January 16, 2020
Kyle Glaser and Justin Coleman break down the Detroit Tigers farm system, including the status of Casey Mize and where the Tigers still need to add. Support this podcast at —
January 15, 2020
Josh Norris and Kyle Glaser break down the Cubs system, including if Brailyn Marquez can snap the Cubs' homegrown pitching drought. Support this podcast at —
January 14, 2020
Kyle Glaser and J.J. Cooper break down the Astros' sign stealing scandal and the long-term effects of the punishment handed down by Commissioner Rob Manfred. Support this podcast at —
January 10, 2020
Tim Williams joins Kyle Glaser to break down the Pirates system, including what changes are being made to help Mitch Keller and Ke'Bryan Hayes reach their full potential. Support this podcast at —
January 9, 2020
Tom Haudricourt joins Kyle Glaser to break down the Brewers farm system, including Brice Turang's upside, if there is still hope for Corey Ray and why the Brewers should be ok with their system trending downward. Support this podcast at —
January 8, 2020
Kyle Glaser and Justin Coleman break down the Reds' farm system, including Hunter Greene's status, Jonathan India's future and how close the Reds are to contention. Support this podcast at —
January 7, 2020
Carlos Collazo and Kyle Glaser break down the Cardinals farm system, including when Dylan Carlson will arrive in St. Louis and why the club is positioned for long-term success. Support this podcast at —
December 27, 2019
Kyle Glaser and J.J. Cooper break down the Tampa Bay Rays farm system, including how Wander Franco has grown from a year ago and what to expect from Brendan McKay moving forward. Support this podcast at —
December 13, 2019
It's Army-Navy weekend, so it's only fitting Navycoach Paul Kostacopoulos joined the show. He discusses plans for the Army/Navy game on the baseball diamond in 2020, Noah Song and plenty more. Support this podcast at —
December 6, 2019
As Akron and Boise State prepare to relaunch their programs in 2020, coaches Gary Van Tol and Chris Sabo join us to talk about how they went about building a team from scratch. Support this podcast at —
December 6, 2019
Ben Badler joins Kyle Glaser to break down the Blue Jays farm system, and No. 1 prospect Nate Pearson comes on to discuss his rise. Support this podcast at —
December 5, 2019
Yankees No. 2 prospect Clarke Schmidt joins the BA podcast to discuss his recovery from Tommy John surgery, his brother's battle with cancer and how he changed as a pitcher in 2019. Support this podcast at —
November 26, 2019
Notre Dame head coach Link Jarrett joins Teddy and Joe to discuss taking over as head coach of the Fighting Irish, fall ball, his success at UNC Greensboro, Thanksgiving and more. Then Teddy and Joe compare Thanksgiving dishes to college programs. Yes, seriously. Support this podcast at —
November 25, 2019
Jon Meoli joins Kyle Glaser to break down the Orioles farm system and analyze what's next under GM Mike Elias. Support this podcast at —
November 22, 2019
Loftin, the No. 23 college draft prospect in the 2020 class, joins Teddy and Joe to discuss his time at Baylor, playing for Team USA, and more. Support this podcast at —
November 22, 2019
Kyle Glaser and Alex Speier analyze the Red Sox farm system and what to expect moving forward under Chaim Bloom. Support this podcast at —
November 21, 2019
Kyle Glaser and Josh Norris break down the high-upside, high-risk Yankees farm system. Support this podcast at —
November 20, 2019
Kyle Glaser and Kegan Lowe break down the improving Marlins system and how long it will take for the team to be competitive again. Support this podcast at —
November 20, 2019
Kyle Glaser and Lacy Lusk break down the Nationals farm system and the franchise's future coming off its World Series championship. Support this podcast at —
November 18, 2019
Carlos Collazo and Kyle Glaser discuss Team USA's failed Olympic qualifying bid at Premier12. Included talking points: Why it's hard to envision MLB ever allowing 40-man roster players to participate, how Team USA can still qualify and the challenges awaiting them, plus a look at how Bobby Dalbec, Jo Adell and Noah Song boosted their stock. Support this podcast at —
