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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 65: Happy Birthday, Mr Clemente

8/19/2019
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For today's solo-Josh episode, the topic is strictly Roberto Clemente, who would've celebrated his 85th birthday yesterday. He's an icon in the world of baseball and someone to whom both of the hosts of this show hold in high regard. His person is one that holds as much value and virtue today as it did in his own time. Twitter: https://twitter.com/JuicingPod Email: juicingthenumbers@gmail.com Website: https://juicingthenumbers.wixsite.com/website

Duration:00:22:54

Episode 64: Control-Shift-Out: Shifting In The MLB

8/15/2019
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With Corwin being placed on the IL this week with an upper-body injury, Kel once again fills his (massive) shoes as her and Josh discuss Game Score for pitchers, sprint speed, and shifting in the MLB. Twitter: https://twitter.com/JuicingPod Email: juicingthenumbers@gmail.com Website: https://juicingthenumbers.wixsite.com/website

Duration:00:52:44

Episode 63: Getting Cold Feet: Antonio Brown & More

8/12/2019
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Corwin and Josh talk about the weird series of events surrounding Antonio Brown, the recent ejection of Brett Gardner, and MLB player performance of teenagers. Twitter: https://twitter.com/JuicingPod Email: juicingthenumbers@gmail.com Website: https://juicingthenumbers.wixsite.com/website

Duration:00:57:25

Episode 62: Crunching Clutch: What Teams Are Better When It Matters Most

8/8/2019
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Taking this stats episode to go through several smaller topics, Josh and Corwin discuss poor Hall of Famers, the longest hit balls for outs, and "Clutch" stats. Twitter: https://twitter.com/JuicingPod Email: juicingthenumbers@gmail.com Website: https://juicingthenumbers.wixsite.com/website

Duration:00:54:30

Episode 61: Brawl Out: Around The Horn

8/5/2019
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Corwin and Josh discuss NHL offseason moves, Michael Thomas' recent contract extension, the Trevor Bauer trade, and the Reds-Pirates brawl. Twitter: https://twitter.com/JuicingPod Email: juicingthenumbers@gmail.com Website: https://juicingthenumbers.wixsite.com/website

Duration:00:39:57

Episode 60: Count Pitchula: How Pitch Count Affect Usage

8/1/2019
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Corwin and Josh look at how pitch count affects which pitches are thrown in the at-bat. This is part of the basis of "pitch sequencing." Afterwards, they look at offensive stats based on counts as well. Twitter: https://twitter.com/JuicingPod Email: juicingthenumbers@gmail.com Website: https://juicingthenumbers.wixsite.com/website

Duration:01:22:19

Episode 59: The 2019 MLB Hall Of Fame Inductees

7/29/2019
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Corwin and Josh discuss the 6 players added to the MLB Hall Of Fame this year, and briefly look forward to next year's new additions to the ballot, as well as returning hopefuls. Twitter: https://twitter.com/JuicingPod Email: juicingthenumbers@gmail.com Website: https://juicingthenumbers.wixsite.com/website

Duration:01:17:05

Episode 58: Nothing Makes Sense: Corwin & Josh Admit Defeat

7/25/2019
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Deep into the rabbit hole we go, as Corwin and Josh build upon last week's discussion on In-The-Zone vs Out-of-the-Zone pitches as broken down in painstaking detail. Following which, the guys discuss Lance Lynn, breaking their spirit and begging for the cool blanket of death to come upon them. Twitter: https://twitter.com/JuicingPod Email: juicingthenumbers@gmail.com Website: https://juicingthenumbers.wixsite.com/website

Duration:01:22:22

Episode 57: Mid-Season Grade: Bold Predictions Update

7/22/2019
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Now that the All-Star break has passed, Corwin and Josh provide updates from their "Bold Predictions" episode from the beginning of the MLB season. Twitter: https://twitter.com/JuicingPod Email: juicingthenumbers@gmail.com Website: https://juicingthenumbers.wixsite.com/website

Duration:01:03:31

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