Painting Corners

Painting Corners

By Painting Corners
Baseball Podcast hosted by Austin Hartsfield and Dave Kwetkowski, giving you the news and crazy stats going on throughout minor and Major League Baseball.

Have some awesome guests along the way including the Cespedes Family BBQ guys, Phillies Cole Irvin, beat writers and much more.

If you love baseball then you'll love us.
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Lance Brozdowski - Prospects Live/ Finding Nimmo/ Two Strike Approach
Lance Brozdowski from sites like Baseball Prospectus and Prospects Live joins Austin to talk about everything from the Padres Farm system, exchanging MacKenzie Gore stories, and the great Mike Trout and his beautiful Baseball Reference page.
June 14, 2019
Red Sox Prospect Tanner Houck - Freeland, Keuchel, Kimbrel Oh My!
We talk to Red Sox Prospect Tanner Houck about everything from routines to pitch sequencing! We also talk about something near and dear to his heart, Tanner has an adopted sister who changed his life. So now because of this he wants to help change the lives of others and we can help. Go to the link here to help Tanner Pitch for Adoption. Gabe and Austin also talk Fernando Tatis Jr, the fall of Kyle Freeland and much more. Short episode this week a lot of the audio was corrupted.
June 7, 2019
Top 50 Prospects Show! Featuring A LOT of People...
Gabe Faulkners first show as a co-host! Dave will be back, just taking a leave of absence! Top 50 Prospects show, hear from the people that cover these prospects and why you should be excited about the future! All of these were recorded in the offseason so the data on when coming up and ect.  Missed yall and enjoy! Featuring... Kris Willis, Diego Solares, White Sox Dave, Alex Stumpf, Bill Moriarity, Cody Poage, Josh Maduell, Corey Crisan, Rylan Stiles, Allan Yamashige, James Clark, Benjamin Hochman, Chris Saunders, Luis Davila, Donavon from Friars on the Farm,  Jesse Dougherty, Daniel Sperry, Robert Murray, Brandon Day, Jessica DeLine, Seth Stohls, and Ian Hunter.
May 31, 2019
Can Anyone Stop Cody Bellinger? + Prospects 30-21 Countdown
Cody Bellinger is off to quiet possibly the greatest start by an position player in Major League history... Christian Yelich isn't far behind, who do you think will win the NL MVP? We talk Rookies including the arrival of Vladimir Guerrero Jr. and so much more in this episode! Heads up due to conflicts lately we are moving to once a week and on Fridays! But we are back!
May 4, 2019
We're Back... Chris Davis Streak is Over but We Are Not... + 40-31 Prospects
Austin is alive but Chris Davis streak is not and Dave goes on a rant about the unwritten rules about baseball. at the end Dave and I count down the Number 50-41 Prospects on MLBs top 100 list with an insider from each team giving us the information!
April 23, 2019
Baby Braves, Mashing Mariners, and Talking Prospects with New Hampshire Fisher Cats Announcer Tyler Zickel
Just Austin today talking Ozzie Albies/ the Future of the Braves, the Mariners continue to exceed the expectations of every one, and more! Then after the main show we talk to a guy that has seen so much talent baseball and is pretty damn good at what he does... That man is Tyler Zickel, the announcer for the Toronto Blue Jays AA team the New Hampshire Fisher Cats. We talk everything from the baby Blue Jays, winning a league championship with NH, and so much more! Prospects Countdown will be back on Tuesday with 40-31
April 12, 2019
Trout Owns Texas, Savin' Shane Greene, and Problems in Pittsburgh + Prospect Countdown 50-41
Were back to talk about Mike Trout's mindboggling series against the Rangers, Shane Greene and the Tigers mowing people down, and our take on the fight in Pittsburgh! Kris Willis from Talkin' Chop joins us to talk the Ronald Acuna (sorry dont know how to make it a tilde) and at the end Dave and I count down the Number 50-41 Prospects on MLBs top 100 list with an insider from each team giving us the information!
