Too Much Pod Tar

Too Much Pod Tar

By Alex Kielar
Do you like to listen to various disccussions on baseball with different points of view? If so, then this is the podcast for you!
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Astros Cheating Scandal, Hall of Fame, & Early Playoff Predictions with Johnnie Black
Alex and Johnnie discuss all things Astros cheating scandal from the week prior to Thursday, including some of the fallout, their thoughts on the punishments, and what’s to come. They also talk about the Hall of Fame voting that will be released next week, along with some early playoff predictions.
56:21
January 17, 2020
30 Teams in 30 Pods: Mariners with Nick Tucker
Alex talks to Mariners fan and writer for Diamond Digest Nick Tucker to discuss all things Mariners, including their rebuild and prospects, along with some talk about the XFL and more!
56:58
January 16, 2020
30 Teams in 30 Pods: Royals with Trey Johnson
Alex Kielar talks to Royals fan Trey Johnson (@ReelMrPerfect) about their 2019 season, their prospects, what to look forward to in 2020, their new manager Mike Matheny, and more!
54:14
January 2, 2020
30 Teams in 30 Pods: Marlins with Stoffer Cochran
I discuss everything Marlins with Marlins fan Stoffer Cochran from Prospects1500.com, where he writes all about the Marlins prospects. We discuss the moves they have made this offseason, the big moves from Winter Meetings, and more! Follow Stoffer on Twitter at @Stoffer81 and myself at @AlexKielar. Stay tuned for more episodes in this series coming soon as we go through all 30 teams!
1:00:57
December 14, 2019
30 Teams in 30 Pods: Orioles with Tommy Yoon and Johnnie Black
Your host Alex Kielar talks to avid Orioles fan Tommy Yoon along with The Scorecrow creator Johnnie Black about the Orioles rebuild and how they are going in the right direction.
29:01
December 9, 2019
30 Clubs in 30 Pods: Detroit Tigers with Tom Greene
Take a listen to our first episode in the "30 Clubs in 30 Pods" series as host Alex Kielar talks to Detroit Tigers fan Tom Greene to discuss all things Tigers, along with new free agent signees Cole Hamels and Zack Wheeler, among other things including Star Wars.  Be sure to follow Tom on Twitter: @TomTV23 and @TomGreenePod and find his podcast anywhere you find podcasts. Follow me @AlexKielar, The Scorecrow @TheScorecrow, and the Podcast @pod_tar. Be sure to keep on all things The Scorecrow on thescorecrow.com. Next up in the series is the Orioles next week. 
47:03
December 5, 2019
Offseason Episode 1 w/ Johnnie Black: Astros Cheating Scandal, Free Agent Predictions, Team Needs
Your host Alex Kielar is joined by The Scorecrow creator Johnnie Black to discuss all things offseason, the Astros cheating dilemma, and the needs of our teams, the Yankees and Twins.
1:22:11
November 19, 2019
MLB Postseason Preview: Predictions, Team Overview, Awards
Get ready for the MLB Playoffs starting tonight for the NL Wild Card by listening to us talk about our predictions, team awards for all 10 teams, and what to expect!
1:16:17
October 1, 2019
MLB Trade Deadline and Analytics
We discuss some of the moves so far before the Trade Deadline on Wednesday and some of the analytical stats in the game compared to the “old-school” stats, among other things.
1:16:29
July 31, 2019
Playoff Predictions
We predict who we think will won each division, wild card, and who wins each playoff series, and ultimately wins the World Series.
1:02:29
July 11, 2019
Midseason Awards
We hand out our Midseason awards along with some other discussion on how teams have played thus far.
