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Juicing The Numbers is a statistics in sports podcast where hosts Corwin Heller and Josh Tracey ask practical and hypothetical questions about what's happening in the world of Baseball, Football, and Hockey, and try to "juice the numbers" to answer those questions. This show is a fun, laid back, and numbers-oriented discussion on our outrageous ideas as simple-minded fans.

Juicing The Numbers is a statistics in sports podcast where hosts Corwin Heller and Josh Tracey ask practical and hypothetical questions about what's happening in the world of Baseball, Football, and Hockey, and try to "juice the numbers" to answer those questions. This show is a fun, laid back, and numbers-oriented discussion on our outrageous ideas as simple-minded fans.
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Juicing The Numbers is a statistics in sports podcast where hosts Corwin Heller and Josh Tracey ask practical and hypothetical questions about what's happening in the world of Baseball, Football, and Hockey, and try to "juice the numbers" to answer those questions. This show is a fun, laid back, and numbers-oriented discussion on our outrageous ideas as simple-minded fans.

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@JuicingPod

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English


Episodes

Episode 30: Is It Worth It? Valuing NFL Draft Picks

4/18/2019
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With the 2019 NFL Draft rapidly approaching, Corwin and Josh talk about how to value NFL draft picks as well as go through a few historical trade examples of picks being swapped and discussing how they looked at the time and how they look now. Email: juicingthenumbers@gmail.com Twitter: https://twitter.com/JuicingPod Website: https://juicingthenumbers.wixsite.com/website

Duration:01:29:59

Episode 29: Best Of The Best: Baseball Players From Around The Globe

4/15/2019
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Corwin and Josh look up some of the greatest players in the history of the NPB, KBO, CPBL, and Dominican League. Then, they dive into a discussion on the recent Ozzie Albies extension, with a bonus story involving Chuck Knoblauch.

Duration:01:40:33

Episode 28: Foul Thoughts: Does Foul Territory Relate To Cy Young Wins?

4/11/2019
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While discussing the Dodger's Cy Young success during a tour of the stadium, the idea of foul territory affecting a pitcher's ability to win Cy Young awards was posed. Corwin and Josh dive into some of the numbers around that to see if this theory is possible, and if so, by how much?

Duration:01:29:37

Episode 27: The Greatest Show On Ice: The NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs

4/8/2019
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With the NHL regular season officially over and the playoffs on the horizon, Corwin and Josh give their matchup predictions and potential series winners for this year's Stanley Cup playoffs.

Duration:01:04:44

Episode 26: Go Big Or Go Home: Going For Two In The NFL

4/4/2019
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Corwin talks about the advantages of going for two vs the traditional PAT in the NFL as well as the success rate of using the Jumbo Formation as a viable goal-line option. The Waxahachi Swap also gets an honorable mention.

Duration:01:17:36

Episode 25: Call Your Shot: 2019 MLB Bold Predictions

4/1/2019
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Corwin and Josh go through their predictions for award winners and other occurrences for the 2019 MLB season.

Duration:01:35:50

Episode 24: NCAA Wrestling Championships & MLB Extensions

3/28/2019
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Corwin and Josh catch up on Corwin's recent trip to Pittsburgh for the NCAA Wrestling championships as well as talk about the bevy of recent MLB extensions that have been handed out.

Duration:01:23:21

Episode 23: The Greg Show: Talking March Madness w/Greg

3/25/2019
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With Corwin away in Pittsburgh to watch Penn State wrestling, Greg stops by to talk about March Madness and basketball in general. With his giant personality, this episode quickly becomes overtaken by the guest in what became The Greg Show.

Duration:01:23:38

Episode 22: All I Do Is Win: Most Valuable Position By Wins

3/21/2019
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In the follow-up to last Thursday's episode, Corwin and Josh look at how they would determine the Most Valuable Position in both the NFL and MLB by using awards, recognitions, and win statistics. They then compare this to last week's results and make a final determination as to which position they think can be quantified as the most valuable.

Duration:01:47:37

Episode 21: Bigger Is Better: Where Would You Put Expansion Teams?

3/18/2019
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Corwin and Josh use the content of their previous episode about team attendance factors (as well as some very bad geography) to best determine where they think new teams should go in each the NFL, NHL, and MLB.

Duration:01:33:58

Episode 20: Pony Up: Most Valuable Position By Earnings

3/14/2019
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In the first part of a two-part episode, Corwin and Josh explore determining what the most valuable position on a baseball diamond and football field are by the amount that the various positions are paid. We also go through picking which positions we would play given contract size, career earnings, and career length.

Duration:01:33:48

Episode 19: Show Me What You Got: The NFL Combine

3/11/2019
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Corwin talks about the recent events of note from the NFL combine while Josh interjects with questions about the limited things he knows about it. Then a small around the NFL conversation finishes out the discussion.

Duration:01:04:33

Episode 18: Take Me Out To The Ball Game: Which Factors Affect Team Attendance

3/7/2019
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In this episode, we look at several factors surrounding individual team's that may affect their turnout over the course of the season. Something of a primer when thinking about team attendance, think of this as the beginning of a larger discussion that will grow when we eventually begin talking about expansion teams in each sport.

Duration:01:16:32

Episode 17: Rugby And The People Who Play It (w/Greg & Caroline)

3/4/2019
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Corwin and I are reunited and we head over to spend time with our friends Greg and Caroline (both rugby players) to talk about the sport of rugby, women in rugby, and women in sports in general. Greg has since retired from his playing days and is now focused on reffing rugby to stay involved. Caroline continues to play as well as serving as Women's Outreach Coordinator for her team/league. Check out their league's social: IG @lehighvalleyhooligans Twitter @LV_Hooligans FB Lehigh Valley...

Duration:01:24:08

Episode 16: Adjusting The Points Leader In The NHL

2/28/2019
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With all the different ways to accumulate points over the course of an NHL season, Corwin and Josh try to devise a way to see who earned their points the hard way, and who was just "skating" by. Another DIY weighted equation episode, listen as the guys try to find the answer to a question no one was asking: who is the true points king in the NHL?

Duration:01:06:01

Episode 15: Around The Horn

2/25/2019
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Corwin and Josh discuss topics from around the sports world from the past week.

Duration:01:26:04

Episode 14: Putting Your Best Foot Forward: Lead-off Hitting In The MLB

2/21/2019
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We go back to baseball as the guys talk about one of the more interesting parts of constructing a lineup in baseball, the lead-off hitter. They go through a homemade formula of sorts that Josh used to create a metric that could be employed to compare lead-off hitters against each other based on the characteristics that they chose to be important. Find out who tops the list!

Duration:01:06:14

Episode 13: Bigger Is Better: Expanding The College Football Playoffs

2/18/2019
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Corwin puts Josh out of his depth by talking through where we currently are at in the world of the College Football playoffs, where he thinks they're headed, and the implications of any changes. This discussion comes amongst continued discussion of the inevitability of an expansion in the near future.

Duration:01:08:56

Episode 12: Modern-Day Montana: Era Adjusting QB Rating

2/14/2019
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Based on an article that both Corwin and Josh had read about trying to more accurately compare NFL Quarterbacks across the ages, in this week's analytical episode, the guys try to come up with their own means to "era adjust" QB Rating so that they could compare the Hall of Fame QB Joe Montana vs the above average starter Kirk Cousins.

Duration:01:08:39

Episode 11: Unbreakable Records

2/11/2019
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Every sport has at least one; some feat incapable of being replicated or broken. Today, Corwin and Josh go over a few of their favorites and discuss whether or not there is any possibility of these "unbreakable" records ever being broken.

Duration:01:29:39