Effectively Wild Episode 1178: Season Preview Series: Nationals and Tigers


Ben Lindbergh and Jeff Sullivan banter about another volcanic comment by Scott Boras, the Eric Hosmer and J.D. Martinez signings and the Rays’ sudden sell-off, MLB’s latest pace-of-play initiatives, why spring training intentions often go awry, and sabermetric trailblazer Sherri Nichols, then preview the 2018 Nationals (23:46) with the Washington Post’s Chelsea Janes, and the 2018 Tigers (50:44) with MLB.com’s Jason Beck.

Audio intro: Jeff Buckley, "When the Levee Breaks"
Audio interstitial 1: Marcy Playground, "Sherry Fraser"
Audio interstitial 2: The Isotopes, "Tigerblood"
Audio outro: The Halo Benders, "Love Travels Faster"

Link to Ben’s article about Sherri Nichols
Link to Banished To The Pen season preview posts

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Chaco Chicken
Chaco Chicken

Jeff kind of erupted at the beginning there.


and no one was there to mount a defense