Governor’s Academy coach James Crampin joined The Base Path Podcast to discuss the recent news that the ISL will not be hosting a postseason tournament, along with his thoughts on the upcoming season and the baseball landscape in New England.
Cramphin has been outspoken about his desire to bring a postseason tournament to the 16-team ISL, and he explained that position on the pod.
“I’m sure if you polled the league, you would get an almost unanimous decision there,” Cramphin said. “The kids want to be in a playoff format. I don’t think anybody would argue (that we should decide the champion based on) the best record at the end of the year. And that can lead to co champions and tri-champions. It’s a little anticlimactic to have that (conclusion).
“It’s just less exciting and less of a chance to showcase the kids’ talents as well. So, you’d always rather be on the same field as the team that you’re trying to beat for top dog. So, there’s a little disappointment there.”