Baseball Central

With Jeff Blair & Kevin Barker

Seasonal - Monday to Friday 11:00AM - 12:00PM

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baseballcentral@sportsnet590.ca
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Baseball Central
Baseball Central - May 19 - Friday
Originally aired May 19 2017
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Baseball Central
Baseball Central - August 16 - Wednesday
August 16 2017
Jeff and Kevin talk about the Jays series with the Rays; The Miami Herald's Clark Spencer talks Giancarlo Stanton.
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Baseball Central
Baseball Central - August 15 - Tuesday
August 15 2017
Jeff Blair and Kevin Barker give their insight on the Blue Jays who now sit 3.5 games back of a playoff spot; Raffy Lopez, Jays catcher, talks about his recent call-up to the big club.
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Baseball Central
Perseverance and fun brought Raffy Lopez to Blue Jays
August 15 2017
The Blue Jays catcher provides his thoughts on dealing with established pitchers, the biggest adjustment when it comes to working with a new pitcher, the key to his defence, taking at-bats in the majors, his relationship with Chris Rowley, what makes Aaron Loup effective, and to provide a little bit of his personal background.
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Baseball Central
Baseball Central - August 14th - Monday
August 14 2017
Dewayne Staats talks about the Tampa Bay Rays and their recent strugles at the plate
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Baseball Central
Baseball Central - August 11 - Friday
August 11 2017
Jeff Blair and Kevin Barker discuss the Blue Jays-Pirates series, which begins tonight. They also discuss other teams in the MLB.
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Baseball Central
Baseball Central - August 10th - Thursday
August 10 2017
WFAN Radio analyst in New York Ed Coleman joins to talk about the Jay Bruce trade
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Taylor Cole soaking up the experience while waiting for his first pitch as a Blue Jay
August 09 2017
The Blue Jays reliever talks to Ben Ennis & Kevin Barker about getting his first taste of the big leagues, the mental challenges that comes with making the transition from starter to bullpen arm, and what's in his arsenal.
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Baseball Central
Baseball Central - August 9th - Wednesday
August 09 2017
Taylor Cole discussed his first MLB game, and his transition to becoming a reliever
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Joe Girardi being too tough on his young catcher?
August 08 2017
Newsday's Erik Boland joins Ben Ennis & Kevin Barker to discuss the Yankees ahead of their three-game series against the Blue Jays, to offer his insights on why 24-year-old catcher Gary Sanchez is struggling, how Sonny Gray is fitting in with his new club, and if CC Sabathia has another season in him.
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Baseball Central
Baseball Central - August 8 - Tuesday
August 08 2017
Ben Ennis and Kevin Barker preview the upcoming Blue Jays Series as the Yankees come into town; Yankees beat writer, Erik Boland, joins the show and weighs in on Gary Sanchez after he was benched for a game for lacking the "grit" that Joe Girardi desires
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Baseball Central
Baseball Central - August 7th - Monday
August 07 2017
Roger Lajoie and Arden Zwelling are joined by Ben Nicholson Smith and Bob Nightengale to talk Jays and all things MLB
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Baseball Central
Baseball Central - August 4 - 12pm
August 04 2017
Alyson Footer of MLB.com joins the show to discuss the Houston Astros and their lack of activity at the trade deadline, as well as Jose Altuve and how he could potentially make the Hall of Fame one day.
