In this week’s episode, Jason and I talk about struggling first place teams, what the Reds should do with Aroldis Chapman, and the pickle the Mariners have put themselves in by acquiring reliever Josh Lueke. Derrick Goold of the St. Louis Post Dispatch then joins us for a fascinating, in-depth discussion of the Tony LaRussa/Colby Rasmus situation and the general state of the struggling Cardinals. For Pop Culture Moment, we are joined by Henry Owings of Chunklet to discuss their new book and how you can help, plus all the usual wackiness you’ve come to expect. We hope you enjoy.
With just a few weeks to go, the Padres are shuffling their rotation–could it impact your last few weeks?
Stephen Drew flashed his power potential and hit eight home runs in August. Will he ever find the consistency to ever again hit 20 home runs in a season?
Three powers who have turned into also-rans in 2010 begin to look to the future.
A second look at positional adjustments.
The Rangers, despite all their injury woes, have plenty of time to regroup and be dangerous in October.
Some reasons why Jim Thome is not a household name despite approaching 600 career home runs.
The Braves’ three-month run of leading the National League East ends, along with other news and notes from around the major leagues.
Elbow surgery, rudimentary as it was, goes all the way back to Dazzy Vance’s days.
Someone has replaced Prince Albert as the most likely to make history.
Jim Thome has never been considered among the game’s elite players but his home run and walk totals make him worthy of the Hall of Fame.
What do you do when the peerless have peers?
Rays lefty Matt Moore continues to roll in the post-season as Kevin Goldstein takes a tour of the day in the minors.