Actual footage of Sergio in the park after having escaped his closet Folks, we must apologize for the delay in getting out this newest episode of the Backup Catcher. Our sound guy, Sergio, escaped from the closet he stays in and the sweet tones of Van, Brian, and special guest Justin Hughes were not properly … Continue reading Season 3, Episode 10: Corporate Lorenzo Cain
Zounds! On this week's insanely special episode, host Brian Vaughan is nowhere to be found! Actually, he's likely in bed because he's down with the sickness. But fret not! Another Brian, this one of the 'y' variety is here to fill in admirably! Bryan Smith joins Van Lee as the duo discuss the Blue Jays' … Continue reading Season 3, Episode 9: You Down with OBP?
Baseball is actually happening! Van and Brian are bursting with so much excitement about it, that they put out a podcast full of excitement and magic! Whoa wait, that may sound misleading. For once there actually was zero wyvern or wizard talk. Just pure, unfettered, baseball magic. The boys go over some hot and cold … Continue reading Season 3, Episode 8: A Trip to the Badlands
In part two of this week's episode, hosts Van and Brian go over their predictions for World Series Champion 2017! They also play their yearly version of Repeat or Die, and pick awards winners for the season! If that synopsis was too full of logical baseball talk, don't fret! They also talk about Liv Tyler … Continue reading Season 3, Episode 7, Part 2: Blackmon for President
Well hello there to all of our favorite... NEIGHbors!!! Hahahahaa lololololol horse joke! Ok, now that we have gotten that out of the way, on to professionalism! In today's first of two part episode of the Backup Catcher, hosts Van and Brian give a rundown of several extensions signed in the Majors lately, discuss some … Continue reading Season 3, Episode 7: Horses and Outfielders
It’s another week here at the Backup Catcher studios, and that means it’s another chance to hear Brian complain and Van lie about things! In today’s episode of the podcast, The fellas go over the World Baseball Classic again (for some reason) and talk about Anthony DeSclafini’s serious injury. Perhaps more importantly, 2017 third base re-draft … Continue reading Season 3, Episode 6: Getting to Third Base
How long does it usually take a baseball podcast to talk about baseball? Well, regardless of the answer to that question, hosts Van Lee and Brian Vaughan are here this week to challenge the status quo! In addition to their 2017 shortstop rankings, the two hosts bring their trademark acerbic wit to discussions about Rob … Continue reading Season 3, Episode 5: Spades and Shortstops
March is upon us, fellow baseball friends! That means that your drafts are starting and you're probably curious as to where Brian has ranked Ryan Schimpf among second basemen. Well truth be told, you're not going to find that out here, because Ryan Schimpf is most definitely not in Brian's top 15. But you should … Continue reading Season 3, Episode 4: Rank It Like It’s Hot
Holy slightly better quality, Batman! Brian and Van return for this week's episode with a marginally better connection and a penchant for talking about stupid things. Said stupid things include Jung-Ho Kang and his insistence on gettin' lit and crashing, Alex Rodriguez and his minotaur paintings, the decision to revamp the intentional walk rule, Dr. Van's … Continue reading Season 3, Episode 3: We Kang Do It!