Thursday, April 26, 2012

Purple Row Radio - 4/27/12

Welcome back to Purple Row Radio. On this edition, Andrew returns from his two week dinner trip, while simultaneously, Paul got lost in the woods and had an encounter with killer clowns, and couldn't make the show. He's okay, by the way. Except psychologically.

Listen to Andrew and I discuss the following topics and more:
- Five minutes of random behind the scenes nonsense.
- Injuries around MLB, including Michael Pineda and Mike Pelfrey.
- Christian Friedrich's injury, and why we hope the recovery time is quick.
- Greg explains to Andrew why Tyler Chatwood was probably the replacement for Josh Outman instead of Edgmer Escalona.
- Going forward, how will the bullpen need to change when Outman is ready to be activated?
- Esmil Rogers' success as a reliever this year so far.
- More future of the rotation topics.

Blogger has redesigned their system and is refusing to make the post title link directly to the podcast, so from here on out, I will be doing it below as I do on Purple Row itself. So click below to download the podcast.

Purple Row Radio - 4/27/12

Thursday, April 19, 2012

Purple Row Radio - 4/20/12

Welcome back to Purple Row Radio! On this edition, Andrew abandoned us and so we had to go on with just two of us.

Listen to the show to hear Paul and I discuss the following topics and more:
- Troy Tulowitzki's defensive issues.
- Jamie Moyer's historic win.
- What do we think will happen to the rotation when Jorge De La Rosa returns?
- The minor league system's overall positivity so far, including Edwar Cabrera's near perfect game.
- How having a humidor in Colorado Springs is significant.
- We share our thoughts on the bad drafts from the middle of the decade, and what the system looks like now that those are starting to fade away.

Thursday, April 12, 2012

Purple Row Radio - 4/13/12

Welcome back to Purple Row Radio!

On this edition, Andrew, Paul and I discuss the following topics and more:
- Reactions to the very poor showing at opening day.
- How has Jhoulys Chacin's stock and the way he is looked at by the fanbase changed since the Ubaldo Jimenez trade?
- What are some of the scenarios we might see in the rotation when Jorge De La Rosa returns?
- Christian Friedrich and Tyler Matzek's recent starts in the minors, and how do we feel about each of them and their chances of helping the team someday?
- Purple Mondays.
- Why are we excited (and also not excited) about Nolan Arenado?

Thursday, April 5, 2012

Purple Row Radio / Crawfish Boxes Crossover Podcast - 4/6/12

Hey everyone, and welcome back to Purple Row Radio! On this edition, Andrew, Paul and I are joined by Tim De Block and David Coleman from The Crawfish Boxes podcast, in a special opening day crossover edition.

For those of you not paying attention, the Rockies open their season in Houston against the Astros, a team entering their final year in the National League.

Come listen to the five of us discuss the following topics and more:
- The Crawfish Boxes guys introduce us to Wandy Rodriguez and Bud Norris, two pitchers we will see in our opening series.
- Purple Row discusses the current state of our rotation, specifically the role Jeremy Guthrie will play, and what we expect out of Juan Nicasio and Drew Pomeranz.
- Crawfish Boxes breaks down some of their more interesting position players, including J.D. Martinez and Jason Castro.
- Purple Row breaks down the Michael Cuddyer signing as it relates to franchise history.
- Crawfish Boxes describes the evolution of their feelings on the Carlos Lee signing, and their excitement about a new ownership.
- Most importantly.... what do we think of crinkle fries?