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With Jeff Blair & Kevin Barker

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Originally aired January 14 2017
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Baseball Canada's Greg Hamilton with Mike Wilner
January 14 2017
Head Coach and Director of Baseball Canada Greg Hamilton talks to Blue Jays play-by-play man Mike Wilner about the new roster, and about some returning veterans.
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Baseball Central - October 21 - Friday
October 21 2016
It's the final Baseball Central of the season! Jeff and Kevin are joined by MLB Network's Cliff Floyd and Joey Vendetta.
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Baseball Central - October 21 - Friday
October 21 2016
It's the final Baseball Central of the season! Jeff and Kevin are joined by MLB Network's Cliff Floyd and Joey Vendetta.
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Cliff Floyd on NLCS, Blue Jays' off-season
October 21 2016
MLB Network analyst Cliff Floyd says we've seen a different Clayton Kershaw this postseason, and he expects another strong performance from the left-hander in Game 6 of the NLCS.
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Baseball Central - Ocotber 20 - Thursday
October 20 2016
Tribe eliminates the Blue Jays in 5 games in the ALCS; Putting a bow on the Jays' season with FOX Sports/MLB Network's Jon Morosi.
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Putting a bow on the 2016 Toronto Blue Jays
October 20 2016
FOX Sports' MLB insider Jon Morosi believes Jose Bautista's subpar season might mean that the Jays' $17.2 million option on the slugger may be his best bet - but isn't sure if retaining the slugger is ideal for the team.
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Baseball Central - October 19 - Wednesday
October 19 2016
Blue Jays stay alive in the ALCS; Dodgers executive Ned Colletti on the factors that has his club up 2-1 in the NLCS; Jose Bautista gives the Indians some fuel for fire with his comments about their Game 5 starter.
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Ned Colletti: Dodgers playing like their manager
October 19 2016
Dodgers' executive Ned Colletti shares his thoughts on why Dave Roberts should be the NL Manager of the Year, Clayton Kershaw's stellar postseason, the impact of young SS Corey Seager & the value of Justin Turner.
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Baseball Central - October 18 - Tuesday
October 18 2016
MLB.com columnist Richard Justice on Tribe on the verge of sweeping Jays thanks in large part to Terry Francona's bullpen management; What does John Gibbons & Co. need to do in order to extend the ALCS?
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What's fuelling the Cleveland Indians postseason run?
October 18 2016
MLB.com's Richard Justice discusses the bullpen management by Terry Francona in Game 3 of the ALCS, the scouting job done by the Indians on the Blue Jays, and the decisions ahead for Mark Shapiro.
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Andrew Miller flummoxing the Blue Jays' bats
October 17 2016
Fangraphs' Eno Sarris guests on Baseball Central to discuss Cleveland Indians' relief pitcher Andrew Miller's ability to shut down the Toronto Blue Jays in the first two games of the ALCS.
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Baseball Central - October 17 - Monday
October 17 2016
Jays rotation solid in Cleveland but team heads back to Toronto down 0-2 in ALCS thanks to inability to score; Fangraphs' Eno Sarris on Andrew Miller's ability to shut down the Jays.
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Who Are The Favourites In The LCS Series?
October 14 2016
Cliff Floyd of the MLB Network joined Baseball Central to discuss how the Dodgers were able to overcome the Nationals in Game 5 last night & shared some of the keys to the AL & NLCS match ups.
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Baseball Central - October 14 - Friday
October 14 2016
Blair and Barker get you set for Game 1 of the ALCS and recap Dodgers Nationals Game 5 with Cliff Floyd of the MLB Network
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Getting a scouting report on the Tribe's arms from their pitching coach
October 13 2016
Mickey Callaway talks about his club's use of Andrew Miller, a key trait that explains Corey Kluber's success, Josh Tomlin being in-and-out of the rotation, and what the Jays can expect from Game 2 starter Trevor Bauer.
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Baseball Central - October 13 - Thursday
October 13 2016
Dodgers-Nationals play NLDS Game 5 tonight; Previewing Jays-Indians ALCS; Indians' pitching coach Mickey Callaway on his club ALCS starters & key bullpen arm Andrew Miller.
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Baseball Central - October 12 - Wednesday
October 12 2016
SI.com/CBSsports.com's Jonah Keri on Jays' rotation & lineup for ALCS, thoughts on the two NLDS series; Cubs advance to the NLCS while there will be a Game 5 between Dodgers & Nationals.
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Running the postseason bases with Jonah Keri
October 12 2016
Jonah Keri says the Jays' depth in pitching has them comfortable no matter what rotation they set for the ALCS, & uses that to argue why John Gibbons should ensure Dalton Pompey makes his roster vs. another arm.
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Baseball Central - October 11 - Tuesday
October 11 2016
The Blue Jays will be facing the Indians in the ALCS; Putting a bow on the Red Sox season with WEEI's Rob Bradford.
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Putting a bow on the 2016 Boston Red Sox
October 11 2016
WEEI's Rob Bradford discusses David Ortiz playing his final game, the mood in Boston after being eliminated by Cleveland, & David Price continuing his playoff struggles after an uneven regular season.
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Baseball Central - October 10 - Monday
October 10 2016
Blue Jays' pitching coach Pete Walker on his squad advancing to the ALCS; Thoughts on the other playoff games over the weekend; David Price continues his postseason struggles.
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Pete Walker on Toronto Blue Jays heading to the ALCS
October 10 2016
Pete Walker admits that while "it a possibility" that Aaron Sanchez only has a couple of more starts in him, he's believes the RHP is still strong, attributing Sunday's stumble to being "over-amped."
