Friday, January 19, 2018
Home Ducksnort: A Baseball Podcast

Ducksnort: A Baseball Podcast

Hosts Wayland McQueen and Greg Nix dive into the long history, weird quirks, crazy stats, and best stories of America’s pastime… BASEBALL. Every week they’re joined by a special guest to break down just what makes baseball such a fun and fascinating hobby for millions -- and what makes it dull for everyone else. Featuring comedians, sportswriters, characters from baseball history, and tons of other special guests, Ducksnort is either the world’s funniest baseball talk or the world’s baseballiest comedy talk. Give it a listen either way! Duck snort!

Ducksnort

33: “Twenty-nine GM’s and Derek Jeter” w/ Chris Cotillo

SB Nation’s MLB Insider Chris Cotillo tells us about his experience at this year’s Winter Meetings, exchanging info with agents and front offices, and...
Ducksnort

32: “Tell us what to appreciate” w/ John Thorn

MLB’s official historian John Thorn joins Ducksnort to discuss how the recently concluded World Series can be viewed from a historical perspective, and how...
Ducksnort

31: “Game 5 Hangover” w/ Dodge Greenley

Recorded immediately after the epic ending to World Series Game 5, the Ducksnort Boys make their predictions for how the series will end and...
Ducksnort

30: World Series SPECTACULAR w/ True Blue LA & The Crawfish Boxes

Astros blogger Ryan Dunsmore (The Crawfish Boxes) and Dodgers blogger Eric Stephen (True Blue LA) join Ducksnort to preview the World Series, including keys...
Ducksnort

29: “The Kirk Gibson Curse” w/ Joe Posnanski & Carl Tart

MLB.com’s Joe Posnanski gives us his big takeaways from the playoffs so far, including changing bullpen usage and sky-high strikeout numbers, plus tells us...
Ducksnort

28: “Roast Beef and Ketchup” w/Matthew Brian Cohen

Wayland and Joe welcome Matthew Brian Cohen back to the Ducksnort studios. They talk about the MLB playoffs, how the Yankees are shaping up...
Ducksnort

27: “Jinx the Cubs” w/ Greg Gallant & Blake Rosier

The Ducksnort Boys make postseason predictions, which includes Greg hating on the Twins and trying to jinx the Cubs. Then Braves fan Greg Gallant...
Ducksnort

26: “Sons of Bitches” w/ Megan Brown, Matt Rath, Koz McRae

Greg, Joe and guest host Matt Rath join the big political/sports debate of the past week by discussing MLB catcher Bruce Maxwell joining the...
Ducksnort

25: “Dave Roberts’ seat is ice cold” w/ Eric Stephen & Ego Nwodim

True Blue LA managing editor Eric Stephen stops by to talk about the Dodgers’ bipolar season, including their recent 1-16 stretch, Dave Roberts’s managerial...
Ducksnort

“There is no White Sox nation” w/ Jim Margalus & Mark Schroeder

South Side Sox managing editor Jim Margalus talks about the stages of a rebuilding team, the Indians’ epic winning streak, the evolution of sports...
Ducksnort

23: “Hank Aaron is a big wussie” w/ Eric Acosta & Josh Simpson

Greg, Joe, and guest host Eric Acosta (Rick and Morty) discuss the benefits and mysteries of September call-ups, and their feelings on the start...
Ducksnort

22: “The Sandlot represents the military-industrial complex” w/ Alex Fernie & Ben Axelrad

Comedy writer and Tigers fan Ben Axelrad (Definitely Dying podcast) breaks down the Tigers-Yankees brawl, including Miguel Cabrera’s poor fighting technique, Gary Sanchez’s sucker...
Ducksnort

21: “…makes you think of Buck O’Neil” w/ Ryan Meharry & David Brown

The AL Wild Card Race is complete chaos, but Wayland and Greg try to pick the likely winners, as well as who they’d prefer...
Ducksnort

20: “Aaron Judge was a crybaby” w/ Louie Lechich & Anais Fairweather

White Sox prospect Louie Lechich talks about playing with Aaron Judge and Cody Bellinger, his conversion from centerfielder to relief pitcher, and why the...
Ducksnort

19: “Because I’m Canadian” w/ Jonah Keri & Michael Capristo

The Dodgers are playing historically great baseball, so Greg and Wayland try to figure out what it would take to beat them. Then sportswriter...
Ducksnort

18: “You’ll never be as good as your dad” w/ Mike Mitchell & George...

