Episode 19: Livin' in Beverly Hills with Astros OF prospect Marty Costes
Woodpeckers Baseball Podcast
On the penultimate episode of the season, Matt is joined by Marty Costes, an Astros outfield prospect who was a key contributor in the Woodpeckers' 2019 playoff run. Among other topics, the Baltimore native chats with Matt about his passion for music production, how he became connected to the Fayetteville community last year (8:04), juggling three different sports before receiving a baseball offer from the University of Maryland (16:20), and the role his father played in keeping him engaged in the game when he didn't have a lot of peers pursuing careers in baseball (18:14). The former All-Big Ten standout with the Terps (#BigTenPod) also discusses being drafted twice by the Astros (19:48), playing with a future pro ball teammate in the Cape Cod League (22:15), the impact the Astros' player development machine has had on his career (27:03), and how last year's postseason run helped him bounce back from an injury to end the season on a high note (29:48). Peck that five-star rating! 4:40- Interview with Astros prospect Marty Costes 42:42- Woodpeckers Virtual Season Wrap-up
On this edition of the MBN Podcast, Jake Eisenberg and Justin Gallanty break down the series sweep against Rutgers and Justin's sunburn. Plus, what was Jake doing with his time off? Also, a chat with Maryland OF Marty Costes (16:08) and a preview of Maryland's upcoming game against Richmond and weekend series at Nebraska.