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Spencer Howard

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Joe Girardi's Handling of Spencer Howard

Joe DeCamara & Jon Ritchie

The guys continue to react to the Phillies loss in New York and Girardi's handling of Spencer Howard.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


22 Jul 2021

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Why the Phillies need Spencer Howard to start progressing

Phillies Talk: A Philadelphia Phillies Podcast

Corey Seidman and Jim Salisbury discuss:(0:37) — The Phillies are last in defensive runs saved.(5:09) — JT Realmuto is the Phillies most indispensable player.(10:12) — PointsBet: Odds for Brad Miller to drive in a run.(11:05) — Zack Wheeler continues to dominate.(14:2 5) — Spencer Howard's velocity again a concern.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.


25 May 2021

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Willy Adames to the Brewers, in-season adjustments, and expectations for Spencer Howard

Rates & Barrels: A show about baseball

Eno and DVR discuss the four-player swap between the Rays and Brewers that sent Willy Adames to Milwaukee, Taylor Walls' promotion, organizational brain drain, making in-season decisions nearly two months in, expectations for Spencer Howard, and a surprising development with changeups. Rundown1:02 A Meaningful May Trade!8:02 Taylor Walls Gets the Call14:02 Joey Wendle is On Fire16:01 Organizational Brain Drain26:45 Making Better In-Season Decisions33:01 Rallying in Roto Leagues38:18 Spencer Howard is Back!47:34 Concerns About Changeups w/Current Baseball?Follow Eno on Twitter: @enosarrisFollow DVR on Twitter: @DerekVanRipere-mail: ratesandbarrels@theathletic.comSubscribe to the Rates & Barrels YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/c/RatesBarrelsSubscribe To The Athletic for just $1/month: theathletic.com/ratesandbarrels Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

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24 May 2021

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Zack Wheeler’s dominance and Spencer Howard’s role changing

Phillies Talk: A Philadelphia Phillies Podcast

Corey Seidman and Jim Salisbury discuss:.(0:40) — Phillies hang on to win Wheeler's gem(3:00) — Hector Neris nearly gave everyone a heart attack in closing it out.(9:29) — Spencer Howard to become a starting pitcher as back of their rotation struggles,(11:36) — As of now, Rhys Hoskins looks like a complete hitter.(13:54) — PointsBet: Rhys Hoskins odds to hit a homer.(16:28) — Phillies bring up Odubel Herrera.(19:03) — Alec Bohm's sophomore slump.(21:05) — Madison Bumgarner throws seven-inning 'no-hitter.'See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.


27 Apr 2021

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Inside Spencer Howard's struggles in 2020

Extra Innings: a Phillies podcast

Spencer Howard shed some light on his injury-related struggles last season. What went wrong? Scott Lauber, Matt Breen and Bob Brookover break it down, among other storylines emerging from Phillies spring training.


25 Feb 2021

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Prospects with big growth potential, JJ Bleday's timetable, Spencer Howard's ceiling, and board game questions!

The Keith Law Show

Keith opens up the mailbag to discuss several prospects -- including expectations for JJ Bleday's arrival in Miami, Spencer Howard's ceiling, Nolan Gorman's long-term position -- and a mix of board game questions. Rundown2:00 Expectations for Atlanta Prospect Bryce Ball3:34 D.J. Peterson & Mitch Garver, Hitters in New Mexico6:50 Prospects w/Biggest Growth Potential 8:18 JJ Bleday’s Timetable9:51 Evaluation Takeaways From Winter Leagues10:40 Cubs Starting Pitching Prospects11:27 Spencer Howard’s Ceiling12:54 Mason Thompson’s Chances of Being a Starter13:55 What is Keith's Favorite Bird in Wingspan?15:28 Who Are the Blue Jays’ Untouchables?16:48 Time to Alter Expectations for Jo Adell?17:45 Changes to Oakland’s Draft Strategy & Player Development20:21 Masyn Winn’s Future21:35 Ranking the Tigers’ Top Pitching Prospects22:38 Nolan Gorman’s Long-Term Position23:27 Simeon Woods Richardson’s Future Role25:52 Top Priority for MLBPA in CBA Negotiations 29:12 Best Expansion for Seven Wonders?30:31 Preferred Place for Reviews in New Fiction34:59 Positional Value in Top 100 Prospect RankingsFollow Keith on Twitter: @keithlawSubscribe to The Athletic for just $3.99/month to start: theathletic.com/klaw Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices


15 Feb 2021

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Award Alerts, What Flyertalk is Good For & Booking Travel Deals Now w/ Spencer Howard

