Behind the Numbers Season: All Things New York Baseball
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Hosts: Robert Shaw and Wayne Parillo
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The Yankees Episode
Guest: Tom Trudeau
Bloomberg Sports baseball analyst and former ESPN worker. Follow him at @Tom_Trudeau
- 0:30 – 0:55 Introducing Tom Trudeau
- 1:22 -2:34 Cliff Lee hinted the Yankees were too old in the near future. Tom says no.
- 2:34 – 3:35 The (justified) excitement over the Yankees farm team
- 3:39 -5:11 Cashman fills in the margins. Do Dickerson & Millwood have any use this season?
- 5:12 – 7:05 Andruw Jones: How he’ll help the Yankees and fantasy owners too
- 7:24 – 9:21 Looking at the uncertain starting rotation
- 9:22 -10:34 Can the Yankees still win the division? Maybe
- 10:34 – 11:30 More on the Starters & Sabathia’s career innings pitched
- 11:33 -13:48 What has to happen for Yankees to make the post-season
- 13:59 – 16:07 Martin & Posada: What to think & expect
- 16:27 – 18:03 Are the Toronto Blue Jay a contender?
The Mets Episode
Guest: Eno Sarris
Writer for fangraphs.com, Amazin’ Avenue, and Bloomberg Sports. Follow him at @EnoSarris
- 0:30 – 0:52 The Return of Eno Sarris to the show
- 0:55 – 1:20 Bay goes down & what it means
- 1:40 – 2:42 Thoughts on the Mets newfound flexibility
- 2:51 -4:02 Should the Mets just play the young guys?
- 4:45 -5:31 Why Sarris thinks the Mets prospects are flawed & how they used to be (statistically) the fastest team rushing players to the majors
- 6:43 – 8:24 Jose Reyes, the rest of the NL east, and flawed teams
- 8:25 – 9:26 Where the Mets can finish & the Mets minor leaguers to watch
- 9:36 – 12:11 What to think of the Mets middle relief and why not to use WAR
- 12:37 – 16:36 A breakdown of the Mets starters & Sarris runs the numbers on the odds of starting pitchers being hurt
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