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
Elsewhere, Wes Lee and Dijak light up ‘Vengeance Day’ with a North American title bout, and Zack Sabre Jr. keeps the TV title match tradition alive
Plus, Harry Kane breaks the Tottenham goal-scoring record, and Sean Dyche is back
Musa and Ryan also discuss the Wolves’ win over Liverpool and the Milan derby
Euno pitches food trends that he predicts will hit the market in 2023, including high-end mortadella, experiential theme park dining, fried chicken skins, A5 Wagyu, and mushroom coffee