November 15, 2019
Texas coach David Pierce, Arkansas coach Dave Van Horn and Mississippi State coach Chris Lemonis join the podcast to talk about their top-five 2020 recruiting classes. Support this podcast at —
November 13, 2019
Kyle Glaser and Matt Eddy discuss our Mets Top 10 prospects list, players who just missed the cut, the outlook for New York's system in 2020 and potential players who could help at the Major League level next season. Support this podcast at —
November 12, 2019
JJ and Carlos talk about the 2020 draft class and the updated high school and college draft rankings that hit the site. If you're a fan of pitching, you should be happy, but the 2020 class is deep on all levels. After that, we are joined by Alexis Adams—the mother of Angels 2018 first round pick Jordyn Adams—to talk about what the draft process is like for players and families. Support this podcast at —
November 11, 2019
J.J. Cooper joins Kyle Glaser to discuss the Phillies farm system, which includes the debate between Spencer Howard and Alec Bohm for the top overall prospect in the system. Support this podcast at —
November 8, 2019
Settle in for an awesome conversation about hitting with Cal Poly coach Larry Lee, who also discusses his Mustangs' upcoming 2020 season. Then Teddy and Joe discuss the Big West Conference in 2020. Support this podcast at —
November 7, 2019
Carlos Collazo and Kyle Glaser discuss the top prospects in the Braves farm system, which remains one of the best in baseball despite thinning at the lower levels. They discuss whether Cristian Pache is a clear No. 1 prospect at this point, guys who will likely contribute in Atlanta in 2020, how the talent falls off after them, and whether there are players outside the Top 10 with a legitimate argument to getting in. Support this podcast at —
October 31, 2019
J.J. Cooper and Kyle Glaser bask in the afterglow of an exciting Game 7. They start with the Nats, a Wild Card team that upended the Astros dynasty, and discuss how Washington reinforced what is needed to win a World Series. J.J. also points out the Nats deserve credit for not entertaining the idea of selling, knowing Stephen Strasburg and Anthony Rendon could leave. The guys also discuss how, for the second year in a row, teams relied heavily on starters in the postseason, note that the Astros were willing to take on money (Greinke, Verlander) to fortify their team and forecast who could do the same in 2020, then end by discussing their favorite moments of the postseason. Support this podcast at —
October 31, 2019
UNC first baseman Aaron Sabato (who can absolutely rake) joins the college podcast to talk about his preparation for the 2020 season and the Tar Heels' fall trip to the Dominican Republic. Then, Joe Healy and Ted Cahill give our suggestions for college baseball Halloween costumes/ Support this podcast at —
October 30, 2019
Where do we even start? J.J. Cooper and Kyle Glaser discuss last night's incredible Game 6. The guys talk the Nats surviving the Scherzer scare, Bregman and Soto taking their bats to first -- J.J. thinks baseball is better because of it -- the Trea Turner interference controversy, and wonder whether we'll see Gerrit Cole and Stephen Strasburg tonight.
October 28, 2019
The Nationals took a 2-0 lead by beating Gerrit Cole and Justin Verlander and ... haven't won since? Kyle Glaser and Carlos Collazo discuss Houston's dominant reversal in the World Series, what the Astros did to turn the series, and how the Nationals can force a Game 7.
October 25, 2019
Following Michigan's dreamlike run to the College World Series final, Erik Bakich joins the college pod to talk about the Wolverines' season. They discuss the run, look ahead to 2020 expectations, then look at big picture topics: diversity in college baseball, youth participation, what the Big 10 has to do to improve. Then, Teddy and Joe finish by talking which programs could contend alongside Michigan for a Big 10 title.
October 25, 2019
Longtime scout Clark Crist joins the Baseball America podcast to discuss his career. Crist was the signing scout on plenty of notable MLB players, including Kenny Lofton, Tommy Pham, Mike Leake and more.
