A mega podcast to catch up on the St. Louis Cardinals, the NL Central (5:45), a recap of the NBA Finals (14:00), a look at NBA legacies (17:00), a look ahead to the NBA Draft (43:15), and finally a glance at some college football win total over/unders (1:04:30).
Topics include the St. Louis Cardinals and their trade of Matt Adams, the Chicago Cubs (11:00), a snapshot of the NL Central (15:50), Mizzou’s splash toward the end of the NCAA basketball recruiting season (21:00), the state of SEC basketball (25:10), Take that for Data! concerning the NBA Finals (28:00), Matheny Mistake Manifesto (37:00), and finally The Sauna where the 2017 NBA Finals are discussed with each host taking a side in the Trilogy (40:30)
The Nationals have the most complete lineup in the NL, thanks to the acquisitions of centerfielder Adam Eaton and catcher Matt Wieters. Expect a bounce-back year from Bryce Harper and continued progression from Trea Turner and Anthony Rendon. The pitching is a bit more of a concern. The rotation is fine, led by Max Scherzer, but without the health of Stephen Strasburg it falls a notch below the other NL contenders. The bullpen could be a real issue, and it may require prospects to come up and save the day. Continue reading →