104 episodes

The only Cardinals podcast dumber than running on Yadi. A weekly podcast mostly about the St. Louis Cardinals.

Talking About Birds: A St. Louis Cardinals Podcast Nate Heininger & Ben Simorka

    • Sports
    • 5.0 • 27 Ratings

The only Cardinals podcast dumber than running on Yadi. A weekly podcast mostly about the St. Louis Cardinals.

    Season 3: The Cardinals Strike Back, the Rise of a New Hope

    Season 3: The Cardinals Strike Back, the Rise of a New Hope

    Nate & Ben discuss the start of our 3rd year as a podcast!, Cardinal baseball being on TV THIS WEEKEND, the end of a very interesting offseason, the battle for the rotation and bullpen, the deathball, who we are most excited about, extension candidates, Tommy Edman's injury, Matt Carpenter's role on the team, Anthony Rendon and loving the sport, our annual Free Agent draft, and much more! 
    Talking About Birds is listener supported on Patreon. Support the show and join our private discord server at: www.patreon.com/talkingaboutbirds.

    • 1 hr 31 min
    Sonny Skies Ahead

    Sonny Skies Ahead

    Nate & Ben discuss surviving the ski trip, doing the splits, the START OF SPRING TRAINING!!!, Sonny Gray, the potential six man rotation, who makes the bullpen cut, one last shot at a rotation addition, city connect jerseys, shitty jerseys, Adam Wainwright, and much more! 
    Talking About Birds is listener supported on Patreon. Support the show and join our private discord server at: www.patreon.com/talkingaboutbirds.

    • 1 hr 26 min
    Keynan & Hels

    Keynan & Hels

    Nate & Ben discuss the upcoming ski trip, the triumphant return of Casa Bonita (Pretty House), the Keynan Middleton signing and why we really like it, the DFA'ing of Zuniga, Moises Gomez, Fangraphs & Pecota standings projections, Ivan Herrera, Masyn Winn, the Corbin Burnes trade, the Athletics Ownership vs a Teacher's Union, and much more! 
    Talking About Birds is listener supported on Patreon. Support the show and join our private discord server at: www.patreon.com/talkingaboutbirds.

    • 1 hr 28 min
    Not in the Best Shape of Our Lives

    Not in the Best Shape of Our Lives

    Nate & Ben discuss going to a hockey game, falling on ice, the fact that SPRING TRAINING STARTS THIS MONTH, Alfsonso Rivas and Moises Gomez, Josh James, the deathball, deadball, and multiball!, non-roster invitees to spring training, Xavier Scruggs and his interview with Oli Marmol, finding the love for Marmol and the Cardinals again, Alec Burleson, beefy boys being beefy, and much more! 
    Talking About Birds is listener supported on Patreon. Support the show and join our private discord server at: www.patreon.com/talkingaboutbirds.

    • 1 hr 29 min
    Episode 100! (w/ Kelsey Burd, Kyle Reis, & Daniel Shoptaw)

    Episode 100! (w/ Kelsey Burd, Kyle Reis, & Daniel Shoptaw)

    Nate & Ben are joined in this extra special episode by Kelsey Burd (@kburdtweets), Kyle Reis (@kyler416), and Daniel Shoptaw (@C70) to celebrate episode 100 of the podcast and to discuss Deadball, the return of Matt Carpenter, Tommy Edman's contract, our personal Mount Cardmores, prospects, vibes, birds, and much, much, more! 
    Talking About Birds is listener supported on Patreon. Support the show and join our private discord server at: www.patreon.com/talkingaboutbirds.

    • 1 hr 40 min
    The Only Pro Tommy Edman Podcast

    The Only Pro Tommy Edman Podcast

    Nate & Ben discuss Ben's birthday celebration, opening day tickets, Masyn Winn and Jordan Walker getting BIG(ger), Goldy and his extension situation, the value of bulk innings vs quality innings, the (maybe) fight between Contreras and Flaherty, the international signing period and more big beefy boys, the Baseball America Prospect List, Tommy Edman and his wrist, arbitration, the Bally Sports situation, and much more! 
    Talking About Birds is listener supported on Patreon. Support the show and join our private discord server at: www.patreon.com/talkingaboutbirds.

    • 1 hr 35 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
27 Ratings

27 Ratings

J/ Hota ,

Just a comforting Cardinals podcast

I listen to a lot of Cardinals podcasts and radio shows in podcast format. Some feel like events. Some simply pass the time. This podcast is chill. I like listening to these two riff, and they have solid opinions and proposals. Biggest problem with this podcast is that they can sound really similar from time to time. While the timbre of their voices are a bit different, their vocal range is really similar. So, if they’re talking faster or getting worked up, I can’t tell who’s who. Maybe when I’ve started listening for years, it’ll be really easy to tell the difference. I used to think Dan McLaughlin and Rick Horton sounded the exact same. Maybe I’m just an idiot who has difficultly processing aural sensory data.

*edit: the hosts called me a sicko for leaving this review. That’s pretty amazing.

11in11 ,

Great podcast for STL Cardinal fans!

Absolutely love this podcast. Ben and Nate are great hosts who put the fun in being a St. Louis Cardinals fan! Excited every week when the podcast drops. Thank you guys. Keep up the great work!

Crf_b ,

I look forward to the weekly Cardinal talk

I’m a big fan of this weekly podcast. I listen to a ton of podcasts and this is easily one of my top follows.

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