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Nolan Arenado’s Rockies Extension and Rob Arthur on Data in Baseball

The crew talks about Arenado’s eight-year, $260 million deal

Divisional Round - Milwaukee Brewers v Colorado Rockies - Game Three Photo by Justin Edmonds/Getty Images

We take a look at Nolan Arenado’s eight-year, $260 million deal with the Colorado Rockies and the recent run of offseason extensions—including Aaron Hicks and Miles Mikolas (3:42). Then freelance journalist and data consultant Rob Arthur joins the show to talk about how fast analytics are changing in baseball, how accurate our assumptions about players are, and what this might mean in the future for the on-field product and front-office decision-making (37:22).

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