Bless You Boys Podcast 74: Derek Jeter's Taco Hole

Leon Halip

On the fourth consecutive Bless You Boys Podcast recorded after a Tigers loss, Allison wants money, Ian compares Jose Valverde to a blankie and Al issues a warning.

BYB Podcast 74 has a running time of 1:10 and features Allison Hagen, Al Beaton and special guest Ian Casselberry,

Click here if you don't understand the episode title reference.

Topics:

Where's Kurt? (Helping to cover the NFL Draft for the SBNation mothership)

All things Jose Valverde, good and bad.

Was the bullpen by committee experiment a failure?

The new normal in the bullpen.

Were does Bruce Rondon fit in the bullpen puzzle?

What instructions did the Tigers give Brayan Villarreal, and will they work?

Octavio Dotel is 39 years old and has a bad elbow. That combination does not equal a speedy recovery.

Max Scherzer vs. King Felix Hernandez.

Weirdness in Anaheim.

Rick Porcello was the unluckiest man on the planet.

Where's the offense?

Andy Dirks isn't hitting. Could 2013 left field be the new 2012 right field?

No reason to be concerned over Victor Martinez.

Did the Tigers break Alex Avila?

Overrated? REALLY?

Why do sabermatricians hate the Tigers?

Luck, extra innings and the Orioles.

If Derek Jeter cannot return as a shortstop, he becomes a far less valuable player.

Who might be the best closer available at the trade deadline? Jason Grilli. Yes, THE SAME Jason Grilli Tigers fans ran out of town in 2008 already has nine saves for the Pirates.

Every time an idiot sports talk radio host says a closer is more valuable than a starter, baby Jebus cries.

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Find Ian's takes on the Tigers can be found at The Daily Fungo and his baseball columns at The Outside Corner.

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Check out BYB's newest podcast, the 20 Grade Podcast with Sak and Goro! To streamline things, we're adding the 20 Grade Podcast to the Bless You Boys Podcast RSS feed. If you are downloading the BYB Podcast via iTunes, Stitcher Radio or another podcatcher, you'll find the 20 Grade Podcast in the feed as well.

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