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    It's officially spring time as of a couple of days agoand you guys know what that means a welcome to MLB the show at 18:00 andWelcome to our road to the show a seriesI'm excited about this guys, and this is always one of our biggest series every single year. I love the show you guysDo too and so we're gonna have a lot of fun with this so here. We go the journey starts nowI'm gonna go ahead and start a brand new career herecall of baseball is heard from playgrounds andBackyards come play it says learn how to catch how to throw how to hitNext thing we know we're squeezing the last bit of daylight out of the dayFor just one more swing or pitch or fly ballthis call rings on through Sandlot games youth leagues and into high school and during this time aDream is born of one day making it to the big leaguesEvery year a new crop of hopefuls eagerly awaits to hear if their name will be called on draft dayfor a select group of blue chippersExpectations will be high for the rest there can be noExpectations only hopes these are the Dark Horse'sGarnering little fanfare they'll need to find a way to demonstrate that they belong amongst the best of the bestHistory shows that a handful can defy the odds and succeed at the game's highest levelWhat does it take for one of the many to rise out of the pack and make it to the show?It takes finding an identity as a playerIt takes learning from one's successes and failures on the fieldIt takes the desire to raise the bar of our potential it takes a lot of thingsthat's why only the most dedicated and driven will get anEven fewer will see their star rise to the fullRealization of that whispering call to play from so long agoAll right that was pretty awesome. I'm not gonna lie here. We go. Let's go ahead and use current rostersSelect what region would have play for and the prospect showcase I'm gonna go withLet's go with eastWe're gonna choose our position all right. This is always an interesting choice here. I think I'm gonna go this yearPart of me wants to go outfieldBut I also really like playing shortstop to shortstops probably my favorite position to playGet just lots of varying plays you get to make double plays you get to make fly ballsYou get to do all sorts of things. I think I'm gonna go shortstop here. I think that's gonna be the most excitingMimic and MLB player we're gonna make a custom player absolutely all right here. We go guys. This is itI'm always like I don't know it's always exciting to create your characterDo everything we do it every single year, but I'm always I'm always equally excited every single year for a new series

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    And I know we've got some big changes this yearsome improvements to like the RPG aspect of it of choosing like the archetype of your player and andDevelopment it's gonna be pretty cool. All right. We're gonna go to the Gees hereThe RSLooking for the t's Trevor Trevor Trevor Trevor Trevor Trevor there it is all right Trevor last name. We're gonna. Go to the MSMarch and March and March and March and March and March March of it now though there. It is preferred numberI'm gonna go with number sevenlooks good to me secondary position umI'm not gonna put a secondary position now. What a play shortstop like I said right hand right batting birthplace is, Florida all right?What else do we have here physical appearance okay? Body's skin tone ooh? We have a lot of options hereObviously we're gonna be sticking around up in this area. Maybe a little tan, oohA lot of these are like sickly white so I think but but then this is like sunburned. You know what I meanWe've got to find a niceNice balance I thinkSomething like that all right looks good to me height and inches. I'm gonna raise this one upJust a little bit 276 so weights. I'm uh. I'm a skinny dude, so I'm gonna drop this nowI don't want to be too skinny though like I want to have some muscles body type buff fatNormal husky. I'm gonna go with buff. Well uhNormal honestly doesn't look badI'm gonna keep buffed. I'd like to be buffed next size medium small. I'm gonna say mediumLooks good to me shoulders and collarbone looks goodI don't think we really need to change that too much make the arms a little bit longerI do have long arms spine length, just gonna keep that normal hips and glutes normalI don't want to get too crazy and start looking like a weird alien or something like that. You know what I meanhead shapeInterestingI don't really like a lot of theseWhat is he doing I want to go with this one shape to forehead wrinkles not a head sighs IMean, I'm not gonna lie. I've got a pretty big headI don't want to get too crazy, but I'm gonna go with like a 15head scaleWe really want to cheat. I just feel like if I mess around with this stuff too muchWe're gonna getWe're gonna get a reallyweird-lookingWeird-looking dude all right looks good to mehairLet's get some interesting hair hereIt looks like some funThis is kind of like what I have going on right nowYou could have a fadeI don't know. Why but this food looks kind of like Lonzo ball to me does that does that make sense?I'm gonna go for some brown hair here

