Effectively Wild Episode 1230: Our Cast is in the Jackpot

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Ben Lindbergh and Jeff Sullivan banter about the end of Steven Brault’s strikeout streak, Brandon Nimmo’s non-HBP, Jacob deGrom’s and Mike Trout’s latest futile heroics, the Mariners’ luck, leaked umpire audio, Hank Aaron on bottle boning, the new-and-improved Jordan Hicks, Miguel Cabrera being done for the year, post-substitution ejections, and a clever college play, then answer listener emails about Manny Margot, lineup loopholes, technical fouls, LeBron James, and Steph Curry, a league of John Jasos, strikeout-free shutouts, doubleheader hangovers and the AL East, and AL fans vs. NL fans, plus Stat Blasts about players per team, teams with the most impending retirees, and MLB fathers vs. MLB sons, two more J.R Smith analogs, and two more DH updates.

Audio intro: The Drifters, "Jackpot"
Audio outro: Jon Auer, "Bottom of the Bottle"

Link to Jeff’s Brandon Nimmo post
Link to Ben’s article about the Mariners’ luck
Link to linked umpire audio
Link to the Gators’ trick play
Link to Ben’s Jordan Hicks article
Link to research on doubleheader hangovers
Link to research about player fatigue effects
Link to data on players per team
Link to data teams with the most swan songs
Link to data on father-son WAR totals

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In case anyone wants the audio from the launch angle exit velo call: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1Q0PBlMX5Q6aXH51jOK6euO1s3Js5_g6M/view?usp=sharing