Breaking Balls with Emily Nyman

By Emily Nyman

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Breaking Balls is a high energy, weekly baseball podcast featuring discussions on all things MLB; past, present, and future. Host Emily Nyman provides her unique and often humorous perspective on current events, hot button issues, strategy & fundamentals, MLB history, and everything in between.

Episode Date
Ep 115: The Homestretch

Emily & John discuss Yankees winning again, Judge hits 2 jacks, Mets vs themselves, glad half full, Pujols resurgence: sus?, Aaron Boone, Gabe Kapler, Josh Donaldson, Vogelbach & Ruf, In Buck we trust?, & more! 

Sep 17, 2022
Ep 114: Baby’s 1st Home Run Ball

Emily & John discuss Mets holding on for dear life, IKF: power hitter, Yankees still mid, Aaron Judge, AL MVP debate, Pujols, all-time home runs hit off different pitchers, voicemails, & more!

Sep 10, 2022
Ep 113: “Life Stuff”

Emily & John discuss Judge chasing 61, Tío Albert chasing 700, the Yankees descent into sadness, Mets vs Dodgers, the 2023 schedule, Mets Old Timers Day, retiring numbers, Timmy Trumpet, Josh Reddick, Mr. August & August Bozos are revealed, & more! 

Sep 02, 2022
Ep 112: Get Lucky

Emily & John discuss NY baseball woes, hoping for collapse, luck, prospect call ups, IKF, Tatis Jr. PED suspension, the 2022 Field of Dreams game, voicemails & more! 

Aug 18, 2022
Ep 111: Trade Watch!

Emily & John discuss the Yankees adding a few arms, trading Monty, the Mets inactivity, the San Diego Dads making the trade of the century, Brewers giving up?, Red Sox buyers?, Orioles trading Mancini, Mariners going for it, voicemails & more! 

Aug 05, 2022
Ep 110: A Whole New World

Emily & John watch the All-Star Game while discussing the Home Run Derby, Juan Soto, trade deadline, play-by-play commentary, Pete Alonso, & A LOT more! 

Jul 23, 2022
Ep 109A: Return of the Podcast

Emily & John return after a 4-week break & discuss the state of the Yankees & Mets, The Reds, Hicks, Holmes, division leads, Mets vs Braves, home runs = wins, Breaking BallStars, home run derby & more!

Jul 16, 2022
Ep 108: Who Lives in a Pineapple Under the Sea?

Cubbies come to town, Matt Carpenter, Smoltz, Mets on the left coast, Rays & Blue Jays & Astros, oh my!, Tony La Russa management masterclass, Joe Maddon gets a haircut, voicemails & more! 

Jun 18, 2022
Ep 107: Pobody’s Nerfect

Emily & John discuss HBP, Yankees starters, Ohtani at Yankee Stadium, the Twinkies, Gio Urshela, Mets vs LAD, Rules, Dodger Stadium, a tale of two Joes, Rays bozo bullpen, voicemails & more! 

Jun 11, 2022
Ep 106: It’s Good to be the King

Yankees split in Tampa, Aaron Judge: Player of the week (every week), Matt Carpenter, Francisco Lindor Resurgence Bandwagon, Yankees & Mets upcoming schedules, voicemails, Mr. May & May Bozo picks, & more! 

Jun 03, 2022
Ep 105: I Go To Extremes

Emily & John discuss John’s 100th Episode (Observed), is it time to panic? (Yes), the Yankees tough weekend, Donaldson & Anderson, IL stints, the bullpen, Mets get Breaking-Ball-Cursed, the C-Ace, Barrel %, Giants fans, voicemails & more! 

May 28, 2022
Ep 104: It’s Only May

Emily & John discuss the best record in baseball, Aaron Judge = God?, the Camden Cutout, Joey Gallo, Francisco Lindor = Batman?, Polar Pete, Scherzer, strength of schedule, Reds vs Pirates (yes really), voicemails & more!

May 21, 2022
Ep 103: Band of Brothers

Emily & John discuss first to 21 wins, witnessing history, 7-8-9 in the lineup NY baseball still elite, ump show continues, sustainable winning, 7-run deficits, voicemails, Top 6 Reasons We Don’t Have a Top 6 & more! 