April 9, 2019
deGromination, Harper Strikes Back, and a Power Hungry Umpire + Foolish Baseball
The boys are back in real time now! We react to the first week plus of baseball including topics like: Bryce Harpers Return to DC, deGrom showing everyone he's better than ever, and Ron Kulpa's vendetta in Houston. The second half we have my favorite YouTuber in Bailey from Foolish Baseball (36:00) talking about his channel, the legendary Justin Verlander Video, and his quest to upload the Greg Maddux 76 Pitch Complete Game to YouTube.  Subscribe on YouTube to Foolish Baseball for amazing and unique baseball content! Follow Bailey on Twitter @FoolishBB
April 5, 2019
Award Predictions and AL Over Unders w/ Colton St. Vincent
Colton St. Vincent from Live from the 815, joins us again to give our awards show predictions early in the season! We actually recorded this the day before opening day. We also cover the entirety of the Over Unders in the American League and our Wild Card/ World Series Predictions!
April 2, 2019
OPENING DAY SPECIAL! w/ Joey Mellows (Baseball Brit) and Colton St. Vincent (Live from the 815)
Happy Opening Day everyone! Little Double Header to start the season! The first part is with Joey Mellows AKA the Baseball Brit, he joins Austin to talk about the fans in the UK and baseball around the world, also talking about his upcoming trip that started in Japan and continues today in Seattle as the Mariners take on the Defending World Series Champion Boston Red Sox! The Second half of the show is with Colton St. Vincent from the Rockford Illinois based Live from the 815 Podcast to go over the over/unders and the pennant odds in the National League! We also give our predictions for division winners! Give us your predictions on social media! (Side Note meant to say under on the Reds - AH)
March 28, 2019
Boston Red Sox 2019 Preview w/ Gabe Faulkner from Sox Sphere
Sox Sphere's Gabe Faulkner joins us to talk about the defending champs, and our favorite team. What is going on in the bullpen? E-Rod poised for a break out? Will Devers figure it out with the glove? This and much more! This was recorded before the Sale Extension and the placing of Leon on waivers.
March 26, 2019
Chicago Cubs 2019 Preview w/ Colton St. Vincent
Colton St. Vincent of the Live from the 815 Podcast joins us to talk Cubbies! What does this team need to do to get back to the World Series and much more!
March 22, 2019
Cincinnati Reds Off-Season Overview w/ Chris Saunders
Chris joins us again to talk the Reds! The greatness of Joey Votto, new Manager David Bell, and what we think the opening day starting line up will look like! OLDER EPISODE RECORDED IN JANUARY. WE ALSO HAD AUDIO ISSUES
March 19, 2019
Detroit Tigers 2019 Preview with Brandon Day of Bless You Boys
Brandon Day from Bless You Boys joins us to talk all things Tigers! Is there still hope for Longhorn legend Kody Clemens? What is the ceiling on 2018 1/1 Pick Casey Mize? The return of Miguel Cabrera and the expectations for this team in 2019!
March 15, 2019
Cleveland Indians 2019 Preview w/ Corey Crisan of Indians Baseball Insider
Corey Crisan of Indians Baseball Insider joins us to talk about the defending AL Central Champions. We cover everything from the update at catcher, the immaculate rotation, and who gets the call in the OF. 
March 12, 2019
Philadelphia Phillies 2019 Preview with Kyle Bennett of Underground Sports Philadelphia
Kyle Bennett from Underground Sports Philadelphia is here to talk the champions of the off-season! Also talking how the rotation fills out for the Phiting Phils. Will our mutual friend make the opening day roster? Expectations, prospects and even a little talk about that Bryce guy they signed...
March 8, 2019
Fantasy Baseball w/ Garion Thorne + Our Bryce Harper Reaction
Fantasy Baseball Expert Garion Thorne  (DKLive, Pat Mayo Experience) joins us to answer our fantasy baseball questions! Whether it's: When do we take the prospects? Overall Draft Strategy? And a lot more! Check out Garion's lastest work at DraftKings Playbook and Pat Mayo Experience 
March 5, 2019
Tampa Bay Rays 2019 Preview w/ Rylan Stiles of Rays Colored Glasses
Rylan Stiles from Rays Colored Glasses joins us to talk the everything from Kevin Cash, Cy Young Award Winner Blake Snell, and everything that is underrated about this Tampa team!
March 1, 2019
Pittsburgh Pirates 2019 Preview with Alex Stumpf of Bucs Dugout!
Alex Stumpf of Bucs Dugout joins us to get Pirates fans ready for opening day in 2019! Can Jamison Taillon win a Cy Young (If you ask me it's yes and soon.) What is the Future of the Middle infield with the amount of prospects that are close? What is the expectations for this team in 2019?
