Sport Talking Chop Podcast Episode 315: Atlanta takes Game 1 in walk-off fashion

09:30  17 october  2021
09:30  17 october  2021 Source:   sbnation.com

Kevin Cash is tired of questions about Rays' payroll

  Kevin Cash is tired of questions about Rays' payroll Those associated with the Rays are often asked how they manage to maintain their level of success despite the lack of spending. It’s a question that manager Kevin Cash has had enough of. “The question gets old, because the results have been there,” Cash said, via Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times. “It p-sses me off when people ask that.”The Rays are certainly more willing to employ certain approaches than other teams have been. They have consistently traded star players for strong returns instead of handing out big long-term deals to their best players.

The Atlanta Braves hold a 1-0 series lead over the Los Angeles Dodgers in the NLCS after a memorable Game 1 win. Following the contest, the Talking Chop Podcast reconvened to discuss everything that transpired.

  Talking Chop Podcast Episode 315: Atlanta takes Game 1 in walk-off fashion © Photo by Edward M. Pio Roda/Getty Images

Episode 315 is co-hosted by TC’s Brad Rowland and Scott Coleman, and topics include the following:

  • Atlanta struck first in Game 1, with Eddie Rosario getting on base and matriculating around the diamond
  • The Dodgers answered with two-out damage in the second
  • The fourth inning featured the only two home runs of the night, with each team denting the scoreboard once
  • Max Fried put together a gritty outing to keep Atlanta in the game despite not having his best stuff
  • Atlanta’s bullpen continues to be lights-out, including three more scoreless innings from Tyler Matzek, Luke Jackson and Will Smith
  • Austin Riley is the Game 1 hero, both for his walk-off hit in the ninth inning and his home run earlier in the contest
  • Looking ahead to Game 2, with Ian Anderson scheduled to face off against Max Scherzer
  • Much, much more

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