"No excessive tattoos." Saunas, the journeyman life and a dancing family with Daniel Mengden.
Daniel Mengden of the Kia Tigers joins the show to talk about his adjustment to the KBO and his own journey through the Oakland A's organization.
12 May 2021
"We're not here to talk about Lotte drama." Sour Patch Kids, KBO history, and the NFL Draft(?) with Jeeho Yoo.
Jeeho Yoo of the Yonhap News joins the show as Part 2 of our catch-up doubleheader to give us an early update on the KBO.Think of this as another journal entry for the Journeyman. Barring any more life crisis' we should be more consistent after this. Thanks for listening!
3 May 2021
"Sorry we didn't score more runs." Social media, KBO clubhouses and the Samsung Lions with David Buchanan
Part 1 of our "catch up" doubleheader features David Buchanan of the Samsung Lions.Thanks again for your patience with upload/scheduling. We're doing our best to keep on track with the season, but clearly we fell behind. Think of these episodes as journal entries catching you up with the Journeyman Dan Straily.
3 May 2021
"I have one more mullet." Dan's first outing of the season, the start of the MLB and KBO, mom's b and *schtick* with Jake Mintz and Jordan Shusterman.
The Baseball BBQ goes BACK-to-BACK weeks with us as Jake Mintz and Jordan Shusterman join the show to talk about the wide, wide world of baseball.*Disclaimer*The interview with Dan, Jake and Jordan took place a couple days before the MLB Opening Day. If it feels like we left out some new storylines...we probably didn't know about them yet.
7 Apr 2021
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Dan's first spring start for the Lotte Giants goes as planned with 5 K's, 0 runs over 3 innings. Most of the credit seems to be going to his new pitch: The Cutter.We also have a new segment "Dan Does Sports" in which Ben gets Dan to have a take on the biggest storylines in the world of sports.
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"They're not letting me play, Ben." Spring Training(!) begins for Lotte, Dan's new pitch and Boog is back.
John Boog Sciambi joins the show for the second time, but this time it's as the new voice of the Chicago Cubs. Dan talks about his new pitch at Lotte spring training and Ben forgets that this is a podcast.
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