Episodes
The Seattle Mariners banked an incredibly important come-from-behind W against the Rangers last night, and would you believe it… our own Jordan Shusterman was asleep for it all. Jake fills Jordan in on what he missed, while Jordan shares his appreciation for the man who hit the walk-off double to win it: J.P. Crawford. Then, the guys recap the circus that was the Mets/Marlins game, celebrate the Orioles’ clinching of the AL East, and discuss Buck Showalter, Angel Hernandez, and Service Gators...
Published 09/29/23
Published 09/29/23
The Mariners secured a much-needed win against the Houston Astros last night, bringing them to within 0.5 games of the AL wildcard spot. Jake and Jordan break down the match-up and discuss the funniest possible situation for the AL West postseason race. Then, the guys are joined by Jake’s mom, a lifelong Orioles fan, to reminisce about 18x All-Star Brooks Robinson, who passed away earlier this week. Finally, the guys touch on the Cubs disaster in Atlanta, marvel at Elly De La Cruz’s absolute...
Published 09/27/23
Jordan’s beloved Seattle Mariners were swept by the Rangers over the weekend, and then lost an additional game to the Astros, causing them to fall 1.5 games back of the AL Wild Card spot. Jake and Jordan break down exactly what’s going wrong for the Mariners. Then, the guys celebrate Phillies Pitcher Orion Kerkering’s debut performance, check in with the NL Postseason race, and recap Joey Votto Day in Cincinnati. Merch Link: podswag.com/baseball
Published 09/26/23
There’s just over a week remaining in the 2023 MLB regular season but there’s still so many things yet to be decided. Jake and Jordan break down the AL East race, the NL Wild Card mess, potential seeding implications and a whole lot more. Then, the guys tell us everything that we need to know about Junior Caminero, one of baseball’s top prospects who was just called up by the Tampa Bay Rays. Finally, the guys chat about cheap wine, the ability to fall asleep, and Baseball United in The Good,...
Published 09/22/23
He did it! Adam Wainwright notched his 200th win in the Cardinals 1-0 win over the Brewers. Jake and Jordan celebrate this achievement and debate over whether the Cardinals being awful this year was actually a good thing for Waino’s goodbye tour. Then, we answer your mailbag questions, break down the AL West race, and talk about a funny Phil Cuzzi moment in the Orioles/Astros matchup last night. Merch Link: podswag.com/baseball
Published 09/20/23
The Rays and Orioles both clinched a postseason berth over the weekend, amidst their epic 2-2 series split. Jake and Jordan talk about the terrific pitching performance of friend of the show Grayson Rodriguez, and discuss how much harder the Orioles partied after clinching (See John Angelos drinking from the dong bong) than the Rays did. Then, the guys give their thoughts on the Dodgers winning yet another NL West title, touch on the Padres first W4 of the season, and bid farewell to the...
Published 09/18/23
The Braves have officially clinched the NL East for the sixth year in a row. Jake and Jordan break down how they did it and what we can expect from the team this postseason. Then, Alex Speier from the Boston Globe joins the show to talk about the Red Sox firing of Chief Baseball Officer Chaim Bloom. Finally, the guy’s touch on the Rangers mop of the Blue Jays, expound Rule 34, and explain why Producer Chris has so many big feelings today. Merch Link: podswag.com/baseball
Published 09/15/23
Jake and Jordan break down a meaty Phillies-Braves series in Philadelphia, and marvel at Matt Olson’s 51st HR of the year. Plus - despite partially tearing his UCL last month, news broke this week that Orioles closer Felix Bautista might still pitch again this season. The boys debate the most likely scenario for The Mountain, and the Orioles' postseason bullpen. And finally, the guys chat about Adam Wainwright’s 199th win, and say goodbye to the Royals, A’s, White Sox, and Rockies, who are...
Published 09/13/23
Less than three weeks remain in the 2023 regular season. Jake and Jordan break down the weekend action and the impact on the postseason races, then dive into the strange postgame comments made by Mariners pitcher George Kirby, debate over whether it now makes sense for the Angels to trade Mike Trout, and celebrate the news that friend of the show Pete Crow-Armstrong is being called up to the majors by the Chicago Cubs. Merch Link: podswag.com/baseball
Published 09/11/23
This week, Adam Wainwright did something that is incredibly uncommon in the year 2023; face Ronald Acuna Jr four times in a single game. Jake and Jordan break down this match-up and talk about Wainwright’s chase for his 200th career win. Then, the guys check in on some of the most important milestones of the year, including Carlos Correa’s GIDP chase, plus they touch on Roger Clemens’ Twitter account, Lance Lynn, and some outrageous Atlantic League OPS numbers. Merch Link: podswag.com/baseball
Published 09/08/23
Angels superstar Shohei Ohtani was absent from the teams Picture Day, which meant that a mysterious body double wearing an Ohtani jersey was called in to fill in his spot. Jake and Jordan ponder who this mystery man was, and discuss how this decision might have come about. Then, with only a few weeks remaining in the season, the boys take a bird’s eye view of the AL and NL Wild Card races and predict who will claim those spots. Finally, they touch on Giancarlo Stanton reaching 400 homers,...
Published 09/06/23
What better way to spend a lazy Labor Day than listening to your good pals Jake and Jordan dig deep into their mailbag and answer some of your best and silliest questions, such as; “If you were a GM, what type of team would you want to take over,” “What is the most Jewish about baseball,” “Who wins in an all-time birthday game between Jake and Jordan,” “What type of contract would it take to keep Ohtani at the Angels?” plus a whole lot more. Also, if you’ve been wondering where the Original...
