Himalaya: Listen. Learn. Grow.

4.8K Ratings
Open In App
title

Rates & Barrels: A show about fantasy baseball

The Athletic

10
Followers
152
Plays
Rates & Barrels: A show about fantasy baseball

Rates & Barrels: A show about fantasy baseball

The Athletic

10
Followers
152
Plays
OVERVIEWEPISODESYOU MAY ALSO LIKE

Details

About Us

Eno Sarris and Derek VanRiper decipher advanced stats and beer labels in an effort to both educate and entertain. Fantasy baseball owners with interests as diverse as keeper, dynasty, and daily leagues will learn how to get an edge from two analysts that combine knowledge from inside the clubhouse, on the back fields, and off of the best spreadsheets. Get 40% off a subscription and to The Athletic and receive exclusive episodes of the show: theathletic.com/ratesandbarrels

Latest Episodes

The Difference A Week Makes

Eno, DVR & Britt discuss the change that has taken place in the span of a week, socially distanced celebrations, the difficulty of breaking life-long habits on the field, the Braves' rotation following Mike Soroka's season-ending injury, and more.

55 MIN2 d ago
Comments
The Difference A Week Makes

Reach Rates, Getting Hitters to Chase & Streakiness

Eno and DVR take a look at reach rate leaders and laggards, as well as chase rates leaders and laggards, and try to determine what thriving (or struggling) in these metrics might mean for future performance.

62 MIN3 d ago
Comments
Reach Rates, Getting Hitters to Chase & Streakiness

Playing Through the Mess

Eno and DVR discuss the chaos that has become weekly pickups every Sunday amidst the constantly dwindling pitching pool before getting excited about the arrival of Jo Adell and Luis Patiño to the big leagues, pitchers working with significantly reduced velocity this season, and more!

66 MIN5 d ago
Comments
Playing Through the Mess

Paging Dr. Sarris

Britt Ghiroli joins Eno and DVR to discuss the latest wave of games postponed due to COVID-19, the changes made to extra innings games for this season, adjustments for doubleheaders, how things may be modified for 2021, and more!

47 MIN1 w ago
Comments
Paging Dr. Sarris

Pearson's Debut, Javier Shines & Cleveland Does It Again

Eno and DVR discuss the debut of Nate Pearson, an impressive start from Cristian Javier, a sharp uptick in pitching injuries, what they are looking at in the early days of the season while searching leaderboards, and more!

66 MIN1 w ago
Comments
Pearson's Debut, Javier Shines & Cleveland Does It Again

Baseball in America in 2020

Eno and DVR discuss the Marlins’ COVID-19 outbreak, the on-field happenings from the first five days of the season, the upcoming debut of Nate Pearson, and more!

64 MIN1 w ago
Comments
Baseball in America in 2020

Juan Soto, Expanded Playoffs, & The Buffalo Jays w/Britt Ghiroli

Britt Ghiroli joins Eno and DVR to discuss the current status of Nationals outfielder Juan Soto, the last-minute decision to expand the playoff field for 2020, and the Jays' new temporary home in Buffalo.

51 MIN2 w ago
Comments
Juan Soto, Expanded Playoffs, & The Buffalo Jays w/Britt Ghiroli

Opening Day is Here!

Eno and DVR discuss Opening Day traditions, Mookie Betts' 12-year deal to stay with the Dodgers, and their predictions for Cy Young award winners, MVPs in both leagues, playoff teams, World Series winners, and more!

81 MIN2 w ago
Comments
Opening Day is Here!

Lux, Roles in Flux & 2020 Predictions

Eno and DVR discuss the Blue Jays' late search for a 2020 home, Gavin Lux's surprising demotion, closer situations in flux, pitchers on the rise, and several awards predictions for the upcoming season.

62 MIN2 w ago
Comments
Lux, Roles in Flux & 2020 Predictions

Final Draft Prep Weekend

Eno and DVR discuss the final adjustments ahead of a busy weekend of drafts, including updated pitching rankings, the elevated expectations placed on multi-inning relievers, a surprising lack of love for Amed Rosario, and more!

63 MIN3 w ago
Comments
Final Draft Prep Weekend

Latest Episodes

The Difference A Week Makes

Eno, DVR & Britt discuss the change that has taken place in the span of a week, socially distanced celebrations, the difficulty of breaking life-long habits on the field, the Braves' rotation following Mike Soroka's season-ending injury, and more.

55 MIN2 d ago
Comments
The Difference A Week Makes

Reach Rates, Getting Hitters to Chase & Streakiness

Eno and DVR take a look at reach rate leaders and laggards, as well as chase rates leaders and laggards, and try to determine what thriving (or struggling) in these metrics might mean for future performance.

62 MIN3 d ago
Comments
Reach Rates, Getting Hitters to Chase & Streakiness

Playing Through the Mess

Eno and DVR discuss the chaos that has become weekly pickups every Sunday amidst the constantly dwindling pitching pool before getting excited about the arrival of Jo Adell and Luis Patiño to the big leagues, pitchers working with significantly reduced velocity this season, and more!

66 MIN5 d ago
Comments
Playing Through the Mess

Paging Dr. Sarris

Britt Ghiroli joins Eno and DVR to discuss the latest wave of games postponed due to COVID-19, the changes made to extra innings games for this season, adjustments for doubleheaders, how things may be modified for 2021, and more!

47 MIN1 w ago
Comments
Paging Dr. Sarris

Pearson's Debut, Javier Shines & Cleveland Does It Again

Eno and DVR discuss the debut of Nate Pearson, an impressive start from Cristian Javier, a sharp uptick in pitching injuries, what they are looking at in the early days of the season while searching leaderboards, and more!

66 MIN1 w ago
Comments
Pearson's Debut, Javier Shines & Cleveland Does It Again

Baseball in America in 2020

Eno and DVR discuss the Marlins’ COVID-19 outbreak, the on-field happenings from the first five days of the season, the upcoming debut of Nate Pearson, and more!

64 MIN1 w ago
Comments
Baseball in America in 2020

Juan Soto, Expanded Playoffs, & The Buffalo Jays w/Britt Ghiroli

Britt Ghiroli joins Eno and DVR to discuss the current status of Nationals outfielder Juan Soto, the last-minute decision to expand the playoff field for 2020, and the Jays' new temporary home in Buffalo.

51 MIN2 w ago
Comments
Juan Soto, Expanded Playoffs, & The Buffalo Jays w/Britt Ghiroli

Opening Day is Here!

Eno and DVR discuss Opening Day traditions, Mookie Betts' 12-year deal to stay with the Dodgers, and their predictions for Cy Young award winners, MVPs in both leagues, playoff teams, World Series winners, and more!

81 MIN2 w ago
Comments
Opening Day is Here!

Lux, Roles in Flux & 2020 Predictions

Eno and DVR discuss the Blue Jays' late search for a 2020 home, Gavin Lux's surprising demotion, closer situations in flux, pitchers on the rise, and several awards predictions for the upcoming season.

62 MIN2 w ago
Comments
Lux, Roles in Flux & 2020 Predictions

Final Draft Prep Weekend

Eno and DVR discuss the final adjustments ahead of a busy weekend of drafts, including updated pitching rankings, the elevated expectations placed on multi-inning relievers, a surprising lack of love for Amed Rosario, and more!

63 MIN3 w ago
Comments
Final Draft Prep Weekend
hmly
Welcome to Himalaya LearningDozens of podcourses featuring over 100 experts are waiting for you.