Nats Scraps: Sept. 26 podcast

September 26, 2017

Greg DePalma and 1st Amendment Sports founder Ken Meringolo look ahead to the Washington Nationals‘ fourth postseason appearance, as slugger Bryce Harper returns to the lineup for a few tuneup games. Who rounds out the playoff roster, and who might get left off?  

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Nats Scraps: Sept. 12 podcast

September 12, 2017

Greg DePalma and 1st Amendment Sports founder Ken Meringolo celebrate the Washington Nationals‘ fourth NL East title in the past six seasons, coming despite injury woes and a bullpen that was shaky early on. The duo also updates the injury report, asking whether slugger Bryce Harper can return in time to make the playoff roster.  

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Nats Scraps: Aug. 22 podcast

August 22, 2017

Greg DePalma and 1st Amendment Sports founder Ken Meringolo discuss a number of Washington Nationals injury updates, including Bryce Harper‘s latest prognosis after hyperextending his left knee while slipping on a rain-slicked base last week. Also, outfielders Jayson Werth and Trea Turner have started rehab assignments in AAA.  

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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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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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