipsUmps give Musgrove a Wet WillieBob Melvin steps up for MusgroveMLB “Up in Smoke” or “Charlotte's Web” sponsorships on the horizonWhat kind of CBD promotions will be in the stadiumsBrandon gives his take on the 10th inning Manfred ManAroldis Chapman could have been on the New York Yankees roster if he had only shown upRundown on Division game teamsSan Diego Padres will be facing the Los Angeles DodgersWhat the heck happened to the NY Mets -  Tommy Trumpet tune stopped and no place to sitPadres are doing it without TatisSan Diego will need an exorcism to prep for the DodgersMark was greedy and wanted to see 3 AL East teams in the Wild CardMoving the fences in Camden YardBrandon Hyde could be Manager of the Year with his development of the Baltimore OriolesCannabis on my mindRobby Ray faces Yordan Alvarez at the bottom of the 9th &  . . . What happenedBrandon Noe can be found @SportsBlitzPodBaseballBiz can be found on iheartradio, Stitcher, Apple, Spotify & Google podcasts & @TheBaseballBiz on Twitter  Please like, subscribe and remark. Let us know your thoughts about the show. Special thanks to XTaKeRuX for the music "Rocking Forward" 

Pair of Dice Lost
Exalted vs World of Darkness: City of the Bull God; Episode 11

Pair of Dice Lost

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 8, 2022 55:44


Slaughter at the Temple of the Dog You can't spell Slaughter without Laughter, and if a big Nephandus didn't pose a threat did you really think Vampires would? The unedited full session of this episode can be found at  https://sponsoredbynobody.podbean.com/e/exalted-vs-wod-city-of-the-bull-god-season-01-episode-06/  Rules for Exalted vs World of Darkness can be found at https://holdenshearer.wordpress.com/ You can send questions to apairofdicelost@gmail.com or @apairofdicelost on twitter. Music: Alexander Nakarada https://www.serpentsoundstudios.com/  :   "Apex", "Jack the Lumberer" Kevin Macleod https://freemusicarchive.org/music/Kevin_MacLeod/ : "Funky Energy Loop" Rafael Krux https://soundcloud.com/rafael-krux : "Rulers of Our Lands", "Epic Blockbuster 2" XtakerUX  https://soundcloud.com/xtakerux : "Free Will Possession", "Rocking Forward"

BaseballBiz
RaysUp - Wild Card Ready with Mat Germain_

BaseballBiz

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 7, 2022 27:40


@Mat_Germain_ joins the show and shares his insights into the RaysWild Card Game 1 is here.Tampa Bay Rays face the Cleveland Guardians Have the Rays suffered with their last 9 games on the roadKevin Cash v Terry (Tito) Francona - Friends, Rivals & PrankstersYandy Diaz pivotal to Rays successFriendship on the field Wander Franco Shane McClanahan v Shane BieberPedro Martinez assessment of McClanahanTyler Glasnow for game 2 who will be relieversJeffrey Springs & Drew Rasmussen could  be on the mound if there is a Game 3Taylor Walls brings it on for Defense how will his Offense fareRays Minor Leagues successes - breeding new talentWhy did we not see Taj Bradley make it to the big leagueWhere will you watch the PostSeason gamesMat Germain can be found on Twitter @Mat_GermainBaseballBiz can be found on iheartradio, Stitcher, Apple, Spotify & Google podcasts &@TheBaseballBiz on Twitter Please like, subscribe and remark. Let us know your thoughts about the show.Special thanks to XTaKeRuX for the music "Rocking Forward"

BaseballBiz
MLB Wild Card part 2 - Breakdown of Postseason games & Where to Watch

BaseballBiz

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 6, 2022 18:15


MLB Wild Card ScheduleTommy & Jimmy cable cord cutter workaround - do not try at homeAtlanta Braves clinch NL East DivisionHow to break a  101 / 61 win/loss tie between 2 teamsJesus Luzardo was happy to play the role of Spoiler to the Braves if just for one dayNL Wild Card - Padres @ Mets  plus Phillies @ CardinalsHow will you watch the gamesBreakdown of channels/stations that will be carrying the games, ESPN & ABCWhat is your choice Cable, Stream or Corner BarBaseballBiz is also on iheartradio, Stitcher, Apple, Spotify & Google podcasts &@TheBaseballBiz on Twitter Please like, subscribe and remark. Let us know your thoughts about the show.Special thanks to XTaKeRuX for the music "Rocking Forward"Sources includedhttps://www.sportingnews.com/us/mlb/news/mlb-playoff-bracket-2022-full-schedule-tv-channels/hf7e1grbqp81gn6hdwng1bd1https://www.mlb.com/news/2022-mlb-playoff-and-world-series-schedule#:~:text=All%20series%20are%20available%20in,minutes%20after%20the%20game%20ends).

