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The Infinite Inning #024: The Sweet and Innocent Before-Times

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Cliff Corcoran (Sports on Earth) returns to simultaneously preview and review the early postseason.

TABLE OF CONTENTS
Ducky and the Produce Truck*A Manager Wrecks and Arm, 1920 Edition*Cliff Corcoran: From Bud Selig with Love: The mystery of the Brewers’ logo*The Wild-Card play-in games Part 1*Does the postseason truly validate the best team?*Teams are mutable*Finishing the season against your playoff opponent (Red Sox-Astros)*A pause to talk about the tragedy in Las Vegas*Twins vs. Yankees*Closers: Shut up*Bullpenning*Rockies-Diamondbacks*Joe Girardi stats*J.D. Martinez, greatest deadline acquisition ever?*Something purely redundant*The Wild-Card play-in games Part 2*Goodbyes.

The Infinite Inning is not only about baseball but a state of mind. Steven Goldman, rotating cohosts Jesse Spector, Cliff Corcoran, and David Roth, and occasional guests discuss the game’s present, past, and future with forays outside the foul lines to the culture at large. Expect stats, anecdotes, digressions, explorations of writing and fandom, and more Casey Stengel quotations than you thought possible. Along the way, they’ll try to solve the puzzle that is the Infinite Inning: How do you find the joy in life when you can’t get anybody out?

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