October 20th, 2014
hermitologist
PRODcast 98: Onelki Garcia's Stupid Hat
Productive Outs
The PRODcast

OMG it’s the Whirled Serious Preview Edition! Yahoo Serious starts tomorrow, or maybe it’s already over! We have no way of knowing when you’re reading this!

- Open (0:00-6:20)

- Emails (7:00-21:35)

- Musical guest: BAPTISTSBuy “Bloodmines” here. (25:05-29:15) 

- Human guest: Rany Jazayerli of Rany on the Royals etc. (29:15-51:25)

- Based ball topics! 51:53-1:17:00)

  • The BCS (Basedball Championshop Series) starts tomorrow. Which would you rather eat, burritos or BBQ?
  • No, seriously. This is going to be awesome. 
  • Predictions?
  • Front office stuff: Matheny, Donnie, Chili

- Only two more episodes to 100. Which of us will get hired by an MLB club first?

October 9th, 2014
hermitologist
PRODcast 96: Mac Suzuki
Productive Outs
The Prodcast

It’s Championship Series time! Can you feel the excitement? NO?? Well, hopefully this podcast will help. 

Or take one of the many boner pills advertised during the games. Maybe you’ve got low T. 

But now, on with the show!

- Open (0:00-7:45)

- Emails (8:25-26:30)

- Musical guest: NOTHINGBuy “Guilty of Everything” here. (27:12-30:57)

- Human guest: Grant Brisbee of McCovey Chronicles and SB Nation. (30:57-50:34)

- The baseball talks: (51:14-1:17:26)

  • The Cardinals somehow beat the Dodgers
  • The Gaints somehow beat the Nats
  • The American League also happened, and the Royals are an unknown quantity
  • BASEBALL DADS: A LOVE STORY (it’s real)

- And we out. (1:18:00-1:22:06)

September 30th, 2014
hermitologist
PRODcast 95: Takahito Nomura. Who?!
Productive Outs
The PRODcast

Short and sweet this week, kids. Short and sweet. 

- Open: Takahito Nomura and Glidden paint: both are awful (0:00-5:58)

- Emails: one of the best email segments we’ve ever had, maybe. (6:42-19:20)

- Musical guest: PUIG DESTROYERBuy their self-titled full-length herePre-order t-shirts here. (20:23-22:06)

- The baseball things: (22:06-39:23)

  • It’s all about them wild card games, yo! Win or go home! SO STRESSFUL.
  • Managerial and GM changes in Minnesota, Houston, and Arizona

- Musical advice question: Riley and Ian begrudgingly recount their time in bands in the ’90s and 2000s (40:48-51:31)

- See you next week!

September 17th, 2014
hermitologist
PRODcast 94: Strikes Are Horrible And We Should Not Have Them
Productive Outs
The PRODcast

We’re 94 episodes into this thing, and we thought we should finally make an effort. Tune in and see if you can tell! 

 - Open (0:00-8:40)

- Emails (9:18-36:02)

- Musical guest: PHORIABuy “Bloodworks” here. (36:42-40:00)

- Human guest: Andy McCullough, Royals beat writer for the Kansas City Star.  (40:00-

- The baseball things!

  • Ron Washington might’ve stepped down because of sexual assault charges. So why is nobody talking about it?
  • Chris Davis gets popped for Adderall. Whoops!

  • Why are the Yankees even thinking about bringing Tanaka back?

  • The playoff races are a little boring. OK, a LOT boring. 

  • Who you got in the Whirled Serious?

  • ALTUVE.

- Puig Destroyer news! Check out our sweet shirts!

September 9th, 2014
hermitologist
PRODcast 93: When Being Good Wasn't Good Enough
Productive Outs
The PRODcast

103 wins and no postseason berth. That hardly seems fair. 

- Open (0:00-7:15)

- Emails (7:47-27:20)

- Musical guest: GAME THEORYBuy “Blaze of Glory” here. (27:50-33:30)

-  Baseball things: 

  • RE2PECT: Derek Jeter Day at The House That Scott Brosius Built, and Derek Jeter’s selfishness?

  • Has PitchTrax ruined baseball? (spoiler: no)

  • Halos & Orioles have the two best records in baseball, but their starting pitching “is not built for the postseason.” Significant?

  • The A’s continue to Brewer.

  • Kevin Towers gets the axe in AZ. But why now?

  • Ron Washington steps down in TEX. (See above)

- Musical advice: Where does the “playing it live” consideration come in the writing process?

Puig Destroyer updates

- Au revoir