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The Keith Law Show

Red Sox prospects, the marriage of scouting and data, and player development changes w/Mike Rikard


Keith is joined by Red Sox VP of Scouting Mike Rikard to discuss the development of Jarren Duran, Jay Groome's return to health, the unique challenges in Boston's recent draft classes, big changes in scouting and player development around baseball, and more. Rundown 4:01 Jarren Duran’s Development & Recent Swing Changes 6:46 Jay Groome is Healthy & Has Added a Slider 9:02 Unique Challenges in Recent Red Sox Draft Situations 11:07 How Data & Tech Has Changed the Way Players Are Evaluated 14:26 The Use of Models in the Draft Room 19:25 Big Changes to Scouting & Player Development Around Baseball 24:12 Can We Make This Environment Work for Traditional Scouts? 26:44 Dining Recommendations for Raleigh Follow Keith on Twitter: @keithlaw Subscribe to The Athletic for just $1/week: theathletic.com/klaw Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices



by The Athletic