Mallory Rubin and Ryan O’Hanlon present the casual fan’s guide to baseball playoffs by explaining what they look forward to most in October (2:10). Plus, they are joined by The Ringer’s resident Cubs fan Robert Mays to chat about his team’s chances of repeating as the World Series champions (50:19).
Ten Reasons to Get Excited for the Playoffs
Mallory Rubin and Ryan O’Hanlon talk about the best parts of October for the casual fan
Jason and Kevin discuss the George McCaskey press conference, how soon the Bears could compete, and the team’s most likely head coaching candidates
Plus, Jordan Raanan on the Giants’ coach-GM search
Dallas’s sloppy play and poor decisions doomed the team to yet another early postseason exit. Now the franchise heads into the offseason with big questions to answer.
Despite the threat of harsh winters, hungry animals, and maybe even the supernatural, the Season 1 finale underscores that the players themselves are the most urgent menace of all