Defensive Indifference Michael Baumann, Liz Roscher and Paul Boye talk about baseball and the limits of human endurance.

February 21, 2016  

Liz, Michael and Paul play the BP Annual Drinking Game. 
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September 2, 2015  

The gang revisits last year's draft of starting pitchers--both the ones you'd want in your playoff rotation and those you wouldn't want in your rotation. Along the way, Liz goes in on the Twins' rotation, Michael accidentally invokes Winnie the Pooh and Paul loads up on clutchness before being strangled by a robotic bounty hunter. 

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August 27, 2015  
In this week's Defensive Indifference, Paul's power goes out, so he calls Liz and Michael on his cell phone from Central Park. This episode includes a discussion of the most interesting possible playoff series and misadventures in getting a driver's license. The last portion of the podcast involves the departure of Don Orsillo from NESN, a hot take (which Michael immediately walks back) about Vin Scully being overrated, and the ascendance of Jessica Mendoza to become the first woman the booth on Sunday Night Baseball, and what the trail she's blazing might end up looking like.

VIDEO: The "Here Comes the Pizza" Incident 

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August 20, 2015  
Michael, Paul, and Liz reunite for a normal episode for the first time in almost four months, and invite ESPN's Eric Longenhagen to reminisce about the Phillies career of Chase Utley, balancing fandom and professionalism, and the power of the 2008-12 Phillies blogosphere. 

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August 12, 2015  
Liz and Michael translate Geno Smith's broken jaw into baseball terms, then turn their attention to the NL East. In the second half, Paul and Michael wonder how anyone's going to beat the Cardinals, salivate over a potential Blue Jays-Royals ALCS and explore the origins and ethics of becoming a fan of a particular team.

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July 30, 2015  

The Defensive Indifference Podcast returns with its biggest, silliest episode ever: The second installment of the Max Pentecost Radio Hour!

"Off-Speed Putsch"
A Max Pentecost Radio Hour Story
A Production of the Defensive Indifference Podcast
Written, directed and produced by Michael Baumann
Narrated by Trevor Strunk
Cast
Paul Boye as Agent Max Pentecost
Liz Roscher as Agent Nola Aaron
Eric Longenhagen as Ruslan Kutlak
Craig Goldstein as Pavel and Sergei
Kate Morrison as Svetlana
Michael Levin as Agent Taylor Green
Tim Baumann as Artyom Samsonov
Ryan Sommers as SVR Director
Mike Bates as Inspector Mariusz Nowak
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June 4, 2015  
Liz and Michael are back, after a two-week hiatus, to talk about Monday's draft with the podcast's first three-time guest, ESPN Insider Prospect Impresario Eric Longenhagen. Among the topics covered: The economics of the slotting system, the professional outlook of Vanderbilt pitcher Carson Fulmer, what Michael's going to do if the Rockies draft Tyler Jay, what the Phillies might do at No. 10, Ian Happ's hernia, and what everyone's going to do with their free time. 
Michael and Eric were also two of the early fans of then-Indiana, now Cubs catcher Kyle Schwarber last year, so in that vein, they identify the players they're higher on than everyone else.

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May 13, 2015  

This week, Paul and Michael discuss Bryce Harper's ascendancy, Noah Syndergaard's debut, and how they relate to biology, economics, ethics, and the loss of innocence. 

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May 7, 2015  
Liz and Michael are both moving soon, and in that vein, they try to find new homes for five different baseball players. This week also features the return of "College Baseball Player or Figure From American History" and some chatter about Celine Dion, middle school slow-dancing and Muppets. Also, a new logo! 

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April 30, 2015  
Liz, Michael and Paul pick their players of the month across all of Major League Baseball: Adrian Gonzalez, Matt Carpenter, Chris Archer and more. Then, three Phillies fans get real uncomfortable talking about the first-place Mets.

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