The Ringer’s Ben Lindbergh and Michael Baumann marvel at a sick Stephen Strasburg’s brilliant performance in Game 4 of the NLDS (02:00) and condemn the macho culture that questioned his character before the start (10:00). Then they analyze the Yankees’ unlikely recovery to beat Cleveland after trailing 2-0 in the ALDS (25:30), preview the Astros-Yankees ALCS (35:00), salute the three teams eliminated from the playoffs this week (48:30), and reflect on the firing of former Red Sox skipper John Farrell (49:30).
Strasburg’s Statement, the Yankees’ Comeback, and Farrell’s Firing
Ben and Michael marvel at Stephen Strasburg’s sick performance in Game 4 of the NLDS
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