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The Podcast About Division III Baseball

May 16, 2019

Welcome to Episode 47 of The Podcast About Division III Baseball. This is the fifth of eight regional preview podcasts in which we break down two regionals paired up for a super regional. This episode focuses on the UW-Whitewater and Concordia-Chicago regionals. Topics include:

  • UW-Whitewater regional
    • 1. Webster (at 1:01)
      • The Gorloks won't be hosting unlike the last few years, but a strong defense and excellent pitching staff earned them the 1-seed
    • 4. Bethany Lutheran (at 6:20) 
      • This squad has the highest team ERA of any team in the postseason -- luckily, they absolutely mash too
    • 2. UW-Whitewater (at 9:57)
      • Another supremely talented Warhawks team will look to have a better regional showing than the disappointing performance in 2018
    • 3. North Central (Ill.) (at 15:11)
      • The CCIW champs are one of the more experienced 3-seeds in the whole tournament
  • Concordia-Chicago regional
    • 1. Concordia-Chicago (at 18:10)
      • The Cougars have stars up and down the lineup, but one of them might just the National Player of the Year
    • 4. Buena Vista (at 23:10)
      • Fresh off an ARC title, the Beavers will look to upset the powerhouse hosts CUC
    • 2. Baldwin Wallace (at 26:00)
      • Possibly the last team in at-large, the Yellow Jackets and their strong pitching staff will be heading out of region to try and make a postseason run
    • 3. St. John's (at 29:20)
      • The Johnnies took care of business in the MIAC this year and bring a balanced attack to the CUC regional
  • Our picks to win the two regionals

...then we say goodbye. Thanks for listening!

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