BaseballBiz
Aaron Judge - his Yankees stock soars with 60 Home Runs

BaseballBiz

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 22, 2022 29:44


Aaron Judge rules with 60th Home Run of the SeasonMaris record at his fingertipsPirates the game they almost wonYankees Magic happened as some fans left the standBottom of the 9th and down by 4 runs - what do you do  a HR & an Ultimate Grand SlamsWe walk through the bottom of the 9thGiancarlo Stanton delivers the Ultimate Grand SlamMichael Kessler the Ultimate Fan who caught Judge's 60th Home RunWhat would you do if you caught the ballAL East StandingsAmerican League Wild Card StandingsSeattle, Toronto & Tampa BayTampa Bay Rays swept at home in a 3 game seriesTampa Baseball Museum in Ybor showcases local talent – Lance McCullers Jr, Kyle Tucker, Pete Alonso & Al LopezWill the fate of Freddie Freeman be the model for Judge's post season decisionsChipper Jones foresaw Freddie's futureWes Singletary, baseball author, will be at Tampa Baseball Museum for book signing this SaturdayBaseballBiz is also on iheartradio, Stitcher, Apple, Spotify & Google podcasts &@TheBaseballBiz on Twitter Please like, subscribe and remark. Let us know your thoughts about the show.Special thanks to XTaKeRuX for the music "Rocking Forward"

2 Beards 1 Beer - Der Bier-Podcast
Episode 82 - auf Wiederhören

2 Beards 1 Beer - Der Bier-Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 9, 2022 112:11


Das Bier in dieser Episode: Weißenoher greenMONKey Hersbrucker, Mandarina Bavaria und Polaris Bitburger Dry Hopped Zwickel Unterstützt wird diese Episode von: Stefan Elbel Thema: https://getraenke-news.de/sag-mir-wo-die-biere-sind/ Intromusik: Im Intro wird der Titel "White Crow" von XTaKeRuX verwendet: https://freemusicarchive.org/music/XTaKeRuX Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 4.0 License https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

BaseballBiz
RaysUp - Mat Germain & Mark look @ Tampa Bay Rays roster change impact

BaseballBiz

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 6, 2022 42:45


@Mat_Germain_  shares his insights into the Tampa Bay Rays organization Rays win the 3 game Yankees series at Home Real problem with Game 3 was Ji-man Choi in the #2 spot of the lineupYandy Diaz let final call of the game to the umpire on 3 – 2 countDavid Peralta or Jonathan Aranda should have been moved up in the lineupKevin Cash is loyal to his players to a faultWatching the Montgomery BiscuitsMat's analysis with 3-D pitching models Tracking command with Corey KluberAggressively Attacking the ZoneStretching Corey as Rays head to the playoffsKluber incognito on the bench extended to 7th Mat's process in evaluating Tampa Bay Rays minor league players & teamsTracking players through the levels of the minor leaguesOutfielders – competitive positions – Miles Mastrobuoni, Grant WitherspoonInfield Glut  -  Vidal Brujan & Xavier Edwards may be playing in the OutfieldTaylor Walls – elite defender at SS or 2ndWill Rays trade Brandon Lowe in off seasonJosh Lowe may be keeping an eye on Jose SiriWander Franco is warming up now with the Durham Bulls, Will Tyler Glasnow & Yonny Chirinos be back by playoffsMLB potential changes – number of pitchers on team rostersUmpires not giving the right calls & extending the pitch count RoboUmps & Pitch clock are on the horizonMLB takes over MiLB Operations in Vero Beach Double the camera angles to reduce human error on calls in baseballOrioles continue to fly higher this seasonTwins, Guardians & White Sox what is happening, AL Central banner  “Nobody wants it.”Great Fans of the game – love your team – love the game – respect the competitionHow Rays move pitchers like Taj Bradley & Shane Baz through the Rays minor league farm systemRays have the extra boost and momentum to close the gap with the YankeesSpecial Thanks to Mat Germain  @Mat_Germain­_ on Twitter for his insights, analysis and news on the Tampa Bay RaysBaseballBiz is also on iheartradio, Stitcher, Apple, Spotify & Google podcasts &@TheBaseballBiz on Twitter Please like, subscribe and remark. Let us know your thoughts about the show.Special thanks to XTaKeRuX for the music "Rocking Forward"

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Dodgers 2020 World Series, Covid Curveball author, Tim Neverett visits BaseballBiz

BaseballBiz

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 29, 2022 38:25


Tim Neverett, Author of Covid Curveball & Los Angeles Dodgers Play-By-Play Radio & TV announcer. Tim takes us through his journey of the 2020 MLB Covid Season with the  World Series Champions.Covid first shut down in the middle of the PAC 12 Basketball Tournament So many unknowns in the beginning A couple of months in hibernationRick Monday takes up camp in a RV @ Dodger Stadium parking lotGetting back to normalOrel Hershieser & Tim calling the games in the booth without fansCalling Away games with the lights off @ Dodger StadiumCoyotes in the parking lotStadium protocols Temperatures taken & Covid testingTracking the ball on the all-9 monitor systemFunky Arizona Center Field with the Yellow Line of demarcationNothing happens until you say it does in radioRelieved to be back on the road in 2022Dodgers Announcers but feels free to remark on poor playTesting positive in the middle of a double headerDodgers director of travel one of the best in the businessJoe Kelly and his Red Sox history with the AstrosJoe Kelly Fight Club stickers everywhereAlex Cora conversation with Tim about knowing what the Astros doTalking TrashDusty Baker the great ambassador for baseballCarlos Correa did not get a warm welcome @ Dodgers StadiumTim worked a couple of games for the Astros last yearMookie Betts is a positive leader for the team“Don't Run on Mookie” Dave Roberts & Game 5 with Clayton KershawWorld Series Game 6 – Kevin Cash pulling Blake Snell turned the tideJustin Turner removed from Game 6 due to Covid. How would Turner's Covid status impacted Game 7 taken place if Rays won Game 6?2022 MLB NLCS title?Looks like Dodgers will skip Wild Card seriesExpectations are high for 2022Reggie (Tim's dog) makes every day better Orel Hershiser builds a bridge between 1988 to 2020 Dodgers World Series in the Forward to the bookSpecial Thanks to Tim Neverett, Author of "Covid Curveball" Tim can be found @TimNeverett on Twitter and you can hear him call play by play on  Los Angeles Dodgers Play-By-Play Radio & TVBaseballBiz is also on iheartradio, Stitcher, Apple & Google podcasts You can reach Mark @TheBaseballBiz on Twitter & Brandon @SportsBlitzPod Special thanks to XTaKeRuX for the music "Rocking Forward"

