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FanGraphs Audio: Fresh IQ Dayn Perry Odor Protection™ Episode

Episode 830
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 foul guest on this edition of FanGraphs Audio.

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Audio after the jump. (Approximately 56 min play time.)

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FanGraphs Audio: Jay Jaffe’s Cooperstown

Episode 829
Jay Jaffe is progenitor of the very famous JAWS metric and author of the reasonably famous The Cooperstown Casebook. On this edition of the program, he recounts a harrowing drive from Secaucus to Cooperstown, advises listeners on when not to visit the Hall of Fame’s gift shop, and relates the experience of spending some winter months in the aforementioned New York State hamlet.

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Audio after the jump. (Approximately 50 min play time.)

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FanGraphs Audio: Travis Sawchik Fulfills His Obligation to FanGraphs

Episode 828
Formerly a Pirates beat reporter for the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, Travis Sawchik has also recently become a former contributor to FanGraphs dot com, having announced his departure this past week. This episode represents his final regular appearance on the program.

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Audio after the jump. (Approximately 50 min play time.)

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FanGraphs Audio: Meg Rowley on the Wild Frontiers of the Game

Episode 827
Meg Rowley, managing editor of The Hardball Times, discusses not only (a) the rules of the game but also (b) how much fretting is appropriate over those rules — both for commissioner Rob Manfred and for private citizens at their homes. Also: how the Maginot Line — that is, a line of fortifications built by France on its border with Germany between World Wars — might or might not help us answer that question.

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Audio after the jump. (Approximately 51 min play time.)

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FanGraphs Audio: Eric Longenhagen’s Prospect Road Trip

Episode 826
Lead prospect analyst Eric Longenhagen recently traveled from Phoenix to Baltimore to Washington DC to Chicago to Catasauqua to Hartford to Wilmington, not necessarily in that order. What he does in this episode of FanGraphs Audio is to recount his travels.

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

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FanGraphs Audio: The Trade Value Episode

Episode 825
More than a decade ago, erstwhile managing editor Dave Cameron published the first edition of his Trade Value Series for FanGraphs dot com. Following Cameron’s departure from the site this winter — to join the San Diego Padres, is why — lead prospect analyst emeritus Kiley McDaniel agreed to fill the large and enormous and large vacuum created by the former’s departure. In this episode, McDaniel discusses both (a) his methodology for the Series and also (b) the rankings which caused him the greatest trepidation.

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FanGraphs Audio: Travis Sawchik, Realignment Evangelist

Episode 824
Travis Sawchik, past author of one book and future author (with The Ringer’s Ben Lindbergh) of another one, utilizes this appearance on FanGraphs Audio to catalog the virtues of realignment and convert the masses to his vision of the future.

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

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FanGraphs Audio: Dan Szymborski, Full-Time Employee

Episode 823
Dan Szymborski is the owner-operator of the ZiPS projection system. Previously a contributer to Baseball Think Factory and ESPN Insider, he has recently become FanGraphs’ newest full-time employee. He’s also the guest on this edition of FanGraphs Audio.

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Audio after the jump. (Approximately 39 min play time.)

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FanGraphs Audio: Eric Longenhagen on the July 2 Class

Episode 822
Even the best players in this year’s international free-agent class won’t be wholly relevant for another five years. With that in mind, much of this episode is dedicated to those IFAs who signed five years ago — a collection of players that includes Rafael Devers and Gleyber Torres among others. Also: notes from Longenhagen’s looks in the Rookie-level Arizona League and other, different notes from FanGraphs’ annual trip to Denver, Colorado.

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Audio after the jump. (Approximately 55 min play time.)

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FanGraphs Audio: Dayn Perry A&M

Episode 821
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 highest educator on this edition of FanGraphs Audio.

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Audio after the jump. (Approximately 1 hr 3 min play time.)

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FanGraphs Audio: Meg Rowley on Ranking and Choosing and Voting

Episode 820
Baseball coverage features considerable ranking and also no little voting. Maine, meanwhile, recently became the first state to employ ranked choice voting in an election. Meg Rowley, managing editor of the Hardball Times and also scholar in the field of Representation, is tasked with commenting on both simultaneously in this edition of the program.

