Jacob and Logan answer some of the top questions regarding baseball today, first and foremost the MLB 2020 season. Will there be an MLB season? The answer to this question and more are in this episode. We also talk about some of the potential best draft picks for this year's drafts and concerns for future drafts.
This episode Jacob and Logan dive deep into the contract disputes of MLB players. With talks of how contracts could be structured and the legal outcomes to the structure. There is also talks of MiLB teams getting cut from franchises and what that could do to the impact of baseball as a whole. This episode is sprinkled with tons of gems for improving baseball and hope everyone tunes in!
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Jacob and Logan shed light on the mind of an MLB hitter and pitcher. Discussing how players like Max Scherzer and others succeed in the game today. We also have some fun storytime about our careers with some of the mindsets players around us have had. This is a great episode for anyone who wants to dive into the mind of MLB or college player's minds. Much love!
Jacob and Logan have a couple of guests that talk about some baseball in the middle of the coronavirus. We talk about some past performances and some key performances ahead. Listen in for the full details.
This is a great episode for anyone who wants to go deeper into the game of baseball besides just the stats. Jacob and Logan talk with former teammate, Jon Walters, about the approach some of these hitters have. We want to go beyond just the stats of exit velocity, launch angle, and batting average. In this episode we take looks at Nelson Cruz, David Dahl, David Freese, and more. We go over how to succeed in key moments, what defines a good hitter, what these hitters focus on, and what they think about before hitting. At the end of this episode, we have a little fun talking about other sports and the NFL draft.
Logan and Jacob discuss what is currently on their mind and everyone else's in the midst of this lockdown. They go through the apparent hurdle of Coronavirus (COVID-19). The tasks that MLB will have to consider with the thoughts of ramping back up a baseball season. How the MLB could create a better product on the field. Lastly the thoughts of bringing baseball to some warmer weather. We are really excited to share this episode with you and hope you enjoy it. Make sure that you tune in to Dingerball.com for more articles on baseball in the midst of this lockdown. Stay safe!
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Jacob and Logan wrap up the Top Ten series with the number 2 and 1 picks. We talk about all things regarding these two players, Mike Trout and Christian Yelich. We offer up hints at what makes them successful this past year in analytics and approach. We also offer insights into how they will keep up the progress they made in 2019. There are also a few nuggets inside the podcast like who had the slowest/fastest home run trot time and ways to pass time without baseball!
With all of the COVID-19 things going on in the world, we hope each of our listeners is safe. We will be thinking about each of you during this time of tribulation and know that we will make it through it together. Baseball will come back. Spring always follows a dark, cold winter. Make sure you tune into our future episodes that will be based more on a life aspect of what is going on in terms of baseball. Stay Safe Dingerball Nation.
This is the fourth part of a five set series. Jacob and Logan discuss more about number 3 and 4 on our top ten list. We continue on our journey to number one. Any questions or comments reach to us on Twitter and let's talk baseball.
Jacob and Logan discuss the number 5 and 6 players on their top ten overall player list. They feature in discussion on what makes each of the two players mentioned deserve their ranking and more. For more information on the method that we used to rank these players please mention us on twitter to find out more.
Jacob and Logan talk with Choice Fielder, Maxwell Bay, about the trades the just went on for the Dodgers, spitting some baseball knowledge, and a whole lot more. You can follow Choice Fielder on twitter to see his great posts about statistics and baseball.
Logan and Jacob explore the number 7 and 8 players on our top ten list. There are many topics that are discussed about each of the players and make sure you tune in to see what the upcoming selections are!
Logan and Jacob discuss the honorable mention and number 10 and 9 on the Dingerball Top Ten list from the 2019 season. This is the beginning of a five part season that will lead us into the MLB season. Make sure you stay tuned to see who we reveal as our overall top ten.
Jacob and Logan talk about trades that could potentially happen between teams in the near future. They discuss all of the fits and misfits for potential teams. Make sure you check out some of our latest blogs to see more about potential trades in the future.
Logan and Jacob discuss the top players of the 2010's and draft their own teams out of a roster given below. We will post each of our rosters on Twitter and the loser will have a punishment.
Team of the Decade
C: Buster Posey, Yadier Molina
1B: Joey Votto, Miguel Cabrera, Paul Goldschmidt
2B: Jose Altuve, Robinson Cano, Ian Kinsler
3B: Adrian Beltre, Nolan Arenado, Josh Donaldson
SS: Andrelton Simmons, Francisco Lindor, Elvis Andrus, Troy Tulowitzki, Brandon Crawford
LF: Christian Yelich, Mookie Betts, Yoenis Cespedes
CF: Mike Trout, Andrew McCutchen, Ryan Braun
RF: Giancarlo Stanton, Bryce Harper, Michael Brantley, JD Martinez
SP: Clayton Kershaw, Chris Sale, David Price, Jon Lester, Madison Bumgarner, Cole Hamels
SP: Jacob Degrom, Justin Verlander, Max Scherzer, Jake Arrieta
RP: Craig Kimbrel, Kenley Jansen, Wade Davis, Fernando Rodney, Greg Holland
RP: Aroldis Chapman, Andrew Miller, Zack Britton,
DH: Nelson Cruz, David Ortiz, Miguel Cabrera
C: Buster Posey
1B: Joey Votto
2B: Jose Altuve
3B: Nolan Arenado
SS: Fransisco Lindor
LF: Chistian Yelich
CF: Mike Trout
RF: JD Martinez
SP: Madison Bumgarner
SP: Jacob Degrom
RP: Craig Kimbrel
RP: Zack Britton
DH: David Ortiz
C: Yadier Molina
1B: Miguel Cabrera
2B: Robinson Cano
3B: Adrian Beltre
SS: Andrelton Simmons
LF: Mookie Betts
CF: Andrew McCutchen
RF: Bryce Harper
SP: Clayton Kershaw
RP: Kenley Jansen
RP: Aroldis Chapman
DH: Nelson Cruz
Logan and Jacob are back from the Holidays talking about the end of the 2010's. They talk about the new trends inside of baseball such as the shift, technology, pitch design, and more! Also there is a look at the future with players that could be difference makers in the next ten years with players such as Shohei and more!
