Michael Baumann is joined by Zach Kram to examine the impact of Robinson Cano testing positive for a banned diuretic, from how the 80-game suspension will hurt this year’s Mariners to how it could hurt Cano’s Hall of Fame chances (02:00). Then, Bryan Curtis joins the podcast to talk about the Supreme Court’s landmark ruling on sports betting, how it reflects on baseball’s colorful history with gambling, and how it might change the way we talk about the game going forward (21:00). Finally, Megan Schuster explains what’s so special about Twins rookie right-hander Fernando Romero and breaks down the bizarre start to the race for the AL Central (36:00).
Cano’s Suspension and Legalized Gambling
The Ringer staff discusses the SCOTUS’s landmark ruling on sports betting and more
Combine Takeaways: Caleb Williams Speaks, Marvin Harrison Jr. Ghosts Us, and Rome Odunze Can’t Fly a Plane
‘NFL Draft Show’: Vibes Check Edition!
Matt and Michael discuss winners for Best Campaign Narrative, Biggest Campaign Misfire, Best Stunt, Best Overall Campaign, and Who Won Awards Season
The Rock Goes OFF and Dave LaGreca Calls in! Plus, Lots of Mailbag, and a Great Idea for Dom Mysterio!
There’s also talk of Rock’s 20-plus minute promo ahead of tonight’s must-see ‘SmackDown’ event, and more