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BNTV Episode Three: Soler Parties, Reliever Converts, Wada Comps, Mother Haircuts


bntv[On a thoughtful suggestion from BN’er Cerambam, I’m going to post new episodes of BNTV after they’ve recorded so that (1) you can watch, if you didn’t watch live; and (2) you can post additional comments/questions in this post – ones with a large number of upvotes will be addressed in the next episode of BNTV.]


On the latest episode of BNTV, I celebrated the arrival of Jorge Soler with a song and a story. Both of those things might get me in trouble, because the song was Lionel Richie’s ‘All Night Long,’ which was immediately flagged by the copyright holder (oops – it was just a tiny snippet! Wasn’t trying to pull a fast one on Lionel! In any case, the song might soon be gone, so if you hear silence, that’s why), and because the story I told might embarrass The Wife. Hey, she knew what she signed up for.

In addition to discussing Soler’s impending promotion, I got into what makes a reliever a successful starting pitcher convert candidate, a Tsuyoshi Wada/Ted Lilly comp, Starlin Castro’s future, and where the Cubs can fit in veteran positional guys, among other things.

The episode also features a return of The Hat, and a discussion of how I get my hair cut. Important stuff. Watch the episode below, and subscribe to BNTV’s YouTube channel (for free) to get notified of future episodes.



Brett Taylor

Brett Taylor is the Editor and Lead Writer at Bleacher Nation, and you can find him on Twitter at @BleacherNation and @Brett_A_Taylor.