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Audio after the jump. (Approximately 50 min play time.)

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FanGraphs Audio: Jake Mailhot, FanGraphs Resident for May

Episode 819
Jake Mailhot is a staff editor at Mariners blog Lookout Landing. Even more relevant to this episode, he also served as FanGraphs’ resident for the month of May. On this edition of the program, he discusses the lengthy correspondence between his Chinese grandparents, the ancient correspondence between Paul and the Ephesians, and Edwin Diaz as religious experience.

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Audio after the jump. (Approximately 1 hr 2 min play time.)

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FanGraphs Audio: Travis Sawchik Mixes Up His Matts

Episode 818
Travis Sawchik, past author of one book and future author (with The Ringer’s Ben Lindbergh) of another one, recently conducted an interview in the White Sox clubhouse with a player he assumed, for good reason, was Matt Davidson. Also addressed: the competitive advantage of a multipositional catcher and Sawchik’s interview with White Sox announcer Jason Benetti.

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

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FanGraphs Audio: The Draft Episode

Episode 817
This past Friday, Eric Longenhagen and Kiley McDaniel published version 3.0 of their mock draft. On Monday, the draft itself is scheduled to begin. This edition of the program was both recorded and published on Sunday. Discussed: the greatest shifts between v 2.0 and v 3.0 of Longenhagen and McDaniel’s mock draft, the players (like USF left-hander Shane McClanahan) for whom team evaluations seem to differ greatly, and a scenario in which Detroit doesn’t select Auburn righty Casey Mize with the first overall pick.

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Audio after the jump. (Approximately 1 hr 7 min play time.)

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FanGraphs Audio: Nearly an Hour of Jay Jaffe

Episode 816
Jay Jaffe is progenitor of the very famous JAWS metric and also author of the reasonably famous The Cooperstown Casebook. On this edition of the program, he discusses Mike Trout’s legitimate Hall of Fame credentials, players who produced excellent early-career seasons but not similarly excellent overall years, and his evolving opinion of David Cone.

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Audio after the jump. (Approximately 52 min play time.)

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FanGraphs Audio: Prospect Team Conference Call

Episode 815
Lead prospect analyst Eric Longenhagen and lead prospect analyst emeritus Kiley McDaniel analyze all prospects. Discussed: scenarios in which Casey Mize doesn’t go first overall, why Giants front-office members have been spotted in Atlanta, and how Cleveland could ruin the draft for a number of other clubs. Also: Vladimir Guerrero Jr. and Juan Soto.

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Audio after the jump. (Approximately 58 min play time.)

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FanGraphs Audio: Meg Rowley, Live on Tape from Ravenna

Episode 814
Meg Rowley is the managing editor of The Hardball Times. She’s also the guest on this edition of the program, during which she provides an account of James Paxton’s no-hitter as seen from a pizza place in the Ravenna neighborhood of Seattle.

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Audio after the jump. (Approximately 1 hr 9 min play time.)

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FanGraphs Audio: Travis Sawchik, Live at a Barnes & Noble

Episode 813
Travis Sawchik has authored one book and is in the process of authoring another one. He joins this edition of the program from a chain bookstore in the suburbs of Cleveland.

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Audio after the jump. (Approximately 56 min play time.)

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FanGraphs Audio: The Dayn Perry Plodcast

Episode 812
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 spiritual invertebrate on this edition of FanGraphs Audio.

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Audio after the jump. (Approximately 55 min play time.)

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FanGraphs Audio: Shakeia Taylor, FanGraphs Resident for April

Episode 811
Shakeia Taylor’s work has appeared both at Complex and The Hardball Times. Most relevant to this episode, she has also served as FanGraphs’ resident for the month of April. On this edition of the program, she discusses Cleveland baseball and Chicago baseball and youth baseball.

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Audio after the jump. (Approximately 57 min play time.)

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