The Jeff Blair Show

With Jeff Blair

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The Jeff Blair Show
If Serge Ibaka isn't enough, which trade chip will Raptors dangle next?
Originally aired February 17 2017
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The Jeff Blair Show
The Jeff Blair Show - March 23 - 10am
March 23 2017
Jerry Howarth joins Jeff and Stephen for the hour to discuss all things Blue Jays and Spring training
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Kevin Barker's World Cup qualifying picks!
March 23 2017
Just because there's no Bundesliga action this week doesn't mean Barker won't stop dropping knowledge about "The Beautiful Game."
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The Jeff Blair Show - March 23 - 11am
March 23 2017
Russell Martin joins the show to discuss the upcoming season and his confidence in the pitching staff. Kevin Barker then joined to talk all the things Blue Jays and also gave his World Cup of Soccer qualifying picks.
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Russell Martin on pitching depth, Salty, his young closer, and conditioning
March 23 2017
The Jays catcher talk about his assessment of John Gibbons, his takeaway from spring training, the amount of vets on the club, off-season conditioning, Jarrod Saltalamacchia backing him up, managing workload, expectations for Roberto Osuna & Francisco Liriano, and the variety the starting rotation presents.
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Renaud Lavoie: Florida spanking may have been medicine Leafs needed
March 23 2017
The TVA Sports' NHL analyst discusses the Leafs having to kill an extra two minutes on a five minute penalty, the punishment Roman Polak will likely face for his hit on Oliver Bjorkstrand, the team's bounce-back after being embarassed by the Panthers, the workload for Frederik Andersen for the final stretch, how much damage Mike Babcock's side can do in the postseason, and how dangerous the Ducks are.
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Pat Hentgen: Every Jays starter has what it takes for Opening Day
March 23 2017
The Jays great provides his views on expectations for Marcus Stroman, the club's rotation, young arms that can fill in should injury arise, Sean Reid Foley & Conner Greene, the increasing value of set-up men, what Aaron Sanchez needs to become an ace, and the physical training & diet of today's players vs. his era.
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The Jeff Blair Show - March 23 - 9am
March 23 2017
Pat Hentgen joins the show to discuss his early impressions of the Blue Jays;how has Stroman looked,what does Sanchez need to do to improve, and how are the prospects coming along? Renaud Lavoie then joins to talk about the Leafs weird extra long penalty
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Blair: Stroman turns heads at WBC
March 23 2017
Jeff Blair with commentary on Marcus Stroman after his strong start in the WBC final.
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The Jeff Blair Show - March 22, 2017 - 11am
March 22 2017
Mike Wilner joins the show and talks about John Gibbons' reportedly new contract. Jays reliever, Joe Biagini, guests on the show and talks about his spring training pitching routine. JA Happ also stops by the show and talks about getting ready for the reg
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J. A. Happ: Plenty of variety in Blue Jays' rotation
March 22 2017
The Blue Jays' starter talks to Jeff Blair & Stephen Brunt about whether he changed his routine after the amount of innings he threw last season, his objectives for spring training, and if the club's rotation has a particular character.
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Consistent, simple routine key to Joe Biagini's success last season
March 22 2017
The Jays' reliever shares his thoughts regarding entering spring training knowing he'll be part of the Opening Day roster, preparing as a starter vs. bullpen arm, and . . . puppy videos.
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The Jeff Blair Show - March 22, 2017 - 11am
March 22 2017
Blue Jays outfielder, Jose Bautista, joins the show and tells about how he's feeling and his experience at the WBC. President Emeritus of the Blue Jays, Paul Beeston, also joins the shows and talks about their spring training facility. Kevin Barker also s
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Paul Beeston: New Florida facility would help lure free agents
March 22 2017
The president emeritus of the Blue Jays discusses what spring training is about for him, the youth movement in MLB, not being able to get a new facility in Dunedin during his time as team president, the decision to re-hire John Gibbons, and to provide his assessment of the new management.
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Jose Bautista: Blue Jays can make magic again if we stay healthy
March 22 2017
The Toronto Blue Jays slugger shares the reason why he was scratched from today's game, talks about his physical condition & if his preparation for the season has changed from several years ago, discusses his expectations for the club, and chats about his experience at the WBC.
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The Jeff Blair Show - March 22 - 9am
March 22 2017
Down in Dunedin Florida, Blair and Brunt took calls to see if a contract exstension with John Gibbons was the right move. Also, Paul Jones joined the show to talk about last nights big win for the Raptors and how if you're the Raptors you got to finish 3r
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Blair: the under appreciated John Gibbons
March 22 2017
Jeff Blair starts off his show saying John Gibbons is still an under appreciated manager.
