The Cubs had their first winning April since 2008. How this year is different than that one.
Talking to a superstar in a slump–and to his opponents.
The offense continues to shine, the pitching, even with Lester struggling, looks strong as well, and should the DH come to the NL?
South Side’s hottest new thing hops on a track that has done very well for the White Sox.
A look at some youngsters’ debuts, the Cubs suddenly struggling bullpen, and more.
Chris Coghlan has battled numerous injuries over the years, but his biggest hurdles he’s had to overcome to once again find success have been in his head.
Sahadev and Brett take a look at the first week of Cubs baseball.
How Theo Epstein’s job security has given him enough time to build a contender.
All 30 Effectively Wild team-preview podcasts in one place.
Ben and Sam preview the Dodgers’ season with Molly Knight, and Sahadev talks to True Blue LA’s Eric Stephen (at 32:54).
Ben and Sam preview the Nationals’ season with Chris Cwik, and Sahadev talks to Washington Post Nationals beat writer James Wagner (at 26:56).
Ben and Sam preview the Angels’ season with Dan Volmar, and Sahadev talks to OC Register Angels beat writer Pedro Moura (at 20:16).
Ben and Sam preview the Cardinals’ season with Howard Megdal, and Sahadev talks to St. Louis Post-Dispatch Cardinals beat writer Derrick Goold (at 26:32).
There’s more to Pedroia’s sinking power than thumb injuries.
Ben and Sam preview the Mariners’ season with Patrick Dubuque, and Sahadev talks to Tacoma Rainiers broadcaster Mike Curto (at 26:49).
Ben and Sam preview Boston’s season with Providence Journal Red Sox beat writer Tim Britton, and Sahadev talks to Boston Globe writer Alex Speier (at 27:48).