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Boston Globe reporter Alex Speier and guests discuss the latest story lines surrounding the Boston Red Sox and Major League Baseball.

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Boston Globe reporter Alex Speier and guests discuss the latest story lines surrounding the Boston Red Sox and Major League Baseball.

    Chris Sale and the art of deception

    Chris Sale and the art of deception

    Chris Sale represents a nightmare for opposing hitters, with an overpowering pitch mix coming from a delivery that is unlike nearly any other in the game. In this podcast, Sale discusses the origins of his delivery, what it enables him to do, and how he employs his pitches in order to maximize their effect.

    • 18 min
    2017 MLB Draft preview with MLB.com's Jim Callis

    2017 MLB Draft preview with MLB.com's Jim Callis

    Jim Callis of MLB.com breaks down the upcoming Major League Baseball draft, including potential Red Sox targets with the No. 24 overall pick of the first round.

    • 28 min
    That's a wrap: Takeaways from spring training with Peter Abraham

    That's a wrap: Takeaways from spring training with Peter Abraham

    A spring training that seemed to have no end has now ended. As it does, Peter Abraham of the Globe joined the podcast to take stock of the bigger picture of an unusual Red Sox spring training.

    • 20 min
    Statcast and the changing language of baseball with Mike Petriello

    Statcast and the changing language of baseball with Mike Petriello

    In just two years, MLB.com's Statcast has changed the way that baseball is seen and discussed. Terms like exit velocity, route efficiency, and spin rate -- once concepts that existed almost exclusively in MLB front offices -- have now made their way to a wider audience, including players, fans, and reporters. Mike Petriello of MLB.com discusses the impact that Statcast has had on the game and some coming new wrinkles to the product that have a chance to further challenge how we think about and discuss baseball.

    • 16 min
    Why did the scouting industry miss on Mike Trout and Mookie Betts?

    Why did the scouting industry miss on Mike Trout and Mookie Betts?

    Why did the scouting industry miss on Mike Trout and Mookie Betts? by The Boston Globe

    • 37 min
    Ep. 16: The Red Sox' Top 10 Prospects with John Manuel of Baseball America

    Ep. 16: The Red Sox' Top 10 Prospects with John Manuel of Baseball America

    With the release of the Red Sox top 10 prospect list, produced for Baseball America by Alex Speier, Baseball America's John Manuel joins Alex to discuss some of the conversations that went into the rankings as they appeared – particularly the selection of Andrew Benintendi over Yoan Moncada for the top spot – while also digesting the state of the top of the Red Sox farm system.

    • 41 min

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4.1 out of 5
9 Ratings

9 Ratings

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I really like this podcast. It's a must listen for Red Sox fans. Interesting, informative, a really good listen

Chris022284 ,

Interesting and thoughtful

Alex does a great job with this new podcast, picking different topics and bringing in great guests to provide insights into the Boston Red Sox and game of baseball in general.

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