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Whittling field of draftees an epic undertaking

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How do MLB teams narrow thousands of amateur baseball players spread across an entire country down to a Draft board of potential stars?

How do roster needs and Major League readiness weigh against peak potential as clubs make their selections?

How do MLB teams narrow thousands of amateur baseball players spread across an entire country down to a Draft board of potential stars?

How do roster needs and Major League readiness weigh against peak potential as clubs make their selections?

• Draft: Mon-Wed on MLB.com, MLB Network | Top 200 prospects

And how does the MLB Pipeline crew painstakingly compile its mock Drafts every year?

MLB.com's Mark Feinsand is joined by former Mets general manager Jim Duquette and MLB Pipeline's Jonathan Mayo to answer all of those questions and more on a special MLB Draft edition of the Executive Access podcast.

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 Tuesdays. Download, subscribe and help others find the show by leaving a rating and review on iTunes or your favorite platform.

Download, subscribe and help others find the show by leaving a rating and review on iTunes or your favorite platform.