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Baseball America

Baseball America delivers baseball news you can't get anywhere else. Covering the game from a player-development point of view, the staff of BA will deliver its take on what's going on in the world of baseball every week on its podcast, analyzing the game from the majors and minors--with an emphasis on prospects--through our unparalleled college and high school coverage.

Baseball America delivers baseball news you can't get anywhere else. Covering the game from a player-development point of view, the staff of BA will deliver its take on what's going on in the world of baseball every week on its podcast, analyzing the game from the majors and minors--with an emphasis on prospects--through our unparalleled college and high school coverage.

 

#1692

College Podcast: Will Tennessee or Texas A&M Win The College World Series?

Teddy Cahill and Peter Flaherty break down the College World Series championship series matchup between Tennessee and Texas A&M. Both teams are undefeated in Omaha, but which one will dogpile this weekend? They also take a moment to look back at the six teams that have been eliminated from the CWS and talk about what they&#39;ll remember from their seasons. Time Stamps (1:00) Initial thoughts on the finals matchup (4:00) How the pitching is set up (9:00) Texas A&M&#39;s injuries (17:00) Tennessee&#39;s season to this point (24:30) X-factors this weekend (32:00) The SEC went 5-0 in Omaha against the ACC (37:00) Florida (42:00) Florida State (45:00) Kentucky (48:00) North Carolina (51:00) Virginia and NC State Our Sponsors:* Check out Indeed: indeed.com/BASEBALLAMERICA* Check out eBay Auto: www.ebay.comSupport this podcast at — <a rel='payment' href='https://redcircle.com/baseball-america/donations'>https://redcircle.com/baseball-america/donations</a>Advertising Inquiries: <a href='https://redcircle.com/brands'>https://redcircle.com/brands</a>Privacy & Opt-Out: <a href='https://redcircle.com/privacy'>https://redcircle.com/privacy</a> ... Read more

21 Jun 2024

57 MINS

57:48

21 Jun 2024


#1691

90th Percentile: College Baseball Is Getting Older, What's The Impact?

This week on the 90th Percentile hosts Geoff Pontes and Matt Pajak welcome on fellow Baseball America teammate J.J. Cooper. Last week J.J. released an excellent article on the college baseball home run explosion and explored several potential factors impacting the offensive explosion. One of the most interesting angles was growing playing time share of Seniors, which has reached an all-time high. Matt, Geoff and J.J. discuss the impact this had on development and talented underclassman who get to campus. Our Sponsors:* Check out Indeed: indeed.com/BASEBALLAMERICA* Check out eBay Auto: www.ebay.comSupport this podcast at — <a rel='payment' href='https://redcircle.com/baseball-america/donations'>https://redcircle.com/baseball-america/donations</a>Advertising Inquiries: <a href='https://redcircle.com/brands'>https://redcircle.com/brands</a>Privacy & Opt-Out: <a href='https://redcircle.com/privacy'>https://redcircle.com/privacy</a> ... Read more

20 Jun 2024

43 MINS

43:53

20 Jun 2024


#1690

New Mock Draft, Combine Names To Know, Prospect Injuries & More | Hot Sheet Show Ep. 12

This week&#39;s Hot Sheet show is loaded with good information. Carlos Collazo joins live from the MLB Draft Combine to discuss early prep players who impressed him, plus this week&#39;s brand new mock draft with a new No. 1. Then Geoff Pontes joins the show just after the 13:00 mark to dive into pro prospects, which includes a rash of injuries to notable prospects. Scott, Geoff and JJ also have a candid conversation about the current quality of baseball across the minors. Our Sponsors:* Check out Indeed: indeed.com/BASEBALLAMERICA* Check out eBay Auto: www.ebay.comSupport this podcast at — <a rel='payment' href='https://redcircle.com/baseball-america/donations'>https://redcircle.com/baseball-america/donations</a>Advertising Inquiries: <a href='https://redcircle.com/brands'>https://redcircle.com/brands</a>Privacy & Opt-Out: <a href='https://redcircle.com/privacy'>https://redcircle.com/privacy</a> ... Read more

19 Jun 2024

34 MINS

34:32

19 Jun 2024


#1689

Yankees Call Up Ben Rice To Help Replace Anthony Rizzo | Prospect Profile

The Yankees are giving C/1B prospect Ben Rice an opportunity to carve out a role in the wake of Anthony Rizzo&#39;s injury. Scott, Geoff and J.J. break down Rice&#39;s game, including... ---Why he&#39;s long flown under-the-radar ---What he provides with the bat ---Can the next wave of Yankees youngsters make an impact? ---Why this is perfect timing for him Enjoy today&#39;s prospect profile? Look out for more of these whenever top prospects get called up [on our YouTube channel] (https://www.youtube.com/@baseballamerica) . Our Sponsors:* Check out Indeed: indeed.com/BASEBALLAMERICA* Check out eBay Auto: www.ebay.comSupport this podcast at — <a rel='payment' href='https://redcircle.com/baseball-america/donations'>https://redcircle.com/baseball-america/donations</a>Advertising Inquiries: <a href='https://redcircle.com/brands'>https://redcircle.com/brands</a>Privacy & Opt-Out: <a href='https://redcircle.com/privacy'>https://redcircle.com/privacy</a> ... Read more

