Featured Photo: MacKenzie Gore (LHP, Padres)
In the first episode of Season 2 of Defensive Indifference: A 2080 Baseball Podcast, Nick J. Faleris, Dave DeFreitas, Burke Granger and Adam McInturff discuss the start of the 2018 season, including the first regular season start of the year for Shohei Ohtani (RHP/DH, Angels). In the second half of the show Nick, Dave, Adam and Burke each pick a prospect to watch in 2018.
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Transition music: Crown of the Valley; Conrad — Jets to Brazil
00:00:00 – Introduction; rebooting the podcast.
00:05:30 – Shohei Ohtani (RHP/DH, Angels) Discussion (first regular season start and spring training struggles).
00:14:30 – Ohtani at the plate (scouting video).
00:22:45 – Acuna demotion/service time discussion (spring training video).
00:29:15 – Social media plugs; kicking-off 2018.
00:31:00 – Nick’s player to watch in 2018: MacKenzie Gore (RHP, Padres (Class A Ft. Wayne)) (scouting video).
00:38:45 – Sidebar — Love for Hans Crouse (RHP, Rangers (Class A Hickory)) (scouting video).
00:39:45 – Dave’s player to watch in 2018: Ian Anderson (RHP, Braves (High A Florida)) (scouting video).
00:47:45 – Adam’s player to watch: Keibert Ruiz (C, Dodgers (Double-A Tulsa)) (scouting video).
00:56:30 – Burke’s player to watch: Hunter Greene (RHP, Class A Dayton)) (scouting video).
01:00:00 – Upcoming coverage and content.