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The Views From 314ft Podcast Episode 11: Baseball’s Social Contract

Randy and Matt join forces to dive into the comprehensive safety measures MLB is proposing to safely begin the season. Last week’s episode focused on the economic issues between the league and the players so this week we explore the more important concerns at hand.

We are adhering to the shelter in place guidelines of New York State and recording remotely. We will be doing so for as long as the “shelter in place” order remains. We’re talking on Skype so we apologize in advance for any sound quality issues.

The podcast is now available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and Stitcher so please subscribe, drop a five-star rating, and spread the word. We are working on having the podcast on Stitcher as well. We hope this gives you some distraction from all the craziness in the world right now. Here are the episode notes:

[Introduction]: We say hello to blog brother Matt and discuss what we’re watching during the lockdown.

[5:17]: We jump into the first draft of the 67-page safety protocol plan MLB created to address a potential season during the coronavirus pandemic.

[43:09]: Will there be penalties if players don’t follow these protocols?

[51:45]: We discuss these protocols as a social contract between the league and the players.

Again, we apologize for any sound quality issues. We’re making the most of a tough situation as all of you are. Please don’t forget to subscribe to the pod and spread the word.

We hope you and your families remain safe and healthy. See you again next week.

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The Views From 314ft Podcast Episode 10: Grocery Shopping, Masks, and Labor Disputes.

Randy, Derek, and Matt join forces to discuss paranoia while grocery shopping, World War Z, and of course the re-opening plan from Major League Baseball. We delve into all of the economic ramifications and touch upon the safety requirements needed for a season to take place. We move on to the baseball side of things and debate whether the potential regional schedule helps or hurts the Yankees. The show ends with a discussion on the biggest threats to the Yankees winning the title in 2020.

We are adhering to the shelter in place guidelines of New York State and recording remotely. We will be doing so for as long as the “shelter in place” order remains. We’re talking on Skype so we apologize in advance for any sound quality issues.

The podcast is now available on Apple Podcasts and Spotify so please subscribe, drop a five-star rating, and spread the word. We are working on having the podcast on Stitcher as well. We hope this gives you some distraction from all the craziness in the world right now. Here are the episode notes:

[Introduction]: We say hello to the blog brothers Derek and Matt and discuss our grocery shopping and walking experiences while in lockdown.

[5:40]: We dig into the economic ramifications of the owner’s proposal for beginning the season.

[31:40]: Do the players have an obligation to provide fans entertainment at the risk of their health and safety?

[40:00]: Does the regional schedule help or harm the Yankees chances of winning a title?

[50:42]: How will player movement work in 2020?

[56:30]: The biggest threat to a Yankees championship in 2020.

Again, we apologize for any sound quality issues. We’re making the most of a tough situation as all of you are. Please don’t forget to subscribe to the pod and spread the word.

We hope you and your families remain safe and healthy. See you again next week.

UPDATE: The podcast is now available on Stitcher as well. Enjoy!

The Views From 314ft Podcast Episode 9: Conjugal Visits?

Randy and Matt join forces to discuss some recent news on the Yankees injury front along with the New York Times opinion piece from Scott Boras regarding the start of the 2020 season. In addition, we talk about The Athletic round table with Ken Rosenthal, Shams Charania, and Pierre Lebrun. The three journalists discuss the potential for a return to sports in the major sports leagues this summer. Finally, the podcast discusses the absurd idea of turning major league baseball into more of a reality tv show.

We are adhering to the shelter in place guidelines of New York State and recording remotely. We will be doing so for as long as the “shelter in place” order remains. We’re talking on Skype so we apologize in advance for any sound quality issues.

The podcast is now available on Apple Podcasts and Spotify so please subscribe, drop a five-star rating and spread the word. We hope this gives you some distraction from all the craziness in the world right now. Here are the episode notes:

[Introduction]: Matt and Randy catch up and we find out exactly what Matt does for a living.

[4:40]: Aaron Boone gives an update on the injured Yankees and gives some encouraging news. We talk about what this means for the upcoming season.

[18:20]: Scott Boras gives his opinion on whether MLB should open back up for business. Is it a tone deaf stance?

[34:25]: Ken Rosenthal drops some more information about what a season could potentially look like if we have one. We consider the most viable options.

[57:38]: Conjugal visits for the winning team? What.

Again, we apologize for any sound quality issues. We’re making the most of a tough situation as all of you are. Please don’t forget to subscribe on Apple Podcasts or Spotify and spread the word.

We hope you and your families remain safe and healthy. See you again next week.

The Views From 314ft Podcast Episode 8: No Sleep ‘Till Quarantine

Randy and Derek join forces to discuss some movement on potential plans for the 2020 MLB season and the punishment levied upon the Boston Red Sox. We discuss all of the complicated machinations for staring the season laid out in the latest Jeff Passan article. Then we move on to break down the fallout from the Red Sox cheating investigation.

We are adhering to the shelter in place guidelines of New York State and recording remotely. We will be doing so for as long as the “shelter in place” order remains. We’re talking on Skype so we apologize in advance for any sound quality issues.

The podcast is now available on Apple Podcasts and Spotify so please subscribe, drop a five-star rating and spread the word. We hope this gives you some distraction from all the craziness in the world right now. Here are the episode notes:

[Introduction]: Will we ever return to our normal sleep patterns?

[3:15]: We discuss the NFL Draft going on without a hitch and what that could mean for MLB moving forward.

[8:10]: We jump into the details of the Jeff Passan article.

[30:56]: A World Cup style tournament?

[44:30] Those cheating’ Red Sox. There may be a rant involved. Maybe.

Again, we apologize for any sound quality issues. We’re making the most of a tough situation as all of you are. Please don’t forget to subscribe on Apple Podcasts or Spotify and spread the word.

We hope you and your families remain safe and healthy. See you again next week.

The Views From 314ft Podcast Episode 7: MLB’s Last Dance?

Randy and Matt join forces to discuss the latest developments on the coronavirus’ impact on MLB. What are the economic ramifications for MLB during the pandemic? Will the amateur draft face a new normal in upcoming years? Will there be minor league baseball this season? The Blog Brothers discuss those topics and ask if there is a major league team worthy of “The Last Dance” treatment.

We are adhering to the shelter in place guidelines of New York State and recording remotely. We will be doing so for as long as the “shelter in place” order remains. We’re talking on Skype so we apologize in advance for any sound quality issues.

The podcast is now available on Apple Podcasts and Spotify so please subscribe, drop a five-star rating and spread the word. We hope this gives you some distraction from all the craziness in the world right now. Here are the episode notes:

[Introduction]: Matt and Randy discuss their past week living the pandemic life.

[2:45]: Which MLB team could get “The Last Dance” treatment?

[9:30]: MLB gives their teams the green light to furlough employees if necessary starting May 1.

[18:25]: How will the economics crunch impact the way teams approach the draft?

[21:00]: What is the future outlook for the amateur draft?

[30:40]: Will we have a minor league season?

[36:23]: Will teams be forced to sell off parts to help balance lost revenue?

[47:17]: Who are some of the potential buyers to take advantage of the trade market?

[53:15]: Searching for content.

Again, we apologize for any sound quality issues. We’re making the most of a tough situation as all of you are. Please don’t forget to subscribe on Apple Podcasts or Spotify and spread the word.

We hope you and your families remain safe and healthy. See you again next week.

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