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    Darker brown hair looks good the color sliders are interesting. We haven't had those before we're gonna have some sideburnsSideburns facial hair do we want some facial hair?Some of these are pretty crazy. Oh you have way more options. Okay, I get it now IGot youThere are so many options here, dude. We could have a what was that one. Where was it?Backwoods. Chic ohMy goshSome of these are pretty crazy, I don't know if we're gonna be able to change these laterI kind of want to go with something funny, but I'm worried we won't be able to change itI might go with that the straight beard all right looks good to meDo we want to try to frame hairstyles yeah, we've got way better hairstyle is here spikeyFaux hawkGo with the mulletRat tail all that is just disgusted we got the Jersey Shore that doesn't look bad. I might go to swoopy topThat's kind of cool, tooWhat do you guys thinkVIPs kind of nice too, I like VIP, I like Jersey Shore andI like swoopy topLet's have a nice little fade going here alright. Looks looks good to me length stubble fullMedium yeah, I'm gonna go stubblefor nowfacial hair style - ohYou can reallyinfluenceCertain areas I'm gonna go ahead and pass on that you could have three four facial stylesThat is ridiculous all right moving on cheeks, not gonna have any blemishes no molesFreckles age Tupac Marcus you readyI'm just gonna go with normal rosy cheeks. IDon't think we need rosy cheeks, I'll leave it there fatThis is kind of buddy cheekbones we can change our cheekbonesIHave a pretty skinny face, so I'm gonna leave it about their eyeColor I'm gonna go withBluish-green do they have like a blue green yeah?This is kind of a Bluegreen in their eye bags are not gonna have any bags, or crow's feetAll looks good to me. I don't want to get too crazy with this eyebrow colorHonestly, I have some very blonde eyebrows which I know is kind of weird. They're more you can't really see them

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    So we're gonna go more on the blonde side, but it's still kind of a little bit Brown, so we're gonna. Go there looks goodKnows IFeel likeIHonestly don't know IFeel like that noses are hard man IFeel like he has a huge nose right now, but I don't want to make it too smallYou know to like nut noses just look weirdThey doDoes he look abnormal he looks pretty normal, right?BottomDoes that look likeThere we goIt just looks like he has a huge nose. All rightNose bump. That's what I want to take offThere we go that bump was just enormousNo sizeNoses are a weird thing. You don't really think about itUntil you're making a character on MLB all right that looks pretty good to memoving on earsEars look good to meMaybe a little bit smallerchaw sizeprotrusionThat looks about normalAll right cleft chin chin ball. This is there's so many options here. Do we want some pretty lips I?Don't even really see the color changing that muchThat looks good to me neck all right. We're good. We did all that I think it looks pretty goodIt's got some facial hair, which I could never personally growbatting stance creatorThink about what I used to do probably something kind of like that generic stance seven IDidn't really lean over that much though. I'm just gonna go with ten. IWas a little bit more up like this this is interesting manOkay animationsI've got a couple options here. I kind of like for catch your style. We don't really matter about that swing style

