Michael Baumann is joined by Zach Kram to draft the eight MLB playoff races and rank them from most to least interesting (2:30). Then Ben Lindbergh joins the show to talk about Aaron Nola’s weird statistical season, how WAR and advanced defensive metrics work, and the state of public sabermetrics (32:30).
Ranking the Playoff Races and Getting Wonky With WAR
And we delve into Aaron Nola’s weird statistical season
Sure, it’s still early in the NFL calendar, but with just 17 regular-season games, there’s no time to waste. Some slow-starting teams (a.k.a. the Chiefs) will be fine, while others may already be seeing their postseason dreams slip away.
Stafford’s Salvation, Big Ben’s Downfall, the Cocaine Cardinals and Guess the Lines Week 4 With Cousin Sal
Bill and Cousin Sal discuss the Packers’ last-second win over the 49ers, Rams-Buccaneers, the Chiefs’ second straight loss, Justin Tucker’s record-setting field goal, and more