THE NatsGM Show #105 – Guest Pete Kerzel

THE NatsGM Show Episode #105 is now available and we proudly welcome from MASNSports.com, Pete Kerzel!

Our conversation begins with Pete and I reflecting on the first half of the season for the Washington Nationals and the outstanding current seasons from Ryan Zimmerman, Daniel Murphy and Max Scherzer.  Next we turn our attention to some weaknesses on  this roster, specifically the bullpen and the back of the rotation, plus we look ahead to the MLB trade deadline.  Finally we play a quick game of “Rapid Fire” where Pete shares his favorite National player to interview and his favorite memory with the franchise.

Thank you to Pete for joining me.  Please consider Rating, Reviewing & Subscribing to THE NatsGM Show on iTunes – Thanks for listening!

THE NatsGM Show #104 – Guest Driveline Baseball’s Kyle Boddy

THE NatsGM Show #104 is now ready to download and we are proud to welcome the Founder of Driveline Baseball, Kyle Boddy!

Our interview begins with Kyle discussing his early career, opening up Driveline Baseball and discovering the positive effects of underweight and overweight baseballs in increasing velocity.  Next we hear his thoughts on the epidemic of Tommy John surgeries in baseball and his advice to protect young arms while developing their skills.  Finally Kyle talks about the future of pitching velocity and if we have reached the upper limits of the human anatomy.

Thanks to Kyle for joining us.  Please consider Rating, Reviewing & Subscribing to the show on Apple Podcasts – thanks for listening!

THE NatsGM Show #103 – Guest Bennett Brauer

THE NatsGM Show Episode #103 is now available and we are proud to welcome author at BP Toronto & former minor league executive, Bennett Brauer!

This week’s episode focuses on the business side of minor league baseball, as Bennett describes the differences between a major and minor league general manager and the relationship between the team and the parent organization.  Then our conversation shifts and he describes the importance of promotional items to minor league teams, and what a typical day is for someone working in a general manager capacity.  Finally Bennett gives some advice to those who might want to work in baseball and we play a game of “Rapid Fire”.

Thank you to Bennett for joining me this holiday week and to you for downloading!

THE NatsGM Show #102 – Guest Dr. Dan Brooks

THE NatsGM Show #102 is now available and we are proud to welcome back to the show founder of BrooksBaseball.net & Co-Founder of SaberSeminar, Dr. Dan Brooks!

This week Dan returns to the show to update us on SaberSeminar 2017, the seventh installment of this wonderful 2-day charitable baseball conference in Boston.  Dan discusses the history of SaberSeminar, how it developed and how it has evolved from year one to year seven.  Finally Dan talks about the impressive list of speakers for this year’s event, Ben Cherington’s appearance two years ago and some of his favorite presentations and abstracts from past events.

Thank you to Dan for making some time to chat and to you, the listener, for downloading!