The Mariners aren’t done making deals, Delmon Young is attempting to play a new position, and Bronson Arroyo is a popular pitcher.
The favorite manager of many sabermetricians takes an unexpected turn in explaining why he’s been giving up the platoon advantage willingly at DH.
Delmon Young is home.
Ben and Sam pick a perceived clubhouse leader for each team, then talk about whether teams should ever refuse to sign certain players on moral grounds.
The Rangers acquire Alex Rios via trade waivers, the Rays send Kyle Farnsworth packing, and the Phillies part ways with Delmon Young.
Ben and Sam do a grab-bag episode on an assortment of topics, including Kenley Jansen’s hidden perfect game, Phillies outfielder updates, teams that own other teams, and a comment by Kerry Wood.
Ben and Sam discuss a cricket replay review controversy, a few of Ruben Amaro’s regrettable moves, and the suspensions of Jhonny Peralta and Nelson Cruz.
Cleveland and Baltimore are playoff contenders, but not because of their men on the mound.
Ruben Amaro said he consulted some rabbis before signing Delmon Young. Here’s one way that conversation might have unfolded.
The Phillies sign Delmon Young, the Astros add Erik Bedard, and the Indians, Blue Jays, and Mets add bench bats or bullpen arms.
The Tigers reportedly sign Torii Hunter to a two-year deal.
Ben and Sam discuss the unpredictable outcome of World Series Game One and observe that Delmon Young is starting to look a lot like Stanley from The Office.
Speedsters are the theme of this week’s outfield VP with Revere and Brantley joining the crew.
Ibanez, Reddick, and Dyson get the VP label this week
Which outfielders and DHs proved to be the biggest black holes in the majors?