Geoff Blum and Mitchell Schwartz (Ep. 69)

The Ringer's Ben Lindbergh and Michael Baumann bring on former big leaguer (and current Astros broadcaster) Geoff Blum to discuss his evolution in the booth (01:00), the Astros’ past, present, and future (03:30), the differences between playing for good and bad teams, and more (18:00). Then, they welcome Kansas City Chiefs offensive tackle Mitchell Schwartz to talk about his affinity for baseball (26:00), his thoughts on biometric monitoring of athletes (28:30), and the gaps between baseball and football in terms of physical strain (31:30), the strength of unions and security of contracts (42:30), the use of analytics (44:00), and the degree to which player performance is dependent on coaching (47:30).

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