Ben and Sam banter about the Madison Bumgarner-Noah Syndergaard wild-card duel, their favorite types of playoff games, and their favorite playoff rounds, then discuss whether the Dodgers are more dangerous than the Cubs and how to weight postseason performance in Cooperstown candidacies.
Clayton Kershaw vs. Max Scherzer in Washington and Johnny Cueto vs. Jon Lester in Chicago.
J.A. Happ vs. Yu Darvish in Texas and David Price vs. Corey Kluber in Cleveland.
Terry Francona went to his big bullpen guns early and the Indians took a 1-0 lead over the Red Sox.
Can the best playoff team of this era beat the best team in baseball?
Toronto bashed Cole Hamels into submission in Game 1 of the ALDS, raising questions about Texas’ ace.
Guest starring… The Unwritten Rules!
The battle of the best rookies in the NL kicks off in DC.