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Statcast Podcast

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Statcast (TM) is changing the way we watch baseball, and we're only beginning to figure out how it will revolutionize the game. Mike Petriello, Matt Meyers and special guests discuss what this groundbreaking technology is teaching us. Be sure to follow @Statcast on twitter for the best daily video clips featuring this new technology!

Statcast (TM) is changing the way we watch baseball, and we're only beginning to figure out how it will revolutionize the game. Mike Petriello, Matt Meyers and special guests discuss what this groundbreaking technology is teaching us. Be sure to follow @Statcast on twitter for the best daily video clips featuring this new technology!

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United States

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Statcast (TM) is changing the way we watch baseball, and we're only beginning to figure out how it will revolutionize the game. Mike Petriello, Matt Meyers and special guests discuss what this groundbreaking technology is teaching us. Be sure to follow @Statcast on twitter for the best daily video clips featuring this new technology!

Language:

English


Episodes

Baseball Finally Has a Return Date - Season 6, Ep. 22

6/24/2020
Host Mike Petriello and national editor Matt Meyers react to all of the news and rule changes surrounding baseball's scheduled 2020 return, ponder how teams will strategize, and talk about the future of the show.

Duration:00:36:09

Reversing Award History and Mourning the Sacrifice Bunt - Season 6, Ep. 21

5/27/2020
Host Mike Petriello and national editor Matt Meyers try to reverse baseball history's worst award decisions, wonder if the sacrifice bunt is about to be dead entirely, and ask where all the lefties have gone.

Duration:00:40:19

The Most Incredible "What If?" Moments in Baseball History - Season 6, Ep. 20

5/18/2020
Host Mike Petriello and national editor Matt Meyers talk about the best "What If?" moments in recent baseball history, including Tom Seaver signing with the Braves, the St. Louis Browns moving to Los Angeles, and the Mets trading for Ken Griffey, Jr.

Duration:00:49:37

Our Favorite Pitching Performances Ever - Season 6, Ep. 19

5/6/2020
Host Mike Petriello and national editor Matt Meyers talk about their favorite ever pitching performances, including the time Clayton Kershaw almost threw a perfect game, when George Brunet had the worst inning ever and Derek Lowe's big ALCS moment

Duration:00:43:59

The Wildest Postseason Decisions (featuring Ben Clemens) - Season 6, Ep. 18

4/29/2020
FanGraphs writer Ben Clemens joins host Mike Petriello and MLB.com national editor Matt Meyers to look back at some of the most interesting and controversial postseason decisions of the last quarter-century.

Duration:00:55:38

Drafting the 21st Century Rookie of the Year Winners with Will Leitch - Season 6, Ep. 17

4/23/2020
MLB.com columnist Will Leitch joins host Mike Petriello and MLB.com national editor Matt Meyers to draft each of the 40 Rookie of the Year award winners from 2000-2019.

Duration:01:26:52

Breaking Down the MLB Dream Bracket - Season 6, Ep. 16

4/17/2020
Host Mike Petriello, national editor Matt Meyers and MLB.com national writer Anthony Castrovince break down the MLB Dream Bracket, the new 32-team simulated tourney that pits all-time greats from each franchise against each other until the best of all time is crowned.

Duration:00:41:59

Name That Game, A Trivia Trip Through History - Season 6, Ep. 15

4/15/2020
Host Mike Petriello, national editor Matt Meyers and MLB.com researcher Sarah Langs play a trivia game attempting to name the teams, year and significance of games throughout history based on short 45-60 second clips of historic broadcasts.

Duration:00:47:16

How Live Baseball on Television Gets Made - Season 6, Ep. 14

4/10/2020
Host Mike Petriello and national editor Matt Meyers note a Willie Mays fun fact before being joined by ESPN baseball producer Andy Jacobson, who talks about the ins and outs of live baseball production, including producing the ESPN2 Statcast alternate broadcasts.

Duration:00:39:26

An Extra Innings Home Run Derby and The All-Time Toothpick Record - Season 6, Ep. 13

4/7/2020
Host Mike Petriello and national editor Matt Meyers talk about which season fans voted for as the best of all time, the passing of Tigers legend Al Kaline and underappreciated Hall of Famers, Justin Turner's idea for a Home Run Derby in extra innings, and how many toothpicks Dusty Baker has actually gone through.

