If I Had One Mish

SiriusXM host and host of the Marlins podcast Swingsandmishes Craig Mish joins the show this week as we break down the Miami Marlins in another NL East preview. Craig gives the low down on the latest J.T. Realmuto rumors, addresses the frenzy surrounding JTR, and gives his take on the previous trades of the big 3.

Peter Gammons Gets His Own Segment + Is a Baseball Strike Coming Soon?

It's James's birthday this week and he's raising money for Boston Children's Hospital to celebrate it! They saved James's nephew's life, and he'd like to give back. If you'd like to give, you can go to Boston Children's website. Let James know how much you give because he is doing a 10% matching gift on all donations! Store: spurtability.org Tweet at us: @SpurtabilityPod

What does the signing of Brian Dozier mean for the Nationals?

The Nationals hope that Brian Dozier provides pop and a stable presence from second base.

A battle worth fighting: Mel Stottlemyre dies at age 77

There was nobody on a pitching mound in 1965 that could deny Mel Stottlemyre was not the ace of the New York Yankees. With Whitey Ford a year from retiring, Stottlemyre was the hot pitcher that would front the rotation for 11 years. On a very dreary June 20, 2015, Mel Stottlemyre brightened the skies for every single Yankee...

Boring Minor League team names are a waste of an opportunity; how to be better

There’s nothing more disappointing than a Minor League affiliate with the same name as the parent team, unless its cliche like "Bulldogs" or "Cougars."

All non-pro level sports teams should have ridiculous names

Most of us have spent time looking through all of the Minor League baseball team names across the country. Ridiculous names should be required.

The Dark Side of Sports

We take a look at the most recent FA signings and delve into the recent firings of 2 of the best scouts in all of baseball.

Trevor Bauer is Crazy + Who Am I?

Joe and James start off the show by giving their thoughts on TCU and Kansas basketball before recapping the College Football Playoff (02:44 - 10:52). The guys finally start talking baseball as they dissect the ridiculous Trevor Bauer story from last week (10:52 - 20:24). Joe and James try to figure out why there haven't been very many free agent signings yet (20:24 - 30:28). James facilitates a game of "Who Am I?" (30:28 - 40:46). Store: spurtability.org Tweet at us: @joeylozito @jamescreange

Nationals reportedly in the mix on Bryce Harper’s sweepstakes

MLB Network Radio’s Jim Bowden reports that the Nationals and Bryce Harper met during the holiday break. There may yet be a chance that he stays in Washington.

Combimetrics: Can Ivan Nova’s MSV scores improve in Chicago?

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