FanGraphs Audio
FanGraphs Audio
FanGraphs Audio
FanGraphs Audio provides insightful baseball analysis and commentary in a round table style discussion with your favorite FanGraphs contributors and guests.
FanGraphs Audio: Dylan Higgins Signs Off
Episode 1015 This week’s episode is a bittersweet one, as your favorite podcast producer (that’s me!) tells his story before saying goodbye. Dialing in from the snowy slopes of France, Ben Clemens interviews me, Dylan Higgins, for the latest edition of FanGraphs Backstories. Ben and I talk about the gateway drug that was Moneyball, how […]
Mar 10, 2023
51 min
FanGraphs Audio: Jay Jaffe and Dan Szymborski Welcome You Back
Episode 1014 On this week’s show, we discuss the new rules on display in spring training before reacting to Manny Machado’s new extension. Jay Jaffe is joined by Dan Szymborski as they welcome back baseball, now with a pitch clock and bigger bases. The pair discuss the effects of these changes, such as the clock’s […]
Mar 3, 2023
45 min
FanGraphs Audio: Perennial Prospect Week Podcast 2023
Episode 1013 It’s Prospect Week at FanGraphs, so our scouting department shares how the prospect list sausage is made before we hear from a fellow ranker who is now on the team side. To start things off, lead prospect analyst Eric Longenhagen is joined by contributor Tess Taruskin to celebrate making it through Prospect Week […]
Feb 24, 2023
1 hr 36 min
FanGraphs Audio: Ryan Loutos on His Hybrid Role, Jason Martinez on His Path to Here
Episode 1012 On this edition of the pod, we talk to a player/analyst in the Cardinals system before hearing the story of how our RosterResource guru got here. At the top of the show, David Laurila welcomes Ryan Loutus, a 24-year-old right-hander who went undrafted out of a D-III school and now finds himself in […]
Feb 17, 2023
1 hr 19 min
FanGraphs Audio: Sig Mejdal on Analytics, Eric Longenhagen on His Journey Here
Episode 1011 This week, we sit down with one of the bright baseball minds in Baltimore before getting our lead prospect analyst’s backstory. At the top of the show, David Laurila welcomes Sig Mejdal, vice president and assistant general manager of the Baltimore Orioles. Mejdal tells us about breaking into baseball with the Cardinals, and […]
Feb 10, 2023
1 hr 15 min
FanGraphs Audio: Dan Hayes Celebrates Joe Mauer, Michael Baumann Talks Baumann
Episode 1010 On this week’s show, we consider the career of a potential Hall of Famer before getting to know one of our writers better. With Joe Mauer destined for the Minnesota Twins Hall of Fame and set to arrive on the Cooperstown ballot for the first time this year as well, Jay Jaffe felt […]
Feb 3, 2023
1 hr 5 min
FanGraphs Audio: Ryan Thibodaux Chats Ballots, Quinn Priester Talks Pitching
Episode 1009 This week, we reflect on the recent Hall of Fame election results before catching up with a top Pirates prospect. First up, Jay Jaffe welcomes Ryan Thibodaux, who leads the team at the Hall of Fame Ballot Tracker, to discuss Scott Rolen’s enshrinement and the wild day leading up to it. Ryan has […]
Jan 27, 2023
56 min
FanGraphs Audio: Donnie Ecker on Coordinating an Offense
Episode 1008 In this episode, we get insight from a professional run-creator before turning the tables on our favorite interviewer. In the first half, David Laurila welcomes Donnie Ecker, bench coach and offensive coordinator for the Texas Rangers, to the program. Ecker, who David also interviewed last year, shares what it’s like to work with […]
Jan 20, 2023
1 hr 6 min
FanGraphs Audio: Introducing Spencer Strider to Andrew Miller
Episode 1007 This week on the pod, we pair a veteran reliever with a young star before interviewing one of our own fresh faces. To start things off, David Laurila welcomes Spencer Strider and Andrew Miller back to the show. Strider and Miller had not officially met before, but they quickly hit it off, discussing […]
Jan 13, 2023
1 hr 16 min
FanGraphs Audio: Derrick Goold Returns, Jay Jaffe Shares His Backstory
Episode 1006 In the first show of 2023, we welcome back a beat writer friend to talk Cardinals before introducing a new series on the podcast. At the top of the program, David Laurila is joined by Derrick Goold of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch (and The Best Podcast in Baseball), who last appeared on episode […]
Jan 6, 2023
1 hr 9 min
Load more