Miles to Memories - Miles, Points & Travel

Episode Description In episode 75 Spencer Howard from Straight to the Points and author of the amazing award alerts newsletter swings by to chat about AMEX travel credits, why right now is a great time to book future award travel and the future of his award alerts service. Subscribe to Spencer’s award alerts newsletter or follow him on Instagram! Episode Notes 4:57 - Spencer’s miles and points story 12:22- Award alerts premium newsletter! 20:34 - United Travelbank no longer working for AMEX travel credits. Other options? 28:44 - Is now a buyer’s market for award travelers? (Bloomberg) 41:11 - Disneyland annual passes cancelled 42:12 - Taking a break from credit cards rewards Enjoying the podcast? Please consider leaving us a positive review on your favorite podcast platform! You can also connect with us anytime at podcast@milestomemories.com.  You can subscribe on Apple Podcasts, Google Play, Sticher, Spotify, TuneIn, Pocket Casts, or via RSS. Don't see your favorite podcast platform? Please let us know! Music: Rewind by Jay Someday | https://soundcloud.com/jaysomeday Music promoted by https://www.free-stock-music.com Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License


21 Jan 2021

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Episode 10: Spencer Howard from Straight to the Points

Miles & Pints: The Travel and Beer Podcast

Today’s Guest: Spencer Howard Spencer Howard joins us for this episode to talk about his newly announced Straight to the Points Premium service. Hear about what you will get with a Premium subscription and why Derrick and Jeff think it's such a great value. We also touch on booking award flights and hotels for major events, a bit about Oktoberfest, and how Spencer almost got stuck when Covid shut things down. Times of Note: 1:45 - What we’re drinking. 3:45 - Jeff can’t remember what a bar is. 4:19 - Derrick feels left out. 5:22 - Spencer’s background. 7:31 - Spencer’s first travel reward credit card. 10:28 - When Spencer started working in the miles and points space. 11:31 - How Straight to the Points was born. 16:57 - Straight to the Points Premium!!!!! 25:16 - Derrick and Spencer become self-aware. 28:17 - How and when to get Straight to the Points Premium. 32:14 - Look for Straight to the Points Premium giveaway from Travel on Point(s). 34:54 - Traveling for major events (including Oktoberfest) 43:01 - Derrick proves he’s fancier than us. 43:45 - The experience of Oktoberfest. 48:38 - PilsnerFest! 50:34 - Spencer’s 2021 travel plans (hopefully). 55:55 - The difference between our travel and our beer listeners. 58:05 - How Spencer almost got stuck on the other side of the world. 1:01:57 - How to find Spencer and Straight to the Points Premium. 1:05:35 - The Miles & Pints Theme Song! Relevant Links: Talking Cursive Rosarita Beach Cafe - Jeff’s Drink Burley Oak J.R.E.A.M. Series - Derrick’s Drink Old Forester 1897 Bottled in Bond - Spencer’s Drink (Bourbon) Dominion Wine and Beer - Falls Church Straight to the Points @straighttothepoints - Instagram @spencerformiles - Twitter Travel on Point(s) Travel on Point(s) - Facebook Miles & Pints Swag Miles & Pints Facebook Page MilesandPints.com Twitter - @MILESandPINTS Instagram - @milesandpints TikTok - @milesandpints

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8 Jan 2021

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Ep. 149 – Dubai w/ Spencer Howard

Saverocity Observation Deck - Miles, Points, and Travel Podcast

Episode Description Spencer Howard from Straight to the Points and the amazing award newsletter swings by. We celebrate a big life change before moving on to discuss his recent trip to Dubai, including the Al Maha resort. We of course discuss what it’s like going to Dubai during a pandemic and all the fun things to do at Al Maha. We also discuss flying British Airways business class and what that’s like with new policies in place. In Final Boarding Call, Spencer discusses the value of using miles and points to pay for cash fares. Episode Notes Sign up for Spencer’s award newsletter at Straight to the Points and follow his adventures on Instagram! 3:55 – Introducing Spencer’s trip to Dubai 6:55 – Flying over to Dubai on British Airways 13:02 – Entering Dubai 15:00 – Hotels and costs 16:13 – Al Maha resort 20:31 – Activities in Al Maha 26:06 – Sightseeing in Dubai 34:33 – Issues on the flight back home 40:40 – Giving thanks 49:18 – Using miles and points for cheap cash fares (Patreon only)


1 Dec 2020

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Bryce Harper Ejected & Spencer Howard Underwhelms in 5-1 Loss to Mets

Sports Talk With Brodes

The Philadelphia Phillies win streak of 5 games was snapped by the New York Mets. Bryce Harper was ejected from the game. Rhys Hoskins continues to stay hot by hitting another home run. Spencer Howard only went four innings and once again.... I am underwhelmed.   Check out my sponsors!   Code: BROD at manscaped.com for 20% AND FREE SHIPPING!   Statesidevodka.com promo code for BRODES 10% off.    Orbit Energy & Power: www.orbitenergy.us or Call (800) 836-3987.


6 Sep 2020