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Baseball Central
Baseball Central - August 3 - Thursday
August 03 2017
Marc Topkin, writer for the Tampa Bay Times, speaks with Jeff to discuss the Rays recent play as of late
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Baseball Central
Baseball Central - August 2, 2017
August 02 2017
Jerry Howarth the radio play-by-play voice of the Jays talks about the series with the White Sox from Chicago
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Baseball Central
Baseball Central - August 1 - Tuesday
August 01 2017
Jeff Blair and Kevin Barker talk possitives about the Blue Jays as they break down Ross Atkins' sales at the deadline; Dodgers analyst, Ned Colletti, gives his insight on the Dodgers newest addition to the rotation- Yu Darvish
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Baseball Central
Baseball Central - July 31st - Monday
July 31 2017
Jeff Blair and Kevin Barker talk about the Blue Jays season up to date and what they need at the trade deadline; Also look around the league at what teams are looking for at the deadline
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Baseball Central
Baseball Central - July 28 - Friday
July 28 2017
Jared Sandler joins the show to discuss the possibility of the Texas Rangers trading Yu Darvish
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Baseball Central
Baseball Central - July 27th - Thursday
July 27 2017
Blue Jays radio voice Joe Siddal talks about the Blue Jays superstars and what might happen with them in the near future
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Baseball Central
Baseball Central - July 26, 2017
July 26 2017
Cliff Floyd MLB analyst and Bob Nightengale both discuss the MLB trade deadline and the Jays future
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Baseball Central
Baseball Central - July 25 - Tuesday
July 25 2017
Rex Hudler joins Jeff Blair and Kevin Barker on baseball central; Are the Royals destined for the pennant?
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Rex Hudler chats Royals on Baseball Central
July 25 2017
Kansas City Royals TV analyst Rex Hudler joined Jeff Blair & Kevin Barker to chat about the club's recent deal to add pitching and their push for the 2017 postseason.
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Baseball Central
Baseball Central - July 24 - Monday
July 24 2017
Listeners vent about a Blue Jays season that went wrong and present their ideas on how to better the squad for 2018.
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Baseball Central
Baseball Central - July 21 - Friday
July 21 2017
Buck Martinez spoke with the guys to discuss the Jays' current situation
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Baseball Central
Baseball Central - July 20 - Thursday
July 20 2017
Jeff Blair and Kevin Barker talk about the Jays ahead of their game with the Red Sox. Joe Siddall appears as a guest.
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Baseball Central
Baseball Central - July 19, 2017
July 19 2017
Jeff and Kevin talk about the Jays series vs. the Red Sox, if the Jays should be sellers and what a rebuild would really mean
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Baseball Central
Baseball Central - July 18 - Tuesday
July 18 2017
Jeff Blair and Kevin Barker discuss the effectiveness of team meetings and Marcus Stroman's rare collapse; Former MLB player, Cliff Floyd joins the show, he shares his insight on what the second half of the season might bring for the rookie Aaron Judge
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Baseball Central
Baseball Central - Jul 17th - Monday
July 17 2017
Kevin Barker and Jeff Blair talk about what the Jays are gonna do before the trade deadline and how starting pitching has sucked; Bruce Levine from 670 the score in Chicago talks about the Cubs and if they still have moves to make before trade deadline
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Baseball Central
Baseball Central - July 14 - Friday
July 14 2017
Setting up the second half of the MLB season; Blue Jays voice Jerry Howarth on the outlook for the squad for remainder of 2017.
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Baseball Central
Baseball Central - July 13 - Thursday
July 13 2017
Blair and Barker talk about the Quintana deal and ask callers which Blue Jay is the most likely to be traded; Anthony Alford, Outfielder/DH for the Dunedin Blue Jays, talks about his return to action seven weeks after suffering a hamate fracture.
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Anthony Alford feeling good with rehab progress
July 13 2017
The Blue Jays prospect guests on Baseball Central to discuss his return to action with the Dunedin Blue Jays after missing seven weeks due to a hamate fracture sustained in a May 23rd contest against the Milwaukee Brewers.
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Baseball Central
Baseball Central - July 12 - Wednesday
July 12 2017
Noah Naylor, Canadian Junior National Baseball Team Catcher, talked with Jeff to discuss his weekend at the MLB All-Star Game
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Baseball Central
Noah Naylor loved every moment of his All-Star experience
July 12 2017
The Canadian Junior National Team Catcher discusses participating in the Junior home run derby at Marlins Park as part of the All-Star Game festivities, some of the conversations he had with Aaron Judge, Giancarlo Stanton & Salvador Pérez, how he compares vs. his brother Josh (a Padres prospect), and keeping his success in perspective.
