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FanGraphs Audio: Sam Miller

Episode 677
Sam Miller is editor-in-chief of Baseball Prospectus and co-author, with Ben Lindbergh, of The Only Rule Is It Has to Work. He’s also the guest on this edition of FanGraphs Audio.

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FanGraphs Audio: Dave Cameron Recapitulates Saberseminar

Episode 676
Dave Cameron is the managing editor of FanGraphs. During this edition of FanGraphs Audio, he provides a summary of events from Saberseminar 2016, explains the logic of the Blue Jays’ front-office turnover despite that club’s considerable recent success, and meditates briefly on the absurdity of revocable waivers.

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FanGraphs Audio: Eric Longenhagen in Just One Area Code

Episode 675
Lead prospect analyst Eric Longenhagen is the guest on this edition of the pod, during which he shares some notes from the Area Code Games on the top high-school prospects (including RHP Hunter Greene and OF Jo Adell and) of the 2017 draft; supplies a sort of prospect retrospective of Toronto second baseman Devon Travis, the former 13th-round selection who’s already produced two wins this season in limited time; and reluctantly answers a question about Tim Tebow’s future in baseball.

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FanGraphs Audio: A Study in Nonsense with Jeff Sullivan

Episode 674
Jeff Sullivan is a senior editor at FanGraphs. He’s also the curious little guest on this edition of FanGraphs Audio.

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FanGraphs Audio: Dave Cameron Trade-Deadline Autopsy

Episode 673
Dave Cameron is the managing editor of FanGraphs. During this edition of FanGraphs Audio, he guides the program’s host through the morass of transactions which occurred at baseball’s non-waiver trade deadline.

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FanGraphs Audio: Eric Longenhagen’s Fortnightly Program

Episode 672
Lead prospect analyst Eric Longenhagen is the guest on this edition of the pod, during which he provides scouting reports on prospects — like Philadelphia’s Dylan Cozens and Minnesota’s Zack Granite and the Yankees’ Kyle Higashioka — acquitted well by the most recent iteration of Chris Mitchell’s KATOH projection system; discusses a pair of notable 2017 draft prospects present at Under Armour’s recent prep showcase at Wrigley Field; and talks about the realities of “commanding to both sides of the plate.”

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FanGraphs Audio: The Insubordinate Dave Cameron

Episode 671
Dave Cameron is the managing editor of FanGraphs. During this edition of FanGraphs Audio, he discusses Chris Sale‘s recent experiments with civil disobedience, the perpetually fraught topic of Aroldis Chapman, and rational markets for irrational goods.

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FanGraphs Audio: Eau de Dayn Perry

Episode 670
Dayn Perry is a contributor to CBS Sports’ Eye on Baseball and the author of three books — one of them not very miserable. He’s also the deeply unimportant guest on this edition of FanGraphs Audio.

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FanGraphs Audio: Dave Cameron Provides a Distraction

Episode 669
Dave Cameron is the managing editor of FanGraphs. During this edition of FanGraphs Audio, he examines yet another trade involving the Red Sox and yet another trade in which Dave Dombrowski has exchanged a young player for a less young player; reflects on the nature of (the recently dismissed) Terry Ryan’s long tenure(s) as general manager in Minnesota; and rains invective on the host.

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FanGraphs Audio: Eric Longenhagen Goes to the Future

Episode 668
Lead prospect analyst Eric Longenhagen is the guest on this edition of the pod, during which he discusses his observations — regarding St. Louis prospect Alex Reyes, for example — from the Futures Games; considers the projections versus scouting reports on Andrew Benintendi and Alex Bregman; plus also chronicles his transcontinental scouting trip.

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FanGraphs Audio: The Hardly Abridged Jeff Sullivan

Episode 667
Jeff Sullivan is a senior editor at FanGraphs. He’s also the sensitive male guest on this edition of FanGraphs Audio.

