On the Barrel Podcast Episode 18 – Danslie Swanberson

Jonathan Metzelaar, Dave Cherman, and special guest Dan Richards dive deep on some hot hitters including Trey Mancini, Leonys Martin, Yandy Diaz, Josh Bell, Hunter Dozier, and Dansby Swanson.

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  • 1:00 Welcome Dan Richards
  • 5:50 Leonys Martin
  • 13:30 Aside on stabilization points
  • 16:20 Yandy Diaz
  • 26:48 Josh Bell
  • 36:10 Hunter Dozier
  • 44:40 Trey Mancini
  • 54:45 Dansby Swanson
  • 1:00:55 Mailbag: Are we worried about the Rockies’ lineup?
  • 1:08:30 Mailbag: When should we start to consider dropping struggling players for guys who are hot? What do you look for in a player to asses if a breakout is real?
  • 1:14:00 Rant on overreaction to hot/cold starts
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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