Peltoncast No. 159

An extended episode talks hot dogs, Chicago food, the NBA Draft Lottery, Chad Marshall’s sudden retirement, Sue Bird’s injury and the 2019 Storm season, UW softball advancing to the super regionals, Jaden McDaniels committing to the Huskies and much, much more.

Contents

Intro – So many toasts/pouring one out plus listener email
10:30 – Chicago food diary
28:30 – Talking hot dogs (which are sandwiches)
41:30 – Farewell to the Blazers’ 2019 playoff run
48:00 – What did the NBA Draft Lottery mean for the chances of the NBA returning to Seattle?
58:30 – How will the Sounders replace Marshall?
1:05 – Is there hope for the 2019 Storm with Bird and Breanna Stewart both injured?
1:20 – UW softball takes on Kentucky in super regionals
1:24 – How good will the 2019-20 Huskies be with McDaniels?

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Links
– Peltoncast on Instagram
– Peltoncast Search for Seattle’s Best Sandwich
– FiveThirtyEight Burrito Bracket
– Xavier McDaniel IPA
– FiveThirtyEight Soccer Power Index

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Peltoncast No. 158

We pay tribute to Doug Baldwin’s Seahawks career after his release and apparent retirement plus preview the Blazers’ chances against the Warriors in the Western Conference finals.

Contents

Intro – Rogue 7 Hop IPA for the Blazers’ Game 7 win
13:00 – How can Portland beat Golden State?
27:00 – Our search for Seattle’s best sandwich goes to Elliott Bay Pizza Co. and Flame Burger
39:00 – NHL Seattle launches fan portal
41:00 – M’s hot takes: M’s week cancelled
43:00 – Sounders get win to start busy week
45:00 – Where does Storm coach Dan Hughes rank among Muskingum College alumni?
48:30 – UW roundup: Softball shares Pac-12 title, earns No. 3 seed; Matisse Thybulle passes on NBA Draft Combine invite
57:00 – Our favorite Baldwin memories
1:08 – Seahawks add several veterans following comp pick deadline

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Links
– Peltoncast on Instagram
– Michael Sawyer’s baby announcement
– Peltoncast Search for Seattle’s Best Sandwich
– Elliott Bay Pizza Company
– Seattle NHL Fans FAQ
– FanGraphs Playoff Odds
– FiveThirtyEight Soccer Power Index
– Thybulle won’t attend draft combine, despite invitation
– PFF on Jamar Taylor
– PFF on Al Woods

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Peltoncast No. 157

With the help of Peltoncast MVP The Famous Cousin Katie, we finally discuss Phorale, the Blazers’ 4OT win last Friday, Joevin Jones’s return to the Sounders and more.

Contents

Intro – A toast to Katie, voted by the listener as Peltoncast MVP
8:30 – Blazers facing must-win Game 6
18:00 – Our search for Seattle’s best sandwich finally goes to Phorale
43:30 – Update on Bok a Bok biscuits
46:00 – M’s hot takes: The M’s are the kid brother of the AL West
48:00 – Sounders scratch out road draw, add depth
51:30Coach Hughes set to undergo cancer surgery, temporarily leave Storm
52:30 – UW roundup: “Change of heart” for Jacob Sirmon about transfer
58:00 – NFL comp pick deadline passes

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Links
– Peltoncast on Instagram
– Peltoncast MVP poll
– Katie’s poll T-shirt
– Tristan’s original tweet RE:Seth Curry
– Against the Rules podcast with Michael Lewis
– Peltoncast Search for Seattle’s Best Sandwich
– Phorale website
– FanGraphs Playoff Odds
– FiveThirtyEight Soccer Power Index
– Mina Kimes and other ESPN writers on their favorite 2019 draft picks

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Peltoncast No. 156: Seahawks Draft Recap

We recap a Seahawks draft that was overshadowed by news Doug Baldwin’s career could be over, plus takeaways from the UW football spring preview and a review of Tubs Gourmet Subs.

Contents

Intro – Is Burger King good?
6:00 – Blazers-Nuggets Game 1 thoughts
20:30 – Searching for Seattle’s best sandwich way up north at Tubs
28:30 – M’s hot takes: Are you not entertained?
31:30 – Injury-riddled Sounders salvage 10-man draw
38:00 – UW roundup: Concerned about spring QB play? Also redshirt freshmen QBs to transfer
51:30 – Huskies in NFL Draft
1:00 – Seahawks’ draft strategy of trading down
1:12 – Going through Seahawks’ draft class plus potential Baldwin impact
1:36 – Could Ziggy Ansah solve Seahawks’ edge needs?

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Links
– Seahawks draft preview with Zach Whitman
– Frank Clark trade reaction emergency pod
– Peltoncast on Instagram
– Billy Madison quote
– Peltoncast Search for Seattle’s Best Sandwich
– Tubs Gourmet Subs website
– FanGraphs Playoff Odds
– FiveThirtyEight Soccer Power Index
– ESPN Stats & Info on value added by Seahawks’ draft
– 3SigmaAthlete.com
– Ian Rapoport on Ezekiel Ansah’s shoulder

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Peltoncast No. 155

We relive Damian Lillard’s series-winning (bad?) shot to send the Blazers past the Thunder, discuss Nashville hot chicken at Sisters and Brothers and debate expectations for the Seahawks’ pair of first-round picks (for now).

