We talk with Ben Lindbergh and Kaz Yamazaki about the NPB posting system, differences between the mounds, balls, culture of MLB and NPB and dig a little deeper into some of the myths about Japanese pitchers coming over to MLB. We also look into the current state of the sabermetric community in Japan.
- Effectively Wild Episode 1145: The Reigning-MVP Podcast Effectively Wild episode where Ben and Jeff Sullivan talk with Dennis Sarfate
- Shohei Otani and MLB’s Japanese Fragility Myth from The Ringer
- Shohei Otani’s life goals
- Delta Graphs