Michael Baumann is joined by Zach Kram, who lays out the implications of Shohei Ohtani’s elbow injury and what it means for the Angels and baseball (01:30). Then Claire McNear discusses the surprisingly resilient Giants, who remain in the NL West hunt despite a slew of pitcher injuries (20:15). Finally, Ben Lindbergh defends his anti-DH stance and attempts to balance joy with efficiency (29:00).
Ohtani’s Elbow, the Resurgent Giants, and a Surprisingly Civil DH Argument
The Ringer staff discusses injuries, surprise teams, and rule changes
Plus, Van and Rachel wonder if Serena Williams is the greatest athlete of all time
From a reclamation project in Detroit to the perfect plug in Miami, here are the signings you may have missed that could pay major dividends next season
Jason also discusses the White Sox unsurprisingly losing three of four to the Royals
Also, Juliet and Jacoby share their thoughts on Teresa Guidice’s wedding cake, a sandwich being served at Royals games, and more