9 episodes

90th Percentile is a podcast from Baseball America focused on the rapidly evolving world of player development. Each episode your host Geoff Pontes speaks with a new personality within the game making an impact on player training, development, and methodology. A unique interview style look into how prospects develop into big leaguers.

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90th Percentile is a podcast from Baseball America focused on the rapidly evolving world of player development. Each episode your host Geoff Pontes speaks with a new personality within the game making an impact on player training, development, and methodology. A unique interview style look into how prospects develop into big leaguers.

    Episode 9: Travis Bazzana's Journey From Australia

    Episode 9: Travis Bazzana's Journey From Australia

    In the season two premiere, host Geoff Pontes sits down to chat with Oregon State Baseball standout Travis Bazzana, about his journey from Australia to the states and his goals for 2023 and beyond. A first-hand look from a native of a growing baseball hotbed.
    This episode is sponsored by Indeed. As part of our sponsorship, Indeed is offering a $75 sponsored job credit if you go to Indeed.com/BaseballAmerica. Get your $75 credit today.
    Terms and conditions apply. Need to hire? You need Indeed.

    • 26 min
    Episode 8: Lance Brozdowski Of Marquee Sports

    Episode 8: Lance Brozdowski Of Marquee Sports

    On this week's episode of the 90th Percentile, I welcome an old friend to the show. My former podcast co-host and current member of the Marquee Sports broadcast, Lance Brozdowski. Lance brings an analytical slant to the Cubs broadcasts, discussing advanced topics and their application to the game. A veteran in the baseball space, Lance has worked for Driveline, Baseball Prospectus and Prospects Live, among others. We talk a wide range of topics from bat-fitting to batted ball spin. This is another great conversation with another brilliant baseball mind.
    This episode is sponsored by Indeed. As part of our sponsorship, Indeed is offering a $75 sponsored job credit if you go to Indeed.com/BaseballAmerica. Get your $75 credit today.
    Terms and conditions apply. Need to hire? You need Indeed.

    • 47 min
    Episode 7: Loden Sports Interview w/ Sean Campbell and Matt Pajak

    Episode 7: Loden Sports Interview w/ Sean Campbell and Matt Pajak

    On this week's episode, Geoff Pontes sits down with Loden Sports founders Sean Campbell and Matt Pajak to discuss their work with USA Baseball and the PDP program, the value of athletic testing and its use in identifying the best baseball athletes. This week's show offers an in-depth look at the new methods of testing and how they are helping major league organizations do a better job of evaluating.
    This episode is sponsored by Indeed. As part of our sponsorship, Indeed is offering a $75 sponsored job credit if you go to Indeed.com/BaseballAmerica. Get your $75 credit today.
    Terms and conditions apply. Need to hire? You need Indeed.

    • 55 min
    Episode 6: Kyle Boddy Driveline Baseball

    Episode 6: Kyle Boddy Driveline Baseball

    On this week's show, host Geoff Pontes is joined by one of the most well-respected analytical minds in baseball, Driveline founder and former Reds Minor League Pitching Coordinator Kyle Boddy. He discusses his background, experience, and goes in depth on the structure of major league organizations. Arguably our most in-depth and insightful episode to date.

    • 1 hr 8 min
    Episode 5: David O'Hagan and Nathaniel Plotts of Excel Sports Management

    Episode 5: David O'Hagan and Nathaniel Plotts of Excel Sports Management

    On this week's episode Geoff sits down with David O'Hagan and Nathaniel Plotts of Excel Sports Management. Excel is a premier agency that represents elite players throughout baseball. We discuss how they leverage data and quantifiable analysis to assist their clients in optimizing their abilities. First hand insights from two of the more progressive minds in the game.

    • 39 min
    Episode 4: The Nick Lodolo Interview

    Episode 4: The Nick Lodolo Interview

    On this week's episode of The 90th Percentile we sat down with Baseball America's number 36 overall prospect Cincinnati Reds lefthander Nick Lodolo. We discuss Nick's usage of technology in honing his pitch mix, and how he implements data to better understand his results. An insightful look at training with one of the game's top pitching prospects.

    • 31 min

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