October 24, 2019
Washington has a commanding 2-0 World Series lead, and J.J. Cooper and Kyle Glaser try to figure out why we didn’t give them more credit in the first place. They also discuss what Houston’s odds for a comeback are.
October 21, 2019
Finally! It’s time to preview and predict the World Series between the Nats and Astros, featuring a number of high-profile arms seeking October glory. J.J. Cooper and Kyle Glaser discuss what the Astros proved to the baseball world in their ALCS win over the Yankees, what they’re most excited about this week, discuss whether MLB should move start times earlier and more.
October 21, 2019
Description: Team USA begins training camp Monday ahead of next month’s 2020 Olympic qualifier. GM Eric Campbell joins the podcast to discuss the roster, which includes a number of Top 100 prospects. We talk about how willing MLB orgs were to allow top prospects to play, Noah Song’s selection and if his Navy background played a role, whether Clayton Andrews and Jake Cronenworth will be used as two-way players, and how the Arizona Fall League played a role in player selection.
October 18, 2019
It's a bombshell news day at Baseball America. J.J. Cooper joins Carlos Collazo on the podcast to discuss his story, which details MLBs proposal -- and we stress its still a proposal -- to dramatically change Minor League Baseball as we know it. The proposal includes eliminating more than 40 teams, reclassifying many others, moving the draft to August, increasing the salary of remaining players in the league, and so much more. J.J. explains it all and discusses what challenges await both MLB and MiLB as contentious PBA negotiations continue.
October 14, 2019
J.J. Cooper and Kyle Glaser take the temperature of both series' after a fun weekend. They start in Houston, where the Astros needed to win Game 2, and appreciate that Carlos Correa's season will be defined by more than simply another injury. Then they look at the NLCS and the Nats' impressive run so far, surmising that a potential path to a championship for Washington would be as impressive as any.Â
October 11, 2019
Georgia shortstop Cam Shepherd joins Ted Cahill and Joe Healy to talk 2020 expectations and his decision to return for his senior year. Joe and Teddy also discuss other potential impact seniors in 2020.
October 11, 2019
J.J. Cooper talks the end of Astros-Rays. He spends time discussing Tyler Glasnow's pitch-tipping, whether Tampa made a strategic miscue with how it deployed its pitching, credits Gerrit Cole for succeeding despite not having his best stuff, then recaps the Rays season as a whole and looks ahead to 2020, which may just include Wander Franco at some point.
October 10, 2019
J.J. Cooper and Kyle Glaser discuss a stunning night of baseball. Among the topics: The Dodgers and Braves take two very different paths to postseason pain, is Dave Roberts' bullpen management a fireable offense, and a look ahead to Rays/Astros ALDS Game 5.
October 9, 2019
Discussing the continued dominance of the Yankees over the Twins, chat about big-time pitching performances from Max Scherzer and others, offer our predictions for Game 4 between the Astros and Rays and more.
October 8, 2019
Discussing the continued dominance of the Yankees over the Twins, chat about big-time pitching performances from Max Scherzer and others, offer our predictions for Game 4 between the Astros and Rays and more.
October 7, 2019
We talk about each playoff series as it stands on Monday morning, admire the excellent pitching performances of Gerrit Cole, Adam Wainwright and Mike Soroka, talk about the dominance of the Astros and Yankees to this point and the competitive nature of both National League series. Then we offer our predictions for all four of the games today.
October 4, 2019
The Braves-Cardinals game was crazy, yet Ronald Acuna Jr. has become the main storyline. J.J. Cooper and Carlos Collazo discuss the game, Acuna Jr.'s effort, the Cardinals comments postgame, and Paul Goldschmidt. Then they turn their attention to Dodgers-Nationals, where Walker Buehler proved he's an ace, Joc Pederson hit a bananas homer and more. They end with a brief preview of Friday's slate of games.
October 3, 2019
We've got a three-man booth on today's playoff pod. We start with A's-Rays, which was a microcosm of baseball in 2019. We give one positive Oakland can take from the loss (Jesus Luzardo), discuss the regular broadcast vs. the nerdcast, then jump over to the National League and predict both NLDS matchups, which start today.
