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The Shift is the official podcast of Beyond the Box Score -- bringing you baseball analysis from some of the brightest minds in sabermetrics. Hosted by Bryan Grosnick and Stuart Wallace.

The Shift is the official podcast of Beyond the Box Score -- bringing you baseball analysis from some of the brightest minds in sabermetrics. Hosted by Bryan Grosnick and Stuart Wallace.
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The Shift is the official podcast of Beyond the Box Score -- bringing you baseball analysis from some of the brightest minds in sabermetrics. Hosted by Bryan Grosnick and Stuart Wallace.

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English


Episodes

The Shift Episode 32: June 10, 2015 (w/ Eric Garcia-McKinley)

6/10/2015
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On this episode of The Shift, Bryan talks with Beyond the Box Score writer and Rockies expert Eric Garcia-McKinley! Eric and Bryan discuss the Rockies, the Rule 4 Draft, and using sabermetrics on broadcasts. If you like baseball players who wear purple, this is probably the episode for you. (Dinger is still the worst, though.)

Duration:00:43:37

The Shift Episode 31: June 3, 2015 (w/ Matt Goldman)

6/3/2015
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On this episode of The Shift, Bryan is joined by Matt Goldman of Beyond the Box Score and MLB Daily Dish. Bryan and Matt discuss the important things ... namely the San Francisco Giants and whether or not Buster Posey should move off of catcher. You know, the things America needs to know.

Duration:00:28:59

The Shift Episode 30: May 29, 2015 (w/ Neil Weinberg)

5/29/2015
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On this episode of The Shift, Bryan welcomes back former co-host Neil Weinberg. Neil's the co-Managing Editor of Beyond the Box Score, site educator at FanGraphs, and proprietor of New English D -- and he and Bryan talk Tigers and the Marlins' Dan Jennings situation. Check it out!

Duration:00:38:33

The Shift Episode 29: May 26, 2015 (w/ Scott Lindholm)

5/27/2015
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On this episode of The Shift, Bryan is joined by Scott Lindholm -- an editor here at Beyond the Box Score, and a columnist at Baseball Prospectus Wrigleyville. Scott turns the tables on Bryan, asking him questions regarding David Wright and how we handle disappointment, but then things return to normal, with Bryan and Scott digging into the Cubs, the young talent, and their hot start.

Duration:00:39:36

The Shift Episode 28: March 30, 2015 (w/ Brad Cook)

3/30/2015
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On this episode of The Shift, Bryan chats with Brad Cook, part of the team behind Out of the Park 16. OOTP is a baseball simulation tool / game, and it's a straight-up blast. The guys discuss the use of sabermetrics in the game, what it's like to be able to explore what-if scenarios, and even discuss the real-world Philadelphia Phillies.

Duration:00:29:27

The Shift Episode 27: March 3, 2015 (w/ Matt Kory)

3/4/2015
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On this episode of The Shift, Bryan is joined by Matt Kory of Baseball Prospectus, Forbes, About.com, and about a thousand different writing outlets. Matt and Bryan discuss the Red Sox and how they have too many outfielders, as well as how predictions and projections are both great and completely worthless. It's a much better show than I'm making it sound right now.

Duration:00:38:25

The Shift Episode 26: February 25, 2015 (w/ Erik Malinowski)

2/25/2015
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On this episode of The Shift, Bryan is joined by freelance sportswriter and all-around good human Erik Malinowski. Erik and Bryan talk about the New York Mets and their 2015 outlook -- but they also discuss Tom Emanski and some of Erik's favorite pieces from the last few years. It's a must-listen for all the Michael Cuddyer fans out there!

Duration:00:32:31

The Shift Episode 25: February 19, 2015 (w/ Jeff Sullivan)

2/19/2015
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Just when you needed it the most, it's a new episode of The Shift. This time, Bryan is joined by FanGraphs' Jef Sullivan for some talk about the Mariners and their 2015 outlook. Jeff's wit and baseball insight are on full display, so even if you're not a huge fan of the Mariners, it's a must-listen!

Duration:00:31:19

The Shift Episode 24: January 27, 2015 (w/ Jason Wojciechowski)

1/27/2015
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Happy Early Baseball Prospectus 2015 Annual Day! The Shift is celebrating the release of the off-season's essential baseball tome with a completely coincidental guest appearance by the book's co-editor, Jason Wojciechowski! Jason and Bryan talk about the Oakland Athletics and their busy offseason, how the forecast looks for 2015, and what it's like to wrangle the 2015 BP Annual from an editorial standpoint.

