On their centenary episode, Ben Lindbergh and Michael Baumann banter about Bryce Harper's bone bruise and the AL wild-card logjam (03:30), then talk to former big leaguer and current White Sox player development director Chris Getz about how he and the rest of the White Sox front office plan to turn baseball's best farm system into a winning major league team (11:30), how the organization decides when to promote players to the bigs (21:00), and what highly touted rookie Yoan Moncada still has to work on (38:30). Then they bring on Liz Roscher of Yahoo Sports to talk about the latest Baseball For All tournament (42:30), why more and more girls are resisting being forced to switch from baseball to softball (46:00), the continuing relevance of A League of Their Own (48:45), and what the future holds for girls and women in baseball (54:00).
Developing the Stacked White Sox System, and Girls Resisting Softball
White Sox player development director Chris Getz talks about Chicago’s farm system
With an injured Joe Burrow and a virtually nonexistent deep passing game, Zac Taylor will need more than a tweak or two to get Cincinnati back on track
Plus, giving out awards!
Bill and Ben Thompson share their thoughts on the Lillard trade before Seth Meyers joins to discuss the writers strike, ‘SNL,’ and more
Tyler Crispen joins the show to recap Episode 11 and talk us through his game this season
Plus, Chris and Andy talk The Replacements’ newly reissued remixed album Tim (Let It Bleed Edition) and how it feels to hear something meaningful to your youth in a new way