LSU senior pitcher Matthew Beck joins Matt to talk his experiences with coronavirus’ impact on LSU Baseball. What was Beck’s reaction when the season was canceled?
“Initially I guess my reaction was like everyone else. I was kind of mad. I felt like we got cheated,” Beck said. “As time went on I respected the decision a little more. I still don’t like it.”
Beck talks baseball nicknames, what happened to his long hair and more before getting back to the serious topic of eligibility.
So what is the situation with Beck’s eligibility?
“The latest that I’ve heard is that there is a vote and everybody is kind of split,” Beck said. “So really I don’t know what is going to happen.”
Hypothetically, if granted another year, would Beck come back to LSU?
“Well to be honest with you I wasn’t really planning on going to LSU for a fifth year. I would have to get a masters and things like that,” Beck said. “Now if they cover it with a scholarship, then it’s a no doubt yes.”
What is the feeling in the locker room surrounding the possibility of the MLB Draft being canceled?
“It’s kind of the same all the way around,” Beck said. “We just don’t know. Obviously the highly touted juniors and seniors who are draft eligible would have to come back to school.”
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