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Spring training check-in with the Baltimore Orioles' Dan Duquette
March 21 2017
The executive VP of Baseball Operations for the Orioles to share his views regarding signing young players to long contracts, the health status of Chris Tillman, which player in his system has stood out, his catching depth, the surprising way free agency played out, and the increasing value of defensive metrics.
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The Jeff Blair Show - March 21 - 11am
March 21 2017
Blair and Brunt are joined by Sportsnet's Arash Madani and Arden Zwelling talking the questions still left to be answered for the Jays and where Steve Pearce fits in the puzzle; Baltimore Orioles VP of Baseball Operations Dan Duquette previews the O's co
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The Jeff Blair Show - March 21, 2017 - 10am
March 21 2017
MLB and WBC Analyst, Cliff Floyd, joins the show and talks about the effects the WBC is having on spring training. Author at BaltimoreBaseball.com, Dan Connolly, also stops by for a quick chat.
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WBC gets a high grade from Cliff Floyd, but . . .
March 21 2017
MLB Network analyst discusses what it's like to receive that first opportunity to play in the Cactus/Grapefruit League, if we should soon expect to see more deals like the one the ChiSox signed with Tim Anderson, David Price's health situation, and the US pitching strategy in the WBC, and his general assessment of the tournament.
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The Jeff Blair Show - March 21 - 9am
March 21 2017
Blair live from Sarasota FL talks the Leafs crucial win over the Bruins with Sportsnet Chris Johnston; Stephen Brunt joins Jeff to talk the optimism surrounding this Jays season and the upward trend of Toronto sports.
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The Jeff Blair Show - March 20 - 11am
March 20 2017
Blair and Brunt wrap up their first day in Dunedin talking with some of the voices of the Blue Jays. Mike Wilner talks the Jays option in LF, Dan Shulman breaks down their options at 1B outside of Smoak, and Buck Martinez praises the Jays great condition
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Chatting about the science of the swing with Josh Donaldson
March 20 2017
The Blue Jays 3B provides his insights regarding bat selection, the importance of getting the "A" lineup playing together in spring training, his confidence in the team heading into the regular season, getting back on the field, and how he judges if he's ready for the regular season.
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The Jeff Blair Show - March 20 - 10am
March 20 2017
John Gibbons jumps on to chat with the guys; then Kevin Barker joins the show to talk about the latest from Spring training, and Josh Donaldson talks about his physical condition and some changes to his equipment.
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John Gibbons: Starting rotation coming out in "next few days"
March 20 2017
The Blue Jays manager shares his thoughts on when Devon Travis & Jose Bautista will join his lineup, what his rotation will look like come Opening Day, how the bullpen is shaping up, how Kendrys Morales has been fitting in the clubhouse, and the development of Kevin Pillar's bat.
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A more predictable spring training for Pete Walker
March 20 2017
Blue Jays pitching coach Pete Walker share his thoughts on how the WBC has been beneficial for participating players, the continued develop of Roberto Osuna & Aaron Sanchez, Francisco Liriano's spring training performance, the evolution of Conner Greene, players who impressed him in Dunedin, and the challenge for backup catcher Jarrod Saltalamacchia.
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The Jeff Blair Show - March 20 - 9am
March 20 2017
Jeff Blair kicks off his show in Dunedin being joined by Jays pitching coach Pete Walker to wrap up where their staff currently sits going into the season; Glenn Healy breaks down where the Leafs currently sit in the compact East playoff picture.
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Blair: Fine tuning the name of the game for Blue Jays in Florida
March 20 2017
Jeff Blair provides his opinion on what the Toronto Blue Jays are looking to get out of from spring training 2017.
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The Jeff Blair Show - March 17 - 11am
March 17 2017
Aaron Sanchez's agent Scott Boras on disagreement with Blue Jays' over his client's salary, relationship with Mark Shaprio & Ross Atkins; New Canadian men's soccer coach Octavio Zambrano on the challenges before him.
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Octavio Zambrano: I've been preparing for this job all my life
March 17 2017
The new coach of the Canadian men's soccer team tells Jeff Blair why he chose to accept the challenge of working with a soccer program that has a poor track record of on-the-field success, reveals the first steps he will take, and talks about his view from a distance about soccer in Canada.
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Scott Boras: Blue Jays need to flex muscle few teams possess
March 17 2017
The agent for Aaron Sanchez discusses the disagreement with the Jays over his client's salary, his relationship with Mark Shapiro & Ross Atkins, why the Jays' offer of more money was rejected, why Sanchez chose him as his representative, his concerns for the pitcher this season, dealing with current Toronto management vs. the Paul Beeston & Alex Anthopoulos incarnation, and when contract talks may begin.
