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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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?
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.