October 16, 2012
Ben and Sam discuss whether Matt Holliday’s takeout slide at second was against the rules and why the Cardinals are so widely disliked, then talk about how Ryan Vogelsong has rewarded the Giants for their faith during a string of bad starts.
- Matt Holliday's takeout slide
- Why are the Cardinals disliked
- Ryan Vogelsong
Jingle bell sound clip
Alex Rodriguez flirting with fans. Do people hate or not hate Carlos Beltran?
- Sam: "Mike Matheny doesn't seem too hateable" -Ben "No, he doesn't" (15:54)
- A.J. Burnett's xFIP was better than his ERA (19:58)
- Effectively Wild Episode 63: The Slide Heard ‘Round the World/Why Does Everyone Hate the Cardinals?/Ryan Vogelsong Rewards Bruce Bochy
- Bochy delares takeout slide on Scutaro 'illegal'
- McRae takes out Randolph at second
- 1972 World Series slide
- My Team Is Better Than Yours by Will Leitch
- AJ Burnett vs. Jared Weaver's xFIP