It's the final episode of FSI Season 5 and Jay Burnham and Gregg Caserta take one last look at the Squirrels as they wrap up the 2016 season. Jay goes one last road trip for the year, heading out to Bowie, MD., home of the Bowie Baysox. Wes McElroy visits with Squirrels Vice President & COO Todd “Parney” Parnell on the FSI Field. Gregg has the latest FSI Medical Minute, featuring MEDARVA Physician’s Network hearing and vision screening programs for kids.
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With around 40 games left, Jay Burnham and Gregg Caserta discuss how the Squirrels can finish out the 2016 season with a bang. Jay visits Center Of The Universe Brewing Company for an inside look at brewing “Chin Music” - a craft beer available at the ballpark. Wes McElroy visits with Squirrels Outfielder Steven Duggar on the FSI Field for a demonstration on how to get a good lead from first base. Gregg has the latest FSI Medical Minute, featuring catcher Jeff Arnold and Dr.
Jay Burnham and Gregg Caserta discuss the recent winning streak as the Squirrels go over the 100 game mark for the 2016 season. Squirrels players team up with RAMPS (Ramp Access Made Possibly by Students) to help build wheelchair ramps in the local community. Pitcher Matt Gage joins Jay on the FSI Field to demonstrate how he holds players on base. Dr. Eugene Park talks with Gregg about the importance of staying hydrated.
Gregg Caserta takes a look at the Squirrels during the “pre” and “post” all-star breaks. Jay Burnham visits with David “The Bullet” Smith, Jr. to learn all about being a human cannonball. Wes McElroy sits down with Squirrels 1st Round Draft Pick, Infielder Chris Shaw.
The Community Idea Stations sponsored a great Father’s Day at the Diamond event that featured Curious George and The Man In The Yellow Hat, which also marked the 50th episode of Flying Squirrels Insider. Jay Burnham and Gregg Caserta discuss the ups and downs of June. Closing Pitcher Ray Black joins Gregg on the FSI field. Ray demonstrates the difference between the stretch and windup positions.
As starting pitching continues to set the tone, Jay Burnham and Gregg Caserta discuss why the Squirrels are playing a “better brand” of baseball. San Francisco Giants top prospect Infielder Christian Arroyo joins Gregg on the FSI field. Arroyo demos how to make a jumping throw to first base. Catcher Steven Lerud joins Jay for a cup of coffee. Jay visits Hadlock Field in Portland, Maine, home of the Portland Sea Dogs.
Jay Burnham and Gregg Caserta take a look at the Squirrels’ remarkable turnaround as they put the recent losing streak behind them. Relief Pitcher Jake Smith talks with Jay over a cup of coffee. Pitcher Tyler Beede joins Wes Mcelroy on the FSI studio field. Jay goes on the road to Trenton, NJ for a visit to Arm & Hammer Park, the home of the Trenton Thunder.
After 32 games into the 2016 season, Jay Burnham and Gregg Caserta take a look at the Squirrels’ progress so far. Kids from the ASK Childhood Cancer Foundation visit the park. Jay heads to the Diamond to visit with Squirrels pitcher Tyler Rogers. In the “On The Road” segment, Jay is back in Altoona, PA to discover the origins of the Altoona Curve name.
Jay Burnham and Gregg Caserta discuss the recent 7 game road trip which showed some encouraging signs for the Squirrels’ offense and pitching. Squirrels pitcher Dan Slania joins Jay on the FSI field to demo some of his pitches. In the "On The Road’ segment, Jay gives us a look at the baseball park in Altoona, PA.
Jay Burnham and Gregg Caserta discuss the unusual start to the season, particularly the 4 game series that saw the Squirrels as a road team at the Diamond. Gregg talks with new players as they adapt to new surroundings in a new market, coming fresh out of spring training. Wes McElroy heads out to the Diamond to visit with new Squirrels skipper, Miquel Ojeda.