Ben and Sam banter about player privacy concerns, then dig (very) deep into the mailbag for questions that time forgot.
Ben and Sam talk to Ryan Thibodaux about what he's learned from his effort to track Hall of Fame ballots.
Ben and Sam banter about a fictitious player from TV, then answer listener emails about Mike Trout, opt-ops, paying players not to play, persuading a parent to value Barry Bonds, and more.
Ben and Sam discuss whether the awe-inspiring 2018 free agent class is something MLB teams should be planning for already.
Ben and Sam discuss whether signing Jason Heyward makes the Cubs the best team in baseball.
Ben and Sam banter about Serial and basketball, then discuss the Astros-Phillies trade and Jason Heyward.
Ben and Sam discuss the Shelby Miller trade between the Diamondbacks and Braves, and the Cubs' Starlin Castro trade and Ben Zobrist signing.
Ben and Sam banter about Hall of Fame voting and David Price, then talk about the recent trend toward teams acquiring multiple elite late-inning relievers.
Ben and Sam banter about David Price and Ryan Madson and discuss the Zack Greinke and Jeff Samardzija signings.
Ben and Sam talk to BP author Chris Mosch about the newest innovation in defensive positioning: the outfield shift.
Ben and Sam banter about rumors, answer emails about reclamation projects, a free-agent A-Rod, secret contracts, no-trade clauses, and more, and speak to someone who's not expecting their call.
Ben and Sam banter about the Tony Cruz trade and then discuss a slightly (but only slightly!) more momentous move, the Red Sox signing David Price.