The guys from Purpose Pitch break down the (hopefully minor) Matt Cain and Hunter Pence injuries, and they address MLB’s new slide rule and word from the Commissioner’s Office about adding two expansion franchises in the not-so-distant future.
Ben and Adam talk news and notes from San Francisco Giants Spring Training Week 1. They also address the current buzz surrounding former Giants stars Pablo Sandoval and Tim Lincecum.
Spring Training is finally here! It’s officially the start of the 2016 baseball season. Ben and Adam discuss the state of the Giants’ roster as the team enters Spring Training and they project the final 25-man squad on Opening Day.
Ben and Adam analyze the stark differences between football and baseball.
Ben and Adam introduce an original idea that would address several major issues with the M.L.B. schedule and playoff structure.
The guys from Purpose Pitch debate the idea of bringing the DH to the National League and talk about how an automated strike zone would revolutionize baseball.
Adam and Ben remember Giants Hall of Famer Monte Irvin, who died last week at 96.
Ben and Adam discuss the the Giants’ most polarizing player: Brandon Belt. Is he any good?
Ben and Adam discuss the Denard Span signing, Span’s fear of birds(?!), and the last few roster spots, and they offer an overall assessment of the Giants’ offseason thus far. Link to the 2016 S.F. Giants Hype Video!
Ben and Adam break down the Johnny Cueto signing and discuss its ramifications on the N.L. West race. We also touch on the team’s possible next steps: who do we think San Francisco needs in order make a run at a fourth title in seven seasons? Listen to find out!