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Pujols negotiations among topics discussed on Executive Access podcast
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On this week's episode of the Executive Access podcast, Cardinals GM Michael Girsch looks back at the decision to leave his business career to pursue his dream of working in Major League Baseball. Girsch, who was named as St. Louis' GM last summer, discusses his ascent through the organization, why fans think they can run Major League teams better than those who actually do and why the Albert Pujols free agent negotiations literally made him sick to his stomach.

On this week's episode of the Executive Access podcast, Cardinals GM Michael Girsch looks back at the decision to leave his business career to pursue his dream of working in Major League Baseball. Girsch, who was named as St. Louis' GM last summer, discusses his ascent through the organization, why fans think they can run Major League teams better than those who actually do and why the Albert Pujols free agent negotiations literally made him sick to his stomach.

On Executive Access, MLB.com executive reporter Mark Feinsand provides a unique look at the people building Major League teams by engaging in candid interviews with front-office personnel from around MLB. Each week, you'll find out how they broke into the game, why they do what they do and how they envision the future of baseball. Look out for new episodes on Mondays. Download, subscribe and help others find the show by leaving a rating and review on iTunes or your favorite platform.

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