A bi-weekly look at the baseball landscape in New England, tracking prospects and recruiting.
New York Yankees pitching coach Matt Blake (Concord, N.H.) | Episode 13
Matt Blake grew up a Red Sox fan in Concord, New Hampshire and played college baseball at Holy Cross from 2003-'07. In 2020, the Yankees hired Blake as their new pitching coach (replacing Larry Rothschild).
MLB scout Jim Bretz talks New England draft prospects | Episode 12
It’s not often a Major League Baseball scout will share insights on draft prospects just a month before the draft, but Detroit Tigers Northeast scouting supervisor Jim Bretz did just that on the most recent New England Baseball Journal Podcast.
Milton Academy coach Matt Petherick previews the ISL season | Episode 11
Milton Academy and Northeast baseball Head Coach Matt Petherick speaks with host Dan Guttenplan about the upcoming prep school season and talks about his most talented players. New England Baseball Journal editor Mike Zhe discuss what to expect in the next NEBJ publication.
Cape Cod Baseball League Commissioner Eric Zmuda | Episode 10
With baseball being played all over New England, it finally feels like the COVID storm is passing, and we’re excited to be back covering the game we love. We have a guest today that fits with the theme of a return to normal, Cape Cod League Commissioner Eric Zmuda. He’ll tell us what we can expect on the Cape this summer from some of the nation’s top college players. Seamans Media editor Mike Zhe also talks about the state of baseball in New England and how we plan to cover it.
Peter Gammons talks New England MLB Draft prospects, Curt Schilling and Alex Cora | Episode 9
In the most recent New England Baseball Journal Podcast, Gammons talks with host Dan Guttenplan about the top New England prospects heading into what should be a fruitful 2021 MLB Draft for locals. In fact, when MLB released its 2021 MLB Draft Top 100 Prospects list, six players with New England ties ranked among the top 45 players.
UConn coach Jim Penders talks COVID impact, Peter Flaherty ranks prospects | Episode 8
For the latest New England Baseball Journal Podcast, host Dan Guttenplan connects with UConn coach Jim Penders to sort through the state of college baseball during the pandemic. The four-time conference Coach of the Year shares how his team dealt with no less than a dozen positive COVID-19 tests among players this fall.
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Nice addition for seam heads
Deep knowledge from the host on niche topic of baseball at all levels in New England region. Good first episode with two interviews w/ Futures league president on baseball to be played in summer 2020 and editor of related publication. Good stuff.