In this episode of CapFigure Podcast, we explore talk about specialization in baseball, as it related to the MLB Draft. With multiple two-way players being taken in the top 5 picks of the 2017 MLB Draft, we have to ask: Is specialization dead?
Aaron Judge is a manchild. At 6′ 7″ and 282 pounds, Aaron Judge hopes to become one of only 12 other players, taller than 6′ 6″, in the history of the MLB to register 1,000 plate appearances. Will Aaron Judge’s success have an impact on the development and scouting of younger players?
The 10-Day DL has become a weapon for the deeper rosters in MLB to maximize their odds over the course of the MLB season. Does anyone believe Lance McCullers actually is suffering from the “lower back stiffness” the Astros used to place him on the 10-day DL this past Monday?
All these questions and more, if you call yourself a baseball fan you won’t want to miss a thing!
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- Introduction: Ryan DePaulo & Thomas L. McLaughlin
- Specialization is Dead, Two-Way Players are the Future
- Aaron Judge and the Effect of Size on Baseball Players
- What does the 10-Day DL mean for baseball?
- The CapFigure Baseball Betting Experiment: Join Now!
- Final Comments, Criticisms & Closing
CapFigure Podcast takes listeners on an exhilarating journey through relevant topics within the world of professional sports’ organizations. Ryan DePaulo, formerly of ESPN Radio, delivers a witty, unapologetic and unfiltered attitude to hosting the show; balancing the calculated, clean-cut demeanor of CapFigure Founder and former leveraged finance investment banker, Thomas L. McLaughlin.
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