Former Cy Young Award winner Eric Gagne to speak at 2018 SABR Analytics Conference

We are pleased to announce more of our featured speakers and panelists at the seventh annual SABR Analytics Conference in Phoenix, Arizona.

The SABR Analytics Conference will be held Friday, March 9 to Sunday, March 11, 2018, at the Hyatt Regency Phoenix. The conference is open to all baseball fans — early-bird registration discounts are available online only through February 15. Click here to register!

  • Eric Gagné is a former National League Cy Young Award winner and three-time All-Star closer. He was hired recently by the Texas Rangers as the pitching coach for their Arizona League affiliate. In 2003 with the Los Angeles Dodgers, he set an NL record with 55 saves and a 1.20 ERA in 77 appearances, becoming just the second Canadian-born pitcher to win the Cy Young Award. He set a major-league record by converting 84 consecutive save opportunities from 2002-04. He earned a World Series ring with the Boston Red Sox in 2007 and recorded 187 saves over his 10-year career. He has also served as Team France’s pitching coach during the 2013 World Baseball Classic qualifiers and pitched for Team Canada in the 2017 WBC.

Gagne will join Brian Kenny of MLB Network, ESPN’s Jon “Boog” Sciambi and Eduardo Perez, Arizona Diamondbacks Sr. Vice President/Assistant GM Amiel Sawdaye, Seattle Mariners Director of High Performance Dr. Lorena Martin, MLB Advanced Media’s Tom Tango, Mike Petriello, and Daren Willman, Los Angeles Dodgers executives Ehsan Bokhari, Philip Cho, and Emilee Fragapane, Chicago White Sox executive Chris Getz, Seattle Mariners executive Andy McKay, Monsterful VR CEO/founder Jarett Sims, baseball writer Eno Sarris, SABR President Vince Gennaro, New Balance Baseball Future Stars Series CEO Jeremy Booth, Genius Sports Special Counsel Bill Squadron, and more as featured speakers and panelists at the 2018 SABR Analytics Conference. Stay tuned as we announce more! Click here to learn more about our speakers and panelists.

In its first six years, the SABR Analytics Conference has brought together many of the top minds of the baseball analytic community under one roof to discuss, debate, and share insightful ways to analyze and examine the great game of baseball. Stay tuned as we announce more featured speakers and panelists at the 2018 SABR Analytics Conference! Please note: All speakers are subject to change depending on availability.

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Originally published: February 13, 2018. Last Updated: February 13, 2018.