In the latest episode of the AA Podcast we welcome Brian Kenny of MLB Network looking ahead to the start of the baseball season. We talk about his transition from ESPN to MLB Network and his role in bringing analytics to the forefront of baseball coverage. Brian also chats with AA about...
-His memories of working with Bert Sugar
-The evolution of analytics and whether it's becoming mainstream
-Possible backlash against Albert Pujols moving from St. Louis to Anaheim and the value of his megadeal
-Changing expectations in Cincinnati with Joey Votto's new deal
-Can the Marlins be competitors in the NL East?
-Did MLB do the right thing with their Wild Card expansion?
-Should baseball have one centralized Opening Day?
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They're both wrong. Nystrom's forward momentum kept him from being able to turn around to pursue the puck as Milbury suggests he do and Roenick has forgotten that the chin is part of the head.
The only press NBC Sports Network has been receiving so far is about how boring their programming is and how bad their ratings are...at least now we're talking about something interesting they said! People respond to analysts who are passionate (well ,unless it's Skip Bayless) even if they disagree with their take. It's undeniable both these guys are passionate about their subject matter so I dig it and think it's good for the network.