Brockmire urges Charles to leave a toxic relationship. Charles is appalled at Gus' terrible producing skills. Brockmire is infatuated with Matt Hardesty's nurse and tries to make amends with Hardesty.
Brockmire's mother, who abandoned him and his sister at a young age, comes to town and challenges his relationship with his sister.
Brockmire struggles to accept that Jules is dating his good friend. In hopes of showing Jules the "new Jim," Brockmire begrudgingly agrees to put in a good word for Jules' boyfriend for a job at MLB Network.
As Brockmire deals with his newfound sobriety, he is introduced as the new announcer for the Oakland Athletics with his co-announcer and former softball star Gabby Taylor.