Banished to the Pen is a group baseball blog by fans of Effectively Wild: The Daily Baseball Prospectus Podcast. Each week, host Ryan Sullivan chats with contributors to the site and, on occasion, professional writers and insiders from around baseball.
BttP Podcast 70: Offseason Moves, Baseball Vocab, Favorite ’17 Moments, Gaming
Brandon Lee and Alex Crisafulli talk about Mike Dunn, Mike Dunne, Stephen Piscotty, Yu Darvish, Cubs vs Rays, "this season" vs "last season," favorite 2017 moments, and SNES sports games, then cap things off.
BttP Podcast 69: Saber Seminar, an Old Trade, SunTrust Park, Players Weekend
Brandon Lee, Mike Carlucci, and Nick Strangis talk about Mike's visit to Saber Seminar 2017 (and seeing Effectively Wild live), a look back at a 2006 trade, Nick's visits to SunTrust Park in Atlanta, and a draft of jersey names for Players Weekend.
Bttp Podcast 68: Fan Survey, Trade Candidates, and Effectively Wild
The podcast returns from a hiatus as Darius Austin, Daniel Epstein, and Brandon Lee discuss FiveThirtyEight’s fan survey and Statcast’s Sprint Speed metric, hold a draft of trade candidates, and review the Jeff Sullivan era... Read more »
An NL Central Podcast: First-Week-of-May Banter
In this all-banter episode of an NL Central Podcast, Eric, Alex, and Brandon predict Eric Thames for the rest of the season, discuss Paul O’Neill kicking a baseball, whether Brandon should worry about the Cubs,... Read more »
An NL Central Podcast – Fulfilling Its Obligation with a 2017 Division Preview
Banished to the Pen's full NL Central Podcast team got together to preview the 2017 National League Central. Alex Crisafulli, Eric Roseberry, Rob Mains, Ross Bukouricz, and Brandon Lee went around the horn to give their takes and answer questions about the Cardinals, Reds, Pirates, Brewers, and Cubs.
BttP Podcast 67: The EW Switch and PECOTA 2017
Eric Roseberry and Mark Sands join Ryan Sullivan to look back on the co-host changes at Effectively Wild, then discuss extra innings, the Reds, the Nationals, the PECOTA projections for 2017, and Eric's own On Baseball Writing podcast.
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