There’s not much conclusive news about Chris Perez right now, and that took some of the wind out of our sails. Still, we had a conversation about a lot of the “what ifs” before getting into the real meat of the Indians’ troubles right now as they work through the hardest part of their schedule so far this season.
The historical perspective and how the world will look at Marijuana
Chris Perez and the marijuana debate
The 10,000 foot view and whether or not this is a big deal
This isn’t shocking and the rich and famous get caught up in this
The national drunk hotline and Jim Rome’s celebrity drunk bus
The Bosch case in Miami and the looming penalties
Jamey Carroll and the lack of a backup shortstop
The benefit to the Indians if Jhonny Peralta gets suspended
Asdrubal Cabrera and just how long he might be out
Mike Aviles and the general state of umpiring in MLB
Indians benefit from the calls too. Not a homer take.
The umpires that shouldn’t be working anymore. CB Bucknor, Tony Randazzo, and Angel Hernandez
J.C. Romero as the left-handed option in the bullpen
Carlos Carrasco and how he’ll fit into the bullpen
Cody Allen and how much George Carlin would hate his name
Jose Lindor and how little you want to start the clock on him
The wild card games and how they hamper them
- Is there anything sillier than a one game playoff?