Originally posted on Padres Public  |  Last updated 8/23/13
In today’s Effectively Wild podcast at Baseball Prospectus, Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller picked the “perceived clubhouse leaders” for every team in the American and National leagues. They based their decisions on perceptions perpetuated by the media noting that who they perceive to be the leader may not in fact be so. I’ve transcribed the Padres portion of the podcast and you’ll notice two items that I’ve placed within brackets throughout the dialogue. First you’ll see that I’ve attempted to convey the speaker’s emotion/mental state while they are speaking. I feel like I’ve been accurate but of course this is all subjective so when you listen to the podcast you’ll have to make your own judgements. Secondly, within another set of brackets you will see that I have denoted when there is laughter during the dialogue. These brackets read as: [audible laughter]. You’re probably thinking, Is there any other kind of laughter than the audible kind?, and the answer to that question is actually yes.
PLAYERS: Mark Kotsay
TEAMS: San Diego Padres
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