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(Vid) Behind the Numbers: New media & its impact on fandom

Celebrating the Fan Experience Part 3: Sabermetrics, Social Media & the Impact on Fandom

Hosts:  Wayne Parillo and Rob Shaw

Behind the Numbers is a series of conversations and discussions with baseball, blog, sabermetric, and fantasy experts.

Guest:Dave Cameron, co-founder ussmariner.com, and writer for fangraphs.com and espn.com Insider. Follow him at d_a_cameron

Dave Cameron covers topics from super 2 status, sabermetrics hitting the main stream, and how new media such as social media and twitter changes the way he is Mariner’s fan. Plus some good old fashioned stories and thoughts on Jose Bautista, the Cardinals, and Charlie Blackmon.

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(Vid) Behind the Numbers – Confessions of an Autograph Enthusiast

Celebrating the Fan Experience Part 2, Collecting Autographs

Hosts:  Wayne Parillo and Brendan McGrail

Behind the Numbers is a series of conversations and discussions with baseball, blog, sabermetric, and fantasy experts.

Guest: Tom Tomae

At some point all of us have tried to get an autograph from a player. Self professed “autograph enthusiast” Tom Tomae takes us inside the sub-cultures within the autograph collecting world, the time Bernie Williams called security, trying to get David Wright’s signature, and a few tips for people who are hunting for autographs.

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(Vid) Behind the Numbers – Jason Fry and his favorite Mets memories

The Grand Slam Single & Other Baseball Stories

Hosts:  Wayne Parillo and Brendan McGrail

Behind the Numbers is a series of conversations and discussions with baseball, blog, sabermetric, and fantasy experts.

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Guest: Jason Fry

Celebrating the fan experience with Faithandfearinflushing.com co-founder and NY Times best selling author as he gives us with his craziest Mets story while watching a Mets game at a bar in New Orleans, his most emotional Mets memories, why he goes to games live, and R.A. Dickey and the Darth Vader outfit.

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(Vid) Behind the Numbers – Will Leitch on everything

Hosts: Robert Shaw and Wayne Parillo

Behind the Numbers is a series of conversations and discussions with baseball, blog, sabermetric, and fantasy experts.

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Guest: Will Leitch

The extremely funny and entertaing co-founder Deadspin, contributing editor at New York Magazine, and author of four books stops by. Follow him a @williamfleitch

About Deadspin

Would Deadspin work now?

Is the opportunity for independent sites gone?

Branding

Closing & Credits 18:30 – the End

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(Vid) Behind the Numbers: How to Discuss Sabermetrics Without Alienating People

 

Hosts: Robert Shaw and Wayne Parillo

Behind the Numbers is a series of conversations and discussions with blog, sabermetric, and fantasy experts.

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Guest: Steve Slowinski

Writer St Petersburg Times, librarian and contributor at Fangraphs.com, Editor-in-Chief DRaysBay, SB Nation Tampa Bay. Follow him at @steveslow

 

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(Vid) Behind the Numbers: All Things New York Baseball

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

The Mets Episode
Guest: Eno Sarris
Writer for fangraphs.com, Amazin’ Avenue, and Bloomberg Sports. Follow him at @EnoSarris

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(Vid) Behind The Numbers – Cramming for The Draft

Behind the Numbers – Season 2: Cramming for the Draft When You Don’t Have Enough Time to Prepare

Behind The Numbers Season 2 tries out a new video format which includes pop-up information about the guests and subject matter.

Jonah Keri, New York Times National bestsell author of the Extra 2%: How Wall Street Strategies Took a Major League Baseball Team from Worst to First joins Behind the Numbers co-host Wayne Parillo and Fantasy Analyst Rob Shaw for a pre-draft cram
session, helping out since Parillo is a new father and hasn’t exactly had time to prepare. Oh, and there is a special Front Office discount code for listeners.

(Audio) Behind the Numbers w Jeff Passan

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Behind the Numbers
Hosts: Rob Shaw and Wayne Parillo
Guest: Jeff Passan
About the Guest:
Yahoo Sports national writer, co-author of Death to the BCS.
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Total Running Time: 15:26

What’s Inside?

  • Who is Jeff? (0:35 – 1:16)
  • Talking ALCS (1:25 – 3:51)
  • The Umpires as the Story (3:58 – 8:04)
  • Kung Fu Panda and Him Not Playing (8:05 – 10:50)
  • Prince Fielder’s Body Type: He’s Not Fat He’s… (10:44 – 11:40)
  • The New Book – Death to the BCS(11:53 – 12:40)
  • Can College Sports Be Cleaned Up?
    (12:41 – 13:50)

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(Audio) Behind the Numbers w Dave Studeman

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Behind the Numbers
Hosts: Rob Shaw and Wayne Parillo
Guest: Dave Studeman
About the Guest:
He has been called a National Treasure by Rob Neyer, and is also the owner/manager of thehardballtimes.com.
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Total Running Time: 18:29

High Level

  • Being a National Treasure and all about the Hardball Times(0:28 – 2:20)
  • The Pirates and the drive to make money (3:21 – 5:45)
  • The Hardball Times projections (6:30 – 7:41)
  • King Felix for Cy Young & Manny for Chicago (7:44 – 12:43)
  • What is the Hardball Times Annual (17:04 – 17:49)

A Highlight a Minute

  • (0:28 – 0:59) Dave Studeman – the National Treasure
  • (1:00 – 1:35) What The Hardball Times is all about
  • (1:40 – 2:20) Sabermetrics for both fantasy & reality
  • (2:21 – 3:16) Telling a story visually & joining the Hardball Times
  • (3:21 – 4:36) The Pirates making a profit (and the drive to make money)
  • (4:37 – 5:45) Pirates previous failures in developing stars
  • (5:46 – 6:24) Dave’s business background & his lifestyle choice
  • (6:30 – 7:41) THT Projections covering 7,000+ players over the next six years
  • (7:44 – 9:09) Stats v WInning Impact on the organization for the Cy Young Winner
  • (9:15 – 10:22) Why Dave’s proud of the Wins Probably game graphic
  • (10:24 – 11:50) King Felix for Cy Young?
  • (11:51 – 12:43) Is Manny Ramirez enough for the White Sox?
  • (12:44 – 14:12) Did Numb3rs “borrow” from the THT?
  • (14:14 – 15:36) Major League teams buying the annual and the true success of the writers
  • (15:37 – 16:13) How to measure stats in the history books due to steroids
  • (16:14 – 16:49) Why HOF Guidelines would be good
  • (17:04 – 17:49) THT Annual: Stats, Graphs, and Articles
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(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.
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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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