The Ringer's Ben Lindbergh and Michael Baumann talk to FanGraphs writer/fly-ball believer Travis Sawchik and FiveThirtyEight writer/fly-ball skeptic Rob Arthur about hitters who've broken out after aiming for the air (03:00), other hitters who've declined despite elevating their batted balls (13:00), how teams are trying to teach the uppercut swing (15:00), whether the "fly-ball revolution" explains the big leagues' record home run rate (24:00), and whether pitchers can counter batters' altered approach (33:00).
The Unfailingly Friendly Fly-Ball Debate
Ben Lindbergh and Michael Baumann talk to FanGraphs writer/fly-ball believer Travis Sawchik and 'FiveThirtyEight' writer/fly-ball skeptic Rob Arthur about hitters who've broken out after aiming for the air
Surviving in ‘The Last of Us’ Universe, Reading Recommendations, ‘Doctor Who’ Prep, and More Mailbag!
Mallory and Joanna talk popular HBO shows and compile a sizeable list of book recommendations for any and all interested parties—give them a look!
Plus, writer-director Brandon Cronenberg joins to discuss his new film ‘Infinity Pool’
Bryan and Nora unpack some NFL playoff media topics, Jason Gay joins to discuss how Billy Packer’s career transformed college basketball, and more
As always, Rachel and Callie are here to dish out and comment on any Bravo news of the week
Conference Championships: Eye Test, Stats, and Trends. Plus, Why It’s So Hard to Make NBA Trades, Deadline Teams, and Two Favorites in the West With John Hollinger.
John also talks about the toughest trades he had to make during his time with the Grizzlies and whether the Hawks would ever trade Trae Young during the season