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Ground Rule Trouble: A Baseball Podcast

A baseball podcast that talks about stats, stories, and happenings from around the baseball world.
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May 26, 2017

In this episode Paul and Leslie discover Joe Ross' great return may just be smoke and mirrors and talk about making him a reliever, Koda is the closer, find out slower games make for harder fastballs, dive deep into MiLB names, have a killer quiz type thing, and lose it over Top Gun and Major League 3.  Mostly just Top Gun though.

May 19, 2017

In this episode Paul and Leslie discover ARod has interesting show prep notes, discuss Trea Turner's recent struggles, talk more Nats bullpen and Fedde's new role, learn about the history of Japanese baseball, review player retirement strategies, and decide if crazy ballpark food is good ballpark food. 

May 8, 2017

In this episode Paul and Leslie discover Paul's articles can provide show content. Eaton is hurt, Ross is demoted, fixes are discussed, Zim stays hot, the Nats bullpen stays awful, the Mets are a mess, Boston says the wrong thing, and the Quiz of Death finally dies.

Apr 26, 2017

In this episode Paul and Leslie discover the Nats new back of the bullpen, find out what's kosher to do in your off time, dive once again into a Manny Machado bean ball war, find out who might be the new owners of the Marlins, realize Addison Russell doesn't understand Pokemon, and continue the Quiz of Death.

Apr 14, 2017

In this episode Paul and Leslie discover the Nats are currently both high and low, topics that range from rally cats to sticky chest protectors are discussed, and the quiz to end all quizzes begins.

Apr 5, 2017

In this episode Paul and Leslie discover how great a sporting day can get.  The Nats have a strong opening day, Carolina gets basketball redemption, and stories about pitch velocity, and game length are discussed.  To close it out, Paul and Leslie provide their definitively wrong season predictions.

Mar 21, 2017

In this episode Paul and Leslie discover vocabulary differences, recap the WBC so far and look forward, discuss when Spring Training happenings start to matter, talk about minor league labor issues, discuss life in the Dominican Republican for players of Haitian descent, and Paul slays a quiz.

Mar 15, 2017

In this episode Paul and Leslie discover how much they love the WBC, argue for a different tournament start time, cajole the USA into sending their best players, and talk about the Nats catcher situation, Joe Ross and his woes, and other Spring Training issues.

Mar 2, 2017

In this episode Paul and Leslie discover Mike Rizzo shops in the bargain bin, discuss the Nats' pitching staff, potential closer, and catcher log jam, find out Leslie likes Manfred's new initiative, and hear Paul go off on the NCAA as they attack his alma mater.

Feb 17, 2017

In this episode, Paul and Leslie discover how to feel sick before the season even begins, discuss the Nats new outfield lineup, dive into a suddenly new bench arrangement, and Paul briefly lets Leslie off her political leash.  Plus--quiz and a contest!

Jan 28, 2017

In this episode Paul and Leslie discover baseball has another big loss, delve into the Nats roster holes, find out they may have fixed their bench, dive deep into their infield construction, and talk about a new alternative to Tommy John surgery.

Dec 13, 2016

In this episode Paul and Leslie discover the price of not being the bridesmaid, delve deep into the Adam Eaton trade, say goodbye to Danny Espinosa, and mourn the loss of another Nats target when Jansen goes back to LA.

Nov 24, 2016

In this episode Paul and Leslie discover they do remember how to record a podcast, wrap up the World Series, discuss a few award winners, and begin to unpack the Nats off-season.

Oct 26, 2016

In this episode Paul and Leslie discuss the World Series....while watching it!  Picks are made, match ups discussed, and details looked in to in....detail.

Oct 14, 2016

In this episode Paul discovers Leslie can't stand up to the end of the season, he reviews the Nats repeated postseason failure, and chugs champagne while the world burns around him.  Or the NLDs ends.  Whatever. We promised you a postgame show.

Oct 4, 2016

In this episode Paul and Leslie discover how disturbingly aligned their playoff outlook is, highlight players to watch in each series, and perform a detailed breakdown of the Nationals and Dodgers with positional comparisons.  Paul also says really mean things about the Rockies.

Sep 26, 2016

In this episode Paul and Leslie discover they don't have the words to talk about Jose Fernandez, the Nats clinch the NL East with injury woes and brawls, the Dodgers Clinch the NL West, and Leslie gives Tim Tebow way more than a piece of her mind.  Also, libraries and scoreboards.

Sep 16, 2016

In this episode Paul and Leslie discover the Padres have been bad monkeys, Nats playoff outlook is discussed with roster ideas, Paul takes Dave Roberts to task, and Leslie doesn't like your nickname for Trea Turner--not even a little bit.

Sep 6, 2016

In this episode, Paul discovers Leslie does not respect his manhood, Tebow tries to play ball, Moncada comes up, Turner's BABIP miracle is revealed, the NL East is discussed, Mets injury woes, and the Nats rotation all are looked at in depth.

Aug 23, 2016

In this episode Paul and Leslie reveal their long awaited sideline reporter secret weapon, talk about Strasburg's injury and what it means for the starting staff, discuss Papelbon's exit and where the bullpen stands, review the comeback trails of Harper and Zimmerman, look into a clubhouse dispute in Oakland, and try to figure out what the hell in going on in Ryan Locate's head.  They fail.

Aug 10, 2016

In this episode Paul discovers Leslie's rant hand is still strong, talks A-Rod's exit, Prince's not so good night, Ichiro's 3000th, Nats roster troubles, Puig, Tebow, and even the Olympics.  This is a big one kids.

Jul 31, 2016

In this episode Paul and Leslie discover the methods of a Trade Assassin, delve into Mark Melancon, talk Chapman, Harper's disaster, Turner's blooming, and a baseball movie.

Jul 21, 2016

In this episode Paul has on guest Eno Sarris of Fangraphs/Beergraphs to discuss their new book "A Baseball Lover's Guide to Craft Beer" as well as the state of beer in baseball, the Future's Game, pitch grips and types, and various other beer, pitching, or baseball things.

Jul 15, 2016

In this episode Paul and Leslie discover they don't know how to prepare for vacation, preview the second half of the season for each division, pick MVP and Cy Young winners, and Paul learns of a surprise future guest.

Jul 7, 2016

In this episode Mike Duncan returns to the show to talk everything All-Star Game! We also discuss some Revolutions and get updates on his forthcoming projects like The Storm Before the Storm.  Another can't miss episode with Mike!

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