THE NatsGM Show #119 – Guest Alex Jacobs

After some technical difficulties, THE NatsGM Show has returned with Episode #119 and we are proud to welcome Special Assignment Scout for the Arizona Diamondbacks & Director Player Personnel for Team Israel, Alex Jacobs!

On this episode Alex and I begin by discussing his early career working three separate baseball internships and how he secured a position with the Houston Astros.  Next Alex describes his tenure with the Astros, attending scout school, and his mixed emotions watching Houston win the 2017 World Series.  Then our conversation turns to his work with Team Israel in the World Baseball Classic, the process of assembling the team and his emotions watching their underdog victories against South Korea and Chinese Taipei.  Finally Alex talks about his new position with Arizona and his upcoming plans for 2018.

Thanks to Alex for graciously joining the show and to you for downloading – Follow the show on Twitter @Nats_GM!

THE NatsGM Show Special – Guest Keith Lee

This week, on a very special episode, we are proud to welcome Evolve Wrestling superstar and one of the top free agents in professional wrestling, Limitless Keith Lee!

Our conversation begins by discussing Keith’s early life, playing football and attending Texas A&M, transitioning into wrestling and working the Texas Independent scene.  Next we chat about his move to Beyond Wrestling, working in Ring of Honor and developing a tag-team The Pretty Boy Killers with Shane Taylor.  Then Keith shares his thoughts on his match with Chris Hero at Evolve 76, his rivalry with Donovan Dijak & stealing Wrestlemania weekend.  Finally, Keith reflects on his goals for 2017 and plays “Rapid Fire“!

Thank you to Keith for sharing his time and joining the show – And thank you for downloading!

THE NatsGM Show #94 – Guest Southern Maryland Blue Crabs Manager John Harris

THE NatsGM Show has dropped our 94th Episode and we are proud to welcome the Manager of the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs, John Harris!

Our interview begins with John describing the differences between Independent baseball and Affiliated baseball, along with the additional responsibilities a manager has at this level.  Next John talks about the some of the top players signed to the 2017 Blue Crabs roster and mentions their top competition in the Atlantic League.  Finally John talks a bit about bullpen management and his thoughts on the importance of a closer.

Thank you to John for joining the show and providing a unique insight as a manager in Independent baseball.  Also, a big thank you to my producer Josh Owens and the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs for coordinating this interview.  Please consider Rating & Reviewing the show on iTunes and thanks for downloading.

THE NatsGM Show #91 – Special Guest Nick J. Faleris

THE NatsGM Show returns with Episode #91 and we are proud to welcome back one of our favorite guests, Nick J. Faleris from

This week Nick and I heavily dissect the Washington Nationals farm system.  Our conversation begins by discussing the Adam Eaton trade and specifically the prospects lost to the White Sox.  Next Nick shares his thoughts on the top picks from the 2016 Draft, namely Carter Kieboom, Sheldon Neuse, Jesus Luzardo and Nick Banks.  Then we change course and discuss Washington’s top prospects Victor Robles, Juan Soto, Wilmer Difo and Erick Fedde.  Finally, I completely change course to ask Nick his “elevator pitch” of the top prospects in this upcoming June draft.

I want to thank Nick for graciously joining us and providing his evaluations on the Nationals’ system.  Thanks for listening!