Defensive Indifference: Ep 10 — Org Reviews (Pirates)

In Episode 10 of Defensive Indifference: A 2080 Baseball Podcast Dave DeFreitas and Nick J. Faleris discuss a Pirates system with plenty of impact at the upper levels.

Pirates Organizational Review

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Episode Topics

Segment 1
00:00:00 – Introduction.
00:02:45 – Pirates overview; Austin Meadows discussion.
00:06:15 – Potential developmental path at MLB level; player comps.
00:11:00 – Meadows’s path to entry in left field.
00:12:45 – Dave breaks down Tyler Glasnow.
00:16:50 – Player comps.
00:17:45 – Nick breaks down Mitch Keller.
00:20:30 – Discussion of stuff and command profile.
00:23:00 – Josh Bell discussion.
00:27:45 – Why were folks slow to warm to the profile?
00:29:30 – Over/under performers for Pirates Cream of the Crop.

Segment 2
00:33:45 – Dave breaks down Kevin Newman.
00:35:30 – Discussing risk in profile; is there enough impact?
00:43:45 – Discussing Elias Diaz and Alen Hanson as 2017 contributors and long-term roles.
00:49:15 – Dave breaks down Nick Kingham.
00:51:00 – Discussing the future Pirates rotation.
00:54:45 – Nick breaks down Ke’Bryan Hayes.
00:58:30 – Cole Tucker discussion.
01:03:45 – Will Craig discussion; Dave and Nick compare differing views on the outlook for the profile.
01:09:30 – “Who ya got?”; Dave breaks down Adrian Valerio.
01:12:00 – “Who ya got?”; Nick breaks down Luis Escobar.

Segment 3
01:16:15 – 2080 Mailbag: Why is 2080 so high on Luis Alexander Basabe?
01:19:00 – 2080 Mailbag: Did you forget about Zack Collins?!
01:24:45 – 2080 Mailbag: What are realistic roles for Jameson Fisher and Alex Call; projections for Jordan Stephens?