This week on the Gray Area Podcast, Maggie Gray welcomes in SI senior writer and Fox MLB broadcaster Tom Verducci into the podcast studio to talk about the infamous Sports Illustrated cover jinx, how the Chicago Cubs will handle the pressure on them to succeed, power hitters making a return to the game and the health of the sport.
Also joining the show are SI executive editor Stephen Cannella and SI senior editor Emma Span. They discuss why SI chose the Houston Astros to win the World Series, the Tampa Bay Rays playing the Cuban national baseball team in Cuba, Adam LaRoche retiring from baseball, what song they would use as their walk-up music and much more.
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