A couple of big contracts were handed out this week as Bryce Harper and Nolan Arenado each got long-term deals. Tune in to this week's episode to find out which of these contracts I think is actually worth it, and which one is a poor move by the team. Plus, an update on Virginia Tech baseball, which has started the season 7-0.
After a short hiatus, the podcast is back! In today's episode I'll touch on everything from Spring Training to Virginia Tech baseball to some personal news. Plus, tune in for my thoughts on Manny Machado's new contract and why it's a bad idea for the Padres. All of that on the latest episode of Foul Ball Area!
In the latest episode of Foul Ball Area, I go over my Top 5 moments on the podcast from last year. Tune in to hear some of the best interviews, discussions and opinions that took place on the podcast during 2018, covering RCBL and MLB topics.
In the second edition of the Foul Ball Area Hot Stove, I go over some of the moves made in the NL East over recent weeks. The Braves started the offseason with a couple of one-year deals, and the Mets and Nationals were not far behind in making some big offseason moves.
As we get into the MLB offseason, it's time to start talking about free agent signings and trades. It's the beginning of our Hot Stove series, and we're doing things a little different than usual. This year's Hot Stove talks will be brought to you from an actual hot stove as I cook dinner each night. First up, talking about Manny Machado and Bryce Harper while cooking stuffing for a Friensgiving dinner.
The Broadway Bruins have decided on a new head coach, and it's a familiar name for those in the Broadway area. Danny Grogg will take over the coaching duties for the Bruins starting in the 2019 season. For this week's episode, I caught up with Danny and Bruins' president Bryan Duff to talk about how they reached this deal.
Foul Ball Area is back this week with lots to talk about. In today's episode I recap a trip that my roommate and I took to Atlanta to see the Braves' final game of the 2018 season as they lost the NLDS to the Dodgers. Plus, a look into the Braves' offseason and my ideal World Series matchup based on the teams that are left. Tune in for all of that and more on Foul Ball Area!
We continue our Icons series this week as we catch up with former Elkton Blue Sox pitcher Mark Arrington. Mark pitched for nearly 20 years with the Blue Sox and won a championship in Elkton. Plus, my thoughts on the first week of MLB playoffs and where the Cubs 2018 collapse ranks all-time.
Nathan Loprete joins the podcast again to talk about his summer in the Frontier League and this season as a Mets fan. Plus, I talk about how exciting it is that the Braves are finally heading back to the playoffs and give my pick for the National League Cy Young Award. All that and more in the latest episode of Foul Ball Area!
Cody Swisher joins the podcast this week to talk about his injury during the 2018 season and his plans for the future. Plus, we take a look back at the Braves season and how they've turned things around from previous years, and the top George Strait songs of all time. Tune in for all of that and more on Foul Ball Area!
Matt Atkins, Journalism Major and Baseball fan.