Dodgers Nation: Blue Heaven Podcast

Dodgers Nation: Blue Heaven Podcast

Join your Blue Heaven Podcast hosts Clint Pasillas and Doug McKain as we talk about this week in Los Angeles Dodgers Baseball. We pull from our platform of nearly one million followers across social media to gain insight on what the fans are thinking and do our best to represent all perspectives in the Dodgers Community. Look out for special interviews with other bloggers, celebrities, players, and more, along with giveaways for the best fans on earth!

Episodes

January 27, 2023 13 min
The Dodgers made some more quiet moves in the offseason as they signed three pitchers with some BIG LEAGUE experience in Jordan Yamamoto, Wander Suero, and Jordan Gowdy. All three have had some experiences in the majors so D-Mac breaks down why there were signed by LA, what impact they could make, and more! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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D-Mac is joined by Dodgers pitcher Ryan Pepiot for a SPECIAL interview! They do a little rapid fire round of questions to get to know Pepiot a little better then dive into his first taste in the majors this past season. They discuss his wicked changeup pitch and why it is so effective for him on the mound. They talk about his offseason and how he has progressed his offseason and what his role could potentially be with LA this seaso...
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In this edition of the Dodgers Nation Dougout, D-Mac breaks down the signing of Tyler Cyr! A right-handed relief pitcher with some MLB experience that might see some actions if certain things happen through the season. D-Mac discussed the impact Cyr could have and if we will see Cyr at Dodger Stadium this year. He then goes into whether LA should consider signing Blake Treinen to reset luxury tax in order to get some pieces that wi...
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In this edition of the Dodgers Nation Dougout, D-Mac discusses how the Dodgers could land MLB superstar Shohei Ohtani. Reports from ESPN MLB insider Jeff Passan talked about how many around the MLB believed that Ohtani would be the first $500 million dollar man. He breaks down what it'll take the Dodgers to get him and what the competition will be like to get him at Dodger Stadium. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaph...
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We begin the show talking about some non roster impact players especially in the center field position. We dive deep into the battles that we will see among Jason Hayward, Bradley Zimmer, and Steven Dugger. We talk a bit about whether Trayce Thompson will have a role in the outfield for the Dodgers this upcoming season. We then discuss the young players within the farm system that can make an impact on the roster this year like Mig...
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D-Mac is joined by Dodgers writer Tim Rogers to talk about James Outman! With the departure of Cody Bellinger, D-Mac and Tim break down James Outman potentially being brought up to play centerfield. The Dodgers seem to be moving toward getting younger in certain positions, giving opportunities to younger prospects like James Outman, who showed some spark this past season. They talk about how Outman could fill the needs in the outfi...
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In this edition of the Dodgers Nation Dougout, D-Mac gives a recap of Dodgers arbitration deals as Julio Urias, Walker Buehler, Dustin May, Will Smith, and others find a way to get contract talks negotiated with LA while Tony Gonsolin seems to be headed towards arbitration with LA soon. D-Mac breaks down the talks between Gonsolin and the Dodgers as they look to settle at a certain price. He also discusses expectations for Julio Ur...
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Doug McKain is joined by Dodgers infielder Max Muncy! D-Mac asks Muncy about his offseason as he looks to bounce back from a rocky 2022 season, Muncy's thoughts on the new look Dodgers with the departures of Justin Turner and Cody Bellinger, Max's reaction the Rojas trade, the Padres-Dodgers matchup, and much more! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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LA finished negotiations with certain players this past weekend to avoid arbitration except Tony Gonsolin so the two sides will enter arbitration in order to figure out contractual means. We talk about the impact of the Cat Man and what arbitration between the two sides will look like. We try to break down what the two sides will settle at and what Gonsolin's impact will be this season. Other than Gonsolin, we gave a quick reca...
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Trevor Bauer was designated for assignment late last week so we discuss the last remaining details and steps LA needs to take in order to release the pitcher. We break down what potential teams are out there for Bauer to sign with once he is released. We discuss the results of Bauer being released by LA and what it means moving forward. The Dodgers seem to be moving towards a youth movement so we break down the prospects we are mos...
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Chris Taylor joins Dodgers Nation! D-Mac and CT3 talk about his role as shortstop for LA, J.D. Martinez signing with LA, the young talent the Dodgers have in James Outman, Miguel Vargas and more! He talks about his wedding, Justin Turner signing elsewhere, D-Mac does a rapid round of questions to get to know Chris Taylor more, and CT3 talks about his foundation and an inspiring upcoming event they are putting on! Join Chris Taylor ...
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The Dodgers DFA'd Trevor Bauer earlier today (1/6) after the looming decision hung over the team's clubhouse and fans. Clint and D-Mac discuss what this means for the Dodgers moving forward, dove into fans' reactions, how this will affect the Dodgers immediately, and more! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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In this edition of the Dodgers Nation Dougout, D-Mac breaks down reports that there may be some players within the Dodgers clubhouse that want Trevor Bauer back. Will LA bring him back to pitch for 2023 or will they release him when the time comes. D-Mac discusses what factors are going into this decisions, who is making the decisions, and more! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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Doug McKain is joined by Dodgers team historian Mark Langill! In a segment dubbed the "Question Mark?", D-Mac asks Langill some tough questions about his Dodgers Mount Rushmore, some of the biggest "What Ifs" in Dodgers history, top moments in his career, some underrated Dodgers, and more! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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Happy New Year Dodgers Nation! We start off the year discussing the Trevor Bauer situation as LA has a looming decision on the rise as the plans of what the Dodgers will do with Trevor Bauer will come soon. Will they keep him or release him? We break down the details of what keeping him will be like in terms of contract as well as what it will look like contractually if LA does plan on releasing Bauer soon. We dive deep into what f...
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Doug McKain is joined by LA Times writer Bill Shaikin to talk about Trevor Bauer and the Dodgers. They discuss the looming questions surrounding Bauer and the Dodgers as there has been reports of releasing the pitcher or keeping him. Will LA consider trading Bauer and if there are teams interested in the pitcher while the Dodgers make their decisions. They also discuss the impact Bauer has had on the Dodgers spending money in the o...
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In this edition of the Dodgers Nation Dougout, D-Mac discusses the possibilities that the Dodgers sign Carlos Correa after his deal with the Mets stalled over concerns on his physical. There are reports going around that they are three teams interested in Correa if he is made available again. D-Mac breaks down whether LA is one of those teams and the likelihood of Correa becoming a Dodgers if the deal with the Mets falls apart. Lea...
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In this edition of the Dodgers Nation Dougout, D-Mac discusses LA signing outfielder Bradley Zimmer as they look to bolster holes on the outfield. Was Zimmer a reassurance signing as young outfielder James Outman will look to get some starts at CF. The Dodgers still have Trayce Thompson so will LA go out and make a trade for another outfielder? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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In this edition of the Dodgers Nation Dougout, D-Mac discusses what the future plans are potentially are for Trevor Bauer and the Dodgers. Bauer's suspension was reduced and reinstated, making him eligible to play. The question to ask is, whether LA let Bauer play or what will they do? D-Mac breaks down whether LA will keep or release Bauer, whether they can trade him and more! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone....
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In this edition of the Dodgers Nation Dougout, D-Mac and the entire DN crew give their Holiday Dodgers Wishlist! We give players we want the Dodgers to go out and make a move for! We got wishes for Shohei Ohtani, Bryan Reynolds, Jean Segura, Shane Bieber and much more! Happy Holidays from Dodgers Nation! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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