18 Jun 2024

09 MINS

09:45

18 Jun 2024


#1688

Fantasy Podcast: Complex Leaguers, Full-Season Standouts & An Argument With RoboScout

Humans, Robots and Bears, oh my! In this special episode of the Fantasy Podcast, Josh Norris pinch hits for Geoff Pontes and discusses a variety of prospects with Dylan White. Half of the show is dedicated to players in the Florida and Arizona Complex Leagues, while the other half is dedicated to players Josh has seen and liked in the full-season leagues. Drama ensues when Josh and RoboScout disagree, but time heals all wounds and robots don&#39;t have feelings anyway. Our Sponsors:* Check out Indeed: indeed.com/BASEBALLAMERICA* Check out eBay Auto: www.ebay.comSupport this podcast at — <a rel='payment' href='https://redcircle.com/baseball-america/donations'>https://redcircle.com/baseball-america/donations</a>Advertising Inquiries: <a href='https://redcircle.com/brands'>https://redcircle.com/brands</a>Privacy & Opt-Out: <a href='https://redcircle.com/privacy'>https://redcircle.com/privacy</a> ... Read more

18 Jun 2024

34 MINS

34:46

18 Jun 2024


#1687

The Vance Honeycutt Conundrum & A Few Late Draft Risers

Peter and Carlos hop on the BA draft podcast to talk about the prospects to know in the college world series. How does this year’s field compare to a fantastic 2023 group and how much is there for a player like UNC’s Vance Honeycutt to gain or lose on the sport’s biggest stage? The two talk through why Honeycutt’s profile is so tricky, and think through the player development challenges that his hit tool questions create. After that the two talk through a few other CWS prospects, wonder how Braden Montgomery’s injury affects his stock (if it does at all) and talk about a pair of late-season draft risers to know—one high school shortstop and one college shortstop. — Time Stamps (3:00) The quality of the CWS prospects (6:00) How the bright lights of Omaha impact draft stock (7:00) Vance Honeycutt’s profile (14:00) How many big leaguers are guess hitters? (17:00) What can MLB teams in the swing (20:00) Vance Honeycutt vs. Seaver King (24:00) Kentucky’s Ryan Waldschmidt (29:00) Profiles that scare us (32:00) Braden Montgomery’s injury (36:00) A HS SS riser to know (40:00) A college SS riser to know Our Sponsors:* Check out Indeed: indeed.com/BASEBALLAMERICA* Check out eBay Auto: www.ebay.comSupport this podcast at — <a rel='payment' href='https://redcircle.com/baseball-america/donations'>https://redcircle.com/baseball-america/donations</a>Advertising Inquiries: <a href='https://redcircle.com/brands'>https://redcircle.com/brands</a>Privacy & Opt-Out: <a href='https://redcircle.com/privacy'>https://redcircle.com/privacy</a> ... Read more

14 Jun 2024

45 MINS

45:32

14 Jun 2024


#1686

College Podcast: Previewing The 2024 College World Series, Storylines & More

Teddy Cahill and Peter Flaherty recap all the action from super regionals and look ahead to the College World Series. With the eight teams set to start play this weekend in Omaha, get ready with storylines to watch for each team and recaps of how they got here. Teddy and Peter also give their picks for the tournament. ---1:00 Thoughts on the CWS field ---8:30: Tennessee ---17:00 Florida State ---22:00 North Carolina ---28:00 Virginia ---33:00 Kentucky ---39:00 NC State ---46:00 Florida ---53:00 Controversy in Clemson ---65:00 Texas A&M Our Sponsors:* Check out Indeed: indeed.com/BASEBALLAMERICA* Check out eBay Auto: www.ebay.comSupport this podcast at — <a rel='payment' href='https://redcircle.com/baseball-america/donations'>https://redcircle.com/baseball-america/donations</a>Advertising Inquiries: <a href='https://redcircle.com/brands'>https://redcircle.com/brands</a>Privacy & Opt-Out: <a href='https://redcircle.com/privacy'>https://redcircle.com/privacy</a> ... Read more

13 Jun 2024

1 HR 13 MINS

1:13:26

13 Jun 2024


#1685

Drew Thorpe Set For White Sox Debut | Prospect Profile

Drew Thorpe, the No. 41 prospect in baseball, makes his White Sox debut Tuesday night against the Mariners. J.J. Cooper and Geoff Pontes dive into Thorpe&#39;s pitch mix to help explain what you should expect from one of the better arms in all of the upper minors so far in 2024. Our Sponsors:* Check out Indeed: indeed.com/BASEBALLAMERICA* Check out eBay Auto: www.ebay.comSupport this podcast at — <a rel='payment' href='https://redcircle.com/baseball-america/donations'>https://redcircle.com/baseball-america/donations</a>Advertising Inquiries: <a href='https://redcircle.com/brands'>https://redcircle.com/brands</a>Privacy & Opt-Out: <a href='https://redcircle.com/privacy'>https://redcircle.com/privacy</a> ... Read more