Duration:00:38:22

How To Formulate A Roster for a 2020 Baseball Celebration Game - Season 6, Ep. 12

4/1/2020
Host Mike Petriello and national editor Matt Meyers talk about what it's like to watch 1980s classic baseball, talk about current pitchers selecting their favorite ever pitches, and work out a formula to try to imagine what the rosters would be for a season-opening baseball celebration game to take the place of the 2020 All-Star Game.

Duration:00:46:21

Drafting the last 25 World Series champions - Season 6, Ep. 11

3/27/2020
MLB.com columnist Will Leitch joins host Mike Petriello and MLB.com national editor Matt Meyers to draft each of the last 25 World Series champions, ranking them from best to worst, from the 1995 Atlanta Braves to the 2019 Washington Nationals.

Duration:01:27:10

87 Years of Being a Cubs Fan - Season 6, Ep. 10

3/25/2020
Host Mike Petriello and national editor Matt Meyers react to Noah Syndergaard's elbow injury, talk about the "season" that Barry Bonds hit 95 homers and share possibly unpopular baseball takes, before Mike's 99-year-old great uncle Frank joins the show to discuss becoming a Cubs fan back in 1933 and seeing them finally win in 2016.

Duration:00:49:34

The Best Baseball You've Ever Seen - Season 6, Ep. 9

3/20/2020
Host Mike Petriello and national editor Matt Meyers reminisce about their favorite baseball moments, including the first games they ever attended, the best and weirdest games they ever saw and their own personal on-field highs, including Matt bringing in Little League teammate Teddy Wayne to verify his story.

Duration:00:53:14

Talking Baseball, Without Baseball - Season 6, Ep. 8

3/17/2020
Host Mike Petriello and national editor Matt Meyers try to cope with the suspension of the baseball season by thinking about what a shortened season might mean, looking at their favorite losing teams, talking about xERA & Hawk-Eye, before Matt tries to stump Mike with a collection of old found baseball cards.

Duration:00:44:32

Judge is hurt, the cool thing the Rockies are doing, and how to open The Vault - Season 6, Ep. 7

3/6/2020
Host Mike Petriello and national editor Matt Meyers look at the effect of Aaron Judge's rib injury and how the extensions for Christian Yelich and Yoan Moncada impact the Central divisions. They then investigate an interesting Rockies approach and how managers are reacting to the three-batter minimum. Finally they dig into the new MLB.com contest, "The Vault."

Duration:00:48:40

The 2019 breakout that's for real, how to measure the Dodgers' depth, and what to make of Lorenzo Cain - Season 6, Ep. 6

2/27/2020
Host Mike Petriello and national editor Matt Meyers look at whether the Yankee injuries open up the AL East, which 2019 breakout is a strong bet to keep mashing, whether the Dodgers might have the deepest lineup ever and how confident to be in Lorenzo Cain having a rebound from a down 2019.

Duration:00:43:13

2020's deepest lineup, the other fascinating TB/SD trade, and why the rule changes matter - Season 6, Ep. 5

2/13/2020
Host Mike Petriello and national editor Matt Meyers project 2020's deepest lineup, dig into the overlooked Emilio Pagan-Manuel Margot trade, check out how the new rule changes will impact the game, and investigate some of the new 2020 projections.

Duration:00:51:11

The Mookie Betts trade rocks the sport - Season 6, Ep. 4

2/5/2020
Host Mike Petriello and national editor Matt Meyers dissect the impact of the Mookie Betts and Joc Pederson trades, including how it impacts each team involved and those teams not involved as well

Duration:00:39:46

How Castellanos might fit in Cincy, Betts might actually get traded, and what Dusty means to Houston - Season 6, Ep. 3.

1/30/2020
Host Mike Petriello and national editor Matt Meyers discuss how Great American Ball Park might affect Nicholas Castellanos, what the Cubs might do now that Kris Bryant's service time case has been resolved, ponder a potential Mookie Betts trade, and look at how Dusty Baker and the Astros might fit together.

Duration:00:43:55