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Baseball podcast hosted by Ben, David and Andrew. Sharing with you, the listener, the history of baseball in the Pacific Northwest. We also provide you with updates on the status of bringing Major League Baseball to Portland, Oregon.

Baseball podcast hosted by Ben, David and Andrew. Sharing with you, the listener, the history of baseball in the Pacific Northwest. We also provide you with updates on the status of bringing Major League Baseball to Portland, Oregon.

Location:

United States

Description:

Baseball podcast hosted by Ben, David and Andrew. Sharing with you, the listener, the history of baseball in the Pacific Northwest. We also provide you with updates on the status of bringing Major League Baseball to Portland, Oregon.

Language:

English


Episodes

Bens 2020 Spring Training Experience

3/27/2020
Ben getting interviewed this week by friend of the Podcast, Travis Conway. Travis ask Ben all kinds of questions regarding his first ever experience going to Spring Training. Some questions include what stadium was his favorite, what were some of the players like and much more. Enjoy the episode. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:46:51

2020 Portland Pickles - Part 1

3/19/2020
This week Ben gives you some great insight into the 2020 Portland Pickles. He breaks down 4 players, all from the Portland Metro area. Leading the way are 3 University of Portland Pilots Nick Nygard, Gabe Skoro and Christian Cooney. Ben also talks about Washington State University Cougar Micky Thompson. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:23:45

Cooper Hummel Interview

3/9/2020
This week Ben sits down, from Phoenix, Arizona, to chat with former University of Portland and Lakeridge High School Alumni and Current Milwaukee Brewer Cooper Hummel. Cooper talks with Ben about his early years and even talks about why he switched from Lake Oswego High School to intercity revival Lakeridge. Ben also gets in to a little MLB to PDX with Cooper. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:30:10

2020 Victoria HarbourCats - Part 1

3/2/2020
In this episode Ben breaks down the recent signings of Willie Lajoie, Tyler Best, Jack Keiser and Colton Evans. Ben breaks these players down and give you some feedback as to where these players will fit in the lineup with the HarbourCats. He also give some feedback on if they will fit or not fit in with what the Cats are known for. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:21:50

CJ Eytel Interview

2/24/2020
Ben is on location in Goodyear Arizona for Spring Training 2020. Oregon Native and Aloha High Alumni CJ Eytel sits down with Ben to talk about his baseball career in high school, college and now professionally. Over the last two seasons he has working in the minor league systems for the San Diego Padres and now this year with the Cincinnati Reds. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:33:30

2020 Ridgefield Raptors - Part 1

2/17/2020
This week Ben introduces you to four of the 2020 West Coast League Ridgefield Raptors Players. He talks about recent Rutgers University signee, Bradley "Brad" Norton, Grand Canyon University Pitcher, Eli Ankeny, Texas-Arlington's Trevor Pruitt and finally returning Raptor and UC-Santabarbara Freshman Pitcher Carter Benbrook. We hope you enjoy this episode. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:21:24

Kim Baron - MLB Spring Training English Teacher

2/10/2020
This week Ben sits down to talk with Kim Baron. Kim is an MLB Spring Training English teacher. She discusses her position and what she does as a teacher to help prepare foreign MLB players for life her in the United States and as professional baseball player. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:32:29

Highline Bears

2/3/2020
This week Ben sits down with Justin Moser of the Highline Bears. The Bears play in the Pacific International League, a collegiate summer baseball team based near Seattle, Washington. Hear how the Bears got started, where they are at now and where they are going in the future. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:42:17

Connor Jones Interview

1/27/2020
This week we have Connor Jones who sits down with Ben to talk about his baseball career. Connor talks about his time playing at Villanova, for the West Coast League and his post collegiate career. Connor then dives into his new career with Baseballism. Please enjoy! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:43:08

Tate Budnick - Part 2

1/20/2020
Ben is back this week and on the road once again to finish his interview with Tate Budnick. They talk about Tate's time at University of Portland playing for the Pilots. Further, they discuss his short stint playing Independent Ball and when he got the call informing him that the Milwaukee Brewers wanted to sign him. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:54:10

Tate Budnick - Part 1

1/13/2020
This week Ben is on the road and joining him is the State of Washington's own Tate Budnick. Tate and Ben discuss some of his families history playing professional baseball. They also dive in to Tate's early years playing baseball. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:43:41

Ian Sanderson Interview - Part 2

1/6/2020
This week Ben sits down once again with Coach Ian Sanderson. We talk about his time with the West Coast League Victoria HarbourCats and moving forward into his new position with the Wenatchee AppleSox. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:49:55

Ian Sanderson Interview - Part 1

12/30/2019
This week Ben sits down for part 1 of his interview with Lower Columbia Community College pitching coach Ian Sanderson. They discuss his early playing career and what got him interested in Baseball. They also talk about a variety of other baseball related items. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:39:47

NW Baseball Coaches Association

12/23/2019
This week Ben sits down with Gus Farah to talk about the upcoming 2020 Northwest Baseball Coaches Convention. Learn about who is going to be presenting at the convention and so much more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:53:21

DeVo Bats

12/16/2019
Welcome this week to our newest sponsor DeVo Bats. Ben has an in-depth conversation with Jordan, Owner and Founder of DeVo Bats. We talk about his history playing baseball and where he has been. Also, we talk about some of his great memories. We then jump in to talking about DeVo bats and what makes them so different then any other bat out there. Enjoy! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:45:05

Jonathan Loomis (Baseballism) - Part 2

12/9/2019
Jonathan Loomis, Baseballism CFO joins Ben again this week for Part 2 of his interview. They talk about the level of baseball Jonathan is playing at this time, his role with Baseballism, the homegrown collection, and MLB to PDX. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:47:34

Jonathan Loomis (Baseballism) - Part 1

12/2/2019
In this weeks episode we talk to Baseballism's CFO Jonathan Loomis. He talks about his time growing up playing baseball as a catch. We discuss his time at the University of Oregon and post college. We hope you enjoy this episode. Cheers! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:44:42

Ross Campbell - GM Portland Pickles

11/25/2019
This week Ben sits down with West Coast League, Portland Pickles, GM Ross Campbell. They discuss a variety of things related to Ross and his involvement with baseball. Then they discuss how Ross became the GM of the Pickles and the events he has helped to put together over the last two season. Please enjoy! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:28:10

Connor Lambert (Portland Pilots) - Part 2

11/19/2019
University of Portland Pitchinrg Coach, Connor Lambert, joins Ben for Part 2 of his interview. In this episode Connor takes Ben through his journey with the West Coast League Corvallis Knights, his time at the University of Utah and then on to his current position with the University of Portland. Enjoy! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:43:43

Connor Lambert (Portland Pilots) - Part 1

11/11/2019
This week Ben sits down with University of Portland Baseball Pitching Coach Connor Lambert to talk about his early years in baseball. We hear from Connor regarding his time at Washington State University and how he was told the team did not have a spot for him after his sophmore year and how he battled back to stay on the team. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:48:17