In which Matt and Jason talk about Rafael Soriano’s new two-year (plus option) deal, the five-year extensions for Dan Duquette and Buck Showalter, and what the rule allowing managers to bring managers to the mound means for who/what else might be allowed to come to the mound in the future.
Non-topics: cookies, waffles, racism, zombies, haircuts, hockey, human organs, ska, Joey Cat, and John Jaso’s beard.
In which Matt and Jason talk about the failed Justin Upton trade, Jonathan Singleton’s absurd 50-game suspension for marijuana, and, if the sabermetric community are like the Tea Party, who are the anarchists, fascists, and Whigs of baseball?
Non-topics: Frederick Wiseman, The West Wing, washing dishes, DOING THIS, and the most unfortunately named Hall of Famer in history.
In which Matt and Jason review how the A.L. has changed so far this offseason, how well the top of the winter 2011-12 free-agent class worked out, and who Delmon Young will play for in 2013.
Other topics include skiing and some things I forgot.