MLR Episode 66 – Opening Day is Upon Us

by Seubs on April 1, 2014

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We’re celebrating our 3rd MiLB Opening Day this week on the podcast. This podcast is awesome because the guys fill you in on life working in Minor League Baseball, not just from their perspective but they can give you a glance of what these prospects must go through when the season starts. Opening Day is upon us and we look forward to another successful season of the podcast!

Here’s what you’ll get in this episode:

The Minor League season starts this week and that means team assignments and rosters have begun to trickle out. What does the team do from arrival to the start of the season?

Media day, an opportunity to introduce the team to the media and fans, is just one of many responsibilities crammed into a short window of time.

One team has committed to going through the whole season with two Pitching Coaches.

You will find we have finalized our top ten list. Myrtle Beach gains some ground and Richmond and Charleston sneak into the back end. Here is how the list shakes out:

1. Iowa Cubs
2. Lancaster JetHawks
3. Myrtle Beach Pelicans
4. Tulsa Drillers
5. Tennessee Smokies
6. Memphis Redbirds
7. Wilmington Blue Rocks
8. Pawtucket Red Sox
9. Richmond Flying Squirrels
10. Charleston RiverDogs

We’re also hosting our very first “Ask Me Anything” on our Facebook page on Friday April 4th at 1 PM ET. Make sure you like us at The Minor League Report and post your questions to our very own Sam Sigal there. Remember, you can ask Sam ANYTHING!

Let us know your thoughts, email us at feedback@mlrpodcast.com and don’t forget to rate and review the show on iTunes as well!

Want more show updates? Like our Facebook page at facebook.com/theminorleaguereport or follow us on Twitter @mlrpodcast!

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The makings of The Minor League Report’s Top Ten Most Exciting MiLB Teams to Watch List. Could the Chicago Cubs have two affiliates in the top five? Javier Baez and Kris Bryant believe so. We narrow down the list, with your input, to a group of teams that should be intriguing to watch at the start of the season. Bradenton, Tulsa, Pawtuckett and others are in and on the bubble. The completed list should be available once camps break.

Here’s what you’ll get in this episode:

Our very own Sam Sigal makes an annoucement about his broadcasting career. Sam has been named the Play-by-Play voice of the Tri-City ValleyCats (Houston) of the New York-Penn League. Sam should have a good summer as he’ll hopefully be able to see the #1 Overall Draft Pick in 2014.

The guys start breaking down some of the potential teams in our Top 10 Most Exciting Affiliates to Watch in 2014. What teams do you have in this top 10?

Mike is designing parking lot signage just weeks before the season’s first pitch.

MiLB is almost here, even though snow is on the ground in most areas of the country

Let us know your thoughts, email us at feedback@mlrpodcast.com and don’t forget to rate and review the show on iTunes as well!

Want more show updates? Like our Facebook page at facebook.com/theminorleaguereport or follow us on Twitter @mlrpodcast!

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