June 10, 2015
In this week's episode, DVR and Bernie discuss Chris Heston's no-hitter, the struggles of Julio Teheran, the D-backs' decision to take Dansby Swanson first overall, and much more!
June 3, 2015
DVR & Bernie discuss the Mark Trumbo deal, Jason Heyward's quiet bat, Matt Kemp's lost power, and much more!
May 20, 2015
DVR & Bernie discuss potential rebound candidates currently disappointing owners more than six weeks into the season, along with the Marlins' decision to dismiss manager Mike Redmond.
May 15, 2015
DVR & Bernie discuss the arrival of Noah Syndergaard, the big league debut of Raisel Iglesias, closer changes in Miami and Arizona, and much more!
May 6, 2015
In this week's episode, Derek & Bernie discuss surprises and disappointments from each of the 30 teams through the first 25 games.
May 1, 2015
DVR & Bernie discuss the rash of injuries around the league, including the Cards' plans without Adam Wainwright, the pursuit of Cole Hamels, and more.
April 22, 2015
In this week's episode, Derek & Bernie discuss the promotion of Kris Bryant, Addison Russell, Carlos Rodon, and much more!
April 15, 2015
In this week's episode, Derek & Bernie discuss the return of Matt Harvey, the closer carousel, and much more!
April 8, 2015
In this week's episode, Derek & Bernie discuss the Padres' trade for Craig Kimbrel, Archie Bradley’s opportunity in the Arizona rotation, their Opening Week observations, and much more!
April 1, 2015
In this week's episode, Derek & Bernie discuss the demotion of Javier Baez, the Jays' final roster decisions, and take a look at overvalued and undervalued players on all 30 teams.
March 25, 2015
In this week's episode, Derek & Bernie share their corner infield rankings, discuss the injury to Hyun-Jin Ryu, and other spring training news and notes.
March 18, 2015
In this week's episode, Derek & Bernie share their middle-infield rankings, and discuss the Mets' rotation without Zack Wheeler, the depleted starting pitching depth of the Rays, and a few ongoing job battles around the league.
March 13, 2015
In this week's episode, Derek & Bernie discuss the rash of injuries around the league including the ailments of Yu Darvish, Cliff Lee, and Marcus Stroman, while also looking at their strategies and results following their recent NL-only and staff keep
March 4, 2015
In this week's episode, DVR & Bernie share their catcher rankings, and discuss several draft day toss-ups for the upcoming season.
February 27, 2015
DVR & Bernie return to talk about the big news early on in spring training -- including the clean bills of health for Joey Votto, Prince Fielder, and Manny Machado.
February 11, 2015
DVR & Bernie discuss James Shields' decision to sign with the Padres, share their Top 20 outfield rankings, and take a look at sleepers and busts at the same position.
February 4, 2015
In this week's episode, Bernie & DVR share their top-20 relief pitcher rankings, take a spin around the league to discuss recent news, and consider the big tasks at hand for new commissioner Rob Manfred.
January 28, 2015
In this week's episode, Bernie & DVR remember Mr. Cub, and share their starting pitcher rankings!
January 21, 2015
In this week's episode, DVR & Bernie discuss the Nationals' signing of Max Scherzer, the Astros' recent flurry of transactions, the potential impact of Dexter Fowler in Chicago, and much more!
January 9, 2015
In the second episode of 2015, Bernie & DVR grade the offseason progress of National League clubs. Not surprisingly, the overhaul in San Diego has earned high marks.
January 2, 2015
In the first episode of 2015, Bernie & DVR grade the offseason progress of American League clubs. Is the supporting cast in Kansas City strong enough for another run into October for Eric Hosmer and company?
December 26, 2014
In this week's episode of Short Hops, DVR and Bernie discuss the Padres' busy offseason, Bernie's Top 10 prospects to begin 2015, and much more after last week's episode was destroyed by an unwanted Skype update.
