Effectively Wild Episode 1341: Jesse Thorn, Bryce Harper, and Cardinals and Giants Previews

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Ben Lindbergh and guest co-host Jesse Thorn of Maximum Fun banter about Bryce Harper signing with the Phillies and the intriguing NL East, Jesse’s Giants fandom, being an ambassador of baseball to non-fans, and Jesse’s beliefs about baseball fashion, then preview the 2019 St. Louis Cardinals (30:00) with man of many outlets Will Leitch, and the 2019 San Francisco Giants (1:09:47) with SFBay News Giants beat writer Julie Parker.

Audio intro: The Smiths, "The Boy With the Thorn in His Side"
Audio interstitial 1: Camera Obscura, "William’s Heart"
Audio interstitial 2: The Mountain Goats, "Pink and Blue"
Audio outro: Julian Lennon, "Jesse"

Link to Ben’s Harper article
Link to Put This On
Link to Jordan, Jesse, Go!
Link to Bullseye
Link to Go Fact Yourself
Link to Will’s newsletter
Link to preorder The MVP Machine

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Enjoyed the Cardinals segment greatly, but I do have one brief and unfortunate comment to Will Leitch regarding Matheny’s alleged not-on-the-same-page problem and trades:

Look how well Oscar Taveras turned out.