Ben Lindbergh and Meg Rowley banter about the Cardinals finally returning to play and attempting to complete their overstuffed schedule, the teams with the most movement in playoff odds since the start of the season, Cleveland’s clubhouse problems with protocol-defying pitchers Zach Plesac and Mike Clevinger, the joy of watching Mookie Betts and Betts’s proclivity for three-homer games, amusing Astros-related comments by Ramon Laureano and Joe Kelly, the hundredth anniversary of the death of Ray Chapman, and a listener-email-inspired, overdue development in the Negro Leagues’ official classification as major leagues.
Link to Jay Jaffe on the Cardinals
Link to article about Plesac’s video
Link to article about Plesac and Clevinger being optioned
Link to Ben Clemens on Mookie
Link to Joe Kelly’s comments
Link to Laureano’s comments
Link to Craig Wright on Ray Chapman
Link to Pages from Baseball’s Past
Link to Ben on Negro Leagues reclassification
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