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Baseball Central - October 7 - Friday
October 07 2016
Coverage of Blue Jays' manager John Gibbons & Rangers manager Jeff Banister ahead of Game 2 in their ALDS series; Setting up Game 2 with Jays' radio voice Jerry Howarth.
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Baseball Central - October 6 - Thursday
October 06 2016
Bleacher Report/Turner Sports' Scott Miller on Rougned Odor; Setting up the Blue Jays-Rangers ALDS.
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Baseball Central - October 5 - Wednesday
October 05 2016
Going over the Blue Jays' 5-2 extra-innings victory over the Orioles in the wild card with listeners.
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Baseball Central - October 4 - Tuesday
October 04 2016
Setting up tonight's Blue Jays-Orioles wild card game; Orioles' VP of baseball operations Dan Duquette on the one game playoff with the Jays.
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Baltimore Orioles GM Dan Duquette on wild card vs. Toronto Blue Jays
October 04 2016
Orioles' GM Dan Duquette tells Baseball Central that selecting Chris Tillman to start against the Blue Jays was a simple matter of going with the guy who has been their most consistent performer all season.
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Getting a Baltimore POV on Blue Jays-Orioles wild card game
October 03 2016
The Baltimore Sun's Peter Schmuck points out that the Orioles have gone through offensive issues recently just like the Jays, but feels the squad can bust out no matter which pitcher John Gibbons starts against them.
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Baseball Central - October 3 - Monday
October 03 2016
Previewing the Blue Jays-Orioles wild card game with the Baltimore Sun's Peter Schmuck.
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Boston Red Sox still not sure about pitching going into postseason
September 30 2016
Overall, it was a challenging season for David Price, and Boston Globe reporter Alex Speier tells Baseball Central that Rick Porcello will bypass the BoSox's major off-season acquisition as the ALDS Game 1 starter.
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Baseball Central - September 30 - Friday
September 30 2016
The Blue Jays enter the season-ending series vs. the Red Sox with their postseason lives on the line; Jose Bautista & Edwin Encarnacion play their last home game as Jays?; Boston Globe's Alex Speier on Red Sox pitching & Hanley Ramírez's bounce-back seaso
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Blue Jays try to keep Orioles at bay in final regular season home game
September 29 2016
Orioles' analyst Mike Bordick provides his thoughts on Ubaldo Jimenez's resurgence on the mound, the difficulty with trying to solve closer Zach Britton, & Manny Machado leading the offence.
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Baseball Central - September 29 - Thursday
September 29 2016
Tonight could be Bautista & Encarnacion's final game as Jays at Rogers Centre; Jays bullpen situation is stressful; Stroman in the bullpen?; Orioles' TV analyst Mike Bordick on Jimenez, Britton, Davis & the club's potent offence.
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Pete Walker: We needed to go to a six-man rotation
September 28 2016
Jays pitching coach Pete Walker says maybe we'll never know if the expanded rotation was the right move, but it was one that had to be made to keep Sanchez healthy, & credits the rest of the rotation for buying in.
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Baseball Central - September 28 - Wednesday
September 28 2016
Blue Jays pitching coach Pete Walker on Aaron Sanchez's development, the 6-man rotation, Roberto Osuna; Jays' pitcher Aaron Sanchez on his success vs. Orioles, development, possibly starting wild card game.
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Aaron Sanchez: Would be a huge honour to start biggest game of the year
September 28 2016
Aaron Sanchez tells Baseball Central that the team has faith in whichever pitcher is selected to start the wild card game, and if it's his number called up, he'll be prepared and ready to go - even if it's from the bullpen.
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Baseball Central - September 27 - Wednesday
September 27 2016
Why did the Blue Jays get in a brawl with the Yankees during a tight wild card race?; The Ringer's Michael Baumann on the toughest pitchers to face in the wild card game in both AL & NL
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Baseball Central - September 26 - Monday
September 26 2016
Blue Jays have found their winning ways again; Ex-Marlins broadcaster Tommy Hutton provides his reaction to the death of pitcher José Fernández; Dodgers give Vin Scully a great send-off.
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Fernández's death transcends through all of MLB
September 26 2016
Ex-Marlins broadcaster Tommy Hutton provides his reaction to the death of José Fernández, the close relationship Southern Florida had with the player, and how manager Don Mattingly moves his club forward.
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New York MLB check-in with Danny Knobler
September 23 2016
The Bleacher Report's Danny Knobler discusses the job Joe Girardi has done with the Yankees, the Yankees rebuild schedule, and whether Terry Collins return to the Mets is dependent upon a postseason appearance.
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Baseball Central - September 23 - Friday
September 23 2016
Jays can end the Yankees postseason hopes this weekend; What happened to the Orioles?; Bleacher Report's Danny Knobler on the Yankees & Mets.
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Baseball Central - September 22 - Thursday
September 22 2016
Blue Jays leave Seattle with an extra-innings loss with some sloppy play; SI's Jay Jaffe on the crowded race for the AL wild card spots; Gary Sanchez still making noise; Who's the AL MVP?
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Baseball Central - September 21 - Wednesday
September 21 2016
Trip to Seattle rejuvenating the Blue Jays; Still some concerns with the team; JA Happ gets win 20; Jays TV voice Buck Martinez on club heading into final weeks.
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Baseball Central - September 20 - Tuesday
September 20 2016
Cracker Barrel?; Wild card the goal for Jays now?; Jays Central's Jamie Campbell on fan support in Seattle; Barker on Bundesliga.
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Baseball Central - September 19 - Monday
September 19 2016
Blue Jays still have a shot for the AL East title?; Seattle Times's Larry Stone on how the Mariners found themselves in the wild card hunt.
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