The 2nd Baseline Episode 11

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The 2nd Baseline brings you the hottest topics in baseball. This week we get into the rule changes and how they are affecting the game .Our guest this week is Tommy Johns, i mean we talk about tommy johns and the new pitching culture.Video game reviews for MLB 14 The Show and R.B.I. Baseball 14. Also our fantasy experts Jay(@nerdfueljay) and Dan(@dvdakbizzle) give you the info to take over your league . You can join the conversation on twitter by following us @The2ndBaseline or email us at The2ndBaseline@gmail.com. also hit us up for info on listener fantasy leagues. Hit that subscribe button  Happy 420!!!!!

link to new episode of The 2nd Baseline

link to new episode of The 2nd Baseline

The 2nd Baseline brings you the hottest topics in baseball. This week we get into the rule changes and how they are affecting the game .Our guest this week is Tommy Johns, i mean we talk about tommy johns and the new pitching culture.Video game reviews for MLB 14 The Show and R.B.I. Baseball 14. Also our fantasy experts Jay(@nerdfueljay) and Dan(@dvdakbizzle) give you the info to take over your league . You can join the conversation on twitter by following us @The2ndBaseline or email us at The2ndBaseline@gmail.com. also hit us up for info on listener fantasy leagues. Hit that subscribe button  Happy 420!!!!!

 

Here are this weeks show notes

Segment 1 Intro

1.follow us on twitter, g+, facebook, and the blog at the2ndbaseline.mlblogs.com. make sure and hit the subscribe button on your fav podcast devise, join our mailing list by emailing us at the2ndbaseline@gmail.com

 

catch up, talk some shit

Segment 2 News

1. Injuries – tommy Johns surgeries

Dr. James Andrews: Tommy John surgery an ‘epidemic’ SI.com-Apr 11, 2014

http://hardballtalk.nbcsports.com/2014/04/10/dr-james-andrews-explains-why-tommy-john-surgery-is-on-the-rise/

a surgical procedure in which a healthy tendon extracted from an arm (or sometimes a leg) is used to replace an arm’s torn ligament. The healthy tendon is threaded through holes drilled into the bone above and below the elbow.

Matt Moore

Cory Gearrin

Bobby Parnell

Erik Davis

David Hernandez

Peter Moylan

Bruce Rondon

Patrick Corbin

Jarrod Parker

Brandon Beachy

Kris Medlen

Luke Hochevar

Cory Luebke

2. rule changes

     A. Replay

New replay system isn’t helping MLB see what we’re seeing FOXSports.com 4/14

This is what MLB’s new instant replay room looks like

     B. Collision rule   

http://articles.mcall.com/2014-04-14/sports/mc-phillies-marlins-notebook-0413-20140414_1_tony-gwynn-jr-home-plate-collision-rule-what-sandberg

 

     C. Transfer rule

Commentary: MLB dropped the ball on catch-and-transfer rule

3. Team Hot Starts, Team Cold starts

 

4.Miguel Cabrera  ‘

http://www.crainsdetroit.com/article/20140401/BLOG013/140409986/miguel-cabreras-contract-extension-is-bigger-than-we-thought-and

and  Mike trout extinsions

http://espn.go.com/los-angeles/mlb/story/_/id/10692095/los-angeles-angels-mike-trout-agree-six-year-extension

 

George Springer gets the call in Houston.’

http://sports.yahoo.com/blogs/mlb-big-league-stew/learn-the-name–george-springer–astros-top-prospect-with-big-expectations-172517438.html

Chapman cleared for live BP

Standings

 

Segment 3 Video games

 

mlb the show

    PS3 review, will be starting online franchise after update

RBI baseball

     PS3 review

   2.digital news

MLB.TV CHROMECAST SUPPORT IS HERE!

Segment 4    Fantasy talk

1. who’s Hot who’s Not

 

The 2nd Baseline Ep 8 and show notes

The 2nd Baseline Ep 8 and show notes

This week we talk about FA Moves and contract extensions.Nelson Cruz & Ubaldo Jimenez to the O’s and Atlanta contract strategy going forward. Jesus Montero eats to much. details on MLB The Show 14.We also get in to fantasy talk. You can join the conversation on twitter by following us @The2ndBaseline or email us at The2ndBaseline@gmail.com. also hit us up for info on listener fantasy leagues. Hit that subscribe button 

Show Notes

Segment 1 Fantalk

1. reminder about listener leagues

2. the show ps3 league

 

Segment 2 News

 

Nelson Cruz signs 1  year 8m deal with O’s

stats http://www.baseball-reference.com/players/c/cruzne02.shtml

 

Ubaldo Jimenez signs 4 year 50 mill deal with O’s  

Ubaldo Jimenez stats

 

Homer Baily

dealHomer Bailey agrees to $105M deal

stats baseball-reference

 

brett gardner 4yr/52mil

Brett Gardner stats

 

andrew baily 1yr minor

Yankees sign Andrew Bailey to a minor league deal

 

 

 

Braves extensions.  John hart

Freeman 8 135

Kimbrel 4 42m

Simmons 7 58m

Hayward 2 13.3m

Teheran 6 32.4

Wren

Gonzalez

Trout 5 at 130????