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Toronto Blue Jays continue to rise - Brent Cardy visits BaseballBiz to break it down

BaseballBiz

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 24, 2022 32:44


Blue Jays & Canadian Baseball History Are the Yankees running out of ink to write their story?Injuries that have hurt Giancarlo Stanton, DJ LeMahieu, Matt CarpenterYankees needed to keep Jordan Montgomery to defeat the Blue JaysGeorge Springer goes 5 for 5Blue Jays score 28 runs record setting in BostonJays shutout Yankees at Home with Kevin GausmanMitch White from Dodgers now on the mound for TorontoJackie Bradley Junior will he make a positive differenceAaron hicks get to watch Whit Merrifield and his bouncing ballMysterious firing of Charlie Montoyo - what happened – Ask Ross AtkinsPlayers – Sunglasses needed &  a hole in Vladdy's gloveJohn Schneider elevated from minors to Blue Jays bench coach to manager Charlie Montoyo is a nice guyThere's no place like home – where was homeCovid NY – Patrick O'NeillToronto Maple Leafs baseball team later moved to Louisville, KYBabe Ruth, Sparky & Jack Hankook alums for the Maple LeafsRoy Halladay featured8 year anniversary of the Cardy Show coming upBrent Cardy is on twitter @CardyShowItUpSpecial Thanks to Brent Cardy of "The Cardy Show" podcast he can be found @TheCardyShow on Twitter and on most popular podcast directoriesBaseballBiz is also on iheartradio, Stitcher, Apple & Google podcasts You can reach Mark @TheBaseballBiz on Twitter & Brandon @SportsBlitzPod Special thanks to XTaKeRuX for the music "Rocking Forward"

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Boston Red Sox, a competitive and tough season - What's next?

BaseballBiz

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 16, 2022 46:25


Author, John Vampatella visits to talk about what is happening with the Boston Red Sox.We take a close look at the players, trades and mindset of the team & the fans.Red Sox pitcher, Michael Wacha returns to the moundAaron Judge strikes out 3X between Wacha & WhitlockWhat is Aaron Judge worth, would the Red Sox pick him upHow is Aunt Irene taking the Yankees losing streak?Giancarlo Stanton, Matt Carpenter, and DJ LeMahieu what their loss means to the YankeesBaltimore Orioles are competing again – only 1.5 games out of the MLB Wild CardRougned Odor fiery fellow with Pete FairbanksJohn sees parallel between how Astros & Orioles strategy in building a strong teamBeing bad can help you build an inexpensive team through the draftChaim Bloom knows Boston needs to build a strong farm system while still staying competitivePlease be patient Red Sox fans Christian Vasquez sent to Astros, Tommy Pham joins BostonPedro Martinez and headache criticism of the Red Sox and their bullpenVasquez will be a Free Agent by the end of the year – long term strategy may bring him backJackie Bradley Junior, one of the best defensive Center Fielders in the game – but not a huge lossRafael Devers, 25 years old, will Red Sox back up the Brinks' truck for him Juan Soto trade with PadresChris Sale bike fall unfortunate – take the rest of the year off – low mileage on the armRed Sox have a chance to get back into the Wild Card Race Paxton may be coming back and making a differenceChaim asks who has the Chris Sale voodoo dollSchadenfreude with the YankeesRing Worm kills 80 games for Fernando Tatis Jr  – questionable meds – 80 game suspension Padres not compassionate to Tatis Jr's plight  Wander Franco lost $650,000 in jewelry left in his carMentoring needed for younger playersNature of some young players thinking they are invincibleDoc Gooden & Darryl Strawberry stories on young players who face challenges & addictionsUConn Sports Ministry – Working with young athletes to provide guidance on life's challengesLife of a student athlete can be like living in a pressure cooker.Teams should have a vested interest in keeping a player clean and on trackNew England Sports fans can look forward to Football SeasonWill there be 4 AL teams in the MLB playoffsThanks again to Boston Red Sox fan & Author, John Vampatella for visiting BaseballBiz and sharing his thoughts on the team. John Vampatella's book "The Forgotten Game: Game 5 2004 ALCS Yankees at Red Sox" can be found on Amazon.com. John is on Twitter @JohnVampatellaBaseballBiz is also on iheartradio, Stitcher, Apple, Spotify & Google podcasts You can reach Mark @TheBaseballBiz on Twitter  Special thanks to XTaKeRuX for the music "Rocking Forward"

