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Join Matthew Melton and Jimmy Bowman as they discuss, debate, and celebrate all things baseball. No over analyzing stats or deep strategics here, just two baseball fans talking about the fun and sometimes ridiculous aspects of the sport.
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Sep 22, 2020

We don't know about you TBS Nation, but the very thought of our favorite players playing well for another team...awakens...something within us. Join us as we explore those dark fantasies, ponder baseball in actual Hell and make a few Joe Kelly faces along the way. 

Listen to this episode if you want to hear us talk about Permea-bubbles, Rob Everymanfred, Bieber Fever, and The Audacity of Homers. Also, baseball. @ThatBBShow and leave an Apple Podcasts review, Tinglers! 

Aug 1, 2020

The 2020 MLB season is just about in the books (probably) and what a season it was, TBS Nation! Perfect time for us to drop our 2020 season preview joined by Ryan McEachern of the McEachern Podcast Network. Jimmy and Matt also talk about the Marlins, COVID and first pitch jealousies. 

Listen to this episode if you want to hear us talk about The River Shityx, Flattening the Curve(ball), Non-Consensual House Parties, and Racism Reductions. Also, baseball. @ThatBBShow and leave an Apple Podcasts review, Shunky Monkeys! 

Jul 24, 2020

Happy Opening Day we suppose, Wastelanders! The world of baseball is very different from the one we knew before we emerged from our shelters- listen to us cover the 2021 rule changes & re-imagine the MLB mobile app w/special guest Ryan McEachern of the McEachern Podcast Network (also maybe stay in your shelters?). This ep ran long so we will release the division outlook/predictions as a BONUS Part 2 next week, stay tuned! 

Listen to this episode if you want to hear us talk about Scully Mode, ACDTW, One Gehrig Away, and Aubrey Huff(s) His Fingers. Also, baseball. @thatbbshow and leave an Apple Podcast rate & review, gamers!

Jun 20, 2020

Trust us, we'd prefer (ok, *Matt* would prefer) to talk AC:NH all day but Jimmy did a lot of work to breakdown the current state of negotiations between the players and the owners/league about the 2020 season. So we dive deep into the bad faith and absurdity that prevails in American pro ball right now!

Listen to this episode if you want us to talk about Baby Nut Allyship, Gushing For Justice, the Hamburglar of Baseball, and Pub Chair Theft. Also, baseball. @ThatBBShow and leave an Apple Podcasts review, horse mackerels! 

May 25, 2020

The orchestra's yawning and they're dimming the lights down dear listeners, so it can only mean one thing- it's the last The Last Dance. We talk about a show having nothing to do with baseball that only one of has seen, and we also break down the mascots of the KBO because there isn't much else to cover just now. Enjoy! 

Listen to this episode if you want to hear us talk about those things we said above. Also tweet us @thatbbshow with your MJ red-assed baseball equivalent and make your pitch to Matt for which KBO team to follow, quaranteens! (Rates and reviews on Apple Podcasts also go down smooth). 

Apr 25, 2020

Remember a time when you could go to a ballgame without having to rub peanuts in your eyes and pretzels on your face? Sean Hannity remembers, and he's got some tips and tricks for a post-'rona sporting world! We talk about what that world would look like, what it looks like now, and Matt gets away with not addressing the Red Sox cheating! 

Listen to this episode if you want to hear us try not to talk about how everything is wack. @ThatBBShow and leave an Apple Podcasts review, wastelanders! 

Feb 20, 2020

Join us in the lonely Manfred Mansion as our Dear Commish asks himself why baseball is so bad and plays with the rabbits one last time. We also talk (more) Astros, the Mets clubhouse, Nolan, and (sigh x a billion) Mookie. We're gonna get it through it, gang! 

Listen to this episode if you want to hear us talk about The Uncloseable Book, Tricky Hinch, Donkey Cart Double Dash, and WAR Criminals. Also baseball. @ThatBBShow and leave an Apple Podcasts review, dead CATS! 

Jan 24, 2020

One of you managers is responsible for the MURDER of baseball, and we've called you into our parlour to j'accuse you! Is that how you say it? Let us know while we discuss *heavy sigh* sign-stealing, MiLB contraction, and the curious case of Martin Miller. 

 

Listen to this episode if you want to hear us talk about Justice Enthusiasm, Mookie's Spare Blood The Anti-Jimmy Ballot, and Better Living Through Esperanto. Also, baseball. @ThatBBShow and leave an Apple Podcasts review, Windtalkers! 

