Former ESPN writer and Fangraphs standout Dan Szymborski joins the show to discuss his projection system ZIPS, and how he developed the system. We get his thoughts on J.T. Realmuto, the Reds affluent offseason, and even his take on superhero icons. Tune in and find out which division Dan thinks may be the toughest division in the world.
The announcement of Roy Halladay being elected into the Hall of Fame came as no surprise to most fans, but better yet served as a fitting salute to the ace taken from this world too soon.
The Nationals will likely provide prospect Victor Robles the chance to play every day in the outfield, as long as they don’t emerge victorious in their pursuit of Bryce Harper.
The Yankees should not continue to be the elitist club of MLB. They need to be reaching out to all of New York, as there are fans from all over.
The problems with major league Type 20B free agency this offseason have brought the name Curt Flood to my brain a lot. Now, with the Hall of Fame lacking Marvin Miller, there is at least another way to honor those who have made the modern free agency system a reality. A retired number is still the way to go...
Congratulations to Joe on the Patriots making the Super Bowl (02:35 - 08:05). Peter Gammons and Donald Trump love Curt Schilling (08:08 - 10:08). The guys run through a very light sampling of free agency news (10:08 - 18:55) and some new rumors (18:55 - 25:43). The Historian pays tribute to Martin Luther King Jr. (25:43 - 27:03). The guys wrap up the show with a Mount Rushmore of two sport athletes that don't get talked about enough (27:03 - 44:30). Store: spurtability.org Tweet at us: @SpurtabilityPod