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Thursday, September 8, 2011
Podcast: Morgan's Milton and the AL West

By Eric Karabell

A good ol’ time was had by all on Thursday’s Baseball Today podcast, as Keith Law and I went into extra innings on many subjects, including these:

1. Milwaukee Brewers outfielder Nyjer Morgan made news Wednesday night for some interesting reasons. Is he justified or is he the next Milton Bradley?

2. In the last relevant race, the Los Angeles Angels win and the Texas Rangers lose, and former prospect Jerome Williams played a big role. We reminisce on the right-hander.

3. Similarly, good for Oakland Athletics right-hander Guillermo Moscoso, who was nearly perfect against the Kansas City Royals. Who is this guy?

4. Let’s talk Tigers! Justin Verlander and the many wins, Jose Valverde and the many saves … what does it all mean?

5. The Philadelphia Phillies and the Brewers begin a big series Thursday, but is it really big at all? Do you believe in October calling cards?

Plus: Excellent e-mails, Chase Utley’s head, identifying bat speed, Davey Johnson in D.C. long term and so much more on a packed Thursday Baseball Today podcast. Download now!