May 12, 2022
Ep 102: Coronation Station

Emily & John discuss the Yankees 11-game win streak, Aaron Judge, Mets no-hit combo, Cano DFA’d, NY Baseball betta, Emily’s MiLB experience, rule changes, umpire rating system, Reds down bad, voicemails & more!

May 06, 2022
Ep 101: Tony Three Times

Emily & John discuss the Mets already setting records, Scherzer, the Yankees on the upswing, Emily’s Yay!/Eh/Yikes list, Cole back? (Never left), the Yankees letter unsealed, voicemails, Mr. April & April Bozo awards handed out & more!

Apr 29, 2022
Ep 100: The Big 1-Double-Bagel

Emily & John discuss opening weekend, Cole’s 1st start, Billy Crystal sabotage, Mets starting pitching, HBP, New Guys, pitchers return, Nike city connects 2022, Manfred offers an olive branch, Apple+ broadcast, ESPN Sunday Baseball & the KayRodCast, Breaking Balls stats, voicemails, a VERY special Top segment & more!

Apr 15, 2022
Ep 99: Spring Training Heroes 2022

Emily & John discuss Opening Day Eve excitement, Mets rotation, NY on NY action, Pujols to the Cardinals, Chris Sale, Beltrán’s interview, Cashman crying, our 2022 Spring Training Hero, voicemails, Division/WC/Pennant/World Series predictions & more!

Apr 09, 2022
Ep 98: Under Pressure

Emily & John discuss an early birthday present from an ex-CEO of the Marlins, Freeman, Story & Correa signings, Voit to San Diego, arbitration bonanza, Least $ spent in free agency, notable free agents still available, would-be phenoms, Cameron Maybin SZN, voicemails, 2022 Award Predictions & more! 

Mar 27, 2022
Ep 97: Last Week Tonight

Emily & John discuss the end of the lockout & who to credit for saving baseball, a few details of the CBA, the Yankees off-season thus far, a few predictions, various signings & trades around the league, voicemails, Top 6 Things We Are Most Stoked For, & more!

Mar 20, 2022
Ep 96: Are You There MLB? It’s Us, Fans.

Emily & John discuss the cancellation of games, Manfred’s presser, Braves release financials, Jeter’s announcement, getting got by Bob Nightengale, Star Wars: The Clone Wars, voicemails, a revamped Top 8 & more!

Mar 06, 2022
Ep 95: Corona Got Us

Emily goes it alone and discusses Manfred’s presser, the latest MLB/MLBPA meetings, Spring Training, SPRINGO, monobob, sports that are judged, NBC’s Olympic coverage, voicemails, Top 5 Harry Potter movies & more! 

Feb 20, 2022
Ep 94: Connecting the Dots

Emily & John discuss the latest in CBA negotiations, Michael S. Schmidt: MLB Shill Lifer, Mike Trout getting some hitting instruction, Mets Old Timers’ Day, HUGE announcement in Breaking Balls world, The Book of Boba Fett: Chapters 6 + 7, voicemails, Top 6 Reasons the Winter Olympics are Superior to the Summer Olympics & more!

Feb 13, 2022
Ep 93: Hall of Very Good

Emily & John discuss David Ortiz’s 1st ballot election to the Hall of Fame, Arod’s chances, MLB & MLBPA meet 2x, Amy Schneider’s win streak coming to an end, The Book of What Show Is This?: Chapter 5, voicemails, Class of 2022 Breaking Balls Hall of Very Good inductees announced, & more! 

Jan 29, 2022
Ep 92: MLB Yacht Rock-Out

Emily & John discuss MLB dragging its feet, “both sides”, playoff expansion, Mets bench coach, Jeopardy! champ Amy Schneider, the XXIV Olympics Winter Games, TBoBF: Chapter 4, voicemails, Top 3 Yacht Rock Songs & more!

Jan 23, 2022
Ep 91: Mr. 300

Emily & John discuss MLB & MLBPA finally meeting, Rachel Balkovic, Genevieve Beacom, the future of women in baseball, Jon Lester retiring, the Mets retiring Keith Hernandez’s number, crossing the picket line, David Cone, The Book of Boba Fett: Chapter 3, voicemails, Top 6 Pros Who…WHAT?!? & more! 

