Dodgers Nation: Blue Heaven Podcast show

Dodgers Nation: Blue Heaven Podcast

Summary: Join your Blue Heaven Podcast hosts, Clint Pasillas and Brook Smith, as they talk about this week in Los Angeles Dodgers Baseball. We use our 850,000 fans from Twitter, Instagram, YouTube and Facebook 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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 Episode 26 – A Dodgers NLCS Evening with Michael Duarte | Blue Heaven Podcast | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 4513

Friend of the show Michael Duarte of NBC LA hops on the phone to chat Dodgers NLCS with Kevin and FRG.   Topics include: - Manny vs Aguilar - Manny vs Hustle - Manny vs Utley - Chris Taylor: A man's man - Craig Counsell, managing chess, not baseball - The Curious Case of Cody Bellinger After, we drop in a hot cut from Thursday's Dodgers Nation live stream, with some great interaction with our fans! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 Episode 25 – Dodgers NLCS Update | Blue Heaven Podcast | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 3823

Episode 25 of Blue Heaven -- affectionately titled "Catching for Dummies" -- finds Kevin and FRG chatting with Los Angeles Times editor, and "Dodgers Dugout" newsletter writer -- friend of the show -- Houston Mitchell about games 1 and 2 of the NLCS against the Brewers. Along with a bit about what to expect from the Dodgers while at home for 3 games. After getting off the phone with Houston, the guys continue their recap of what went wrong, even when it went right, during the first 2 games of the series, before looking ahead to Walker Buehler, Rich Hill, and Clayton Kershaw on the mound at Dodger Stadium.   Pedro Baez gets praised, "Yas-Many PassedBall" gets born, and JT rakes; plus a shocking BAE of the Week first! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 Episode 24 – Dodgers Playoff Talk con Joe, Jerry, and Greg | Blue Heaven Podcast | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 4276

This episode is really just too good... Kevin and FRG, along with Greg Bergman (of ESPN and #DNpostgame fame) talk all sorts of Dodgers playoff baseball! First, of course, comes the celebration of winning the NLDS in 4 games with song and dance. Next, the Blue Heaven podcast welcomes back friends of the show, Dodgers play by play man, Joe Davis (fresh off the national stage), along with SportsnetLA in-studio analyst Jerry Hairston Jr, to discuss what went right in the NLDS, a bit of what went wrong, and what we might expect to see in the NLCS versus the Milwaukee Brewers. Later, FRG asks for Kevin and Greg's thoughts on a few concerns from the NLDS round of the playoffs -- looking at you, Cody Bellinger -- before all three give their takeaways from the series. In the last section, FRG has a bone to pick with MLB on some hot topics before everyone discusses the upcoming NLCS, including potential roster changes, and matchup concerns. This really is must-listen podcasting here. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 Episode 23 – Babe Ryuth and Clayton Kurveshaw | Blue Heaven Podcast | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2848

In this bonus playoff episode, Kevin and FRG analyze the first two games of Dodger dominance in the NLDS, and mention why Gary Lee is to blame for Puig’s baserunning blunder.  They also preview the potential clincher in game 3 when The Buehldog will take the mound against southpaw Sean Newcomb. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 Episode 22 – Jam Packed NLDS Playoff Preview | Blue Heaven Podcast | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 6207

This week on the show, Kevin and FRG are excited to have TWO in-studio guests for the first time in Blue Heaven history. But before the guests, they each touch on the MLB playoffs (and make their predictions), and reset their Dodgers playoff rosters from last week. There are some intriguing, and possibly shocking changes that you will want to hear. Plus, can Kenley Jansen be trusted in the ninth inning? Next, they welcome Braves beat writer for the Atlanta Junction-Constitution, and former Dodgers Nation editor, Gabe Burns (@gabeburnsAJC) onto the show to preview the National League Division Series, and what to expect from the Atlanta Braves. Around the 56 minute mark of the show, the guys are very excited to welcome Dodger Stadium organist (and hero) Dieter Ruehle to chat about an abundance of topics including his background, how great Sue Jo is, the fun of working with Joe Davis and Orel Hershiser, and how (or when) he gets to pee during a ballgame. It's a long one, so stay buckled in! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 Episode 21 – Dodgers Playoff Rosters? Really? | Blue Heaven Podcast | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 3027

This week in Blue Heaven, Kevin and FRG set their own playoff rosters (hopefully not too early), and discuss an unsung hero of the Dodgers bullpen in Pedro Baez -- Voldemort, if you're FRG. Dodgers Nation owner Gary Lee (@mrgarylee) joins in the second half of the show to give his thoughts on Dodgers Twitter, and Rockies Twitter trying to enter the fray as a Dodger haters. Plus they play a fun game during the "One Last Note" segment. Tell your friends! Also, sorry if we jinxed the Doyers... Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 Episode 20 – A Holiday in Houston | Blue Heaven Podcast | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 4335

This week on the Blue Heaven Podcast, Kevin and FRG chat with LA Times sports editor Houston Mitchell about several burning Dodgers topics, and their playoff chances. Later in the show, they welcome KROQ DJ Megan Holiday in studio for a fun filled interview and game. Plus, the triumphant return of the "BAE of the Week" segment, where Kevin and FRG pick their hotties of the passed week. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 Episode 19 – Dodgers' Playoff Hopes Still Alive? | Blue Heaven Podcast | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 3023

