Ben and Sam discuss Austin Jackson's excellent catch, whether he's the best defensive center fielder in baseball, and whether it's even possible to decide one way or another, then dissect Seattle's eight-game winning streak to see if it's the start of something good or a fluke that will soon be forgotten.
Effectively Wild Episode 28: "Austin Jackson and Debating Defense/What Does the Mariners' Winning Streak Mean?"
Episode 28 Companion
â€‹All times are approximate
01:00: In response to a Twitter request, Ben Lindbergh talks more about a player briefly mentioned in Episode 27, Patrick Corbin. You can read more about the Dan Haren trade that Corben was a part of here.
14:30: In late March, Sam was on Up and In: the Baseball Prospectus Podcast to preview the AL West.
Compiled by Dave Pease