Ben and Sam answer listener emails about the future of the DH role, whether teams rest starters in games they expect to lose, whether it makes sense to bat Giancarlo Stanton leadoff, and more.
Can Giancarlo Stanton succeed without a good cleanup hitting behind him?
Ben and Sam discuss how the Marlins’ lack of lineup protection has affected Giancarlo Stanton so far.
Where do you bat a player who’s his team’s only home run threat?
Five scenarios in which it might make sense for Jeffrey Loria to finish the job and trade his team’s best remaining asset.
Just a 4.5 percent chance of winning the division for the LOLs AngeLOLs Dahahahahadgers.
Giancarlo Stanton is on a home-run rampage.
Giancarlo Stanton’s recent rampage against the Rockies inspires two questions: Have the Rockies ever had a “real” power hitter? And if not, why the heck haven’t they?
The longest home run hit in almost three years went out on Friday night. You know you want to watch it.
Matt finds evidence the Rangers are good and the Astros are bad.
Giancarlo Stanton’s home run is impressive.
Which individual player tools are favorites of the BP staff?
The Cardinals try to get through spring training with both aces intact despite Chris Carpenter’s bulging disc, Kenley Jansen listens to his heartbeat and doesn’t like what he hears, and Giancarlo Stanton and Nolan Reimold lose battles with balls.