December 11, 2014
DVR & Bernie recap a very active 2014 Winter Meetings in San Diego -- including several trades and big free agent signings.
December 2, 2014
DVR & Bernie discuss the Red Sox's big free-agent acquisitions, a blockbuster between the Blue Jays and A's, and the D-backs' addition of Yasmany Tomas.
November 21, 2014
DVR & Bernie discuss Giancarlo Stanton's new contract with the Marlins, V-Mart's return to Detroit, a blockbuster trade between the Cards and Braves, and much more!
November 12, 2014
Bernie & DVR analyze the hitters from the Arizona Fall League, discuss the Rookie of the Year and Manager of the Year awards, and break down the start of free agency by looking at the top free agents and their likely destinations.
November 3, 2014
Bernie & DVR recap the 2014 Arizona Fall League Fall Stars Game, the start of free agency with the extension of qualifying offers, and new managers for the Cubs and Twins.
October 29, 2014
How much will the Giants use Madison Bumgarner on Wednesday? With Game 7 on the slate, Derek & Bernie discuss their expectations for the final installment of the Giants-Royals World Series.
October 23, 2014
DVR & Bernie discuss the first two games of the World Series, more Arizona Fall League prospects, and offseason surgery for Brandon Moss.
October 15, 2014
DVR & Bernie recap the ALCS, discuss the Dodgers' changes in the front office, a new manager in Arizona, and the first two weeks of Arizona Fall League Action.
October 1, 2014
DVR & Bernie recap the AL Wild Card game, break down the Divisional Series matchups, consider the next step for the A's, and much more!
September 26, 2014
DVR & Bernie look back at the surprises and disappointments of 2014, consider various changes for their leagues in 2015, and begin to look at players to target and avoid for next season.
September 10, 2014
Can the Brewers stop their free fall and earn a postseason berth? DVR & Bernie discuss Milwaukee, the changes in Arizona and Texas, and look ahead at their preliminary second-base rankings for 2015.
September 3, 2014
DVR & Bernie discuss the prospects on the receiving end of a September callup, toss-ups for 2015, the shifting playoff picture, and more!
August 27, 2014
DVR & Bernie get ready for the waiver trade deadline, discuss the prospects that they are most excited to see in the Arizona Fall League, and more!
August 20, 2014
DVR and Bernie discuss the season-ending surgeries for Carlos Gonzalez and Troy Tulowitzki, look ahead to begin forming their 2015 third-base rankings, consider the value of Corey Kluber with respect to elite starting pitchers, and more!
August 13, 2014
DVR and Bernie begin Year 2 of Short Hops by looking at the injuries mounting for the Tigers, discussing the arrival of Michael Taylor and Rymer Liriano, and much more!
August 6, 2014
DVR and Bernie discuss the fallout from the trade deadline, the struggles of Mike Minor, the callup of Javier Baez, the breakout of Corey Kluber, and much more!
July 30, 2014
Can the Cards fix Justin Masterson? DVR and Bernie get ready for the non-waiver trade deadline, discuss the deals that have already gone down, and much more!
July 23, 2014
DVR and Bernie hit the 50th episode mark and discuss Chase Headley in pinstripes, the Angels' acquisition of Huston Street, the ongoing struggles of Dustin Pedroia, and much more!
July 17, 2014
DVR and Bernie discuss the Futures Game, Home Run Derby, and All-Star Game, while sharing their expectations for the second half of the season.
July 9, 2014
DVR and Bernie discuss the additions to the Oakland rotation, the Marlins' quick hook for Andrew Heaney, and their All-Star Team selections on the eve of All-Star week in Minneapolis.
June 27, 2014
DVR & Bernie discuss Tim Lincecum's second career no-hitter, the prospect targets of the trade deadline sellers, players to acquire for the second half of the season, and more!
June 19, 2014
DVR & Bernie discuss the legacy of Tony Gwynn, the continued struggles of Justin Verlander, Bernie's trip to the Southern League All-Star Game, and more!
