Balls In The Dirt



A podcast/blog dedicated to the Arizona Diamondbacks and Major League Baseball.


  • Beanball, Prospects, Value, and Lamb

    07/08/2014 Duración: 01h03min

    Nick & Hayden are back to discuss the recent trades around MLB and the Diamondbacks following the trade deadline. We also discuss the value of prospects and whether or not they are overvalued. Then we discuss the Diamondbacks and the "beanball" controversy, as well as the third base situation that predicts a call up that actually happened the next day (today!). This was recorded on 8/6/14.   Podcast Playlist: Party Supplies - "(Searching for a) Crazy Love" Tom Petty - It'll All Work Out   Thank you for listening, please rate, review, & subscribe.

  • Trade Deadline Pt. 1

    30/06/2014 Duración: 56min

    Hayden and Nick discuss a few hypothetical trades that would work, or maybe wouldn't, in light of the impeding trade deadline. Some players being "moved" are Daniel Murphy, Aaron Hill, David Price, Ian Kennedy, Jay Bruce, and more! Some of these are just ridiculous. Podcast playlist: AFI - "17 Crimes" Augustana - "I Really Think So"

  • The D-Backs Draft & Machado

    11/06/2014 Duración: 01h20min

    Hayden & Nick discuss the recent draft and how the Arizona Diamondbacks fared, plus Tony La Russa's involvement in the draft. The guys also discuss Trevor Cahill's recent demotion, Manny Machado losing his cool, and this season's rookie class! Thanks for listening! Podcast Playlist: "Pressure" by the 1975 "Talk!" by the 1975 "F.C.P.R.E.M.I.X." by the Fall of Troy

  • Some Predicting

    01/06/2014 Duración: 01h14min

    Nick and Hayden discuss the latest Diamondback-related news. This unfortunately includes an exact date for Kirk Gibson and Kevin Towers firings as well as a Martin Prado trade. However, there's a ton of rants and discussions - including a five minute breakdown of the top prospects. Podcast Playlist: Twin Atlantic - "You're Turning into John Wayne" Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers - "Don't Come Around Here No More"

  • The Really Abrasive Episode

    25/04/2014 Duración: 01h03min

    In this episode of Balls in the Dirt, the guys discuss the two-game win streak the Diamondbacks are on, Kevin Towers and Kirk Gibson's respective job security, Archie Bradley, and a whole lot more! Please rate and subscribe on iTunes! Podcast Playlist: Augustana - "Love in the Air" Fugees - "Wannabe"

  • Early Season Blues

    10/04/2014 Duración: 52min

    Nick & Hayden discuss the many disappointments thus far for the 2014 Arizona Diamondbacks. Consider this our first "D-Backs State of the Union." Podcast Playlist: The Ventures - "Walk Don't Run" Blink 182 - "Kaleidoscope"