Contents

Intro – Toasting to the Blazers’ win over the Thunder and going through the final shot
30:30 – Marshawn Lynch re-retiring?
34:00 – Searching for Seattle’s best sandwich at Sisters and Brothers
46:00 – “Slip” in arena construction plus what does it mean for concerts to be “anchor tenant”?
55:30 – M’s hot takes: A new strategy inspired by Dee Gordon
1:00 – Sounders suffer first loss and draw at home midweek
1:05 – UW roundup: Nowell “all in” on draft
1:10 – More discussion of Seahawks’ draft strategy starting with two first-rounders

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Links
– Seahawks draft preview with Zach Whitman
– Frank Clark trade reaction emergency pod
– Peltoncast on Instagram
– Peltoncast Search for Seattle’s Best Sandwich
– Sisters and Brothers website
– King 5: How the New Arena at Seattle Center will sound very, very different
– Healy becomes Dee’s avatar on brilliant play
– FanGraphs Playoff Odds
– FiveThirtyEight Soccer Power Index
– American Soccer Analysis xG
– Jaylen Nowell is “all in” as he prepares for NBA Draft
– Danny Kelly’s NFL Draft preview for The Ringer

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Frank Clark Trade Reaction

An emergency Peltoncast sees us react to the Frank Clark trade, discuss the Seahawks’ draft strategy with two first-round picks and the impact on the 2019 roster.

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2019 Seahawks Draft Preview w/Zach Whitman

We welcome back third Pelton brother Zach Whitman to help preview the NFL Draft, breaking down possible Seahawks draft picks and the Washington Huskies in the draft as well as discussing the possibility of a Frank Clark trade.

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Links
– Peltoncast on Instagram
– Zach Whitman on Twitter
– 3SigmaAthlete.com
– Football Outsiders SackSEER projections

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Peltoncast No. 154

A Portland-themed edition discusses our trips for the Blazers-Thunder playoff series, plus we toast to Russell Wilson becoming the highest-paid player in NFL history (for now) and lament a devastating injury for WNBA MVP Breanna Stewart.

Contents

Intro – Trying Portland-area beers and discussing Portland landmarks
4:30 – Blazers-Thunder takeaways thus far
23:00 – Discussing Portland’s best sandwiches and ramen
38:30 – M’s hot takes: A predictable collapse
44:00 – Sounders beat Toronto FC in thriller, prep for LAFC showdown
49:30 – How will the Storm replace Stewart?
59:00 – Husky roundup: Scouting Isaiah Stewart and others at Nike Hoop Summit
1:09 – Relief over Wilson’s contract extension plus the 2019 schedule is out

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Links
– Peltoncast on Instagram
– Big Time Bites with Rich Cho
– Peltoncast Search for Seattle’s Best Sandwich
– Lardo Sandwiches
– Bunk Sandwiches
– Grassa PDX
– Afuri Ramen + Izakaya
– FanGraphs Playoff Odds
– FiveThirtyEight Soccer Power Index
– American Soccer Analysis xG
– ESPN Recruiting Nation Top 100

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Peltoncast No. 153

After toasting to Jack Sikma as a Hall of Famer and Matisse Thybulle’s Defensive Player of the Year awards, we debate whether sandwiches are very good or great and award the M’s the Seattle championship belt.

Contents

Intro – A series of toasts plus Shawn Kemp should be next for the Hall of Fame
19:00 – Sandwich search: Bok a Bok and Tat’s Delicatessen
43:30 – Sounders win again (note that Wednesday’s match at Colorado was postponed after we recorded)
49:00 – M’s hot takes: Who else has held the Seattle sports championship belt since the M’s?
57:00 – Husky roundup: Is UW Tight End U?
1:04 – A lot to like about Cassius Marsh signing

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Links
– Peltoncast on Instagram
– Peltoncast Men’s Tournament Challenge Group
– Peltoncast Women’s Tournament Challenge Group
– Peltoncast Search for Seattle’s Best Sandwich
– Bok a Bok Fried Chicken and Biscuits
– Tat’s Delicatessen
– Cable Thanos M’s hype video
– FanGraphs Playoff Odds
– FiveThirtyEight Soccer Power Index
– American Soccer Analysis xG
– Sounder at Heart: Sounders to sign Levya
– ESPN WNBA Mock Draft

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Peltoncast No. 152

A wide-ranging episode takes our search for Seattle’s best sandwich to Ma’ono, boasts about the best team in baseball, debates concern level about Russell Wilson’s next contract and likely says farewell to Jaylen Nowell.

Contents

Intro – A toast to “You’re the Worst” and other TV talk
11:30 – NCAA tournament pool update
13:30 – Sandwich search: Ma’ono Fried Chicken sandwich
30:30 – M’s hot takes: 2001, a Mariners odyssey
37:00 – Sounders stay unbeaten with scoreless draw
38:00 – Will a Wilson extension get done by April 15?
50:00 – Husky football starts spring practice
53:00 – Nowell can hire an agent and return to UW but doesn’t sound like he will

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Links
– Peltoncast on Instagram
– Stone Enjoy By Series
– Robert Mays on “You’re the Worst”
– Peltoncast Men’s Tournament Challenge Group
– Peltoncast Women’s Tournament Challenge Group
– Peltoncast Search for Seattle’s Best Sandwich
– Ma’ono
– Talkin’ Taco Time: Chef Cam Hanin
– FanGraphs Playoff Odds
– FiveThirtyEight Soccer Power Index
– CG Technology lines for 2019 NFL season
– Duane Brown: Russell Wilson should throw more in 2019
– Jaylen Nowell’s farewell message
– New NCAA entry rules (ESPN+)
– ESPN NBA Draft Top 100
– Sam Vecenie’s top 100 (The Athletic subscribers)

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