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Monday, August 6, 2012
Podcast: Power rankings, WAR, user emails

By David Schoenfield

Eric Karabell and Mark Simon discuss wild walk-off wins, the Reds-Pirates series, a sabermetrics seminar and their new power rankings on Monday's Baseball Today podcast .

1. Eric and Mark have a different team atop their power rankings! But they do agree on the top four clubs.

2. Mark attended a sabermetrics seminar over the weekend and a mathematical study on WAR was the highlight. Plus, why Dazzy Vance may be the greatest strikeout pitcher in history.

3. User email: Why do the A's have so many walk-off wins? Will anybody strike out 300 batters again?

4. Previewing the Angels-A's and Cardinals-Giants series.

5. Mark brings back the leaderboard of the week, highlighting outfield arms.