Defensive Indifference: Ep. 22 — PG All-American Classic

In Episode 22 of Defensive Indifference: A 2080 Baseball Podcast, Burke Granger joins  Nick J. Faleris and Dave DeFreitas to discuss the 2017 Perfect Game All-American Classic. In the second segment, Dave, Nick and Burke review some of the 2016 deadline deals and assess the winners and losers a year later.

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Episode Topics

Part 1
00:00:00   Intro; Burke and Dave reunited.
00:03:00   PGAAC intro; general thoughts from Burke on the event.
00:08:00   Burke breaks down Nolan Gorman and his MVP performance.
00:13:00   Burke breaks down Carter Stewart and his big time curve ball.
00:19:00   Burke breaks down Jordan Groshans and discusses his future defensive home; Dave suggests a Mark DeRosa comp.
00:27:00   Burke shares quick thoughts on Nander De Sedas; switch-hitting bombs.
00:30:00 Ethan Hankins discussion; Hankins vs Kumar Rocker for top high school arm.
00:36:00 Jarred Kelenic and his professional BPs; most complete position player in the class?

Part 2
00:53:00   Revisiting Yankees 2016 deadline deals (Frazier/Sheffield/Heller/Feyereisen for Miller; Torres/McKinney/Crawford/Warren for Chapman).
01:04:00   White Sox trades/system spoils.
01:14:00   Revisiting Dodgers/Athletics 2016 deadline deal (Holmes/Cotton/Montas for Reddick/Hill)
01:25:00   Jonathan Lucroy — the deal that happened and the deal that didn’t.
01:32:00   Mailbag: Nick discusses Bryant C/1B Michael Gasper.