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Dolores A. Lozano: Reasons behind protests are being lost

Some players are choosing to stay in the tunnel during the national anthem. Photo by Getty Images

Protests during the national anthem continue to be a hot-button topic in 2018. Many players are raising fists and staying in the locker room during the national anthem, and President Trump is calling for players to be suspended for not respecting the flag. It's only the preseason, so it's hard to know what will happen when the real games begin. We'll find out soon enough.

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With multiple teams showing interest in Justin Verlander, ESPN Houston's John Granato and Lance Zierlein discuss which team they would least like to see Verlander sign with.

John would like to keep Verlander out of the division and away from the Mariners, but Lance thinks JV ending up with the Yankees would be the worst outcome and lays out why.

Plus, the guys discuss if the Astros would be looking to trade some pitchers to make room for Verlander if he returns to Houston next season.

Be sure to check out the full conversation above as the guys break it all down.

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Catch The Bench with John and Lance weekdays from 7-10 AM on ESPN 97.5 and 92.5 FM.

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