Episode 18: Get to Know Ryan Jeffers
Image courtesy of Seth Stohs, Twins DailyFirst of all, we should wish a very Happy 23rd Birthday to Ryan Jeffers! In honor of his birthday, I thought it would be fun to catch up with the Twins catching prospect.
When the Twins used their second round pick on him two years ago, he was known solely for his hitting. However, less than two years later, his defense has improved so much that Baseball America said he was the organization's best defensive prospect.
While many of my podcasts have fun closer to an hour, this one is just about 25 minutes. In it, you will hear from Jeffers about his draft experience. We talk to him about his first big league spring training, his experiences and then the unprecedented, abrupt end to spring training. We talked about how he uses available technology to better himself as a player.
Enjoy the conversation, and then discuss what parts jumped out as interesting to you!
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Episode 3: Get to know Royce Lewis, AJ Achter
Episode 4: Get to know Devin Smeltzer
Episode 5: Get to know Jaylin Davis, Tyler Wells
Episode 6: Get to know: Travis Blankenhorn, LaMonte Wade
Episode 7: Get to know: Matt Wallner (and Ten Minutes with Tyler Wells)
Episode 8: Get to know: Caleb Hamilton, Austin Schulfer, Nick Anderson
Episode 9: Get to know: Andy Young, Billy Boyer (and Ten Minutes with Tyler)
Episode 10: Get to know: Wesley Wright (Twins Pro Scout)
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Episode 12: Get to know: Marshall Kelner(Mighty Mussels broadcaster)
Episode 13: Get to know: Dick Bremer (Twins broadcaster, author)
Episode 14: Get to know: Anthony Slama (former Twins pitcher, entrepreneur)
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Episode 16: Get to Know the 1970s Twins (with Patrick Reusse)
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