The Ringer’s Ben Lindbergh and Michael Baumann discuss the story lines and hangover from a historic World Series Game 5, including home runs and slick balls (04:30), Clayton Kershaw's renewed postseason struggles (11:30), bad (and depleted) bullpens (14:00), a series of incredible comebacks and unlikely events involving baseball’s best teams and biggest stars (24:00), and Yuli Gurriel’s deferred suspension (31:30). Then they bring on colleague and brand-new baseball writer Shea Serrano to discuss the experience of seeing Game 5 through the eyes of a newly minted Astros fan (40:00).
The World Series One-ups Itself and Shea Serrano
Game 5 was an instant classic and Clayton Kershaw’s postseason malaise returns at the worst possible time for the Dodgers
Bob Costas and Kevin Clark talk Costas’s new show and the Manning ‘MNF’ telecast in a wide-ranging ‘Slow News Day’ conversation
Survivor is back! ‘Blood and Water’ winner Tyson Apostol is joined by The Ringer’s Juliet Litman to break down changes to the show, hand out superlatives, and more!
On this week’s episode, Jinx and Shea discuss ‘Invasion of Privacy,’ one of the best albums that came out of the 2010s, by the South Bronx emcee Cardi B
Ryan discusses the Yankees’ playoff odds and reacts to Luis Severino making his first MLB appearance since 2019