A bi-weekly look at the baseball landscape in New England, tracking prospects and recruiting.
RI’s Ben Brutti On Being Drafted By The Reds
Ben Brutti of South Kingstown High School in Rhode Island has just been drafted by the Cincinnati Reds. What’s it like to be a high schooler with a MLB deal? How does it feel to make $400,000 when you’re still so young? Host Dan Guttenplan interviews Ben to find out.
Mets VP of Scouting Tanous Talks Trade Deadline, Player Talent
Tom Tanous is the New York Mets Vice President of Amateur and International Scouting. The New England native joins us to talk about the just-passed trade deadline as well as what he looks for when he's scouting talent.
Coach Mike Glavine on MLB Drafting Northeastern Veterans
Coach Mike Glavine from Northeastern University joins The Base Path to talk about his recently-finished season and what it was like having three players drafted by Major League Baseball. The Billerica native also talks about growing up with a famous brother - Hall of Fame pitcher Tom Glavine.
Newly Hired Worcester Academy Coach Mike Abraham on His NEB background
Worcester Academy announced last week the hire of a new coach to replace Jim McNamara. A former St. John’s Shrewsbury standout and current North East Baseball coach Mike Abraham accepted the position. He'll take over a squad that went 14-8 and returns two Division 1 commits. He joins The Base Path to discuss the challenges that lie ahead, and why he loves Worcester so much.
Lawrence Academy Coach Margraf Celebrates ISL Win
Lawrence Academy won its first ISL championship since 2011 this spring, under the tutelage of Coach Chris Margraf. The team went 17-4-1, and sealed the ISL championship with a no-hitter against Tabor. Coach Margraf joins us to talk about his Groton-based team and what it took to win.
MIAA Division 1 State Champion Coach Blair Bourque
Blair Bourque is the head coach at Taunton High, and he recently led his team to a Massachusetts Division 1 state championship. His team clinched the championship with a victory over top-seeded Franklin, a Hockomock League rival. He joins us via Zoom.
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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.