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The Podcast About Division III Baseball

May 16, 2019

Welcome to Episode 48 of The Podcast About Division III Baseball. This is the sixth of eight regional preview podcasts in which we break down two regionals paired up for a super regional. This episode focuses on the Wooster and Adrian regionals. Topics include:

  • Wooster regional
    • 1. Wooster (at 0:50)
      • The Fighting Scots are looking to send head coach Tim Pettorini out with another strong postseason run
    • 4. Rochester (at 5:10)
      • The Liberty League champs have tested themselves this season with some strong out-of-conference competition; now they'll go out of region and try to surprise their Mideast opponents
    • 2. Case Western (at 7:47)
      • The Spartans will hardly be afraid of the 1-seed Wooster, and are sure to compete well despite a historically-low win total in the regular season
    • 3. Otterbein (at 11:30)
      • The OAC champs got hot at the right time and will try to carry that momentum into the regional
  • Adrian regional
    • 1. Denison (at 14:37)
      • The Big Red won their first-ever NCAC title but are far from a Cinderella story -- these guys are really good
    • 4. La Roche (at 17:30)
      • Pretty clearly the best 4-seed in the tournament, the Redhawks are no stranger to performing on the postseason stage
    • 2. Heidelberg (at 21:00)
      • The Student Princes are back in the postseason and boast one of the deeper lineups in the country
    • 3. Adrian (at 23:39)
      • The lowest-seeded host in the tournament, the Bulldogs are still one of the most talented teams in the region
  • Our picks to win the two regionals

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

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