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
Bryan and Jason discuss the ins and outs of reporting from Qatar
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