Rhea talks to astrophysicist, sports data scientist, and baseball superfan Dr. Meredith Wills! Plus thoughts on the MLB Trade Deadline, Second Half Predictions, Sadness, and Simple Acts of Kindness. Plus #RosinBag questions on Swing Aesthetics and the Tampa Bay Rays' chances in the AL East.THIS EPISODE SPONSORED BY CARE/OF:*For 25% off your first Care/of order, go to TakeCareOf.com and enter promo code BASEBALLBUY TICKETS FOR RHEA'S TOUR DATES HERE:https://www.rheabutcher.com/livedatesGET THREE SWINGS MERCHhttps://www.teepublic.com/stores/three-swingsCONNECT W/ THREE SWINGS ON TWITTER & INSTAGRAM AND SEND YOUR #ROSINBAG QUESTIONS: https://twitter.com/threeswingspodhttps://www.instagram.com/threeswingspodTHREE SWINGS IS A FOREVER DOG PODCASThttp://foreverdogproductions.com/fdpn/podcasts/three-swings
Keith Law fills in for Buster and begins by remembering the life of Tyler Skaggs. Then, Keith speaks with sports data scientist Meredith Wills about her controversial work regarding changes to the baseball (3:30). Then, we hear from Rob Manfred (24:20) and Sarah Langs highlights the youth movement across baseball in "Numbers Game" (33:02). Plus, a once-in-a-lifetime ESPYs experience is announced (55:00).
On the fourth episode of SABRCast, Rob Neyer chats with Dr. Meredith Wills and Rob Arthur to dissect baseball, the ACTUAL baseball, to see how small changes in the ball can add up to a big increase in home runs. And, as always, SABR CEO Scott Bush is here to tell us who won the weekend. For show notes and extra content, visit the SABRCast website at https://sabr.org/sabrcast
You know Jason Benetti as the voice of the White Sox, but he's more than just a baseball guy. Will talks to him about the art of the call and his rise to the majors. Also, Dr. Meredith Wills explains her study of baseball construction that could explain why the ball is going farther than expected. This, plus discussion of Andrew Luck, Shohei Ohtani, and more on this Motus Show.
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