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Astros Podcast: Screw the Oscars, baseball is back!

Explaining regression, then discussions about Baseball Prospectus' organization list, pace of game rule changes, Vincent Velasquez, Brad Peacock, and more.

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TCBP AB 145: Screw the Oscars, baseball is back!

In the first hour Tim De Block, Brooks Parker, and Ryan Dunsmore discuss

Mission Control Concepts

We're starting a new segment on the podcast where we talk about sabermetrics topics, ideas, and terms. This week we covered regression: http://www.fangraphs.com/library/principles/regression/

Astros Afterburners

Baseball Prospectus ranks the Astros as the 12th best organization: http://www.baseballprospectus.com/article.php?articleid=25592

Pace of game changes: http://espn.go.com/mlb/story/_/id/12351883/major-league-baseball-announce-pace-play-rules

Vincent Vealsquez is dealing with a lat strain: http://blog.chron.com/ultimateastros/2015/02/21/pitching-prospect-vincent-velasquez-sidelined-to-start-camp-due-to-lat-strain/

Listener Questions

Brad Peacock's chances to improve.

Our projected 7th-8th-9th inning relievers

Who will win a spot in the back of the rotation.

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