An exciting baseball hodgepodge opens the conversation into how much momentum can swing teams around in the division. Eric has a Bell to ring for the Pirates, and MB laments the unexpected decline of an important Braves hurler. MB attempts to explain what's up with the Sabermetric stat weighted On Base Percentage (or wOBA) via song.
After toasting CC Sabathia's 3,000th strike out, Eric questions another major pitching stat. Too pooped to continue recording, MB + Eric eventually pass the reins to their hometown counterparts Lauren + Tony.
After highlighting the best team in baseball (the Yankees’ Injured List), MB and Eric both lament their faltering fandom as their teams have rough patches. They also step up to the Trading Block to see what it would take for each person to consider trading their home team’s biggest asset.
An early season home run race and a deep dive into why these baseball boys keep fighting so much. Eric + MB play half an inning of a trivia game with a baseball twist and, for the second straight week, drop in some boy band references.
MB drinks in the Red Sox early struggles, possibly due to a World Series Hangover, while Eric wonders if the MLB can pull him out of an NHL-induced sadness. A High + Inside exclusive reveals the musical side of free agent negotiations.
MB highlights some fast offensive starts around the league before Eric shares his first impressions of MLB watching. After they swap exciting news from each of their home teams (spoiler alert: MB's is a contract extension, Eric's is food), MB explains the slash line while Eric punches in sweet Slash-inspired guitar licks. They bring it home by taking a page out of the league's book to speed up the podcast's pace of play.
Eric + MB ring in the MLB season and their new show by breaking down their past fandoms and introducing Eric's intentions to be an avid Pittsburgh Pirates fan. Expect some chatter about the MLB in Japan, a uniform updates segment called Uni'd To See This, and some handy jingles to help everyone remember who signed the largest free agent contracts in the off season.