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Tuesday, May 3, 2011
Podcast: Is Verlander a top-10 starter?

By David Schoenfield

Five reasons you should check out Tuesday's Baseball Today podcast with myself and Mark Simon:

1. Jered Weaver finally lost a game and we explain how the Red Sox beat him.

2. Bartolo Colon didn't get credit for the win, but was excellent yet again, and you may be surprised how he's doing it.

3. Is Justin Verlander one of the top 10 starters in the game? I'm not so sure, but Mark disagrees.

4. How tough has the Braves' schedule been and should David Ross really become Jair Jurrjens' personal catcher?

5. Fun Armando Benitez factoid that you won't want to miss!

Plus emails, injury updates, Andre Ethier's hitting streak, James Loney's $1 fines, the Giants' hitting woes and a preview of Tuesday's games.