FanGraphs Audio: Dave Cameron Analyzes the Analysts

Episode 661
Dave Cameron is the managing editor of FanGraphs. During this edition of FanGraphs Audio he discusses the likely replacement level of analysts in major-league front offices, reveals some findings from a recent trip to MLB Advanced Media’s Manhattan offices, and speculates wildly on the future of Cuban free agent Yulieski Gourriel.

This episode of the program is sponsored by SeatGeek, which site removes both the work and also the hassle from the process of shopping for tickets.

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Audio after the jump. (Approximately 44 min play time.)

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

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Carsons question about analysts unionizing was not a silly one. The Entire point of a union is to restrict supply and drive wages above marginal value. That’s why we see unions in manufacturing, where it’s relatively easy to find a replacement for any given worker, and fewer unions in industries where it’s hard to replace workers, like doctors and lawyers.