Michael Baumann is joined by Zach Kram to discuss the Denard Span–Álex Colomé trade and the Mariners’ surprising staying power in the pennant race (02:30). Then Ben Glicksman comes on to talk about Yankees wunderkind Gleyber Torres (21:30), and Ben Lindbergh explains why—despite what you might have heard—Mike Trout is still the best player in baseball (37:15).
What Jerry Dipoto Did, Gleyber Torres and the Youth, and Stop Disrespecting Mike Trout
The Ringer staff discusses the Mariners’ playoff chances and more
Mike and Jesse discuss which players’ card values to watch
Ryan and CC recap the wins that put the Astros and Braves a victory away from the World Series and talk about the start to the NBA season, including the Knicks bringing life back to MSG
Julius Randle’s breakthrough performance fueled New York’s revival last season, but the playoffs showed that he alone can take the team only so far. Thanks to a few surprisingly modest offseason moves, the Knicks looked more complete in a season-opening double-overtime win over the Celtics.
After finishing 10-6 last season, Miami seemed poised for a long run of success. Now it’s on a five-game losing streak and its foundation is crumbling. What went wrong? And how did it happen so fast?
Juliet and Callie give their initial impressions of Michelle as Bachelorette, talk about some of their favorite and least favorite guys, and make some predictions