While I didn’t actually sit down in person with this individual, I’m guessing we both were sitting down while the interview was conducted and the alliteration works so deal.
Anyway, I had the opportunity to finally sit down with left-handed pitcher and top pitching prospect in the organization Josh Hader for a little while on Tuesday, August 30th.
We discuss a handful of topics including the trade that brought him to the Brewers organization, the 2015 Arizona Fall League, 2016 Brewers On Deck, the Futures Game during All-Star Weekend back in July, how hard it really is to pitch to Colorado Springs, and just how much fun Tim Dillard is to have as a teammate.
I didn’t pad the interview with any fluff in part because I didn’t want to wait to post it much longer and in part because I didn’t have time to record anything else of substance. As such, we get right into the interview and the clip ends right as Josh and I hang up.
Here’s the audio from a quick media availability with Kodi Medeiros.
The interview is roughly nine minutes long.
And since I didn’t put it on the other post, Kodi Medeiros is on Twitter. Follow him: @kodi_medeiros
Here’s the podcast recorded Sunday evening on March 2nd.
With Spring Training underway, Cary and I take a look at position battles, roster additions, early performances, and more!
Recorded on location last night, here is the latest Brewer Nation podcast.
Check the tags for some of the players mentioned during this hour-long clip.
As I have done every year for the past few, I chose a player from the Brewers most recently completed First-Year Player Draft to interview. In keeping with the Lee University theme started by the Brewers when they drafted three of their pitchers on Day 3 of the draft, and continued by me when I interviewed the head coach at Lee, Mark Brew, I decided to reach out to the highest-picked player of the trio.
Got all that?
Regardless, on Monday evening I had the pleasure of interviewing that draft pick for a few minutes. I think you’ll enjoy his answers and learning a little bit about a guy who just might be able to somewhat rocket through the system.
In 2012-13, RHP Andy Hillis pitched in 30 games and went 3-0 with 9 Saves in the closer’s role for the Lee Flames. He posted a 0.96 ERA in his 37.1 IP and his K/BB was 66/19. Oh, and let’s not forget his velo, pitch arsenal, stature and the rest.
And did I mention that he was drafted twice before by the same team and spurned their advances both times? Who was that? What are the answers to my other questions above?
For all of that, take a few minutes and give this interview a listen to find out.
Thanks again to Andy, who you can follow on Twitter at: @andyhillis.
Recorded last night over dinner and during a fantasy baseball draft, my podcast partner Cary Kostka and I get you ready for Opening Day!
We discuss the 25-man roster projection, lineup for Opening Day, rotation, Kyle Lohse, Yuniesky Betancourt and more!
Click here to download the podcast: Brewer Nation Podcast – 2013 Opening Day Preparedness
The newest Brewer Nation podcast featuring your humble blogger and my podcast partner Cary Kostka has been uploaded to Cary’s site and US available for consumption!
We discuss a number of topics from hire the season finished up to off-season leagues to naming our rotations should the Brewers not add another starting pitcher.
Click the link to access the podcast and enjoy! http://sportprofiles.files.wordpress.com/podcast-central/2012/03/bnation_112712.mp3
Ladies, gentlemen, friends, Romans, countrymen, et cetera…
The latest episode of the Brewer Nation podcast has found its way through the editing chamber and was (finally) accepted for upload by the host of the server on which it resides!
Please download or listen by utilizing the link:
On this episode we discuss (in no particular order):
- Record since last podcast
- Minor League news
- ESPN’s Battle of the Ballparks
- Ryan Braun and the All-Star Game
- Discussion topic: Would the Brewers benefit by acquiring a handful of bullpen arms?
- Discussion topic: Which pieces are worth something in trade should the team decide to sell?
- The latest in Greinke rumors
- Discussion topic: How would you handle the coming logjam in the starting rotation?
- Upcoming series and Decision Day 2012
What better day than Milwaukee Day(4.14) to record the latest edition of the Brewer Nation podcast?
Well, we couldn’t think of one either and so Cary and I got together and did just that.
This edition features an interview with Brewers fan Megan Brown.
We also had planned on interviewing Brewers prospect Nick Ramirez (#10 on Keith Law’s top prospect list for the Milwaukee Brewers), but finished the podcast before we could connect. We ended up reaching him afterward so we recorded that interview on its own and have posted it as well.
Here is the link to the full podcast:
Here is the link to just the Nick Ramirez interview:
You can follow our guests on Twitter! We plug their accounts in the recordings.
The big Season Preview podcast is finally ready for download!
Click the link below to access it.
Thank you all so much for your listenership!