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Statcast (TM) is changing the way we watch baseball, and we're only beginning to figure out how it will revolutionize the game. Mike Petriello, Matt Meyers and special guests discuss what this groundbreaking technology is teaching us. Be sure to follow @Statcast on twitter for the best daily video clips featuring this new technology!

Statcast (TM) is changing the way we watch baseball, and we're only beginning to figure out how it will revolutionize the game. Mike Petriello, Matt Meyers and special guests discuss what this groundbreaking technology is teaching us. Be sure to follow @Statcast on twitter for the best daily video clips featuring this new technology!

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Statcast (TM) is changing the way we watch baseball, and we're only beginning to figure out how it will revolutionize the game. Mike Petriello, Matt Meyers and special guests discuss what this groundbreaking technology is teaching us. Be sure to follow @Statcast on twitter for the best daily video clips featuring this new technology!

Language:

English


Episodes

How To Formulate A Roster for a 2020 Baseball Celebration Game - Season 6, Ep. 12

4/1/2020
Host Mike Petriello and national editor Matt Meyers talk about what it's like to watch 1980s classic baseball, talk about current pitchers selecting their favorite ever pitches, and work out a formula to try to imagine what the rosters would be for a season-opening baseball celebration game to take the place of the 2020 All-Star Game.

Duration:00:46:21

Drafting the last 25 World Series champions - Season 6, Ep. 11

3/27/2020
MLB.com columnist Will Leitch joins host Mike Petriello and MLB.com national editor Matt Meyers to draft each of the last 25 World Series champions, ranking them from best to worst, from the 1995 Atlanta Braves to the 2019 Washington Nationals.

Duration:01:27:10

87 Years of Being a Cubs Fan - Season 6, Ep. 10

3/25/2020
Host Mike Petriello and national editor Matt Meyers react to Noah Syndergaard's elbow injury, talk about the "season" that Barry Bonds hit 95 homers and share possibly unpopular baseball takes, before Mike's 99-year-old great uncle Frank joins the show to discuss becoming a Cubs fan back in 1933 and seeing them finally win in 2016.

Duration:00:49:34

The Best Baseball You've Ever Seen - Season 6, Ep. 9

3/20/2020
Host Mike Petriello and national editor Matt Meyers reminisce about their favorite baseball moments, including the first games they ever attended, the best and weirdest games they ever saw and their own personal on-field highs, including Matt bringing in Little League teammate Teddy Wayne to verify his story.

Duration:00:53:14

Talking Baseball, Without Baseball - Season 6, Ep. 8

3/17/2020
Host Mike Petriello and national editor Matt Meyers try to cope with the suspension of the baseball season by thinking about what a shortened season might mean, looking at their favorite losing teams, talking about xERA & Hawk-Eye, before Matt tries to stump Mike with a collection of old found baseball cards.

Duration:00:44:32

Judge is hurt, the cool thing the Rockies are doing, and how to open The Vault - Season 6, Ep. 7

3/6/2020
Host Mike Petriello and national editor Matt Meyers look at the effect of Aaron Judge's rib injury and how the extensions for Christian Yelich and Yoan Moncada impact the Central divisions. They then investigate an interesting Rockies approach and how managers are reacting to the three-batter minimum. Finally they dig into the new MLB.com contest, "The Vault."

Duration:00:48:40

The 2019 breakout that's for real, how to measure the Dodgers' depth, and what to make of Lorenzo Cain - Season 6, Ep. 6

2/27/2020
Host Mike Petriello and national editor Matt Meyers look at whether the Yankee injuries open up the AL East, which 2019 breakout is a strong bet to keep mashing, whether the Dodgers might have the deepest lineup ever and how confident to be in Lorenzo Cain having a rebound from a down 2019.

Duration:00:43:13

2020's deepest lineup, the other fascinating TB/SD trade, and why the rule changes matter - Season 6, Ep. 5

2/13/2020
Host Mike Petriello and national editor Matt Meyers project 2020's deepest lineup, dig into the overlooked Emilio Pagan-Manuel Margot trade, check out how the new rule changes will impact the game, and investigate some of the new 2020 projections.

Duration:00:51:11

The Mookie Betts trade rocks the sport - Season 6, Ep. 4

2/5/2020
Host Mike Petriello and national editor Matt Meyers dissect the impact of the Mookie Betts and Joc Pederson trades, including how it impacts each team involved and those teams not involved as well

Duration:00:39:46

How Castellanos might fit in Cincy, Betts might actually get traded, and what Dusty means to Houston - Season 6, Ep. 3.

