Dodgers Nation: Blue Heaven Podcast show

Dodgers Nation: Blue Heaven Podcast

Summary: Dodgers Nation Production: Join your Blue Heaven Podcast hosts Clint Pasillas and Doug McKain as we talk about this week in Los Angeles Dodgers Baseball. We pull from our platform of nearly one million followers across social media to gain insight on what the fans are thinking and do our best to represent all perspectives in the Dodgers Community. Look out for special interviews with other bloggers, celebrities, players, and more, along with giveaways for the best fans on earth!

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 DN Postgame - Dodgers Lose to Reds, Bobby Miller Battled, Almonte Didn't Have it, Latest on Arenado & More! | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 3219

The Dodgers lose a tough one to the Reds after a shaky start from Bobby Miller! He battled through the Reds lineup so D-Mac breaks down Miller's performance and how he can continue to improve throughout the season. Yency Almonte also did not look his best so D-Mac breaks down Almonte and the bullpen's performance. D-Mac also gets into the latest with Nolan Arenado after multiple reports of the Dodgers being interested in acquiring Arenado before the deadline so D-Mac gives his thoughts on the trade and whether it'll happen or not! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit


D-Mac is breaking down the blockbuster trade that’s bringing Lance Lynn and Joe Kelly to LA for Trayce Thompson, Nick Nastrini and Jordan Leasure. McKain is planning on spending this stream convincing you why this is a good trade for the Dodgers. Additionally, he doesn’t think the Dodgers are done making moves yet, so he’s going to give you some information on what could be next for the Dodgers. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit

 Episode 348 - Dodgers 'Focused' on Trading For Nolan Arenado, Joe Kelly, Lance Lynn, Latest Trade Rumors | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 4709

The MLB Trade Deadline is rapidly approaching, and we have a lot of Dodgers related news to talk about. First, we need to go over the Amed Rosario and Kiké Hernández trades, and give our thoughts on the fits and how LA will utilize them. We also, of course, have to talk Noah Syndergaard being traded, and share our thoughts on him finally being done in LA. Then, we’ll do a deep dive into the trade rumors, starting, of course, with the Nolan Arenado news. We’ll talk about Arenado’s potential fits, and the rest of the potential trade with the Cardinals. Could the Dodgers really trade Max Muncy and/or Chris Taylor? After, we’ll move on to the White Sox, and talk about Lance Lynn and Joe Kelly as potential trade targets. We’ll also look at the rest of the starter market, including Marcus Stroman, Jack Flaherty, Jordan Montgomery, Max Scherzer, Justin Verlander and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit

 DN Postgame - Dodgers Win WILDEST Game of the Season! Complete Epic Comeback, Beat Blue Jays, Trade Talk & More! | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 3119

The Dodgers complete the comeback against the Blue Jays! D-Mac breaks down what helped LA get the win after a rough start from Julio Urias! He talks about the clutch bats and base running of LA that led LA to beat the Blue Jays! He dives into Julio Urias' start a bit and then dives into some trade talks as Kiké Hernández returns to LA so D-Mac dives into whether this is first of many trade moves for LA and more! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit

 Episode 347 - Dodgers Will Be 'Aggressive' at Trade Deadline, Ace Starters LA Could Trade For, Righty Bat Options | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 5516

We have a huge show today, as we are just eight days away from the MLB Trade Deadline. We’re going to be going over the entire deadline for the Dodgers, talking about all the top targets and who LA could add. We’ll go over the starting pitcher market, the reliever market and the right-handed bat market, and give our thoughts on who the Dodgers should add over the next week. Also, we’re be talking about why the Dodgers should be aggressive, as this team is as capable of any as winning the World Series. At the end, we’ll do some trade deadline predictions, and look ahead to their second-to-last series before the deadline. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit

 Episode 346 - Dodgers Blockbuster Trade Packages, Julio Urias Costing Himself Money, Regret Not Signing Seager? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 5402

We have a lot to talk about on today’s show, starting with Julio Urias. What is wrong with him, and how can the Dodgers fix him? We debate what the Dodgers should do with him, and if there’s a potential trade out there for him… seriously. Next, we have to go over the trade rumors, as we are about 11 days from the MLB trade deadline. Who are the Dodgers linked to? Who are they targeting? Who are their best fits? We’ll debate all that and more. And finally, we have to talk Corey Seager, also known as “the one that got away.” Did the Dodgers make a huge mistake letting Seager walk? We discuss, as the Dodgers are in Texas for a three-game series this weekend against the Rangers. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit

 DN Postgame - Dodgers Beat Orioles! Kershaw, Buehler Update, Michael Grove Impresses, Bullpen Turnaround Continues | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 3271

The Dodgers beat the Baltimore Orioles led by Jason Heyward's homer as LA continues to make strides as the trade deadline looms. D-Mac discusses the game and how LA has performed on the road. D-Mac dives into some updates from Walker Buheler and Clayton Kershaw as the Dodgers look to improve their starting pitching and they would be a great deal of help. Michael Grove had impressive start on the mound so D-Mac breaks down his performance on the mound. Lastly, D-Mac dives into the bullpen as it continues to improve after a lackluster start to the season! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit

 Episode 345 - Dodgers Blockbuster Trade With Cardinals? Kershaw Concerns, Angels Listening to Ohtani Offers | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 3298

