Glen and the Commish sit down with special guest Doug Aiton, Seattle Rainiers GM, to discuss the upcoming 1986 season. Which team won the draft? Who are the rookie of the year favorites? What new teams will be in the mix come September? What is Doug's nighttime beverage of choice?
The Commish sits down with World Series GMs Peter Vays and Glen Reed to dissect the upcoming rookie class, and tackle such hard-hitting questions as: Is this the best rookie crop ever? Is defense passť? Are relievers becoming more important? Is Barry Larkin better than Luis Aguayo?
In a super-sized double-decker season preview edition, the guys count down the league's 16 teams. Will Detroit three-peat? Will Washington catch St. Louis in the Gulf Division? And will Montreal overtake the Sox in the Atlantic and book a playoff return three years after their World Series triumph? Prefer two parts: pause it halfway and finish it later!
Glen, Lance, and the Commish look at the bottom half of the expanded field heading into the 1984 season. Which teams have moved up, which have regressed, and which are building toward a brighter future? Includes insights on current ratings, but also financial situation and farm systems of each team.
Toronto's Eric Clemons and Havana's Lance Mueller sit down with Glen Reed and the Commish to discuss their strategy through the expansion draft, free agency, and the loaded 1984 rookie draft, including that time when Dr. C left his patients in the waiting room so he could assess trade offers for Dwight Gooden.
Vays, Reed, and Smith debate who will land between the wide goalposts of Los Angeles and San Francisco. Topics include the end of an era in the Bay, Chicago's unColt-like pitching, the Maroon rebuild, Chet the Jet, and-last but not least-what Glen thinks of Atlanta.
L.A.'s Peter Vays joins the Commish and "ratings meister" Glen Reed to break down the 1983 East Division race. Learn which leadoff hitter is an automatic out, which pitcher simply doesn't win, and why Cleveland will finish 2nd-or 6th.