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Episodes

2020's deepest lineup, the other fascinating TB/SD trade, and why the rule changes matter - Season 6, Ep. 5

2/13/2020
Host Mike Petriello and national editor Matt Meyers project 2020's deepest lineup, dig into the overlooked Emilio Pagan-Manuel Margot trade, check out how the new rule changes will impact the game, and investigate some of the new 2020 projections.

Duration:00:51:11

The Mookie Betts trade rocks the sport - Season 6, Ep. 4

2/5/2020
Host Mike Petriello and national editor Matt Meyers dissect the impact of the Mookie Betts and Joc Pederson trades, including how it impacts each team involved and those teams not involved as well

Duration:00:39:46

How Castellanos might fit in Cincy, Betts might actually get traded, and what Dusty means to Houston - Season 6, Ep. 3.

1/30/2020
Host Mike Petriello and national editor Matt Meyers discuss how Great American Ball Park might affect Nicholas Castellanos, what the Cubs might do now that Kris Bryant's service time case has been resolved, ponder a potential Mookie Betts trade, and look at how Dusty Baker and the Astros might fit together.

Duration:00:43:55

Ozuna and Donaldson find new homes, why the metrics don't like Albies, and why Moustakas could fit at 2B - Season 6, Ep. 2

1/22/2020
Host Mike Petriello and national editor Matt Meyers discuss the numbers behind Marcell Ozuna signing with the Braves, Josh Donaldson joining the Twins, why Infield Outs Above Average has Ozzie Albies declining so much, why the Mike Moustakas second base experiment could work and what's happened in the NL Central this winter.

Duration:00:34:19

Statcast Infield Outs Above Average Is Here - Season 6, Ep. 1

1/10/2020
Host Mike Petriello and national editor Matt Meyers celebrate that José Martínez has finally been traded to the Rays, then turn to the newest expansion of Statcast data into Infield Outs Above Average, before welcoming in MLB.com Sr. Data Architect Tom Tango to provide a deeper dive into how a metric gets made.

Duration:00:43:13

What the Brewers up to, what if the Reds get Lindor, and what we enjoyed in 2019 - Season 5, Ep. 38

12/19/2019
Host Mike Petriello and national editor Matt Meyers dive into all of Milwaukee's moves, look at Francisco Lindor trade rumors, and reflect upon some of the fun stories we may have overlooked in 2019.

Duration:00:38:39

Cole, Rendon, Strasburg, and Winter Meetings Mayhem - Season 5, Ep. 37

12/12/2019
Host Mike Petriello and national editor Matt Meyers break down the action from the Winter Meetings, including the big signings of Anthony Rendon and Gerrit Cole, why Mike didn't like the trades the White Sox and Angels made, and what comes next.

Duration:00:42:48

Wheeler, Moustakas, and Hamels all find new homes - Season 5, Ep. 36

12/4/2019
Host Mike Petriello and national editor Matt Meyers break down a suddenly hot Hot Stove, with the data behind Zack Wheeler heading to Philadelphia, Cole Hamels to Atlanta, Mike Moustakas to Cincinnati, as well as wondering what's up with Omar Narváez's batted ball data, and some interesting non-tendered players.

Duration:00:35:49

Grandal to Chicago, how Trout gets to October, and where the relievers will come from - Season 5, Ep. 35

11/21/2019
Host Mike Petriello and national editor Matt Meyers celebrate Yasmani Grandal signing with the White Sox, ask how the Angels can get Mike Trout to the playoffs, project Gerrit Cole's future, wonder where the relievers will come from and welcome in MLB.com's Sarah Langs to talk about Anthony Rendon and baseball stats.

Duration:00:53:51

The Pomeranz breakout, why Ozuna underperforms, and whether Castellanos can field - Season 5, Ep., 34

11/15/2019
Host Mike Petriello and national editor Matt Meyers look at why it made sense for Atlanta to sign Will Smith, note the incredibly impressive feats of Drew Pomeranz, wonder why Marcell Ozuna keeps underperforming, and investigate whether Nicholas Castellanos can play credible defense.

