Ben and Sam banter about troublesome software (for some reason), then answer emails about constructing sensible trades, solving moral hazard, subbing for Andrelton Simmons, and what makes free agents happy.
Ben and Sam banter about Lloyd McClendon's new managerial job, then talk about Aroldis Chapman being on the block.
Ben and Sam discuss MLB's track record with rule changes, Scott Boras' involvement in Jose Fernandez' pitching plans, and Robinson Cano's contract.
Ben and Sam discuss the latest gossip about the Mariners and Marlins, then do another career comparison of Mike Trout and Bryce Harper.
Ben and Sam banter about award apathy, Hall of Fame voting, and Francisco Rodriguez, then answer a couple listener emails.
Ben and Sam discuss the Rich Hill signing and more Mike Trout punctuation, then answer listener emails about Jerry Dipoto and David Ortiz and do a double Play Index.
Ben and Sam discuss why three free agents accepted qualifying offers, then break down both sides of the Andrelton Simmons trade.
Ben and Sam discuss the Craig Kimbrel trade and the way to talk about closers in 2015.
Ben and Sam draft the free agents they think will make more or less money than predicted.
Ben and Sam talk to BP author Jeff Quinton about how baseball teams could benefit from design thinking.
Ben and Sam banter about daily-fantasy ads, then answer listener emails about Barry Bonds and splash hits, end-of-season awards, when to spend on free agents, baseball and the metric system, and more.
Ben and Sam banter about Mike Trout and Brian Cashman, then predict and discuss the results of Jerry Crasnick's annual executive poll.