Sully Baseball Podcast – Using the Average Start as a Cy Young Metric – August 14, 2018

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We know the win loss record is problematic as a metric for pitchers. But so are all the confusing new stats. Why not just use the Average Start as a barometer for the Cy Young vote and base the award on how the pitcher actually performed?

That plus avoiding stupid losses in this episode of Sully Baseball.

While we are at it, enjoy the NEW In Memoriam video.

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Sully Baseball Podcast – Honoring Poppi Kramer and Examining the Illusion of Baseball’s Timelessness – July 28, 2018

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Poppi Kramer, comedian and friend and guest of the podcast, died this week. Her death affected me as I have strong memories of our mutual love for the game.

And losing her made me examine the illusion of timelessness in baseball and how we recoil when we see that change and finality are possible in our game.

A little sad in this episode of Sully Baseball.

Here are some of Poppi’s previous appearances on the podcast.

While we are at it, enjoy the NEW In Memoriam video.

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Sully Baseball Podcast – The Mets and Angels should make a deal – June 13, 2018

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The Mets need to make trades before their assets get hurt. The Angels need to make a splash to make up for the loss of Ohtani and to not waste yet another brilliant Mike Trout season.

They need to talk together and make it work.

Recorded at Robinson Stadium at Pasadena City College.

Talking deals on this episode of Sully Baseball.

While we are at it, enjoy the In Memoriam video.

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