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About The Central Message

Two friends who like the Cubs and Cardinals put aside their differences in favor of a better world and poop jokes.

Episode 20: The 20th Episode

Selby has returned from his strike so that we can talk about… – the Cardinals’ quick offseason work and John Mozeliak’s apparent desire for a three-month vacation – the Cubs’ impending trade of Jeff Samardzija – the biggest sports viewing … Continue reading

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Episode 19: The Theo Bowl

Selby couldn’t join us, so to really kick him while he’s down, we replaced him with a Red Sox fan. Bryan Joiner writes for The Classical and SB Nation’s Red Sox blog, Over the Monster. He joined us on short notice … Continue reading

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Episode 18: Yadier Felina

Wherein we discuss: – what the Cubs will do now that they fired their manager, Svele Daeum. – how interesting it is that the Cards are playing playoff games for the 11,453rd straight year (a record). – whether enough people … Continue reading

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Episode 17: Running Out of the Baseline

Wherein we discuss the following: – Adrian Beltre: weirdest awesome player or awesomest weird player? – the David Freese dilemma – how dumb Selby is for being four episodes behind on Breaking Bad – much more This is the first … Continue reading

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Episode 16: P.E. Legends

Wherein we discuss the following: – Wrigley Field defenders – our teams’ various unattractive bullpen options – where the Cards will stick all their young’uns – the true stories of two public school high school legends – the agony and … Continue reading

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Episode 15: Truck Stop Enthusiasts

Wherein we discuss the following: – all the swear words NL Central hitters won’t hear yelled at them by Chris Carpenter – those sexy, sexy PED accusations against Ryan Braun – mutual handjobbery over our teams’ high quality farm systems … Continue reading

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Episode 14: The Ballad of Spilly

Advance warning: not much baseball this time around. Scott Baker, woo. This week, we spent a half hour chatting with Spilly, internet chef and writer for SB Nation. Spilly began posting his cuisine a couple months ago on Progressive Boink, … Continue reading

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