Ben and Sam discuss whether the second wild card has made the stretch run more exciting, then talk about why papers publish columns that criticize advanced stats without making an effort to understand them.
- Second wild card and playoff excitement
- Columns criticizing win value statistics
- Year end awards
The Rangers reportedly had 500 crickets in their dugout before today's game. Sam recently unearthed a crickets' nest near a bench he built.
- The wild card games create a shared baseball experience which does not happen often.