Effectively Wild Episode 1600: Blown Callson October 7, 2020 at 9:55 pm

Effectively Wild Episode 1600: Blown Calls

Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller discuss the merits of stats about the success of teams that hit more home runs in the playoffs and then review the first several games of the division series, touching on the unparalleled power of Giancarlo Stanton, the Yankees’ piggyback pitcher decision, the Astros’ resurgence, the overtaxed Padres’ bullpen, the latest bad blood between the Braves and Ronald Acuna Jr., Clayton Kershaw‘s 2020 renaissance, bad blown ball/strike calls, and more (plus a Stat Blast about the biggest mismatches in height between opposing starting pitchers).

Audio intro: Eleanor Friedberger, “My Mistakes
Audio outro: Olivia Jean, “Mistakes

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