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Recapping Toronto Blue Jays action and fielding listener texts with hosts Ben Ennis, Jeff Blair & Kevin Barker.

Recapping Toronto Blue Jays action and fielding listener texts with hosts Ben Ennis, Jeff Blair & Kevin Barker.

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Toronto, ON

Description:

Recapping Toronto Blue Jays action and fielding listener texts with hosts Ben Ennis, Jeff Blair & Kevin Barker.

Language:

English

Contact:

One Ted Rogers Way Toronto, Ontario M4Y 3B7 416 870 0590


Episodes

Oct. 3: Wrapping Up The 2021 Season

10/3/2021
Jeff Blair and Kevin Barker break down the Blue Jays’ 12-4 win over the Orioles at Rogers Centre, and discuss the end of the season as the Yankees and Red Sox both win to eliminate the Jays from postseason hopes. They discuss the future of manager Charlie Montoyo, the contracts of Robbie Ray and Marcus Semien, the role the bullpen played in the end-of-year result, and sort through the bittersweet feelings of having a 91-win team that misses the playoffs. Plus, a conversation with Ben Wagner...

Duration:01:14:29

Oct. 2: Hitting The Long Ball

10/2/2021
Jeff Blair and Kevin Barker break down the Blue Jays’ 10-1 win over the Orioles at Rogers Centre. They discuss the sterling start from Alek Manoah, George Springer having a day at the plate, Vladimir Guerrero Jr. clobbering a two-run jack to start things off, and the team setting a new franchise record for home runs hit in a single season. 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...

Duration:00:51:19

Oct. 1: Staying Alive

10/1/2021
Jeff Blair and Kevin Barker break down the Blue Jays’ 6-4 win over the Orioles at Rogers Centre. They discuss Jordan Romano slamming the door on the Orioles in the ninth for a five-out save, another very good outing by Steven Matz in his final regular season outing, Danny Jansen hitting a two-run homer, and Cavan Biggio making his return to the majors in a big way. The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position...

Duration:00:42:40

Sept. 30: Judge, Jury and…

9/30/2021
Jeff Blair and Kevin Barker break down the Blue Jays’ 6-2 loss to the Yankees in the series finale at Rogers Centre. They discuss Robbie Ray’s final regular season start, the bottom of the order (including Randal Grichuk), a not-so-great finale from Teoscar Hernandez. Plus, a discussion on Nate Pearson’s potential as a closer vs. a starter, and what the offseason shopping list might look like. The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not...

Duration:00:25:21

Sept. 29: Bichette and the Jays Break Records

9/29/2021
Jeff Blair and Kevin Barker break down the Blue Jays 6-5 win over the Yankees and discuss Bo Bichette’s two home run night, his approach to the game of baseball, the potential growth of the current Jays team, Tim Mayza’s performance out of the bullpen, and Jose Berrios’ start. Plus, Blair and Barker take your calls and texts, and hear post-game comments from Bo Bichette. The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the...

Duration:00:44:59

Sept. 28: Stanton Sinks Jays

9/28/2021
Rob Wong and Sho Alli break down the Blue Jays’ 7-2 loss to the Yankees at Rogers Centre. They discuss Giancarlo Stanton’s three-run blast to put the game out of reach, how he and Rizzo made contact on pitches way out of the zone, Hyun-jin Ryu’s outing off the IL, and the Yankees bullpen shutting down the Jays bats. 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.

Duration:00:19:19

Sept. 26: Jansen Leads the Jays to a Win Heading Into Final Week

9/26/2021
Josh Goldberg and Sho Alli recap the Toronto Blue Jays’ 5-2 win over the Minnesota Twins and set up the final week of the season with series against the New York Yankees and Baltimore Orioles! 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 affiliate.

Duration:00:18:58

Sept. 25: A Spring In Their Step

9/26/2021
Sho Alli and Josh Goldberg break down the Blue Jays’ 6-1 win over the Twins at Target Field. They discuss Robbie Ray’s candidacy for the AL Cy Young, George Springer breaking an 0-for-16 streak with a two-run homer, and Marcus Semien tying the all-time single-season MLB record for most home runs hit by a second baseman. Plus, a conversation on additional postseason teams potentially being added during CBA negotiations, and what that could mean for baseball going forward. The views and...

Duration:00:25:17

Sept. 24: Ober-Loaded By The Twins

9/24/2021
Sho Alli and Josh Goldberg break down the Blue Jays’ 3-1 loss to the Twins at Target Field. They discuss the bats being put in the freezer, George Springer’s continued struggles, the lack of run support for José Berríos, and the baffling decision to keep Reese McGuire at the dish to open the eighth inning. Plus, a discussion about the team’s overall struggles, and what kind of record they’ll need to make the AL Wild Card game. The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of...