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    Honestly these all look pretty similar to meI'm good with that. Oh, we can change homerun celebrations IDon't really know what I wanted to hear lots of different optionsWho has a really good celebration I'm not even sure you have to sit here and wait too long to see itGot some generic options here. Hey, I like that that's got it coolI'll take that we're gonna do a front-flipWe throw the batYes, sir I like that style six right there all rightThere we go looks good to me music. I'm not gonna change. We're just gonna keep that stuff to fall all rightWe're looking pretty good boysIt's all on the hips here. We go six foot four 200-pound Trevor Martin starting off at a 38th overallWelcome to wrote the show your journey begins at the Bowman Scout Day event is the opportunity of mov Scouts create your individual skills accordingto your true 2080 scaleCrates along with the performance the showcase games to follow will help the scouts generate your official scouting report just David draft for the 40-roundMLB Draft some lesser-knownProspects get one last chance to make an impression at Bowman Scout DayAll right for some of you today may end up being your whole baseball careerSo bring your best and leave it all on the field here. We go guysThis is gonna be big. We're doing like skills testing like drills and stuff orWhat's the plan hereRan our 40Not looking like it went very wellHis name haven't finally been called an anxious prospect steps up for his turn to put his plate skills on displaySon good eating requires superb timing and rhythm so I suggest you take some practice cuts firstI'll be trying for power just going for contactscouts wannaSee you square up and make solid contact with lead taken out of your power to stay within yourself use the old fieldIf you happen to drive one or two deep all the better all right who?Do we want to goMost of today's Scout day participants are not considered blue chip prospectBut they all have blue chip aspirations do we want to go for power swings, or what? What do you guys think?Or do we want to just go for some good solid contact? I'm gonna try a couple of a couple

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    Of power swings here. We we might be able to go for power swings, dude. That'd be niceWe're still getting some some decent contact, so I want to knock one the distance aLittle bit late on that one. I'm gonna take a couple more hereWhoo that's looking better. Let's try to get out ahead of oneIf we can what the heck how do we miss that one that felt good?All right one more one one decent one here. I'm not noticingI'm not noticing that the power swing is really making that much of a difference so we might want to go for the contact swingJust because we're gonna be guaranteed to get more contact. You know what I mean. I want one more good one here come onThat felt goodWhoaThat's what I want to doRight there, all right here we goScouts are now evaluatingLet's not joke all right. That was goodPop up I mean we made contact right I made it to the outfield. That's not badOkayAnother one out to the outfield a nude as soon as we started evaluating. We're short a bit more powerWhoo yes sir that's a single right over the the second baseman thereWhat happened there, I think that was a line drive back at him aLittle grounder I mean, this is all good news IWent for one power swing there, let's try one more ahI mean we're hitting all these ballsThere we goReally what I there we go they liked that okay, that was that was good. We didn't have one mess up thereWe didn't have any super deep ones or out of the parks or anything like that, but we didn't have one single missedMissed opportunity there, so that was solid to follow up his efforts at the plate with a demonstration of solid defensive fundamentalsBeing evaluated for your footwork arm strength and accuracy show us you can make clean plays and deliver the ball where it needs to goHere we goAll rightWe've got practice to start things off major league level the defensive standard is near perfection thisProspect looks to deliver as clean a performance as he canThank goodness that wasn't in the evaluationBobbled the ball when we first picked it upFor the balls field you should always preload your throw to the base. Yeah, I know that I

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    Know knew all right, let's get one more in hereThere it is all right, let's start the evaluation here we go boysHill ground balls to your leftHow do you want me to get thatHow do you want me to get that you're gonna die for itGotta get it there come onYesDude our Drive stop went down so far because of those two Bs ones right in a rowCome on got it there double place. It's good to be going a secondI'm honestly a little bit upset about thatBoy I can't even control thatThere we go did he even touch the bag right there, I don't even know if he touched the bagLooked like he jumped over itThis is some ash panGet it to secondYeah, it really doesn't even look like he's feel double plays from second base. She's gonna be going to second base. We're gonna run overGot him yes, sirAnother oneI'm kind of upset are hidding went so well, and then we had those twoThose two ones fromAnd they went far left, I don't even know how to die. I think it's r22 diveI'm not sureI'm gonna fill them one of these we're gonna have to ground the ball pick it up and then tap the bag noteBeautiful workI'd say that went pretty wellOver all that when well we got a couple of really BS ones that were like right over the baggoing to center field, but we tried IThink it's our to to diveI should have been heading back sure to dry out the room this player is met by one of the scouts and attendedQuite a clinic you put on a day Trevor Wow I think they'll save a seat for me right by the draft stage