October 2, 2019
Sacramento State's Reggie Christiansen, one of the top coaching prospects in college baseball, joins the Baseball America college podcast. Then, the college team identifies some mid-majors who should make considerable noise this season.
October 2, 2019
Washington Nationals fans spent 2.5 hours in agony, then everything flipped on a dime. J.J. Cooper breaks down Tuesday night's thrilling NL Wild Card Game. Among the topics up for discussion: The Michael Taylor hit-by-pitch, Josh Hader loses his slider, Brandon Woodruff unleashes his velo, why Dodgers fans should be bummed by Tuesday's result, and lamenting the loss of Christian Yelich.
October 1, 2019
Kyle Glaser and J.J. Cooper talk both Wild Card games. Among the topics on the agenda: How can the A's get over the hump? Will the Nats vanquish their playoff demons? Then they give their picks for both games.
September 27, 2019
Kyle Glaser and Matt Eddy put a bow on the regular season by discussing who surprised us, what we got right (and wrong), and what we'll remember most about the 2019 season.
September 23, 2019
Frank Jagoda joins Carlos Collazo to discuss Team USA's 18U team, previewing a slew of names regarded as some of the top prep 2020 MLB Draft prospects.
September 20, 2019
Kyle Glaser and Josh Norris wrap up the 2019 Minor League Season. Among the highlights: The story of the year in the minors (the baseballs), the best players they saw, assessing the White Sox, Tigers, Padres and Reds rebuilds, plus they look ahead to the Arizona Fall League.
September 16, 2019
Teddy Cahill and Joe Healy are back! The guys break down the very best recruiting classes in college baseball now that students are back on campus, debut some new tunes, discuss our draft rankings and plenty more.
September 11, 2019
After winning our 2019 Minor League Player of the Year, J.J. Cooper and Kyle Glaser discuss Gavin Lux's surge into the highest echelon or prospects across baseball. They talk how we picked Lux, who narrowly edged out Luis Robert, his rise in LA's system and how the Dodgers continue to churn out top talent.Â
September 10, 2019
J.J. Cooper and Kyle Glaser parse through Boston's decision to fire Dave Dombrowski, try to envision what a successor would need to do to *improve* on Dombrowski's run, and discuss what the future holds for the Red Sox.Â
September 4, 2019
Carlos Collazo and J.J. Cooper team up to explain our updated High School and College Top 50 prospects lists, which feature a significant amount of changes following a summer of reporting on high school summer ball, the Cape Cod League and more.Â
August 30, 2019
Discussing strongest/weakest teams, the players with something to prove and players worth the price of admission alone.Â
August 23, 2019
J.J. Cooper spent two days taking in the Atlantic League, which is in the midst of implementing a slew of radical rule changes, including robo umps. He joins Kyle Glaser to discuss what he saw, and how it likely doesn't impact the casual fan as much as you'd think.Â
August 16, 2019
Fantasy Hipster, the podcast that dishes on podcasts to stash in fantasy *before* they're well-known, is back, focusing on the likes of Francisco Alvarez, Aaron Bracho and Alexander Ovalles.Â
August 1, 2019
The prospect team discusses what ended up being a surprising end to the trade deadline, including rebuilt bullpens, the Greinke haul, prospects moved and plenty more.Â
July 29, 2019
Our draft expert Carlos Collazo pops into the podcast to discuss some of the biggest names in the 2020 MLB Draft class. Among them: Pete Crow-Armstrong, Jared Kelley, Victor Mederos. Plus, learn why Zac Veen and Carson Montgomery helped their stock with big days.
July 24, 2019
J.J. Cooper and Kyle Glaser discuss the risers, fallers and notable names from our annual Midseason Top 100 Prospects update.
July 3, 2019
Teddy Cahill and Joe Healy discuss Vanderbilt's championship, what Michigan's run means for the Big 10, then discuss their favorite parts of both the College World Series and 2019 season as a whole.
