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The Nasty Nine Podcast

The Nasty Nine Podcast

By Billy Graves
The Nasty Nine Podcast is a Slasher Sports production, covering Milwaukee Brewers and Nashville Sounds baseball. Billy Graves hosts as we are visited by analysts, writers, and podcasters across the league.
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Ep. 7 - The Blueprint

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Ep. 7 - The Blueprint

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This Week in Brewers Baseball - May 8, 2021
Billy is joined by Wisconsin Sports Heroics journalists Sam Strash and Robin Adams.  The cover the Triple-A Nashville Sounds opening day roster, recent Brewers signings and roster transactions, a highly touted prospect making his Triple-A debut, thoughts on hitting coach Andy Haines, and much more.  Don't miss this table for 3 discussion!
01:21:05
May 8, 2021
Brewers @ Philly - First Place Woahs!
The Brewers are coming off a very strong series against the reigning champion LA Dodgers, taking 3 of 4 games from the champs.  They continue their road trip back east to Philly to take on the NL East 1st place Phillies.  Philly sports journalist Francisco Rojas joins the show to talk about the woes of a first place team.  Sound familiar, Brewers fans? The Nasty Nine Podcast is a Slasher Sports Production Special thanks to our sponsors, Thrive Fantasy and Anchor  Music by Rob Jones Introduction by Sofia Williams
01:21:11
May 2, 2021
Dodgers @ Brewers Roundtable w/Steph Alday, Jacob Cisneros, & Derick Dahlby
The Brewers drop 2 of 3 to the Marlins, but there's no time for crying.  There's no crying in baseball anyway.  This time, Billy calls a roundtable meeting for the upcoming Dodgers @ Brewers 4-game series.  Guests include Jacob Cisneros, Stephanie Alday, and Derick Dahlby.   The Nasty Nine Podcast is a Slasher Sports Production Special thanks to our sponsors, Thrive Fantasy and Anchor  Music by Rob Jones Introduction by Sofia Williams
56:51
April 29, 2021
Marlins @ Brewers Preview w/Pete Pratt
The Brewers just wrapped up a 6 game road trip, taking 5 of 6 from the Padres and Cubs, disrespectively.  Now, they host rookie sensations Trevor Rogers and Jazz Chisholm and the Miami Marlins.  Billy is joined by Pete Pratt of the Fish Across the Pond podcast.   The Nasty Nine Podcast is a Slasher Sports Production Special thanks to our sponsors, Thrive Fantasy and Anchor  Music by Rob Jones Introduction by Sofia Williams
01:05:13
April 25, 2021
Interview w/ Tom Usiak of Prospects1500 & Cubs Den
Brewers are headed back east on Apr. 23-25, to Chicago, for the third stanza with the rival Cubs.  Cubs journalist Tom Usiak joins the show prior to the divisional series. The Nasty Nine Podcast is a Slasher Sports Production Special thanks to our sponsors, Thrive Fantasy Music by Rob Jones Introduction by Sofia Williams
01:10:35
April 22, 2021
Brewers @ Padres Series Preview Apr. 19-21
Dominic Stearn joins the podcast to talk Brewers @ Padres.  Dominic is a writer and podcaster covering San Diego sports for East Village Times as well as on Golden Sombrero, The 4-3 Show, on Blaze Radio, as well as College Basketball Bonanza. The Nasty Nine Podcast is a Slasher Sports Production Special thanks to our sponsors, Thrive Fantasy Music by Rob Jones Introduction by Sofia Williams
57:03
April 19, 2021
Pirates @ Brewers Series Preview Apr. 16
Cody Potanko is a writer and podcaster for Pirates Unrestricted, covering the Pittsburgh Pirates and is a fellow member of the IBWAA David Stegon is a writer for Yinzer Crazy, covering the Pittsburgh Pirates as Pittsburgh's Top Podcast The Nasty Nine Podcast is a Slasher Sports production
01:14:42
April 16, 2021
Cubs Part Deux - Cubs @ Brewers Series Preview Apr. 12
Robin Adams is site president, editor, and writer at Wisconsin Sports Heroics #PropUp with Thrive Fantasy! Thrive Fantasy is a Daily Fantasy Sports + Esports App for Prop Bets. Over $4,000,000 Awarded. Download and Play Today: iOS, Android, and Web!
01:20:08
April 11, 2021
Dealin' Cards - Brewers @ Cardinals Series Preview
Recapping the Brewers and Cubs series from Apr. 5-7 before previewing the Apr. 8-11 series on the road with the St. Louis Cardinals.   Your host Billy Graves is joined by Daniel Shoptaw.  Daniel is a blogging, tweeting, baseball man, talking Cardinals baseball since 2007.  His work includes being the head writer of United Cardinals Bloggers and Meet Me at Musial, a St. Louis Cardinals podcast. Mike Regan also joins the show.  Mike is president and lead writer at Michigan Stat Pad along with covering the Brewers and Bucks at Wisconsin Sports Heroics.  