Jan 16, 2022
Ep 90: Lockout Mixtape

Emily & John discuss MLB Network giving Rosenthal the boot, Eric Chavez: turncoat?, Zack Scott-free, Kay-RodCast on ESPN, Antonio Brown at it again (NFL Talk???!?!?!?), The Book of Boba Fett: Chapter 1 & 2, voicemails, Top 3 90’s Music Artists & Top 3 90’s Movies, & more! 

Jan 09, 2022
Ep 89: Don’t Call it a Comeback

Emily & John discuss the hiatus, Buck Showalter: Mets Manager, BBWAA shifts in opinion, was Arod framed? (No he wasn’t, BUT..), The Book of Boba Fett, episode opening calls contest (3rd time’s the charm), 2021 New Year Resolutions review, voicemails, 2022 New Year Resolutions & more! 

Jan 01, 2022
Ep 88: A Show About Nothing

Emily & John discuss Manfred’s letter to the fans, MLB dot com wiped clean, solidarity, Buck Showalter, Gil Hodges, the Golden Days Era Committee, Roger Maris, the 2021 BBWAA ballot, H/T votes, Breaking Balls takes on Cooperstown, holiday “instant replay”, voicemails, dabbling in MLB The Show, card pack breaks, & more!

Dec 11, 2021
Ep 87: Hey! Big Spender

Emily & John discuss the Mets making BIG moves, Scherzer, Seager, Semien, the Rangers, the Mariners, AL West going off, who’s left?, Yankees tender errybody, deadlines, THE LOCKOUT, MLB mixing baseballs, a new contest, voicemails, Top 6 Pivot Podcasts & more!

Dec 04, 2021
Ep 86: Let’s Get Weird

Emily & John discuss Syndergaard’s departure, Verlander’s non-departure, Correa & Jeter, Yankees new 3rd Base Coach, Manager of the Year, Rookie of the Year, Cy Young winners, Billy Eppler, the Philly Phanatic, the Cleveland Guardians, voicemails, Top 6 Thanksgiving Sides & more!

Nov 21, 2021
Ep 85: A Blowhard in a House of Cards

Emily & John discuss Braves bus drive-by, qualifying offers, Alderson & Boras, preseason award predictions from Ep. 52, the most wonderful time of the year, Chili Davis, Verlander, voicemails, Top 6 Minor Technical MLB Awards & more! 

Nov 14, 2021
Ep 84: Triple Duh

Emily & John discuss the 2021 World Series Champion Atlanta Braves and the road to their first title in 26 years, Snitker being criticized but coming out on top, Max Fried, Gold Glove award nominees, Silver Slugger award nominees, the Fielding Bible, Mets fire Zack Scott, The 2nd Annual Postseason Classic final results, Top 3 “So Bad They’re Good” Preseason Predictions, & more!  

Nov 07, 2021
Ep 83: Free Range Relievers

Emily & John discuss the Dodgers demise, Braves v Astros, who they’re rooting for, Snitker family feud, Charlie Morton, the Chop, commissioner overreach, reporters stirring up nonsense, A’s fire sale, voicemails, Top 6 New Names for the Bullpen, & more! 

Oct 31, 2021
Ep 82: Home Runs Win Games

Emily & John discuss the check swing heard ‘round the world, the continuation of the ump show, Passan’s magnum opus, Dodgers v Braves, Red Sox v Astros, players talking that ish, Eddie Rosario god-tier?, Boonie’s back, MiLB players get some housing, Postseason Classic update, voicemails, Top 6 Shows We Are Stoked to Watch This Offseason & more!

Oct 24, 2021
Ep 81: Growing Pains

Emily & John discuss how their predictions faired from Ep. 80, underdogs, frauds, a weird rule, ump performance review, Yankees get rid of Nevin & Thames, a Postseason Classic update, voicemails, Top 3 Teams That Shocked the World & more! 

Oct 17, 2021
Ep 80: Pain Relief

Emily & John discuss the Yankees losing the Wild Card, Gerrit Cole, Phil Nevin, Aaron Boone’s future, a sense of relief, Red Sox vs Rays, Astros vs White Sox, NL Wild Card, NLDS x2, the Airbender, Mets next steps, voicemails, Top 6 & more!

Oct 10, 2021
Ep 79: [redacted due to superstition]

Emily & John discuss Yankees vs Red Sox, Stantonian blasts, 3-batter minimum, Blue Jays series, AL Wild Card craziness, NL Wild West, Cardinals go streaking, 2nd Annual Postseason Classic, voicemails, The Best of the Worst & more! 

