We run through the list of stars to go down with injuries in the last two weeks and wonder what kind of effect it has on both the playoff run and the playoffs themselves (1:16). Then, FanGraphs writer Jay Jaffe joins to discuss team entropy—the idea that we should root for chaos in playoff and wild-card berths as the season wraps up (23:18). Finally, Ben Lindbergh joins to give out awards to the least-recognized players of the 2019 season (43:56).
The Late-Season Injury Epidemic: How Injuries to Christian Yelich, Javy Baez, Anthony Rizzo, and José Ramirez Could Affect the Playoff Race
Plus, awards to the least-recognized players of the 2019 season
The Boston Celtics suspended their head coach for the next year for an improper relationship with a colleague, but vague details and reports have made it hard to parse what actually happened
The Celtics-Udoka Situation, Comedian Colin Quinn, and Sheil Kapadia on the Eagles, Lamar, and Brady
Ryen Russillo discusses why the Celtics-Udoka situation is playing out this way, and later comedian Colin Quinn joins to talk business. Plus, Sheil Kapadia’s thoughts on the Eagles, Lamar, and Brady.
Rachel also briefly chats with Chelsea Stark-Jones about some Bravo news