Ep. 15: Executive Access - Dodgers President, Baseball Operations Andrew FriedmanExecutive Access add
On Executive Access podcast, MLB.com's Mark Feinsand chats with Dodgers president of baseball operations Andrew Friedman about transitioning from finance to baseball, the unique challenges of working in one of baseball's biggest markets and whether he's gotten over Game 7 of last year's World Series.
Ep. 14: Executive Access - How does a team prepare for the MLB Draft?Executive Access add
On the Executive Access podcast, MLB.com's Mark Feinsand is joined by former Mets GM Jim Duquette and MLB Pipeline's Jonathan Mayo to help understand how a team narrows down their Draft board as well as how much a team's current Major League roster dictates its strategy.
Ep. 13: Executive Access - A's President Dave KavalExecutive Access add
On the latest Executive Access podcast, MLB.com's Mark Feinsand sits down with A's president Dave Kaval to discuss his time in the office of the President of the United States, being classmates with Tiger Woods at Stanford and why keeping the A's in Oakland is crucial for the Bay Area as well as the success of the organization.
Ep. 12: Executive Access - Reds Vice President of Baseball Operations and GM Nick KrallExecutive Access add
MLB.com's Mark Feinsand sits down with Reds vice president of baseball operations and GM Nick Krall during Spring Training to discuss his tenure overseeing Cincinnati's pro scouting staff that acquired players like Luis Castillo and Adam Duvall, the lesson he learned when Walt Jocketty acquired Scott Rolen and much more.
Ep. 11: Executive Access - What is Super Two status and why does it matter?Executive Access add
On the Executive Access podcast, MLB.com's Mark Feinsand and Jim Duquette explore the meaning of the term Super Two status and the process that a GM uses to determine when to bring a touted young player to the big leagues, including the player's MLB readiness and the team's roster needs, and much more.
Ep. 10: Executive Access - Brewers Vice President and Assistant General Manager, Matt ArnoldExecutive Access add
On the Executive Access podcast, MLB.com's Mark Feinsand chats with Brewers assistant general manager Matt Arnold to discuss his career, the analytics vs. scouting debate, his memories of Tampa Bay's famous Game 162 and much more.
Ep. 9: Executive Access - Twins Executive Vice President, Chief Baseball Officer Derek FalveyExecutive Access add
On the Executive Access podcast, Twins executive vice president and chief baseball officer Derek Falvey sits with MLB.com's Mark Feinsand to discuss his start in the Cape Cod League, memories of facing his former mentor's Blue Jays team in the 2016 ALCS and much more
Ep. 8: Executive Access - Cubs President of Baseball Operations Theo EpsteinExecutive Access add
On the Executive Access podcast, Cubs president of baseball operations Theo Epstein sits down with MLB.com's Mark Feinsand to discuss building World Series winners in both Boston and Chicago, the advice he received from New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick, Big Papi asking for a trade in 2003, how the Red Sox almost hired Joe Maddon instead of Terry Francona and much more.
Ep. 7: Executive Access - Giants Executive VP of Baseball Operations, Brian SabeanExecutive Access add
On the Executive Access podcast, Giants executive vice president Brian Sabean sits down with MLB.com's Mark Feinsand to discuss dealing with criticism, the Barry Bonds era, his successful run with manager Bruce Bochy and much more.
Ep. 6: Executive Access - White Sox Executive VP, Ken WilliamsExecutive Access add
On the Executive Access podcast, White Sox executive vice president Ken Williams joins Mark Feinsand to discuss how he ultimately chose baseball over football, his transition to the front office and his experience building the White Sox championship team in 2005.
Ep. 5: Executive Access - Orioles VP, Baseball Operations Brady AndersonExecutive Access add
On the Executive Access podcast, former Orioles legend and current VP of baseball operations Brady Anderson joins Mark Feinsand to discuss the transition from an All-Star baseball career to the front office and why he still likes to stand in the batter's box against Major League pitchers.
Ep. 4: Executive Access - Blue Jays VP of Baseball Operations Ben CheringtonExecutive Access add
On the Executive Access podcast, Blue Jays VP of baseball operations Ben Cherington joins Mark Feinsand to discuss the opportunity to work with Toronto and his career path as a front office executive in Major League Baseball.
Ep. 3: Executive Access - Cardinals GM Michael GirschExecutive Access add
MLB.com's Mark Feinsand sits down with Cardinals vice president and general manager Michael Girsch to discuss his business background, why fans think they can run Major League teams better than those that actually do, how the Albert Pujols free-agent negotiations literally made him sick to his stomach and much, much more.
Ep. 2: Executive Access - Braves GM Alex AnthopoulosExecutive Access add
MLB.com's Mark Feinsand sits down with Braves executive vice president and general manager Alex Anthopoulos to discuss growing up in Montreal, starting his career opening fan mail for the Expos and his ascent through the Blue Jays' organization. Then they talk about some free-agent recruiting techniques, his Olympic experience with the Greeks and much more.
Ep. 1: Executive Access - Marlins CEO Derek JeterExecutive Access add
MLB.com's Mark Feinsand sits down with Marlins CEO Derek Jeter to discuss the future Hall of Famer's path to becoming a part owner of a team, why he chose to embark on this next phase of his career and much, much more.
Teaser: Executive AccessExecutive Access add
MLB.com's Mark Feinsand discusses launching a new podcast in 2018 called Executive Access where he will sit down with front-office personnel from around Major League Baseball to provide a unique look at the men and women charged with putting together the teams that we all root for on the field.