53 min

Ep. 114 - The Dog Days Find 14 Teams Chasing 7 Playoff Bids Hooks & Runs

    • Baseball

Several teams are chasing either a Central Division title or a wild card bid - this week we look at these teams and handicap the races for the 7 playoff spots not seemingly claimed by the two New Yorks, Houston, Atlanta and the Dodgers.

Check It Out:
Andrew  recommends "The Blacktounge Thief," a recent book by Christopher Buehlman.
Craig recommends a live performance of Eminem's "Lose Yourself," by the decorated Australian singer-songwriter Kasey Chambers.

Errata: The Red Sox (not the  Reds) had the 20-7 (not 20-6) stretch earlier in 2022. Randy Johnson was 10-1 with a 1.28 ERA in 11 starts for Houston 1998. Houston lost in the division series round. Justin Verlander was 5-0 with a 1.06 ERA in 5 starts for Houston in 2017. May 25 to August 23 is closer to three months, not four. Milwaukee beat the Dodgers 4-0 on Monday, August 22, 2022.

Hooks & Runs Website, Twitter, Buzzsprout
Craig Estlinbaum on Twitter
Andrew Eckhoff on Tik Tok (it's true)
Rex von Pohl (Krazy Karl's Music Emporium) on Facebook
Opening and closing music, "Caroline" by Craig Estlinbaum. All rights reserved.
This podcast and this episode are copyright Craig Estlinbaum, 2022, all rights reserved.  

Several teams are chasing either a Central Division title or a wild card bid - this week we look at these teams and handicap the races for the 7 playoff spots not seemingly claimed by the two New Yorks, Houston, Atlanta and the Dodgers.

Check It Out:
Andrew  recommends "The Blacktounge Thief," a recent book by Christopher Buehlman.
Craig recommends a live performance of Eminem's "Lose Yourself," by the decorated Australian singer-songwriter Kasey Chambers.

Errata: The Red Sox (not the  Reds) had the 20-7 (not 20-6) stretch earlier in 2022. Randy Johnson was 10-1 with a 1.28 ERA in 11 starts for Houston 1998. Houston lost in the division series round. Justin Verlander was 5-0 with a 1.06 ERA in 5 starts for Houston in 2017. May 25 to August 23 is closer to three months, not four. Milwaukee beat the Dodgers 4-0 on Monday, August 22, 2022.

Hooks & Runs Website, Twitter, Buzzsprout
Craig Estlinbaum on Twitter
Andrew Eckhoff on Tik Tok (it's true)
Rex von Pohl (Krazy Karl's Music Emporium) on Facebook
Opening and closing music, "Caroline" by Craig Estlinbaum. All rights reserved.
This podcast and this episode are copyright Craig Estlinbaum, 2022, all rights reserved.  

53 min