Ben and Sam answer listener emails about whether good minor-league teams could beat bad major-league teams, the Braves and Ks, whether the Jays should regret letting John Farrell go, and more.
Ben and Sam answer listener emails about whether PECOTA underestimates the Yankees, how to improve ERA, Coco Crisp the MVP candidate, and in-season stats vs. projections.
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.
Ben and Sam discuss the latest injury to Brian Roberts, Evan Longoria running by Ben Zobrist, and the speculation about a Profar-for-Taveras trade.
Ben and Sam share their thoughts on Roy Halladay, Tim Lincecum, Yu Darvish, Fernando Rodney, the Royals, Tom Milone, Shaun Marcum, and more.
Jason is back and is joined by Mike Gianella as they talk about the depleting third base pool, Aroldis Chapman, concerns with Tommy Hanson, the latest installment of the ESPN top 500 list, Jason’s NFBC draft, and what the two of them have planned for their Tout Wars drafts this weekend.
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A listing of all our 2013 podcast team previews.
Jason and Paul are joined by Doug Thorburn to break down the 1st half of their starting pitchers list.
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Ben and Sam preview the Indians’ season with Matthew Kory and Paul Sporer, and Pete talks to MLB.com Indians reporter Jordan Bastian (at 19:57).
Ben and Sam preview the Royals’ season with Craig Brown, and Pete talks to Kansas City Star columnist Sam Mellinger (at 26:26).
Jason and Paul review the little bit of baseball news that has been out there, break down the first base position, and interview Greg Ambrosius from the National Fantasy Baseball Championships hosted by Stats LLC.
Ben and Sam preview the Tigers’ season with Paul Sporer, and Pete talks to MLB.com Tigers beat writer Jason Beck (at 17:49).
Ben and Sam discuss whether the latest PED revelations really revealed anything worrisome before previewing the Rays’ season with Adam Sobsey. Then Pete talks to Tampa Bay Tribune Rays reporter Roger Mooney (at 25:30).
Jason and Paul review the latest news, talk a lot about ADP as well as both auction and draft strategies while reading your emails.