Touch 'Em All: A Baseball Analytics Podcast

Touch 'Em All: A Baseball Analytics Podcast

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This is the official podcast of Touch ‘Em All Analytics. Here we will discuss baseball in a way that is analytical yet still understandable and enjoyable to all types of baseball fans. Check out our website/blog: www.touchemallanalytics.com Like us on Facebook: @TouchEmAllAnalytics Follow our host on Twitter: @C_J_Whittemore Email us with questions: [email protected]


8: Kyler Murray and Defensive Runs Saved
Feb 16 • 18 min
In Episode 8, I discuss Kyler Murray’s choice to play football, the Dodgers Choice of AJ Pollock over Yasiel Puig, the JT Realmuto trade to the Phillies, and Defensive Runs Saved. Check out our website/blog: www.touchemallanalytics.com Like us on…
7: Harper Vs. Machado and Murphy Vs. Lemahieu
Jan 13 • 18 min
In Episode 7, I Compare Manny Machado against Bryce Harper with perditions. I then compare DJ LeMahieu against Daniel Murphy, who received almost identical contracts. Lastly, I go over wOBA (Weighted on Base Average) and xwOBA (Expected Weighted on Base…
6: Steamer Projections, Baseball Economics, and Touch ‘Em All Prospect Scouting
Jan 4 • 23 min
In Episode 6, I explain the why I haven’t been recording in the last few months and explain my new job, look into Steamer projections, analyze the economic efficiency of all 30 MLB teams, and introduce Touch ‘Em All Prospect Scouting. Article mentioned in…
5: Future Value Rankings and The AL West Playoff Race
Sep 10, 2018 • 19 min
In Episode 5, our Founder and Editor, Caleb Whittemore, breaks down his new creation: Future Value Rankings, and how it answers the question “who is the best player to build a franchise around?”. He also looks into and predicts the NL West Playoff Race.…
4: How Waiver Trades Work; Carpenter is Surging, and Homer is Historically Bad
Aug 28, 2018 • 7 min
In Episode 4, our Founder and Editor, Caleb Whittemore, explains how MLB waiver trades work. He also looks at Matt Carpenter’s great season and Homer Bailey’s historically bad one. Check out our website/blog: www.touchemallanalytics.com Follow us on…
3- The MLB Scouting Scale and The AL West Playoff Race
Aug 18, 2018 • 19 min
In Episode 3, our Founder and Editor, Caleb Whittemore, explains the MLB scouting scale. He also breaks down the three team race for the playoffs in the AL West. Check out our website/blog: www.touchemallanalytics.com Follow us on Twitter: @TouchEmAllBB…
2: Understanding UZR and Trade Deadline Moves
Aug 9, 2018 • 39 min
In Episode 2, our Founder and Editor, Caleb Whittemore, breaks down the defensive statistic: Ultimate Zone Rating (UZR). He also goes into depth on some of the major trades that happened before the MLB trade deadline. Check out our website/blog:…
1: Introduction to Touch ‘Em All, Why AVG is Flawed, and All Star Break Trades
Jul 23, 2018 • 20 min
Our founder and Editor, Caleb Whittemore, brings you a brief overview of what the Touch ‘Em All Podcast will be about. This includes: an overview of Touch ‘Em All including Caleb’s background, a look at why batting average is a flawed statistic and what…