Episode 12 of the BN Podcast: Scott Hairston, Matt Garza, and the Virtues of Sammy Sosa

bnpodcastimagesmallIt’s the twelfth episode of a super awesome podcast featuring me and Sahadev Sharma. You can listen to the podcast there below, or download it for later listening. You can also subscribe via iTunes. Here’s your iTunes link, and you can also find it by searching in the iTunes store. For those of you who use other feed-catching services, here’s the podcast feed. For those of you just tuning in who want to catch up on prior episodes, here’s the whole lot.

As always, you can send questions, comments, etc. to the official podcast email address (podcast AT bleachernation DOT com) if you want your thoughts included on a future show. Today’s set got us into Cubs rivalries, Rule 5 Draft minutia, and smug White Sox fans.

This week we talk about the merits of the bathroom floor, nicknames for Boston sportswriters, and how we can bug you all at the Cubs Convention.

We also discuss the Scott Hairston rumor, Theo Epstein’s time in Boston (and the subsequent disaster), what makes for a good team owner, what the Cubs can possibly do about the tricky Matt Garza situation, and some surprising reasons why bringing Sammy Sosa back into the fold makes sense.

It’s another modestly long episode, because we are frightfully long-winded. The first time I thought about what it meant to be long-winded, I was a farm boy in the foothills of Ozarks, and a cool night air had just settled in …

Enjoy:

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Brett Taylor is the Lead Cubs Writer at Bleacher Nation, and you can find him on Twitter at @BleacherNation and on LinkedIn here. Brett is also the founder of Bleacher Nation, which opened up shop in 2008 as an independent blog about the Chicago Cubs. Later growing to incorporate coverage of other Chicago sports, Bleacher Nation is now one of the largest regional sports blogs on the web.

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