 

Jesus Montero gets fat

 

jose fernadez rides bike 600 miles a wk

 

barry bonds gets skinny and goes to giants camp

 

15 mins. Kids are begging for food. Damn kids

Segment 3 Video games

 

mlb the show

release april 1 PS3, Vita…..may for PS4

   features http://forums.theshownation.com/showthread.php?t=24964

RBI baseball

   no news spring 2014

Segment 4    Fantasy talk wild card

The 2nd Baseline Ep 7

The 2nd Baseline Ep 7

This week we talk about Jeter Anouncing retirement after 2014 season, Arod Drops lawsuits, FA Moves, Fernando Rodney signs w/ Mariners, Bronson Arroyo to D-backs, AJ burnet to philies, Ralph Kiner dies at 91, ABLCS,Caribbean baseball series, Cashman calling Tanaka a #3, Roy Oswald retires, in Fantasy  talk we discuss who should be the #1 overall pick miggy or trout. you can join the conversation on twitter by following us @The2ndBaseline or email us at The2ndBaseline@gmail.com. also hit us up for info on listener fantasy leagues.

 

Show Notes Ep 7

Intro

Segment 1 Fantalk
1. reminder about listener leagues 
        hit us up @the2ndbaseline on twitter or The2ndBaseline@gmail.com
2. Question to the Fans “puttin it to the streets” 
       where do you play fantasy baseball? and Why?
3. Listener response of the week
      reddit Link to comment

Segment 2 News

1.  Jeter Anounces retirement after this season
Derek Jeter Says He’ll Retire at End of 2014 Season
stats Derek Jeter

2. Arod Drops lawsuits
       cbs story arod

3. FA Moves
 Fernando Rodney signs w/ Mariners 14mil/2yrs
Fernando Rodney agrees to sign with Mariners
stats Fernando Rodney

Bronson Arroyo to D-backs 
Bronson Arroyo, D-backs reach deal

aj burnet
Source: AJ Burnett to Phillies 

other signing 

4. Ralph Kiner dies at 91
    mlb.com indepth story

5. ABLCS  
                  shout out to Night owls coverage
       Game 1 Canberra Calvary @ Perth Heat Feb 7th 3:05am PST
              Heat 4 Calvary 3 14th inning walk off by the Heat
                  Box score
         game 2 Heat win 2-1 become chamos for 3rd time in 4yrs 
                  box score

6. Caribbean baseball series
     1. cuba eliminated       2. Series wrap up

7. Cash man calling Tanaka #3 

8. Roy Oswald retires

 
Segment 3   Fantasy  talk

    1. #1 overall pick miggy or trout

 

The 2nd Baseline 2014 predictions show

The 2nd Baseline 2014 predictions show

Episode 6 show notes link to the show below

Super bowl talk 

Discuss Russell Wilson going to rangers spring training after the rangers drafted him in rule 5 draft from col they say he’s mainly there to talk to players and be a positive influence.

Wilson Unsure About Rangers Visit  2/4/14

Seattle QB Wilson plans to report to spring training with Rangers  2/3/14

1 Lance berkman retire

Lance Berkman decides to retire

  stats link  Lance Berkman

2 Michael young retires

Others to retire

Mo Rivera

Roy halladay

Chris carpenter

Todd helton

Andy pettite

Michael Young retires after 14 years

stats link  Michael Young

3 new hat

New padded hats will help keep pitchers safe

4 Jeremy Hellickson injured.

Rays P Hellickson To Miss 6-8 Weeks

5 verducci state of the game article

Baseball’s State of the Union (cont.)