1/30/2020
Host Mike Petriello and national editor Matt Meyers discuss how Great American Ball Park might affect Nicholas Castellanos, what the Cubs might do now that Kris Bryant's service time case has been resolved, ponder a potential Mookie Betts trade, and look at how Dusty Baker and the Astros might fit together.

Duration:00:43:55

Ozuna and Donaldson find new homes, why the metrics don't like Albies, and why Moustakas could fit at 2B - Season 6, Ep. 2

1/22/2020
Host Mike Petriello and national editor Matt Meyers discuss the numbers behind Marcell Ozuna signing with the Braves, Josh Donaldson joining the Twins, why Infield Outs Above Average has Ozzie Albies declining so much, why the Mike Moustakas second base experiment could work and what's happened in the NL Central this winter.

Duration:00:34:19

Statcast Infield Outs Above Average Is Here - Season 6, Ep. 1

1/10/2020
Host Mike Petriello and national editor Matt Meyers celebrate that José Martínez has finally been traded to the Rays, then turn to the newest expansion of Statcast data into Infield Outs Above Average, before welcoming in MLB.com Sr. Data Architect Tom Tango to provide a deeper dive into how a metric gets made.

Duration:00:43:13

What the Brewers up to, what if the Reds get Lindor, and what we enjoyed in 2019 - Season 5, Ep. 38

12/19/2019
Host Mike Petriello and national editor Matt Meyers dive into all of Milwaukee's moves, look at Francisco Lindor trade rumors, and reflect upon some of the fun stories we may have overlooked in 2019.

Duration:00:38:39

Cole, Rendon, Strasburg, and Winter Meetings Mayhem - Season 5, Ep. 37

12/12/2019
Host Mike Petriello and national editor Matt Meyers break down the action from the Winter Meetings, including the big signings of Anthony Rendon and Gerrit Cole, why Mike didn't like the trades the White Sox and Angels made, and what comes next.

Duration:00:42:48

Wheeler, Moustakas, and Hamels all find new homes - Season 5, Ep. 36

12/4/2019
Host Mike Petriello and national editor Matt Meyers break down a suddenly hot Hot Stove, with the data behind Zack Wheeler heading to Philadelphia, Cole Hamels to Atlanta, Mike Moustakas to Cincinnati, as well as wondering what's up with Omar Narváez's batted ball data, and some interesting non-tendered players.

Duration:00:35:49

Grandal to Chicago, how Trout gets to October, and where the relievers will come from - Season 5, Ep. 35

11/21/2019
Host Mike Petriello and national editor Matt Meyers celebrate Yasmani Grandal signing with the White Sox, ask how the Angels can get Mike Trout to the playoffs, project Gerrit Cole's future, wonder where the relievers will come from and welcome in MLB.com's Sarah Langs to talk about Anthony Rendon and baseball stats.

Duration:00:53:51

The Pomeranz breakout, why Ozuna underperforms, and whether Castellanos can field - Season 5, Ep., 34

11/15/2019
Host Mike Petriello and national editor Matt Meyers look at why it made sense for Atlanta to sign Will Smith, note the incredibly impressive feats of Drew Pomeranz, wonder why Marcell Ozuna keeps underperforming, and investigate whether Nicholas Castellanos can play credible defense.

Duration:00:46:02

How will Anthony Rendon age, what if Mookie is traded, and finding the next Mike Tauchman -- Season 5, Ep. 33

11/6/2019
Host Mike Petriello and national editor Matt Meyers wonder how past versions of Anthony Rendon have aged, look at the ramifications of the Red Sox possibly trading Mookie Betts, try to find the next Mike Tauchman, note the historic aspect of Will Harris in Game 7 of the World Series, and dig into the qualifying offers and upcoming awards.

Duration:00:43:42

Everything worth knowing about the 2019 World Series - Season 5, Ep. 32

10/22/2019
Host Mike Petriello and national editor Matt Meyers preview the World Series, look at how the postseason may not be as random as it once was, figure out what's ailing Yordan Álvarez, wonder how Yuli Gurriel is somehow simultaneously not striking out and not hitting and investigate how many Hall of Famers might be in this year's Fall Classic.

Duration:00:35:55

The Nationals are headed to the World Series, but who will join them? - Season 5, Ep. 31

10/16/2019
Host Mike Petriello and national editor Matt Meyers break down how the Nationals dominated the Cardinals, why you should know Tanner Rainey, what's going on with Giancarlo Stanton in the ALCS and introduce your newest name to know: Cole Uvila.

Duration:00:26:53