1:15:27
July 11, 2019
Episode 22: All-Star Game Election, Pete Alonso and Kirby Yates, DumpsterFireMets, Montas Suspension
Alex Kielar and Jamie Gatlin talk about who should start the All-Star Game and who was snubbed from the final vote, Mets’ Pete Alonso’s first half Home run record, Padres’ Kirby Yates first half save record, the Mets being their usual shitshow, Frankie Montas being suspended, and more! Twitter: pod_tar thescorecrow Instagram: toomuchpodtar thescorecrow Alex’s Twitter: KielarScorecrow Jamie’s: JamieGatlin1217
57:32
June 25, 2019
Daily Episode 1: Montreal Bay Rays?, Yankees/Astros, All-Star Voting
Alex Kielar goes over the big stories of the day in our very first daily episode! Instagram: @TooMuchPodTar Twitter: @Pod_Tar
32:34
June 20, 2019
Interview with Graphic Designer Jeramy Hubbard The Creator of Our Logo
Our host Alex Kielar has a one-on-one discussion with very creative and hardworking graphic designer Jeramy Hubbard. He discusses how he got into graphic design, what goes into the making of a new design and how he made our logo, and his co-hosting and editing of two podcasts. Twitter: FrontOfficeJer Instagram: JeramySnapsPhotos Website: jeramysnaps.com Fantasy Front Office Twitter: FanFrontOffice SequelQuest PODcast Twitter: SQPOD Follow Too Much Pod Tar: Twitter: Pod_Tar Instagram: TooMuchPodTar Follow Alex: Twitter: KielarScorecrow Instagram: akielar2
26:03
June 19, 2019
Managers on the Hot Seat, Players Not Living Up To The Hype, Buyers and Sellers Predictions
Alex Kielar our host, Gio Damico, and Joey Ricotta discuss some “hot” topics including managers on the hot seat, players who are yet to live up to the hype and if they will at all, and predict who will buy or sell at the deadline. Follow The Scorecrow on Twitter @TheScorecrow
1:15:14
June 11, 2019
Episode 17: Kimbrel and Keuchel finally find teams, MLB Draft review and grades
Our host Alex Kielar talks with Johnnie Black, Kody Clawson, and Gio Damico about the recent signings of Craig Kimbrel and Dallas Keuchel, along with what effect it has on the teams they signed with and their divisions, and review the MLB Draft from this week, grading and talking about the best and worst picks. Twitters: @KielarScorecrow @Jball0202 @giodamico15 @kodyclawson @TheScorecrow
1:30:49
June 7, 2019
Early Season Division and Playoff Picture, Major Award Leaders, MLB Marketing
Our host Alex Kielar, The Scorecrow Creator Johnnie Black, and John “Supi” Supowitz talk about the early playoff picture 1/4 of the way through the season, along with the major award front-runners, and more!
1:34:32
June 4, 2019
Interview With Sam Broder The President of Space Foam and How This Pillow Is Shaping The Future of Baseball
Contributor John "Supi" Supowitz has a one-on-one discussing with the president of Space Foam Sam Broder. He discusses what sets their pillow apart from the competition, the growing popularity within the minor league baseball community and how the company is helping not just the next generation of sports, but children's education. Visit Spacefoam.com to see how you can get a 90-day trial and get $10 off when you use code word "LAUNCH"  Twitter: Spacefoam instagram: Spacefoam For the feature article on the Score Crow: https://thescorecrow.com/2019/06/04/how-did-a-pillow-organically-catch-the-buzz-of-the-baseball-community/ Follow Too Much Pod Tar Twitter: Pod_Tar Instagram: TooMuchPodTar Follow Supi: Twitter : ImThatSupi85 Instagram: ImThatSupi
21:36
June 4, 2019
Episode 16: League Leaders, Armed Forces Weekend, Rookie of the Year Candidates, Baseball Movies
The guys talk about surprising league leaders, players who served in the military in spirit of Armed Forces Weekend, Players who have made sacrifices in and out of the game, stacked rookie of the year and other award races, our favorite baseball movies and quotes, and more!
1:20:54
May 21, 2019
Episode 14: Interview with MLB Attorney Rachel Luba
Our host Alex Kielar interviews MLB attorney Rachel Luba about her career path, her sponsorship, goals, and more! Good insight on what goes on around the game!
