The Ringer's Ben Lindbergh and Michael Baumann discuss the injuries that forced Clayton Kershaw and Stephen Strasburg to leave their Sunday starts early (02:30), then bring on FiveThirtyEight editor and senior sportswriter Neil Paine to talk about the unusual eliteness of 2017's top teams (10:30), how to evaluate whether a team should buy or sell at the trade deadline (16:00), the teams with the toughest buy/sell decisions this season (38:30), the best matches between contending teams and expendable players (41:00), and the outlook for Aaron Judge (43:30).
Parity, Payroll, and Deadline Decisions
Ben Lindbergh and Michael Baumann discuss the injuries that forced Clayton Kershaw and Stephen Strasburg to leave their Sunday starts early
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Surviving in ‘The Last of Us’ Universe, Reading Recommendations, ‘Doctor Who’ Prep, and More Mailbag!
Mallory and Joanna talk popular HBO shows and compile a sizeable list of book recommendations for any and all interested parties—give them a look!
Plus, writer-director Brandon Cronenberg joins to discuss his new film ‘Infinity Pool’
Bryan and Nora unpack some NFL playoff media topics, Jason Gay joins to discuss how Billy Packer’s career transformed college basketball, and more
As always, Rachel and Callie are here to dish out and comment on any Bravo news of the week