Effectively Wild Episode 1175: Season Preview Series: Indians and Royals


Ben Lindbergh and Jeff Sullivan banter about Esteban Loaiza’s drug bust and the Cubs’ Yu Darvish signing, then preview the 2018 Indians (15:31) with writer/editor Pete Beatty, and the 2018 Royals (44:16) with Kansas City Star Royals beat writer Rustin Dodd.

Audio intro: Robyn Hitchcock, "Tell Me About Your Drugs"
Audio interstitial 1: Yoko Ono, "Peter the Dealer"
Audio interstitial 2: Beulah, "Rust With Me"
Audio outro: Johnny Flynn, "Brown Trout Blues"

Link to Mike Trout Pecos League hypothetical
Link to Banished To The Pen season preview posts

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Cam Cain
6 years ago

Wow, I am absolutely shocked that I got a shoutout in today’s episode! I’m a huge fan of the show, and Ben and Sam’s book was a pretty big inspiration for my article. Thank you so much!