Ben and Sam discuss whether the league will ever take steps to prevent extremely long games, then talk about what baseball would be like without playoffs.
Ben and Sam answer listener emails about whether good minor-league teams could beat bad major-league teams, the Braves and Ks, whether the Jays should regret letting John Farrell go, and more.
Ben and Sam discuss the news about Stephen Strasburg's forearm and talk about why Manny Machado's performance this season hasn't gotten more attention.
Ben and Sam discuss how deep a hole the Blue Jays have dug, then talk about whether it's fair for people to gloat about the Diamondbacks' decision to trade Justin Upton based on what's happened so far this season.
Ben and Will discuss the confusing career of Ike Davis, then talk about whether there are any prospects teams wouldn't trade straight up for Giancarlo Stanton.
Ben and Paul talk to Corey Dawkins about Chad Billingsley's elbow, then discuss the Mariners' decision to start Robert Andino over Brendan Ryan and the state of Seattle's organization.
Ben and Sam answer listener emails about whether PECOTA underestimates the Yankees, how to improve ERA, Coco Crisp the MVP candidate, and in-season stats vs. projections.
Ben and Sam discuss the velocity losses of some of baseball's best starters, then talk about whether players should have prophylactic appendectomies.
Ben and Sam discuss the short-lived success of starters without great stuff who rely on deception, then talk about Matt Harvey and the Blue Jays' use (or abuse) of the waiver system.
Ben and Sam discuss the implications of teams' ability to trade international bonus pool space, and whether it makes sense to enforce the rule about time between pitches.
Ben and Sam discuss Brett Gardner's new approach at the plate, and how hitters adjust to pitchers.
Ben and Sam answer listener emails about the future of the DH role, whether teams rest starters in games they expect to lose, whether it makes sense to bat Giancarlo Stanton leadoff, and more.