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FanGraphs Audio: Kiley McDaniel Naturally Analyzes the Draft

Episode 572
Kiley McDaniel is both (a) the lead prospect analyst for FanGraphs and also (b) the guest on this particular edition of FanGraphs Audio — during which edition he discusses some early-round selections in baseball’s amateur draft, the particular futures of some collegiate second baseman, and also baseball-player makeup versus regular-person makeup.

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FanGraphs Audio: Now with an Entirely Audible Dave Cameron

Episode 571
Dave Cameron is both (a) the managing editor of FanGraphs and (b) the guest on this particular edition of FanGraphs Audio, during which edition he discusses the one weird trick regarding the draft, the inevitability of the Mark Trumbo trade, and also the forthcoming FanGraphs Live event in Washington, DC.

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Audio after the jump. (Approximately 41 min play time.)

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FanGraphs Audio: Pat Venditte & Pitching Coach Curt Young

Episode 570
Pat Venditte is the switch-pitcher originally drafted by the Yankees who recently made his major-league debut with Oakland. Curt Young is the current pitching coach for the latter of those clubs. They’re both guests on this edition of FanGraphs Audio — talking, in both cases, with contributor David Laurila.

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FanGraphs Audio: Kiley McDaniel Analyzes All Draft Boards

Episode 569
Kiley McDaniel is both (a) the lead prospect analyst for FanGraphs and also (b) the guest on this particular edition of FanGraphs Audio — during which edition he discusses draft boards of both the virtual and also all-too-real variety.

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FanGraphs Audio: Jim Callis on the Draft

Episode 568
Jim Callis is both (a) a writer for MLB.com and (b) the guest on this particular edition of FanGraphs Audio, during which he discusses Monday’s MLB Draft with guest host Kiley McDaniel and his bag of infuriating audio tricks.

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FanGraphs Audio: The Return of the Return of Dave Cameron

Episode 567
Dave Cameron is both (a) the managing editor of FanGraphs and (b) the guest on this particular edition of FanGraphs Audio, during which edition he discusses the Twins and the defensive spectrum among other disparate, but not uninteresting, baseball topics.

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FanGraphs Audio: Draft Prospect Michael Matuella

Episode 566
Michael Matuella is both (a) a junior right-hander at Duke and also (b) among the upcoming amateur draft’s likely first-round selections. Lead prospect analyst Kiley McDaniel spoke with him — regarding his recovery from a recent Tommy John procedure, among other topics — for this edition of FanGraphs Audio.

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FanGraphs Audio: Craig Edwards’ Inaugural Appearance

Episode 565
Craig Edwards has contributed and/or still contributes to SB Nation Cardinals blog Viva El Birdos and Yankees blog Pinstripe Alley. He now definitely contributes every day to FanGraphs. He makes his inaugural appearance here on FanGraphs Audio.

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FanGraphs Audio: Kiley McDaniel Analyzes All Swan Colors

Episode 564
Kiley McDaniel is both (a) the lead prospect analyst for FanGraphs and also (b) the guest on this particular edition of FanGraphs Audio — during which edition he discusses Nassim Taleb’s black-swan theory with regard to short right-handed pitchers in the amateur draft, how that same theory might apply to position players, and a pair of minor leaguers with unusual (if also promising) profiles.

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Audio after the jump. (Approximately 1 hr 14 min play time.)

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FanGraphs Audio: Dave Cameron Addresses Those Marlins

Episode 563
Dave Cameron is both (a) the managing editor of FanGraphs and (b) the guest on this particular edition of FanGraphs Audio, during which edition he addresses — among other important matters — how the Marlins are a little bit of a huge, giant bummer.

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FanGraphs Audio: The Mostly Unfeeling Jeff Sullivan

Episode 562
Jeff Sullivan is a senior editor at FanGraphs. He’s also the mostly unfeeling guest on this edition of FanGraphs Audio.

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Audio after the jump. (Approximately 1 hr 11 min play time.)

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FanGraphs Audio: Dave Cameron, Louder and Clearer

Episode 561
Dave Cameron is both (a) the managing editor of FanGraphs and (b) the guest on this particular edition of FanGraphs Audio, during which edition he analyzes all baseball — in particular that part of the game concerning the next collective bargaining agreement — by means of a new, possibly better microphone.

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FanGraphs Audio: Kiley McDaniel on Who Is Where in the Draft

Episode 560
Kiley McDaniel is both (a) the lead prospect analyst for FanGraphs and also (b) the guest on this particular edition of FanGraphs Audio — during which edition he discusses which GMs are attending which amateur games, his way-too-early mock draft from last week, and the uncertainty of the D-backs’ uncertainty.

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FanGraphs Audio: Questions and Answers with Dave Cameron

Episode 559
Dave Cameron is both (a) the managing editor of FanGraphs and (b) the guest on this particular edition of FanGraphs Audio — during which edition he answers questions about the future of fired managers like Ron Roenicke, about quality-of-contact classifications, and about what looms for the Chicago White Sox.

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Audio after the jump. (Approximately 46 min play time.)

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FanGraphs Audio: Mostly Prep Stuff with Kiley McDaniel

Episode 558
Kiley McDaniel is both (a) the lead prospect analyst for FanGraphs and also (b) the guest on this particular edition of FanGraphs Audio — during which edition he discusses some Atlanta-area prep prospects and some Nashville-area prep prospects and the near futures both of Mike Foltynewicz and Carlos Frias.

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FanGraphs Audio: Dayn Perry Is in a Meeting Right Now

Episode 557
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 guest on this edition of FanGraphs Audio.

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FanGraphs Audio: Employing Skepticism with Dave Cameron

Episode 556
Dave Cameron is both (a) the managing editor of FanGraphs and (b) the guest on this particular edition of FanGraphs Audio — during which edition he discusses the Alex Guerrero Situation, the Josh Hamilton Situation, and various other situations.

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FanGraphs Audio: International Concerns with Kiley McDaniel

Episode 555
Kiley McDaniel is both (a) the lead prospect writer for FanGraphs and also (b) the guest on this particular edition of FanGraphs Audio — during which edition he discusses a recent pro scouting trip to Montgomery, some notable high-school prospects, and the current state of the international market.

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Audio after the jump. (Approximately 1 hr 12 min play time.)

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FanGraphs Audio: Both Touki Toussaint and Brian Johnson

Episode 554
Touki Toussaint is a right-hander in the Arizona system who was selected 16th overall in the most recent draft. Brian Johnson is a left-hander in the Red Sox system, currently playing for Triple-A Pawtucket. This edition of FanGraphs Audio features both of them, in conversation with lead prospect analyst Kiley McDaniel. (Note: Toussaint’s interview begins at about the 12:45 mark; Johnson’s, around the 20:35 mark.)

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FanGraphs Audio: Dave Cameron, Not Not on Kris Bryant

Episode 553
Dave Cameron is both (a) the managing editor of FanGraphs and (b) the guest on this particular edition of FanGraphs Audio — during which edition he doesn’t not discuss Kris Bryant at some level.

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