We break down the Vlad Guerrero Jr. show that was the Home Run Derby (1:11) before calling up FanGraphs’ Eric Longenhagen to talk about what stood out to him at the MLB Futures Game (17:44). Then, to wrap up the pod, Ben Lindbergh comes on to speculate about what we most have to look forward to in the second half of the season (37:06).
The Home Run Derby Was the Most Exciting Baseball Moment Since the World Series
The ‘Ringer MLB Show’ crew and guests discuss the Home Run Derby spectacle, Vlad Guerrero Jr., the MLB Futures Game, and the second half of the season
Tate Frazier and Cousin Sal react to the Monday night matchups, look at some future odds in Track to the Future, and preview the lines for the upcoming week in the NFL
Van Lathan and Rachel Lindsay are joined by Republican presidential candidate Larry Elder for a lively discussion on systemic racism and whether it really exists
Celebrated musician and fellow podcaster Lou Barlow joins the show this week to chat about matters of the heart, soul, and mind
Plus, Goodey goes in hard on Eddie Jones after a woeful campaign for the Wallabies and his toxic environment