Starting this month, Pirates Prospects will be introducing a new feature to the site called "The View From the Booth".  On the fourth Monday of every month, we will interview a different broadcaster from one of the minor league affiliates, getting their opinion on how the team they follow looks, as well as some insight on that level of the system.  With the 2011 draft recently taking place, and new players entering the system, it was only appropriate that we started off with Joe Putnam in State College, as most players from the draft start off with the Spikes.

Joe is the Media Relations Manager and a radio broadcaster for the Spikes, a position he has held since 2008.  In 2007, he worked with the Auburn Doubledays as the assistant director of broadcasting and media relations, and covere...

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