This week, we open with a recap of Rob Manfred’s pre-opening day press conference, where he vowed that baseball will be part of the world’s healing process. From there, the team discuses the agreement between the MLB and MLPBA, which covers service time, player salaries, the necessary steps for baseball to resume, potential scheduling, arbitration, the international signing period, and the changes to the MLB Draft. To wrap up, we discuss Noah Syndergaard’s season-ending Tommy John Surgery, and the 2006 film, The Benchwarmers
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.