March 2nd, 2014
hermitologist

NON-PROSPECT

There’s “totally f-ing awful mechanics” and then there’s whatever this mess is.

March 2nd, 2014
hermitologist

A photographic tribute to Guillermo Mota (aka William Speck), a man whose DERP flew under the radar for 14 almost-exactly-replacement-level seasons.

Bon voyage or whatever.

February 20th, 2014
hermitologist
PRODcast 71: PRODcast 71: Gonzalez German Germen's Germane Germing
Productive Outs
The PRODcast

YOU GUYS. IT’S ALMOST BASEBALL. So we made a show for you. Here’s how it went. 

-Open (0:00- 3:45)

-Emails from Canadians (4:15-23:25)

-Musical Guest: VULGAR TRADE (24:15-25:50)

-Human Guest: Will Sharp, pro scout with the Houston Astros (25:50-1:09:00)

-Baseball Things! (1:09:55)

  • Baseball Is Back! (sort of)
  • A Mike Trout Extension?
  • Braves Be Spendin’ (Freeman, Kimbrel, Heyward, Teheran, Simmons … )
  • The Face of MLB
  • Mark Mulder’s Improbable Comeback Is Over (Achilles Heels)
  • Gratuitous Jeff Karstens Discussion

-Musical Advice:  How does someone who’s never played an instrument start in adulthood? (1:25:30-1:30:20)

-What’s Next? BP annual, Puig Destroyer write about baseball for Decibel, spring training trips… (1:30:20-1:37:20)

-We out 

February 5th, 2014
hermitologist
PRODcast 70: George Kontos Has The Worst Birthdays
Productive Outs
The PRODcast

Clever intro goes here.

- Open (0:30-3:30)

- Emails (4:00-28:00)

- Musical guest: DAUGHTERS (28:30-33:00)

- Human guest: Sarah Colonna (33:00-1:03:00)

- Baseball talk! (1:03:25-1:19:10)

  • Pitchers and catchers are about to report (to play golf) 
  • 2014 PECOTA projections
  • Lingering free agents 
  • Freedie Freeman extension

- Musical advice: re. artists you follow and trailblazers who don’t get the credit they deserve (1:20:00-1:33:30)

- What’s coming up: BP Annual and Puig Destroyer (1:33:30-1:37:00)

- If you made it this far, thanks!

BUY A DAUGHTERS RECORD.

January 19th, 2014
hermitologist
PRODcast 69: Heh.
Productive Outs
The PRODcast

Sixty-nine, get it? Heh heh. 

This is our Dekalb, IL-themed show. We’ve got music from WEEKEND NACHOS and an interview with the late, great Kevin Goldstein. We cordially invite you to listen. 

- Open

- Emails

- Musical guest: WEEKEND NACHOS

- Spectral humanoid interview: Houston Astros’ Director, Pro Scouting Kevin Goldstein 

- Baseball stuff!

- Musical advice! Great questions, questionable answers

- Farewell