Episode Archive: High + Inside

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After highlighting Al "The Big Cheese" Pujols's first trip back to St. Louis after 8 years in Anaheim, MB + Eric slice off very qualified advice to pitchers re protection during at bats and honing focus instead of "controlling emotions." Eric talks about how stinky it is that his home team is at the opposite end of the standings from MB's Braves before they preview a new High + Outside segment covering MB's dip into a co-ed baseball league.

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MB runs down the details of a slugfest between the Pops and the Rox, Eric laments Joe Musgrove's ejection and its effect on the second Braves/Pirates series, and they both share sauced stories.

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MB throws some draft knowledge at Eric, then they unpack the Braves and Pirates series before previewing, and wagering on, and the upcoming rematch, with some Arnold impressions peppered in. 

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With the Braves and Pirates facing each other for the first time this season, MB + Eric watch the game together and offer their feelings, bits, and a splash of play-by-play during the game. 

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Eric + MB admire the analogies baseball doesn't invoke and deride some home-team-centric bad takes. Every rookie has a rough patch, so MB + Eric each unearth onone of their own career lowlights. 

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MB does a quick Roundup of the 2 hot on top of the AL versus the overall pop of the NL which launches Eric into a question of what's causing his lack of overall league fandom. The two share in the beautiful art of haiku poetry to summarize hot weeks from their home teams before laying claim to some other currently popular properties they've been fans of since before they were cool.

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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.

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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.

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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. 

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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.