19 min

The State of Stats with Rob Neyer Sports Info Solutions Baseball Podcast

    • Sports

On this week’s episode, Sports Info Solutions senior research analyst Mark Simon (@MarkASimonSays) talks with writer, SABRcast podcast host, and baseball historian Rob Neyer (@robneyer). They discuss 2019’s home run explosion (1:14), where defensive shifting is heading (3:45) and how relief pitchers are being used (8:18). They also talk about Rob’s observations on the value of defense (13:30) and the challenge of filling out a Fielding Bible Awards ballot (15:09). With everyone hard at work on The Bill James Handbook, Mark closes the show by running through the season’s leaders in Defensive Runs Saved (17:10) which includes Roberto Perez, Matt Chapman and Kolten Wong, among others.

On this week’s episode, Sports Info Solutions senior research analyst Mark Simon (@MarkASimonSays) talks with writer, SABRcast podcast host, and baseball historian Rob Neyer (@robneyer). They discuss 2019’s home run explosion (1:14), where defensive shifting is heading (3:45) and how relief pitchers are being used (8:18). They also talk about Rob’s observations on the value of defense (13:30) and the challenge of filling out a Fielding Bible Awards ballot (15:09). With everyone hard at work on The Bill James Handbook, Mark closes the show by running through the season’s leaders in Defensive Runs Saved (17:10) which includes Roberto Perez, Matt Chapman and Kolten Wong, among others.

19 min

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