BaseballBiz
MLB Rundown & Wild Card where will the Orioles & White Sox land

BaseballBiz

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 11, 2022 22:02


Big Picture who is leading the American League with 7 Wins for the last 10 games?Who will be the division winners?National LeagueSteve Cohen's Amazing Mets pitching is amazing Mets Manager, Buck Showalter speaks about Jacob deGrom's return', “He was something”After 13 months deGrom delivers 12 SO's in 5.2 innings againstMax Scherzer delivers 11 SOsMets took 4 of 5 against the Atlanta BravesBraves & NY Mets Fights in the stands are not acceptable – Little League players can teach us all something on sportsmanshipTight NL Central Cardinals leading the division by 1 game over the Milwaukee BrewersReds, Cubs & Pirates unlikely Wild Card candidatesNL WestDave Roberts LA Dodgers leading the packPadres made major moves bringing on Juan Soto & Josh Bell from the NationalsAmerican League Astros are now co-leaders with the Yankees with a .640 winning averageYankees & Mariners 13 inning game began with Gerrit Cole facing off with Luis Castillo Mariners used 5 pitchers & Yankees used 7 pitchers in that gameYankees slow slide down from a .724 winning percentage to .640 todayReflecting on Mark & Brandon's predictions AL Central – Expected the White Sox to have a strong.AL West – Dusty Baker's boys are leading strong Mariners are coming on strongExpectations of the Angels have been dashed Sadness for the Red Sox – as Chris Sale was in a bike accident and has a wrist injury that will take him out for the remainder of 2022AL Wild Card likely candidates  – Toronto, Seattle, Tampa Bay Rays or Baltimore OrioleSpecial Thanks to Brandon Noe for his baseball insight & news reports BaseballBiz can be found on iheartradio, Stitcher, Apple, Spotify & Google podcasts &@TheBaseballBiz on Twitter  We welcome you to like, subscribe and remark about BaseballBiz.Let us know your thoughts about the show.Special thanks to XTaKeRuX for the music "Rocking Forward"

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Baseball Assistance Team (B.A.T.) Erik Nilsen discusses helping those in need

BaseballBiz

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 3, 2022 26:22


Baseball Assistance Team (B.A.T.) helping those in needErik Nilsen, Executive Director of the Baseball Assistance Team (B.A.T)Mark talks about Players aiding others, David Price, Nelson Cruz and then discovering B.A.T.Origin: B.A.T. began under Peter Ueberroth, Commissioner of Baseball in 1986Baseball Assistance Team helps people in the Baseball community with a short term bridgeApplicants include, players, coaches, minor leaguers, clubhouse employees, widows, During natural disasters B.A.T has provided a short term bridge for people in need with housing, medical expenses, food, utilities, prescriptions & funeral expenses Tim McDowell leads program on Mental Health & Addiction program helping to pay for rehab & therapistsExpanding Reach with Minor League consultants in Panama, Puerto Rico, West Coast, East Coast and around the worldCovid Pandemic increased need resulting in over 1200 applications to B.A.T. for aidMLB pays for B.A.T. salaries & expenses so all B.A.T. contributions go directly to those in needMain source of funding is from Major League Baseball Players contributions through payroll deductions Many B.A.T. employees have a history in baseball and have a greater understanding of those in need within baseballFinancial counseling & also work with Direct Path to give applicants a way to minimize their medical costsAiding former players integrate back into society after their careers with consulting & finding job opportunitiesAdam Jones & Gary Thorne help with scholarship program for degrees & vocational schoolsAndy Lane story – B.A.T. aided the Lane family with the health and development of their son Jackson  Ability to impact lives & making a differenceFunding & demand – Players' generosity is the majority of where their funding comes fromFans can participate and make donations or participate in auctions Signed jerseys & memorabilia auction for FansB.A.T. Application process Where is the greatest need?  loss of income, medical emergencies, addiction, disasters & families in needThank you to Erik Nilsen & The Baseball Assistance Team for being a lifeline to those in the baseball communityIf you know someone in need or just want to know more you can reach out to B.A.T. at BAT@MLB.com or speak to them directly Monday -Friday at 212-931-7822 where they have a bi-lingual staff who can answer your questions. https://www.mlb.com/baseball-assistance-teamSpecial Thanks to Erik Nilsen for sharing the story of the Baseball Assistance Team BaseballBiz can be found on iheartradio, Stitcher, Apple, Spotify & Google podcasts & @TheBaseballBiz on Twitter    We welcome you to like, subscribe and remark about BaseballBiz. Let us know your thoughts about the show. Special thanks to XTaKeRuX for the music "Rocking Forward"

BaseballBiz
Lou Schiff Part 2, Baseball and Law class

BaseballBiz

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 28, 2022 20:58


Minor League settlements, Flying Hot Dogs, Bat Boys & The LawThe Honorable Lou Schiff,  Judge in Broward County Florida. A Marlins fan who is also a professor who teaches a course on Baseball and the Law at Mitchell Hamline School of Law Part 1 of the Lou Schiff interview can be found hereLou has a variety of special professional guests for his classBob Whitsitt – GM & President of several teams including Trail Blazers & Seattle SeahawksMelissa Ludtke, Sports Journalist – won lawsuit be allowed in MLB locker rooms. @MelissaLudtkeAdam Hanson, Attorney & former Twins Bat Boy for for 11 years @adam_hanson1 Stew Thornley – Official Scorer for Twins & helps write the explanation of the rules for MLB and on appeals committee for scoring decisions @stewthornleySt. Paul Saints – most wonderful hostsMinor LeaguesTreatment of Minor Leaguers & 185 million dollar settlementManfred believes Minor Leaguers are not mistreatedMinor Leaguers are asking for more. Not an internship. This is a job.They are asking for more than just PBJ sandwiches & 400 mile bus ridesTom Whaley attorney for Twins, CHS on building a community ball park with state & private funds.  St Paul Saints, Twins Affilate, are drawing 8,000 attendance @StPaulSaints Minnesota NICEDerek Jeter, The Captain & ESPN – will they cover his time with the Marlins? Freddie Freeman's agent defamation suit – Can agent be considered a public official or a private person. The Baseball Rule – assumption of risk when you buy a ticket.  Flying hot dog liability? Special Thanks to Lou Schiff for sharing his knowledge, stories and experience with the @TheBaseballBiz audience.You can find Lou daily on Twitter @BaseballandLawPart 1 of the Lou Schiff interview is here  BaseballBiz is also on iheartradio, Stitcher, Apple, Spotify & Google podcasts & @TheBaseballBiz on Twitter   We welcome you to like, subscribe and remark about BaseballBiz.Let us know your thoughts about the show. Special thanks to XTaKeRuX for the music "Rocking Forward"

