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Matt Goodwin and Alexander Chase re-imagine CSW.

Dugout Study Hall – Expert layman Matt Goodwin (@TheCorkedMatt) and fake baseball economist Alexander Chase (@chase_rate) make an appearance at PitchCon! The main idea is Alexander’s re-imagining of CSW and all the ways we can use it in more meaningful ways. Help us out with a FIVE STAR RATING and a nice REVIEW and ENJOY!

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  • Number of the week: Kevin Gausman’s Slider? (03:53)
  • Are called strikes a skill? (08:35)
  • The arguments for most-used stats (16:05)
  • Gausman’s slider explained and 0-0 counts (21:06)
  • Setting the standard for each count (26:53)
  • How pitching-to-contact breaks CSW% (30:24)
  • The fix: CSW/PA (35:40)
  • Testing CSW/PA and unexpected results (42:45)
  • Who benefits most? (46:24)
  • A special guest appears (53:35)

Note: Episode recorded on 1/28/22

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