February 26, 2019
Los Angeles Angels 2019 Preview with Jessica DeLine of Halos Heaven + Manny Machado Reaction w/ James Clark of East Village Times
Jessica DeLine of Halos Heaven joins us to get Angels fans ready for 2019! Reviewing the opening day and the future of this team, whether it's the under appreciation of Andrelton Simmons, Ohtani time, or the best player in baseball in Mike Trout! James Clark (East Village Times) joins us in the second part of the episode to react to the San Diego Padres signing of top 2 Free Agent and All-Star 3rd Baseman Manny Machado. What does this mean for the franchise? What is next?
February 22, 2019
Minnesota Twins Off-Season Overview! w/ Seth Stohs from Twins Daily
Seth Stohs from Twins Daily joins us to talk everything Twins! From the Nelson Cruz signing to having two top 10 MLB Prospects in the farm system. We tackle every part of this roster and cover every position. 
February 19, 2019
Arizona/Colorado Off-Season Specials! w/ Charlie Gebow & Ben Kouchnerkavich from + Sam Levitt
Charlie Gebow from SB Nation's AZ SNAKE PIT joins us to talk Diamondbacks! We talk about the departure of the Franchise Star Paul Goldschmidt and the pieces they got back. We also tackle the major question and the reason we have these kinds of shows... What are the Diamondbacks doing?  Second part we have Ben Kouchnerkavich from SB Nation's PURPLE ROW to talk about the future of Nolan Arenado the addition of Daniel Murphy and the Future of this team past free agency! Also Pitches Todd Helton and Larry Walker to the Hall of Fame! In the final part of this content filled episode we talk to the first voice of the Amarillo Sod Poodles (Padres AA Affiliate) talking being an announcer.
February 15, 2019
St. Louis Cardinals Off-Season Overview w/ Benjamin Hochman (St. Louis Post-Dispatch) + NLC Top 5 Ps
Benjamin Hochman of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch joins us to talk Cards! How much better does Paul Goldschmidt make this team? How long can Yadi keep playing? What is going on with Alex Reyes? Chatters Box w/ Stephen Bruno: Cole is at spring training so we brought on one my favoite guests back to talk about his division! This week were talking about the top 5 pitchers in the NL Central! This one is the most reliever heavy top 5's out of all of them so far! What is your Top 5?
February 12, 2019
San Fransisco Giants Off-Season Overview! w/ Daniel Sperry from Around the Foghorn
Daniel Sperry from Around the Foghorn joins Austin to talk the oddest Franchise in baseball, the Giants... This team is either winning World Series or is in the basement! Talking about the Current and Future at every position including the bullpen!
February 8, 2019
Washington Nationals Off-Season Overview w/ Jesse Dougherty (The Washington Post) + Top 5 P NL East
Jesse Dougherty of the Washington Post joins us to talk Nationals! What now with Bryce Harper probably not coming back? What does the Patrick Corbin signing mean? Will Soto continue his tear... How long do we have to wait on Victor Robles. Chatters Box w/ Cole Irvin: Today our topic is the top 5 Pitchers (Not just starters) in the NL East Division a division full of Aces but who is #1 on each of our lists?  Here's a link to Jesse's most recent article:
February 5, 2019
Milwaukee Brewers Off-Season Special with Robert Murray (The Athletic) + NL West Top 5 Pitchers
Writer Robert Murray (The Athletic Milwaukee) joins us talk about the team that was one win away from the World Series! Talking the seasons Christian Yellich and Josh Hader had, the prospects coming up, Grandal and much more! Chatters Box this episode we tackle the reliever heavy Top 5 Pitchers in the NL West Division with Cole Irvin!
February 1, 2019
Houston Astros Off-season Special! w/ Cody Poage of Climbing Tals Hill + Top 5 SP/RP in the AL West!
Cody Poage joins us to talk the AL West Champion Houston Astros! How can this team get back to the World Series and create a dynasty. Plus Prospect Profiles on Kyle Tucker and Forrest Whitley. On the Chatters Box Segment with Cole Irvin this week we are talking about the top 5 Pitchers in the AL West! (Recorded on 1/2/19) SORRY ABOUT THE AUDIO ISSUES WE ARE WORKING ON GETTING IT FIXED
January 29, 2019
San Diego Padres Off-Season Preview Show Part 2/2 with James Clark of East Village Times
In this part we talk about the pitching depth of the San Diego Padres and James pitches me on why he thinks that Fred McGriff should be in the hall of fame! Also discuss how amazing this game that we love covering is and much more... Oh and we talk about MACKENZIE GORE!
