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Daily baseball statistical analysis and commentary from the staff at FanGraphs.com.
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Daily baseball statistical analysis and commentary from the staff at FanGraphs.com.

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English


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FanGraphs Audio: Towering Figure of Sabermetrics Rob Neyer

9/18/2018
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Episode 834 A former research assistant for Bill James and writer for ESPN at the dawn of the internet, Rob Neyer has recently authored a book, Powerball, that uses an A’s-Astros game from September 2017 as an entree into meditations on the current state of the sport. Don’t hesitate to direct pod-related correspondence to @cistulli […]

Duration:01:00:33

FanGraphs Audio Presents: The Untitled McDongenhagen Project, Ep. 2

9/17/2018
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UMP: The Untitled McDongenhagen Project, Episode 2 This is the second episode of a weekly program co-hosted by Eric Longenhagen and Kiley McDaniel about player evaluation in all its forms. The new show, which is available through the normal FanGraphs Audio feed, has a working name now, but barely. The show is all prospect stuff, […]

Duration:01:16:49

FanGraphs Audio: Nate Freiman, FanGraphs Resident for August

9/12/2018
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Episode 833 Nate Freiman was a professional ballplayer for nine seasons, during two of which he served as first baseman for the Oakland Athletics of Major League Baseball. He served, more recently, as FanGraphs’ resident for the month of August. He is, not coincidentally, the guest on this edition of the program. Don’t hesitate to […]

Duration:00:44:46

FanGraphs Audio Presents: Untitled McDongenhagen Project

9/11/2018
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Introduction to the McDongenhagen Project This represents the first episode of a weekly program co-hosted by Eric Longenhagen and Kiley McDaniel about player evaluation in all its forms. The new show, which will be available through the normal FanGraphs Audio feed, doesn’t have a name yet, but reader input is invited. The show won’t be […]

Duration:01:03:41

FanGraphs Audio: An Hour of the Lead Prospect Analyst

8/29/2018
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Episode 832 Eric Longenhagen is the lead prospect analyst for FanGraphs dot com. In this episode, he speaks for a period of time either (a) equivalent to or (b) very much resembling one hour. Topics considered: the 18-year-old right-hander in Cleveland’s system who’s better than any prep pitcher eligible for the 2019 draft, the challenge […]

Duration:01:03:59

FanGraphs Audio: Harrison Crow of American Soccer Analysis

8/24/2018
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Episode 831 Unlike the top European leagues, where a few wealthy clubs enter each season virtually assured of finishing atop their respective country’s tables, Major League Soccer offers considerable parity. On this edition of FanGraphs Audio, Harrison Crow of American Soccer Analysis addresses the implications of that parity, while also discussing certain notable concepts in […]

Duration:01:10:13

FanGraphs Audio: Fresh IQ Dayn Perry Odor Protection™ Episode

8/21/2018
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Episode 830 Dayn Perry is a contributor to CBS Sports’ Eye on Baseball and the author of three books — one of them not very miserable. He’s also the foul guest on this edition of FanGraphs Audio. Don’t hesitate to direct pod-related correspondence to @cistulli on Twitter. You can subscribe to the podcast via iTunes […]

Duration:00:56:12

FanGraphs Audio: Jay Jaffe’s Cooperstown

8/19/2018
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Episode 829 Jay Jaffe is progenitor of the very famous JAWS metric and author of the reasonably famous The Cooperstown Casebook. On this edition of the program, he recounts a harrowing drive from Secaucus to Cooperstown, advises listeners on when not to visit the Hall of Fame’s gift shop, and relates the experience of spending […]

Duration:00:46:07

FanGraphs Audio: Travis Sawchik Fulfills His Obligation to FanGraphs

8/12/2018
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Episode 828 Formerly a Pirates beat reporter for the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, Travis Sawchik has also recently become a former contributor to FanGraphs dot com, having announced his departure this past week. This episode represents his final regular appearance on the program. Don’t hesitate to direct pod-related correspondence to @cistulli on Twitter. You can subscribe to […]

