The Ringer MLB Show
The Ringer MLB Show
The Ringer
Ep. 33: The Postseason's Secret Weapon
50 minutes Posted Oct 7, 2016 at 10:20 am.
The Ringer's Ben Lindbergh and Michael Baumann make a few grudging playoff predictions
then bring on Royals major league advance scout Alec Zumwalt
to discuss how teams prepare to take on their October opponents
the scouting insights that helped the Royals win back-to-back pennants
the differences between scouting in person and scouting via video and stats
and the scouting perspective on the decision not to send Alex Gordon in Game 7 of the 2014 World Series
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The Ringer's Ben Lindbergh and Michael Baumann make a few grudging playoff predictions (3:04), then bring on Royals major league advance scout Alec Zumwalt (9:18) to discuss how teams prepare to take on their October opponents (11:30), the scouting insights that helped the Royals win back-to-back pennants (15:38), the differences between scouting in person and scouting via video and stats (25:25), and the scouting perspective on the decision not to send Alex Gordon in Game 7 of the 2014 World Series (45:17).
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