We discuss the news that the Mets fired GM Jared Porter after an ESPN report detailed his harassment of a female reporter during his time with the Cubs in 2016 (1:28). Then, we recap a busy week in baseball transactions: Pirates pitcher Joe Musgrove joined a growing cadre of talented starting pitchers in San Diego, DJ LeMahieu finally got inked to come back to the Yankees, and the Bronx Bombers took a flyer on former Cy Young winner Corey Kluber (6:00).
The Padres Won’t Stop Trading for Pitchers. Plus: The Yankees Finally Bring Back DJ LeMahieu.
Jake and Jordan talk the Padres’ big offseason, the Mets’ firing of GM Jared Porter, and what to expect from the Yankees in 2021
Evel joins Johnny to discuss how he was blindsided by production when they cast both him and his daughter on the same season, his hate/hate relationship with Jen Johnson, how social media and the proliferation of reality television has altered the medium, and more
Plus, Ryen offers his thoughts on the speculation around Karl-Anthony Towns’s next contract, and how the Pistons exited the Deandre Ayton sweepstakes, and James Harden declining his player option to help the 76ers
Last week, F1 and ESPN reportedly agreed to a new rights deal that will pay F1 between $75 million and $90 million per year over the next three years. John Ourand of ‘Sports Business Journal’ joined ‘The Ringer F1 Show’ to explain the deal and why F1 chose it over other offers.