Colin Kaepernick, Joey Bosa, and Gary Sanchez on Hang Up and Listen.

Gary Sanchez Is the Greatest Baseball Player of All Time (of This Week)

Gary Sanchez Is the Greatest Baseball Player of All Time (of This Week)

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Aug. 29 2016 4:59 PM

Hang Up and Listen: The O’er the Land of the Free Edition

Slate’s sports podcast on Colin Kaepernick’s protest, Joey Bosa’s contract, and Gary Sanchez’s hot streak.

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Listen to Hang Up and Listen with Stefan Fatsis, Mina Kimes, and Josh Levin by clicking the arrow on the audio player below:

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In this week’s episode of Slate’s sports podcast Hang Up and Listen, Stefan Fatsis and Josh Levin are joined by Mina Kimes of ESPN the Magazine to discuss San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick’s decision to sit down for the national anthem. They also talk about the contract impasse between the San Diego Chargers and their first-round draft pick, Joey Bosa. Finally, Sam Miller of Baseball Prospectus joins to evaluate New York Yankees catcher Gary Sanchez’s hot start and Washington Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper’s long slump.

Here are links to some of the articles and other items mentioned on the show:

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Hang Up and Listen’s weekly royal anthems:

Mina’s royal anthem: The skateboarding dogs of Rio de Janeiro.

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On this week’s Slate Plus bonus segment, Josh, Stefan, and Mina relitigate the Ryan Lochte affair now that more information has come to light. Visit slate.com/hangupplus and try it free for two weeks.

Podcast production and edit by Mickey Capper.

You can email us at hangup@slate.com.