Ben and Sam preview the Rockies’ season (and analyze Coors Field) with Russell A. Carleton, and Nick talks to Denver Post Rockies beat writer (and National Baseball Writer) Troy Renck (at 30:39).
Ben and Sam discuss the Hall of Fame and answer listener emails about brawls with Brian McCann, catcher framing, park effects, and more.
Does Rogers Centre’s retractable roof have a significant impact on scoring?
Ben and Sam answer listener emails about park effects, player development, hitting .400, and more.
Ben and Sam talk about a pair of All-Star candidates, then discuss Royals GM Dayton Moore’s comments about Kauffman Stadium suppressing walks.
Why it pays to look at the weather forecast before starting a flyball pitcher at Wrigley Field.
A PITCHf/x look at the type of arsenal that fares well at altitude.
Ben and Sam discuss the Mariners’ decision to bring in (and lower) Safeco Field’s fences, then talk about what the seasons of Tsuyoshi Nishioka and Norichika Aoki say about the difficulty of projecting the performance of Japanese imports.
If you want to estimate run-scoring accurately, what are all the factors you need to take into account?