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
The East Coast Bias boys also discuss how Nick Chubb’s injury affects the Cleveland Browns, why the Minnesota Vikings are due for a win, and whether Kenny Pickett and the Pittsburgh Steelers will bounce back against the Las Vegas Raiders
From 1982 to 1987, the Smiths produced more goddamn gorgeous beautiful songs than many other artists do in their entire careers. How did a stylish young guitar savant find the shyest poet, the one who lurked alone in the corner at every gig in the city?
New York Vs. San Francisco, Things Dave Looks for in Restaurant Menus, and the Greatness of Graeter’s
Dave and Chris make their predictions for NFL matchups based on a unique criterion: Which city has the better food?
Cousin Sal and the D3 look ahead to Thursday night’s matchup and a packed weekend of college football