On the Barrel Podcast Episode 14 — The All-Austin Austinsode

Jonathan Metzelaar, Dave Cherman, and Austin Bristow II cover all things catchers, including Yasmani GrandalDanny Jansen, Francisco MejiaRobinson Chirinos, Austin Barnes, Austin Hedges, Meibrys Viloria, Keibert Ruiz, Jonathan Lucroy, and more.

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  • (00:20): Our first Austin of the night: Austin Bristow II
  • (02:48): Catcher drafting philosophies
  • (06:40): Realmuto vs. Sanchez
  • (09:30): The two Wil(l)sons
  • (10:48): Yasmani Grandal
  • (18:27): Buster Posey
  • (20:28): Aside on the Giants outfield
  • (21:12): Danny Jansen
  • (26:15): Francisco Mejia
  • (28:15): Austin Hedges
  • (34:00): Willians Astudillo
  • (37:00): Robinson Chirinos
  • (43:00): Omar Narvaez
  • (46:30): Narvaez vs. Tucker Barnhart
  • (49:00): Jorge Alfaro
  • (52:40): Austin Barnes
  • (59:20): Keibert Ruiz
  • (1:00:20): Jonathan Lucroy
  • (1:05:00): Meibrys Viloria
  • (1:06:40): Closing jibber-jabber
Jonathan Metzelaar

Jonathan Metzelaar is a writer and content manager with Pitcher List, and co-host of the On the Barrel podcast. 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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