Ben Lindbergh and Michael Baumann break down the weekend’s playoff action, starting with Joe Girardi’s curious relationship with the challenge and Aaron Judge’s untimely slump (02:00), then David Price's emergence as Boston's only trustworthy pitcher (23:00) and José Altuve’s .700-plus batting average (32:45). Then they wrestle with Clayton Kershaw’s playoff reputation (37:45), whether Arizona is good enough to come back from a 2-0 deficit (42:00), and Joe Maddon’s bullpen management in the Cubs’ Game 2 loss to Washington (46:00).
The MLB Playoffs Are Full of Heroes and Goats
Wrapping up a weekend of games with a discussion of Aaron Judge, Clayton Kershaw, managers, and more
If you feel like your RBs have been a disappointment this season, you aren’t alone—halfbacks are in a rut, and we have the numbers to prove it. What will it take for running backs to rebound?
The second-year quarterback is the worst passer in the NFL this year, and everyone should shoulder blame for his regression. Now the focus is on whether Fields’s career in Chicago is salvageable, or if he was doomed from the start.