June 28, 2019
Rays area scout James Bonnici joins the podcast to discuss signing Mike Brosseau as an non-drafted free agent in 2016 and Brosseau's storybook rise to the majors. Then Rockies area scout Jon Lukens joins to talk about signing Peter Lambert and what stood out most about the young hurler as an amateur.Â
June 21, 2019
Kyle Glaser and J.J. Cooper have plenty to say about both the Midwest League and California League All-Star games. Then, Kyle is joined by Josh Norris to discuss some of the top prospects they've seen midway through 2019.
June 13, 2019
The college crew takes on Omaha! They discuss teams who can challenge presumptive favorite Vanderbilt, give their national title picks discuss the lack of West Coast flavor this year and talk about Adley Rutschman, our Player of the Year.
June 7, 2019
Kyle and Matt break down six fantasy sleeper pitching prospects on the lastest edition of Fantasy Hipster.
June 5, 2019
There's a lack of a true cinderella story this year, and the college crew debates whether that's good or bad. Plus a breakdown of each Supers site.
May 31, 2019
Astros catcher Garrett Stubbs and Indians pitcher Zach Plesac each made their major league debuts this week. Kyle chats with the Astros scout Tim Costic, who signed Stubbs out of Southern California, and Indians scout Junie Melendez, who signed Plesac out of Ball State, about what they saw in the pair as collegians and the process of signing a future big leaguer.
May 28, 2019
Continuing our NCAA Tournament breakdown focusing on the bottom half of the bracket, then making our national title picks. Fayetteville 1:11; Oxford: 8:08; Starkville: 13:55; Stanford: 20:40; Louisville: 26:41; Greenville: 31:22; Lubbock: 38:30; OKC: 45:50; National title picks 56:00
May 28, 2019
The college crew breaks down the NCAA Tournament field by regional. Part 1 covers the top half of the bracket: LA: 15:25; Corvallis: 19:25; Nashville: 26:45; Morgantown: 32:48; Atlanta: 38:40; Chapel Hill: 44:29; Athens: 50:45; Baton Rouge: 57:46
May 24, 2019
Carlos Collazo and JJ Cooper discuss the latest info on the 2019 MLB draft and answer listeners' questions.
May 21, 2019
The college crew briefly talks the weekend, highlighted by Texas Tech's Big 12 win, then break down half a dozen conference tournaments.
May 21, 2019
Kyle and Matt debate whether they should believe in hot starts for guys like Joey Gallo, Byron Buxton, Lucas Giolito and others. Then they introduce 'Fantasy Hipster,' a new segment focusing on dynasty prospects before they become popular.
May 17, 2019
Phillies No. 19 prospect Cole Irvin made his big league debut Sunday. Richardson talks the process of scouting Irvin, who once had the look of a first round pick before undergoing Tommy John surgery, how to trust what you see even when the velocity isn't there, convincing Phillies brass Irvin was worth going over slot in the fifth round of the draft, and plenty more.
May 14, 2019
The college crew talks key rivalry wins for Mississippi State and Oklahoma State, then break down the conference title races/pick winners in all Power Five Leagues and C-USA.
May 7, 2019
The college crew discusses Oklahoma State and Michigan joining the rankings, then debate whether a divide is forming between teams currently in Teddy Cahill's 'Eight For Omaha' and those on the outside.
May 3, 2019
Kyle Glaser and Josh Norris discuss our May Top 100 update, which was filled with movement, then Kyle talks with Blue Jays area scout Nate Murrie about scouting and signing Lane Thomas.
April 30, 2019
The college crew briefly talks weekend sweeps, wonders why some people feel this is a down year talent-wise for college baseball, then appreciates Mississippi State's Jake Mangum.
April 26, 2019
Is Vlad Jr. already the face of the Blue Jays? Our team discusses, then takes temperature of the 2019 Draft six weeks out..
April 24, 2019
J.J. Cooper and Kyle Glaser discuss a power surge across Triple-A, bat flips, how the Yankees are surviving all these injuries, Pete Alonso's hot start and the Rays' ability to adapt.
