Ben and Sam banter about Ben’s new job at The Ringer, a distressing Jose Altuve video, and Clayton Kershaw, then answer listener emails about dugout pranks, contracts and the Hall of Fame, tattoos of players, how to manage managers, and more.
Should the Brewers’ rebuild include trying to find a taker for Ryan Braun’s big bat and bigger contract?
Jake Arrieta and Noah Syndergaard look like themselves again, Chase Headley keeps building his trade value, and Blake Snell is effectively wild at Coors.
Notes on prospects who stood out yesterday, including Joe Musgrove, Sean Reid-Foley, Raul Mondesi, and Manuel Margot.
The world’s been terrible, but the Seagers have been joy.
The Indians head into the trade deadline in first place, but are they really capable of running with the best teams in this year’s playoffs?
Why most barters occur on the day weekly transactions are processed, and how to take advantage of such trends.
Michael Conforto returns to New York, Justin Smoak stays in Toronto, and Yuliesky Gurriel might be an odd fit in Houston.
It’s the East of the East. Like that Jean-Claude Van Damme movie except about baseball. Sort of.