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Bless You Boys Podcast 22: Tigers talk with Max Bultman of the Athletic

The editorial staff of Bless You Boys breaks down the week in Detroit Tigers news and beyond.

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Host Brandon Day welcomes in Max Bultman, who covers the Detroit Tigers for The Athletic. You can find his articles on Shane Greene, Casey Mize and Niko Goodrum over at The Athletic for a very reasonable subscription fee. Join us for a wide-ranging conversation about the Detroit Tigers season, state of the rebuild, and some of the wider issues in major league baseball.

  • Intro
  • What is a quintessential Detroit Tigers loss in 2018?
  • Which Tigers have been a pleasant surprise in the early going?
  • The secret history of Shane Greene.
  • Casey Mize is totally unphased by the draft hoopla.
  • Bullpenning and the changing economics of the game.
  • The advent of national sports betting and the possible implications for the game.

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