The Braves signed Ronald Acuña Jr. to one of the most team-friendly long-term deals in recent memory (1:30), and we wonder whether the Cleveland Indians’ bad first weekend and shallow lineup mean that 2019 isn’t going to be the cakewalk we all thought it’d be (8:41). Then The Athletic’s Meghan Montemurro joins to share an insider’s take on Bryce Harper’s loud, successful first week in Philadelphia (20:00). Finally, are the Padres the most exciting team in baseball (36:03)?
Ronald Acuña Jr.’s Extension, Plus Bryce Harper’s Welcome Tour
Plus, The Athletic’s Meghan Montemurro shares Bryce Harper’s successful first week in Philadelphia
Come for the discussion of why the AFC’s no. 1 seed doesn’t get enough respect. Stay for the story of Ryen getting hit in the head by Darren Rovell.
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