Nov 14, 2019

We have a very special guest at the top of this episode to explain to us why good players are actually BAD?! We also talk World Series, the death of Deadspin, and hold forth on the man whose very name is ADVENTURE. 

Listen to this episode if you want to hear us talk about Million Dollar Boys, John Henry the Cat, Attaboys to Power, and Abiding Rudeness. Also baseball. @ThatBBShow and leave an Apple Podcasts review, wiggles! 

Oct 31, 2019

Thanks for tuning into this episode but do keep it at a low volume- we are a month into the Umprising and it's pretty dicey out there. Keep your heads down while we cover (some of) the World Series, Trump's visit to Nationals Park, the dumb and bad Astros front office, and postseason manager moves. 

 

Listen to this episode if you want to hear us talk about 1 Like = 1 Pornstar, Cascading Brainfalls, The Right Side of 40,and the Wrong Tingle. Also baseball. @ThatBBShow and leave an Apple Podcasts review, contagion! 

Oct 5, 2019

Ah Gary, thanks for coming in. We appreciate everything you've done Gary, but it's time for you to be plugged into a weird action movie from the 90's. Make your peace as Jimmy and Matt cover pre/postseason predictions, King Felix, MadBum, coach firings and petty beefs. Also sorry we talk about dog butts so much. 

 

Listen to this episode if you want to hear us talk about The View From Back Here, The Era of Bad Faith, Pirate Cocaine, and the Red-Assed Void. @ThatBBShow and leave an Apple Podcasts review, GARY. 

Sep 5, 2019

This episode was recorded in Denver with our good friend fellow Rox fan Geoff, so we decided what better time to turn Jimmy's weekly grousing into another MST installment. We also talk gas station boner pills (like a lot, CW here), exciting rookies, and do some blasphemy to the Catholic Church (CW here too I guess). 

Listen to this episode if you want to hear us talk about Skeleton Vibrations, Craigton Craigshaw, #GettingPoped, and Ride AND Die. @ThatBBShow and leave an Apple Podcasts review, philosophers! 

Jul 26, 2019

Open up that early newspaper and fulfill some prophecies while Matt and Jimmy talk everything ASG (except the actual All-Star Game), Aaron Boone, field stormers, mustaches, and the Angels. CW: minor bummers and major Midsommar spoilers! 

Listen to this episode if you want to hear us talk about Meeting Joe Prospect, Papa Chapman's High Heat, Early Edition Reboots, Savage Love, and Dollar Shave Club(houses). Also, baseball. @ThatBBShow and drop an Apple Podcast review, graduates! 

Jul 4, 2019

We just want to get out ahead of this; this episode does NOT hinge largely on re-naming a certain minor league team after a fish. Having now said that legally you can't say it does. We also talk London Series, Cookie Monster, the Mets, and a break in the Ortiz case! 

 

Listen to this episode if you want to hear us talk about Run Exchange Rates, Ch***ing It Out, Bonny Katherine, and the Murderpolitans. Also, baseball. @ThatBBShow and leave an Apple Podcasts review, C**bs! 

Jun 21, 2019

Old-timey salutations, TBS Nation! We've overcome what I would describe as "significant technical setbacks" to bring you this new ep, wherein we discuss David Ortiz, Muncy v. MadBum, Pillar's slaying slide, and umpire/player Twitter relations. 

Listen to this episode if you want to hear us discuss C.H.U.D. Procreation, iFelonies, Nega-bases, and RedBum Zingers. Also, baseball. @Thatbbshow and leave us an Apple Podcasts review, no snitchtagging Buster! 

Jun 3, 2019

Whether you mark time in clips, grips or hot minutes, we're back! Jimmy and Matt uncover candidates for Worst Walk-off and First Pitch, talk Fortnite ballpark cam dances, praise Bill Buckner and Dustin Pedroia (but only bury one), and talk Vladito and other 90's player scions. Listen and be restored! 

Listen to this episode if you want to hear us talk about Horse Related Injuries, the Dogs of War (Crimes), The DL is DFA'd, Repressed Augiemotions, and Rovell's Squirrel Brand. Also baseball. @thatbbshow and leave an Apple Podcasts review, Eat-Pray-Lovers! 

May 6, 2019

Matt's on the bench this week, so what better time than now for a make-up recording with friend of the podcast Mike Sharp! We discuss Mike's career as a T-ball coach, Tim Anderson's very good bat flips and Vladito and Harper while staying away from Cal Ripken's wife. 

Listen to this episode if you want to hear us talk about Breaking Up W/DeGrom, Chili Crimes, Minor Gaslighting, Bartolo Appleseed, and the Socratic Shift. @ThatBBShow and leave an iTunes review, scarab children! 

