Best Podcast in Baseball 9.03: Zone Defense

04.23.2021 - By Best Podcast in Baseball

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What was supposed to be a standard, weekly update on all things Cardinals veered into a deep, inside-baseball debate on how to get the game revving again. St. Louis Post-Dispatch baseball writer Derrick Goold and KMOX/1120 AM's Kevin Wheeler began talking about the rule changes baseball is experimenting with in minor-league and independent league baseball, and while both of them see the need to get more balls in play, they have starkly different suggestions for how to do that. A brief conversation becomes a long debate on the strike zone and whether to increase the size of it change hitters or decrease it to cater to hitters. Hope you enjoy. The Best Podcast in Baseball, sponsored by Closets by Design, is a production of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch,, and Derrick Goold,

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