Ready to Double Down? w/ Nate Schwartz

Nate Schwartz joins to discuss what's changed our minds so far.

Dugout Study Hall – Fake baseball economist Alexander Chase (@chase_rate) welcomes special guest Nate Schwartz (@_nateschwartz) to talk about differences between playoff probabilities from different sites, the Cardinals’ recent history against Texas teams, and players who have forced them to change their minds so far this season. Help us out with a FIVE STAR RATING and a REVIEW wherever you listen and ENJOY!

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Episode Outline:

  • Warm-up: Nate’s recent work at PL and Cardinals fandom
  • Numbers of the Week: Comparing FanGraphs and Fivethirtyeight playoff probabilities
  • Case Study: what makes us change our minds, and who’s made us think the most?

Note: Episode recorded on 06/08/22

Alexander Chase

When he's not writing about baseball (and sometimes when he is), Alexander Chase teaches test prep and elementary through high school math. He loves Shohei Ohtani, Camden Yards, and the extra-innings ghost runner rule. Don't you?

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