Episode 10 – Trade Season Begins

Host Vineet Barot is joined by BP Milwaukee writer Paul Noonan to discuss the Brewers current state a few days before the trade deadline and discuss such questions as: What kind of moves should the Brewers make? Is rental pitching help acceptable or should they try to get Sonny Gray from the Oakland A’s? Why didn’t any of the Brewers play in the all star game? 

The podcast ends with a little rant from Paul about the newest version of RBI baseball and some group therapy to console Brewers fans about the recent losing streak. 

Episode 9 – God

Eric Thames’ Korean Nickname of God was certainly applicable in the month of April. Host Vineet Barot and BP Milwaukee writer Kyle Lesniewsky discussed Thames’ hot month and how it looks to be indication of true talent rather than a fluky month. They also discuss Domingo Santana’s underlying numbers and how they continue to look decent. The Brewers pitching staff has been disappointing but that’s no reason to panic and trade for Ryan Braun. 

Episode 8 – Brewers 2017 Opening Day Preview

BP Milwaukee managing editor, Nicholas Zettel, joins host Vineet Barot for a preview of the Milwaukee Brewers 2017 season. The episode covers three main topics: 1) Where is the team along its current rebuild path, 2) How did the off-season go? and 3) A preview of the opening day roster, which players to look out for and whether they will be part of the championship Brewers team of the future.  

Episode 7 (p2) – Hitting and Swing Mechanics with Ryan Connor

Host Vineet Barot is joined by Ryan Connor to discuss hitting and swing mechanics of major league ball players. This episode is split into two parts. Part 1 talks about basics of hitting, what are the major componets of a swing and what to look for when scouting hitters. Part 2 divers deeper into specific hitters including Jean Segura, Ryan Braun, Chris Carter and the newest Milwaukee hitter, Eric Thames. 

Episode 7 (p1) – Hitting and Swing Mechanics with Ryan Connor

Host Vineet Barot is joined by Ryan Connor to discuss hitting and swing mechanics of major league ball players. This episode is split into two parts. Part 1 talks about basics of hitting, what are the major componets of a swing and what to look for when scouting hitters. Part 2 divers deeper into specific hitters including Jean Segura, Ryan Braun, Chris Carter and the newest Milwaukee hitter, Eric Thames. 

Episode 6 – 2016 Season Wrap

Host Vineet Barot chats with BP Milwaukee Editor Nicholas Zettel and writer Kyle Lesniewski about the 2016 Milwaukee Brewers. Is it considered a success? How did Craig Consell do and should we expect him to be extended? Should the Brewers trade or keep Ryan Braun? 

Episode 5 – The Lucroy, Jeffress and Smith Trade

BP Milwaukee Editor Nicholas Zettel and author Colin Anderle joins host Vineet Barot for a discussion of the frantic August 1st Trade Deadline. What was the return for Jonathan Lucroy and Jeremy Jeffress from the Rangers like? How can we assess that accurately in a market that seemed to overvalue relief pitchers. To wit, Will Smith gets traded to the San Francisco Giants for two great prospects. What do these mean for the Brewers future and do they have enough pieces for 2018 or 2019? Or are the big pieces yet to come. 

Episode 4 – Dan Szymborski on Lucroy and the Trade Deadline

ESPN writer and Zips projection system author Dan Szymborski joins the show to discuss the Milwaukee Brewers upcoming trade deadline, Jonathan Lucroy’s long term value and potential return and how much of Ryan Brauns salary will the Brewers have to eat before there’s a decent return. 

Episode 3 – Kyle Lesniewski talks Guerra, Trades and more Guerra

Baseball Prospectus Milwaukee writer Kyle Lesniewski joins host Vineet Barot in discussing the Milwaukee Brewers upcoming trade deadline, which players are most likely to be traded and how Junior Guerra went from an almost-30 minor leaguer to an Ace pitcher for the Brewers. 

Episode 3 – Kyle Lesniewsky talks Guerra, Trades and more Guerra

Baseball Prospectus Milwaukee writer Kyle Lesniewski joins host Vineet Barot in discussing the Milwaukee Brewers upcoming trade deadline, which players are most likely to be traded and how Junior Guerra went from an almost-30 minor leaguer to an Ace pitcher for the Brewers.