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The Burgerball Podcast
87 minutes | Mar 12, 2022
Episode 24: Willing Baseball Into Existence
With our last podcast being rendered out of date within hours, we recorded a fresh new show for you. We discuss the deal, what the stewards of baseball still need to accomplish, and all the rule changes and roster construction you can handle. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
86 minutes | Mar 7, 2022
Episode 23: Shameful
Josh and I return to discuss the lockout, and swap stories about how we both separately almost got run over by vehicles driven by major league baseball managers at spring training. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
95 minutes | May 14, 2021
Rats, Racoons, and Polar Burgers
The Burgerball Podcast returns with brand new episode. Josh and I discuss the Mets' 7 game win streak, the return of Matt Harvey to Queens, the return of Josh and I to a major league ballpark, and the new Polar Burger. Special guest star: Alexa. And of course "What's Your Beef?" Won't you join us? See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
78 minutes | May 1, 2021
Is Our Sample Size Big Enough Yet?
It's a brand new Burgerball Podcast with special guest Jake Stevens. Jake and I discuss the Mets' hitting woes, where Syndergaard fits in post-injury, a very interesting season over/under prop bet, and we pay tribute to a Red Sox legend from the 70's. Also we share our grievances in a new segment called "What's Your Beef?" All on a raucous edition of the Burgerball Podcast. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
91 minutes | Apr 7, 2021
The One Where We Overreact To Opening Day
Josh and I return for a very special Opening Day (or "reopening day" edition of the Burgerball Podcast. We talk Kevin Pillar's plane of existence, over/unders for the season, and chicken sandwiches. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
74 minutes | Feb 10, 2021
Hello, I Must Be Going
Josh returns to the Burgerball Podcast to discuss Trevor Bauer's "interesting" free agency decisions, and how it is a microcosm of all that is wrong with baseball's "Hot Stove Season". Plus, how would a lion in left field enhance performance and bring action to the game? It's all here, on a very special Burgerball Podcast. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
75 minutes | Jan 18, 2021
Season 3 of the Burgerball Podcast is here, and we kick off with a very special guest. 1969 Miracle Met Art Shamsky joins our little show to discuss his great podcast: The Art Shamsky Podcast. He also tells us what it was like to play with Pete Rose, the legacy of the '69 Mets and Tom Seaver, the state of the game today, and a great Nolan Ryan story that you can't miss. We're honored to have a Mets legend on this podcast and we hope you enjoy it. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
95 minutes | Aug 11, 2020
A Canonical Season
Josh and I return to the microphones to wonder about the Cardinals, complain about the Yoenis Cespedes haters, and talk about our pandemic eating habits. Stay safe out there!!! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
96 minutes | Jul 1, 2020
We're Back!!! (But for how long???)
With Major League Baseball returning after the pandemic, Josh and John discuss their feelings on the chances of a full season actually happening, John makes some over/under predictions, and Josh wonders which sci-fi movie this planet has become. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
80 minutes | Jan 17, 2020
Managers in Trash Cans Drinking Sorrow
John and Josh dive into MLB's electronic sign stealing controversy and how social media helps stoke the fires. (You might hear a Marshall McLuhan reference for a college flashback.) We also discuss the fairness of Carlos Beltran's ouster as manager of the New York Mets. It's Season 2!!! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
97 minutes | Dec 23, 2019
The Masked Owner
Josh and I return to discuss what Steve Cohen's effect might be, whether this is a lame duck year for the Mets, Gerrit Cole's contract, and whether Scott Boras is becoming a socialist.Wait, what? See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
102 minutes | Oct 25, 2019
After an end of season hiatus, Josh and I return to riff on baseball with no outlines or nuttin' ... just off the tops of our heads. We discuss the playoffs, the Astros off-field debacle, the Mets manager search, and the Burger of the Month which we compare to one particular Nationals player. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
46 minutes | Aug 4, 2019
Special guest Mark Rosenman joins us on the Burgerball Podcast to discuss Glove Story: Fathers, Sons and the American Pastime, co-written with A.J. Carter. Mark has been the host of Sportstalk NY Live since 2009. Mark discusses the inspiration and joy of writing the book, the interesting stories and people he met along the way, and of course we talk the trade deadline and the pennant races. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
113 minutes | Jul 10, 2019
John and Josh return for a very special Burgerball Podcast, and they talk about the fan experience at Citi Field and why they think it's taken a hit this year, and the overall feeling of contempt from the Mets that is perceived by the fans. How does this combine with the on-field product and front office patterns to create an overall feeling of apathy among Mets fans? Plus, second half predictions and our Burger of the Month. It's a long one, but there's no baseball to watch so your nights are free! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
93 minutes | Jun 10, 2019
Josh Chapdelaine returns as we compare Jeff Wilpon to the Ouroboros. We discuss where the Mets need to be at the All Star Break to buy (or sell), we complain about a certain ride share company that rhymes with "Kluber", and I explain to Josh what "red ass" means. Plus, we talk burgers. Won't you join us pre-Subway Series doubleheader? See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
37 minutes | May 29, 2019
It's Game Time, Folks!
Mark Darden joins the show to talk about his new book: "It's Game Time Folks, Quest for 30" where he chronicles his trip around all 30 major league parks in one season. Find out which historic moment he witnessed during his trip, where he experienced his one rainout, and how close he came to missing his quest. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
59 minutes | May 21, 2019
You Can't Fix Crazy
Rich Sparago of "A Metsian Podcast" joins us at Burgerball to discuss the latest crazy day in Mets-land and ranks where he thinks May 20th, 2019 ranks in the all time annals of crazy. Plus, will Mickey Callaway be fired in-season, what to do with Todd Frazier, and which city not named Milwaukee does Rich recommend eating a bratwurst in? See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
82 minutes | May 3, 2019
Jesse Winker Took The Blue Pill
Josh Chapdelaine is back! And we run the gamut of discussion. Is Jason Vargas a simulcara? Is Jesse Winker a true villain? Are the Mets back "on brand"? What former President does Brodie Van Wagenen remind Josh of? Can Vladimir Guerrero Jr. run for Canadian Prime Minister? And should you make eye contact with a furrie on the New York City Subway? (Spoiler alert: No, you shouldn't.) See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
42 minutes | Apr 23, 2019
Where is Thor's Hammer?
Brian Joura from Mets 360 joins the Burgerball Podcast for some talk on the start to Noah Syndergaard's season, the state of the bullpen, and how he thinks the rest of the division is shaking out. He also drops a Garrison Keilior reference which ups the class content of this show by leaps and bounds. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
67 minutes | Mar 29, 2019
What Do We Have To Be Angry About Now?
Sam Maxwell of A Metsian Podcast and the Converted Met Fan blog joins me to talk about Jacob deGrom's contract, Noah Syndergaard's leadership, and let a few things off his chest about Matt Harvey. Also, how Mets fans and Phillies fans are ... alike? He also plugs a favorite burger joint and a barbecue place where he stole wifi from just to record this podcast with me. (Don't worry, he bought a pulled pork sandwich from them as a thank you.) See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
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