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Pitching to Contact
63 minutes | Nov 7, 2019
As the MLB offseason is in full swing, Rich and Peyton do a short recap of the World Series, apologize to the Washington Nationals and provide predictions for the upcoming free agent class.
58 minutes | Oct 28, 2019
World Series Banter
Rich and Peyton are back to discuss the World Series following Houston's Game 5 win over the Nationals. The duo talks about the Astros' remarkable turnaround, Gerrit Cole's impending free agency, and give their predictions for the remainder of the series. So pound down an energy drink and get to listening!
61 minutes | Oct 11, 2019
Rich and Peyton are back to recap both ALDS and NLDS matchups, as well as preview the upcoming ALCS and NLDS. You don't want to miss their predictions as the record another good in the middle of the night.
69 minutes | Sep 30, 2019
Never Too Much Baseball
Rich and Peyton are back after a brief hiatus right in time for the start of the 2019 MLB Postseason. Before providing their MLB Award and Postseason predictions, the duo discusses pitch design, the necessity for objective and subjective player evaluation, the idea of having a growth mindset in baseball, and much more.
52 minutes | Jul 31, 2019
Fresh off a 14 hour nap, Danny Samet joins Rich and Peyton on a brand new MLB Trade Deadline edition episode of the Pitching to Contact podcast. The trio dives into all the possible moves that may be made as well as discuss which teams are in a good position to make a big late season push. Recap of the Marcus Stroman trade, some Trevor Bauer talk and much more. Don't miss our latest episode!
65 minutes | May 30, 2019
Pete may be missing in action, but Rich and Peyton are ready to go and are back to talk all things MLB Draft. Joined by Jason Pennini of Prospect Live, the trio discusses a strong college bat class, which includes Adley Rutschman, JJ Bleday, and Hunter Bishop. As well, hear the guys talk about some of the high upside talent on the high school level, including bats such as Corbin Carroll, Bobby Witt Jr., and Riley Greene, and pitchers like Jack Leiter and Brennan Malone. An episode you don't want to miss, get prepared for this year's MLB Draft with a brand new episode of Pitching to Contact!
49 minutes | Apr 25, 2019
Through a Different Lens
With word of Vladdy getting called up by the Jays, Rich is able to survive a demoralizing Game 7 Leafs loss as he, Pete, and Peyton welcome The Athletic's Emily Waldon onto the podcast. Together, they discuss everything from minor league prospects and minor league pay to the journalistic side of the game, as well as how Emily established herself as a trailblazer in the male-dominated world of professional baseball.
49 minutes | Apr 12, 2019
The Game is Changing: An Conversation with Kyle Boddy
Rich, Pete and Peyton are back for a whole new episode of Pitching to Contact and they are joined by the founder of Driveline Baseball, Kyle Boddy. Don't miss the eye-opening discussion about how the game of baseball is transforming on all levels and what the future holds for not only Driveline, but the game itself. Also, don't miss the advice Boddy gives to those trying to get their foot in the door and start their very own careers in baseball.
50 minutes | Feb 21, 2019
300 Million Dollars
The first domino has fallen! Manny Machado has signed with the Padres. Rich and Pete discuss the short-term outlook of the San Diego Padres and if the Machado signing means the Padres will look to use their talented farm system as trade chips. The conversation then shifts, as the duo talks about their start in baseball and what they hope to accomplish in the game.
58 minutes | Feb 14, 2019
Kelenic for GOAT
Peyton Traywick joins the pod to discuss the Evolution Metrix Top 100 prospect list with Rich and Pete. The trio discuss Jarred Kelenic, Jo Adell, Nate Pearson and plenty more of the game's most exciting prospects. Get more at evolutionmetrix.com!
38 minutes | Feb 7, 2019
A Conversation with Carter Stewart
Peyton Traywick makes his return to the podcast as former top-10 pick and projected MLB first rounder Carter Stewart joins this week's episode. A plethora of topics are covered, including the showcase circuit, Carter's curveball, his golf background, and so much more! Get more at evolutionmetrix.com!
40 minutes | Jan 31, 2019
Smoltzy Got Us Triggered
Plans get side tracked as the 2019 Hall of Fame class is announced. Rich and Pete share their thoughts on Barry Bonds and Roger Clemens, the rest of the 2019 Class as well as the old-age thinking of pitching. Between WiFi issues and heated rants, this is an episode you don't want to miss.
37 minutes | Jan 17, 2019
Danny Samet joins Rich and Pete on the latest episode and things go off the rails. Jersey Shore, Pickles, Kyler Murray, and sports are topics of conversation - in other words, an episode you cannot miss!
47 minutes | Jan 10, 2019
Beers and Bryce Harper
Rich and Pete are back from the holidays with a lot of hot takes for the new year. Listen up as the guys are talking beers, Vlady Jr, as well as free agency. Special guest Anthony Franco also joins the episode as 2019 starts off with a bang! Get more at cbscout.net!
44 minutes | Dec 20, 2018
The JuCo Circuit
Recovery from last week in Las Vegas is ongoing as Rich and Pete attempt to refocus on some MLB and JuCo Baseball. The duo then discuss Carter Stewart and Jackson Rutledge, after which the head editor of the JuCo Baseball Blog, Noah Sharp joins the guys to discuss the JuCo circuit.
45 minutes | Dec 13, 2018
What Happened Last Night
CBBSN's West Coast regional manager Jarod Bacon joins the podcast as Rich and Pete enter survival mode after a wild week at the Winter Meetings in Vegas. The trio dives into all things MLB Winter Meetings as they discuss their experiences and some of the biggest moves of the week.
43 minutes | Dec 6, 2018
Networking is Like Tinder
Egos clash as Caleb Watkins joins Rich and Pete to discuss the slew of Seattle Mariners trades, the signing of Patrick Corbin in Washington DC, as well as the MLB Winter Meetings. Some football chatter follows and Pete explains why Networking is very much like Tinder.
39 minutes | Nov 29, 2018
Trusting the Grind
CBBSN CEO Justin Volman joins Rich and Pete on this week's episode to chat about his start in baseball before transitioning into a discussion about the direction of the Collegiate Baseball Scouting Network. The episode also features a discussion about Rich's 2019 World Series pick, the Atlanta Braves, after a big day of free agency.
50 minutes | Nov 15, 2018
The long baseball offseason continues as Rich and Pete touch on free agency and the MLB awards. The two then transition into discussing what their offseason will be composed of, as Rich speaks on his grad school research while Pete opens up about his coaching background.
56 minutes | Nov 8, 2018
Defensive Player of the Year
Collegiate Baseball Scouting Network's scouting director Kurt Ascetta joins Rich and Pete on the latest episode of Pitching to Contact to talk about some prospects and Arizona Fall League action, after which the guys give their thoughts on the MLB Awards. Also, Rich offers his condolences and lights a candle for yet another lost year for the greatest baseball player in the world, Mike Trout.
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