Travis Sawchik

Travis Sawchik

Travis Sawchik is the author of New York Times bestseller 'Big Data Baseball.' He covers Major League Baseball for FiveThirtyEight. He's previously written for FanGraphs, The Athletic, the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review and the Charleston (S.C.) Post and Courier.

He has won national Associated Press Sports Editor awards for enterprise writing and numerous state-level awards. Sawchik's work has been featured or referenced on ESPN and the MLB Network.

Travis lives in Bay Village, OH with his wife and son.

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    • The MVP Machine

    • How Baseball's New Nonconformists Are Using Data to Build Better Players
    • By: Ben Lindbergh, Travis Sawchik
    • Narrated by: Josh Hurley
    • Length: 14 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 101
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 92
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    Instead of out-drafting, out-signing, and out-trading their rivals, baseball's best minds have turned to out-developing opponents, gaining greater edges than ever by perfecting prospects and eking extra runs out of older athletes who were once written off....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Good story, bad narrator

    • By Tobin on 07-16-19

    Regular price: $29.65

    • Big Data Baseball

    • Math, Miracles, and the End of a 20-Year Losing Streak
    • By: Travis Sawchik
    • Narrated by: Peter Larkin
    • Length: 8 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 392
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 353
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 350

    Pittsburgh Pirates manager Clint Hurdle was old school and stubborn. But after 20 straight losing seasons and his job on the line, he was ready to try anything....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • The Science of Baseball Choices

    • By Me & My Girls on 06-03-15

    Regular price: $17.00

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