Featured Photo: Nick Pratto, 1B, Royals (Class A Lexington)
In Episode 02.07 of Defensive Indifference: A 2080 Baseball Podcast, Dave DeFreitas, Nick J. Faleris and Burke Granger discuss Dave’s recent looks at a talented Triple-A Durham (Rays) club before welcoming The Athletic’s Melissa Lockard and Emily Waldon to discuss some 2017 draftees who are off to a hot start in 2018. Then, Nick and Burke welcome Baseball America’s Carlos Collazo to discuss the upcoming 2018 MLB Draft, including Baseball America’s most recent mock draft and Top 500 rankings.
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Transition music: Crown of the Valley; Conrad — Jets to Brazil
00:00:00 – Hello.
00:02:00 – Durham Bulls breakdown.
00:07:00 – Willy Adames (SS, Rays (Triple-A Durham)) discussion.
00:10:00 – Christian Arroyo (2B, Rays (Triple-A Durham)) discussion.
00:17:00 – Justin Williams (OF, Rays (Triple-A Durham)) discussion.
00:21:00 – Kean Wong (SS/2B, Rays (Triple-A Durham)) discussion.
00:24:00 – Diego Castillo(RHP, Rays (Triple-A Durham)) discussion.
00:27:00 – Jaime Schultz (RHP, Rays (Triple-A Durham)) discussion.
00:29:00 – Welcoming Melissa Lockard and Emily Waldon (The Athletic); “Minor League Matters” at The Athletic.
00:33:00 – Nick Pratto (1B, Royals (Class A Lexington)) discussion.
00:38:00 – Jo Adell (OF, Angels (Class A Burlington)).
00:46:00 – Coming up next at The Athletic.
00:56:00 – Welcoming Carlos Collazo (Baseball America); draft coverage at B.A.
00:59:00 – Joey Bart (C, Georgia Tech) discussion.
01:04:00 – Noah Naylor (C/3B, St. Joan of Arc (Ont.) discussion.
01:09:00 – Jake McCarthy (OF, Univ. of Virginia) discussion.
01:15:00 – Jonathan India (3B, Univ. of Florida) discussion.
01:20:00 – Nick Schnell (OF, Roncalli (Ind.) discussion.
01:23:00 – Jordyn Adams (OF, Green Hope (N.C.).
01:33:00 – Coming up at Baseball America.