FanGraphs Audio: Dave Cameron Analyzes Charts and Graphs

Episode 708
Dave Cameron is the managing editor of FanGraphs. On this edition of the program, he discusses an innovation (care of Baseball Savant) in the measurement of outfield defense; examines Milwaukee’s rebuilding strategy through the lens of the club’s 2017 projections; and considers the optimal balance between fastballs and secondary pitches.

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Carson Cistulli has published a book of aphorisms called Spirited Ejaculations of a New Enthusiast.

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Roger McDowell Hot Foot

If it’s true (as you conjecture) that a large proportion of the difference between good and bad fielders is that the good ones make the “easy plays” more consistently… maybe those shouldn’t be called the easy plays?