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
Mikie Sherrill joins to discuss her journey from the armed forces to Congress, potential solutions for the war in Gaza, and the impact Senator Tommy Tuberville has had on the U.S. military
The guys also discuss what the NBA’s benchmarks are for a completely successful inaugural in-season tournament
Sharp joined to discuss his move to LA Galaxy, the heartbreak of leaving Sheffield United and the difference between fans in the U.S. and the U.K.
Flo Lloyd-Hughes is joined by Gilly Flaherty, Jessy Parker Humphreys and Becky Taylor-Gill to recap the dramatic end to England’s UEFA Nations League and Olympic campaign
The East Coast Bias boys discuss the impact that QB injuries have had on the NFL this season, preview Week 14, give out picks for the semifinals of the NBA in-season tournament, and more
Musa and Ryan talk Aston Villa beating Manchester City, Arsenal’s last-gasp win over Luton and more