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
Plus, previewing ‘Monday Night Football’ between the Lions and Packers
The first slate featured a whopping 21 interceptions, ranging from mundane to iconic. But which one was the funniest?