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The Wharton Moneyball Post Game Podcast

Get the latest post-game analytics with the Wharton Moneyball Team

Bringing you timely sports analytics, covering your favorite teams, and interviewing the athletes. Wharton Moneyball is live every Wednesday at 8AM EST on SiriusXM Channel 132 and podcasted the same day. Join us for your... More
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2019-8-15

Wharton Moneyball: MLB Predictions, NFL Storylines, & Hudl Analytics

Ep. 163

Show from 8/14/19


In this episode of Wharton Moneyball our hosts talk with the Chief Product Officer and Co-Founder of Hudl on how data and analytics has changed the way players are recruited across the country as well as how the company is using its technology to help coaches during games. Have you ever wondered what company is in the forefront of tracking analytics from sports athletes all over the country? Next hosts Cade Massey and Adi Wyner talk with Cornell professor Steven Strogatz on his latest book before discussing the latest in the playoff races across major league baseball and the analytical storylines they are both following across College and NFL football.


Guests:

Steven Strogatz is an applied mathematician who works in the areas of nonlinear dynamics and complex systems, often on topics inspired by the curiosities of everyday life. He loves finding math in places where you’d least expect it—and then using it to illuminate life’s mysteries, big and small. Steven is also a Jacob Gould Schurman Professor of Applied Mathematics at Cornell University


Follow him on Twitter @StevenStrogatz


Check out his book: https://www.amazon.com/Infinite-Powers-Calculus-Reveals-Universe/dp/1328879984


John Wirtz is the Chief Product Officer and Co-Founder of Hudl. The mobile video software provides tools for coaches and athletes to review game footage and improve team play. Hudl has changed the way players are recruited to play college sports across the country. Also the software facilitates the sharing of highlight reels with sports fans and recruitment scouts.


Follow him on Twitter @Jmwirtz


Visit Hudl: http://www.hudl.com/

2019-8-15

Wharton Moneyball: MLB Predictions, NFL Storylines, & Hudl Analytics

Ep. 163

Show from 8/14/19


In this episode of Wharton Moneyball our hosts talk with the Chief Product Officer and Co-Founder of Hudl on how data and analytics has changed the way players are recruited across the country as well as how the company is using its technology to help coaches during games. Have you ever wondered what company is in the forefront of tracking analytics from sports athletes all over the country? Next hosts Cade Massey and Adi Wyner talk with Cornell professor Steven Strogatz on his latest book before discussing the latest in the playoff races across major league baseball and the analytical storylines they are both following across College and NFL football.


Guests:

Steven Strogatz is an applied mathematician who works in the areas of nonlinear dynamics and complex systems, often on topics inspired by the curiosities of everyday life. He loves finding math in places where you’d least expect it—and then using it to illuminate life’s mysteries, big and small. Steven is also a Jacob Gould Schurman Professor of Applied Mathematics at Cornell University


Follow him on Twitter @StevenStrogatz


Check out his book: https://www.amazon.com/Infinite-Powers-Calculus-Reveals-Universe/dp/1328879984


John Wirtz is the Chief Product Officer and Co-Founder of Hudl. The mobile video software provides tools for coaches and athletes to review game footage and improve team play. Hudl has changed the way players are recruited to play college sports across the country. Also the software facilitates the sharing of highlight reels with sports fans and recruitment scouts.


Follow him on Twitter @Jmwirtz


Visit Hudl: http://www.hudl.com/

2019-7-24

Wharton Moneyball: Changes to the Atlantic League & Predictive Analytics

Ep. 160

Show from 7/24/19


In this episode of Wharton Moneyball, as the Major League Baseball Trade Deadline approaches teams will begin to become buyers or sellers. Tune in to hear what the data says about the worth of a few months of a rental player vs a handful of lesser known prospects. Then Hosts Cade Massey, Eric Bradlow, Adi Wyner and Shane Jensen dive into this weekend’s British Open and discuss what you should be watching as NFL training camps open. Plus find out what rule changes the Atlantic League is undergoing and hear about the tech they're using including robot umpires!


Guests:

Ron Yurko - PhD student in the Department of Statistics & Data Science at Carnegie Mellon University. His research there mainly focuses on developing statistical methodology oriented towards applications in genetics and genomics. He also publishes research on statistics in sports, and has developed multiple R packages to enable easy access of publicly available data.

Follow him on Twitter: @Stat_Ron

Check out his research here: http://www.stat.cmu.edu/~ryurko/


Rick White - President of the Atlantic League, which this year is undergoing some massive rule changes and really altering the way the game is played. Prior to his time as President, Rick worked as an executive for MLB as well as with companies including Nike. The league started 1998 and prides itself on being the most innovative league in professional baseball, offering the highest level of minor league baseball playing skills, and being a player gateway to Major League Baseball.

More information on their website: http://www.atlanticleague.com/