Published 09/04/23
Three of the six Angels players that were put on waivers earlier this week (Giolito, Moore and Lopez) were claimed by the Cleveland Guardians, a team that is currently only five games behind the Minnesota Twins in the AL Central. Jake and Jordan break down this move, and discuss other notable waiver claims such as Hunter Renfroe and Harrison Bader to the Reds, and Dominic Leone to Seattle. Then, the guys run through the latest September call-ups, headlined by the Yankees’ 20-year-old phenom...
Published 09/01/23
The Angels have placed six players, including Lucas Giolito, on waivers in an attempt to dump salary now that they are out of the postseason picture. Jake and Jordan break down this embarrassing move for the franchise, and explain how it’s not only an admission of failure, but also an admission that they will probably not be able to retain Ohtani come season’s end. Then, Maddie Lee from the Chicago Sun-Times joins the show to talk about Jeimer Candelario’s arrival in Chicago, Mark Leiter Jr’s...
Published 08/30/23
Baseball players played a lot of baseball this weekend, and if you missed any of the action, don’t fret. Jake and Jordan break it all down, including the Mariners’ sweep over the Royals to lift them to first place in the AL West, the Brewers’ sweep over a Padres team that’s as good as dead, an impressive Jordan Wicks debut for the Cubs, Ohtani’s dominance against the Mets despite his torn UCL, Miggy’s homer against the Astros to move up in the all-time home run list, and a whole lot more....
Published 08/28/23
Nationals legend Stephen Strasburg has announced his retirement from the game of baseball. Jake and Jordan break down what Strasburg means to the city of Washington, and how tough it will be to say goodbye. Then, with the news that Mike Trout is back on the IL, and Shohei is indeed done pitching for the year, the guys perform a dramatic reading of Perry Minasian’s somber press-conference. Finally, the guys preview Mookie Betts’ return to Boston, before touching on American Idol, getting old,...
Published 08/25/23
Shohei Ohtani has a torn UCL and won’t pitch again this season. Jake and Jordan break down exactly what happened, what this means for Ohtani for the rest of the season and his impending free agency, and whether we should expect to see him play in the outfield next season or not. Merch Link: podswag.com/baseball
Published 08/24/23
After manning the helm at the White Sox since 2002, the duo of VP Ken Williams and GM Rick Hahn has been fired from the organization. Jake and Jordan react to this surprising move. Then, Dodgers broadcaster Stephen Nelson chats about the incredibly efficient machine that is the Dodgers organization and previews the rest of the season for what is once again one of the best teams in baseball. Finally, Jake and Jordan continue to rub salt into the wounds of Yankees fans after they lost their...
Published 08/23/23
The New York Yankees were swept by the Boston Red Sox over the weekend, officially burying the Yankees’ 2023 campaign. Jake and Jordan break down the series and deliver a Yankees postmortem. Then, the guys touch on Pete Alonso’s brain fart after Mayson Winn’s first hit, respond to yet another strange comment made by Orioles owner John Angelos, marvel at the current form of Julio Rodriguez, debate the criteria of a cycle, and react to Dylan Crews’ promotion to Double-A in another edition of...
Published 08/21/23
Break out the tissues everybody, because it’s time to get sad! Jake and Jordan take turns drafting the players and baseball personalities that have bummed them out at some point during the 2023 season. Then, with the season entering its Tankathon stage, the guys break down baseball’s Race to the Bottom. Finally, the boys profile a Dodgers team that seems to have forgotten how to lose, talk about the Cardinals' promotion of shortstop prospect Masyn Winn, and react to the Angels’ promotion of...
Published 08/18/23
On Sunday evening, Jordan got married to his lovely wife Bailey. Today, he and Jake touch on the biggest storylines from what was an incredible night, including Jake’s speech and an incredible act of endurance by Producer Chris’ daughter Izzy. Then, the guys recap the weekends BBQ Bowl, marvel at the Dodgers W9, celebrate the Giants calling up one of the most interesting prospects in baseball Wade Meckler, and discuss the HUGE news that college superstar Livvy Dunne was spotted at a minor...
Published 08/16/23
Guess what? Jordan got married last night! And with celebrations still going on, we are bringing you the second half of our mega mailbag segment from last week, in which the guys lament the death of the custom shirsey, reminisce about their favorite trade deadline moves that felt consequential at the time but are completely inconsequential now, debate over whether Australian sensation Travis Bazzana can go #1 overall in the 2024 MLB Draft, and more. Then, Jake and Jordan were joined by...
Published 08/14/23
Jake and Jordan are back together and they're discussing Michael Lorenzen's legendary no-hitter in his first home game, and the BBQ bowl of a lifetime...the upcoming Orioles vs. Mariners game. Then, the two react to Joey Votto asking the general public how much they may or may not suck at baseball, and end with "The Good, The Bad, and The Uggla." Merch Link: podswag.com/baseball
Published 08/11/23
Orioles broadcaster Kevin Brown was indefinitely suspended by his employers for something so unbelievably silly, that we can’t help but laugh, and also cry. Jake and Jordan break down exactly what happened and what the silver lining of this whole situation might be. Then, the guys open up the Baseball Bar-B-Cast mailbag and answer some of your questions including; “what is the perfect food and drink combo at every stadium,” “how many stadiums have you been to?” and “why isn’t Kim Ng getting...
Published 08/09/23