Ben and Sam banter about an aged usher, Buck Showalter’s decision not to use Zach Britton in the AL wild-card game, and Barry Bonds, then answer listener emails and talk to Saber Seminar raffle winners Armaan and Ishaan about the Red Sox and whether baseball bores kids.
George Bissell and Wilson Karaman of Baseball Prospectus take a deep dive into current fantasy baseball topics.
Madison Bumgarner and the Giants vs. Noah Syndergaard and the Mets, in New York.
Buck Showalter and the Orioles may have lost more than just one game with Zach Britton on the sidelines.
Zach Britton’s absence was the big story, but the Blue Jays’ win was about much more than Buck Showalter’s curious decision.
What would a replacement-level valuation system for front offices even look like?
A tour through the high-octane arms of the California League.