The Opener, June 23: J.T. Realmuto is Safe at Any Speed

The Opener is a new short, daily baseball podcast that highlights three numbers in each episode to illustrate stats, trends, and interesting trivia around the game of baseball.

Up today: Realmuto is walking more than ever, the Cubs and mixing-and-matching all over the diamond, and David Bell should consider a permanent red light.

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The Opener, June 22: The Dodgers Let the League Run Free

The Opener is a new short, daily baseball podcast that highlights three numbers in each episode to illustrate stats, trends, and interesting trivia around the game of baseball.

Up today: Tyler O’Neill is connecting like never before, uber-prospect Wander Franco is set to graduate, and the Dodgers sit at the top of a couple of leaderboards they’d rather avoid.

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The Opener, June 21: The Mets Have Some Catching Up To Do

The Opener is a new short, daily baseball podcast that highlights three numbers in each episode to illustrate stats, trends, and interesting trivia around the game of baseball.

Up today: As the Mets get healthier, their schedule will get busier; Bryan Reynolds shows off a new weapon for the Pirates; and the premier collegiate wood bat league finally returns to action.

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The Opener, June 18: Carson Kelly Hits Everywhere

The Opener is a new short, daily baseball podcast that highlights three numbers in each episode to illustrate stats, trends, and interesting trivia around the game of baseball.

Up today: Kelly keeps up the offense through a painful losing streak, James Karinchak changes up his pitch mix but maintains his results, and the Arizona Wildcats hope for a high-scoring College World Series.

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The Opener, June 17: Steve Cishek Slows Everything Down

The Opener is a new short, daily baseball podcast that highlights three numbers in each episode to illustrate stats, trends, and interesting trivia around the game of baseball.

Up today: Vladimir Guerrero Jr. has gotten even better, Cishek uses slow pitches to induce slow contact, and Matt Manning will try to avoid the longball in his major league debut.

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The Opener, June 16: Zack Greinke Faces the Challenge of Extra Rest

The Opener is a new short, daily baseball podcast that highlights three numbers in each episode to illustrate stats, trends, and interesting trivia around the game of baseball.

Up today: Greinke goes for his first win of the year on five days’ rest, Lamonte Wade is one of the role players driving San Francisco’s success, and Bullet Joe Rogan is one of the thousands of players we can learn more about thanks to baseball-reference.com’s fully integrated Negro League stats.

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The Opener, June 15: A Whole New Kyle Gibson

The Opener is a new short, daily baseball podcast that highlights three numbers in each episode to illustrate stats, trends, and interesting trivia around the game of baseball.

Up today: Gibson is one of the most attractive mid-season trade targets, the Rays don’t let hitters get comfortable, and two underdogs punch their ticket to the College World Series in Omaha.

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The Opener, June 14: Logan Gilbert is Sneaky Fast (with R.J. Anderson)

The Opener is a new short, daily baseball podcast that highlights three numbers in each episode to illustrate stats, trends, and interesting trivia around the game of baseball.

Up today: Gilbert’s height makes the Mariners rookie particularly tough to hit, Mookie Betts is a unique two-sport star, and a man born 129 years ago today started us down the road to the annual Coney Island hot-dog-eating contest.

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The Opener, June 11: Ronald Acuna Jr. is Almost There

The Opener is a new short, daily baseball podcast that highlights three numbers in each episode to illustrate stats, trends, and interesting trivia around the game of baseball.

Up today: Acuna is one swing away from a variety of milestones, Yasmani Grandal is history’s greatest .160 hitter, and Mississippi State couldn’t be more evenly matched with Notre Dame, their opponent in this weekend’s NCAA super-regional.

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The Opener, June 10: Tampa Bay’s Matchups Don’t Always Work

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Up today: Tampa tries out a merry-go-round of leadoff hitters, the Brewers are getting outs the old-fashioned way, and Reds farmhand Carson Spiers is out-pitching the typical non-drafted free agent.

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