Jacob and Logan are joined with Trevor Hooth, former Toledo MudHens employee, blogger for Pitcher List, Reviewing the Brew, RedBird Rants, and many other blog pages. We talk about the top signings, trades, and prospects of this offseason. Of course, every team is searching for gold now and some seem to have found it such as the Yankees with Gerrit Cole, but time will ultimately tell. Some teams have the talent inside their own organization that can fuel potential championship runs and players that could be the next Bryce Harper or Mike Trout.
Jacob and Logan hold an interview with their second guest of the year, Kirk McKnight, author of Batting Clean: why Dale Murphy belongs in the MLB Hall of Fame. Make sure to check out his book on Amazon, even though Dale did not get in, this book is about the under appreciated player that analytics do not always catch. Follow along our riveting discussion about Dale and other players like him in the game today. At the end of the interview, Kirk brings us some insights on what he sees in this MLB off-season. He also enlightens us with his bold predictions for the 2020 World Series champion and the his MVP selections. For all of the latest and greatest information on what is going on in the baseball world, be sure to follow Dingerball on Twitter, Spotify, Apple, and more with links below!
On this episode of the Dingerball podcast Logan and Jacob host their first ever guest, Adam Zuk. Adam is a current teammate of Jacob on the Milikin baseball team. On the podcast they discuss the top free agents of the offseason. They also discuss the difference between what separates pitches who are good from pitchers who are great. They discuss how the mindset of the pitcher, intangibles, and other great qualities impact a pitchers performance. They also dive into what metrics are best for pitcher analysis and sit above the rest. Examples include Rapsodo and Driveline. Finally, they dive into their hot takes segment for the very first time. You can listen to the podcast on all major platforms listed below.
On this episode of the Dingerball Podcast listen to Logan and Jacob discuss all of the end of season awards. The share their opinions on the winners and debate as to who they believe should have be chosen for each award.
On this episode of Dingerball, Jacob and Logan recap the World Series. They discuss the future of the Houston Astros franchise and the trouble they might be in. They also look as to what the offseason might hold.
On this episode of Dingerball, Logan and Jacob discuss the postseason and the downfall of the Yankees and Cardinals. They discuss current happenings and debate whether homegrown or bought talent is better. They also discuss the bullpen games and whether they will stick around. Do the Yankees make the world series again in the next 10 years? Does Technology lead innovation in the game of baseball we see today? They discuss the Cardinals series and how the week off may have impacted the Nats and how Max is the leader of the Nationals with grit. They even break down each World Series team by position as they take in Game 1 live. They also dive deep into starting pitching statistics for the Astros and Nationals. Lastly, they talk about the potential hall of famers we see in this world series and what it could mean to each of the players.
On this episode of Dingerball, Jacob and Logan go into detail about the past week of postseason games and dive into some pressing questions that should be answered and some hypothetical pieces such as Bryce Harper, the Wild Card games, NLCS games, the upcoming World Series, and more. Be sure not to miss out on some of the predictions that Jacob and Logan make. Also a bonus topic of the little things that no one sees in baseball is discussed with details that people should look at during the Postseason.
On this episode Logan and Jacob discuss postseason baseball. They share their hot takes and predictions for the upcoming games. They also look back on the games that have happened so far and recap them. They also discuss potential postseason heroes and who might surprise everyone this postseason.
On the tenth episode of Dingerball listen to Logan and Jacob get their final predictions in before the start of the postseason. They also discuss Tim Anderson and his rise to batting title champ. They also answer twitter poles that they posted this past week.
On this episode of Dingerball listen to Jacob and Logan discus how they believe the playoff picture is going to play out. They go division by division discussing who they believe is bound to make the playoffs and how far they can go. They also discuss the future of the Cubs organization and what lies in the future for the organization who will soon loose many of their stars to free agency. Be sure to listen to hear what we believe this year's postseason holds because it is definitely going to be an exciting one!
In this episode Jacob and Logan discuss the top 10 second baseman in baseball. They also cover everything that's happened over the past week around the league. Listen as they provide insightful baseball analysis as they dive into their rankings.
In this episode, Logan and Jacob rank their top 10 relief pitchers in baseball. They also discuss the trade deadline deals so far and answer the question as to who is the best hitting pitcher in the league.
In this first episode of Dingerball, Logan Talkington and Jacob Hennessy introduce themselves and talk about the purpose of this podcast. They also share who they believe to be the top 10 starting pitchers in Major League Baseball right now.