Eric Roseberry and Mark Sands join Ryan Sullivan to look back on the co-host changes at Effectively Wild, then discuss extra innings, the Reds, the Nationals, the PECOTA projections for 2017, and Eric’s own On Baseball Writing podcast.
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Josh Blum, Matt Nekrich, and Scott T Holland join Ryan Sullivan for the latest wrestling episode, this time to discuss NXT Takeover: San Antonio and the 2017 Royal Rumble, and to look ahead to WrestleMania.
Nick Koss and Nick Strangis join Ryan Sullivan to talk about Chris Sale to the Red Sox, the Wade Davis-Jorge Soler trade, and Adam Eaton to the Nationals. They wrap up with more picks for favorite baseball movies.
Ryan Sullivan is joined by fellow Effectively Wild fans Eric Ferguson, Eric Hartman, and Josh Blum to discuss the latest in the pro wrestling world. The group briefly critiques the recent return to the ring… Read more »
Ross Bukouricz and Mike Carlucci join Ryan Sullivan to talk League Championship Series and World Series, Rich Hill’s next contract, whether a Cubs win would be good or bad for baseball, Theo Epstein’s legacy, favorite baseball movies, and more drone thoughts.
Alex Crisafulli of Viva El Birdos and our NL Central Podcast joins Ryan Sullivan to talk about the four division series, the remaining postseason, attending Game 5 in DC, and evolving bullpen usage, and, in between, wonder about the appeal of drones
Alec Denton joins Ryan Sullivan to look at the division winners and remaining contenders as the regular season comes to a close. Darius Austin joins in later as the group briefly dicusses Jose Fernandez. … Read more »
On the eve of SummerSlam 2016, Effectively Wild group members Eric Ferguson, Eric Hartman, Tim Livingston, and Ryan Sullivan forge an uneasy alliance to talk about what’s currently happening in WWE, NXT, and the indies.
Nick Koss and Rob Mains (also of Baseball Prospectus) join Ryan Sullivan to talk about their experience at the 2016 Saberseminar, and their favorite presenters and topics, including Dave Dombrowski, sports medicine, Effectively Wild live, Ryan Westmoreland, and the rise in home runs.
Matt Jackson, Nick Strangis, and Ryan Sullivan recap of some of the moves leading up to the trade deadline, including Aroldis Chapman to the Cubs, Jonathan Lucroy to the Rangers, and the Yankees selling.
Special guest Meg Rowley of Baseball Prospectus joins Ryan Sullivan to talk about the Seattle Mariners in 2016, their short-term outlook, and their glory days — including thoughts on Edgar Martinez and Ken Griffey Jr. Also: balancing fandom and sportswriting, and the unique appeal of baseball cards.
Barry Gilpin and Mick Reinhard join Ryan Sullivan to talk about shortstops, the Reds, the life of a minor league announcer, and Lucas Giolito.
Special guest Russell A. Carleton of Baseball Prospectus joins Ryan Sullivan to talk about team chemistry and psychology, and his supporting role in The Only Rule Is It Has to Work, then discusses sportswriting, ethics in sports medicine, and favorite podcasts.
Scott Kushner and Alec Denton join Ryan Sullivan to talk about Scott’s past season coaching Centenary University baseball, Alec’s recent post on the shift and switch-hitters, and The Only Rule Is It Has to Work.
Nick Koss and Rob Mains join Ryan Sullivan to talk about surprise teams, David Ortiz’s upcoming retirement, Stephen Strasburg’s extension, Max Scherzer’s 20 Ks, and MLB.tv’s MLB Plus feature.
Nick Strangis and Tyler Baber join Ryan Sullivan to talk about Rich Hill, Adam Conley, Dee Gordon, tanking teams, and early surprises (recorded Sunday afternoon).
Darius Austin and Ross Bukouricz join Ryan Sullivan to talk about Darius’ opening week trip to Oakland and San Francisco, and Jake Arrieta’s no-hitter.
Julien Assouline and Tim Livingston join Ryan Sullivan to talk about the Stompers, MLB announcers, AJ Pollock, Pablo Sandoval, and 2016 predictions.
Corey Smith and Rob Mains join Ryan Sullivan to talk about the upcoming Rays game in Cuba, the Nationals, the SABR Analytics Conference, and Adam LaRoche.
Ben Suissa and Mark Sands join Ryan Sullivan to talk about the Toronto Blue Jays, San Diego Padres, Dexter Fowler, Ian Desmond, and baseball Steph Curry.
Alec Denton and Nick Koss join Ryan Sullivan to talk about the nominees for the SABR Analytics Conference Research Awards, and the Red Sox and Braves.
Months of speculation finally became reality Friday evening, as the Washington Nationals traded RHP Drew Storen and cash considerations to the Toronto Blue Jays in exchange for OF Ben Revere and a Player To Be… Read more »
Barry Gilpin and Darius Austin join Ryan Sullivan to count down the results of our Best of 2015 polls for MLB/Effectively Wild, then talk about the state of the Reds, and an upcoming stateside baseball tour.
“Saint” Nick Strangis and “Frosty” Ross Bukouricz join “Reindeer” Ryan Sullivan to talk about Jason Heyward and the remaining big name free agents, then discuss Out of the Park Baseball and saddest offseason moments, and end by exchanging baseball gift stories.
This article originally appeared on NatsGM.com. Just prior to the conclusion of the 2015 MLB Winter Meetings, on Thursday afternoon, the Washington Nationals agreed to trade infielder Yunel Escobar plus some cash considerations to… Read more »
We start wrapping up the site’s first year with Alex Crisafulli, Eric Roseberry, Ryan Sullivan, and Ken Maeda, discussing the big pitcher signings, Dusty Baker, and Coach Bonds. Then they get into their fan origin stories, an encounter with Ben Lindbergh, and the biggest post of the Banished era thus far. (Recorded on Saturday.)
Writers Mick Reinhard and Mike Carlucci join Ryan Sullivan to talk about the Craig Kimbrel trade, David Ortiz’s final season, and free agents.
We go off-topic to pass the off-season: Effectively Wild group members Eric Ferguson and Eric Hartman join BttP regulars Eric Roseberry and Ryan Sullivan for a 3-round draft of their all-time favorite wrestlers.
Writers Nick Koss and Scott Kushner join Ryan Sullivan to talk about Papelbon-Harper, the AL West and Wild Card races, and an emergency bullpen catcher story.
Special guest Tim Livingston joins Ryan Sullivan to talk about the Sonoma Stompers, working with Ben & Sam, getting into the announcing business, and local independent wrestling.