Ben Lindbergh and Michael Baumann celebrate the extension of Clayton Kershaw’s ERA reduction streak (01:00), then bring on their colleague Zach Kram for a wide-ranging playoff preview, including thoughts on wild-card game formats and strategy (10:30), the lopsided nature of this year’s wild-card matchups (22:15), whether there’s such a thing as a way to win in the playoffs (25:00), which relievers and bullpens are best suited for heavy playoff workloads (32:00), which teams might be at a particular advantage or disadvantage in October (37:00), and which teams might produce the best stories this month (44:00).
There’s No Best Way to Win in the Playoffs
The ‘MLB Show’ previews the postseason with a wild-card strategy breakdown, a bullpen overview, and more
Will the movie edition of ‘Cat Person’ go as viral as the short story? And is Jonathan Majors’s big year about to get even bigger? We have thoughts.
Plus, breaking down why Bill O’Brien was a bad hire for the Patriots and what to make of Kellen Moore joining the Chargers
The guys revisit the 1972 drama starring Burt Reynolds and Jon Voight
Juliet and Callie break down rapper Latto’s challenge for the girls and some ‘Bachelor’ nation news
Plus, Lauren Sánchez’s ‘Wall Street Journal’ interview, and more celebrity news