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A Pod of Their Own, Episode 181: Your finest Las Vegas wine

This week on the show, we get excited for Dollars for Dingers on Saturday, clown on the A’s for gifting a recovering alcoholic cheap wine, and discuss the battle in the courts over MLB’s antitrust exemption.

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Welcome back to A Pod of Their Own, an all-women led Home Run Applesauce podcast where we talk all things Mets, social justice issues in baseball, and normalize female voices in the sports podcasting space.

This week, we begin by talking a little bit about the Mets, but mostly getting excited for Dollars for Dingers, which is on Saturday at 4:00pm at Ebbs at Citi Field. If you are unable to make it in person, you can purchase raffle tickets online for a Starling Marte signed baseball or a Home Run Apple neon from Athlete Logos until 11:59pm on Friday night.

In our baseball segment this week, we talk about the challenge to MLB’s antitrust exemption currently before the Supreme Court. We also talk about the A’s giving Miguel Cabrera—a recovering alcoholic—a cheap bottle of wine as a retirement gift. We also shout out this incredible piece from Sam Blum of The Athletic about the tragic story of Angels prospect Zac Kristofak’s family.

Finally, we wrap things up with Walk-off Wins, where each of us talks about what’s making us happy this week, baseball-related or otherwise.

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