Ben and Sam discuss how the Marlins' lack of lineup protection has affected Giancarlo Stanton so far.
Ben and Sam discuss the brawl between the Dodgers and Padres, then talk about Ben's latest catcher framing research.
Ben and Sam discuss the situation surrounding Barry Zito's contract for 2014, and the Royals' hot, small-sample start.
Ben and Sam answer listener emails about batter-pitcher matchups, curious outfield alignments, where to put a player who can't play defense, and what baseball would be like without innings.
Ben and Sam talk about the performance impact of velocity loss, then discuss the Astros' astronomical early-season strikeout rate.
Ben and Sam talk about why the Marlins have put service-time considerations aside in Jose Fernandez's case, then discuss Jose Bautista's comments about umpires.
Ben and Sam discuss the latest injury to Brian Roberts, Evan Longoria running by Ben Zobrist, and the speculation about a Profar-for-Taveras trade.
Ben and Sam share their thoughts on Roy Halladay, Tim Lincecum, Yu Darvish, Fernando Rodney, the Royals, Tom Milone, Shaun Marcum, and more.
Ben and Sam answer listener emails about whether we should let where and for how much a player signs influence how we expect him to play, then revisit their team predictions from the end of last season and discuss what started the sabermetric revolution.
Ben and Sam discuss the events of Opening Day that reinforced preseason expectations.
Ben and Sam discuss the recent news about extensions for Justin Verlander, Buster Posey, and Elvis Andrus.
Ben and Sam talk to Jason Parks about the forthcoming Fringe Average Podcast and BP prospect book, the ranking process, and how player development differs between teams.