Episode 7 (5.18.15)

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This week's episode includes:

  • Illinois baseball update (they're still really good)
  • Excitement surrounding the Cubs and White Sox current hot streaks
  • A listener shout out from a state that borders Canada
  • An ambidextrous pitcher?
  • Discussion on how the Cardinals have kept winning without Wainwright
  • Stat of the Week: Runs Scored (20:33)
  • Throwback Box Score: Cubs-Astros 1998 (24:55)
  • Our first guest interview (spoiler: he has a killer accent) (29:41)

Mentioned in this week's episode:

Paul's article: Show Of Hands (Chris Jones)

Peter's article: We Don't Need An Ace: How The Cardinals Have Kept Winning Without Adam Wainwright  (Jonah Keri)

Stat of the Week: Runs Scored (Baseball Reference)

Throwback Box Score: Cubs - Astros (5/6/1998)

Ambidextrous Pitcher Video: youtube.com/watch?v=-2oD8KzxS14

Gregory Polanco falls down, Cubs win

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