June 11, 2014
DVR & Bernie discuss Gregory Polanco's promotion, the Twins' surprising addition of Kendrys Morales, Lonnie Chisenhall's breakout, and more!
June 4, 2014
DVR & Bernie discuss another injury for Carlos Gonzalez, Jonathan Singleton's contract with the Astros, Scott Kazmir's new approach, and more!
May 28, 2014
DVR & Bernie discuss the ongoing neck issues of Yu Darvish, the increasing use of elite hitters in the No. 2 role, the Braves' decision to call up Tommy La Stella, and much more!
May 21, 2014
Who is the best team in baseball as we near the end of May? DVR & Bernie weigh in. Also, Stephen Drew returns to a familiar place, Justin Verlander is struggling, and Trevor Bauer is back in the big leagues.
May 14, 2014
DVR & Bernie discuss Jose Fernandez, the increase in Tommy John surgeries, the struggles of Shelby Miller, whether the Rays should move David Price, and much more!
May 7, 2014
Gregory Polanco turned down a long-term contract offer from the Pirates before taking his first at-bat in the big leagues. How soon could we see him in Pittsburgh?
April 30, 2014
Charlie Blackmon's fast start has led many owners to consider an attempt to sell him for a more proven commodity. DVR & Bernie discuss April's standouts and much more in the latest episode of Short Hops.
April 23, 2014
DVR & Bernie discuss the melee between the Brewers and Pirates, Michael Pineda's audacious use of pine tar, and their early-season movers through the second half of April.
April 16, 2014
DVR & Bernie discuss Jackie Robinson Day, the latest wrinkle in the Ryan Braun Problem, the importance of early-season velocity, and more!
April 9, 2014
DVR & Bernie discuss owners’ tendencies to panic, the latest pitching causalities, their failed attempt to work out a Ryan Braun-Yasiel Puig trade in the Steak League, and more!
April 2, 2014
DVR & Bernie discuss their post-draft regrets, recap the injuries of the past week, and discuss their spring and early-season surprises.
March 26, 2014
Yu Darvish's neck injury is just the latest in a growing list of ailments that have depleted the Rangers' roster this spring.
March 19, 2014
DVR & Bernie get ready for the opening series in Australia, discuss the injury woes of the A's and Tigers, and break down the prospects they landed in the staff keeper auction.
March 12, 2014
DVR & Bernie recap the final week of Bernie's trip to Florida, share more sleepers, and talk about Yu Darvish's new approach.
March 5, 2014
Zack Wheeler is hardly a secret, but why is he failing to crack the top-200 in NFBC ADP? DVR & Bernie discuss in the latest episode of Short Hops.
February 26, 2014
Christian Yelich has hit at every level as a pro, but he seems to be flying under the radar in many drafts this spring. DVR and Bernie begin to share their sleepers and undervalued targets in the latest episode of Short Hops.
February 19, 2014
After turning things around in Cleveland last season, Ubaldo Jimenez has landed with the Orioles. DVR & Bernie weigh in on the move in the latest episode of Short Hops.
February 12, 2014
DVR & Bernie finish up their positional rankings and take a look at relievers, discuss the benefits and drawbacks of spring training in Arizona vs. Florida, and run through a number of toss-up scenarios.
February 5, 2014
DVR & Bernie share their catcher rankings, discuss the Dodgers' lineup construction, consider the most impactful young players in the game and more.
January 29, 2014
Jedd Gyorko was a very pleasant surprise in his rookie campaign, but where does he fall on DVR and Bernie's second base rankings?
January 22, 2014
Masahiro Tanaka lands with the Yankees and Clayton Kershaw gets a contract extension with the Dodgers. Plus, DVR & Bernie share their starting pitcher rankings, consider Carlos Santana at third base, and discuss the Brewers' plans at first base.
January 14, 2014
DVR & Bernie discuss the injuries to CarGo, Verlander and Derek Holland, share their top-20 (actually, 21) outfielders, and consider the distribution of auction dollars between hitters and pitchers.