BaseballBiz
Marlins, Baseball & the Law with Lou Schiff – Part 1

BaseballBiz

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 20, 2022 29:38


The Honourable Lou Schiff visits and we talk about the Marlins Moments of Greatness & Great MediocritySandy Alcantara needs some help from the Marlins batsJoey Wendle & Jorge Soler we expect moreJon Berti is fast but still on IL with Jazz ChisolmWhat about the catchingGarrett Cooper's batting is fallingMarlins are exactly where they should be.Bouncing around .500Even Orioles are above .500Avi Garcia is fast in the outfieldWill the Marlins bring up Max Meyer or will they wait until 2023How do you catch the Phillies?Mets best 125 game team is in the leadMLB teams firing their managers is that a solution?Marlins are 5.5 games out of being in a playoff spotDown on the farm – MarlinsMiami's draft – Jacob Berry brings a strong batter to the programLuke Williams helps out, Billy Hamilton brings some speedMarlins Season ticket Holders will have tickets to World Baseball ClassicCraig Calcaterra's Rethinking Fandom – People Cheer for PlayersMiami, Heat, Dolphins, Hurricaines & Panthers making it work with the fansNo Dynasties in baseballASG – Dodgers, Clayton Kershaw starting for NL, Marlins, Sandy Alcantara starts 2nd inningMarlins have lost (20) 1 run games – no consistency in hittingBaseball and the Law part 2 will come out in the next BaseballBiz episodePart 2 of this episode will cover more of Lou's adventures into the Law of Baseball and his recent experience with the St Paul Saints Baseball organizationYou can find Lou Schiff daily on Twitter @BaseballandLawBaseballBiz is also on iheartradio, Stitcher, Apple, Spotify & Google podcasts &@TheBaseballBiz on Twitter Please like, subscribe and remark. Let us know your thoughts about the show.Special thanks to XTaKeRuX for the music "Rocking Forward" 

BaseballBiz
RaysUp - Mat Germain visits to discuss Tampa Bay Rays growth & change

BaseballBiz

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 14, 2022 41:32


AL East Hot Topics, Tampa Bay Rays, Yankees, Red Sox, Orioles, Blue Jays, Charlie Montoyo firing Jonathan India, cornerstone for the Reds – one that the Rays pursuedThe Rays are the Mystique of the X-men change to a new shape when neededBrandon Lowe took a solid hit to the helmet last week in the Minors, we expect him to be back soon.Moving the pieces as players come up and go down Strong main players that are out Zunino, Lowe, Franco, Kiermaier & MargotChristian Bethancourt good framer for the Rays What will the team look like at the Trade Deadline?Will addition of Yu Chang make Brujan a good trading piece?Christian Bethancourt & Francisco Mejia experience playing together in Winter LeagueYandy Diaz is invaluable at the plate. The Rays need more like YandyPlaying time for Ji-man Choi has been reduced. What gives?Isaac Paredes has been a great trade for Austin MeadowsCompetition breeds excellence with the Rays – Jonathan Aranda and others fight to stay in the showWill Wander Franco walk the injury path like Aaron Judge?Corey Kluber can be the man whose hands steadies the PitchingAs trade deadline approaches where will the Rays buy or trade Rehab guys who we look forward to seeing again Yonny Chirinos, Andrew Kittredge, Nick Anderson, and Cody ReedAlexis Diaz could be an ideal piece for the RaysShohei Ohtani trade would elevate the Rays to a new presence Rays MiLB players shine, @KyleTMazardo, @TajBradley, Willy Vasquez, & Orlando Barrios named Pitchers and Players of the week in their respective leagues - Taj Bradley will be a key pitcher for the TBRays future. We could see him in August or September with the Rays How will firing Blue Jays manager, Charlie Montoyo impact their playersMat points out that Blue Jays do not have the depth to advance to the playoffs Ryu & Kikuchi have not proven worthwhile. Tyler Glasnow may return this season and could get limited play as a relief pitcher or closer in the post-seasonSpecial Thanks to Mat Germain  @Mat_Germain­_ on Twitter for his insights, analysis and news on the Tampa Bay RaysBaseballBiz is also on iheartradio, Stitcher, Apple, Spotify & Google podcasts & @TheBaseballBiz on Twitter Please like, subscribe and remark. Let us know your thoughts about the show.Special thanks to XTaKeRuX for the music "Rocking Forward" 

Rob's Reliability Project
MD Vault - Asset Management, Risk & Business Processes with Suzane Greeman

Rob's Reliability Project

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 5, 2022 46:13


This week I'm joined by Suzane Greeman to discuss asset management and why your business processes are holding you back from achieving your reliability goals. Thank you for listening and if you enjoy the show, please subscribe to Rob's Reliability Project on your favourite podcast platform and share it with your colleagues. You can also follow Rob's Reliability Project on LinkedIn and Facebook and check out robsreliability.com as well. If you're looking for a shorter tip, subscribe to Rob's Reliability Tip of the Day on your favorite podcast platform or on your Amazon Alexa as a Flash Briefing. Finally, if there are any topics, guests you'd like to hear from, questions you want answered, or if you'd like to appear on the podcast, email me at robsreliabilityproject@gmail.com Follow Rob's Reliability Project on LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/company/robsreliabilityproject/ Follow Rob's Reliability Project on Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/robsreliabilityproject/ Music by XTaKeRuX, Song: White Crow is licensed under a Creative Commons 4.0 Attribution License.

