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The Jonah Keri Podcast, Episode 35

6 April 2011

Today’s guest is Dave Cameron, baseball analyst for Fangraphs, ESPN Insider, and the Wall Street Journal. Follow him on Twitter @D_A_Cameron.

The topics we cover:

  • 1:30-4:45: Dave’s start at USS Mariner and accusations of bias toward the home team
  • 4:46-9:56: Recognizing strengths within baseball organizations
  • 9:57-14:14: What causes analysts to whiff in their player rankings?
  • 14:15-17:00: Providing meaningful baseball coverage so early in the season
  • 17:01-21:29: Why should all baseball fans get excited about Pitch f/x?
  • 21:30-28:38: Predictions for this season, and the problems with making predictions
  • 28:39-32:26: Changes in the tone of sabermetrics writing over the years
  • 32:27-33:48: Reaching the masses through sabermetric ambassadors
  • 33:49-end: Food Pick of the Week
  • Dave’s pick
    My pick

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2 Comments leave one →
  1. jessegloyd permalink
    10 April 2011 4:25 pm

    Digging the pod and the blog- thought I’d toss mine over-

    Thanks for putting good things in my brain.


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