Episode 64: Shohei Otani

This week's episode includes:

  • Current Events: Juiced baseballs, proposed rule changes, playoff races
  • Baseball on TV: The X-Files (20:57)
  • Out of the Box: Reliever strikeout record, Kris Bryant can't turn left (24:11)
  • TWTW: How good is the Cubs' pitching staff? (30:40)
  • Sounds of the Game: Walk-off inside-the-park homers (35:44)
  • Guest: Jason Coskrey (42:51)
  • Summer Flicks: Angels in the Outfield (58:52)
  • Bottom of the 9th (1:13:53)

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Mentioned in this episode


Roger Mooney (Tampa Bay Times): Victim in Matt Bush DUI case trying to make best of what he has

Bob Nightengale (USA Today): Rob Manfred, MLB considering radical changes to game

Baseball on TV: The X-Files

Sam Miller (Baseball Prospectus): Someone Is About to Strikeout 25 Batters in Nine Innings

Mike Petriello (MLB.com): Amid great season, Bryant still has one weakness

Sounds of the Game: Walk-off inside-the-park homers

Jason Coskrey: Twitter, Effectively Wild

Paul's Name: Guido Martini

Destiny's Child: Say My Name

Intro Song: Nelly, St. Lunatics: Bat