Interview with Chicago Cubs Senior VP Jason McLeod

Chicago Cubs Senior Vice President, Scouting/Player Development Jason McLeod recently joined Tennessee Smokies radio broadcaster Mick Gillispie (@BroadcasterMick) for an exclusive on-air conversation at Smokies Park. During the course of the in-game interview, McLeod spoke at length about prospects Kris Bryant, Javier Baez, Jorge Soler, Albert Almora and others. Gillispie and McLeod also covered the signing of Manny Ramirez and his assignment to Triple-A Iowa.

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Author:Greg Young

Greg Young brings five years of Minor League Baseball experience to the Smokies Radio Network, having previously served with the High-A Modesto Nuts of the California League. He began with the Nuts as a Broadcast Assistant in 2007 before being promoted as the team's new Director of Broadcasting the following year, a position he held through the 2011 campaign. During his time with Modesto, Young also worked at KESP AM-790 as a Sports Anchor. Over the years he has worked as a broadcaster for Comcast Hometown Network and their coverage of the San Jose Giants (High-A, California League) and Fresno Grizzlies (Triple-A, Pacific Coast League), in addition to high school football and basketball. Young began his broadcasting career with the Major Indoor Soccer League's California Cougars in 2006 and was the club's inaugural broadcaster before being promoted to Director of Media Relations and Broadcasting the next year. Young is a 2005 graduate of Sacramento State University, earning a Communications degree with an emphasis in Digital Media. During his senior year, Young was Sports Director for the university's student-run radio radio station KSSU, and also did play-by-play for the school's baseball, football and basketball teams while attending Sacramento State.

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    […] to burst into the majors as soon as next season.  Listening to a smart guy like Jason McLeod talk about the system should help you get excited […]

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