Effectively Wild Episode 1039: Is Defense Still Winning the Analysis War?

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Ben Lindbergh and Jeff Sullivan banter about the end of the offseason, a Canada-only Clayton Kershaw, and Drew Smyly’s health status, then discuss whether the advancement of technology and the latest sabermetric insights still favor defense over offense, or whether hitters have started to even the score.

Audio intro: The Mountain Goats, "Balance"
Audio outro: Pete Townshend & Ronnie Lane, "April Fool"

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I’d guess David Price put a decent sized dent in the Red Sox odds considering the vague nature of his injury which sounds suspiciously like a UCL sprain.