Intentional Walks + All-Stars

Intentional walks are bad and All-Stars are good.

Dugout Study Hall – Expert layman Matt Goodwin (@TheCorkedMatt) and fake baseball economist Alexander Chase (@chase_rate) talk about the validity of intentional walks, the absurdity of Tony La Russa, and way too early All-Star banter. Help us out with a FIVE STAR RATING and a REVIEW wherever you listen and ENJOY!

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Episode Outline:

  • Warm-up: Intentional Walks
    • When is it reasonable?
    • Is it ever truly reasonable?
    • What about in a 1-2 count?
  • Number of the Week: There is no actual number
    • What 5 All-Stars from last year’s teams are still actually good?
    • Looking at fWAR
    • Which of last year’s All-Stars have been bad?
  • What impact can All-Star selection have on buy/sell in fantasy?

Note: Episode recorded on 06/15/22

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