BaseballBiz
MLB This Week League & Division Rundown with Brandon Noe on BaseballBiz

BaseballBiz

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 30, 2022 52:36


Brandon Noe @SportsBlitzPod brings us his this week's MLB Breakdown by each division  AL East StandingsYankees – A Legendary YearWhat is Aaron Judge worth? $19 million or more.A few of our AL EAST All-Star candidates Tampa Bay Rays - Shane McClanahanBlue Jays – Alejandro Kirk or Alek ManoahJohn Vampatella – recent interview on Boston & AL East Beast Red Sox – Rafael Devers               MLB All-Star game ballotsAL CentralTwins Hitting Coach leaves mid-season for a more lucrative deal at LSUSam Flood announces special July 3rd Peacock MLB game without announcersHistoric Keeneland race course without announcersHitting MUTE button and finding alternative sources (radio) for the game.AL WestAngels & Mariners series Mike Trout, Winker & Head Hunting Angels & Mariners donnybrookArchie Bradley injured during the brouhahaThe only thing missing during this series was 2 teams with good recordsOakland A's Denied Aaron Judge a hit with 4 plate appearances.A's made a decent showingA's may be moving to Vegas minus $1 billion relocation feeAstros impact on Yankees6 weeks without Bryce Harper with the Phillies – Thumb & Elbow repair neededSandy Alcantara  - Miami Marlins – leads MLB with WAR of 4.2Dodger, Freddie Freeman returns to Standing Ovation in AtlantaFreeman contract negotiations with Braves was questionableWhat about Dansby SwansonWhat will Aaron Judge's Free Agency look like next year- Red Sox or Mets Options?NL EastMets falling to Astros in New YorkNL CentralWilly Adames of the Brewers visits his Tampa Ray Friends at the TropPaul Goldschmidt kicking it with the CardinalsDodgers leading the NL WestEvan Longoria shining at the plate with the GiantsDave Roberts remarks & #MLBNetwork stir up the AL East teams & fansMLB All-Star game VotesGreat love to @SportsBlitzPod and his futureVery Special Thank you to Brandon Noe @SportsBlitzPod as he leaves @TheBaseballBiz and heads onto new adventures.    He will be missed and we look forward to his future revisits to the show.Brandon Noe Goofy Gobbler & other favorite show links2020 Goofy Gobbler2021 Gobbler MLB Lockout January 2022  BaseballBiz is also on iheartradio, Stitcher, Apple, Spotify & Google podcasts You can reach Mark @TheBaseballBiz & Brandon @SportsBlitzPod on Twitter  Special thanks to XTaKeRuX for the music "Rocking Forward"

BaseballBiz
Boston Red Sox, Yankees & AL East Beast in the MLB with John Vampatella

BaseballBiz

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 28, 2022 47:57


2022 AL East BeastOrioles not the Cupcakes of the pastIt is Painful to acknowledge Yankees performance this yearBoston had a rough 10 – 19 start for the YankeesFan complaints on Cashman & Aaron Boone have Aaron Judge28 home runs is the lynchpin for Yankees successStrong presence at the plate like Gary Sheffield & David OrtizCould the Red Sox sign Judge as a Free Agent for next yearJohn recounts Alaska Baseball League playing Aaron JudgeAunt Irene is a critical Yankees FanHow did the Red Sox rise out of the basement this yearMichael Wacha a pleasant surpriseEarly season Boston Offense was suffering Trevor Story was crazy in MayRotation is pretty good Offense has become strongerKyle Schwarber & Hunter Renfro departuresChaim Bloom brought in some strong prospects with Jackie Bradley JuniorTrevor Story Chaim Bloom & Pitching bringing in Rich Hill, Michael Wacha,Changes in the bullpenJohn Schreiber has been incredible out of the pen, dominant in reliefHouck & Whitlock have stepped upWaiting for Nate Eovaldi, Chris Sale, James PaxtonBloom has held it together with duct tape and baling wire with the pitching staffYankees have a solid 5 man rotation who have started Gerrit Cole, Jameson Taillon, Jordan Montgomery,  Luis Severino, Nestor CortesThe 2004 WS Red Sox champions rotation did not have injury issues with their pitching staff4 AL East teams could be in the 2022 MLB 12 team playoffsYankees continue to manage the entire AL East divisionTough upcoming 20 game stretch for Boston up against Yankees, Rays & Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays, Tampa Bay Rays & Boston Red Sox2021 ALCS – Houston Astros & Boston – Mark became a Boston Red SoxWho is your Boston Red Sox Hall of Famer – Rafael DeversWhat will Devers be able to get a great deal with BostonPlayer Health vs Contract length – remember MLB league minimum Dustin Pedroia contract2004 game 5 of ALCS – Manny Rivera, Pedro Martinez, Derek JeterBrockton Rox – ESPN article on Amateur League filled with sons of Legends, David Ortiz, Pedro Martinez, Manny Ramirez, Gary Sheffield & Keith Foulke Red Sox Minor League Worcester WooSox (formerly PawSox) looking down on the Farm for Chaim Blooms choicesFan Binary perspective of World Series Championship or Failure doesn't allow some to enjoy the gameExpanded Playoffs give more fans hopeMookie broke my heart but gave me a baseball memory foreverMinor league love watching develop 1980's 3 Big East teams made the final 4. The AL East this year may be like thatJohn Vampatella's book "The Forgotten Game: Game 5 2004 ALCS Yankees at Red Sox"  can be found on Amazon.comBaseballBiz is also on iheartradio, Stitcher, Apple, Spotify & Google podcastsYou can reach Mark @TheBaseballBiz & Brandon @SportsBlitzPod on Twitter Special thanks to XTaKeRuX for the music "Rocking Forward"

