Ben and Sam talked to David Epstein, author of The Sports Gene, about whether women will make the majors, whether Babe Ruth could compete today, whether genetics explain injury rates, and more.
Ben and Sam answer listener emails about expanded rosters, waiver claims, hidden perfect games, and more.
Ben and Sam discuss which lineups have deviated from preseason projections by the most, and what it means.
Ben and Sam talk to Jason Wojciechowski about how Oakland's lead evaporated and how the AL West will be won.
Ben and Sam banter about the latest in Andrelton Simmons defense, then discuss why hitters don't often go the other way against the defensive shift.
Ben and Sam answer listener emails about bat speed, umpire bias, and error bars and then Play Index about Javier Baez and Bo Jackson.
Ben and Sam banter about balls and strikes and then discuss 2014's top transactions relative to the amount of attention they received at the time.
Ben and Sam take the Ice Bucket Challenge and then discuss the signing of new Red Sox center fielder Rusney Castillo.
Ben and Sam discuss the Angels' loss of Garrett Richards and the other costliest injuries of 2014.
Ben and Sam talk to Robert Arthur about the analytical significance of the crack of the bat and his other original sabermetric research.
Ben and Sam answer listener emails about outfielders, strikeouts, command vs. control, and more.
Ben and Sam discuss Alex Gordon, Mike Trout, and the relationship between defensive stats and the MVP award.