Ben and Sam discuss how they came to know that Melky Cabrera was about to be suspended for a positive PED test before the news broke, and how they decided what to do about it.
Some deadline deals that were rumored to have been discussed didn’t end up happening. Colin attempts to figure out why each one fizzled.
The Phillies reportedly offered the Reds a lopsided deal, and the Reds reportedly rejected it.
Ben and Sam discuss the fallout from the Ryan Dempster debacle and a fascinating factoid about the Phillies’ staff.