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On the Barrel Podcast Episode 37 – Baseball or Nothing

Jonathan Metzelaar, Dave Cherman, and Shelly Verougstraete speculate on the potential impacts of a shortened or canceled baseball season.

Jonathan Metzelaar, Dave Cherman, and Shelly Verougstraete speculate on the potential impacts of a shortened or canceled baseball season.

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Timestamps

  • 0:40 Mild gloating about the podcast tournament
  • 1:20 Intro to Shelly Verougstraete
  • 3:20 Hope for baseball in 2020?
  • 6:23 Impact of no minor league season on prospect development
  • 8:00 Any benefit to younger players who haven’t physically developed yet?
  • 11:40 Potential for restructuring of minor league system
  • 13:40 For fantasy, what to do about keeper inflation this year?
  • 16:00 Thoughts on prospects closer to promotion losing a prime season
  • 17:30 Would 2020 mid-season call-ups potentially get full-season reps in 2021 if the season is canceled?
  • 19:00 Impact of a shortened season on team roster strategy
  • 23:22 Impact of a season played exclusively in Florida and/or Arizona
  • 29:40 Who might benefit from a universal DH

 

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Jonathan Metzelaar

Jonathan Metzelaar is a writer, content manager, and podcaster with Pitcher List. He enjoys long walks on the beach, quiet dinners by candlelight, and essentially any other activity that will distract him from the perpetual torture of being a New York Mets fan. He's written for Fangraphs Community Research and created Youtube videos about fantasy baseball under the moniker "Jonny Baseball."

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