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?
Musa and Ryan also round up some of the key results around Europe after the returns of La Liga and Serie A
Also, Tom Lawlor shines in the 2022 G1 Climax and Shinsuke Nakamura brings Strong Style to the WWE (with the help of Gunther) in this week’s best pro wrestling matches
Bill Simmons, Juliet Litman, and Amanda Dobbins record the most systematic, hydromatic, and ultramatic podcast ever after rewatching the 1978 classic
Professor Peters discusses what makes the best, the best? And how do elite sports people deal with failure and animalistic behavior?