With Spring Training ramping up the Citizens are back to discuss the Nats offseason including the Eaton acquisition, other minor moves, sings and misses, Matt Wieters, the bullpen, the Nats glut of catchers, and answer questions from listeners! Somehow we manage to stay on topic the *entire time*!
The Citizens return on the first night of the MLB Draft to discuss Erick Fedde, a fully healthy Nats defensive alignment, playing time rotations in this new alignment, the impending free agency class of 2015, dreams the come from the mind of David Huzzard, we answer some questions from listeners, and Huzz details his freemium model for obtaining positivity.
O’Hara makes his triumphant return to the Podcast as the Citizens discuss with positivity the week in Nats news, Jordan Zimmermann, second base woes, the impact of Zim and Harper returning, trade deadline acquisitions, how awesome Hanley Ramirez is, and answer a few questions from listeners.
Note: The recording cut off after about a half hour. We realized and restarted the recording but did not try to recreate the discussion had in the interim. Somehow we still managed to make tonight’s show over two hours long.
After the bodies of the Citizens failed them last week, the crew returns to talk about the last two weeks in Nats news, the Gio Gonzalez injury, Ross Detwiler, an in-divison trade that would benefit the Nats, the upcoming week, and have a request of listeners at about the 90-minute mark.
After a week off the Citizens are back to discuss the last two weeks in Nats news, numerous injuries, rehab timetables, how not so similar 2014 is to 2013, Danny Espinosa, the upcoming series with the Cardinals and Angels, and we even spend a few minutes drooling over Paul Goldschmidt.
With meaningful games having been played TJ, Huzz, and Matt are joined by Brett Bosely to talk the week in Nats news, the Mets series, the loss of Wilson Ramos, Bryce Harper’s reputation, the lineup; as well as discussing some thoughts on what to take from the small sample size of Matt Williams’ managerial style and previewing the upcoming series with the Braves.
Back on our regular day and time, and on the precipice of the 2014 season the Citizens come together to talk about the week in Nats news, recent cuts, final roster moves, good Disney walkup songs, ribs, entitlement, chemtrails, and number stations. Yeah, we get to some weird places this week.
In this special pre-season edition of the Podcast TJ, David, Matt, and a hungover Sean embark on a quest to cover the news of the offseason, updates on Spring Training, potential outcomes to position battles, the impact of moves in the NL East and abroad, and finally make a few predictions; all while trying to contain the discussion to around two hours.
Back on the usual Thursday night TJ and Huzz are joined by Sean and Citizens newcomer Evan Szymkowicz to discuss the week in Nats news, Doug Fister, roster cuts, Steven Souza, generational baseball families, the bench, the bullpen, and answer questions from listeners.
On a special Wednesday edition of the podcast the Citizens return to talk the week in Nats news, meaningless Spring Training stats, Ian Kinsler’s interview, Mike Gonzalez, Ross Detwiler, AJ Cole, and debate a special kind of all-star team.
On the eve of actual Spring Training Nationals baseball being played (man, it has been a really long offseason) the Citizens are joined by Nats GM‘s Ryan Sullivan to cover the past week in Nats news, Spring Training updates, free agents the Nats should sign, Matt Williams’ managerial style, and how we’re all waiting for the Danny Espinosa tell all interview. We also answer questions from listeners and blatantly censor the podcast for the first time.
The Citizens are back to a weekly schedule talk the beginning of Spring Training news, Ian Desmond’s rejected offer, extending Fister, moving Zimmermann, the chip on Harper’s shoulder, make projections for the 5th starter/bench spots/bullpen spots, and somehow come to a killer topic at the end of the show.
Delayed by ungodly amounts of snow the Citizens are back for a special Sunday show to talk the most recent Nats moves, the potential impact of Josh Roenicke, somehow reach a tangent on Lastings Milledge, and a few other bits of news from the first few days of Spring Training.
Following a fun Natsfest the Citizens are back to discuss Matt Williams, Danny Espinosa and his chance to win the 2B job, fallout of that scenario happening, Livan Hernandez, Canadian donuts, and answer a few questions from listeners!
Not much happened in the way of baseball news, but the Citizens don’t let that slow them down. The full crew is back to discuss expanded replay, the merits of ranch dressing, Dave’s new plan for a food supply, speculate on historical events and Presidencies, somehow get on to the topic of the AL West, and answer plenty of questions from listeners.