BaseballBiz
Locked on Pirates, Ethan Smith visits BaseballBiz & talk Oneil Cruz, Bligh Madris & Jack Suwinski

BaseballBiz

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 24, 2022 30:52


Locked On Pirates host, Ethan Smith & BaseballBiz meet to talk the business of the PiratesFront Office ChangesNeal Huntington leaves and there is a new strategyBen Cherington emphasis on putting the young guys on the fieldEnjoying the gameEric Neander built Thank you to Pirates for Tyler Glasnow & Austin MeadowsMeadows traded to Tigers for Isaac Paredes Pirates Manager, Derek Shelton, former hitting coach for Minnesota & Tampa Bay Lineups can be a bit interesting Ke'Bryan Hayes leads off,   Bryan Reynolds, Jack Suwinski, Michael ChavisThese guys really gel togetherOneil Cruz should have come up from the Minors soonerService Time manipulation? Free AgencyAaron Judge completing his 6 yearsBligh Madris Pirates are flat out better than the Chicago CubsWinning 4 of their last 5 games is a good thingOneil Cruz & Bligh Madris are becoming a huge part of the offenseVogelbach speaks to the new blood of the teamPirates have called up 12 new guys this yearWho will be the leader of this team? Ke'Bryan Hayes?Watching the Minors and waiting for them to come up, Rays, Wander Franco examplePast Leadership of the Rays, Charlie Morton, Rich Hill, Nelson Cruz. This year the Rays are lacking that team leadershipWhat are the Cubs doing, Sara Sanchez and Bleed Cubbie BlueReds not making a difference with Rookie of the Year, Jonathan India.  Will the Reds make a commitment to their team and the fans to build a better teamCubs & the Reds may not getting better, the Pirates certainly have a brighter futureThe PNC Park experience Pittsburgh Pirates have to compete for Steeler s & Penguins fansAll-Star candidate – David Bednar, pitcher, closer, may be that guyMain 2022 goal for the Pirates – Don't lose 100 games again70 wins is possible for growth this yearDrastic roster changes since AprilAndrew Knapp, Cole Tucker & other no longer with the teamBig Guys in MLB making a difference Daniel Vogelbach, Rowdy Tellez, Alejandro KirkFinding the unsung signings – 2021 Atlanta Braves was amazing with their mid-season tradesSpecial Thanks to Ethan Smith from the podcast, Locked On Pirates. Ethan can be found @mvp_EtHaN, @LockedOnPirates for sharing his insights into the world of the Pittsburgh Pirates.BaseballBiz is also on iheartradio, Stitcher, Apple, Spotify & Google podcastsYou can reach Mark @TheBaseballBiz & Brandon @SportsBlitzPod on Twitter Special thanks to XTaKeRuX for the music "Rocking Forward"

BaseballBiz
Yankees Rise - Rays Fall, MiLB Louisville Bats & MLB Rundown

BaseballBiz

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 16, 2022 25:36


Mark @TheBaseballBiz visits the Louisville Bats at Slugger FieldWhite Sox  affiliate Charlotte Knights v Reds affiliate Louisville BatsGavin Sheets & Jonathan India faced off in the MiLBBaseball Family Fun, Fireworks & Fight ChantsSupport your local Minor League teamsNew York Yankees v Tampa Bay RaysYankees continue to RiseAaron Judge hits 25th Home Run of the yearGerrit Cole v Corey KluberThe Rays errors from Manuel Margot, Randy Arozarena16 minutes lost by Umpires trying to increase the pace of playSporting News article details what happened with the Umpire discussionBrandon @SportsBlitzPod gives the MLB RundownNL East Atlanta Braves is looking goodSt. Louis Cardinals leading NL CentralDodgers & Padres tied for the lead in NL WestYankees 6th team to win 46 of their first 62 gamesMatt Carpenter is setting new personal recordsTarik Skubal will he make All Star GameJoe Maddon's Mohawk did not save his Angels or his jobWhat's happening in other Sports NHL Stanley Cup - Tampa Bay Lightning,  BaseballBiz is also on iheartradio, Stitcher, Apple, Spotify & Google podcastsYou can reach Mark @TheBaseballBiz & Brandon @SportsBlitzPod on Twitter Special thanks to XTaKeRuX for the music "Rocking Forward"

BaseballBiz
NCAA Women's Softball World Series with Mary Kitts & revisit Kentucky Bourbons

BaseballBiz

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 9, 2022 59:46


Mary Kitts joins Mark as we take a look at the final games of the NCAA Women's World SeriesWatch on ESPN & moreMary Kitts takes a look at the 2 remaining teamsUCLA fallsUnseeded Texas Longhorns ascends to the finalsPatty Gasso continues to lead her Sooners to victoriesKentucky BoubonsCoach Cobb shares his insights into his KY Bourbons teamDrafted by Minnesota Twins5 man infieldAPSPL a new slowpitch leagueWhere do you find players for a new teamWhat it took to get to and win the World SeriesBill Gatti - All American Football - UL - WFL - Best Power HitterWhitlock Brothers Dave and GregBilly "White Shoes" Johnson - "you got to get on base before you can steal"Fans shared bus with the team on the roadRough night in Milwaukee turns to fisticuffs - Rick Wilson warns Coach CobbButler High School great atheltic school including Braves, Adam Duvall, Jodie Mudd, Eddie Mudd & Mike CampbellFall Cities Golf Tournament Champions including Chris CorbettThanks to Mary Kitts for sharing her expertise & enthusiasm on NCAA Division 1 Softball.Thanks to Coach Cobb for bringing the Kentucky Bourbons back to life on our show.BaseballBiz is also on iheartradio, Stitcher, Apple, Spotify & Google podcastsYou can reach Mark @TheBaseballBiz & Brandon @SportsBlitzPod on Twitter Special thanks to XTaKeRuX for the music "Rocking Forward"Apologies for the technical difficulties with this one

