Effectively Wild Episode 2153: Whoops it Up

Ben Lindbergh and Meg Rowley banter about Carlos Correa’s nerdiness, the Pirates pulling phenom Jared Jones after 59 effective pitches, the zombie runner, what Jontay Porter’s lifetime NBA ban portends for MLB, Shohei/Ippei conspiracy theories and Shohei Ohtani’s hitting and tax loophole, Michael Busch and the Dodgers’ outfield offense, the legacy of Whitey Herzog’s “Whiteyball,” and the power and prospects of two-way college star Jac Caglianone, plus follow-ups on MLB Blazes, IMG Academy, and Reynaldo López, then (1:13:48) answer listener emails about unsigned pitchers ramping up for the start of the season, whether all of the A’s could be traded to other teams, pitcher arm injuries in Japan, foul tips with fewer than two strikes, and MLB attendance/finances vs. NFL attendance/finances.

Audio intro: Cory Brent, “Effectively Wild Theme
Audio outro: Benny and the Jeffs, “Effectively Wild Theme

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Link to EW Episode 1621
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Link to EW Episode 627
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Link to most-streamed 2023 shows
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Link to John/Jack explainer
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Link to tick-tock explainer
Link to “Am I so out of touch?” meme
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