Daniel MacDonald and Dave Cherman break down the macro-level of baseball through discussions on hot-button issues like Collective Bargaining, roster construction, and much more. Join in each week as they break down some of the best Across the Seams articles from that week and use them as a vehicle to drive deeper discussions on exciting topics.
ATS 7- Trade deadline MANIA!!!!
Daniel (@danthemacs) and Dave break down a whirlwind of deals that resulted in the complete teardown of the Cubs and Nationals. From there, they get into detail about the AL and NL East races down the stretch!
ATS 5- Early Season Award Predictions and Are No-Hitters Still Special?
Daniel (@danthemacs) and Dave (@davecherman) make their early-season picks for MVP, Cy Young, ROY, and MOY. Along the way, they discuss Joe Girardi's unique approach to discussing injuries with the media and the ubiquity of no-hitters in today's game.
ATS 6- Gloopgate, Youth Soccer All-Star Jerseys, and Expos Trivia w/ Zach Hayes
Zach Hayes (@pinetarkeyboard) joins Daniel (@danthemacs) and Dave (@davecherman) to discuss the recent Gloopgate controversy in baseball. How did baseball handle it? How do the players feel? From there, the trio discusses the All-Star weekend as a whole, but specifically All-Star jerseys, and the trade deadline. And finally, who will reign supreme in Expos trivia?
ATS 4 - Prospect Debuts, the Giants Hot Start, and is Buster Posey a Hall of Famer?
This week, Daniel (@danthemacs) and Dave (@davecherman) talked Jarred Kelenic and Logan Gilbert's debuts for Seattle as compared to their most memorable prospect debuts. After that, they had the best of intentions in discussing the Giants' hot start but ran completely off the rails in a debate about Buster Posey's hall candidacy. We sprinkled in some trivia for spiciness. Enjoy!
ATS 3 - MLB Draft, Roster Construction, Mound Movement
In this episode, Daniel (@danthemacs) and Dave (@davecherman) discuss the spectacle that could be the MLB draft and recent articles on roster construction and competitive timelines. They also dive into a discussion on whether the mound should be moved back. Check this all and more out on this episode of the Across the Seams Podcast!
ATS 2 - Trout's Drought, Aces of Base, and Tony Clark's Athletic Interview
This week Daniel and Dave dive into two Across the Seams articles from this past week- the first being Nicole Cahill's Trout's Drought, an in-depth look at the Angels' attempts to put a winning team around Mike Trout. Second, the Astros' first games with fans since the investigation into trash can banging spurs Daniel MacDonald's Aces of Base. And finally, an in-depth discussion on Tony Clark's interview with the Athletic about Collective Bargaining. All that and more on this week's episode of ATS!