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Sept. 21: Is it time to consider robot umps?
September 21 2021
Former MLB pitcher and Blue Jays Central contributor Ricky Romero joins George Rusic and Justin Bourne to chat about robot umpires in the sport of baseball, how he would approach umpires when he's pitching, Robbie Ray's performing with mainly two types of pitches, and the AL MVP race (19:00). Bleacher Report's Brad Gagnon shares his thoughts on Aaron Rodgers and the Packers bounce back performance in Week 2, the identity of the Bills after two games, and Lamar Jackson vs. Patrick Mahomes (48:55). Plus, The Hockey News' David Alter chimes in on how Nick Robertson and other Leafs prospects enter the conversation with the main team, what could be Rasmus Sandin and Timothy Liljegren's roles moving forward, and Morgan Rielly entering his final year of his contract (01:09:53). 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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Leafs development camp standouts with David Alter
September 21 2021
David Alter, Maple Leafs reporter for The Hockey News, previews Leafs training camp ahead of day one Wednesday, before sharing his standouts from Leafs development camp and outlines Nick Robertson's strong showing, whether Rasmus Sandin or Timothy Liljegren will fill out the blue line, the highlights out of the Leafs new acquisitions, Morgan Rielly's contract dilemma and if Ilya Mikheyev will get his chance on the top line.
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Ricky Romero on the Jays' rotation and baseball's human element
September 21 2021
Ricky Romero, former Blue Jays pitcher and Blue Jays Central contributor, speaks about the possibility of robotic umpires and why he appreciates the human element in baseball, the strength of the Jays' rotation on display down the stretch, his take on the MVP and Cy Young awards, how he may have approached facing Vladimir Guerrero Jr. at the plate, and the dedication shown by former Jay Anthony Gase to transition from the outfield to the throwing 100 MPH off the mound.
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Sept. 20: Blue Jays playing their best, Rays up next
September 20 2021
The Athletic's Kaitlyn McGrath joins Roger Lajoie to discuss the Blue Jays holding their place in the Wild Card standings, Robbie Ray having a clearer case to win the AL Cy Young award, if Vlad Jr. will still get enough votes to win AL MVP over the favourite Shohei Ohtani, if there is a level of concern with Hyun-Jin Ryu heading to the 10-day IL and the importantance of their next series against the Rays (10:15). Legendary sports talk show host Lee "Hacksaw" Hamilton jumps on to chat about the next generation of QBs in the NFL that can throw and run the ball including Lamar Jackson and Patrick Mahomes, Arizona's 2-0 start behind Kyler Murray, how Bruce Arians has changed Tom Brady's approach to his offence, and how dangerous are the Raiders this season (29:05). Plus, News 4 Buffalo's Heather Prusak weighs in on the Bills bounce back win in Week 2, Josh Allen's progression as a starting QB, finding a balance between running the ball and utilizing Allen's arm, and how Buffalo stacks up among the rest of the teams within the AFC East (49:11). The Tampa Bay Times' Marc Topkin chimes in on the Rays having another year of success during the regular season, their number 1 prospect Shane Baz making the start against a potential Cy Young Award winner, and Kevin Cash's impact on the team (01:09:20). 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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