25 Sep 2020 5:21 PM +00:00

RealSport MLB Roundup, S1E1: Noah Syndergaard, Justin Verlander, and more! (podcast)

(Photo Credit: Keith Allison)

The MLB season is nearly two months old, and RealSport baseball gurus Josh Benjamin and Alec Montecalvo are here to provide their insights from everything across the diamond.

This week, the guys tackle the dominant season of Houston Astros ace Justin Verlander. Is he that good of a pitcher, or is he just on the receiving end of ridiculously good luck? The guys check the numbers, and the answer might come as a surprise.


Also, the injury bug bites the New York Mets again as Noah Syndergaard heads to the disabled list with a strained finger ligament and Josh and Alec discuss how to combat high-velocity arms going down with nagging injuries.

Plus, Jeff Samardzija turns from San Francisco Giant into San Francisco Albatross, the Atlanta Braves suffer growing pains in Boston, and the playoff race is still anyone's game with the All-Star Break just six weeks away.

Finally, hear about Alec's unique facial hair and recent trip to Yankee Stadium, and don't forget to subscribe to RealSport MLB on SoundCloud!