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The Podcast About Division III Baseball

May 14, 2019

Welcome to Episode 45 of The Podcast About Division III Baseball. This is the third of eight regional preview podcasts in which we break down two regionals paired up for a super regional. This episode focuses on the Chapman and Texas Lutheran regionals. Topics include:

  • Chapman regional (best-of-5)
    • 1. Chapman (at 0:50)
      • The offense is mildly underwhelming -- fortunately, the pitching staff is ridiculously amazing
    • 2. Whitman (at 5:31)
      • The Blues won the NWC for the first time in decades -- now they'll take on one of the best teams in the country
  • Texas Lutheran regional
    • 1. Trinity (Texas) (at 9:00)
      • The Tigers are back in the postseason where they belong -- now it's time to perform like the elite team they are
    • 4. Franklin (at 11:57)
      • Flying down to Texas is a tough assignment for the Grizzlies, but they might just have the offense to compete with anyone
    • 2. Texas Lutheran (at 14:21)
      • The 2018 national runner-ups will be hosting, and will surely be eager to perform well -- especially with their conference rival Trinity coming to town
    • 3. Concordia (Texas) (at 17:22)
      • The Tornados have two aces and a stellar offense, and just might have the recipe to win this regional as a three-seed 
  • Our picks to win the two regionals

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

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