Ben Lindbergh and Michael Baumann close the book on the championship series by reviewing the Astros’ incredible curveball usage (and bullpen avoidance) in ALCS Game 7 (02:45), tipping their caps to the vanquished Cubs and Yankees (14:00), and discussing their top reasons to be excited about the World Series and explaining why the Dodgers-Astros matchup seems so even (21:00). They finish by reflecting on the dismissal of Dusty Baker and the managerial moves of the Mets, Tigers, and Red Sox (49:00).
Championship Series Wrap and World Series Preview
The top reasons to be excited about the World Series
The Ravens offense has gotten off to an incredible start this season. But look deeper into the unit, and it’s clear the sustainability of that success has been put on the shoulders of one man: and it’s not Greg Roman.
Solak also takes a look at Brandon Staley’s questionable decision to play Justin Herbert late into a blowout, and John Shipley from Jaguar Report joins the show to discuss the differences between Urban Meyer and Doug Pederson