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First Pitch: Thoughts on Curry, the Draft, Pimentel Hitting 98, and Liriano

First Pitch: Thoughts on Curry, the Draft, Pimentel Hitting 98, and Liriano

Thursday has become podcast day on the site. For the last three weeks I've gotten together with Tom Bragg and James Santelli to record the Pirates section of the podcast, and for the last two weeks I've also recorded sections of the show with John Eshleman and John Dreker. It's a lot of work, but it's also a lot of fun and a nice change of pace from the usual writing articles and writing more articles. If you haven't listened to the show yet, please do. It's totally free, comes out each Friday, and each episode is an hour-long packed with information about the minor league system, the draft, the Pirates, and a player interview this week. Our guest this week is Altoona Curve pitching prospect Casey Sadler.

Check out the first two episodes of the podcast here.

The end result of podcast day is that I spend the whole day editing, recording, writing stuff for the site, taking a break to watch the Person of Interest season finale, and at the end of the day I don't have it in me to writ...

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