CapFigure Podcast – Episode 37 (Baseball’s Biggest Lies)

CapFigure Podcast – Episode 37 (Baseball’s Biggest Lies)

In this episode of CapFigure Podcast, we explore baseball’s biggest myths. We’ll work our way through a 16 team bracket, setting the record straight for fans. “He’s a Gamer”, “Momentum”, “Chemistry”, “Shifts are killing the game”…phrases you’ll hear thrown around by baseball analysts year-round. We’ll separate the real from the make-believe, and throw a couple curve balls of our own in the process.  If you call yourself a baseball fan, you won’t want to miss a thing! Continue reading “CapFigure Podcast – Episode 37 (Baseball’s Biggest Lies)”

CapFigure Podcast – Episode 36 (Lose 100% of Sports Bets, GUARANTEED!)

CapFigure Podcast – Episode 36 (Lose 100% of Sports Bets, GUARANTEED!)

In this episode of CapFigure Podcast, we explore the world of sports betting. What are we supposed to make of “sports betting consultants”, “sports betting mutual funds” or those “free picks” from sports handicappers? Can I really make money by betting on sports? What do these so-called “experts” know that the rest of us don’t? If you do bet on sports, are considering buying “picks” or just want to know more about the industry, you won’t want to miss a thing! Continue reading “CapFigure Podcast – Episode 36 (Lose 100% of Sports Bets, GUARANTEED!)”

CapFigure Podcast – Episode 35 (SF Giants: Boom or Bumgarner?)

CapFigure Podcast – Episode 35 (SF Giants: Boom or Bumgarner?)

In this episode of CapFigure Podcast, we continue our 2017 team previews from Silicon Valley, the home of the San Francisco Giants. While the Giants fell short of continuing the even year title narrative in 2016, the team did find itself in the thick of yet another pennant chase. With arguably the best starting rotation in baseball and the addition of all-star closer Mark Melancon, the Giants once again appear to be on the short list of World Series contenders. We’ll also share with you some of the best tall tales of the modern day Paul Bunyan, Madison Bumgarner himself. If you call yourself a baseball fan, you won’t want to miss a thing! Continue reading “CapFigure Podcast – Episode 35 (SF Giants: Boom or Bumgarner?)”

CapFigure Podcast – Episode 34 (LA Dodgers: “Juicy That Payroll?”)

CapFigure Podcast – Episode 34 (LA Dodgers: “Juicy That Payroll?”)

In this episode of CapFigure Podcast, we continue our 2017 team previews from Chavez Ravine, the home of the Los Angeles Dodgers. Known recently as “The Evil Empire of the West”, the Dodgers are well-known for their oversized payroll and lack of a ring to show for it. Despite these shortcomings, the Dodgers sport the game’s best pitcher (Clayton Kershaw) and a streak of four straight NL West titles. Two wins away from the NL Pennant in 2016, are the Dodgers poised to take the giant leap to World Series Champions in 2017? If you call yourself a baseball fan, you won’t want to miss a thing! Continue reading “CapFigure Podcast – Episode 34 (LA Dodgers: “Juicy That Payroll?”)”

CapFigure Podcast – Episode 33 (MLB’s Insane Hall of Fame: Take Two)

CapFigure Podcast – Episode 33 (MLB’s Insane Hall of Fame: Take Two)

In this episode of CapFigure Podcast, we continue our MLB Hall of Fame discussions from the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, New York. With the class of 2017 in the books, we’ll take a look at the candidates set to take the ballot over the next five years and tell you which former players deserve to be voted in. Following a heated discussion, we’ll make predictions for which current MLB players will one day be enshrined in Cooperstown. If you call yourself a baseball fan, you won’t want to miss a thing! Continue reading “CapFigure Podcast – Episode 33 (MLB’s Insane Hall of Fame: Take Two)”

CapFigure Podcast – Episode 32 (MLB’s Insane Hall of Fame)

CapFigure Podcast – Episode 32 (MLB’s Insane Hall of Fame)

In this episode of CapFigure Podcast, we take a detour from our MLB team previews to swing by the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, New York. The 2017 HOF class was just announced and we’ll dive into the storylines and announce our first annual CapFigure HOF ballot. If you call yourself a baseball fan, you won’t want to miss a thing! Continue reading “CapFigure Podcast – Episode 32 (MLB’s Insane Hall of Fame)”

CapFigure Podcast – Episode 31 (Milwaukee Brewers: Breaking Bernie?)

CapFigure Podcast – Episode 31 (Milwaukee Brewers: Breaking Bernie?)

In this episode of CapFigure Podcast, we continue our 2017 team previews with the Milwaukee Brewers. It doesn’t seem all that long ago that the upstart Brewers had a magical run behind young stars Prince Fielder, Ryan Braun and the hired gun that was CC Sabathia’s left arm. Fast forward to 2017 and the Brewers find themselves mired in a rebuilding phase. Will wunderkind GM David Stearns be able to right the ship and turn the current dismal state into a true contender? If you call yourself a baseball fan, you won’t want to miss a thing! Continue reading “CapFigure Podcast – Episode 31 (Milwaukee Brewers: Breaking Bernie?)”

CapFigure Podcast – Episode 30 (Boston Red Sox: Wicked Insoxicated)

CapFigure Podcast – Episode 30 (Boston Red Sox: Wicked Insoxicated)

In this episode of CapFigure Podcast, we continue our 2017 team previews with the Boston Red Sox. Between the farewell tour of David Ortiz and the breakout season of Mookie Betts, 2016 was an exciting season for Red Sox fans. Fenway will be a chaotic scene in 2017, expecting a pennant and World Series win. If you call yourself a baseball fan, you won’t want to miss a thing! Continue reading “CapFigure Podcast – Episode 30 (Boston Red Sox: Wicked Insoxicated)”

CapFigure Podcast – Episode 29 (Houston Astros: Ready for Liftoff?)

CapFigure Podcast – Episode 29 (Houston Astros: Ready for Liftoff?)

In this episode of CapFigure Podcast, we continue our 2017 team previews with the Houston Astros. With a young core of stars like Jose Altuve, Carlos Correa and George Springer, the Astros launched to the national spotlight in 2015 after beating the Yankees in the Wild Card game. With immense expectations coming into the 2016 season, the Astros shook off a terrible start to come within a few wins of making the playoffs. With the addition of veteran sluggers Brian McCann, Carlos Beltran and Josh Reddick to an already potent core of young superstars, the Astros have hopes of winning a title in 2017. If you call yourself a baseball fan, you won’t want to miss a thing! Continue reading “CapFigure Podcast – Episode 29 (Houston Astros: Ready for Liftoff?)”

CapFigure Podcast – Episode 28 (Cleveland Indians: Where are the Fans?)

CapFigure Podcast – Episode 28 (Cleveland Indians: Where are the Fans?)

In this episode of CapFigure Podcast, we continue our 2017 team previews with the Cleveland Indians. Facing declining team attendance and revenues for the better part of the past decade, the Indians surprised many by coming within inches of winning the World Series. Nonetheless the Tribe and their fans are optimistic after winning the 2016 AL Pennant with a young core and the blockbuster signing of slugger Edwin Encarnacion. If you call yourself a baseball fan, you won’t want to miss a thing! Continue reading “CapFigure Podcast – Episode 28 (Cleveland Indians: Where are the Fans?)”