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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 56: In N Out: Pitch Results (Mostly Sliders)

7/18/2019
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Corwin and Josh discuss what are the most common pitches thrown in vs out of the zone, and how the results of the pitches change as a result. Also, a brief discussion on pitches statistics. Twitter: https://twitter.com/JuicingPod Email: juicingthenumbers@gmail.com Website: https://juicingthenumbers.wixsite.com/website

Duration:01:15:53

Episode 55: Hypothetical NFL Expansion, Part III

7/15/2019
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The conclusion to our series on what an NHL-style expansion would look like in the NFL of today! This episode reveals the team itself, based on available remaining players and overall team needs for a new franchise. Twitter: https://twitter.com/JuicingPod Email: juicingthenumbers@gmail.com Website: https://juicingthenumbers.wixsite.com/website

Duration:00:49:40

Episode 54: Hypothetical NFL Expansion, Part II

7/11/2019
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The second part in our exploration of what an NFL expansion might look like using the NHL method. Twitter: https://twitter.com/JuicingPod Email: juicingthenumbers@gmail.com Website: https://juicingthenumbers.wixsite.com/website

Duration:01:19:14

Episode 53: Hypothetical NFL Expansion, Part I

7/8/2019
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Part 1 of 3 of Corwin's massive undertaking in looking at what an NFL expansion would look like in today's NFL using modified rules from the recent NHL expansion that was used when the Las Vegas Golden Knights were brought into the league. Twitter: https://twitter.com/JuicingPod Email: juicingthenumbers@gmail.com Website: https://juicingthenumbers.wixsite.com/website

Duration:01:38:06

Episode 52: Changing Your Stars: Re-Evaluating The 2019 MLB All-Stars

7/4/2019
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A throwback to our very first real episode! In episode 2, Corwin and Josh talked about how offensive production can be viewed differently when you add a positional adjustment, seeing as some positions are valued more for their defense than offense (such as catcher). We use this metric, which we call PwRC+, to look at this year's All-Stars! Twitter: https://twitter.com/JuicingPod Email: juicingthenumbers@gmail.com Website: https://juicingthenumbers.wixsite.com/website

Duration:01:22:45

Episode 51: Hit Or Miss: Revisiting The 2014 NFL Draft

7/1/2019
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The second installment in the series on prior NFL drafts, Corwin and Josh look at the 2014 NFL draft to see what that class looks like in today's perspective. Twitter: https://twitter.com/JuicingPod Email: juicingthenumbers@gmail.com Website: https://juicingthenumbers.wixsite.com/website

Duration:00:56:37

Episode 50: Youth Movement: College Football Recruit Rankings

6/27/2019
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Corwin and Josh look at college football recruiting rankings, how the top teams have looked in that department over the last 10 years, and how that translates to success. A return to football after a long stretch of baseball talk! Twitter: https://twitter.com/JuicingPod Email: juicingthenumbers@gmail.com Website: https://juicingthenumbers.wixsite.com/website

Duration:00:59:27

Episode 49: The Never-Ending Story: The Worst Inning In Baseball History

6/24/2019
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Corwin and Josh discuss the recent Tampa Bay headline of them investigating what a split-home would look like between spending time in Tampa and Montreal, the recent topic of Shohei Ohtani not pitching anymore, and a run-down of what very well may be the worst inning in baseball history. Twitter: https://twitter.com/JuicingPod Email: juicingthenumbers@gmail.com Website: https://juicingthenumbers.wixsite.com/website

Duration:01:19:28

Episode 48: Bar-down, Barrels Up: Barrels As An MLB Stat

6/20/2019
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With Corwin back in today's podcast lineup, the guys discuss "barrels" as a tracked stat and what can be extracted from it. Additionally, some spare topics born from playing with the baseball-savant website search function. Twitter: https://twitter.com/JuicingPod Email: juicingthenumbers@gmail.com Website: https://juicingthenumbers.wixsite.com/website

Duration:00:57:57

Episode 47: BAEseball: Around The Horn w/Kel

6/17/2019
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With no Corwin for today's episode, Josh and his girlfriend Kel talk about the Stanley Cup Finals, women in broadcasting, and play "name that team" with all MLB teams going by city! Twitter: https://twitter.com/JuicingPod Email: juicingthenumbers@gmail.com Website: https://juicingthenumbers.wixsite.com/website

