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A Series Split & Bass’ Status
September 22 2022
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“It Might Be the Best Atmosphere in Baseball…”
September 23 2022
MLB insider Jeff Passan joins Blair and Barker to discuss the postseason teams jockeying for position, who in each league poses the biggest threat to the Astros and Dodgers, what he thinks the Blue Jays should do when it comes to securing home-field advantage, and the playoff atmosphere at Rogers Centre (04:54). In Barker’s Back Leg Bits, the guys answer a question on if catchers Alejandro Kirk, Danny Jansen, and Gabriel Moreno will all be back with Toronto next year, and fans weigh-in with their thoughts on how Toronto’s rotation should be set up in the playoffs (27:12). The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Sports & Media or any affiliates.
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Berrios, Bendix, and Prioritizing Home Field Advantage
September 23 2022
Following Toronto’s 10-5 loss to the Tampa Bay Rays, Jeff Blair and Kevin assess José Berríos' performance at Tropicana Field after he threw 74 pitches and lasted only two innings. Later on, they discuss and debate what should be the priority for Toronto: securing home-field advantage or setting up the starting rotation to feature Alek Manoah in a potential Wild Card series. Tampa Bay VP and General Manager Peter Bendix talks Jays-Rays, the pitching depth in his organization, and how a front office’s role changes down the stretch and into the postseason (30:59). The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Sports & Media or any affiliates.
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Four Days with the Rays
September 22 2022
Rays Reporter Marc Topkin previews the final regular season series between Tampa Bay and Toronto, while providing an update on Shane McClanahan’s health and the argument between teammates Yandy Diaz and Randy Arozarena (02:39). Jeff Blair and Kevin Barker then open up the phone lines to ask fans for their expectations ahead of the all-important Blue Jays-Rays series (13:41), before ending the show with the latest installment of Barker’s Back Leg Bits (27:45). The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Sports & Media or any affiliates.
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A Series Split & Bass’ Status
September 22 2022
Jeff Blair and Kevin Barker recap Toronto’s 4-3 loss to the Philadelphia Phillies to earn a series split in the "City of Brotherly Love". Notably, they discuss Toronto’s decision to not use Anthony Bass in extra-innings, despite him not pitching in several days. Former Phillies GM & current MLB Network/NBC Sports analyst Ruben Amaro Jr. comments on certain managers being the right fit for certain teams, the mentality of managers coaching their teams down the stretch, Aaron Judge’s historic season and his future with the Yankees (30:15). The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Sports & Media or any affiliates.
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