January 8, 2014
DVR & Bernie share their Hall of Fame ballots, set the table with their corner-infield rankings, and discuss where owners should be comfortable selecting Ryan Braun on draft day.
January 3, 2014
In the first episode of 2014, DVR & Bernie discuss the make-up of Yasiel Puig, consider the idea of Chris Davis as an early first-round pick, dive into the top-10 shortstop rankings and much more!
December 27, 2013
DVR & Bernie discuss Shin-Soo Choo landing in Texas, the impending arrival of Masahiro Tanaka, the Reds' plans for Billy Hamilton and more!
December 18, 2013
DVR & Bernie break down the White Sox-Diamondbacks trade, recap the recent signings around the league, and consider potential landing places for some of the top remaining free agents.
December 11, 2013
It's Winter Meetings time in Orlando! Bernie and DVR catch up on the biggest signings and trades that have made this offseason one of the most fast-paced winters in recent memory.
November 27, 2013
The past week has brought a smorgasbord of moves including blockbuster trades and big free agent signings, but there are plenty of chips still to fall. Put on your Thanksgiving sweatpants!
November 20, 2013
DVR & Bernie discuss The Hot Stove, whether Paul Goldschmidt should have won the NL MVP award, Bernie reconsiders Yasiel Puig at No. 1 overall in 2014, and shares his best from the Arizona Fall League.
November 13, 2013
Now coming through the left and right speaker simultaneously, DVR and Bernie discuss the Rookie of the Year results, whether the Tigers should move a starting pitcher this winter, free agent catchers and more!
November 6, 2013
Now that David Ortiz and the Red Sox are World Series Champions again, DVR and Bernie are starting to look ahead to 2014 in the latest episode of Short Hops.
October 23, 2013
In the latest episode of Short Hops, DVR and Bernie preview the World Series, talk about a few players that have caught Bernie's eye in the Arizona Fall League, share their top-five closers for 2014, and more.
October 16, 2013
In addition to checking in on the four League Championship Series matchups, DVR & Bernie discuss the merits of Javier Baez against Carlos Correa in the latest episode of Short Hops.
October 9, 2013
DVR & Bernie discuss the decisive Game 5's on tap, and begin to place Jose Fernandez on the draft board for 2014 in the latest edition of Short Hops.
October 2, 2013
If Justin Upton gets hot, can the Braves find a way to knock out the Dodgers the NLDS?
September 25, 2013
In this week's episode, DVR and Bernie discuss Manny Machado's injury, the AL Wild Card race, Andy Pettitte's case for a place in the Hall of Fame, and more.
September 17, 2013
How much will a lost 2013 season lower Matt Kemp's stock? In the latest episode of Short Hops, DVR and Bernie discuss the Rangers' slide, Todd Helton's case for the Hall of Fame, and more players that have surprised and disappointed them this season.
September 11, 2013
Starlin Castro made Bernie and DVR's lists as one of the biggest disappointments in 2013.
September 4, 2013
What should the Tigers do with Miguel Cabrera battling injury and chasing a Triple Crown down the stretch? Which managers are on the hot seat? DVR & Bernie discuss those topics and more in the latest episode of Short Hops.
August 29, 2013
Despite the Mets' efforts with a closely monitored workload, Matt Harvey has suffered a partially torn UCL. DVR & Bernie discuss that and more in the latest episode of Short Hops.
August 22, 2013
Do the Dodgers have the best rotation in baseball? Bernie and DVR discuss that and a number of other topics in the latest episode of Short Hops.
August 15, 2013
How much will the addition of Alex Rios help the Rangers? DVR and Bernie discuss that, and much more in the latest episode of Short Hops.
August 8, 2013
In the second episode of Short Hops, DVR and Bernie talk about the impact of the Biogenesis suspensions on the contenders, weigh the Indians' chances of competing with the Tigers down the stretch, and sort out where Javier Baez will eventually fit into th
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