T Mac

6 jenny dell  assigned due to relationship with will middlebrooks

Love stinks for Jenny Dell, Red Sox and NESN

7 Bronson arroyo  

Bronson Arroyo: ‘Nobody’s thrown me an offer yet’

8 Pitchers and catchers report

2014 Spring Training Reporting Dates

9 ABL baseball playoffs

Australian Baseball League

Canterbury Calvary wins series 2-1 over Sydney Blue Sox

Canterbury Calvary plays Perth Heat in championship feb 7-9

 

Predictions for every division

 

The 2nd Baseline episode 5

The 2nd Baseline episode 5

episode 5

The empire strikes back

Yankees make it rain for Tanaka, Gomes shows his love for Arod and Free Agents gone wild. Our guest this week is Dave Klopfenstein from Callofthepen.com to talk Tanaka and Nippon Baseball be sure to follow him @yakyunightowl on twitter. you can follow us @The2ndBaseline or drop us an email at The2ndBaseline@gmail.com

 

show notes and links

1.   Tanaka signs with Yankees 7yr/155mil

          1. opt-out after 4

          2. Tanaka will wear #19

          3. How will this effect the yanks and the al east

          4. What effect will this have on Japanese baseball..

          5. Will tanka dominate on this level this season or will he take a year or 2 to adjust.

          6. Will Tanaka struggle against tough al east competition

          7. who is the next superstar on the radar in japan

http://riveraveblues.com/2014/01/details-of-the-yankees-contract-agreement-with-masahiro-tanaka-98819/

stats link Masahiro Tanaka

 

puts yankees over luxury tax

         .

            http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Luxury_tax_(sports)#Major_League_Baseball_.28MLB.29

 

2. Johnny gomes rips Arod  over suing players union. link

 

3. Maddux and LaRussa entering Hall of fame without a team listed on cap. link

 

4. FA signings- should drop like flies now

         1. Matt Garza/Brewers    4yr/50mil

The holdup with the contact signing was due to deferred money and contract language.

http://www.rotochamp.com/baseball/TeamPage.aspx?Team=MIL

stats link Matt Garza

    

        2. Grant Balfour/ Rays     2yrs/12mil

http://rotochamp.com/baseball/TeamPage.aspx?Team=TB

stats link Grant Balfour

 

       3. Grady sizemore signs with the redsox.

Red Sox’s Grady Sizemore Gamble Could Be Surprise X-Factor

stats link Grady Sizemore

 

       4. Philly signs bobby abreu

Is the Bobby Abreu Signing by the Philadelphia Phillies as Bad as It Seems?

stats link  Bobby Abreu

 

5 Rodney visits mets

The Mets are talking to Fernando Rodney

stats link Fernando Rodney

 

6. Tyler Colvin/ Orioles’ 2nd contract in jeopardy over physical

http://espn.go.com/mlb/story/_/id/10335532/tyler-colvin-deal-baltimore-orioles-hold-due-physical    stats link Tyler Colvin

         

 

Episode 4 is live

Episode 4 is live

arod sues iphone auto correct, kershaw wins the lotto, and tanaka’s pimp hand is strong

 

1..Arod/ 60 mins story/ federal lawsuit

            1. http://www.baseball-reference.com/players/r/rodrial01.shtml

            2. check our twitter feed for link to 60 episode

            3. http://hardballtalk.nbcsports.com/2014/01/12/the-mlbpa-is-not-happy-that-rob-manfred-and-tony-bosch-will-appear-on-60-minutes/

 

2. Kershaw sign 7yr/ 215 mil  

       ref 1. http://mlb.mlb.com/news/article/mlb/los-angeles-dodgers-clayton-kershaw-reach-record-deal?ymd=20140115&content_id=66659036&vkey=news_mlb

            2.  http://www.baseball-reference.com/players/k/kershcl01.shtml

            3.  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Clayton_Kershaw

 

3. Tanaka.//predictions/ deadline 4 days away

            http://yakyubaka.com/2014/01/19/1192014-kyuji-fujikawa-ichiro-suzuki-masahiro-tanaka/

4.  Expanded replay

         1. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Instant_replay_in_Major_League_Baseball#Expanded_Replay_Approved_for_2014

5. injury news

   1 holland

         

   2.balfour

       https://twitter.com/Buster_ESPN/status/422765899272056833

    

next week Tanaka deadline, FA news, Fantasy Baseball

 

Episode 3

we talk to Daniel Robertson AAA CF for the Tucson Padres about collisions at the plate. the hall of fame ballots are in. did you vote on deadspin? we talk Maddox, Glavine and Thomas. Should the vote be expanded beyond the writers? Puig becomes a race car driver and gets a DWB

 

http://the2ndbaseline.libsyn.com/the-2nd-baseline-2

episode 2 Dec 27th

we discuss The Tanaka posting, Choo lands in Texas, Addison Reed deal, Balfour deal breaker, Carlos Beltan, Brian Roberts, free agents still available, our choices for the hall of fame. follow us on twitter @the2ndbaseline

 

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