01:01:37
April 8, 2021
Cubs @ Brewers Series Preview - Apr. 5-7
Quick recap of the Brewers opening series vs. Twins followed by a preview of the upcoming Apr. 5-7 road trip to Wrigley as the Brew Crew visits the division rival Cubs.  Baseball journalists Cat Garcia and Matt Degnan join the show. The Nasty Nine Podcast is a Slasher Sports production in association with Wisconsin Sports Heroics Check out our sponsors and #PropUp with Thrive Fanstasy!  Use promo code "Nasty9" when you sign up and get a deposit match up to $50.  
01:18:26
April 5, 2021
Opening Day: Twins @ Brewers Preview
Opening Day is upon us and we're previewing the opening series as the Brewers host the Minnesota Twins.  Joining Billy Graves to give the rundown are Brandon Warne of Access Twins and Sam Strash of WI Sports Heroics Follow the Nasty Nine Podcast on Facebook! The Nasty Nine Podcast is a Slasher Sports production
01:00:43
March 31, 2021
Ep. 11 - The Final Countdown
Thank you to this week's special guests, Adam Rygg of Brewer Nation and Tony Frye of Hero Habit.   Special thanks to the roundtable crew for the past 6 weeks: Christian Rauh, Francisco Castro, and Natalie Urquiza Sponsors of the Nasty Nine Podcast include: Anchor, the easiest way to make a podcast Thrive Fantasy, the best new Daily Fantasy Sports + Esports App for Prop Bets Also, find more of my work at Slasher Sports The Nasty Nine Podcast is a Wisconsin Sports Heroics production
02:27:01
March 24, 2021
Ep. 10 - The Future is Dim?
Tim Dillard spent almost 2 decades as a pitcher in the Milwaukee Brewers and Texas Rangers organizations.  He is the Nashville Sounds all-time winningest pitcher, as well as record holder for games pitched, innings pitched, and the teams all-time strikeout leader.  More iconic to Nashville than the Batman Building! Brandon Warne covers the Minnesota Twins and MLB as a whole on Access Twins and is my go-to for everything Minnesota Twins Robin Adams is site co-president of Wisconsin Sports Heroics, covering everything in Wisconsin Sports.  From the Brewers and Bucks to the Packers and Badgers Natalie Urquiza is an MLB journalist, recent grad from the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University Christian S. Rauh is the host of the hot new podcast, "Bringing the Heat".  Check out his 30 Teams in 30 Days project as he gives us a preview of every MLB team heading into 2021 Francisco Castro is the host of Brewers Brawl with co-host John Egan
02:48:31
March 17, 2021
Ep. 9 - Beasts From the East
This episode of The Nasty Nine is brought to you by Wisconsin Sports Heroics, Thrive Fantasy, and Anchor.fm Guests include -  James Alexander, a ridiculously funny veteran of the NY comedy scene and New York Yankees fan and IBWAA members Francisco Castro, host of the Brewers Brawl Podcast Natalie Urquiza, Arizona sports journalist Christian S. Rauh, host of the Bringing the Heat Podcast
01:51:46
March 11, 2021
Ep. 8 - The Voices of Spring
Robin Adams is the site president of Wisconsin Sports Heroics Alyssa Brooks and Sarah Witherspoon cover the Milwaukee Brewers for Wisconsin Sports Heroics Francisco Castro hosts the Brewers Brawl Podcast Christian Rauh is the host of the Bringing the Heat Podcast Natalie Urquiza is an MLB blogger and will be attending some Spring Training games, so stay tuned to catch her fantastic work. Special thanks to our friends over at Thrive Fantasy.  Sign up for Thrive Fantasy and get a deposit match of up to $50 by using our promo code, "Nasty9".  #PropUp Intro and Outro Themes "Expose" performed by Rob Jones Voiceover talent provided by Sofia Williams
01:59:37
March 3, 2021
Ep. 7 - The Blueprint
Guests on this episode of The Nasty Nine Podcast are MLB Network's Katelyn Oates, Wisconsin Sports Heroics' Robin Adams and Derick Dahlby, Natalie Urquiza, Francisco Castro of Brewers Brawl, and Christian Rauh.  Give them a follow if you enjoyed their time on the show.   Special thanks to our friends over at Thrive Fantasy.  Sign up for Thrive Fantasy and get a deposit match of up to $50 by using our promo code, "Nasty9".  #PropUp Intro and Outro Themes "Expose" performed by Rob Jones Voiceover talent provided by Sofia Williams
01:46:44
February 24, 2021
Ep. 6 - How I Wish Dallas Was in Tennessee
