Tue, 18 June 2013
The Ground Rule Single gentlemen are back with your weekly dose of baseball commentary, news, analysis, and banter. This week they field an extra wacky question from the mailbag, discuss teams you can write off for the postseason, and learn about possibly the most crazy baseball birthday yet. Brawls, drafts, beers, and broadcasters, it's all inside this week's episode!
00:00 - Question: What non-city specific song is the best to play when your team wins a game?
01:05 - Intro
03:40 - Updates and Mistakes
21:05 - Mailbag
30:35 - News and Notes
49:05 - Article of the Week: It's a Winner: Treating Dimentia with Baseball Memories
53:25 - What Teams Can We Write-Off 70 Games Into the Season?
1:03:05 - Baseball Birthdays
1:18:55 - Stuff You Don't Need To Know
1:28:45 - Outro
Wed, 12 June 2013
Join the guys as the podcast travels through the week in baseball and this week through time and space as well. They discuss the All-Star game, Biogenesis, Uber-Met Marvelous Marv emails in from beyond the grave, video game geekery, the MLB Draft, and everyone's all time favorite, Baseball Birthdays.
00:00 - Question: What is your favorite type of baseball play?
01:26 - Intro
06:29 - Updates and Mistakes
24:00 - Mailbag
28:45 - Time Travel
29:30 - Back to the Mailbag
42:46 - Main Topics - Biogenesis and the MLB Draft
1:06:35 - Article of the Week "Abolish the MLB Draft!" - Rany Jazayerli @jazayerli
1:12:18 - Baseball Birthdays
1:23:10 - Stuff You Don't Need to Know
1:31:30 - Outro
Tue, 4 June 2013
Another week, another great episode full of baseball insight, fun, and seemless segues. The guys welcome Jim who's been at 9 of the most historic games in recent baseball history. Very fun and fascinating. In addition, they talk about the Yankees, being banned from baseball, warm Old Style, trouble with lyrics, and beautiful mustaches.
00:00 - Question: What is the worst pet to take to bring a pet to the park day?
00:49 - Intro
06:02 - Updates and Mistakes
15:22 - News & Notes
45:11 - Main Topic - Interview with Jim from Trouble with Lyrics talking historic baseball games he's seen in person
1:10:55 - Baseball Birthdays
1:29:06 - Stat of the Week: Run Differential
1:33:47 - Stuff You Don't Need to Know
1:41:36 - Outro
Thu, 30 May 2013
This week, the boys recover from Memorial Day weekend in time to take on MLB's home-and-home series "Rivalry Week", get into serious discussions about potential grit-based front office moves around the league, and dive headfirst into some of the best reader mail yet.
00:00 - Question: What is the worst ballpark food you can imagine?
01:39 - Intro
05:01 - Updates and Mistakes
22:12 - Mailbag
40:02 - News & Notes
57:50 - Article/Media of the Week
1:00:44 - Main Topic - 1st Quarter Surprises
1:18:25 - Baseball Birthdays
1:36:13 - Stuff You Don't Need to Know
Tue, 21 May 2013
Join the boys as they discuss front office moves, Nacho sombreros, MORE minor league team names, throwing 130 pitches, and mustaches. The guys are also joined by special guest @FrontOfficeGuy!
Mon, 13 May 2013
No guests just the boys this week talking one hitters, missions to Mars, sweaty YouTube videos, minor league team names, "Furnace Blue," and our new robot umpire overlords. Of course as always they answer your mailbag questions, tell you a bunch of things you don't need to know, and visit Dr. Terry's study for this week's Baseball Birthdays. As always we appreciate so very much your support
00:00 - Question: What rule from another professional sport should MLB definitely NOT adopt?
00:58 - Intro
07:13 - Updates and Mistakes
22:55 - Mailbag
32:18 - News and Notes
54:45 - Article of the Week: Bryce Harper's Swing
56:50 - Main Topic: Umpires, Robot and Otherwise
1:14:43 - Advanced (Not Advanced) Stat of the Week: On Hiatus!
1:15:00 - Baseball Birthdays
1:30:23 - Stuff You Don't Need to Know
1:40:13 - Outro
Wed, 8 May 2013
Hey guys just wanted to say "Thanks!" and send out the best ways to get in touch and stay in touch with the Ground Rule Single Podcast!
Tumblr (yes we Tumbl now): http://grsingle.tumblr.com/
The show - https://twitter.com/GRSingle
Ryan - https://twitter.com/GRS_Ryan
Terry - you know better than that
Thanks so much for listening!
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Tue, 7 May 2013
The guys continue their baseball podcasting ways talking congo lines, Brewers pitchers, WAR, the Marlins, and spitballs. This episode features an insider interview with SB Nation blogger Dakota Schmidt, a fun guest and a super cool guy.
00:00 - Question: What non-MLB athlete would you most want to see playing major league baseball?
01:33 - Intro
05:15 - Updates and Mistakes
14:32 - Mailbag
24:23 - News and Notes
38:08 - Insider Interview with Dakota Schmidt
55:43 - Advanced (Not Advanced) Stat of the Week: Wins
1:03:50 - Baseball Birthdays
1:16:47 - Stuff You Don't Need to Know
1:25:18 - Outro
Tue, 30 April 2013
Welcome to another episode of the Ground Rule Single Podcast! The guys try to keep it positive but run afoul of two of their prervious nemeses. They also explain the MLB salary structure so you know why your team is keeping that bright young prospect down on the farm. As always they open the mailbag, correct their many mistakes and take you down into Dr. Terry's study for baseball birthdays!
Fri, 26 April 2013
Bonus content from the Ground Rule Single guys as they offer up an off the cuff review of "42" the new hit movie based on Jackie Robinson's 1947 historic season breaking the color barrier in baseball. Come for Dr. Terry's historical breakdown of the real events the movie is based on... stay for for the baseball puns and allusions to A Knight's Tale!