EP 79: Back to the Minors with East Ridge Baseball Head Coach Brian Sprout

On the latest episode of the pod, the podcast crew welcome in guest Brian Sprout, the head coach of the No. 2 ranked East Ridge Raptors to talk about one of the hottest baseball teams in Minnesota!

Before their conversation with Coach Sprout, Matt & Bill first discuss some news & notes from the prep landscape, including the doing away of the Gold-Maroon system in 6A football next year, a recent Division 1 committment from a local standout, and some key results from boys lacrosse in the past week.

The interview with Brian Sprout begins at (26:38): Topics include the Raptors’ collection of future Division 1 talent, the East Metro’s strong baseball tradition, and some of Sprout’s experiences playing in the minor leagues, including stints with the St. Paul Saints and drawing a walk against Hall-of-Famer Pedro Martinez.

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