Ben Lindbergh and Michael Baumann banter about their enthusiasm for next month’s probable playoff matchups (01:00), examine the significance (if any) of the Dodgers’ slump and the Indians’ and Diamondbacks’ hot streaks (03:30), and discuss the Red Sox–Yankees sign-stealing scandal (18:30). Then they bring on longtime baseball scout and executive Tony Blengino for an insider’s perspective on sign-stealing (26:00), whether baseball’s prohibition on internet-connected devices in the dugout makes sense in an information-rich era (31:00), how the game might change if that ban is lifted (36:45), the state of grudges and gamesmanship between teams (46:00), and the future of scouting in the age of motion-tracking technology (48:45).
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Scout and executive Tony Blengino joins ‘MLB Show’ to discuss the Red Sox’s sign-stealing scandal
Green Bay and its MVP quarterback have uncomfortable questions to answer after another disappointing postseason exit
Joe, Craig, and Mallory Rubin pit San Francisco’s bread bowl with clam chowder against the classic Philly cheesesteak, and the L.A. taco faces off with Green Bay brats and cheese curds
Chris and Seerat also discuss the MVP race and where some of the superstars should rank in the conversation
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