The RAB Radio Show: November 18, 2010

Felix takes home AL Cy Young Award
Reality sets in for the Rangers

The BBWAA announced the American League Cy Young Award today, and unsurprisingly Felix Hernandez won. It might not have been Roy Halladay’s unanimous selection, but it was still a landslide. There will be a lot of discussion about what this means for how writers view the game, but I’m not sure that’s the most important point here. We run down the ballot, including CC’s spot in third.

The Yankees made a pair of minor moves today. They signed a Dominican prospect, and they traded Juan Miranda for Scottie Allen. It might sound tough to get geeked out about these, but it appears as though the Yanks made two solid, if unspectacular, moves. Allen’s no front line starter, but he could be useful in a number of ways. Oh, and he’s only 19.

Podcast run time 20:47

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Felix takes home AL Cy Young Award
Reality sets in for the Rangers
  • tommiesmithjohncarlos a/k/a Ridiculous Upside the Elder

    These RAB Radio Show bits suck. You know why they do them? To supress debate and curtail freedom of speech. Nobody’s allowed to interject into the podcasts with their own opinions about how crappy Phil Hughes is.

    What a bunch of fascist a#$%holes Mike, Ben, and Joe are.

    Rob a.k.a tommy boy a.k.a whatever other First Name Only Male Handle he uses next

    • Abbott’s Arm

      BOOT HIM NOW!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Mike HC

    I’m digging the opening music. Nice choice.

  • Mike HC

    Also, for any Howard Stern fans, Axisa’s voice is a dead ringer for Artie Lange. Good memories.

    • joe lefko

      read this comment, decided to listen to the podcast, couldn’t agree more.

      • Mike HC

        It was kind of eerie when I first heard it. I want to ask Axisa to give us a “Waaaaaahhhhhhhh” just for old times sake. We may never hear it again.

        • tommiesmithjohncarlos a/k/a Ridiculous Upside the Elder

          Let’s hope Axisa doesn’t start doing unfunny homophobic comedy routines in the podcast. Then it would be impossible to tell them apart.

          • Mike HC

            hahah, fair enough. “Waaaaaahhhh” does not have anything to do with that though.

  • Clay Bellinger

    this might be a stupid question…but are there actual RAB meet-ups?

    • Joe Pawlikowski

      We’ve never had an official meet-up, but we’ve met with readers before.

      • Tom Zig

        Do you have groupies?

        • Mike HC

          I did always hear that people get into the baseball blogging business because of the groupies, ha.

        • tommiesmithjohncarlos a/k/a Ridiculous Upside the Elder

          You know, Rob/tommy boy being a spurned groupie would make a ton of sense.

          • Tom Zig

            You know you’re right. Rob is short for Roberta. Mike must have hooked up with Roberta and then never called her back. That’s why she keeps coming back and trolling his blog.

        • Steve H

          Do the groupies have ponytails?

  • joe lefko

    Pedro just barely lost the ’99 MVP vote, finishing second with 239 pts to Pudge’s 252

  • Mark B.

    Joe – Just subscribed to your podcast in iTunes and left a review….keep up the great work!

  • mikeH

    short show, only 20 min what gives?

  • Brian in NH

    I like the show but since I avoid apple products like the plague i can’t subscribe or review through itunes. can i get a beer anyways?