(Audio) BTN with Rany Jazayerli

By Bloomberg Sports //*

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Behind the Numbers
Hosts: Rob Shaw and Wayne Parillo
Guest: Rany Jazarerli
About the Guest:
He may be the world’s most famous dermatologist, though you probably know him better as the co-founder of Baseball Prospectus, from his website Ranyontheroyals.com or his weekly radio show. Either way enjoy the podcast and make sure to follow him on twitter

Total Running Time: 31:08

The High Level Look at What’s Inside

  • The KC Saber-mafia & Why Everyone Came out of KC (:48 – 3:40)
  • The State of a Royals Fan’s Mind (4:11 – 15:11)
  • The Path from Royals Fan to Baseball Prospectus (15:11 – 21:19)
  • Pitcher Abuse & Are Teams Too Cautious (21:20 – 28:09)
  • The Four or Five Man Rotation (28:10 – 29:57)

Eleven Lower Level Highlights

  • (0:48 – 1:38) The KC Saber-mafia
  • (3:00 – 3:50) Boston Globe influence and now Bill Simmons
  • (4:44 – 6:35) Low expectations of Royals Fans & why they glom onto hope
  • (7:01 – 10:42) Why peole are saying good things about the farm system
  • (10:54 – 14:10) Alex Gordon & Billy Butler
  • (15:23 – 16:40) Being ownerless & life with David Glass
  • (17:21 – 19:20) Right place, right time, and Baseball Prospectus
  • (20:00 – 21:19) Why to work for or be a Baseball Prospectus Intern
  • (21:20 – 23:10) Are teams now too cautious with pitchers?
  • (24:00 – 27:53) Nolan Ryan and why NOT to limit innings
  • (28:10 – 29:57) How a brave team needs to step forward and change to a four man rotation

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