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    I'm just gonna sayThank you, who reminds him that he still got one more chance to make an impression on the big league buyersSounds good to me. Let's go ahead and continue on so the skills showcase honestly. I think was pretty wellIt wasn't perfect. We could have done better, but I think overall we showed a very very solid performance there andNow it's time to put that action to work in a gamewhile preparing for the first of two games at the tops amateur showcase aProspect is approached by a representative of the MLB Scouting BureauOkay, I'd like to get a little bit more information from you Trevor could pass on any interested big league franchisesof course anything you needWhat type of infielder do you imagine yourself becoming the wizard defensive wizard known for the range quickness and gloveStrengths is fielding and speedweaknesses powerOk good hands great hand-eye coordination ensures success at the batAnd a glove strengths fielding and contact weaknesses speed mr.Reliable solid contacts and strongarm makes this reliable option for most positions arm and contact weakness powerField generalfielding an arm weakness speedfielding in powerweakness and speedPower and arms weaknesses speedSo for shortstops suggested position they want to sin fielding in speed - power fielding in contact - speed orarm and contact - powerI'm going to say I want fielding do I want contact or do I want speed I?Want to be able to power I want to be able to powerI want to hit home run, so I'm gonna go with good hands hereSo solid defense and good contact reminds me of Steve Garvey or Corey Seager both great dodger playersThat works for meI'll add that information to your profile. Good luck today, Trev. Hope your pants workoutWe see you as an MLB shortstop one day ok. I like thatWe are gonna have to work on our speed a little bitI do like stealing bases and stuff you guys know that but I think that's a good archetype to start things offAlright, so I realize this is gonna be a little bit weird because I totally changed shirtsin the middle of this episode butEverything is fine here. We're gonna be ok guysI just I had to stop playing that last section and then when I took a showerNot back. I change clothes up to shower typically soWe're good to goAnyway guys here. We go. This is our first of toshowcase games here andThis is gonna be a huge part of where we end up in the draft, so I'm kind of excited about thisWe'll see what we can do. We've got little brown right hander is on the mound on the mound for usWhat's the word on hopefully puts in there this guy has a great mix of fastballs? Yeah, so here we go

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    We're seamer that straight that you'll got one out guy on second plays a first hunterWhich breaks away the camera is like way that angles way further out than it normally isAlso, it's kind of weird this yearI don't know if this isalwaysOr if it's a setting act will turn off or something like that or if it's just because we're in this like tutorial modeThis is kind of like a tutorial mode it like slows it down and tells me which way to runMark to catch the dog get his first opportunity, and that'll like that obviously alrightMan in scoring position on second I'm gonna. Call a four seamerWe don't have guests pitch onWhoa the change-up goes a bit ahead of that one. That's okay, though. OhOne pitch on its way. Oh, he popped me upThat's gonna drop in time. No okay here we go boysYes in game got a pick up pick up pitches a little bit better than that fastball after the changeHe had to be sitting off speed rightThat's way out of there, and he'll just waste one there one and two I have no issueBut he Clara way back in this advant here to get a guy to go fishing, but it has to be somewhat themThat's low you're not gonna get anyone to swing the bat at that pitch count even at two and twoThis should be a good pitch hereto - ohWe're at towards the left center keep going ah dang itDidn't have enough on it, but it is gonna be enough toAdvance the runner little sac-fly action alright with one gone. I'll take it that was a good hitGotta give it. Thanks again alright guy on second each one out of his first time on DoublePlay territory here. We go boysThe one two, but you guys will see what I mean it tells me which wayAre you kidding me ICan't even control that that's 100% random computer BS right therealrightDig to on we're up by three Trevor mark one out flew out in his last at-bat mark the first offering on its wayNo pulling softly down the right-field line okayA little bit behind now one, but we're gonna be fun just like practice come on nowHe's ready. Here's the o1there we go ohAll right, that's in there base hit. We areNot gonna be able to make it twoWe probably could have made it to actually now that I think about it, but that's alright. We aren't the fastest player yetWe haven't been working on our speed cellar. It's a base. It's better than say on days away ScoutsLove a guy that could get timely hits well done there. Okay aLittle single with an RV I'll take it well the lineup flips over and digging in Erik Kendrick and their runners at the corners nowIt's gonna take a little one step lead here is a wave and a Miss he struck him out strike three alright

