Acuña Superstar Status; Dodgers/Yankees Blockbuster WS?; Astros Cy Young Stranglehold
This week on Inside the (Rob) Parker, Rob explains why Ronald Acuña has already ascended to superstar status in only his second year, why a Dodgers/Yankees World Series would be a blockbuster would be huge for MLB, and looks at the Astros aces setting up for a rare 1/2 Cy Young finish. He also names his Top 3 MLB Teams of the Week, this week’s ‘Twitter Trash Talk’ Winner, ‘Fair or Foul’ and the Analytic Stat of the Week.
Guests: Jacque Jones – Former MLB Outfielder discusses going back to USC to get his degree at 44, which players from his generation would best be suited for today’s game, and his connection to his early Twins team; Mark Willard – KNBR Host discusses the Giants and A’s playoff chances.
Inside the Parker pod: HOF voter @RobParkerFS1 thinks Justin Verlander’s clubhouse ban of a Tigers beat writer was bush league, and fellow writers should have boycotted to have his back
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