Episode 8 (5.25.15)

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This week's episode includes:

  • Illinois baseball update (the streak is over)
  • We revisit our preseason predictions
  • Bryce Harper and Nelson Cruz are crushing right now
  • An MLB attendance update
  • Paul recapping a book on A-Rod
  • Discussion on how predictive a team's record on May 15th is
  • Stat of the Week: Isolated Power (ISO) (22:11)
  • Throwback Box Score: Retired Numbers (27:21)
  • Our first interview with a female (33:30)

Mentioned in this week's episode:

Paul's article: A-Rod: The Many Lives of Alex Rodriguez (Selena Roberts)

Peter's article: The Meaning of a Team's Record in Mid-May (Alex Remington)

Stat of the Week: ISO (FanGraphs)

Throwback Box Score: MLB Retired Uniform Numbers

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