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Infinite Inning #018: Bad Decisions Can Be Rewarded

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Steve mentions a rude body part three times! Jesse explains one thing the NHL gets right that baseball gets wrong, the Mets are once again dissed, how to cope with Aroldis Chapman is debated, as is the morality of Bartolo Colon, and Franklin Roosevelt’s braces, George Washington’s spectacles, John Beckwith’s rage, and Allie Reynolds’ bad back are explained.

WARNING: There is a brief discussion towards the end of the show about an adult film playing at a drive-in in 1974. Hilarity ensues.

John Beckwith, the money-caressing jockey shorts guy, FDR, George Washington, and me* Please excuse Steven for being late/Allie Reynolds’ bad back*Jesse Spector: Praising Sam Miller/Damning ourselves*Jesse is a New Jersey Devils writer and Steve knows nothing about hockey*An intriguing tidbit about the Red Sox clubhouse*Standings and expanded playoffs*The Best Team of the Year Award (Would the Dodgers’ season be a failure if they don’t win the World Series?)*Regular Season depth vs. playoff capability*Are there too many off days in the playoffs?*Luis Tiant’s 1975 World Series*Postseason strategy isn’t wrong; it’s different*The randomness of the 1960 World Series*A game where bad decisions can be rewarded*The Bush-Gallo injury leads to an uncomfortable discussion*Do you have to bring up a player’s transgressions every time you mention them?*Blue Jays fans don’t like Jesse?*The Mets amass some coupons*Are the Mets bad at injury prevention?*Steven Matz’s injury is so secret it can’t be discussed*Wawa, Gilda Radner, and adult films at the Drive-In*Debating Cheers*Comparing childhood baseball injuries*Aroldis Chapman encore*Bartolo Colon’s double life*Derek Jeter, Baseball Operations Man*Goodbyes.