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The Jeff Blair Show - March 17 - 10am
March 17 2017
SN NBA columnist Michael Grange on a rough outing by the Raptors in their loss to the Thunder; Blue Jays Spring Training report from Baseball Central's Kevin Barker.
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Raptors have shown they have no margin for error without Kyle Lowry
March 17 2017
The Jeff Blair Show places a call to SN columnist Michael Grange to get his takeaways from the Raptors awful performance vs. the Thunder, if DeMarre Carroll is carrying his weight, whether Dwane Casey is still the right coach to lead the team, and who gets his vote for MVP.
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The Jeff Blair Show - March 17 - 9am
March 17 2017
NHL on Sportsnet's Jeff Marek on Leafs bounce back win vs. Lightning, the non-story that is fishing on off-day, Morgan Rielly's health, Babcock vs. Quenneville; Are the Leafs or Raptors more likely to win a playoff round?
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Jeff Marek: We're not seeing Rielly at 100%
March 17 2017
The NHL on Sportsnet host talks to Jeff Blair about the lack of negative stories & poor performances regarding the Leafs' this season, why he believes Morgan Rielly is hurt, the team facing the Blackhawks & Bruins the next two games, and Joel Quenneville vs. Mike Babcock.
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The Jeff Blair Show -March 16 - 11am
March 16 2017
Paul Jones joins the show to talk about the NBA MVP race and the current state of the Toronto Raptors as Ibaka plays his former team tonight. John Molinaro then joins to talk about Canada's new soccer head coach for their national team.
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Leading a national soccer team a first for Octavio Zambrano
March 16 2017
Sportsnet’s chief soccer reporter John Molinaro provides The Jeff Blair Show with a backgrounder on the next head coach for the Canadian men's soccer team, why he beat out some of the bigger names, what tactical changes may come, and the current level of talent in the Canadian system.
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The Jeff Blair Show - March 16 - 10am
March 16 2017
Arden Zwelling joined The Jeff Blair Show to talk about Aaron Sanchez's contract talks, Devon Travis's ituation whether or not he could be ready for opening day and Roberto Osuna's WBC performance. Jeff also talked about some Raptors and the current prote
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Blue Jays dealing with the new normal with Florida stadium funding request
March 16 2017
WTSP-TV (Tampa Bay) Investigative Reporter Noah Pransky joins Jeff Blair to talk about the Blue Jays requests for spring training expansion & county subsidies in Dunedin, and whether a relocation to Arizona is perceived as a legitimate possibility.
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The Jeff Blair Show - March 16 - 9am
March 16 2017
Paul Romanuk joins the show to talk about the Leafs poor outing against Florida and their huge game against the Lightning tonight. Florida councillor Charlie Gerdes and afterwards investigative reporter Noah Pransky join the show. They both discuss the
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Will Blue Jays keep their current nest in Florida?
March 16 2017
St. Petersburg City Councillor Charlie Gerdes joins The Jeff Blair Show to converse about the future of the Blue Jays in Dunedin with questions about funding for stadium renovations yet to be resolved.
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Maple Leafs fish for redemption tonight after poorest outing of the season
March 16 2017
NHL on Sportsnet play-by-play voice Paul Romanuk shares his thoughts on what how the Leafs may start out of the gate after a terrible performance, the pairing of Auston Matthews & Mitch Marner, if Mike Babcock will change his defensive pairings, if the coach was ticked with how his club spent their off-day, and if he's concerned about Matthews' scoring slump.
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The Jeff Blair Show - March 15, 2017 - 11am
March 15 2017
Rays Beat Writer, Marc Topkin, joins the show and talks about the Tampa Bay Rays; USA Women's National Hockey Team Captain, Meghan Duggan, guests on the show and discusses the possibilty of the U.S. team boycotting the World Championship; and MLB/WBC Insi
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Meghan Duggan: Willing to sacrifice a championship on home soil for equality
March 15 2017
The Team USA captain explains to The Jeff Blair Show why she and several other players have gone to the extent of threatening a boycott of the 2017 IIHF Women's World Championship (which is being held in Michigan).
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The Jeff Blair Show - March 15, 2017 -10am
March 15 2017
Senior Columnist for Sportsnet.ca, Mark Spector, joins the show and discusses Edmonton's and Calgary's chances of making the playoffs; Sports Writer for The Leicester Mercury, James Sharpe, also joined the show and talked about Leicester City.
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