Duration:01:03:27

Episode 46: Look, Don't Swing: Chase Rate vs Batting Average

6/13/2019
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In a never-ending quest to gain ultimate knowledge of the sport of baseball, Corwin and Josh look at players Out Of The Zone Swing Rate and compare that to their Batting Average on balls out of the strike zone. Additionally, there is a follow-up on some of the metrics and ideas brought up in the previous statistics-based episode. Twitter: https://twitter.com/JuicingPod Email: juicingthenumbers@gmail.com Website: https://juicingthenumbers.wixsite.com/website

Duration:01:06:05

Episode 45: Hey Now, You're An All Star: Our 2019 MLB All Star Choices

6/10/2019
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With the MLB All-Star game around the corner, Corwin and Josh look over the MLB's current ballot to talk about who among it should go, who each team's representative should be, and what statistics/metrics are most important in determining the players starting at the All-Star game. Twitter: https://twitter.com/JuicingPod Email: juicingthenumbers@gmail.com Website: https://juicingthenumbers.wixsite.com/website

Duration:01:08:43

Episode 44: Spin Me Round: More On Spin Rate And Exit Velocity

6/6/2019
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As Corwin and Josh dig deeper into the power of Statcast and the advanced baseball metrics that have become more accessible to the average baseball fan, they take this episode to go over some basic comparatives to see how the different stats stack up against each other when changing the type of hit or the type of pitch. Twitter: https://twitter.com/JuicingPod Email: juicingthenumbers@gmail.com Website: https://juicingthenumbers.wixsite.com/website

Duration:01:16:08

Episode 43: The Rhythym Of The Game: MLB Team - Band Comparisons

6/3/2019
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Corwin and Josh each come up with their own idea of what band/artist best describes each MLB team. Twitter: https://twitter.com/JuicingPod Email: juicingthenumbers@gmail.com Website: https://juicingthenumbers.wixsite.com/website

Duration:00:59:24

Episode 42: Baseball's Roots: Talking About Kansas City, Jackie Robinson, and The Negro Leagues

5/30/2019
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Josh fills Corwin in on his recent trip to Kansas City, in which he went to all 3 of the Yankees-Royals game and also visited the lauded Negro League Baseball Museum. They talk about what was learned on Josh's trip and highlight some of the more famous players, including the man himself, Jackie Robinson. Negro League Baseball Museum: https://nlbm.com/ NLBM Twitter: @nlbmprez Twitter: https://twitter.com/JuicingPod Email: juicingthenumbers@gmail.com Website:...

Duration:01:08:20

Episode 41: Display Of Affection: Graphics On Sports Broadcasts

5/27/2019
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Graphics are a huge part of how sports broadcasts are consumed. Companies are sure to display what they think is both 1) the most immediately relevant information for following the game and 2) that which makes the game more intuitive for new viewers. Today, Corwin and Josh talk about their favorite and least favorite graphics from around sports and what they would do differently. Twitter: https://twitter.com/JuicingPod Email: juicingthenumbers@gmail.com Website:...

Duration:00:51:22

Episode 40: SMACKED: How Exit Velocity Effects Plays

5/23/2019
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With exit velocity being all the rage these days in the MLB, the guys explore if there is any correlation between exit velo and errors, double-plays, and singles. This is the guy's first foray into the area, so it's a pretty light discussion on a topic that can get much hairier, so look for more in-depth analysis to come! Twitter: https://twitter.com/JuicingPod Email: juicingthenumbers@gmail.com Website: https://juicingthenumbers.wixsite.com/website

Duration:00:53:59

Episode 39: Hit or Miss: Revisiting The 2012 NFL Draft

5/20/2019
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The first episode of what is to become a series of NFL Draft retrospectives, Corwin and Josh revisit the NFL from 2012 to see how the players drafted performed for the teams that selected them. Twitter: https://twitter.com/JuicingPod Email: juicingthenumbers@gmail.com Website: https://juicingthenumbers.wixsite.com/website

Duration:01:01:57

Episode 38: Go Team Go! Win % For NFL Teams With vs Without Cheerleaders

5/16/2019
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Some teams have cheerleaders, some don't. Some team's only had cheerleaders for a little bit. Some teams flip-flopped on them. Have you ever wondered if teams do better with them or without them? This Thursday, we find out! Twitter: https://twitter.com/JuicingPod Email: juicingthenumbers@gmail.com Website: https://juicingthenumbers.wixsite.com/website

Duration:01:15:41

Episode 37: Titles Are Hard

5/13/2019
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Corwin and Josh go around the horn to talk about recent headlines from the NFL (such as the Seahawks recent moves), the MLB (Albert Pujols 2,000th RBI), and the CFB (University of Florida). Twitter: https://twitter.com/JuicingPod Email: juicingthenumbers@gmail.com Website: https://juicingthenumbers.wixsite.com/website

Duration:00:56:57