FanGraphs Audio: Eric Longenhagen and Jay Jaffe Pinch Hit

Episode 881

FanGraphs’ lead prospect analyst Eric Longenhagen and senior writer Jay Jaffe pinch hit for regular host Meg Rowley, and discuss Curt Flood’s Hall of Fame candidacy, the role of cultural relevance in assessing a player’s case for Cooperstown, how spring training has struck them so far, and parenthood. Eric also shares a few baseball and prospect-related thoughts in a special post-interview monologue.

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Audio after the jump. (Approximate 58 min play time.)





Eric Longenhagen is from Catasauqua, PA and currently lives in Tempe, AZ. He spent four years working for the Phillies Triple-A affiliate, two with Baseball Info Solutions and two contributing to prospect coverage at ESPN.com. Previous work can also be found at Sports On Earth, CrashburnAlley and Prospect Insider.

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Prospect talk at 43:33 for those interested.