Apr 18, 2019

This week's episode was recorded LIVE at the Treefort Music Festival in beautiful downtown Boise, Idaho on March 22, 2019. Joining us this ep onstage is our pal Melissa Davlin from IPTV, who moderated our debate built entirely on listener-generated topics. Thank you to her, to you, to everyone who attended our show, to Storyfort for having us back, and to the Owyhee for hosting us! 

Listen to this episode if you want to hear us talk about The Legend of Harley Brown, Mike Trout's Freaky Friday, and Twitter Davinci Codes. Also, baseball. @ThatBBShow and leave an iTunes rate/review whilst on your Heroes Journey! 

 

 

Apr 4, 2019

Jimmy and Matt are the worst gift-givers ever- instead of fun Opening Day presents, they got each other all of the infuriating things we have to ignore to enjoy this season in a real reverse-Magi situation. We make over/under picks and predict division finishes, and anticipate bullpen meltdowns. Also hoops? 

Listen to this episode if you want to hear us talk about Jimmy's Gross Eyes, Granstats, Orioles Relegation, and Se7en But With Cats. Also, baseball. @ThatBBShow and leave an iTunes review, LOOGYS! 

Mar 22, 2019

Merry Treefort 2019 y'all! Here is our 100ish episode while we get ready for our live show this evening. This ep features some of our favorite bits, segments, and goofs from the past year or so, hope you enjoy! 

Included (in no particular order): Matt Harvey, Babe Ruth's Podcast Medal of Freedom, Montgomery Biscuits, Property Owning Dogs, Cool High School T-Shirts, High Baguette Averages, Hand Salads, Garbage Plates, Max Muncy and the Golden Ticket Factory, and HOW GOOD AT BASEBALL PLAYER ARE YOU. @ThatBBShow on Twitter and leave an iTunes review, hitters! 

Mar 7, 2019

We were really worried about the state of baseball free agency until 2 guys signed reasonable deals, now everything is good forever! Let's make a fancy chicken dish to celebrate. We also talk Mike Trout and CC/Jessica Mendoza and the conflicted nature of sports journalism. Delicious! 

Listen to this episode if you want to hear us talk about Nimmo's Nom-Noms, Dr. Mr. Met, The Mo of Movies, Mayocrime, Harper's Hog Gambit, And  Also, baseball. @ThatBBShow on Twitter and leave an iTunes review, fruit alchemists!

Feb 15, 2019

Happy Valentines Day, pals! Matt and Jimmy got you a box of french fry commentary, a bouquet of J.T. Realmuto, and a stuffed discussion of potential MLB rule changes! Crack open some bubbly and join us won't you? 

 

Listen to this episode if you want to hear us talk about Serial Ranch Murders, Wins Above Burger King, Joe West's Cowboy Naps, Jerry Dipotomandering, and Watyr Fest. Also, baseball. @thatbbshow and leave an iTunes review, LOOGYs! 

Feb 1, 2019

We did it gang, Edgar Martinez made it into the Hall! Maybe don't ask *how* we did it. Also please call our lawyer, we wasted our one phone call on Edgar. This ep is all HoF- who made it, who didn't, who might. We also dream about what a Manny Ramirez induction speech would look like, and it is glorious. 

Listen to this episode if you want to hear us talk about The Hall of A Lesser God, Cloud Surfing Physics, Loggins and Mussina, High Baguette Averages, and Mo's Two Noses. Also, baseball. @ThatBBShow and leave an iTunes review, slug-people! 

Jan 10, 2019

Happy New Year Nation! We kick 2019 off with special guest and our bestest friend Danielle Sauers from CubsDen to talk minor league baseball, free agency, garbage plates, and weird aggression toward baseball fandom. Also wizard poop I guess? 

Listen to this episode if you'd like to hear us talk about Baseball Horniness, The Color of Birds, Zooperstown, and Tulo's Big Mouth. Also baseball. @ThatBBShow and leave an iTunes review, Sod Poodles! 

Dec 15, 2018

This week we have Zack Evans of the @WrestleboysCast for another installment of My Stupid Team, covering those losers for whom our love is undetermined: The Mariners! Also we meant Art Lafleur not Ed O'Neill, & we talk airline food at the 3:00 mark but it got weirdly cut off. Also Adam v. Babe and Harold Baines! 

Listen to this episode if you want to hear us talk about Toilet Phones, the Baines Line, Goofus the Warmonger, and Freedom Dingers. Also baseball. @ThatBBShow and leave an iTunes review, Instapugs! 

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