July 28, 2020 - Season I, Chat #19 (1:01:27): On this Tuesday, DP had an awesome discussion with the President of the SCBCA & skipper at Dorman Jack Jolly, head coach/Asst AD at River Bluff Mark Bonnette along with skipper/AD at Cheraw HS David Byrd.
Topics Discussed:Covid19 & how this became a topic/podcast / The SC coaches Assoc Stance / Info for HS coaches, parents, players - valuable! / Sub-Varsity info Parting shots / Probably some bloopers too?
Topics Discussed: Summer Showcase (CIU) & players who stood out Coaching demands by dp staff in last month-green light to play! / Player Rankings - Always a difficult thing to publish! / Palmetto Games - How it began plus site & date change (Players, video) / Fall League update... To listen now, click here.
June 13, 2020 - Season I, Chat #17 (44:45): dp's Austin Alexander spent some time on Friday chatting it up with Wednesday night 1st Rounder Carmen Mlodzinski, the conversation went so well that it turned into our next podcast. During the time with the South Carolina RHP & Hilton Head HS product, we covered the following topics:
How you got the word that you would be a millionaire, emotions / Oldest brother of three pitchers, growing up in your home, competition Injuries & dp experiences / What led you to USC? / USC, life there & word to recruits / Different pronunciations of your last name? / No social media, in 2020, really? / What is next for you, your goals? To listen now, click here.
June 10-11, Columbia International University / Government Guidelines Updated format / FREE options for participants / Waiver NEEDED, print + bring / New deadline, May 31 / Dedication to HS players in our state / Info going forward on DP & social media...To listen now, click here.
Family at beach during virus, his health & update on current team / From Little League to Big Leagues / CWS, injuries, etc / Draft loopholes, Scott Boras & Landon's draft experience / The Perfect Game - a Mother's Day treat for the ages / North Greenville baseball, transfer U / Best baseball memories / Crystal ball for future...To listen now, click here.
May 13, 2020 - Season 1 / Chat 13 (1:04:40): MLB agent Lee Long of The Ballengee Group & DP’s Austin Alexander recently Zoomed to cover an array of topics ranging from:
Easter to Mother’s Day with family / Background & different hats worn / Spring Training pre + post Covid 19 / MLB now, the future & upcoming draft / Role & differences between advisor + agent / Breaking News / Baseball stories & relationships over the years / Outtakes... To listen now, click here.
EP with fam during downtime / Cheat & AA history with Emilio / Golfing Lies / Rise to MLB & Puerto Rico in World Baseball Classic, plus throwing to Yadier / What motivated, still drives him / Philosophy on mentality ie toiling in the minors vs succeeding in The Show with various roles / Now What? To listen now, click here.
Downtime during Covid19 / Childhood to Coaching, Son of NFL Coach / Update on skipper Gary Gilmore / National Championship & family tragedy + triumphs Greatest memories in the game...To listen now, click here.
The final week of college exams / Reflecting on roles/responsibilities of a student coach / How Bridges' became a Gamecock / Memories at Summerville HS & 2016 Title / Various Roles in college career / Mentors in Sawyer’s career...To listen now, click here.
Info includes what got him into baseball & how travel ball abounded from his vision / Impact he made on the two people interviewing him, plus countless others / The Diamond Devil Way / Expectations then memories too / Closure with a blooper or two! To listen now, click here.
April 24, 2020 - Season 1 / dp Chat 8 (1:05:18): DP's Austin Alexander sat down with his mentor Hall of Fame skipper Tim Wallace at Spartanburg Methodist College. An array of topics spanned from: TW's childhood & baseball background as a player / How coaching career began / What's going on now vision forward / Best memories & stories in baseball on & off the field, including Bo Jackson / Plus legit locker room pranks...To listen now, click here.
April 21, 2020 - Season 1 / dp Chat 7 (31:46): Jason Gross - South Carolina Director of USSSA Baseball, In less than an hour sit down with DP's Austin Alexander, Gross covered topics spanning from - Family & Covid19 / His team 11U team and what is NOW for them + others / Love of baseball & relationships that stem from it / USSSA Outlook, what is the NEXT no one can answer...To listen now, click here.
16,000 total votes Key moments of the 2018 season - Catchers x 3 / Memories from Jolly, McCallister & Hennessy / Recognition of the Dorman roster / Closing thought from Coach Jack Jolly... To listen now, click here.
April 14, 2020 - Season 1 / dp Chat 5 (1:00:10) Part II: Coach Monte Lee at Clemson University covers ground with dp's Austin Alexander. Topics in Part 2 are: Groceries / NCAA rulings on eligibility - 35 man roster, 11.7 scholarships, MLB Draft, Staff & Next / Summer Camps / Relationships on campus - Dabo / Can't Miss - Impersonations / dp Wrap... To listen now, click here.
April 13, 2020 - Season 1 / dp Chat 4 (40:59) Part I: Coach Monte Lee at Clemson University covers ground with dp's Austin Alexander. Topics in Part 1 are: Family during Covid19 / Path to Clemson-History of HS career to Now / This Spring-Now-Next... To listen now, click here.
April 11, 2020 - Season 1 / dp Chat 3 (26:48): DP’s Austin Alexander goes through a poll revisit of something that no HS game had seen in our lifetime! We spoke to HC’s Brian Hucks & Barry Mizzell plus a guy who has spent a little time in both dugouts, Banks Faulkner. Upcoming Voting / That Iconic 2013 Series / Vote Away... To listen now, click here.
April 9, 2020 - Season 1 / dp Chat 2 (35:35): DP’s first guest of the “podcast” era is Assistant Commissioner of the South Carolina High School League, Charlie Wentzky. Austin Alexander and Cory Welch spent some time with Charlie discussing where the high school league is now and also touched on the pitch count rules and how they affect today’s high school game. 1. Path of Charlie Wentzky to where he is now 2. Current situation of high school baseball in South Carolina 3. Charlie and Cory’s hot take on pitch count 4. Wentzky discusses adjusting to quarantine.... To listen now, click here.
April 6, 2020 - Season 1/dp Chat 1 (51:59): DP's Austin Alexander, Barry Mabry & Cory Welch explore a myriad of topics ranging from what this podcast is going to be / Covid19 / Now What? / Our families / Prospects / On Deck... To listen now, click here.
Landon Powell (North Greenville), Brett Harker (Furman), Scott Foxhall (Mississippi St), Jonathan Johnson (Columbia International) & SO many more...