Oct 01, 2021

Emily & John discuss the Yankees getting embarrassed at home by Cleveland, Cole’s tough start, Sevy back, AL East showdowns, 2021 Mets we hardly knew ye, Machado telling Tatís Jr. how it is, Salvy Perez new single season HR king (for catchers), voicemails, Top 3 Teams We Can’t Believe We Have to Root For, & more! 

Sep 24, 2021
Ep 77: Are You Not Entertained?!

Emily & John discuss the subway series, crosstown beef, Yankees infield shakeup, Mets non-shakeup, Vladdy vs Ohtani, momentum, voicemails, Top 6 MLB Fights We Wanna See & more! 

Sep 18, 2021
Ep 76: Oh No, We Suck Again!

Emily & John discuss Yankees regression, making more history, the Mets still pushing, Cole & Loaísiga, Pete Alonso being that dude, thumbs back up in Queens, deGrom update, voicemails, Jeter, Top 6 Things We Wish We Knew Before Going to Hall of Fame Induction Weekend & more! 

Sep 10, 2021
Ep 75: Two Thumbs Down

Emily & John discuss Yankees vs A’s, Oakland Coliseum, 1961 & 1998 Yankees, Kluber, Gallo GIDP, Big G, Javy Baéz vs Mets fans, rehab assignments, voicemails, Top 3 All-MLBae Team & more!

Sep 03, 2021
Ep 74: Tonight We’re Gonna Party Like It’s 1996

Emily & John discuss the Yankees streak, the Mets getting bodied in Cali, Stanton, The Bronx hometown hero, oh Peter-Peter-Peter-Pete-Pete-Pete, upcoming schedule, Miggy’s 500th, voicemails, Braves Ashland drops in to talk Braves v Yankees & answer our 4 questions, & more! 

Aug 27, 2021
Ep 73: Can of Corn

Emily & John discuss MLB’s rare W in a cornfield, Yankees vs CHW, beating the shift, Red Sox, Yankees resurgence, Mets brutal road trip, Dbacks no-hitter, voicemails, Top 3 Former Yankees/Mets Who Came Back to Bite Us in the Ass & more! 

Aug 20, 2021
Ep 72: Baby’s 1st Prop Bet

Emily & John discuss Yankees 2nd half surge, Gardy party, Mets slipping, Field of Dreams, Ramón Laureano, gambling broadcasts, voicemails, Top 6 Promotions for MLB’s New “F*ck Them Kids” Campaign & more!

Aug 13, 2021
Ep 71: Between Two Balls - Part II

Emily & John welcome World Series champion Joba Chamberlain to discuss the trade deadline, foreign substances, reliever vs starter, jersey number etiquette, 2009 World Series & much more!

Aug 05, 2021
Ep 70: Time Capsule

Emily & John discuss Cruz to the Rays, pre-trade-deadline moves, the Cleveland Guardians, Yankees vs Red Sox, superstition, 50 year old bat boys, voicemails, Top 6 ARodisms & more!

Jul 30, 2021
Ep 69: Baseballympics

Emily & John discuss Yankees v Red Sox, Alex Verdugo, enforcing stadium bans, Luis Rojas getting tossed, Heyman v check swings, voicemails, matching MLB players with Olympic events & more! 

Jul 23, 2021
Ep 68: A Midsummer Night’s Dong

Emily & John discuss Cole’s 129-pitch masterpiece, Altuve & Judge, the HR Derby, ESPN’s coverage, the Celebrity softball game, 1st half reflections, 2nd half predictions, voicemails, Top 3 Best Moments of the 1st Half & more! 

Jul 17, 2021
Ep 67: Between Two Balls

Emily & John welcome Yankees beat writer for The Athletic, Lindsey Adler, to discuss the current state of the Yankees, where they can improve, how far she can go with her questions, which players she loves to interview, Emily’s newest conspiracy theory, we reveal our 2021 Breaking BallStars, listen to voicemails, & more!  

Jul 09, 2021

Emily & John discuss MLB’s first ejection since cracking down on foreign substances, inconsistent Yankees, Cone vs. O’Neill, the Mets still hangin on, Schwarber playing out of his mind, the upcoming Subway Series & the terms of their bet, voicemails, “Does the HR Derby F up your swing?”, & more!