January 25, 2019
Kansas City Royals Off-Season Preview! w/ Max Rieper of Royals Review
Max Rieper of Royals Review joins us to tackle the "retooling" Royals. Everything from one of the best 2B in baseball in Whit Merrifield to the back end of the bullpen!
January 21, 2019
San Diego Padres Off-Season Preview Show Part 1/2 with James Clark of East Village Times
James Clark of the East Village Times joins Austin to talk one thing... Padres! The Unbelievable Depth of the Organization  This episode we tackle the infield and all the prospects that we believe are part of the near future. Check out the East Village Times Website!
January 18, 2019
Oakland Athletics Off-Season Preview! w/ Bill Moriarity of Athletics Farm
Bill Moriarity of Athletics Farm joins us to talk everything Oakland! Platinum Glover Matt Chapmen and Matt Olson are keys on this team but what will happen with the starting pitching? Also we talk about Kyler Murray and what to expect from the Heisman trophy winner! Follow @AthleticsFarm on twitter Website:
January 15, 2019
New York Yankees Off-Season Special! w/ CHRIS SAUNDERS + A New Segment w/ Philly Cole Irvin
Chris Saunders joins us for his long awaited debut on PC. The guys tackle the 100 win New York Yankees and what the roster will look like on opening day 2019. Also some insight on the future of the organization Second half is a new Segment w/ Phillies Pitcher Cole Irvin where he will come on the show and discuss a baseball topic between the 3 of us! This weeks topic: Top 5 Pitchers in Each Division (AL EAST/CENTRAL)
January 8, 2019
Atlanta Braves Offseason Preview with Kris Willis of Talking Chop
Kris Willis from SB Nation's Talking Chop to talk Braves. Acuña to Austin Riley talking about the past present and future of this organization trying to give ya'll an idea of how the roster will look on opening day. Happy New Year you guys! Here's to an amazing 2019!
December 31, 2018
2018 Favorite Interview Clips!! Happy Holidays Everyone!
Happy holidays everyone! We figured since we didn't have an episode this week, I would throw all of my favorite player interview clips of the year together as kind of a re-wind! Enjoy it!
December 26, 2018
Toronto Blue Jays Offseason Special and Texas Infielder Bryce Reagan!
Ian Hunter joins us to talk Blue Jays, he contributes to Daily Hive Toronto and Blue Jays Nation! He gives us what we can expect from them and when to expect big names! From Guerrero to Bichette he gives ETA for these guys and what the team will look like in the coming season. Texas Longhorn Infielder Bryce Reagan joins us to talk everything from the IMG Academy, switch hitting and being a Texas Longhorn.
December 19, 2018
New York Mets Off-Season Special with Jake Mintz of Cespedes Family BBQ/ Cut 4
Jake Mintz from Cespedes Family BBQ joins us to talk the Mets! Full roster breakdown and what it will look like prior to opening day! We recorded this Monday so we didn't have the Familia news!
December 14, 2018
Los Angeles Dodgers Off-season Special w/ Allan Yamashige of Dodgers Digest!
Allan Yamashige join us to talk what the offseason will look like for the two time defending NL Pennant Winners and what it is going to take that next step and get that ring... Also; What do you do with the logjam in the outfield?
December 10, 2018
Seattle Mariners Off-Season Special! w/ JORDAN SHUSTERMAN from Cespedes Family BBQ/Cut 4
Cespedes Family BBQ/ Cut 4's own Jordan Shusterman joins us to talk one thing... Seattle Mariners and the question on everyones mind... Who wont get traded. Talk the organization top to bottom, prospects, and possible free agents. Jordan presents us with the interesting question... What if the aren't bad?
December 7, 2018
Miami Marlins Off-season Special and Phillies Cole Irvin Part #2
SB Nation's Fish Stripes writer Luis Davila stops by to talk every Miami Marlins from the Mesa's to Realmuto. He gives you a couple names to look out for that will be the future of the team! (39:21) Cole Irvin part number two! Cole Recaps his minor league career and gives us an amazing run in with the All-Time Hit King PETE ROSE! Actually managed to fit the rest of the interview in there so there wont be a part 3. Listen all the way through because there might be something hiding in the outro...
