Within hours of each other this past week, the Angels and Mariners — both looking to sign Shohei Otani — completed trades with the Twins for extra bonus-pool money. According to Dave Cameron, it’s reasonable to think that both clubs had direction from Ohtani’s representatives. Also discussed: what Tyler Chatwood’s contract with the Cubs means for Alex Cobb. And: an update on the prospects whose contracts with the Braves were dissolved by the league.
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Audio after the jump. (Approximately 48 min play time.)
Carson Cistulli has published a book of aphorisms called Spirited Ejaculations of a New Enthusiast.