RotoGraphs Audio: The Sleeper and the Bust 1/29/2015

Episode 188

The latest episode of “The Sleeper and the Bust” is live! It’s tough to let go, so this one runs a little long.

In this episode, Eno Sarris and Nicholas Minnix talk about, among other players in the news, Glen Perkins, Devin Mesoraco, Michael Bourn, Mike Napoli, Travis Snider, and Anthony Ranaudo.

Requested topics discussed: Marcus Semien, Brock Holt, and Mike Fiers; keeper question about Cueto/Harvey/Betts/Dickerson, Wright/Alcantara/Pederson/Benoit, and Altuve/Braun/Han-Ram/Scherzer; and general questions about depth by position for a 15-team league, replacement level with bench players included, and the portions of your budget to allocate to hitting and pitching.

As usual, don’t hesitate to tweet us or comment with fantasy questions so that we may answer them in our next episode.

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Thanks to Ian Miller, aka Teen Archer, for the intro/outro music. Approximately 102 minutes of joyous analysis.

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Nicholas Minnix oversaw baseball content for six years at KFFL, where he held the loose title of Managing Editor for seven and a half before he joined FanGraphs. He played in both Tout Wars and LABR from 2010 through 2014. Follow him on Twitter @NicholasMinnix.

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Chaz
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Chaz

Oh, more nerds who think Cueto is going to regress even though he’s out pitched his sabermetrics for the last 5 years.

Eno Sarris
Member
Member

I just wanted the seven dollars and the ability to keep Harvey into the future, but okay you can call us names.

oh Hal
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oh Hal

I think nerd may have evolved from insult to compliment.

Grant
Guest
Grant

By nerd, are you referring to the daily baseball metric created by the one and only Cistuli?

OT
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OT

haven’t listened yet but the roof came down on Matt Cain eventually…

CM52
Member
CM52

You sound like the type of person who thinks if red comes up on the wheel 5 times in a row that black is a lock on the next spin.

Grant
Guest
Grant

Law of averages bro! Eben is small samples!!! But seriously, I doubt many people who are regular readers of fangraphs, don’t have at least a basic understanding of probability and statistics.

gambling phallicy
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gambling phallicy

That’s a bet that I’d take.

Besides, pitching performances aren’t random variables and seasons are arbitrary endpoints.