BaseballBiz
MLB Rundown, José Ramírez, & Francisco Lindor rule, Eovaldi & Valdez pitch complete games

BaseballBiz

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 2, 2022 46:16


Mark & Brandon give you each MLB divisions. Who's hot and who is not. Mark Kitts joins us again to talk about the upcoming NCAA Softball World Series1:13  AL East Division2:11 – Boston Red Sox, Nate Eovaldi pitches complete game after 210 starts3:44  Tampa Bay Rays it's Kevin Kiermaier week with lead-off Home Run as designated hitter.5:00 AL Central division – Twins still leading the divisionRoyals, Zach Greinke experiencing some tightness6:20 – Cleveland Guardians, José Ramírez is Player of the month. Can you imagine if Francisco Lindor was still with Cleveland playing with José Ramírez8:53 – American League9:20 Texas Rangers, Eli White is outstanding with 3 to 4 foot leap snatching potential HR from Ji-Man Choi. White continued to mark10:45 – Complete Games – Framber Valdez pitches 9 innings with durability pitching over 100 pitches per game for last 3 games. Old school pitching11:35 – Angels get swept losing 4 straight games at home against Blue JaysSyndergard suffering & Trout has troubles. Should Joe Madden be tweaking his resumeYankees beat Angels 9 to 114:00 NL East Mets, Marlins & Nationals 15:00 – Met's Francisco Lindor MLB May Player of  the monthOur Mets & Padres LCS 2021 projections moved to 2022Francisco Lindor – NL Player of the monthPirates have really been shaking things up with the Dodgers. 19:20 - Cardinals have won 7 of their last 10 games. Goldschmidt has 20 game hitting streak & 34 on base streak.19:55  - Cubs & RedsTommy Pham should take his Joc Pederson complaints to the Fantasy League Commissioner Mike TroutPirates steal Dave Roberts 50th birthday celebration with the Dodgers23:30 – Evan Longoria hits 5 Home Runs in 6 game stretch as 3rd baseman for the GiantsWill Longoria reach HOF status or at least the Hall of Very Good25:30 Savannah Bananas selling out every game –  Brett Phillips would be having loads of fun here.  Rules of the Bananas – Bunting sucks, Stealing First is okayBaseball is played much like match play golf 29:05 Brandon @SportsBlitzPod gives other sports rundownNHL enters into players. Greatest goalie in the world, Andrei Vasilevskiy is the best NASCAR moves to Portland & St Louis soon31:04 NCAA WCWS Softball World Series with Mary KittsPotential champion – Oklahoma & Northwestern3 unseeded teams Texas, Arizona, Mississippi State and Oregon State have defeated seeded teamsFlorida took down Virginia TechHow do teams advance in Softball post season, Conference Championships, Regionals, Super RegionalsYou can watch NCAA Softball WCWS this week on ESPNThanks to Mary Kitts for sharing her expertise & enthusiasm on NCAA Division 1 Softball.  BaseballBiz is also on iheartradio, Stitcher, Apple, Spotify & Google podcasts You can reach Mark @TheBaseballBiz & Brandon @SportsBlitzPod on Twitter  Special thanks to XTaKeRuX for the music "Rocking Forward" 

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NCAA D1 Softball Super Regionals analysis with Mary Kitts - Bonus BaseballBiz

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Play Episode Listen Later May 27, 2022 16:01


Mary Kitt's Softball Player & Enthusiast on the NCAA D1 Super RegionalsNCAA Division 1 Softball Super Regionals have begunFlorida State (FSU) worked hard and finished regular season with only 5 lossesMississippi State eliminates FSU to enter Super RegionalsCentral Florida (UCF) defeats Michigan in an 11 innings game pitched by RHP Kama WoodallUCF now enters into its first Super Regional & now faces #1 Oklahoma (OU) at Oklahoma OU is always prepared and recently defeated Texas A&M 20 to 0Jocelyn Alo continues to hit Home Runs for OUFinals are always played in Oklahoma Florida (UF) also advanced to Super Regionals and now must face #3 Virginia TechAlabama shockingly lost to unseeded team Stanford            Alana Vawter pitching shut out Alabama twiceGreat pitchers to watch in Super RegionalsValerie Cagle from ClemsonKeely Rochard from Virginia TechJordan Ball from OU (may be out for Super Regionals)FSU looking to the future. Michaela Edenfield & Kathryn Sandercock – 2 of the top 25 players in the country story by gwynrhodes @okaygwynPlayers leaving Danielle Watson & Mack LeonardReturning FSU players include strong batters Kalei Harding & Kaley MudgeFSU will miss Sydney SherrillWho will be the major contenders in the remaining 16 teams?UCLA #5  Arkansas #4 – first ever Super RegionalsVirginia Tech – Strong Pitching Staff Stanford & Mississippi State may surprise everyoneIt all began on Thursday, May 26Get ready for some face-paced 7 inning games for these NCAA D1 Softball World Series – June 2nd through 9thESPN2 will be carrying most of the gamesThanks to Mary Kitts for sharing her expertise & enthusiasm on NCAA Division 1 Softball.BaseballBiz is also on iheartradio, Stitcher, Apple, Spotify & Google podcastsYou can reach Mark @TheBaseballBiz & Brandon @SportsBlitzPod on Twitter Special thanks to XTaKeRuX for the music "Rocking Forward"