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Hawkeye Baseball Talk

Hawkeye Baseball Talk

By Andrew Brown
Andrew Brown and Quinn O'Brien talk all things University of Iowa baseball with coaches, writers, players and more!
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HBT - Episode 3: The Columbus Breakdown with Burke Granger
Some baseball talk, quick hits, and of course, conversation with Burke Granger of D1baseball.com and 2080 baseball on the Iowa Hawkeyes in Columbus taking on Ohio State and Maryland. A 3-1 outcome for the Hawks and Burke helps break it all down with a preview added on! Don't miss out!
40:42
April 2, 2021
HBT - Episode 2: The Nebraska Series Breakdown with Ben Norman
Andrew Brown and Quinn O'Brien breakdown the University of Iowa's baseball team as they battled a three-game slate in their home opener against Nebraska. Joining the run is big bat and outfield extraordinaire Ben Norman! From the secret to his catch her around the country to the power between the both teams, don't miss out on another action-packed edition of Hawkeye Baseball Talk.  
01:12:19
March 25, 2021
A new season underway in Minneapolis: Breakdown of the weekend doubleheaders against Ohio State and Nebraska
From the minds of High & Tight, Andrew Brown and Quinn O'Brien break down the Iowa Hawkeye baseball team alongside the voice of the diamond Hawks in Zach Mackey. They break down players of the weekend and what they liked from the double-header series' against Nebraska and Ohio State.
55:46
March 18, 2021
Big Ten Baseball Preview with Brian Sakowski
National Scouting Supervisor for Perfect Game USA Brian Sakowski joins the show to break down the BIG Ten baseball conference preview and what the Iowa Hawkeyes might look like for a potential postseason run in 2021!
01:13:09
February 2, 2021
A New League Rising - A Conversation with MLB Draft League President Kerrick Jackson
A new and exciting league is on the horizon as Major League Baseball and Prep Baseball Report help to usher in the MLB Draft League. We talk all about the league from logistics to teams, players to scouts, all with the president of the league in Kerrick Jackson. We also dip into the history of Jackson's 22 years in the game. From scouting to coaching and now the MLB Draft League, we cover a lot of ground so come join us!
46:40
January 6, 2021
Another Successful Hawkeye: The Eric Jagers Tale
We sit down with former Hawkeye and current assistant pitching coach for the Cincinnati Reds, Eric Jagers. We chat about his story, his obstacles, and his triumphs. We can new perspectives and philosophies which have made him successful! That plus an interesting question on Christmas Day!
44:12
December 25, 2020
A Baseball Path to Iowa: The Douglas Taylor Story
We get the chance to sit down and chat a baseball journey with Iowa Hawkeye baseball commit Douglas Taylor, 2023 Newman baseball grad. We chat his story and his journey leading up to the Hawks, his passion and drive for the game, go-to pitch, and even a highly debated topic. 
32:22
December 9, 2020
The Baseball Recruiting Trail in Iowa - A Conversation with Rob Allison of PBR Iowa
Rob Allison of PBR Iowa stops by the show to discuss the atmosphere of baseball recruiting for high schoolers in Iowa. We also chat the impacts of the JUCO ruling and chat the Hawkeyes in another exciting episode. 
44:40
December 1, 2020
All in the Hawkeye family - A commitment Conversation with Max Burt
Newman Catholic baseball star Max Burt officially made his commitment to Iowa Hawkeye baseball. We chat about his decision, his passion for the game of baseball, and more behind what has helped him get to where he is now - a future member of Iowa Hawkeye Baseball!
21:11
November 13, 2020
The Baseball Recruiting Trail - A Conversation with David Conrad of NextStep Sports
We chat with NextStep Sports Director David Conrad about what the recruiting scene looks like for high school baseball players in the state of Iowa. We also break down the recent JUCO decision and how that impacts the rest of college baseball from high school players looking to sign all the way to the future impacts at the D1 level. All that and more in this exciting episode! 
37:22
November 10, 2020
Uncommitted Night
A big event coming on up as Uncommitted Night gives another chance to those not already on a collegiate team to get mire eyes in them. We highlight that and more with Iowa Sticks coach Evan Romanchuck. 
18:46
October 13, 2020
Hawkeyes on the Diamond! - A Conversation with coach Sutherland
We sit down with the University of Iowa Baseball assistant head coach and recruiting coordinator Marty Sutherland to talk about his thoughts on the first few weeks of practice, what two extra intersquad scrimmages really mean for Iowa baseball, and talk on some exciting players for the upcoming season ahead. 
28:23
September 29, 2020
A Sher Thing: A conversation with University of Iowa baseball star Brendan Sher
We chat with University of Iowa baseball infield extraordinaire and strong bat Brendan Sher. We chat about his journey from the cancellation of the normal college season, to wading through uncharted in summer ball, and finding his way to the Des Moines Peak Prospects organization. We also ask a highly debated question that brings a passionate response from Sher himself.  Check it out here!
34:09
August 17, 2020
Baseball at the peak: A conversation about the Des Moines Peak Prospects organization with Co-Owner Eric Evans
If you are looking for a local baseball organization that is high class, check out the Des Moines Peak Prospects! From the high school ranks to the collegiate levels, a lot of high caliber talent on the field spearheaded by coach Eric Evans. The 2020 seasons have been impacted by COVID-19 but the Collegiate Summer League  has moved on and fans were treated to the games being played at Principal Park.  Join our conversation about the history of the organization and what things have been like amid COVID-19 and more! Catch the season finale doubleheader on Saturday, August 8 inside the confines of Principal Park. 
27:44
August 7, 2020
The Futures....Games
Rob Allison of Prep Baseball Report Iowa joins the show to chat the upcoming PBR Futures Games August 1-3. We'll chat which Iowa based stars will be showcased on the national stage and more! Check it out today!
52:55
July 26, 2020
Cole McDonald on the cancellation of the 2020 MiLB season
Former University of Iowa pitching star Cole McDonald, now a member of the Huston Astros organization, stops by to chat the abrupt cancellation of the 2020 MiLB season, how it impacts him, his plans, and more!
25:30
July 6, 2020
An All-American Conversation with Peyton Williams
Peyton Williams became the first freshman since 2017 to earn collegiate All-American status as a freshman. We sat down to chat with him on earning the honor and the craziness that was the 2020 season. 
22:51
June 18, 2020
Iowans in the MLB Draft, the high school season and more with Rob Allison of PBR-Iowa
Rob Allison of Prep Baseball Report Iowa joins the show as we chat which Iowa-based baseball stars could end up in the 2020 MLB draft and what will the Iowa high school baseball season look like this year? 
47:32
June 10, 2020
A logistical look into the 2020 MLB Draft
Wayne McDonnell Jr. of Forbes Sports Money stops by to chat the logistical and practical sides of a shortened 2020 MLB Draft. From things you didn't know to things you may not have thought of, Wayne McDonnell breaks it all down right here!
38:27
June 4, 2020
The Sandlot Movie Conversation Part 2
The Sandlot conversation Part 2:  Why the 1960's? What was the song originally selected instead of Wipeout? What's the funniest scene? What are the dirty details behind the carnival ride scene? We break down things you might not have know from the iconic film with creator David Mickey Evans!
43:18
May 15, 2020