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
Mal and Jo get into Hayao Miyazaki’s newest film, then name their five overall favorites!
The Spoiler-Free Shohei Sweepstakes, Person(s) of the Year, and an Oscar Contender That’s Really a Journalism Movie
Bryan and Jason Gay dive into the Person of the Year awards, MLB, movies, and more!
Austin and Pausha talk about the current state of the in-season tournament semifinals, then give their predictions for who will win the tournament
Callie and Jodi discuss the Bravo news of the week, pkus the most episodes of ‘Salt Lake City’ and ‘Beverly Hills’
The Midnight Boys give you reactions to some of their favorite properties of the year