The RAB Radio Show: December 15, 2010

The obligatory "Injured Pitchers" post
Yanks 'cautiously optimistic' Pettitte will return

There will be plenty of pitching issues to discuss in the next few months, so what better time to start than today? We kick things off with a discussion of Rafael Soriano, a closer who might have a hard time finding a home. There aren’t many clear cut destinations for him after the Angels signed Scott Downs. Could he fit the Yankees’ needs and budget?

There’s an Andy Pettitte tidbit in there, but that post will go up soon enough.

Moving on, it’s time for injured and underrated pitchers. These guys will certainly be Yankees target this off-season. They might only get one on the free agent market, so they must choose wisely. Who appears to be the best bet among them? And if the Yankees don’t think it’s Chien-Ming Wang, what does that say about him?

Podcast run time 40:24

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The obligatory "Injured Pitchers" post
Yanks 'cautiously optimistic' Pettitte will return
  • gustavonieves

    Hey, you guys mentioned wanting a logo for the RAB radio show, are there any other details on that front?

  • Hughesus Christo

    So not cool with forfeiting 1st round picks to overpay a reliever

    • GermanYankee


  • Thomas

    I just wanted to say I am really enjoying the everyday radio show. I think it is better than the weekly one, because you aren’t trying to jam everything from the week into an hour. Therefore, you two can go over your ideas more thoroughly.

    Also, I think Joe is doing a better job giving his thoughts. For the weekly one, it seemed as if Joe was just interviewed Mike and added a few of his own opinions every now and then. Joe was like Ravech asking Valentine or Stark (Mike) his opinion on the days events (though obviously you guys are better). Now, Joe seems to be a much more equal part of the show.

    Keep up the good work.

    • jsbrendog (returns)

      i smell sitcom!

  • JGS

    Hittracker called that Ibanez home run at 477. It was the longest shot in the short history of YSIII (by like, 20 feet), and it was the third longest home run of 2009, period.

    The Branyan upper upper deck shot earlier this year was 440 (which seems a bit low, but that’s what hittracker says).

  • king of fruitless hypotheticals

    first time with the podcast. EGADS!

    a) That’s not what i thought you guys would sound like!
    b) Owe me a beer.
    c) R-A-B? I always thought it would be ‘RAB.’ who knew?
    d) I had a girlfriend like those random relievers you were talking about…sigh…
    e) I’m nervous about spending that much for any non-starter in the non-Mariano division…
    f) I absolutely blame you for me having one more thing I’m addicted to on a daily basis.