clock menu more-arrow no yes

Filed under:

American League Recap Podcast: Week #8 w/ Host Chris Mitchell

"A Podcast To Be Named Later" w/ Guest Brandon C Williams @BCWilliams71

Jackie Bradley Jr
Jackie Bradley Jr
Tommy Gilligan-USA TODAY Sports
"A Podcast To Be Named Later"

Host: Chris Mitchell @CJMitch73
Guest: Brandon C Williams




We are 50 games in to the 2016 season and I can smell the All Star game which means first half break down. Host Chris Mitchell @CJMitch73 and RotoExperts.com Writer Brandon C Williams @bcwilliams71 analyze the early season surprises and disappointments while we recap the news and notes of the day and of course, "Short Dog's Rant" will be a few words about Memorial Day. You can also find a link to this Podcast at MinorLeagueBall . com

Topics on the Agenda...

* Short Dog's Rant (Time - 0:00 - 23:00)
--> Memorial Day and Military Service

* Players in Focus -

League Leaders

@ Batting Average Leaders (Time - 23:00 - 34:39)
--> Big Papi
--> Jackie Bradley Jr.

@ Home Run Leaders (Time - 34:39 - 52:30)
--> Robinson Cano
--> Mark Trumbo - BA and OBP break out year
--> Khris Davis - Can he make enough contact?

@ RBI Leaders (Time - 52:45 - 55:30)
--> Jackie Bradley Jr. - 5th in AL


@ Wins Leaders (Time - 55:30 - 1:06:00)
--> Rich Hill

@ ERA Leaders (Time - 1:06:20 - 1:17:50)
--> Jose Quintana
--> Danny Salazar

@ WAR Leaders (Time - 1:17:55 - 2:03:20 )
--> Adam Eaton - Proof that WAR is flawed?
--> Jackie Bradley Jr.


Division Breakdown

* The Horse Race
--> AL East: (Time - 2:03:40 - 2:15:25)
~ Jays and O's Pitching
~ Jays offensive struggles
~ Yanks disappointing offense
~ O's: Machado, Trumbo and Tillman
=> "Adam Jones is the Key" - Brandon C Williams
~ Rays power Surge

--> AL Central: (Time - 2:15:30 - 2:29:00)
~ White Sox: Their slide and the schedule
~ Indians: Runs Scored
~ Royals: 1st place in the division in spite of offensive limitations

--> AL West: (Time - 2:29:00 - End)
~ Angels: The slow slide to irrelevance has begun
~ Rangers: The YU effect and impressions of his 2016 debut


To follow be alerted to our Podcasts --> http://www.blogtalkradio.com/bosconation



Chris Mitchell
@CJMitch73
Staff Writer www.RotoExperts.com
Contributor to:
SBNation's MinorLeagueBall.com
Podcast Host of:
"A Podcast To Be Named Later"
"The RotoExperts Fantasy Sports Show"