In this week’s episode we recap the first week and change of regular season baseball, including the Toronto Nomads and their strange perch atop the LL East (1:21) … Can-Am College World Series wrapped up finally giving us the 2018 champions, the Grand Canyon College Spirits, plus we announce the major award winners (30:27) … The 2018 draft order is explained and we give you the first four picks as the draft gets underway (34:10) … Our new feature StatsPlus goes live, we run down the intro the major features and sabermetrics offered, plus we discuss the Slack changes and note a recently available team (45:37)
The first six games are done. We recap the opening series games (0:56) with special attention to the great pitching on Day 1 of the season. The second series of the schedule is halfway done, we recap what happened so far (36:12), and finish off with a round up of injury and other news items, and the CANAM college playoff finals so far (44:12).
The second season of the Can-Am College League has entered the playoffs, using their new best-of-seven format and no designated-hitter rule for the first time.
Among the match-ups are some of the new teams added for the 2018 season, but conspicuously absent are last year’s champions, Freeport University, which left the league, and the 2017 runner-up, Assiniboine University, which failed to qualify. Continue reading “Playoffs Start for CAN-AM’s 2nd Season”