We mull over Zach Kram’s preseason prediction that the Tampa Bay Rays would win the AL East and wonder: Should that prediction be expanded (2:20)? Then, The Athletic’s Astros beat writer, Jake Kaplan, calls in to the show to talk about the slow start and resurgence of Houston, the most stacked team in baseball (21:30). Finally, Ben Lindbergh joins the show to recap last week’s Ozzie Albies extension (36:30).
Rays vs. Astros: Who’s the Best Team in Baseball Right Now?
We mull over Zach Kram’s preseason prediction that the Tampa Bay Rays would win the AL East and wonder: Should that prediction be expanded?
Larry also weighs in on pandemic fatigue, his issue with voter ID laws being called racist, and the Texas abortion ban
Mallory is joined by Andy Greenwald and TD St. Matthew-Daniel to analyze the ‘Hawkeye’ trailer and the new Tony Stark tale
All that, plus one reason to watch every other game
Can the Ravens rebound against the Chiefs? And can House hit a five-leg teaser?
The guys also discuss their legacies and the UFC’s inability to properly honor its stars after they’re done fighting
Plus, the Overworked Twitter Joke of the Week and David Shoemaker Guesses the Strained-Pun Headline