On this week’s episode, we begin by discussing the Cleveland Indians’ rebrand into the Cleveland Guardians, effective at the beginning of the 2022 season. From there, we discuss early trade-deadline deals, with Nelson Cruz heading to the Rays, Adam Frazier to the Padres, and Rich Hill to the Mets. To wrap up, we discuss Yermin Mercedes’ 24-hour retirement, reports of mistreatment for Angels minor league players, a potential new pitch-calling system, Diamondbacks owner Ken Kendrick losing his mind, and the latest in the Athletics stadium saga.
Chase Madorsky is a UCLA graduate and baseball fanatic who lists Derek Jeter as his favorite athlete of all-time and is still convinced that David Wells should be the model for all aspiring pitchers. He supports his hometown New York Yankees and is currently waiting for the reemergence of his beloved New York Giants, New York Knicks, and UCLA Bruins.