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Astros Podcast: Evan Drellich checks in from Spring Training

Evan Drellich of the Houston Chronicle joins the show to talk about the vibe in camp, players that are standing out, new strategy advancements in baseball and a dead fish.

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TCBP AB 146: Evan Drellich checks in from Spring Training

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

Mission Control Concepts

Spring Training statistics are meaningless: http://www.beyondtheboxscore.com/2013/3/11/4087430/spring-training-statistics-are-utterly-meaningless

Astros Afterburners

Evan Drellich of the Houston Chronicle gives us some interesting insight into Spring Training including:

Jim Crane's hope for a playoff team: http://blog.chron.com/ultimateastros/2015/02/25/astros-owner-jim-crane-says-finishing-less-than-500-would-be-disappointment/

The Astros strategy for new advancements in baseball: http://www.crawfishboxes.com/2015/2/25/8107563/finding-the-next-frontier-for-the-astros-analytics-department

The vibe in camp this year, the weirdest thing he's seen in camp and more. You can follow him on Twitter @EvanDrellich and check out his stuff on the Houston Chronicle.

Listener Questions

Drellich answered the following questions from the listeners of our live show:

Does the team look as good in person as they do on paper?

If Singleton performs, would Chris Carter be a better option in left field than Evan Gattis?

Who's on first? No, seriously who's playing first?

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