This week on Faceoff with Chris, it’s a baseball-heavy show with loads of info regarding the largest contract in American sports history signed by Giancarlo Stanton of the Miami Marlins. The 13-year $325 million deal is broken down by the host. Chris gives five reasons why this contract works out for both sides. Also, are the Marlins actually out smarting their cornerstone superstar? How will this contract affect other young superstar athletes in Major League Baseball such as Mike Trout and Andrew McCutchen?
Then, Eagles-insider Bryn Swartz of Bleacher Report makes his weekly appearance on the show. Bryn runs down the QB situation for the rest of the season and beyond, Marcus Smith’s report card, LeSean McCoy’s tough season, and what we can expect out of the Eagles this weekend against the Tennessee Titans. Lastly, Chris and Kyle wrap up the show with the latest information on the Cole Hamels trade rumor mill. Then, Kyle gives us his Quick Hits of the week.
Music credit: Foo Fighters – “Congregation;” David Guetta & Showtek – “Bad” ft. Vassy.
Commercial bed music credit: Skream & Benga – “Nefariousa;” The Darkness – “One Way Ticket;” Iggy Azalea – “Work;” Jay Z – “Public Service Announcement/My Name is Hov.”
Chris DiFrancesco is the Philadelphia Flyers editor for PhilaPhans.com. Every Thursday, Faceoff with Chris on Olio.fm will be bringing you the “inside track on the Orange and Black” along with eye-opening thoughts and special guests for an inside-scoop on all the Philadelphia sports teams.