First, we have to talk about Clayton Kershaw, who’s now going to be out longer than expected. How will the Dodgers fill his spot in the rotation in the meantime? And how will that affect their trade deadline plans? We discuss all that, and things we liked and haven't liked recently like Julio Urias being back and Austin Barnes' struggles. Speaking of trade deadline, are the St Louis Cardinals, the best trade partner for LA? We’ll debate which struggling team — Cardinals or White Sox — have the best pieces for LA. We get into whether LA should trade Nolan Arenado or some other BIG pieces in St Louis! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit

 Dougout - Angels Will Consider Trading Ohtani, Will Angels Trade Ohtani to Dodgers, Free Agency Factors & More | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1890

Doug McKain is joined by the Athletic's Sam Blum to talk about Shohei Ohtani and his status as the MLB trade deadline looms! They dive into whether the Angels will consider trading Ohtani amid a struggling record and past ownership issues. McKain and Blum dive into some free agency factors that will lead to Ohtani being traded, and more! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit

 DN Postgame - Julio Urias is Back! Bullpen Turning it Around, Big Kershaw Update, Dodgers Shutout Mets 6-0! | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 3093

The league better watch out for Julio Urias after a dominant performance after a shutout win for the Dodgers! D-Mac breaks down Julio's performance and how BIG of an impact Julio can have over the second of the season if he continues with a dominant performance like he showed in New York. D-Mac goes over the bullpen as it continues to make strides in improving and providing a little more consistency for the Dodgers to become legitimate World Series contenders! The Dodgers also got BIG Kershaw updates so D-Mac breaks down the latest update, what it means for LA moving forward, and more! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit

 Episode 344 - Dodgers Sign Jake Marisnick, First Half Grades, Latest Trade Rumors, Schedule Look Ahead & More | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 4415

We are just a day away from the second half of the MLB season, and we have a lot to talk about. First, we have to talk about Jake Marisnick, the former Astros outfielder the Dodgers signed to a Major League deal earlier today, the role is Marisnick going to play for LA, and who is he going to replace on the Dodgers roster? Then, we’ll go into the first half grades of the season, and the latest trade rumors courtesy of our very own Doug McKain. Which players should the Dodgers target at the deadline like Jack Flaherty, Lucas Giolito, and others! Of course, we give our thoughts on the Shohei Ohtani sweepstakes and whether he will land in Dodger blue this season or next! We discuss the MLB All-Star game, the MLB Home Run Derby, and more! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit

 DN Postgame - Dodgers Destroy Angels, Mookie Betts Flirts With History, LA Hits 5 HRs, Gonsolin Comes Through | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 3176

The Dodgers get the job done in another edition of the Freeway series! The Dodgers' All-Stars came through as each of the selected All-Stars came up with a homer! D-Mac breaks down the excellence of Mookie Betts, Freddie Freeman, J.D. Martinez, and Will Smith! Mookie was on a different level, so D-Mac dives into the greatness of Mookie Betts this season as he hit two homers against the Angels. D-Mac breaks down the performance from Tony Gonsolin as he put up a tough fight against the Angels, the performance of the bullpen, and more! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit

 Episode 343 - Dodgers Daniel Hudson Injured, Dustin May's Future, Walker Buehler Could Return, Righty Bat Trades | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 3782

The Dodgers are entering the final game of a four-game series against the Pittsburgh Pirates, and currently lead the series two games to one. The Dodgers are continuing to be dealt unfortunate injury news, with Daniel Hudson going on the injured list again. Additionally, Brusdar Graterol is the latest reliever to potentially hit the injured list. We go over the state of the rotation and the bullpen, and who could potentially come up to take Graterol’s spot — Landon Knack, we’re talking about you. Additionally, we have to talk Walker Buehler, and if/when he can potentially make a return to the Dodgers’ pitching staff. It seems more likely he returns as a reliever, but we’ll take about all that and debate when we think he’ll return and in what capacity. Finally, trade season is nearing, so we’ll need to talk about the potential moves the Dodgers could make. Dave Roberts already made it clear that this team will be looking for another right-handed bat, so we discuss who they could potentially target. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit

 DN Postgame - Dodgers Hold on to Beat Pirates! Bobby Miller Battles, Dustin May Done For Season, Injury Updates | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 3078

The Dodgers hold on to beat the Pirates to close out the series in a positive way! D-Mac breaks down the entire game and what led to the Dodgers bouncing back into the win column as the Dodgers get the close win! D-Mac dives into Bobby Miller's performance after some previous shaky starts and talks about how Miller was able to battle it out. D-Mac gives some insight on the Dustin May situation after the team announced that the young pitcher would go under another elbow surgery and effectively end his season! D-Mac breaks down what May's role could be in the future and what it means for LA moving forward. D-Mac breaks down some more injury updates as some players look to return, whether this team is on the rise, and more! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit

 Episode 342 - Urias & Gonsolin Having Down Years, Fixing LA's Pitching Problem, LA's Future Third Baseman & More! | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 3490

The Dodgers had a rough series in Kansas City after some shaky starts from Tony Gonsolin and Julio Urias! With Kershaw heading to the IL, the Dodgers are looking for any steadiness in the starting rotation. We break down the performances from Gonsolin and Urias and talk about who we are more concern with as both were stellar last year for LA. We break down what we should expect from them and whether LA will go make a move for pitching pieces to fix the inconsistencies. We dive into the issues of third base as Max Muncy continues to struggle defensively as the everyday third baseman and his struggles at the plate. We talk about whether there are solutions within the system like Yonny Hernandez, Michael Busch, and others. We talk about Miguel Vargas and his struggles at the plate and whether it is time for LA to give him a restart down in the minors. We talk about the MLB All Stars in LA, Will Smith finally getting an all-star selection under his belt, and more! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit


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