Effectively Wild Episode 1369: Utilitarian Player

Co-hosts assemble! Ben Lindbergh, Sam Miller, and Meg Rowley banter (briefly and sans spoilers) about baseball in Avengers: Endgame and follow up both about Meg’s attempt to keep track of baseball at a bachelorette party and about pricing on Cameo for Kevin Pillar and Mike Trout, then talk about baseball and happiness, comparing their picks for the World Series winner, division winners, WAR leader, rules change, baseball occurrence, and alteration in past World Series outcome that would most increase the amount of happiness in the world.

Audio intro: Spoon, "Utilitarian"
Audio outro: Buzzcocks, "Everybody’s Happy Nowadays"

Link to story about the Mets in Endgame
Link to survey on hated teams
Link to Ben on Astudillo
Link to preorder The MVP Machine

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I’m sorry, but the answer cannot be Cleveland to win anything. And it is not about ownership spending, that team has another obvious problem.