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In this week's edition of The Strike Zone podcast, Jay Jaffe joins the show to talk about A-Rod's finale, Jonathan Papelbon's next stop and the rest of the week in baseball.

By SI MLB Staff
August 18, 2016

It's been a busy week in baseball, but lucky for you, The Strike Zone podcast is here to fill you in on all the news, notes and comings and goings around MLB with the help of contributing baseball writer Jay Jaffe.

In this week's edition of the show, Jay joins Ted Keith and Stephen Cannella to break down the latest happenings around the game, from Alex Rodriguez's emotional Yankees farewell to the next possible landing spot for deposed Nationals closer Jonathan Papelbon to the potential future of the new-look Yankees to whether anything can derail the mighty Cubs as they continue to dominate their erstwhile competition. Jay also gives his thoughts on Yasiel Puig's demotion and whether the Dodgers' Cuban star will ever resurface in Los Angeles, and weighs in on Jose Altuve's history-making 1,000th hit and his competition in a tight AL MVP race.

Want more top-notch baseball talk delivered straight to you every week? Then subscribe to The Strike Zone podcast on iTunes, Stitcher and Soundcloud. Have any questions, comments or thoughts on the show? Reach out to Ted, Steve or producer Jon Tayler on Twitter.

Check back on next week for another episode of The Strike Zone.

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