Effectively Wild Episode 1570: The Season So Far

Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller discuss several takeaways from the first weekend of the MLB regular season, starting with the COVID-19 outbreak among the Miami Marlins, the apparent inadequacy of MLB’s health and safety protocols, and the season’s tenuous state, before segueing into game action including sac bunts, pitcher usage, parity, the pace of games, masks, the ways they’re watching, and much more.

Audio intro: Eric Matthews, "Start of the Meltdown"
Audio outro: Fleetwood Mac, "Keep on Going"

Link to Rosenthal and Stark on the Marlins
Link to Joel Sherman on the Marlins
Link to Mike Petriello on bunting in extra innings
Link to Ben Clemens on bunting in extra innings
Link to You Must Remember This episode
Link to Alibi Ike trailer
Link to Alibi Ike short story
Link to BP on Bard and Choi
Link to Shakeia Taylor on MLB’s tepid embrace of BLM

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find the use ‘seguing’ in the description here kinda validating — ‘seguing’ would be the correct spelling if ‘segue’ was actually pronounced the way I think it should be