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The Algorithm

May 25, 2018

Lying With Exact Figures, or, Patti's Blog

Whether you are a sportsball fan or you are just trying to be social, you will sometimes find yourself watching a game without a dog in the fight.  Rather than pick a team at random, and then be called out for inconsistency, I recommend you develop your personal algorithm...


May 8, 2018

MLB outlaws the use of "any foreign substance" by pitchers but Patti reports on Trevor Bauer's call to allow pine tar and other substances. Listen to find out why!

The Seattle Mariners leave Patti & Pottymouth scratching their heads over their announcement that Ichiro Suzuki is not retiring, but won't be playing. Could...


Apr 9, 2018

Chuck Nazty signs for 6 more years at $108-$116 million (the oldest player to get over $100 mil at 32). Could it be the Altuve effect? And what are the implications for possibly next year’s free agents like Machado and Harper, both 25?

Turns out the Buster Posey rule against blocking home plate only applies to...


Apr 2, 2018

The Season has begun and we are so freakin' excited! Pottymouth takes an early lead in the Boyfriend Fantasy League but there's a long way to go yet, so stay tuned.

Opening Day highlights include great performances by Denard Span, Anthony Rizzo, Justin Verlander, Yadi Molina, Scooter Gennett, Max Scherzer, and George...


Mar 27, 2018

In our last episode before the season, Patti and Pottymouth spend some time with Max “Mako” Oliveras.

Oliveras has a 50-year history in baseball as a player, coach, and manager. He has worked with teams in Puerto Rico, Mexico, and MLB. He shares stories of the early days of Alex Cora, Dave Martinez, and Daniel...