Duration:00:46:02

How will Anthony Rendon age, what if Mookie is traded, and finding the next Mike Tauchman -- Season 5, Ep. 33

11/6/2019
Host Mike Petriello and national editor Matt Meyers wonder how past versions of Anthony Rendon have aged, look at the ramifications of the Red Sox possibly trading Mookie Betts, try to find the next Mike Tauchman, note the historic aspect of Will Harris in Game 7 of the World Series, and dig into the qualifying offers and upcoming awards.

Duration:00:43:42

Everything worth knowing about the 2019 World Series - Season 5, Ep. 32

10/22/2019
Host Mike Petriello and national editor Matt Meyers preview the World Series, look at how the postseason may not be as random as it once was, figure out what's ailing Yordan Álvarez, wonder how Yuli Gurriel is somehow simultaneously not striking out and not hitting and investigate how many Hall of Famers might be in this year's Fall Classic.

Duration:00:35:55

The Nationals are headed to the World Series, but who will join them? - Season 5, Ep. 31

10/16/2019
Host Mike Petriello and national editor Matt Meyers break down how the Nationals dominated the Cardinals, why you should know Tanner Rainey, what's going on with Giancarlo Stanton in the ALCS and introduce your newest name to know: Cole Uvila.

Duration:00:26:53

What you need to know about the 2019 Division Series - Season 5, Ep. 30

10/8/2019
Mike Petriello and national editor Matt Meyers look at what has changed in October, preview the Dodgers/Nationals and Braves/Cardinals Game 5 matchups, dissect the Rays/Astros series and break down the dominant Yankees' win.

Duration:00:47:17

9 things that change in October, what the Brewers did, Tim Anderson's bizarre year, and the playoffs loom - Season 5, Ep. 29

9/27/2019
Mike Petriello and national editor Matt Meyers look at what changes about October baseball, how the Brewers have made this run, what makes Tim Anderson and the White Sox so interesting and look ahead to the playoffs.

Duration:00:50:05

How Eugenio Suárez & Jorge Soler are mashing, who James Karinchak is and the original king of spin is back - Season 5, Ep 28

9/17/2019
Host Mike Petriello and national editor Matt Meyers look at how Eugenio Suárez & Jorge Soler are setting home run records, check in on Matt Olson, introduce James Karinchak, see how the Nationals improved their outfield defense and welcome back Garrett Richards, the original king of spin.

Duration:00:40:51

The Astros are historically good again, Palka's long season, and the scale of St. Louis' defensive improvement - Season 5, Ep 27

9/10/2019
Host Mike Petriello and national editor Matt Meyers look at how the Astros lineup is once again historically good, how Daniel Palka managed just 1 hit in 61 PA, the data behind Noah Syndergaard and his catchers, see why James Paxton is pitching so well, dig into Kris Bryant's struggles, and ask just how big the St. Louis defensive improvement really is.

Duration:00:50:30

Why Nicholas Castellanos is mashing, why Hanser Alberto matters, and Yu Darvish throws 10 (!) pitches - Season 5, Ep 26

9/4/2019
Host Mike Petriello and national editor Matt Meyers look at the data behind Nicholas Castellanos' hot streak, show that Yu Darvish has 10 different pitches, discuss why Hanser Alberto's chase for the batting average title is fascinating, talk about Jon Berti for some reason, celebrate Billy Hamilton's new role, and use Omar Narváez's new MLB record to dig into how hard it is to be a catcher.

Duration:00:35:53

The Aristides Aquino experience, Aaron Judge's issue, how Carson Kelly is a star now, and the historic Dodger team -- Season 5, Ep 25

8/13/2019
Host Mike Petriello and national editor Matt Meyers look at Aristides Aquino's stunning breakout, what's plaguing Aaron Judge, how the Yankees are using depth to their advantage, how Carson Kelly is becoming a star, whether Hunter Renfroe's defensive metrics are for real, and put the historic 2019 Dodgers into context.

Duration:00:44:50

The Astros are fixing Aaron Sanchez, the Mets are fixing their defense, and Happy Birthday, Mike Trout -- Season 5, Ep 24

8/6/2019
Host Mike Petriello and national editor Matt Meyers look at how Aaron Sanchez's Houston debut went, how the Mets have fixed their pitching and improved their defense, note how Yu Darvish is pitching like an ace again, note the incredible age-related feats of Juan Soto and Nelson Cruz, and wish Mike Trout a happy birthday.

Duration:00:44:11