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#81 Brock Beauchamp

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Posted 23 October 2018 - 08:35 AM

 

Why Baldelli instead of Espada? Seems an inside track on what the Astros do to succeed, might be an advantage.

It's not as if the Rays are chopped liver in the analytics department.

 

And Baldelli has experience up and down the organization as a scout, front office liaison, and a coach.

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Posted 23 October 2018 - 09:39 AM

 

So, what goes on in an interview? What kind of questions are asked (on either side)?

Situations and Tendencies

 


#83 ashburyjohn

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Posted 23 October 2018 - 10:04 AM

Situations and Tendencies

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#84 jctwins

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Posted 23 October 2018 - 10:37 AM

 

So, what goes on in an interview? What kind of questions are asked (on either side)?

 

I heard somewhere they have software that simulates game situations and the outcomes of situations based on how the candidate responds, creating other game situations. 

 

Just an example of a specific tidbit I heard once somewhere. No source.


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Posted 23 October 2018 - 12:35 PM

 

Situations and Tendencies

 

 

"Situ-endencies."

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#86 ashburyjohn

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Posted 23 October 2018 - 12:36 PM

"Situ-endencies."

Ten-tions.

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Posted 24 October 2018 - 04:35 AM

Ten-tions.


Which reminds me, why did the campers jump up and down?

Edited by AlwaysinModeration, 24 October 2018 - 04:35 AM.


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Posted 24 October 2018 - 06:05 AM

Which reminds me, why did the campers jump up and down?

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#89 laloesch

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Posted 24 October 2018 - 06:36 AM

 

According to Wikipedia Meullens also runs a baseball academy in Curacao. Not sure if that's still true as the citation is old and the link is now broken, but that's a plus in my book. That sounds like someone who proactively looks to work with young baseball players.

 

Also he speaks five languages, including Japanese (he played over there for awhile).

 

That would be impressive.Nihon-go (Japanese language) is EXTREMELY DIFFICULT to learn for a non native speaker and even harder to learn how to write.Source (married to a teacher who taught in Fukoka, Nippon for almost 7 years)

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Posted 25 October 2018 - 09:10 PM


Which reminds me, why did the campers jump up and down?

paris_tuileries_garden_facepalm_statue.j

That’s right. They wanted to get a-tent-ion.
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