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Charging the Mound

15 EpisodesProduced by Chris PerkowskiWebsite

Chris Perkowski hosts this bi-weekly baseball podcast in which he discusses news, rumors, and offers his own unique brand of analysis. Also, occasional guests will drop by!

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Episode #15: An Interview with Jessica Blaylock

November 13th, 2020


Today, Chris chats with Jessica Blaylock (Fox Sports Florida) about the Miami Marlins surprising 2020 season and their future, as well as her experiences as a woman in sports, and they even talk a little bit of hockey. …

Episode #14: Free Agent Predictions

November 11th, 2020


Chris is back this week to break down the top 25 MLB free agents and predict their new destinations. Enjoy!

Intro and Outro: "Brakeless" by The …

Episode #13: An Outbreak in Miami (w/ Frankie Fiermonte)

July 29th, 2020


Today, Chris is joined by Frankie Fiermonte to discuss the COVID-19 outbreak throughout the Miami Marlins organization. They also go off on a tangent about steroids and, uh, something else...Enjoy!

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Episode #12: AL & NL East Division Preview (w/ Pat Milano & Scott Castellano)

July 23rd, 2020


Today, Chris is joined by Pat Milano and Scott Castellano (The End of the Bench) to breakdown the Mookie Betts contract extension and preview the AL & NL East Divisions. Enjoy!

Remember to rate, review, and …

Episode #11: AL & NL Central Division Preview (w/ Pat Milano)

July 21st, 2020


Today, Chris is joined by Pat Milano (The End of the Bench) to breakdown the teams in the AL & NL Central, as well as discuss the end of Yasiel Puig's short tenure in Atlanta. Enjoy!

Remember to rate, review, and …

Episode #10: AL & NL West Division Preview

July 17th, 2020


This week, Chris is BACK  to breakdown the AL & NL West, as well as discuss Alex Rodriguez's interesting salary cap comments.

Intro and Outro: "Daydream" by The Aces

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Episode #9: Stadium Travels (w/ Maria Palmeri)

August 23rd, 2019


This week, Chris sits down with Maria Palmeri to discuss the different stadiums that they have traveled to and breakdown the pros and cons of each park and finally list their rankings of each stadium. Enjoy!

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Episode #8: Trade Deadline Recap

August 1st, 2019


This week, Chris recaps the events of the trade deadline and reviews the winners and losers of the day. Enjoy!

Intro and Outro: "Bargaining" by Keep …

Episode #7: Midseason Roundup (w/ Scott Castellano)

July 12th, 2019


This week, Chris is joined by Scott Castellano (End of the Bench blog) to do a midseason rundown at the All-Star Break, talking about surprises and disappointments so far this season, as well as make some predictions …

Episode #6: Fed Up with the Mets (w/ Bryan McCormick)

June 28th, 2019


In an unplanned podcast this week, Chris goes off on the continued collapse of the Mets franchise, from clubhouse altercations to an ugly five game …

Episode #5: The Kimbrel and Keuchel Saga is Over

June 14th, 2019


This week, Chris talks about David Ortiz, Chris Paddack's demotion, the upcoming returns of Aaron Judge and Giancarlo Stanton, and then goes in depth to cover the Craig Kimbrel and Dallas Keuchel signings and how they …

Episode #4: The Mets Are a Mess (w/ Bryan McCormick and Andrew Parker)

May 31st, 2019


This week, Chris is joined by Bryan "Bryback" McCormick and Andrew Parker of the Picked Last Podcast to discuss baseball videogames, Odubel Herrera's …

Episode #3: Who's Gonna Get Canned? (w/ Maria Palmeri)

May 17th, 2019


This week, Chris is joined once again by Maria Palmeri to discuss Miguel Andujar's season-ending surgery, the Yankees injury woes, and the Giants nightmarish week. Then, they go in depth to figure out which managers …

Episode #2: Domestic Violence in MLB (w/ Maria Palmeri)

May 3rd, 2019


This week, Chris is joined by Maria Palmeri to discuss Bryce Harper's slump, Nick Senzel's call up, the Yankees and CC Sabathia's 3,000th strikeout. Then, they go more in depth to discuss Addison Russell's return from …

Episode #1: ExtensionMania

April 17th, 2019


On the introductory episode of Charging the Mound, Chris briefly talks about Chris Davis and Jason Vargas. He then goes in depth about the enormous number of extensions that have been signed over the last several …

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