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South Side Sox Postgame Podcast 6 — The Mysteries of Tony’s Bullpen Management

Adrian Serrano and Zach Hayes join Brett Ballantini to discuss the tough Game 2 loss, and try to find out where the best arm on the roster is hiding.

This was a rough game to revisit, but a promise is a promise, and Zach Hayes, Adrian Serrano and Brett Ballantini got together postgame fulfill our playoff mission: a postgame podcast after every game.

So, here’s how this one broke down:

  • It was shaping up as a classic game ... until about two-thirds the way through
  • At what point will we see Hall of Fame Baseball Person, Tony La Russa?
  • Pick your favorite mishap of Game 2
  • Has La Russa given the Astros a huge gift with his bullpen management in Houston?
  • Did Michael Kopech make the postseason roster?
  • Picks for Game 3 starter among Dylan Cease, Carlos Rodón and Kopech
  • Hey, Zach is heading to the Game 3 Blackout, Adrian Game 4 if played, so we take a quick measurement of how awesome that experience is going to be

Listen below, on our built-in Megaphone player:

or follow along with every episode at Apple Podcasts or Spotify, and watch the podcast play out on video at that online hit factory, South Side Hit Pen’s YouTube channel.