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Marly Rivera on the Lives of Latino Players

Ben Lindbergh and Michael Baumann talk about Braves first baseman Freddie Freeman potentially moving to third and then bring on ESPN's Marly Rivera to discuss the Béisbol Experience project

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The Ringer's Ben Lindbergh and Michael Baumann begin by talking about Braves first baseman Freddie Freeman potentially moving to third (01:00). They then bring on ESPN's Marly Rivera to discuss the Béisbol Experience project (06:00), why baseball's native Spanish speakers still aren't covered enough (09:30), the drawbacks and benefits of Latino players' paths to the majors (16:00), how teams are trying to make it easier for Latino players to learn English and adjust to American culture and food (20:00), differences among countries in off-the-field challenges and on-the-field playing styles (23:30), leadership questions and cultural cliques in the clubhouse (26:00), why baseball players rarely talk to the media (or each other) about politics (33:30), and more.