December 3, 2018
Phillies Prospect Cole Irvin (Part 1/3) - Talking Launch Angle, Idols, and Pitching
Cole Irvin stops by for part 1 of 3 to talk about launch angle, who his idols were, little advice from Roy Halladay and much more. Follow Cole and his gaming channel (More on this Part 3) on Twitch:
November 30, 2018
Baltimore Orioles Off-Season Special w/ Birds Eye View
Scott from Bird's Eye View (@BirdsEyeViewBal on Twitter) to break down the future of the Orioles after an abysmal 2018 (47-115 Worst Record in Baseball). The New GM The Chris Davis Situation The Future is Bright in the Outfield Don't forget to follow Bird's Eye View On Twitter!
November 26, 2018
Texas Rangers Off-season Special! Jeff Wilson (Fort Worth Star Telegram)
As Mr. Ranger Michael Young (#10) lands himself on the 2018 Hall of Fame Ballot the boys tackle the current Texas Rangers team! Complete team overview from top to bottom, upcoming prospects that will contribute on this team, and possible free agents options for this team. What’s next after Adrian Beltre? Thank you to Jeff for taking the time to talk to us.
November 20, 2018
Off-Season Preview
Free agent prediction show! Where we think everyone is going and our explanations behind it! Who do think your team is going to snag in Free Agency?
November 14, 2018
Kevin Shackelford (Red's Reliever) - World Series Recap
Current MLB Free Agent (Reds/Marshall Thundering Herd) Kevin Shackelford joins us to talks getting his first MLB hit off a former ERA Champion, getting called up to the Bigs, and facing Ichiro in spring training. The boys also recap the World Series and break it down.
November 1, 2018
Cub's Brennen Davis - World Series Preview
Cubs 2018 Second Round Pick joins the boys to talk about being drafted at 18, being a 2 sport star, Theo Epstein, and farm animals? The boys also do LCS Recaps and Preview the World Series! Plus Marlins double down on Mesa's!
October 23, 2018
White Sox Special! W/ White Sox Dave and Pitcher Caleb Frare
This is the first of 30 of our offseason preview series! Who better to start it with than the guy who knows more about the White Sox than anyone, Dave Williams (AKA White Sox Dave) of Red Line Radio and Barstool Sports! Covering the White Sox from top to bottom! Farm to Bigs! Then as an Encore of sorts we have an amazing interview with White Sox reliever Caleb Frare! Where he talks getting drafted by the New York Yankees, being traded, and what it is like to make your Major League Debut! Even if you don't like the White Sox, you'll like this it will give you a taste of what to expect in the future and we will being doing one for YOUR favorite team very soon!
October 17, 2018
Oriole's Cameron Bishop - Championship Series Preview
Austin and Dave recap the Division Series and then attack the Championship Series and give our predictions for the World Series representatives. Baltimore Oriole's Pitching Prospect CAMERON BISHOP stops by to talk everything from Pitching in the Cape Cod League, his crazy contract dilemma, David Eckstein, and gives some amazing advice to young listers about pursuing their baseball career!!
October 12, 2018
Dan Szymborski - ZiPS Projection System Creator
We get stat nerdy with Dan Szymborksi (Fangraphs Senior Writer and Creator of the ZiPS Projection System) talking all things from ZiPS and WAR to new baseball trends and even a little E-Sports alike...
October 8, 2018
Division Series Preview! AL and NL! Interview with Marlins Closing Prospect Tommy Eveld!
The boys preview the ALDS and NLDS give you a quick rundown and what we think on each series! Also recap the two Wild Card Games! Excellent interview with Marlins Closing Prospect Tommy Eveld as he talks us through getting traded and drafted among many other things!
October 4, 2018
Wild Card Preview and an Interview w/ Iowa Cub Stephen Bruno
Episode Two and we are discussing the game 163's and the Wild Card games. Plus the retirement of a lot of main stays in the game. Also an interview with Cubs Infield Prospect Stephen Bruno (41:53) to discuss his College World Series Experience at Virginia and the life of what it is like to be a minor leaguer.
October 1, 2018
Making Our Debut! Interview with SD Prospect Michael Cantu
Austin and Dave are starting the new show off by talking about the current races in the AL and NL whether it be Playoff races or MVP races. We also have the honor of interviewing a former University of Texas Catcher and San Diego Padres prospect, Michael Cantu. (1:00:30) Michael gives us incite on what it was like to play for Augie Garrido at Texas and what it takes mentally to be a baseball player at any level.
September 26, 2018
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