Jul 01, 2021
Ep 65: MLB PreCheck

Emily & John welcome guest Max Greenfield (formerly of the Washington Nationals, analyst for PitcherList & pitch design expert), to discuss spin rate, pitch mechanics, and how all of this is affected by foreign substances & the MLB crackdowns, voicemails & more! 

Jun 25, 2021
Ep 64: How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying

Emily & John discuss NY baseball, spin rates, the commissioner’s memo, who’s to blame for this mess, ball tampering, player-on-player crimes, Pete Alonso’s conspiracy theory, Jack Leiter’s draft intentions, voicemails, checking in on their Bold Predictions for the month of June & more!

Jun 17, 2021
Ep 63: Foreign Substances

Emily & John discuss Red Sox breaking out the brooms, what’s wrong with the Yankees, MLB’s crackdown on “sticky stuff”, Gerrit Cole, if Bauer is a hero, the role analytics have played in the modern game’s evolution, ump scorecards, voicemails, Top 4 Things Made Better With Foreign Substances & more! 

Jun 10, 2021
Ep 62: We Are Not So Different, You & I

Emily & John discuss the Yankees embarrassing weekend vs the Blue Jays & Tigers, upcoming schedules, offense rankings, elite pitching, crosstown similarities, voicemails, Top 3 Bold Predictions for June & more!

Jun 03, 2021
Ep 61: Solo

Emily discusses Kluber’s no hitter, the current state of the Yankees, possible OF choices, the NL East, unwritten rules, voicemails, Top 3 Reasons Emily is Looking Forward to John’s Return & more! 

May 27, 2021
Ep 60: ER

Emily & John discuss league-wide injury woes, Yankees outfield, Sunday Afternoon Baseball, Manny Machado, swinging on 3-0, Tony La Russa is at it again, Jeter’s six-part docuseries, voicemails, Top 6 & more! 

May 21, 2021
Ep 59: Guess Who?

Emily & John discuss the Yankees home stand, Mets clubhouse scuffles, why NY sports media  sucks, legendary DFA’s, voicemails, Top 3 No-Hitters of 2021 & more! 

May 13, 2021
Ep 58: Working for the Weekend

Emily & John discuss Yankees resurgence, managing whatcha got, All-NY Pitchers of the Month, a wild series in Philly, the shake up in Queens, umpire accuracy, voicemails, Top 3 Reasons We Were Right to Switch Recording & Release Day, & more!

May 07, 2021
Ep 57: No No-No!

Emily & John discuss their new recording & episode release schedule (record on Tuesdays, release Thursdays), Padres vs Dodgers, friend-of-the-show Diego is a fortune teller, Yankees on the upswing, Mets can’t buy a run, Mike Tauchman: Yankee Legend, 7-inning no-hitters, voicemails, & more! 

May 01, 2021
Ep 56: Wake Me Up When April Ends

Emily & John discuss slow starts, fan panic, hustle, canned press conferences, shaking it up, positive outlooks, early season fluctuations, Padres v Dodgers, Cole v Bieber, the role of a hitting coach, voicemails, Top 3 Performances of the Past Week & more! 

Apr 24, 2021
Ep 55: Sad Boi Hours

Emily & John discuss ARod heartbreak, more MLB rule changes, Yankee struggles, beanball bonanza, if the Mets will ever play again, no-no’s, Umpire Hall of Fame, voicemails, a Top 3 & more! 

Apr 17, 2021
Ep 54: The Extra Innings Rule Sucks

Emily & John discuss HBP walk-off wins, Yankee struggle bus, Judge out of the lineup, Ohtani making history, booing players, Texas Ranger revenge, DH vs Pitchers hitting, voicemails, Top 6 Things to Happen on April 8 Besides Emily’s Birth & more! 

Apr 11, 2021
Ep 53: Just Extended!

 Emily & John discuss all things Opening Day, Lindor’s extension, Mets postponement, the Sanchize, voicemails, Top 6 MLB Pranks & more! 

Apr 04, 2021
Ep 52: Little Podcast on the Prairie

Emily & John go back to their roots to discuss 52 weeks of Breaking Balls, the ever-growing IL, MLB’s foreign substance crackdown, end-of-season award predictions, voicemails, bad takes from the past year (with flashbacks!) & more! 