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FanGraphs Audio: Dave Cameron on the Horror, the Horror

Episode 666
Dave Cameron is the managing editor of FanGraphs. During this edition of FanGraphs Audio he examines Boston’s recent trades for Aaron Hill and Brad Ziegler, whether it’s another case of Dave Dombrowski overpaying with prospects for present help; discusses his trade-value series and the challenges of evaluating players (like Jake Lamb) whose current production deviates wildly from previously established levels; and also addresses the omission of Clayton Kershaw from the list entirely.

Also, note: the Practical Analytics portion of the program wanders accidentally into the province of Real Talk. Listeners are encouraged to skip roughly to 16:00 if they have little interest in such matters.

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FanGraphs Audio: Diminishing Returns with Dave Cameron

Episode 665
Dave Cameron is the managing editor of FanGraphs. During this edition of FanGraphs Audio he discusses how the Padres’ flurry of international signings might indicate an attempt by the organization to solve the wrong kind of problem; addresses the likelihood of the Yankees’ trading any of their impressive bullpen triumvirate; and explains the concept of diminishing returns to the host as if the latter were a small child.

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FanGraphs Audio: Eric Longenhagen Talks Sense About July 2

Episode 664
Lead prospect analyst Eric Longenhagen is the guest on this edition of the pod, during which he discusses this year’s top international free agents, reviews the top international free agents of 2011 to provide context for what one might expect out of such players, and discusses the relative inflexibility of the 20-80 scouting scale and why it’s actually a good thing.

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FanGraphs Audio: Dave Cameron’s Confirmation Bias

Episode 663
Dave Cameron is the managing editor of FanGraphs. During this edition of FanGraphs Audio he discusses (on the occasion of another dominant performance by Jose Fernandez at Marlins Park) the current state of research on home-field advantage; attempts to explain why the Boston Red Sox might play a 29-year-old first baseman with a limited major-league future alongside top prospects Andrew Benintendi and Yoan Moncada at their Double-A affiliate; and reveals that the authors of FanGraphs are not clairvoyant.

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FanGraphs Audio: Dayn Perry’s Menu of Pain

Episode 662
Dayn Perry is a contributor to CBS Sports’ Eye on Baseball and the author of three books — one of them not very miserable. He’s also the monstrous vermin on this edition of FanGraphs Audio.

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FanGraphs Audio: Dave Cameron Analyzes the Analysts

Episode 661
Dave Cameron is the managing editor of FanGraphs. During this edition of FanGraphs Audio he discusses the likely replacement level of analysts in major-league front offices, reveals some findings from a recent trip to MLB Advanced Media’s Manhattan offices, and speculates wildly on the future of Cuban free agent Yulieski Gourriel.

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FanGraphs Audio: Eric Longenhagen Talks Sense on the Draft

Episode 660
Eric Longenhagen, previously of ESPN’s Draft Blog and Crashburn Alley (among other sites), has recently been named the lead prospect analyst for FanGraphs. On this edition of the program he discusses the half-life of scouting reports, the Mariners’ Kyle Lewis and elite small-conference draft prospects, and the improbable rise of the White Sox’ Tim Anderson.

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FanGraphs Audio: Dave Cameron on the Value of Leisure Time

Episode 659
Dave Cameron is the managing editor of FanGraphs. During this edition of FanGraphs Audio he discusses the utility (or lack thereof) of “ceilings” where amateur prospects, such as those selected in the recent draft, are concerned; how players and player agents might valuate offseason time in terms of future contract dollars; and also how much he himself is paying per hour, in effect, to spend time with his own child.

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FanGraphs Audio: Dave Cameron on Buying, Selling in Bulk

Episode 658
Dave Cameron is the managing editor of FanGraphs. During this edition of FanGraphs Audio he discusses what cognitive biases might be at play in the assessment of aging players, generally, and Jacoby Ellsbury, specifically; evaluates the organizational health of the Padres relative to recent Astros and Phillies clubs; and, as part of the Practical Analytics series, examines the proper variables to consider before purchasing months’ and months’ worth of deodorant.

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