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    Ready once again for a dolmen turn two outs oh one count again. I'm gonna take one little step for a lead Ohone here's the pitchGot a run on everything to youAway and the side is retiredWell so with the run on no errors and two men leftI mean things are going just as we would hope I guess I wish we could have had that defensive play hereWe go two outs force out at any base. Whatever is easiest probably just going to go to first baseAnd to God here in the fifthIs under it we better catch that what's gonna save you some I make me drop this. I'm gonna be real upsetOkay, I'll take itWe do have one error on the game which is unfortunateWhose team change up his sliderHe made it in there he's safe ah right, and as he steals the bag easily a little bit late on that two seamerThat was a nasty slider, I'm not gonna lie alright guys. That's just a nasty pitch right okay?I can't tell you how many nightmares I've had about nasty sliders, and that's exactly what it was right there. Oh come onHere we go we're 1 for 3 in the dayLet's get another RBI here for sinker ball two seam sliders back after striking out his last time upThat's love and he takes we got to be a little bit more careful about the pitches were swinging at that last at-bat wasCase in point of that we can do better than that one. Oh count here it isPerfect time to use show time right there, that's going to be a two RBI and doubleWe could have kept going I could have been a two RBI triple right there five now we'll take itwell coming up clutch boys withsatisfaction when it's all said and done we should have went for the tripping to show the scouts that you can blast a double andDrive, and runs at this level and sorry do it with two outs is even better shows the scouts that you have the mental toughnessTrucker mounts this is strike three and that will retire the side, so I would say overall that wasPretty good performance. I guess we're gonna get one more bat here. We're up 11 to 5 no outsMen on the corners this guy's got a whole smorgasbord of pitches east of the throw are away onIts way not I'm gonna try to predict any of those timing. What were we on now a little bit lateHit in the air down the town field lineAlright, this will wind up being a we're a little bit behind quite a few of these

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    we've got a gonna get get a little bit more ahead of it here for Ken andIt'll be smart though probably not gonna. Give us a good pitching on toOwing to count here's the pitchFastball called strike three, and there's the first I pressed to use Showtime, and it didn't use ShowtimeI guess we were out of it. That's unfortunate weird nowI was like ready for it to slow down and that was the perfect pet. I shouldn't have even triedCan't even get close to that wound off man's aboard dang it we've got two strike outsNow is good to say things were going wellWe had to strike out we had the error, but overall we were doing all right and now his first cuts hereIt's not quite as sweet, and this could be twoDouble play who say not in time as he beats it outThat's all rightWe won the gameWe got it done. We had some moments of War II these guys came awayWe had some moments that were not so great for the next two four five with threeRBIs and a double score in this ballgame. It's not badReally not it could have gone better. We probably shouldn't had that third strikeoutThat one honestly wasn't really my fault like I I went to slow it down. It. Just didn't let me slow it downso I wasn't ready to swing yet of course butWe did okay, I'm not too worried about it, but a move on to Game twoLooks like we're being scouted well aboveAlmost everything our contact is up around a 65 powers around 55 speeds at a 60 Fielding's at an 80 which is eliteArms of the 70 which is well above average okay for a newbieI'm pretty happy with those those numbers. Let's put those numbers up though. Let's see we can do hereNot quite ready for the next pitch you could call it time out as a batter by pressing downI didn't know that that's cool. All right here. We go guysWe've gotten this plate Luther Whitehead hit leave things off here in the bottom. It's going to be going to firstI'm just not quick enough to get to that man. I'm sorry so that leadoff base hit means considerable speed aboard destroyRight now with the plate running fastball slider and a Fulton change interesting unity in this oneReady with the first pitch here it comesI wanted thatWe're a little bit too far ahead of it