Triple - A Nashville bids farewell to the Rangers, but says hello to the Brewers once again.  To commemorate the Rangers farewell, flamethrowing Rangers prospect Demarcus Evans joins the Nasty Nine Podcast for a quick chill sesh before heading into pitcher/catcher camp, with hopes to secure a spot amongst 25 others for opening day. Special thanks to Francisco Castro and Natalie Urquiza for taking time to give their thoughts on the Baseball Prospectus 2021 NL Central standings projections.   Big podcast announcement: The Nasty Nine podcast has joined the family at Wisconsin Sports Heroics so look out for future guests from this great team.  And a big thank you to site president Robin Adams for coming on once again to talk about Brewers prospect Mark "Babe" Mathias! Playing the Vegas books?  Try out Thrive Fantasy and do player props in a fun new DFS style format.  Use promo code "Nasty9" for a deposit match up to $50.  #PropUp
01:13:01
February 17, 2021
Ep. 5 - Ducks on the Pond
Stephanie Alday is an MLB Vlogger.  She is the host of the Aniey Alday YouTube channel. Robin Adams is the Site President of Wisconsin Sports Heroics Tony Frye is a musician and Oakland Athletics writer/podcaster and founder of Hero Habit. Alex Ashley is a Texas Rangers podcaster and one half of the A&A Sports Show podcast. NEW THEME SONG ALERT - "Expose" by Rob Jones, (song is edited w/Sofia Williams) Special thanks to our sponsors, Rob Jones (Check out his children's book "Here Comes the Night" on Kindle or paperback. Playing the Vegas books?  Try out Thrive Fantasy and do player props in a fun new DFS style format.  Use promo code "Nasty9" for a deposit match up to $50.  #PropUp
01:17:37
February 11, 2021
Bang-Bang Episode - Kolten Wong Signs with Milwaukee Brewers
Nasty Nine had to make a call to the bullpen and bring out an emergency pod after the Brewers announce Kolten Wong signing  a 2 year, $18M deal.  Join your host Billy Graves and guests Christian Rauh and Francisco Castro on this emergency episode of THE NASTY NINE PODCAST!
22:58
February 4, 2021
Ep. 4 - The Stars Align
Your host, Billy Graves, and the inner circle talk about who the most appealing remaining MLB Free Agents are and where they'd best fit.  Trevor Bauer, Nelson Cruz, Big Maple James Paxton and more are analyzed in this episode.   Also, we hear from Bob Kendrick, the president of the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum in Kansas City, MO as he explains the efforts to bring the Nashville Stars back to Nashville as an MLB franchise.   Special thanks to our sponsors, Anchor and Thrive Fantasy for helping us out along the way.   Your panel for this episode: Billy Graves: @billy_el_flaco Christian S. Rauh: @wowierauhie Francisco Castro: @FDCastro22 
01:21:15
February 3, 2021
Ep. 3 - Siri, Play "Head Games" by Foreigner
Billy sits down with Brewers writer Francisco Castro, of Wisconsin Heroics, to talk the situation at 1B, as well as what it's going to take for Josh Lindblom to be the guy he was signed to be.  They also cover some Brewers free agency buzz. Christian S. Rauh joins the show, excited about the past week in MLB free agency as they break down the biggest off-season moves to date.   But first, a tribute to your hero, and ours.  The late, great, giant of giants, Hammerin' Hank Aaron.   #PropUp with Thrive Fantasy this season.  The best of both worlds in DFS and Player Prop bets.  www.thrivefantasy.com.  Use promo code "Nasty9" to get a deposit match up to $50. You can find this crew of misfits on Twitter @billy_el_flaco, @wowierauhie, and @FDCastro22. You'll find Wisconsin Heroics on Twitter @WiscoHeroics1 and at wisportsheroics.com
01:13:52
January 28, 2021
Ep. 2 - Shave and a Bowl-cut
Billy sits down with Christian S. Rauh to talk MLB Free Agency, a breaking trade made minutes before the podcast was recorded, and they play "Realistic Fantasy GM" and prognosticate the opening day 26-man roster.  Which free agent 3B does Billy want the team to sign?  Who does Christian prefer at 1B?  Who's on first?  What's on second?  I don't know who's on third.  And we don't give a damn. Find Billy on Twitter @billy_el_flaco and Christian @wowierauhie Special thanks to our sponsor, Thrive Fantasy, the best app for DFS style player props.  #PropUp with ThriveFantasy and use the promo code "Nasty9" to get a deposit match up to $50.
01:26:46
January 19, 2021
Ep. 1: First Pitch
Your host, Billy Graves, sits down with Christian S. Rauh (@wowierauhie) to talk about what's going on in the world of Major League Baseball.  They take a glance back at the tumultuous 2020 season, review the latest trades and free agency moves, remember Los Angeles Dodgers icon Tommy Lasorda, and dabble in some Milwaukee Brewers talk.  After all, this IS a Brewers podcast and Uecker is a deity.   Find your hosts and guests on Twitter at: Billy Graves @billy_el_flaco Christian Rauh @wowierauhie #NastyNinePod Sponsors:  ThriveFantasy                       Anchor.fm
01:54:03
January 12, 2021