**Editors note** The podcast formerly known as Fireside Chats has been rebranded as the Down by the River podcast in partnership with Dirty Water Sports. We will still publish episodes to Fire Brand — as we would hate for you all to miss us!

Hosts: Paul Testa, Tim Daloisio
Guests: none

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Opening Day and the 2016 Boston Red Sox long journey towards October are only two days away. In this weeks’ Down by the River podcast, your hosts Tim (possibly impaired by a fractured collar bone and a few too many painkillers) and Paul (definitely impaired by a long nap) lay the groundwork for the 2016 season.

They look at the decisions to start Travis Shaw at third base and Brock Holt in left field, decipher the middle of the Red Sox pitching rotation, and play a little bit of over/under with the Red Sox lineup.

All that and more on this week’s edition of Down by the River.

Thanks for listening!