Mar 27, 2021
Ep 51: Days of Our A-Rod

 Emily & John discuss J-Rod’s trouble in paradise, Kay & Sterling reunion, Yankees lineup construction, Guillorme’s marathon plate appearance, Spring Training correlations, 2021 predictions, voicemails, Top 3 Things We’re Most Looking Forward to at the Ballpark & more! 

Mar 20, 2021
Ep 50: BASEketball

Emily & John discuss NBA Dunk Contest vs. Home Run Derby, JBJ finds a home, banning the shift, deadening the ball, voicemails, the Home Run Improvement finale & more!

Mar 13, 2021
Ep 49: Spring Training Heroes

Emily & John discuss the start of Spring Training, live fans, Yankees & Mets back in action, sample size fun, voicemails, Spring Training Hero & Side Kicks, Top 6 Things Less Entertaining than Spring Training & more!

Mar 06, 2021
Ep 48: Home Run Improvement

Emily & John discuss MLB players mixing it up, the legend of Turk Wendell, Judge 2.0, Bellevue Breakfast Rotary Club KO’s Mariners CEO, voicemails, Emily & John premiere their HR calls, Top 6 Reasons You Should Send in a HR Call, & more!

Feb 27, 2021

Emily & John discuss Tatís Jr. mega extension, Yankees & Mets Off-Season wrap-up, Stroman, what’s bad for baseball, voicemails, Top 6 Things to Look Forward to in Spring Training, new contest info & more! 

Feb 20, 2021
Ep 46: Broken Crystal Ball

Emily & John discuss Bauer’s contract, Breaking Balls track record, 2021 rule changes, off-season spending trends, Home Run Improvement, voicemails, Top 6 Reasons Why Jose Canseco Lost the Fight, & more! 

Feb 13, 2021
Ep 45: MLB The Throw 22

Emily & John discuss the Arenado trade, Bob Nightengale tweets, Cohen: Twitter’s Shooting Star, Callaway, Pedroia announcing retirement, voicemails, Top 3 MLB The Show Cover Snubs & more! 

Feb 06, 2021
Ep 44: Let’s Get Ready to RUMBLE!

Emily & John discuss the Yankees & Mets pitching staff shakeup, NL & AL East turn up the heat, Hall of Fame voting finale, Schilling having a normal one, BBWF Royal Rumble, voicemails, Top 3 Moments of Pitchers Raking, & more! 

Jan 30, 2021
Ep 43: Jose Canseco’s Celebrity Boxing

Emily & John discuss Jared Porter, Yankees finally making moves, Blue Jays, 3-way trades, Padres at it again, Crowd Humor: The Wave, voicemails, Top 3 Celebs We Want to See Canseco Fight, & more! 

Jan 23, 2021
Ep 42: How Do I Reach These Kids???

Emily & John discuss relief pitchers on the move, Theo Epstein’s new role in MLB, sports on Nickelodeon, how to make baseball fun again, crowd humor, voicemails, Top 3 Stadium Traditions/Superstitions & more!

Jan 16, 2021
Ep 41: Regional Treasure Island

Emily & John discuss their hall of fame ballots, Lindor and Carrasco to the Mets, DJLM, Arod vs Jeter, hall of fame character clause, blank ballots, voicemails, & more! 

Jan 09, 2021

Emily & John discuss Bauer fatigue, Padres going for it, Rays trading fan favorites, Cubs clearance sale, “how hot was the stove in offseason’s past?”, voicemails, Top 3 New Year Resolutions, & more!


Jan 03, 2021
Ep 39: Breaking Ornaments

Emily & John rewrite a classic song, discuss the right and wrong ways to celebrate, read beloved Christmas stories while using a speech jammer, Christmas Crooner Throw-down, & Top 3 Worst Christmas songs!


Dec 24, 2020
Ep 38: Back To The Future

Emily & John discuss Mets GM, Yankees & LeMahieu, the baseball team formerly known as Indians, Breaking Balls Instant Replay event, who will get hot or get cold in 2021?, voicemails, Top 3 Top 3’s with flashbacks, & more! 

Dec 20, 2020
Ep 37: JAWS

Emily & John discuss Phillies & Dombrowski, giving LeMahieu whatever he wants, uncle Stevie karma, Scott Rolen & Sammy Sosa Hall of Fame status, Breaking Balls Instant Replay poll, voicemails & more!


