In the Cage by Platecrate

by Platecrate LLC

Do you want to hit like the pros do? Hosted by Josh Band (founder of Plate Crate), we're gathering advice from top tier hitting professionals around the globe that will help you to increase your average, power, and most importantly, swag. 

Podcast episodes

  • Season 3

  • S03 E04 - Cameron Ginger: Beyond the Swing

    S03 E04 - Cameron Ginger: Beyond the Swing

    On this episode of Spotlight, Josh sits down with Cameron Ginger, founder of Propel Hitting. Cameron details some of the very first things he does when he first meets a player, how he communicates with them, and how he educates th...

    Jun 28 2021
    Jun 28 2021
    43:03
  • S03 E03 - Allison Honkofsky and Taber Klinglesmith: Top Tier Coaching Practices

    S03 E03 - Allison Honkofsky and Taber Klinglesmith: Top Tier Coaching Practices

    On this episode of Spotlight, Josh sits down with Allison Honkofsky and Taber Klinglesmith to talk about their past softball and baseball careers, their coaching styles, and their opinions on the recent technological advancements ...

    Jun 14 2021
    Jun 14 2021
    42:02
  • S03 E02 - Chris Vasami- Make Your Non- Negotiables

    S03 E02 - Chris Vasami- Make Your Non- Negotiables

    On this episode, hitting coach Chris Vasami opens up about how his personal battles have shaped his coaching techniques, and having the unique understanding of when its time to push a kid to work harder, or to take a minute and ta...

    May 31 2021
    May 31 2021
    38:27
  • S03 E01 - Matt Lopes: The Science Behind Hitting

    S03 E01 - Matt Lopes: The Science Behind Hitting

    On this episode of Spotlight, Josh sits down to interview Matt Lopes, of Matt Lopes Hitting! Matt details the highs and lows of his personal baseball career, how he got into coaching, and how he has drastically changed his coachin...

    May 17 2021
    May 17 2021
    52:55
  • Season 2

  • S02 E08 - Bat Club USA: Making Baseball Accessible

    S02 E08 - Bat Club USA: Making Baseball Accessible

    Bat Club USA founder Erik Rico explains that today’s game is getting more and more expensive- whether that be league fees, tournament travel, equipment prices- specifically bats- it all adds up. Unfortunately, this limits some kid...

    Apr 26 2021
    Apr 26 2021
    29:59