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                  THE BASEBALL RABBI PODCAST

 

Welcome to The Baseball Rabbi Podcast - where Pesach Wolicki and Scott Kahn talk sabermetrics and baseball history, with a dose of fandom, fWAR, and Fenway.

Sep 24, 2020

Pesach and Scott continue their entertaining and enlightening conversation with former All Star pitcher Lary Sorensen, which began in episode 87. In this Baseball Rabbi bonus episode, Lary talks about spin rate vs. spin efficiency, rifle spin, and his work as Chief Baseball Officer at F5 sports, the creators of...


Sep 22, 2020

Last week Pesach talked about the demise of the Yankees... which aged like month-old milk left in Death Valley. So let's try again: what's the deal with the Yankees? But while Scott and Pesach can laugh at the Yankees, they're extremely irritated at Rob Manfred's plan to maintain this 16-team playoff format into the...


Sep 15, 2020

The Yankees looked like a team with no weaknesses, a team that might be one of the greatest ever to play. But that was in March; today they look... OK. What went wrong? (No, it's not just injuries.) And what happened to the promise exhibited by Gary Sanchez a few years ago, and what can he do to regain that form? Pesach...


Sep 8, 2020

The trade deadline has come and gone, and the Baseball Rabbi Podcast checks out the difference in strategy between teams like the Padres, the Yankees, and the Blue Jays - and Pesach explains why some seemingly similar teams may be playing for 2020, while others are more concerned about the future. Scott and Pesach...


Sep 3, 2020

We have all heard the very sad news that Tom Seaver, one of the greatest pitchers of all time and by all accounts a gentleman and one of the most beloved players in baseball history, passed away yesterday from complications from covid-19 and Lewy Body Dementia at the age of 75.

About a year and a half ago, on March 19,...