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    Dylan Crews and The Road Less Traveled

    Dylan Crews and The Road Less Traveled

    LSU outfielder Dylan Crews bet on himself and it's paying off. He sits atop the 2023 draft boards ahead of his junior season with the Tigers. Why did he bet on himself and go to college? He'll share that story along with Wake Forest 3B Brock Wilken, who was the 2021 Cape Cod League MVP and punishing teams with his bat. We dive into two top prospects and their mindsets ahead of the 2023 draft. Plus! PG's VP of Player Personnel David Rawnsley shares the importance of regional showcases and Hunter Pence chats with this year's Cape Cod League MVP, Matt Shaw. Co-hosted by Daron Sutton and Dani Wexelman.

    • 1 hr
    Take a Ride in the Transfer Portal

    Take a Ride in the Transfer Portal

    Welcome to the world of the transfer portal. While we're still getting used to it, athletes have already taken advantage of the benefits it can provide. Tennessee RHP Chase Dollander and Florida RHP Hurston Waldrep could both be first round picks in the 2023 draft and both made the decision to transfer to SEC schools. Why did they make this decision and how have they overcome obstacles along the way, we find out in two very insightful conversations! Plus, PG's National Crosschecker Brian Sakowski takes a deep dive into WWBA 2022 and we hear from Kent State baseball HC Jeff Duncan with PG College Baseball's Hunter Pence. As always, hosted by Daron Sutton and Dani Wexelman.

    • 1 hr 3 min
    New Era, Same Game

    New Era, Same Game

    GCU shortstop Jacob Wilson captured headlines this summer and drove up his draft stock. LHP Quinn Mathews bet on himself and will return to Stanford and vie the Friday night job. Both headline our first episode back for the 2022/2023 college baseball season. Along with those two, PG's National Director of Scouting David Rawnsley spotlights names to know in the 2023 draft on the HS side as well as how the draft has evolved. And as always, we take a slice of the PG College Baseball pie and hear from 2X World Series champion Hunter Pence and LSU head coach Jay Johnson on how he won the transfer portal this year. As always, Daron Sutton and Dani Wexelman co-host.

    • 57 min
    College Baseball Journeymen

    College Baseball Journeymen

    Two potential first round draft picks Brooks Lee (SS-Cal Poly) and Gabriel Hughes (RHP-Gonzaga) join Amateur Hour. Both detail their journeys through college baseball, what they gained from their development, and how they'll utilize those skills at the next level. National Scouting Director of 13u and 14u shares some of the top performers at Junior National. Plus, Ole Miss, College Baseball World Series Champ, joins Hunter Pence on PG College Baseball. Co-hosted by Daron Sutton and Dani Wexelman.

    • 59 min
    The College Baseball Effect

    The College Baseball Effect

    Oregon State's LHP Cooper Hjerpe and Coastal Carolina's SS Eric Brown play thousands of miles apart but they both knew college baseball was the best path for them out of high school. For Hjerpe, Oregon State felt like home and his dad Carl's been a major influence in his development. For Brown, timing was on his side when Coastal came calling, his journey's incredible. Both are now projected to potentially be first and second round draft picks. Plus, PG's Senior Director of Scouting Operations Jered Goodwin shares about his trip to Eastern Europe and as always, PG College Baseball and Hunter Pence round out the podcast with Andrew Walters. Hosted by Daron Sutton and Dani Wexelman.

    • 52 min
    Pitcher Perfect

    Pitcher Perfect

    We're showcasing arms in this week's episode! The first, Florida State's LHP Parker Messick who leads the country in strikeouts. He takes us inside a tough start and how he bounced back against a top 10 team. Plus, Grambling State's Shemar Page threw a perfect game, making NCAA history and he joins the podcast to share that moment with us. Plus, PG's Scouts Vinnie Cervino and Brian Sakowski dive into a new Top 400 Draft List for 2022. And Colorado Mesa JR. C Haydn McGeary, the NCAA.com and D2CCA National Player of the Year, catches up with Hunter Pence on PG College Baseball. Hosted by Daron Sutton and Dani Wexelman.

    • 52 min

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Now THIS is an amateur baseball podcast! Love the guests from all different schools and learning more about these fine young athletes. Keep up the great work!

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