Found July 02, 2012 on The Nats Blog:
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We've hit the quarter-century mark of the podcast, and it was conveniently the All-Star edition of the podcast. None-the-less, we start the podcast talking about former (and future) All-Star Ryan Zimmerman and his recent hot streak. We also talk about the current All-Stars, and we compare the 2012 Washington Nationals to the 2010 World Series Champion San Francisco Giants as we await the upcoming series with the Gigantes.
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