Michael Mertz, was drafted in the 14th round by the Miami Marlins. As an undersized youth athlete he started his collegiate baseball career in Juco until he was able to play for Oklahoma State in the College World Series. Sammy and Michael discuss how his injury transformed him as a player as well as what […]
Xan Barksdale is a coach with Team USA, a former professional catcher, who spent 5 years as catching coach at the University of Louisville and 4 years at East Tennessee State University. However, he is most notably recognized for the development of Catching-101.com, his best selling book Catching-101: The Complete Guide for Baseball Catchers, and […]
Chris Colabello, author of Be A Hitter: untold secrets from the clubhouse abut becoming the best hitter you can be, played 7 years of independent professional baseball before signing with the Minnesota Twins. Chris went on to play for the Toronto Blue Jays, and Cleveland Indians. His father, Lou, played baseball in Italy for seven […]
Andrew McKirahan, a LHP, was drafted by the Chicago Cubs in 2011. He played in the Marlins, Braves, and Reds organizations. He is currently finishing his degree in Kinesiology at the University of Texas Austin.
Oscar Rodriquez, is currently a Senior Account Manager for the Round Rock Express, the AAA affiliate of the Houston Astros. He also coaches the 12u select team for the Express, runs many of their camps and acts as an interpreter for several of their latin players. A former collegiate player who competed with Bryce Harper […]