Duration:00:50:18

FanGraphs Audio: Meg Rowley on the Wild Frontiers of the Game

8/7/2018
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Episode 827 Meg Rowley, managing editor of The Hardball Times, discusses not only (a) the rules of the game but also (b) how much fretting is appropriate over those rules — both for commissioner Rob Manfred and for private citizens at their homes. Also: how the Maginot Line — that is, a line of fortifications […]

Duration:00:50:46

FanGraphs Audio: Eric Longenhagen’s Prospect Road Trip

8/1/2018
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Episode 826 Lead prospect analyst Eric Longenhagen recently traveled from Phoenix to Baltimore to Washington DC to Chicago to Catasauqua to Hartford to Wilmington, not necessarily in that order. What he does in this episode of FanGraphs Audio is to recount his travels. Don’t hesitate to direct pod-related correspondence to @cistulli on Twitter. You can […]

Duration:01:10:44

FanGraphs Audio: The Trade Value Episode

7/26/2018
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Episode 825 More than a decade ago, erstwhile managing editor Dave Cameron published the first edition of his Trade Value Series for FanGraphs dot com. Following Cameron’s departure from the site this winter — to join the San Diego Padres, is why — lead prospect analyst emeritus Kiley McDaniel agreed to fill the large and […]

Duration:00:55:41

FanGraphs Audio: Travis Sawchik, Realignment Evangelist

7/22/2018
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Episode 824 Travis Sawchik, past author of one book and future author (with The Ringer’s Ben Lindbergh) of another one, utilizes this appearance on FanGraphs Audio to catalog the virtues of realignment and convert the masses to his vision of the future. Don’t hesitate to direct pod-related correspondence to @cistulli on Twitter. You can subscribe […]

Duration:01:01:00

FanGraphs Audio: Dan Szymborski, Full-Time Employee

7/17/2018
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Episode 823 Dan Szymborski is the owner-operator of the ZiPS projection system. Previously a contributer to Baseball Think Factory and ESPN Insider, he has recently become FanGraphs’ newest full-time employee. He’s also the guest on this edition of FanGraphs Audio. Don’t hesitate to direct pod-related correspondence to @cistulli on Twitter. You can subscribe to the […]

Duration:00:38:44

FanGraphs Audio: Eric Longenhagen on the July 2 Class

7/2/2018
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Episode 822 Even the best players in this year’s international free-agent class won’t be wholly relevant for another five years. With that in mind, much of this episode is dedicated to those IFAs who signed five years ago — a collection of players that includes Rafael Devers and Gleyber Torres among others. Also: notes from […]

Duration:00:55:16

FanGraphs Audio: Dayn Perry A&M

6/25/2018
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Episode 821 Dayn Perry is a contributor to CBS Sports’ Eye on Baseball and the author of three books — one of them not very miserable. He’s also the highest educator on this edition of FanGraphs Audio. Don’t hesitate to direct pod-related correspondence to @cistulli on Twitter. You can subscribe to the podcast via iTunes […]

Duration:01:02:41

FanGraphs Audio: Meg Rowley on Ranking and Choosing and Voting

6/20/2018
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Episode 820 Baseball coverage features considerable ranking and also no little voting. Maine, meanwhile, recently became the first state to employ ranked choice voting in an election. Meg Rowley, managing editor of the Hardball Times and also scholar in the field of Representation, is tasked with commenting on both simultaneously in this edition of the […]

Duration:00:50:21

FanGraphs Audio: Jake Mailhot, FanGraphs Resident for May

6/14/2018
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Episode 819 Jake Mailhot is a staff editor at Mariners blog Lookout Landing. Even more relevant to this episode, he also served as FanGraphs’ resident for the month of May. On this edition of the program, he discusses the lengthy correspondence between his Chinese grandparents, the ancient correspondence between Paul and the Ephesians, and Edwin […]

Duration:01:02:24

FanGraphs Audio: Travis Sawchik Mixes Up His Matts

6/6/2018
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Travis Sawchik recently conducted an interview in the White Sox clubhouse with a player he assumed, for good reason, was Matt Davidson.

Duration:00:46:10

FanGraphs Audio: The Draft Episode

6/3/2018
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Baseball's amateur draft begins on Monday. This episode, featuring Eric Longenhagen and Kiley McDaniel, was both recorded and published on Sunday afternoon.

Duration:01:06:30