We go further in depth on what Tony La Russa’s hiring will actually mean on and off the field for the 2021 Chicago White Sox, including how he even got hired in the first place (1:06). Then, comedian and ‘Three Swings’ host Rhea Butcher joins to rehash their guarantee (on Baseball BBQ) that the Dodgers would win the World Series (25:15). Finally, Sarah Langs of MLB.com and Stephen Nelson of MLB Network return to the pod to review the Frankenstein teams they drafted on the podcast before the playoffs started (55:30), and we close with the first METSCON of the Steve Cohen era (1:27:00).
What Does the Tony La Russa Hire Really Mean? Plus: Rhea Butcher’s Dodgers Victory Lap and Frankenstein Draft Review.
Jake and Jordan discuss the on- and off-field impact of La Russa’s hiring
Mallory is joined by Andy Greenwald and TD St. Matthew-Daniel to analyze the ‘Hawkeye’ trailer and the new Tony Stark tale
All that, plus one reason to watch every other game
Can the Ravens rebound against the Chiefs? And can House hit a five-leg teaser?
The guys also discuss their legacies and the UFC’s inability to properly honor its stars after they’re done fighting
Plus, the Overworked Twitter Joke of the Week and David Shoemaker Guesses the Strained-Pun Headline
Plus, the guys talk about the final spot of the NL wild card