Michael Daily of the Grottoes Cardinals and VCU Rams Baseball joins the podcast to discuss his summer in the RCBL and what to expect from the Rams in 2021.
Chase DeLauter of the Broadway Bruins joins Matthew Atkins for a special Friday episode of the podcast. DeLauter was a Freshman All-American in 2020 at James Madison University, and played with the Broadway Bruins in the RCBL during the summer of 2020.
DeLauter led the RCBL in batting average (.545), home runs (13) and RBIs (39), among many other categories. He was named league MVP and Rookie of the Year, and has played an integral part in leading the Bruins to their first pennant since 1931.
We talk about DeLauter's first season at JMU, his experience with the RCBL this summer and what it was like getting to play at his collegiate home ballpark throughout the RCBL season.
David Cunningham joins the podcast today to discuss the latest on the Coastal Plain League season and his excitement to be the voice of the Peninsula Pilots. Plus, we talk about Virginia Tech's new School of Communication, what it means for journalism students and the strides the communication program is taking in Blacksburg.
Trey and I also catch you up on the latest on the MLB return to play plan, which is looking more optimistic this week. Tune in below! ⬇️
Aaron Fitt of D1Baseball.com joins the podcast today to discuss the changing landscape of the college baseball world. We talk about Bowling Green and Furman cutting their baseball teams, possible schedule changes, the MLB draft and more.
Plus, the latest on the pay dispute between MLB and the players union. Braves legend Chipper Jones had some thoughts on the topic earlier this week, and I don't really agree with him. Tune in for all that and more on today's episode!
Former Stetson Hatter and current Clover Hill Buck Tyler Bocock joins the show today to discuss whether or not he could play in the KBO. Plus, we catch up on his plans for the 2020 Rockingham County Baseball League season, talk some Braves vs. Nationals and discuss which baseball documentaries we would like to see.
I also chat with Spotswood High School baseball coach Marcus Davis about the VHSL's decision to cancel the 2020 spring sports season. Tune in for all that and more on Foul Ball Area!
Evan Hughes, voice of the St. Cloud Rox, joins the podcast to discuss summer league baseball. He has spent two summers broadcasting in the Northwoods League and is planning on going back this summer if the season happens. We discuss the likelihood of a season, the great memories that come from summer ball and everything in between.
Plus, Trey and I discuss Andruw Jones' career accolades and whether or not he'll eventually make the Hall of Fame. Tune in for all that and more!
Trey Lyle joins the podcast again this week as we discuss the latest on collegiate summer leagues. The Golden State Collegiate Baseball League announced last week that it is canceling its 2020 season, while the Northwoods League will have to move its Opening Day back due to Wisconsin's stay-at-home order. Plus, Minor League Baseball is prepared to accept MLB's plan to contract 40 MiLB franchises. What does that mean for those teams going forward. And we discuss Joe Mauer's Hall of Fame chances, which are pretty good. Tune in for all that and more!
Matt Atkins, Journalism Major and Baseball fan.