Defensive Indifference Ep. 02.05 — Why is Brendan McKay in the Midwest League?

Kumar Rocker participates in workouts for the 2017 Perfect Game All-American Classic at the University of San Diego on August 11-12, 2016 in San Diego, California (Bill Mitchell)

Featured Photo: Kumar Rocker, RHP, North Oconee (Bogart, Ga.)

In the most recent installment of Season 2 of Defensive Indifference: A 2080 Baseball Podcast, Nick J. FalerisDave DeFreitas, Adam McInturff and Burke Granger discuss some Midwest League prospects, including Brendan McKay (Rays), Nick Allen (Athletics), Juan Yepez (Cardinals) and Alex Kirilloff (Twins). In segment two Nick and Burke discuss four MLB Draft and their recent starts last week, including Austin Becker, Kumar Rocker, Slade Cecconi and Ethan Hankins.

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Transition music: Meanwhile Rick James — Cake; Conrad — Jets to Brazil

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Segment 1

00:00:00 – Introduction.
00:03:45 – Brandon McKay (LHP/1B, Rays (Class A Bowling Green) two-way performance.
00:13:30 – Juan Yepez (3B/1B, Cardinals (Class A Peoria)) discussion.
00:23:30 – Nick Allen (SS, Athletics (Class A Beloit)) discussion.
00:40:45 – Alex Kirilloff (OF, Twins (Class A Cedar Rapids)) discussion; Jay Bruce comp.

Segment 2

00:52:30 – Introduction.
00:53:30 – Slade Cecconi (RHP, Trinity Prep (Winter Park, Fla.)) discussion.
01:00:30 – Austin Becker (RHP, Big Walnut (Sunbury, Ohio)) discussion.
01:08:15 – Kumar Rocker (RHP, North Oconee (Bogart, Ga.)) discussion.
01:19:30 – Ethan Hankins (RHP, Forsyth (Cumming, Ga.) discussion.