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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

Houston Astro Alex Bregman hits a game-winning single Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images

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).

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