This week on an all-new Blue Heaven Podcast, Kevin and FRG go from the highs of winning two in Colorado, to the low of never ever winning a game against the Reds again. FRG opines that Justin Turner should get some respect in the NL MVP vote, and discusses the new bad words in baseball -- "contact hitter". NBC LA reporter Michael Duarte joins later in the show to discuss the rest of the Dodgers, Rockies, and Diamondbacks schedules, and the Dodgers best chance at making the postseason for their sixth straight season. Kevin brings up the massive Twitter battle between FRG and #DNpostgame host Greg Bergman that Noah Syndergaard incited, before taking us on a trip down Reddit. You really need to listen to the whole show. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 Episode 18 – KentaFornia | Blue Heaven Podcast | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2782

This week on the Blue Heaven Podcast, Kevin and FRG discuss Matt Kemp's big weekend; taking 3 of 4 from Arizona, plus they check the pulse of Dodgers Nation with Clint Evans (@diamondhoggers on Twitter).  FRG digs in to Justin Turner's award winning August, and Kevin concedes that Manny Machado needs to be a Dodger in 2019 and beyond.  Later in the show, the fellas set their winning lineups for the September stretch run, and revisit their favorite nicknames from Player's Weekend.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 Episode 17 – Kenley Pls | Blue Heaven Podcast | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 3999

Kevin and FRG discuss Justin Turner and Manny Machado’s offensive resurgence, the inconsistency of the bullpen, and who could be in trouble after September call-ups. FRG chronicles his time at the Kershaw Ping Pong 4 Purpose charity event, as well as an interview with Brian Dozier's about his time and future in Los Angeles. They also play the "too hot for the podcast" interviews with Mickey Hatcher and Al "The Bull" Ferrara. All that and a discount for Blue Chew on Blue Heaven. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 Episode 16 – Orel Hershiser School of Podcasting | Blue Heaven Podcast | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 4256

This week on the Blue Heaven podcast, Kevin and FRG introduce Dodgers Nation's newest team member Alliyah Becerra, who joined them at the 2nd Annual Fred Claire Celebrity Golf Classic. Also in the show, they talk about the Dodgers slump-busting trip to Seattle, Kevin and FRG deep-dive into the mess that is the current bullpen, and Dodgers Nation Postgame host Greg Bergman discusses Kershaw’s revival. In the 20th minute, Blue Heaven welcomes legendary Dodgers pitcher Orel Hershiser onto the show for a chat the includes a key tip for Kevin. Later in the show, in support of the event, Dr. Morganna Freeman of the City of Hope joins to discuss skin care, and unfortunately growing up an Astros fan. Plus, of course, a word from the man himself, former GM Fred Claire. SUBSCRIBE Be sure to like and share our podcast! We love and welcome all input; your comments and questions may be addressed on air, so be heard! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 Episode 15 – Lasorda and FRG | Blue Heaven Podcast | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 3651

This week on Blue Heaven, Kevin and FRG discuss the loss of Kenley Jansen and break down the bullpen. The chat makes it way to Dave Roberts and Andrew Friedman, and how the fan vote is trending down pretty hard at the moment. Later, FRG sits down with legendary Dodgers manager Tommy Lasorda to discuss his new wine — Lasorda Family Wines — with Tommy’s nephew David. Visit Lasordawines.com to get your hands on a bottle today! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 Episode 14 – Kiki Do You Love Me? | Blue Heaven Podcast | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 3757

This week on Blue Heaven, Kevin and FRG reminisce about their time spent with the heart of the Dodgers Nation family, including witnessing a Yasmani Grandal walk-off, meeting Joe Davis and Dieter Ruehle IRL at the stadium, and a key member experiencing the yips for the first time. They also visit again with former Dodgers general manager, and overall good person Fred Claire as he reminds our listeners about the upcoming second annual “Fred Claire Celebrity Golf Classic”. We urge you to help any way you can — even a simple $1 donation can go a long way — just visit www.fredclairegolf.com for more information. Finally, while they welcome you to “Dozier Stadium”, they also wonder where all the Muncy’s have gone. LISTEN HERE  Episode 14 – Kiki Do You Love Me? | Blue Heaven Podcast Blue Heaven   00:00 / 01:01:37  1X   Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 Episode 13 – Dodgers Trade Deadline Extravaganza | Blue Heaven Podcast | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 4080

Kevin and FRG discuss the Dodgers trade deadline acquisitions, and trades that almost happened, with Dodgers reporter for NBC LA Michael Duarte. They also get into the retirement of Andre Ethier, why the Astros are an awful organization, why the Atlanta Braves need new announcers, and a revolutionary new idea for the Dodgers’ playoff pitching rotation. LISTEN HERE  Episode 13 – Dodgers Trade Deadline Extravaganza | Blue Heaven Podcast Blue Heaven   00:00 / 01:06:45  1X   Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 Episode 12 – Not Your Typical Joe Davis Interview | Blue Heaven Podcast | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 3365

Dodgers play-by-play broadcaster, and “friend of the family”, Joe Davis joins Kevin and FRG to discuss how great he is, and how much he loves Orel. Of course there’s Vin Scully talk, and we also find out a bit of how Joe feels about the great TV lockout still going on in Los Angeles. Next on the show, we welcome back USA Today columnist Bob Nightengale to discuss the latest on the Dodgers’ hunt for pitching as we approach the July 31 non-waiver trade deadline. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

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