Date Edit

August 17, 2012

Summary Edit

Ben and Sam discuss the possibility that the Nationals might enter the playoffs without either Bryce Harper or Stephen Strasburg, then talk about how the White Sox have defied injuries yet again and proved the pre-season predictions wrong.

Topics Edit

  • Washington Nationals
  • Bryce Harper
  • Stephen Strasburg
  • Chicago White Sox

Intro Edit

Peanuts cartoon teacher voice sound clip

Banter Edit

Ben and Sam discuss the difference between podcast recording and posting times, and whether to say good morning or good evening when beginning. Ben also wonders whether he should refer to the podcast as the 'daily Baseball Prospectus podcast' or the .Baseball Prospectus daily podcast'.

Notes Edit

  • Discussion of the Strasburg shutdown in addition to Harper struggling
  • White Sox have hit 28 home runs in their last 13 games.

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