Michael Baumann is joined by Zach Kram, who details the Tampa Bay Rays’ innovative and controversial new pitching tactics (01:45). Then Claire McNear drops by to talk about Rich Hill’s blisters and the league’s latest teenage sensation, Nationals outfielder Juan Soto (20:15). Finally Ben Lindbergh makes a quick appearance—though not as quick as the fastballs of relievers Jordan Hicks and Josh Hader, who have made headlines this week for different reasons (33:00).
Bullpenning in Tampa Bay, a Youth Movement in Washington, and Big Heat in the NL Central
The Ringer staff discusses the Rays’ pitching tactics and more
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Rachel, Jodie, and Zack talk recent Bravo episodes and new trailer releases!
The Las Vegas Friday Something: A Surprise Return to the Show, Adam Cole’s Injury, and More Mt. Schlump-more!
On the eve of another Canelo Alvarez fight, Brian Campbell and Andreas Hale join the show! Later, Rosenberg rips into UFC’s lack of storytelling, discusses the severity of Adam Cole’s injury, and more.
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