The Sports Section: Aug. 16 podcast

August 16, 2017

Greg DePalma welcomes back PSN motorsports analyst C.J. Radune to look at the final three-race stretch of the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup regular season, along with possible issues behind this season’s falloff in fan interest. Also, baseball analyst Scott Zolotorow drops by for an update of the latest headlines and divisional races.  

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Nats Scraps: Aug. 8 podcast

August 8, 2017

Greg DePalma and 1st Amendment Sports founder Ken Meringolo look at how such Washington Nationals role players as Wilmer Difo (1) and newly acquired Howie Kendrick have made an impact. And with the bullpen now solidified through trades, should the Nationals pursue a veteran starter in a waiver deal?  

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Nats Scraps: Aug. 1 podcast

August 1, 2017

Greg DePalma and 1st Amendment Sports founder Ken Meringolo discuss the Washington Nationals‘ rebuilt bullpen, with Brandon Kintzler arriving from the Minnesota Twins via trade to join previous acquisitions Sean Doolittle and Ryan Madson. They also break down the Nationals’ revamped roster with an eye on the postseason.  

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Prime Sports Baseball: Aug. 1 podcast

August 1, 2017

Greg DePalma and PSN baseball analyst Scott Zolotorow analyze winners and losers from the flurry of activity before baseball’s non-waiver trade deadline, with the New York Yankees and Los Angeles Dodgers making the most impact. While Sonny Gray lands in pinstripes and Yu Darvish dons Dodger blue, the Houston Astros stood pat except to add Francisco Liriano to their bullpen.  

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Prime Sports Baseball: July 29 podcast

July 29, 2017

Greg DePalma and PSN baseball analyst Scott Zolotorow assess the trade market in the final hours before Monday’s deadline, with plenty of high-profile pitching still available including Yu Darvish of Texas and Baltimore’s Zach Britton. They also analyze the trades already made and their impact on the playoff chase.

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Nats Scraps: July 25 podcast

July 25, 2017

Greg DePalma and 1st Amendment Sports founder Ken Meringolo contemplate which pitcher should be the Washington Nationals‘ primary target in the final days before next Monday’s trade deadline – Detroit’s Justin Verlander, Baltimore’s Zach Britton or Oakland’s Sonny Gray. Whatever the case, it appears likely GM Mike Rizzo will make a major move.  

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Prime Sports Baseball: July 21 podcast

July 21, 2017

Greg DePalma and PSN baseball analyst Scott Zolotorow break down the handful of deals that have taken place as the trade deadline looms, including the Arizona Diamondbacks‘ acquisition of slugger J.D. Martinez from Detroit. They also look into the trade buzz still ahead, tackling the question of who’s best positioned to import Sonny Gray from the Oakland Athletics.  

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Nats Scraps: July 18 podcast

July 18, 2017

Greg DePalma and 1st Amendment Sports founder Ken Meringolo catch up on the latest Washington Nationals buzz, asking if the trade that brought Ryan Madson and Sean Doolittle from Oakland is enough to shore up a faltering bullpen. Also, do the Nationals need to make a bid for another starter such as Justin Verlander or Cole Hamels?  

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Prime Sports Baseball: July 14 podcast

July 14, 2017

Greg DePalma and PSN baseball analyst Scott Zolotorow look ahead to the season’s second half, where they agree on which National League team will make the World Series but differ on the American League opponent. They also analyze the intra-Chicago trade that sent Jose Quintana from the White Sox to the Cubs, and speculate on more potential big deals to come in the next two weeks.  

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Nats Scraps: July 4 podcast

July 4, 2017

Greg DePalma and 1st Amendment Sports founder Ken Meringolo look at the latest Washington Nationals headlines, as starters Max Scherzer and Gio Gonzalez finish June on a roll but the bullpen blew two more saves last week. Perhaps Angels veteran Huston Street or Detroit’s Justin Wilson can come in a trade. Also, it wasn’t a great week for manager Dusty Baker.  

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