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
Are the Eagles or Chiefs More Likely to Return to the Super Bowl? Plus, a Double ‘MNF’ Preview and Week 15 Early Bets.
And later, some NBA bets!
Justin Herbert joined the list of injured star quarterbacks on Sunday—a list that’s grown long as the season has progressed. But this trend goes back further than this year and is something the NFL will have to reckon with sooner rather than later.
Three of the league’s most ambitious goals—reinvigorating the regular season, securing a new media rights deal, and, eventually, expanding—converged at the NBA Cup in Las Vegas. Where does the league’s big experiment go from here?
Musa and Ryan also applaud the Columbus Crew’s second MLS Cup in four years
Sheil and Ben react to the Eagles’ loss to the Cowboys, and Jason Goff breaks down the Bears’ win