April 23, 2019
The college crew discusses Arkansas' series sweep of Mississippi State, how the Big 12 race is developing, Indiana rising into the Top 25 and more.
April 19, 2019
Richard Lovelady was sidearm JUCO lefty throwing in the mid-80s. But Royals scout Sean Gibbs liked him, and once Lovelady's velo spiked, he signed him. We take you inside the process.
April 16, 2019
The college crew talks a pair of massive jumps in our Top 25, the race for an ACC title, UC Santa Barbar's pivotal sweep and a piping hot West Virginia team.
April 12, 2019
Following the MLB debuts of Nick Margevicius and Jason Martin, Kyle Glaser talked to the scouts who initially signed them about the process.
April 8, 2019
The college crew talks Stanford-UCLA, Georgia Tech entering the Top 25 and the state of the Big 12 race. Plus, Joe Healy declares that the Old Town Road remix "slaps."
April 5, 2019
We've got MiLB roster analysis, placement and more on the site, so the guys talked what excites them the most about the upcoming season from a prospect perspective.
April 2, 2019
The college crew discusses LSU versus Mississippi State, Arizona State and Oregon State's sweeps, three new teams entering the top 25 and a Pac-12 flavor atop our newest rankings.
March 27, 2019
Will two consecutive World Series losses trip up the Dodgers? Who will come out of the NL East? Kyle Glaser and Matt Eddy discuss the state of the NL, make their picks and break down each team.
March 27, 2019
The guys preview every team in the AL, make their picks and try to find a way for a team other than the Yankees, Red Sox or Astros could challenge for American League supremacy.
March 26, 2019
The college crew tackles a significant weekend in the SEC, especially for Georgia, Vanderbilt and Mississippi State, then talks TCU and Oklahoma moving into this week's Top 25.
March 19, 2019
The college staff talks UCLA rising to No. 1, how Texas baseball has elevated to No. 4, and an eventful opening weekend of play in the SEC.
March 15, 2019
Kyle Glaser and Matt Eddy discuss how it seems the MLB Player's Association again took a shortsighted approach to the newest batch of rule changes. They then talk about the targeting of 'openers' and question whether baseball is being *too* proactive with rules changes.
March 15, 2019
Corey Dickerson joins the pod to discuss how an 8th round draft pick and fringe-average defender can turn into an MLB All-Star and a Gold Glove winner. Plus, the untold reason why he struggled in 2016.
March 11, 2019
The college team is back to discuss another weekend. Mike Martin makes history, Clemson surprises us all by sweeping UNC, plus we offer up three teams who have surprised us so far in 2019.
March 8, 2019
Carlos Collazo joins Kyle Glaser to talk early MLB draft rumblings, including some serious buzz building around Andrew Vaughn. They also discuss prep stars Bobby Witt Jr. and C.J. Abrams, then focus on two rising college prospects from Mizzou and UNLV.
March 5, 2019
LSU falls out of the No. 2 spot after Texas sweeps the Tigers. Plus, a look at a Shriners College Classic teeming with talent, the Frisco Classic and an impromptu food debate breaks out.
February 26, 2019
Ted Cahill, Dave Serrano and Joe Healy break down Week 2 of college baseball. Among the series' that caught their eye: Miss. State vs. Southern Miss., UCLA vs. Georgia Tech and Florida vs. Miami.
February 22, 2019
The Padres landed one of the better players in the game. Now, we figure out what it means for them, the Phillies and the White Sox. Plus, what is the market for Bryce Harper? And there's finally baseball games!
February 19, 2019
The college team talks what stood out to them this weekend, including No. 1 Vanderbilt, rising TCU and the overall competitiveness of the MLB4 Tournament. Then, the guys touch on the Big 12 (Texas Tech had its hands full with Oregon) and defending champ Oregon State.
February 15, 2019
Discussing our 2019 farm system rankings. Did the Padres have competition at No. 1? Plus, a look at two sleeper systems and why the Red Sox and Cubs shouldn't be worried despite being ranked at the bottom.
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