Ducksnort Baseball Podcast
About This Show
Ducksnort is a baseball podcast that approaches the game in a light-hearted but analytical way -- in other words, an antidote to hot take-style sports commentary. With tonal cousins that range from Ball Four to Baseketball, Ducksnort is made for fans looking to be both entertained and informed. Hosted by comedians and featuring expert guests, every episode of Ducksnort is a freewheeling discussion on the latest happenings, long history, weird quirks, crazy stats, and best stories of America’s pastime… BASEBALL.
Most Recent Episode
41: “The Save America’s Pastime Act” w/ Levi Weaver
5 days ago
The Athletic’s Levi Weaver joins Ducksnort to explain how Major League Baseball is artificially deflating minor league salaries through political lobbying, and the ways in which Commissioner Rob Manfred justified the behavior when questioned. Plus Greg and Wayland explore how the playoff teams from last year are underachieving, potentially restoring some competitive balance to the 2018 season, and try to comprehend how what Shohei Ohtani is could change baseball forever. With thoughts on Kenley Jansen, Giancarlo Stanton’s swing-and-miss game, Justin Turner, Asdrubal Cabrera and the Mets’ surprising success, Jose Quintana, the division-leading but not fear-inducing Pirates, and more!