37:34
May 17, 2019
MLB Episode 8: Pujols’ All-Time Rank, 2000 RBI ball, Dee Gordon comments, Mother’s Day, and more!
We discuss Albert Pujols’ ranking among the greatest hitters of all-time, the fan who caught his 2000 RBI ball, Dee Gordon commenting about J.A. Happ throwing inside on him and taking offense to it, some of the best and most emotional Mother’s Day or other day moments, and more!
1:34:03
May 13, 2019
Fantasy Episode 4: DFS Picks and Strategies
We discuss fantasy and DFS strategies for Tuesday May 7, and for the week.
1:03:35
May 7, 2019
MLB Episode 7: Kyle Hendricks, Maddux and Baseball Idioms, Minor Leaugues
We discuss a lot of things including Kyle Hendricks’ Maddux-like performance this past week, make up our own baseball idioms, minor leagues, rule changes, and more!
1:31:43
May 7, 2019
Bonus Episode: CC Sabathia Joins 3K Strikeout Club
Alex Kielar and Johnnie Black discuss CC Sabathia reaching 3,000 career strikeouts and his Hall of Fame credentials, among some other things.
25:58
May 1, 2019
MLB Episode 6: Best Draft Picks of MLB history, Greatest Dynasties, Father-Son Duos
With the NFL Draft being this past weekend, we discuss some of the best draft picks of Major League history, the greatest dynasties of all-time, father-son duos in the Majors and much, much more. Great topics this week and be sure to subscribe to the Podcast and follow our Twitter @pod_tar!
1:28:58
April 30, 2019
MLB Episode 5: Let the Kids Play and MLB’s Marketing Problem, Crazy Stats, Christian Yelich, & more!
We discuss many things including the issue with hitting batters after they do a bat flip after hitting a home run, the Let the Kids Play contradictories along with MLB’s marketing problem, some crazy stats, and a lot more!
1:32:17
April 22, 2019
Fantasy Episode 3: Droppable Players, Buy Low, Sell High, DFS
The guys talk about some players that they could consider dropping, players that they would buy low and sell high. Also some discussion on DFS and some different strategies that they use.
1:19:56
April 16, 2019
MLB Episode 4: Hot and Cold Teams, Hit Streaks, Extensions, Top 5 Manager Rants, Players of the Week
We discuss teams that will start to fall off from their hot starts, struggling teams that will rise, hit streaks carrying over season to season, extensions including Ozzie Albies latest with the Braves, and more!
58:09
April 15, 2019
MLB Episode 3: Wrestlemania/Brawls, Struggling Teams, Merrifield Streak, What to Watch For
We discuss MLB brawls to keep with the Wrestlemania theme, talk about what’s been going on with struggling teams, Whit Merrifield’s hitting streak, what to watch for moving forward, and even a bonus segment about some of our favorite ballparks and ballpark food!
53:51
April 8, 2019
MLB Episode 2: Opening Weekend Surprises, Hot and Slow Starts, and Players on New Teams
We discuss many things on what we saw during the MLB opening weekend, including surprises out the gate, players on their new teams, and players off to hot and slow starts that won’t be sustained. Great discussion, easy to listen to if you love baseball!
1:25:45
April 4, 2019
Fantasy Episode Week 2 w/ Mike Yachera from the Fantasy Gospel
Join us as we discuss the opening weekend of fantasy baseball with Mick Yachera of the Fantasy Gospel, talking about surprises and mores
33:54
April 4, 2019
Episode 2: Fantasy Breakouts, Sleepers, and Busts
We discuss the fantasy outlook on the season, including breakouts, sleepers, busts, and more.
1:18:07
March 29, 2019
Episode 1: Offseason Review and Predictions
We discuss the big moves during the offseason, talk about Ichiro and the Hall of Fame, along with giving our predictions for every division, award winners, and World Series picks.
2:01:12
March 26, 2019
Podcast Introduction
Here is the Introduction for our upcoming podcast! First episode will be out March 25th!
00:57
March 17, 2019