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    Dang it a little bit too far ahead of it againAlright we're gonna slow it down just a little bit. He likes that lower outside corner, huh?We're gonna try our best not to get in these two situations, that's just it's so hard as a batter toCome back from now. He's gonna start playing with the edgesMagus swing it something stupidLifted out towards straightaway center fieldWhitehead on the move he gets two. I mean makes the catch. We try hers down. It's good swing good contactWe just didn't have enough on it to get it out of thereWe've got to work on our strengths a little bit. I do want to be a power hitter this yearI think it'd be fun to be AaronYes, let's go, baby. We're doing making our second baseman look good out hereStriding inOne out one man on tour seemed slurred change up. We're gonna wait on that change. Don't be too far ahead of itHere comes the first pitchThat's high in the faceWe got this babyWhoo get down oh no no no no dude. Just enough as he takes it in in hiding left-center for the second outThat's it out, but Scouts will like that at that solid contact. Okay, the ball a good ride. That's good to knowDigging in once again is not all about your batting average all rightWe're gonna be turning to let's retire the side here moving to the seventh inningToGet there ohMy gosh, dude, that would have been such a nice playWe almost had it. That's all rightdigging in and looking for more Mauricio all right gonna be turning to here for can time era the one -That's what I'm talking about double playGood catch good throw easy peasy we're in there all rightWe wrote for two in the day top of the 8thWe're down by one we need to make some stuff happen here foreseen sliders Twitter changeIMight try power swing with some cumin hereIt is some show tonics of pitch did show time even said it was a ball pretty liberal strike zone there. It's Owen one okFrom the stretchAnd here's a swing and a Miss as he falls behind nothing in - how did that miss I?Want to see my timing on that those perfect timing dude show times sometimes screws me up alright here, we go oh

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    It's on the ground a second did he get his DoublePlay the second for one factor disappointingFirst game was good this gameDisappointing I mean we didn't have strikeouts we had good contact all around, but this was disappointing disappointing performance sanded offShowtime screwed me twice in a row there now the two two onThe ground ashore could this be to to second for oneAt least got the one in at first got the lead manI'm gonna have one more opportunity to field hereActually, we could have another one in the night - alright. Let's try to turn - lets make up for our lackluster batting experienceWith some good defense here. Oh, that's a double try if I've ever seen one Oh easy peasyWe've played eight fullLooks like our boys are not going to be able to get it done on offenseSo we're gonna lose this game for these pictures pitchMan Oh for three there are all good hits though. We got to give it thatNo strikeouts, that's a good thing, let's seeCan we see our stats again with nothing left to do?But await his fate this young hopeful receives a check-in from his former high school coach who's been acting as his advisorthrough the processWell done. You've done all you can do son. I'm proud of you. Just hope was enough could have done moreHow do you feel about my chances?Trevor I believed since the first Jer coached you that you got big-league potentials some smart GM is gonna see what I seeThanks for believing in me, budI'm gonna go ahead and fast-forward to our pic with theSelectWork over to Toronto boysHoly cow round twenty-seven pick 12. Yeah boy was at the bottom of the barrelbeen attracted by the Toronto Blue Jays the MLB drafts their triple-a affiliate is the Buffalo Bisons double aNew Hampshire Fisher Cats, I'm pretty sure we played for the Fisher Cats in the pastLooks like we're going to Buffalo down in lonely first two days of the MLB DraftThis players wait is finally overWe did it we could be a dick hereI'm just gonna be thankfulNow you know the minor league system good all you've got unless you're allowed to play college ball for a year insteadI'm ready for pro ball while being selected is a major milestoneNew draft e still face long odds of ever making it to the big leagues

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    We're gonna make it thoughI'm not worried about it one bitObviously we've got some stuff to work on our speed needs some work our power need some workPretty much everything needs a little bit of work, but we're gonna work on itWe're gonna make big big things happen, so hope you guys enjoy this first episodeDrop a like if you did. I'm gonna see you guysProbably tomorrow for the next episode. I don't know if I have a second one coming out todayBut definitely tomorrow if it's not today. Thank you guys so much for watching catch you all laterpeace out

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