Ben and Sam banter about Kenta Maeda’s debut, then talk to Sports Illustrated’s Joe Sheehan about how pitcher-centric roster construction is making baseball more boring (and what might make it better).
Bret Sayre, Mike Gianella and George Bissell take a deep dive into current fantasy baseball topics.
A young Cub with big power leads off the first Stash List of the year.
The Mets third ace is the type of physical force on the mound who can create moments of shock.
The newest Pittsburgh starter had a tremendous first start, but Ray Searage and the Pirates can’t declare victory yet.
Three middle infielders are hitting all the home runs.
Why your team’s hopes aren’t dead by the eighth inning, and why baseball isn’t either.
The Astros pitching coach talks about tutoring in Europe, translating Ground Control printouts to the dugout, and why he believes objective is better than subjective.
Notes on Joe Rizzo, Zac Gallen and more.
Stephenson’s stay will be a short one, but when can you expect from his spot start?
Does “three contributing rookies” correlate more closely to “rebuilding team” or “really good team”?