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"