R.J. Anderson of CBS Sports came on to talk with us about the Rays recent usage of Sergio Romo as a starting pitcher. We talk about whether this concept will continue and if there may be other teams willing to try it out. We also talk with Anthony Rescan about his Baseball Prospectus Intern project for calculating surplus draft value. We threw in a handful of things we’ve learned over the last few weeks including tidbits about Kendrys Morales, Jordan Hicks, and the predictive value of xStats.
- How Sergio Romo and the Rays ‘opener’ strategy are impacting how pitching stats are tracked and viewed
- Kendrys Morales: An All-Time Unlikely Base Stealer by Mike Passador
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