(Audio) Behind the Numbers w/ Dave Cameron

By Bloomberg Sports //*

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Behind the Numbers
Hosts: Rob Shaw and Wayne Parillo
Guest: Dave Cameron
About the Guest:
USSMariner.com co-founder, Fangraphs.com writer, and Wall Street Journal contributer.
Enjoy the podcast and make sure to follow him on twitter

Total Running Time: 21:08

Dave’s Wall Street Journal article we talk about during the podcast

High Level

  • Young Pitchers on the Hill & Better Coaching (1:01 – 5:46)
  • Defense, Baseball, and Situational Relievers (5:47 – 11:17)
  • What We Can Predict for Pitchers (12:11 – 16:21)
  • Adrian Beltre MVP, Hall of Famer, and SafeCo (18:04 – 20:24)
  • Fangraphs at SafeCo on September 4th (20:33 – 21:07)

Near Highlight a Minute

  • (1:01 – 2:04) Why it is NOT the Year of the Pitcher
  • (2:24 – 3:20) Are there a young rising stars on the hill?
  • (3:20 – 3:51) Why there are bigger, stronger pitchers on the mound
  • (3:56 – 4:40) Young pitchers & pin point control
  • (4:41 – 5:46) Minor League coaches & teaching wow to pitch
  • (5:47 – 6:46) How replacing managers is merely fluction bias
  • (6:54 – 8:30) Valuing situational relievers and using situational splits
  • (8:31 – 9:16) What it would take for a team to use only situational splits
  • (9:17 – 9:45) Educating the pitcher
  • (9:57 – 10:49) Defense and baseball – how Mariners have not failed
  • (10:50 – 11:17) Why all strategies succeed and fail
  • (11:32 – 12:10) Pitchers with ERAs under 3.00 and what it means
  • (12:11 – 14:07) Body types, pitching, and what we can predict
  • (14:08 – 15:21) How long is a pitcher’s shelf life?
  • (15:30 – 16:21) Strasburg v Kershaw
  • (16:27 – 17:44) Is Dave a journalist, blogger, or is it all just writing?
  • (18:04 – 18:54) Adrian Beltre for MVP and Hall of Famer?
  • (18:55 – 19:50) SafeCo and the right handed hitters mentality
  • (20:33 – 21:07) Doing an Event at SafeCo During September 4

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