Effectively Wild Episode 1593: When You Wish Wilpon a Star

Ben Lindbergh and Meg Rowley banter about Justin Verlander’s Tommy John surgery, a different way to expand the playoffs, and whether MLB’s approach to playing in 2020 has been vindicated, then (38:52) talk to Defector’s David Roth about the Mets being sold to Steve Cohen, what life as a fan would be like without the Wilpons, his expectations and hopes for the franchise, and co-founding Defector.

Audio intro: Matthew Sweet, "Nothing Lasts"
Audio interstitial: Amy O, "David"
Audio outro: Sloan, "Nothing Lasts Forever Anymore"

Link to Ben on elbow injuries
Link to Rob Arthur on the expanded playoffs
Link to Boras on the expanded playoffs
Link to Craig Edwards on the Mets sale
Link to David on the Mets sale
Link to blog post about being on time
Link to David’s podcast

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