This week on the Fair Pole Podcast, host Chris Edwards chats with Cris Perez who holds a hybrid role for the Cincinnati Reds as both a bullpen catcher and working on the Baseball Operations side with the analytics and data teams.
Over the course of the conversation, the duo discussed a wide array of topics including:
- Love for baseball in Cris' life
- College baseball career at Duke and Southern California
- Going to work for the Arizona Diamondbacks while still in school
- Getting a job in the MLB office in New York
- Playing on the Commissioner's softball team
- Interview process with the Reds
- What the day-to-day is like for him
- A deep dive into the ebbs and flows of the 2020 Major League Season
- How things changed once they got to the postseason "bubble"
- What changes he'd like to see MLB make
... and more!
Chris Edwards also chats about the history of the bases and who invented the modern day base.
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