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Time traveling: Joe Wieland’s no-hitter

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While we were caught up in taking you behind the scenes of the awesome headshots at Dr Pepper Ballpark yesterday, we didn’t get a chance to celebrate the fifth anniversary of Joe Wieland’s no-hitter. The no-no was the fourth in team history and the first nine-inning, complete game, no-hitter. Aaron Goldsmith and Brian Boesch did a great job chronicling the historic event at the time on the Riders Insider Blog. Let’s travel through time, thanks to Aaron and Brian.

What makes the story all the more interesting is that Wieland was traded to the Padres two days later and then got assigned to San Antonio.

Wieland has since been traded to the Dodgers and Mariners organizations. He now pitches for Triple-A Tacoma, where he has gone 9-5 with a 5.71 ERA this season.

I always enjoy going back in the archives (as you can probably tell from this post a few weeks ago), so it was fun to see Wieland’s no-hitter through the eyes of Aaron and Brian.

That concludes this time traveling session. Thanks for joining us for the ride.

– Ryan

Baseball term of the day: Time play – A play in which the scoring of a run depends on whether the runner touched home before the third out is made.

(term from The Dickson Baseball Dictionary

RoughRiders Roundtable Podcast, Episode #3

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The latest episode of the RoughRiders Roundtable Podcast is now yours to listen to and download on iTunes.  As always, a big thanks to our producer Ted Price, Jason Cole of LoneStarDugout.com, and Brian.

The three of us discuss the trade deadline, Joe Wieland, Mike Bianucci, Tomym Mendonca, Johan Yan, Renny Osuna, Jake Brigham, Justin Miller, Tanner Scheppers … and even more.

We’ve been thrilled with the early response of the podcast.  Episode 2 had over 1,300 downloads!  Thanks to all who download and listen, and remember, feel free to leave a comment with a question or future topic you’d like us to discuss.

I hope you and your iPod enjoy.  -AG