Effectively Wild Episode 1958: I Can Be Midfield?

Effectively Wild Episode 1958: I Can Be Midfield?

Effectively Wild Episode 1958: I Can Be Midfield?

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Ben Lindbergh and Meg Rowley joke about 53-year-old Dae-Sung Koo 구대성 serving in Australia, give a final (?) update on Brandon Belt’s beloved chicken tenders in Toronto, discuss the invisible hitting zone as a trait that sets baseball apart Sports (along with listener reactions to other differentiating factors), lament the results of a Reddit poll on what to call the extra-inning runner, and marvel at research into the effect of baseball’s orientation on its path to the plate and predictive power of ERA vs. FIP. Then (47:25) they answer listener emails about home-run robberies vs. home-run thefts, a problem in calculating the competitive balance sheet tax cost of a contract, the competitive impact of the balanced 2023 schedule (and the impressive ranking of the Orioles). ), how many defenders a team of 15-year-olds would need to field to keep a big league game tight, ways to make other sports more baseball-like, why so many arbitrations are still pending, Henry Rowengartner’s Velo in Rookie of the Yearand the best memorable players, plus a real-time reaction to the trade between Luis Arraez and Pablo López, a stat blast (1:39:46) on Adam Duvall and recent career moves to a premium position, and a past blast (1: 54:13) of 1958.

Audio intro: Crosby, Stills & Nash, “Anything at All”
audio outro: Built to Spill, “Center of the Universe”

Link to Koo’s Twitter video
Link to Koo on YouTube
Link to article about Koo
Link to Koos SABR bio
Link to Koo vs Johnson
Link to Bois doc on Koo
Link to the belt for chicken tenders
Link to the KNBR Belt interview
Link to the appearance of the Ritz chef
Link to Ray/Friedman interview
Link to ball orientation study
Link to ERA/FIP study
Link to the BABIP/FIP study
Link to Reddit poll
Link to Baseball Exceptionalism Wiki
Link to Bo-taoshi wiki
Link to EW email database
Link to Speier on Devers
Link to robbery definition
Link to definition of theft
Link to Szymborski in the timetable
Link to Petriello in the schedule
Link to Guardians prospect list
Link to article on O’s prospects
link to bp top 101
link to B.A top 100
Link to Sam about Derby fielders
Link to requested Arb salaries
Link to Ben about Arb and Extensions
link to Rookie of the Year wiki
Link to Marlin’s ZiPS post
Link to Duvall’s first CF game
Link to Duvall’s first CF launch
Link to defensive spectrum wiki
Link to Russell on the def. spectrum
Link to age 2022 by position
Link to the oldest first-time CF/SS
Link to spreadsheet for laggards
Link to Ryan Nelson on Twitter
Link to Russell for position change
Link to Adam D. for position change
Link to Russell via emergency catcher
Link to MLBTR in MIA-MIN trading
Link to Ben C. about the MIA-MIN trade
Link to MLBTR on Chisholm
Link to story source from 1958
Link to Rosie Reds website
Link to Jacob Pomrenke’s website
Link to Jacob Pomrenke on Twitter

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