Michael Baumann is joined by Bill Simmons, Zach Kram, and Ben Lindbergh to discuss all the action from a frenetic last day before MLB’s non-waiver trade deadline. They talk about the Baltimore Orioles’ two-week teardown, Chris Archer’s trade to the Pirates, the balance of power between the two leagues, and how the day’s transactions will shape the pennant races.
The Trade-Deadline Roundtable
Was the Chris Archer trade a good move?
Boston was already a top-tier contender before Sunday’s trade, but after adding a hand-in-glove All-Star to its backcourt, it’s now on a level by itself
Week 4 Recap: The Bills Dominate the Dolphins, the Bengals and Patriots Get Blown Out, and Lamar for MVP?
Nora and Steven also discuss their Week 4 winners and losers, including the Eagles, Texans, Bears, and Rams
Plus, the guys cover Zach Wilson’s surprising performance, how Josh Allen and Stefon Diggs dominated the Miami Dolphins, and what’s going on with Joe Burrow and the Cincinnati Bengals
Despite Zach Wilson’s standout performance, the New York Jets fall short to the Kansas City Chiefs
Why there seems to be moral judgment about refusing to give up your assigned seat