SABRcast with Rob Neyer

Baseball fans, tune in this season to SABRcast with Rob Neyer, a weekly podcast hosted by award-winning author and longtime SABR member Rob Neyer. SABRcast features insights and analysis of what’s happening in modern baseball on and off the field, plus compelling interviews with figures from around the game — and music from The Baseball Project.

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Neyer is a longtime baseball writer and editor for, SB Nation, and He began his career as a research assistant for groundbreaking baseball author Bill James and later worked for STATS, Inc. He has also written or co-written seven baseball books, including The Neyer/James Guide to Pitchers (with Bill James), winner of the Sporting News/SABR Baseball Research Award, and most recently Power Ball: Anatomy of a Modern Baseball Game, winner of the 2019 CASEY Award.

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Episode #95: January 25, 2021

This week’s guest is C. Trent Rosecrans, senior MLB writer for The Athletic covering the Cincinnati Reds. He has covered Cincinnati sports since 2004, including Ken Griffey Jr.’s Hall of Fame induction, the Reds’ baseball academy in the Dominican Republic, and how the team signed its first Japanese player. He has also spent time at Cincinnati’s CityBeat,, and the Cincinnati Post, and was a national baseball writer for CBS Sports. He is a graduate of the University of Georgia.

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What’s Rob Reading?


“Let us appreciate the grace and uncommon decency of Henry Aaron”
By Howard Bryant,

“Over the course of his 86 years, America asked him to do everything right. It asked him to pull himself up by his bootstraps: Henry’s father had built the family house with saved money and leftover planks of wood and nails he scavenged from vacant lots around the Toulminville section of Mobile, while he had taught himself to play baseball. America asked him to put in the hours and the hard work and to not complain: Henry played 23 seasons and never once went on the then-disabled list after his rookie season ended three weeks early because of a broken ankle. No special favors. No handouts. America asked him to believe in meritocracy, the meritocracy of the record books and the scoreboard.”

Archived Episodes

Episode #94: Chris Welsh (January 18, 2021)

Episode #93: Jason Turbow (January 11, 2021)

Episode #92: John Shea (January 4, 2021)