BFMD Episode 188 – Is Juan Soto a Future Blue Jay?

Summary

Could Juan Soto be a trade target for the Blue Jays? 

Patrick built out a proposal for the slugger and he and Justin discuss what it would realistically take to acquire Soto. Would the Blue Jays be willing to pay the price? 

The guys also recap the Seattle series win, preview the Reds series, and provide updates on Cavan Biggio, Jordan Romano, Tim Mayza, Gabriel Moreno and Ricky Tiedemann.

Enjoy your May Long Weekend! 

BFMD Episode 187 – Terrible Time at the Trop

Summary

Another disappointing weekend of Blue Jays baseball has come to an end. The team dropped two of three to the Rays and now returns home for a series with Seattle. 

The good news is that the team has everyone from their Opening Day lineup back minus Cavan Biggio, so hopefully a consistent lineup will help them heat up.

Justin and Patrick recap the series and preview the three game set that starts Monday against Seattle.

BFMD Episode 186 – Time to Change the Lineup?

Summary

After two tough games in the Bronx, the Jays head to Florida to take on the Tampa Bay Rays for the first time this season. 

Hyun-jin Ryu will return on Saturday to join the rotation, with Kevin Gausman and Alek Manoah starting Friday and Sunday. 

The guys discuss lineup configurations and how they would change the batting order if given the chance. Could Espinal bat 2nd? Where would you stick Bo?

We’ll be back on Sunday! 

BFMD Episode 185 – Jays Stumble in Cleveland & Farm Update

Summary

After a rough week of games against the Yankees and Guardians, Justin and Patrick break down where it all went wrong and what to look for as the Jays head to the Bronx for two games. 

The guys also dive into the farm system to bring you up to speed on who is standing out in early in the minor league season. 

We’ll be back to recap the two games in New York and to preview the Blue Jays series against the Rays. 

BFMD Episode 184 – Springer & Romano Save Series Win

Summary

Bo Bichette is heating up at the right time because hits are at a premium for the Toronto Blue Jays these days. 

The Jays were able to escape with a series win on the strength of a HR from Bo and a great catch by George Springer. The Jays prepare to welcome to red hot Yankees to Toronto before heading out to Cleveland later in the week. 

Justin and Patrick break down the series, discuss Espinal’s offensive emergence, and preview the upcoming games. 

BFMD Episode 183 – Bo Blast & Springer Dinger Beat Red Sox

Summary

The Toronto Blue Jays have not lost a series so far in 2021. The bats have yet to heat up but they are finding ways to win games with great pitching and timely home runs. 

Justin and Patrick break down the series with Boston and tee up the upcoming series with Houston. 

The guys also provide injury updates, discuss air fryers, and Mike Trout. 

Thanks for listening! 

BFMD Episode 182 – Houston, We Have a SantiaGOAT

Summary

Behind a stellar series from Santiago Espinal, and pitching from Alek Manoah and the bullpen the Toronto Blue Jays were able to keep the Houston Astros on the launchpad after a series win. 

What’s going on with Bo Bichette? Justin and Patrick dive into the numbers to see if they can solve the puzzling start he’s had. 

Also on the show: Vladdy hit a bundle of singles, Zack Collins sent a baseball to the moon, and Lourdes Gurriel had an odyssey in left field. 

After a 4-2 road trip the Jays return to Toronto for 4 games against the Boston Red Sox. We will finally find out with Sox players are not vaccinated and I guarantee that they will be ridiculed! 

Thanks for listening!

BFMD Episode 181 – Gausman Baffles Boston

Summary

Behind strong pitching from Kevin Gausman, the Toronto Blue Jays were able to take two of three games at Fenway Park. 

The Jays also got a quality start from Jose Berrios, and a solid outing from Yusei Kikuchi as the rotation attempts to stabilize. 

The Jays head to Houston for the weekend and will meet up with Justin Verlander and the Astros for three games. 

Also on the show: Blue Jays Star Wars day promotion, cheese, rare Mets W, Miggy Watch

BFMD Episode 180 – Gurriel & Manoah Lead Jays to Series Win

Summary

The Toronto Blue Jays took two of three games from the Oakland Athletics over the weekend. 

The guys lead off the episode with news about Blue Jays broadcaster Buck Martinez. 

In this episode we discuss Ross Stripling, Hyun-Jin Ryu, Alek Manoah, Lourdes Gurriel Jr., Zack Collins and their contributions this weekend.

The guys also preview the Red Sox series and discuss what the Jays need to do over their next 20 games in order to call it a successful stretch. 

Thanks for listening! 

BFMD Episode 179 – Early Season Split in the Bronx

Summary

The Toronto Blue Jays have left the Bronx with 2 wins and a series split against the New York Yankees. 

Vladdy had a 3 HR game, Alek Manoah was dealing, and Kevin Gausman showed fans why he is worth big money! 

The bats also went cold for two games, and the Jays lost Teoscar Hernandez to injury. 

Justin and Patrick break down the series, tee up the weekend at home against Oakland, and discuss Jackie Robinson Day which takes place on Friday! 

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