Greg and Wayland rank the 2017 Hall of Famers, salute Adrian Beltre for his 3,000th hit, and express shock at deadline trades (including some...
Ducksnort

17: “Cancel my magazine subscriptions” w/ Jason Benetti & Marcy Jarreau

Greg and Wayland talk about how bullpen usage might shape the trade deadline and playoffs, and wonder if anyone cares about the boring stuff...
Ducksnort

16: “The Food Network is huge right now” w/ Casey Feigh & Evan Riney

Greg and Wayland break down the Jose Quintana trade from the point-of-view of a White Sox fan and a Cubs fan, respectively, and Wayland...
Ducksnort

15: “Apologize to Stan Musial right now” w/ Johnny Meeks & Dan Lippert

The Ducksnort boys preview the All Star Game and suggest ways to get your baseball fix during the two baseball-less days afterwards. Then actor/comedian...
Ducksnort

“Mike Piazza Always Said…” w/ Cody Kopp & Jess Seay-Klatt

Wayland and Joe talk about how Joe’s views of baseball have changed since starting the podcast. Then comedian/Diamondbacks fan Cody Kopp talks about the...
Ducksnort

13: “How much do you think Max Kepler makes?” w/ Megan Brown & Paige...

Greg and Wayland try to decide who would win an Astros-Dodgers World Series, plus what the baseball equivalent of Air Jordans is. Then baseball...
Ducksnort

12: “Robo-Vin Scully” w/ Lana Berry & Patrick McDonald

The Ducksnort Boys share Father’s Day baseball memories (one of them involves sabotage) and weigh whether the Royals and Blue Jays should buy...
Ducksnort

11: “I’ve been rejected on two Kiss Cams” w/ Matty Smith & Katie Plattner

Inspired by Scooter Gennett’s four home run game, Greg and Wayland play “Would You Rather” with incredible baseball achievements, and talk about their...
Ducksnort

10: “I’m Mr. Met and I’m a New Yorker” w/ Anna Kryczka & Anthony...

Greg and Wayland discuss Albert Pujols’s 600th home run and Edinson Volquez’s no-hitter, the mysterious comings and goings of a pitcher’s best stuff, and...
Ducksnort

9: “I’m better than two Mike Trouts” w/ Matt Cordova & Josh Monk

The Ducksnort boys review the most disappointing teams of 2017 (hi Mets!), then talk baseball superstitions after Greg jinxed (aka “Dursted”) Miguel Gonzalez’s perfect...
Ducksnort

8: “Touch Me, I’m Sick” w/ Devin Field & Jeff Johnson

A trip to Angels Stadium for Mike Trout bobblehead night prompts the Ducksnort boys to discuss the lack of great pitchers amongst baseball’s young...
Ducksnort

7: “Bobby Bonilla’s a Great Name” w/ Mary Sasson & Alex Berg

Blue Jays centerfielder Kevin Pillar’s incredible catch reminds Greg and Wayland of their favorite baseball fets (including Chris Sale’s slider and Bo Jackson’s everything),...
Ducksnort

6: “Chicago” w/ Eric Acosta and Peter Banifaz

Greg and Wayland try to break down what the hell has been going on with Manny Machado and the Red Sox, then Joe guesses...
Ducksnort

5: “Ray Chapman” w/ Nicole Byer and Joel Church-Cooper

The Ducksnort boys try and figure out if they’re baseball experts, and shine a spotlight on some of the funnest players of 2017, including...
Ducksnort

4: Maddox, Matthew Brian Cohen talk “True Yankees”

Wayland and Greg banter about the absences of Madison Bumgarner and Starling Marte, as well as guess if Eric Thames or Jason Vargas is...
Ducksnort

3: Chris Trew, Josh Simpson & Jake Jabbour

Wayland, Greg, and Joe reflect on Jackie Robinson Day and celebrate the round mound of the pitching mound, Bartolo Colon. Then stand up comedian...
Ducksnort

2: Emily Schmidt, Carl Tart

Wayland, Greg, and Joe pick second favorite teams for the 2017 season, and Wayland proposes a rule change. Comedian Emily Schmidt (Netflix’s Girlboss) talks...
Ducksnort

1: Will Hines

Wayland and Greg share observations about the first week of baseball, including Madison Bumgarner’s insane first game and Ken Giles’s insane beard. Then comedian...
Ducksnort

0: Sneak Preview – “Intros, Spring Training and World Baseball Classic”

Wayland, Greg, and Joe talk about attending the World Baseball Classic semifinal, whether Spring Training is fun, becoming baseball fans, NOT becoming baseball fans,...