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!

THE NatsGM Show #101 – Guest Emily Waldon

THE NatsGM Show #101 has dropped like a bowling ball in the ocean and we are proud to welcome from 2080Baseball.com, Emily Waldon!

Our conversation begins by talking prospects playing in the midwest, specifically Toronto’s Vladimir Guerrero Jr. & Bo Bichette, and Detroit’s Matt Manning, Beau Burrows and Kyle Funkhouser.  Somehow we transition and I get Emily’s thoughts on being a female in the baseball “industry”, her experiences both positive and negative and her advice for those aspiring to work in baseball.  Finally, we play an exciting rendition of the Lightning Round and speculate on Anthony Gose as a pitcher.

Thank you to Emily for being such a terrific guest and to you for downloading.  If you like the show, please consider Rating and Reviewing the show on iTunes.  Thanks for listening!

THE NatsGM Show #100 – Special Guest Jim Callis

To celebrate & commemorate our 100th episode, we are proud to welcome the guest from our 1st episode, Senior Writer for MLB.com and MLBPipeline.com, Jim Callis!

Only one week from the 2017 MLB Draft, Jim gives us a full education of this year’s crop, beginning with the strengths and weaknesses of the class.  Next Jim describes several of the top names available, specifically Hunter Greene, Kyle Wright, MacKenzie Gore and Brendan McKay.  Then I ask him about several of the top local prospects this year at the University of Maryland and UVA, plus J.B. Bukauskas from local Stone Bridge.  Finally Jim participates in the Lightning Round and predicts the 1st overall pick in 2018.

Special thank you to Jim for clearing time a week prior to the MLB Draft, and to you for downloading!