11 Jun 2024

07 MINS

07:42

11 Jun 2024


#1684

College World Series Preview + Listener Questions | Hot Sheet Show Ep. 11

The College World Series field is set! Ted Cahill joins this week&#39;s Hot Sheet Show to analyze the field and explains why Virginia is a dangerous team to watch. Teddy also follows up his report that South Carolina is expected to hire Paul Mainieri as its next head coach. J.J. Cooper and Geoff Pontes then dive into some prospect news, including Drew Thorpe&#39;s imminent debut, plus some reader/listener questions. Our Sponsors:* Check out Indeed: indeed.com/BASEBALLAMERICA* Check out eBay Auto: www.ebay.comSupport this podcast at — <a rel='payment' href='https://redcircle.com/baseball-america/donations'>https://redcircle.com/baseball-america/donations</a>Advertising Inquiries: <a href='https://redcircle.com/brands'>https://redcircle.com/brands</a>Privacy & Opt-Out: <a href='https://redcircle.com/privacy'>https://redcircle.com/privacy</a> ... Read more

11 Jun 2024

30 MINS

30:17

11 Jun 2024


#1683

Fantasy Podcast: Breaking Down Recent Callups Galore and Roboscout Gets An Update

Lots of callups this week and the Baseball America Fantasy Podcast is here to breakdown six recent callups. Hosts Dylan White and Geoff Pontes rank out the six debutants for rest of season value as well as long term fantasy value. The second half of the show debates Marcelo Mayer vs Jordan Lawlar, before updating you on some recent upgrades to Roboscout. 0:00 - 3:00 - Introduction 3:00 - 12:00 - Breaking Down Six Recent Callups 12:00 - 13:00 Break 13:00 - 17:00 Marcelo Mayer vs Jordan Lawlar 17:00 - 21:00 - Roboscout Updates 21:00 - 31:00 - Roboscout Targets In Dynasty Our Sponsors:* Check out Indeed: indeed.com/BASEBALLAMERICA* Check out eBay Auto: www.ebay.comSupport this podcast at — <a rel='payment' href='https://redcircle.com/baseball-america/donations'>https://redcircle.com/baseball-america/donations</a>Advertising Inquiries: <a href='https://redcircle.com/brands'>https://redcircle.com/brands</a>Privacy & Opt-Out: <a href='https://redcircle.com/privacy'>https://redcircle.com/privacy</a> ... Read more

11 Jun 2024

35 MINS

35:12

11 Jun 2024


#1682

College Podcast: Previewing NCAA Tournament Super Regionals

Teddy Cahill and Peter Flaherty break down all the action in the NCAA Tournament, looking back at regionals and previewing the super regional matchups. They run through each regional and make picks for super regionals, including a couple spicy upsets. Time Stamps (3:00) Knoxville Super Regional: Tennessee vs. Evansville (14:00) Tallahassee Super Regional: Florida State vs. UConn (27:00) Charlottesville Super Regional: Virginia vs. Kansas State (38:00) Chapel Hill Super Regional: North Carolina vs. West Virginia (56:01) Ad Break (56:20) Athens Super Regional: Georgia vs. NC State (63:00) Clemson Super Regional: Clemson vs. Florida (74:00) College Station Super Regional: Texas A&M vs. Oregon (81:30) Lexington Super Regional: Kentucky vs. Oregon State Our Sponsors:* Check out Indeed: indeed.com/BASEBALLAMERICA* Check out eBay Auto: www.ebay.comSupport this podcast at — <a rel='payment' href='https://redcircle.com/baseball-america/donations'>https://redcircle.com/baseball-america/donations</a>Advertising Inquiries: <a href='https://redcircle.com/brands'>https://redcircle.com/brands</a>Privacy & Opt-Out: <a href='https://redcircle.com/privacy'>https://redcircle.com/privacy</a> ... Read more

06 Jun 2024

1 HR 32 MINS

1:32:23

06 Jun 2024


#1681

New Top 100 Prospects! Paul Skenes No. 1, Big Risers & More | Hot Sheet

Bonus Hot Sheet! There&#39;s a new No. 1 prospect (for the time being) in the Baseball America Top 100. Scott Braun, J.J. Cooper and Geoff Pontes break down the biggest changes to the list, which includes Pirates star Paul Skenes ranking No. 1 and looking like an ace, a dozen new names and several prominent risers from notable orgs such as the Yankees, Red Sox and Phillies. Our Sponsors:* Check out Indeed: indeed.com/BASEBALLAMERICA* Check out eBay Auto: www.ebay.comSupport this podcast at — <a rel='payment' href='https://redcircle.com/baseball-america/donations'>https://redcircle.com/baseball-america/donations</a>Advertising Inquiries: <a href='https://redcircle.com/brands'>https://redcircle.com/brands</a>Privacy & Opt-Out: <a href='https://redcircle.com/privacy'>https://redcircle.com/privacy</a> ... Read more

05 Jun 2024

10 MINS

10:49

05 Jun 2024