Dec 13, 2020
Ep 36: Break On Through To The Other Side

Emily & John discuss the non-tender deadline, SNY’s Andy Martino, Phillies owner reporting kajillion-dollar loss, fan misery, voicemails, making the case for some borderline Hall of Famers on the ballot, and more!


Dec 05, 2020
Ep 35: The People vs. Omar Vizquel

Emily & John discuss The Mets GM, half baked players in the Hall of Fame, Emily’s case against the alleged defensive whiz Omar Vizquel being a hall of famer, voicemails, Top 3 Things We’re Thankful For, & more!


Nov 28, 2020
Ep 34: oops!...he did it again

Emily & John discuss Robinson Cano, PEDs, double standards, 2021 Hall of Fame ballot, the BBWAA & Emily’s attempt at becoming a member, voicemails, & more!


Nov 21, 2020
Ep 33: We Are Hall of Famer Baseball People

Emily & John discuss Cohen vs Steinbrenner, meat and potatoes vs gourmet, La Russa vs driving sober, MOTY, ROTY, CYA, MVP, Yankee bias, voicemails, Top 3 Broadcasters, & more! 


Nov 14, 2020
Ep 32: 14.1-Billion Reasons Why Ya Gotta Believe

Emily & John discuss new Mets owner Uncle Stevie Cohen, qualifying offers, slow free agency szn, MVP, Gold Gloves, Silver Sluggers snubs, voicemails, Top 3 Off-season moves for Yankees & Mets, and more! 


Nov 07, 2020
Ep 31: Are You Saying “Boo” or “Boo-st the Crowd Noise”?

Emily & John discuss World Series GM 4 & GM 6, mental errors, pitching changes, Manfred & the most awkward 10min in MLB history, Postseason Classic results, Breaking Balls End of Season Awards, voicemails, & more!


Oct 31, 2020
Ep 30: This Episode Was Nominated For A Gold Glove, Too

Emily & John discuss the World Series, Bellinger & Betts postseason breakout, predictions, bringing a glove to a game, BB Postseason Classic update, Gold Glove nominees, voicemails, & more!


Oct 24, 2020
Ep 29: The Playa Haters’ Ball

Emily & John discuss Astros vs Rays, Braves vs Dodgers, ghosts of postseasons past, voicemails, Top 3 players they love to hate this postseason, and more!


Oct 17, 2020
Ep 28: There it GOOOOES, SEE YA!

Emily & John discuss ALDS GM 5 minutes after the final out, HOU vs OAK, ATL vs MIA, SDP vs LAD, ALCS & NLCS matchups, BB Postseason Classic update, voicemails, Top 3 Fav LCS moments, off-season plans, and more!


Oct 11, 2020

Emily & John discuss the wild card round, walks, Bauer, Bartman, 3-game series, voicemails, Top 3 Fav All-Time Divisional Round Moments, and more! 


Oct 03, 2020
Ep 26: Artificially Sweet 16

Emily & John discuss Breaking Balls’ 1st giveaway, Yankees clinching, Mets hanging on, most & least desirable World Series matchups, Top 3 Postseason Upsets, voicemails, & more!


Sep 26, 2020
Ep 25: The Empire Strikes Back

Emily & John discuss Yankees resurgence, Uncle Stevie Cohen, Trent Grisham vs Dodger nation, poking holes in the playoff bubble, postseason celebrations, voicemails, & a special edition Top 3!


Sep 19, 2020
Ep 24: Speak Loudly & Carry a Big Sample Size

Emily & John discuss bizarro NY baseball, babying players, Mike Piazza, Vin Scully, the 16-team playoff picture, Top 3 “Hall of Very Good” inductees, voicemails, & more!


Sep 12, 2020
Ep 23: The Toddfather Part II

Emily & John discuss Yanks & Mets, the late Tom Terrific, Machado & the Dad’s, the trade deadline, the Toddfather, the GOAT, top 3 all time fav MLB facial hair, voicemails, & more!


Sep 05, 2020
Ep 22: Breaking BallStars End-of-Summer Classic

Emily & John discuss Yankee injuries, the subway series, overrated players, 2020 All-Star Teams, voicemails, top 3 HR Derby Performances, & more! 


