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!
We continue our Icons series with a long-time RCBL player who decided to keep playing after this season. Tune in for an exclusive interview with Kevin Rush of the Broadway Bruins, plus my thoughts on the AL Rookie of the Year race, Alex Bregman as the next "Face of Baseball" and this week's Something to Say. It's all right here in the latest episode of Foul Ball Area!
We continue our Icons series this week by talking with Stuarts Draft Diamondbacks great Ryan Cooper (1:55-13:09). Ryan looks back on his career in the RCBL, including the four championships he won with the Dbacks. Plus, I recap my top moments from the past week (16:15-19:05) and give my thoughts on the NL ROY race in this week's Something to Say (19:07-21:21). It's all right here on Foul Ball Area!
Our latest episode is action-packed with exclusive interviews, special guests, and a new segment of the podcast. Tune in to hear from new Woodstock River Bandits head coach Mike Bocock (2:36-10:10) about transitioning from the RCBL back to the Valley Leauge. Plus, we talk to recently-retired RCBL iron man Zach Stiles (11:20-23:55) about his career and what he enjoyed the most over the past 13 years. And don't miss a new opinion segment (26:29-29:16)!
The Bridgewater Reds have just won their second-consecutive RCBL title! The Reds swept Clover Hill in the championship series to tie up the all-time record at 17 championships each. Regular season MVP Tyler Bocock didn't slow down one bit, hitting two home runs and nine RBIs to earn his second-straight Finals MVP. Tune in to the latest episode of the Foul Ball Area podcast to recap the Finals and hear from Tyler.
At 38 years old, Albert Pujols is still the man. He notched his 3,000th hit last week, becoming 1 of 4 players with 3,000 hits and 600 home runs. But is he a better all-time player than Derek Jeter? Trey Lyle joins the podcast this week to debate which player has the better chance of becoming a unanimous Hall of Famer.
Matt Atkins, Journalism Major and Baseball fan.