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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!

Jun 28, 2016

In this episode Paul and Leslie discover that Lucas Giolito is about to make his somewhat surprising debut, Trea Turner has found a new position, Strasburg is on the DL, the Mets staff is ailing, ask how you decide when your season is done, and appreciate a brand new ballpark.

Jun 18, 2016

In this episode Paul discovers Leslie has a new surprise headline segment, Ichiro and his place in history are discussed, fights in sports are examined, Leslie goes off on Little League parents, and the duo pen an ode to Father's Day baseball.

Jun 6, 2016

In this episode Paul and Leslie discover the size and scope of Lucas Giolito, rage against the machine that holds down Trea Turner, try to unlock what's bothering the Nats closer, discuss the proposed strike zone changes, MLB moves, and figure out how much a team's soul costs.

May 26, 2016

In this episode Paul and Leslie discover how the Nats are staying in first place, which players are trending in the right (or wrong) direction, try to figure out what's going on with Matt Harvey, break down some Bartolo, try to keep Paul from burning the NCAA down, and the return of the quiz--softball style!

May 13, 2016

In this episode Paul and Leslie discover what happens when Bryce never swings but gets tossed, Scherzer makes amazingly rare history, Strasburg gets locked up for 7 years out of the blue, and Leslie breaks one off in helicopter parents' asses.

Apr 20, 2016

In this episode Paul and Leslie cover booing etiquette, Harvey's various woes, Panda's paunch, the Nat's season so far, and then go waaaaaaaaaaaaay off the deep end on a listener question.  Way off.

Apr 8, 2016

In this episode we discover what happens when Paul records on Leslie's schedule, recap the Nats' first three games, talk Strasburg, dive deep into Paul's gross overreactions, and hear Leslie's first Bitch of the Week.

Mar 17, 2016

In this episode Paul discovers Leslie's burning rage for female message board stalkers, the Nats Spring Training gets a recap, Adam LaRoche retires, and Bryce Harper tries to remake the rules of baseball.

Feb 29, 2016

In this episode Paul and Leslie welcome back Ryan Sullivan of NatsGM.com to discuss all things relating to Nats prospects and all of the new faces you might see in Spring Training or the season ahead for the Nationals.  Latin development, prospect rankings, and sleepers lie within....

Feb 1, 2016

In this episode, Paul discovers Leslie fancies herself a storyteller, Nats offseason acquisitions are investigated, Nats offseason misses are brought to light, bullpen and bench options discussed, and Leslie's Quiz returns!

Jan 8, 2016

In this episode, Paul and Leslie have Mike Duncan of The History of Rome and Revolutions podcast fame to discuss something of historical import: The Hall of Fame. Mike brings a lot of great knowledge and insight and memories into our HOF discussion. Then we transition into a discussion of his shows and what he has lined up for the future.  This is a can't miss episode.  Also, Paul reveals how Mike is stealing his own titles for his upcoming book.

Dec 12, 2015

In this episode Paul and Leslie discover money can't buy the Nats LH'd stars, the Winter Meetings are broken down, the Nats try and remake a bullpen, Aroldis Chapman puts Dusty Baker's foot in his mouth at 103 MPH, and so much more...

Nov 23, 2015

in this episode Paul and Leslie delve into the off season, discuss the curious trades of Simmons and Kimbrel, look at the top available free agents, explore the Nats coaching staff, and inaugurate the first annual Bryce Harper LoveFest.

 

Special stats (and show music) provided by @theaceofspaeder.

Nov 4, 2015

In this episode Paul and Leslie discover the season is over, try to figure out exactly how the hell the Royals did it, and then roll around on the floor crying and throwing a fit over the Nationals managerial choice.  Oh, and they talk about A-rod, because, well, he's freaking A-rod.

Oct 26, 2015

In this episode Paul and Leslie discover their child hates your listening experience, discuss the conclusion of the Championship Series, preview the World Series (more predictions!), and play some seriously depressing music.

Oct 16, 2015

In this episode Paul and Leslie discover what it takes to make the most bizarre and amazing inning of their baseball lives, Paul wins the Brackets of No Return, and the duo discuss how Maximilian Scherzer's eyes see straight through their trembling souls.

Oct 7, 2015

In this episode we discover Paul and Leslie's playoff breakdowns and predictions (as well as the Brackets of No Return!), review Scherzer's amazing final outing of the year, and discuss what happens to the Nats after the firing of Matt Williams.

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