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Blue Jays Quarterly Review
May 23 2022
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Are Starting Pitchers a Dying Breed?
July 06 2022
MLB Network’s Jon Morosi joins Blair and Barker to provide his thoughts on the Blue Jays' recent play, the early returns they’re getting on Berrios and Kikuchi's contracts, and why he believes José Quintana could be a target for Toronto ahead of the trade deadline (01:46). Later on, Jeff Passan of ESPN discusses the role of the starting pitcher, why MLB teams aren’t letting their starters go as deep into games this season, Alek Manoah’s thoughts on the matter, and what it means for the future of baseball (25:14).   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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West Coast Woes for Kikuchi
July 06 2022
Jeff Blair and Kevin Barker start the show reacting to Charlie Montoyo’s blunt post-game comments regarding Blue Jays starter Yusei Kikuchi after failing to get out of the third inning Tuesday's 5-3 loss to Oakland, and discuss the decision to rest both Vladimir Guerrero Jr. and Lourdes Gurriel Jr. on the same night. Long-time MLB executive and former Dodgers GM Ned Colletti joins the guys to discuss what conversations are like between front offices a month away from the trade deadline and how things can differ from the American and National League (31:10). 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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Examining the Blue Jays 81 Games In
July 05 2022
Chris Rose of the “Chris Rose Rotation Podcast” joins the show to discuss how impressed he’s been with Alek Manoah as a both a pitcher and person, what went wrong for Toronto when they faced the Rays, Teoscar Hernandez’s year so far, Jose Berrios’ extension, and how he views the team going forward (01:36). For Barker’s Back Leg Bits, the guys open up the phone lines back up with the bullpen being a hot topic (22:27). 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 Rare Miss from Manoah
July 05 2022
Jeff and Kevin recap the Blue Jays' 5-1 loss at the hands of the Oakland Athletics. Specifically, they discuss Alek Manoah’s start, as he experienced a dip in his velocity, and hear Charlie Montoyo's postgame comment mentioning that he’s feeling fine physically after pitching into the sixth inning. Afterwards, they guys open up the phone lines and ask fans how they feel about the Blue Jays at the halfway point of the season (33:34). 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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