The tater trots for August 2: five multi-home run games and a couple of notable shots in the Cubs game. The home run call for Jose Reyes’ shot is something special.
Last week was our Trade Deadline special, so guess what we talk about this week? Yup, a whole bunch of trades that went down, as well as a discussion about covering the deals. Then we talk to former Dodgers general manager Dan Evans about his career and transitioning into the world of player representation, followed by the return of the producer and director of the fantastic film Cold Weather, to go with a listener contest where you can win a copy of the newly released DVD of the film. As always, we hope you enjoy.
Kevin’s daily tour of the day in the minors.
Jason examines one of 2011’s biggest surprises, Casey Kotchman, and what to expect from him going forward.
There’s lot of outfield turnover in VP this week given all of the weekend’s trade deadline moves.
Craig reviews the newest edition of the classic baseball sim, Out of the Park Baseball.
A number of pitchers traded at the deadline hope to follow in CC Sabathia’s 2008 footsteps by turning around their seasons with their new teams.
Frank McCourt’s team is hurt physically almost as much as financially as Rubby is rubbed out, Hanley and Kyle Davies hurt their shoulders, Cliff Pennington can’t close his eye, and Buchholz fights to get back.
Assessing the cash that changed hands in deadline swaps.
Who are the guys dragging their teams down so far that they could easily be replaced on the waiver wire? Here’s a look around the diamond.
The BP team discusses their favorite odes to our national pastime.
Many minor-league players were dealt during the non-waiver deadline, but who were the best to switch teams?