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Wharton Moneyball: MLB Contracts, NFL Media Analytics, & NFL Trading

Ep. 138

Show from 2/20/19


In this episode of Wharton Moneyball hosts Cade Massey, Shane Jensen, and Adi Wyner take on a whole hour of baseball covering contracts and player stats. Plus they bring on a former major league pitcher to talk about the interaction of stats in game. Then they welcome NFL Films FIRST analytics expert, Cynthia Frelund. Her knowledge of football mixed with her analytics and coding backgrounds make her a force to be reckoned with. She gets into the correlation between offensive tackles and waste benders as well as many other innovations regarding motion tracking data.


Guests:

Tim Cooney - Currently an MBA student at Wharton. He previously played in Major League Baseball for the St. Louis Cardinals. The Cardinals selected him in the third round of the 2012 amateur draft after attending Wake Forest University and playing college baseball for the Demon Deacons.

Follow him on Twitter @T_Coons


Cynthia Frelund - She is NFL Media's first analytics expert, and can be seen across a variety of NFL Media shows and platforms, including NFL Fantasy Live, NFL Now and every Sunday during the season on NFL GameDay Morning at 9:00 AM ET. Additionally, she hosts the Game Theory and Money Podcast.

Follow her on Twitter @cfrelund 

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