Visiting GSU Day 2

Playing baseball at the collegiate level , especially division 1, requires a lot of administrative planning.  Monday mornings Coach Frady´s assistants update the stats for their own team, teams in their conference and teams that are coming up in the schedule. Also the assistants need to plan their recruiting trips to local high school and Junior Colleges. Calls are made, scouting reports requested from other coaches to get insight on the upcoming opponents. Nick Hogan, Director of Baseball Operations for GSU Baseball, is finalizing planning for spring break trip to Brighthouse Invitational.

I got the chance to sit in the meeting when coaches discuss the weekend series: Which player stood out, who´s going good, who´s struggling?

Visiting Georgia State University Post 1

Got to Atlanta late Saturday night without problems. Sunday the GSU team played the finale of a three game series against Austin Peay, a team from Tennesse. The teams had split the first two games, so the winner could take the series.

I got to the clubhouse a good 4 hours before the game. Meeting all the coaches and being outfitted in Panther-blue, their pitching coach Jason Arnold and me hit the field a little after 9:30 am. Yesterday´s starter hat already gotten in a 25-minute run and would be worked hard in terms of conditioning his legs. I´ll try to explain the routine in a later post.

At 10 am all the pitchers came