Duration:00:27:30

Sept. 23: Grounded in Minnesota

9/24/2021
Sho Alli and Josh Goldberg break down the Blue Jays’ 7-2 loss to the Twins at Target Field. They discuss the poor start from Steven Matz, another unreliable outing from Julian Merryweather (and what his role is now on this team), and the freak injury to Lourdes Gurriel Jr. Plus, a conversation on George Springer and whether or not returning to the outfield could also get the offensive juices flowing again. The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests...

Duration:00:31:40

Sept. 22: Little Trop of Horrors

9/22/2021
Jeff Blair and Kevin Barker bring you a special edition of Jays Talk, as they break down the Blue Jays’ 7-1 loss to the Rays at Tropicana Field. They discuss Ryan Borucki throwing at Kevin Kiermaier in the eighth inning, Pete Walker getting fired up (and ejected) immediately afterwards, Ross Stripling’s not-so-great outing, and the […]

Duration:00:48:53

Sept. 21: Surviving The Trop…For Now

9/21/2021
Rob Wong and Sho Alli break down the Blue Jays’ 4-2 win over the Rays at Tropicana Field. They discuss 3-2 breaking balls with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning, Lourdes Gurriel Jr. officially being on one, if George Springer should be batting lower in the order while he continues to play […]

Duration:00:37:43

Sept 20: Jays Drop Series Opener in The Trop

9/20/2021
Rob Wong and Josh Goldberg break down the Blue Jays’ 6-4 loss to the Tampa Bay Rays at Tropicana Field. They discuss how inconsistent home plate calls played a large part in the game, the Rays being able to execute in every aspect of the game, the importance of having a 5-man bullpen going into […]

Sept. 19: Berríos, Jays Bats Beat Back Twins

9/19/2021
Sho Alli and Josh Goldberg break down the Blue Jays’ 5-3 win over the Twins at Rogers Centre. They discuss the Vladimir Guerrero Jr vs. Shohei Ohtani AL MVP conversation, José Berríos having another terrific start for Toronto, Trevor Richards providing some more excellent work in relief, and how the AL Wild Card race could […]

Duration:00:39:03

Sept. 18: Semien, Teo, Matz Even Series vs. Twins

9/18/2021
Sho Alli and Josh Goldberg break down the Blue Jays’ 6-2 win over the Twins at Rogers Centre. They discuss Teoscar Hernandez’ three-run crank, and what his long-term future (and contract) could look like, Marcus Semien hitting his 40th long ball of the season, and Bo Bichette’s defensive potential only growing from where it is […]

Duration:00:39:43

Sept. 17: Suboptimal Start for Ryu

9/17/2021
Sho Alli and Josh Goldberg break down the Blue Jays’ 7-3 loss to the Twins at Rogers Centre. They discuss the recent struggles of Hyun-jin Ryu and what it could mean for his place in the rotation, the outing by Ross Stripling and whether or not he could be given a place in the rotation […]

Duration:00:39:45

Sept. 15: Ray > Rays

9/15/2021
Rob Wong and Josh Goldberg break down the Blue Jays’ 6-3 win over the Rays at Rogers Centre. They discuss the brilliant work from Robbie Ray (what else is new?), the continuing conversation around the AL Cy Young, Jordan Romano closing things down, and Bo Bichette driving in five RBI in the win. The views […]

Duration:00:37:59

Sept. 14: Jays Bats Cool Down

9/14/2021
Rob Wong and Josh Goldberg break down the Blue Jays’ 2-0 loss to the Rays at Rogers Centre. They discuss José Berríos’ outing going seven strong, the decision to not pinch-hit for Breyvic Valera and Reese McGuire (especially with Randal Grichuk, Danny Jansen, and Alejandro Kirk on the bench), and Bo Bichette’s aggressive at-bats. The […]

Duration:00:35:00

Sept. 13: Manoah Carves Up The Rays

9/13/2021
Rob Wong and Sho Alli break down the Blue Jays’ 8-1 win over the Rays at Rogers Centre. They discuss Alek Manoah going eight strong innings, his place in the rotation (especially with Hyun-jin Ryu struggling), if Vladimir Guerrero Jr has made up any ground on Shohei Ohtani in the race for AL MVP, and […]

Duration:00:46:05

Sept. 12: Demolition Men

9/12/2021
Sho Alli and Josh Goldberg break down the Blue Jays’ 22-7 win (yes, that’s the correct score) over the Orioles at Camden Yards. They discuss the offensive explosion, Teoscar Hernandez blowing by the 100 RBI mark for the season, Steven Matz being ranked over Hyun-jin Ryu in the rotation, what to do about Trent Thornton, […]

Duration:00:31:18