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Baseball Central
Baseball Central - July 10 -Monday
July 10 2017
Jeff and Blair talked about tonight's homerun derby, as well as how the Blue Jays should approach the next couple of weeks
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Baseball Central
Count Jeff Passan as another person who can't figure out the Jays
July 10 2017
The Yahoo! Sports MLB columnist joins Baseball Central to share his takes on the amount of home runs & strikeouts during the first half of the season, the use of shifts, whether the Blue Jays should be a significant seller, the stunning fall of the Cubs, and teams which may be active before the trade deadline.
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Baseball Central
Baseball Central - July 7 - Friday
July 07 2017
Jays beat MLB-leading Astros in series opener; Jays management thinks window to win is still open?; Astros outfielder Jake Marisnick on team's success.
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Jake Marisnick on his league-leading Astros
July 07 2017
The Houston Astros outfielder guests on Baseball Central to discuss his club's success on the road, the impact of adding Brian McCann & Carlos Beltran, being part of the blockbuster Marlins-Blue Jays trade in 2012, the club's heavy use of analytics, the talent that is Jose Altuve, and his versatility.
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Baseball Central
After a year of rehab, Cal Quantrill's MLB dream back on track
July 06 2017
The Canadian pitcher chats with Jeff Blair & Kevin Barker about his participation in the 2017 MLB Futures Game, his solid ERA this season despite playing a hitter's league & coming off of Tommy John surgery, his timetable for making the majors, and appreciating what his father Paul had to go through in his journey to the big leagues.
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Baseball Central
Baseball Central - July 6 - Thursday
July 06 2017
Jeff & Kevin took calls from listeners. Cal Quantrill joined the show to discuss playing in the MLB Futures Game
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Baseball Central
What's with all these pitchers getting blister injuries?
July 05 2017
Rob Neyer, co-author of the "The Neyer/James Guide to Pitchers," guests on Baseball Central to discuss the amount of pitchers suffering through blisters this season, and the record setting pace of home runs.
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Baseball Central
Baseball Central - July 5 - Wednesday
July 05 2017
Marco Estrada having mechanical issues?; Why can't Josh Donaldon hit?; A couple of trade destinations for Justin Smoak; Rob Neyer, co-author of the 'The Neyer/James Guide to Pitchers,' on the amount of pitchers suffering through blisters.
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Baseball Central
Baseball Central - July 4th - 12pm
July 04 2017
Joe Siddall spoke about the Jays' matchup against the Yankees
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Baseball Central
Joe Siddall: MLB needs to listen to Stroman's concern
July 04 2017
The Blue Jays radio analyst (and ex-MLB catcher) provides his insights on Marcus Stroman's allegation that there's an "epidemic" of blister issues with pitchers, the record pace of home runs, the batting lineup, Josh Donaldson's struggles at the plate, why it appeared Kendrys Morales was chasing the same pitch vs. Masahiro Tanaka, and umpire Angel Hernandez suing MLB.
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Baseball Central
Baseball Central - July 3rd, Monday
July 03 2017
Mike Wilner and Shi Davidi host; Ross Atkins talks about the status of injured players and Montero joining the team; Ben Badler talks Jays farm system and international signings
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Blue Jays aggressive in the international talent market
July 03 2017
Baseball America's Ben Badler joins Baseball Central to provide his assessment on how the Blue Jays did on the first day of the international signing period, what trends he's noticed from teams scouting outside of North America, and the difficulty of projecting success for these players.
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Ross Atkins: Our players were embarrassed, but they're keeping perspective
July 03 2017
The Blue Jays GM talks about the decision to acquire Miguel Montero, his club's brutal weekend vs. the Red Sox, an offence largely not performing up to career averages, the impact of losing Devon Travis, when Aaron Sanchez will return to Toronto, his plan ahead of trade deadline, and the development of Bo Bichette & Vladimir Guerrero Jr.
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