Baseball Central @ Noon - September 6th - Friday
On the final episode of the season, Sam Cosentino & Dirk Hayhurst are joined by Blue Jays Manager John Gibbons and Right Fielder, Jose Bautista.
Baseball Central @ Noon - September 5th - Thursday
Sam Cosentino & Dirk Hayhurst are joined by National Baseball Editor for SB Nation, Rob Neyer.
Baseball Central @ Noon - September 4 - Wednesday
Former Blue Jay and current Arizona Diamondback second baseman Aaron Hill on playing second base and recovering from injury.
Baseball Central @ Noon - September 3 - Tuesday
Sam Cosentino & Dirk Hayhurst break down the Blue Jays win in Arizona before being joined by Blue Jays Roving Catcher Instructor Sal Fasano.
Baseball Central @ Noon - September 2 - Monday
Happy Labour day! Sam and Dirk are back, had a heated discussion about how we handle Ricky Romero, and talked to USA TODAY Sports Major League Baseball columnist Bob Nightengale plus more!
Sabermetricians may hate the idea, but momentum exists and it’s a factor in the MLB post-season. It may even swing a series or two, just like it did last year.
Winning in the MLB post-season comes down not only to how a team handles pressure, but how much pressure that team is dealing with in the first place.
R.A. Dickey may not be putting up Cy Young-calibre numbers for the Jays, but when you look closer at the stats and consider the team he’s playing for, he’s definitely been worth his $5-million salary.
Ricky Romero is set to re-join the Blue Jays, but as Dirk Hayhurst explains, the left-hander doesn’t have a clear role on the 2013 team, and success in September will only tell the Blue Jays so much.
Ricky Romero has been a below-average starter in triple-A this season and, based purely on the numbers he’s put up in Buffalo, has not done enough to warrant a return to the majors.
Hall of Famer Tom Seaver recently expressed his views that today’s MLB pitchers are “babied,” but with advancements in modern medicine it’s not as simple as that.