Duration:00:33:24

The Shift Episode 23: January 24, 2015 (w/ Danny Russell)

1/24/2015
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Bonus weekend episode of The Shift! Host Bryan Grosnick is joined by Danny Russell, Managing Editor of the popular (and excellent) Tampa Bay Rays blog at SB Nation, DRaysBay. Danny and Bryan discuss the Rays and the big losses the team has faced during this past offseason. It's a good one!

Duration:00:33:15

The Shift Episode 22: January 23, 2015 (w/ Ben Lindbergh)

1/23/2015
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Another week, another episode of The Shift! Host Bryan Grosnick is joined by Ben Lindbergh of Grantland to talk about the New York Yankees (and the team's finances, of course) as well as his work for the Baseball Prospectus 2015 Annual. Ben also talk about what it's been like to write for Grantland -- it's a must-listen!

Duration:00:37:09

The Shift Episode 21: January 16, 2015 (w/ Grant Brisbee)

1/16/2015
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The Shift is back! Host Bryan Grosnick is joined by Grant Brisbee of McCovey Chronicles and SB Nation MLB. The topics: the Giants (naturally) and what it's like to be a fan during a dynasty. In addition, Grant shares his experiences about the winter meetings, and what he's looking forward to in 2015.

Duration:00:34:29

The Shift Episode 20: January 14, 2015 (w/ Chris Cwik)

1/14/2015
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The Shift is back! Host Bryan Grosnick is joined by Chris Cwik of CBSSports and FanGraphs to talk about the Chicago White Sox (and their rebuilding offseason), the Washington Nationals (and whether or not they're poised to break through in 2015), and the 2015 Baseball Prospectus Annual. It's a fun one!

Duration:00:37:26

The Shift 3.0: January 6, 2015 (w/ Rob Neyer)

1/6/2015
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After a long hiatus, The Shift has returned! Host Bryan Grosnick is joined by the Senior Baseball Editor at FoxSports.com, Rob Neyer. Bryan and Rob discuss what to look forward to in the 2015 season and the "Powered by JABO" analytics-based broadcast of NLCS Game 1. Check it out!

Duration:00:30:28

The Shift Episode 18: Expansion - September 11, 2014

9/11/2014
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On this episode of The Shift, Bryan and Stu discuss the possibilities in MLB expansion, and the expansion draft run at Beyond the Box Score over the past few months

Duration:00:47:48

The Shift Episode 17: The War on WAR - September 9, 2014

9/9/2014
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On this episode of The Shift, Bryan and Stu are joined by Chris Cwik of CBS Sports and FanGraphs. The topics of the day: Tommy John surgery, the Washington Nationals, and the recent discussions about the use of Wins Above Replacement as a metric. The hottest takes*. The worst audio quality. It's another episode of America's favorite** high school and college baseball podcast***. * Takes may not be that hot. ** America may not actually have this as a favorite. *** We don't talk about high...

Duration:00:53:26

The Shift Episode 16: Baseball Writing Breakdown - September 4, 2014

9/4/2014
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On this episode of The Shift, Bryan and Stu discuss their favorite baseball writers, and other various topics. It should be a good time!

Duration:00:52:48

The Shift Episode 15: Soler Power - August 28, 2014

8/28/2014
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On this episode of The Shift Bryan and Stu discuss the late-season callups -- and the one that came early in Jorge Soler. Also, they'll discuss the Orioles and how the end of the season's pennant races are shaking out.

Duration:00:51:27

The Shift Episode 14: Saberseminar - August 19, 2014

8/19/2014
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On this episode of The Shift, Bryan and Stu discuss this weekend's Saberseminar in Boston! How was the analysis event of the season? Find out in today's episode!

Duration:00:49:29

The Shift Episode 13: Baseball Potpourri - August 7, 2014

8/7/2014
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On this episode of The Shift, Bryan and Stu discuss a mixed bag of ball topics. Waiver trades! Trade rules! Surprise pitching performances! Surprise pitchers! Javier Baez! It's an episode of The Shift unlike any other. Enter at your own risk

Duration:00:49:27