Aug 29, 2020
Ep 21: Texas Rangers Pitch n’ Bitch

Emily & John discuss the Yankees vs Red Sox and Rays, the Mets vs COVID, the Padres, TX Rangers tears, top 3 worst single-game performances, voicemails, and more!


Aug 22, 2020
Ep 20: The Good, the Bad and the Suspended

Emily & John discuss the A’s vs Astros debacle, all-time cowards, suspensions, appeals, Joe Kelly’s motive, Top 3 fav players to wear #20, texts & voicemails from listeners, and more! 


Aug 15, 2020
Ep 19: That's Metsed Up

Emily & John discuss the Cespedes debacle, Aaron Judge’s hot start, the King of New York, John’s origin story, Top 3 That’s so Mets moments, voicemails, and more!


Aug 08, 2020
Ep 18: Close Only Counts in Horseshoes & Hand Grenades

Emily & John discuss Dodgers v Astros, Marlins outbreak, birthday wishes to A-Rod, the K-Zone, voicemails, Top 3 Favorite MVP seasons, and more!


Aug 01, 2020
Ep 17: Emily Nyman, You Should Be Ashamed of Yourself

Emily & John discuss Opening Day! Real live baseball games, some voicemails and text messages, John creates a new stat, Top 3 ballparks, and more! 


Jul 25, 2020
Ep 16: Fake Fans Gone Wild

Emily & John discuss homeless teams, gatekeepers of fandom, cardboard cutouts, the Wilpon's suitors, Top 3 favorite defenders, voicemails & text messages from listeners! 


Jul 18, 2020
Ep 15: The Barbershop that Steinbrenner Built

Emily & John discuss MLB summer camp, opt-outs, Mike Trout, broadcaster hierarchy, facial hair policy, and a top 3 ripped from the headlines!


Jul 11, 2020
Ep 14: Zooming with the Stars

Emily & John discuss MLB summer camp, Emily’s zoom calls with Yankees GM Brian Cashman & YES on-field reporter Meredith Marakovits, AL East vs. NL East, and they fit a Top 3 in there somehow! 


Jul 03, 2020
Ep 13: #YeaOrNayJose

Emily & John discuss the 2020 season, new rules & regulations, new suitors for the Mets, voicemails, MLB all-time bloopers, and Jose Canseco!


Jun 27, 2020
Ep 12: The Stats They are a-Changin’

Emily & John welcome their very 1st guest, Max Greenfield, to discuss analytics, the evolution of the game, and their Top 3 MiLB Team Names! 

Jun 20, 2020
Ep 11: A Foil-Wrapped Hot Dog to the Face

Emily & John discuss 2020 season updates, cities that could use a team, the 2006 NLCS, mascots, free agents in Asia, and more!

Jun 13, 2020
Ep 10: The Chipper Jones of Episodes

Emily & John discuss The Natural, the rookie HR record, a 50 game season, mention a topic they never talk about, and more! 

Jun 06, 2020
Ep 9: What’s in a Dynasty?

Emily & John discuss MLB season updates, World Series dynasties, baseball in Hollywood, and finally listen to some voicemails! 

May 30, 2020
Ep 8: 50 Shades of Gray

Emily and John discuss MLB versions of The Last Dance, uniforms, Tik Tok, and more!

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Producer/Engineer: @DJBingington

May 23, 2020
Ep 7: Alms for the Owners

Emily & John discuss labor disputes, the possibility of baseball in 2020, devil’s advocate, MLBPA, and more!

Show Email:
Twitter: @EmSheDoesIt
Producer/Engineer: @DJBingington

May 16, 2020
Ep 6: Asterisks and Robots

Emily and John discuss the '98 Home Run race, removal of the human element, the process of an elite athlete, BallNine, Thor and much more!

May 09, 2020
Ep 5: First Time, Long Time

First Time, Long Time
Published: May 2, 2020

May 02, 2020
Ep 4: What About The Children?!

What About The Children?!
Published: April 25, 2020

Apr 25, 2020
Ep 3: Better Late Than Never

Better Late Than Never
Published: April 19, 2020

Apr 19, 2020
Ep 2: There's No "I-solation" in TEAM

There's No "I-solation" in TEAM
Published: April 11, 2020

Apr 11, 2020
Ep1: The Ceremonial First Pitch

On today's show Emily discusses: MLB and COVID-19; not all hits are created equal; The Rod; 27 Rings and more

Apr 04, 2020