Red Sox Dominance, Matt Carpenter For NL MVP, and Ronald Acuna's Power With Matthew Kory and Eno Sarris of The Athletic (Ep. 189)

Chase Thomas is joined by The Athletic's Matthew Kory to talk about the Red Sox's Mookie Betts winning AL MVP (4:00), Boston staying on a 115-win pace (10:00), Xander Bogarts falling into the background (20:00), Craig Kimbrel's post-All-Star game struggles (26:00), and how they should fair in the postseason (30:00). Then, The Athletic's Eno Sarris jumps on the pod to talk about Ronald Acuna catching while Ozzie Albies struggles (36:00), whether or not Dansby Swanson could still be a star (42:00), Matt Carpenter's NL MVP case for the Cardinals (48:00), Freddie Freeman being the favorite (53:00), the terrible AL Central (65:00) and the Rays having to be competitive going forward (70:00).