BFMD Episode 223 – The Toronto Chad Jays

Summary

Justin and Patrick discuss the impact of adding Chad Green to the roster mid-season once his recovery from Tommy John surgery is complete. 

The guys highlight the non-roster invitees to spring training which includes top prospect Ricky Tiedemann.

The Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame announced members of the 2023 class headlined by Jesse Barfield. 

BFMD Episode 222 – Whit Merrifield Renaissance

Summary

Justin and Patrick bring you another episode of BFMD as spring training looms ever closer!

The guys discuss the Hall of Fame vote and a couple of Blue Jays legends who made it in. 

Buck Martinez will return to the booth in 2023! The guys discuss the possible broadcasting combinations. 

To wrap up the show, Justin pitches Whit Merrifield’s value to the team and the guys discuss who playing time will be split at second base. 

BFMD Episode 221 – Bo Money, Bo Problems?

Summary

Justin and Patrick are back with another episode of BFMD. 

The guys wish David Phelps a happy retirement. 

After a recap of arbitration numbers the guys discuss whether or not the Jays and Bo Bichette not settling is an issue. If it keeps happening year after year could it lead to a rift between Bo and the organization? Could it eventually lead to a trade?

The guys each highlight three prospects that they are looking forward to watching this year.

BFMD Episode 220 – Belt a Blue Jay & 26-Man Roster Debate

Summary

Justin and Patrick bring you another action packed episode of BFMD. 

The guys break down the Brandon Belt signing and what it means for the playing time at DH. 

Zach Thompson was acquired for starting pitching depth. 

An argument breaks out about the final bullpen spot and who it should belong to, and the guys discuss how Biggio, Merrifield, and Espinal will split playing time. 

BFMD Episode 219 – Welcome to the Varsho

Summary

After taking a break over the holidays and completely missing the Daulton Varsho trade, Justin and Patrick return with a new episode of BFMD. 

The guys break down the trade and discuss how it will impact the Blue Jays both on offence and defence. 

Who are the clubhouse leaders? Is this Bo’s team? 

6 weeks until the start of Spring Training! 

BFMD Episode 218 – Bassitt Boosts Blue Jays Rotation

Summary

Justin and Patrick break down the latest Jays news.

Chris Bassitt signed a 3-year day.

Kevin Kiermaier is weirdly a Blue Jay, but not officially.

The Jays still have 3 catchers. Who should they trade? And for what return?

Ross Stripling is a Giant.

The bullpen is surprisingly deep. 

BFMD Episode 215 – Season Over, Springer Hurt, Atkins & Schneider

Summary

After letting the dust settle on the Blue Jays season Justin and Patrick are back to break down the questionable decisions and unfortunate injuries that played a part in the losses to Seattle. 

The guys discuss John Schneider’s future, Ross Atkins’ media session, what the top priorities are, and what to expect this winter. 

BFMD Episode 214 – 2022 Wild Card Preview

Summary

It’s time for postseason baseball! 

Justin & Patrick go over the bracket and make their wild card round predictions. 

The guys dive deep into the starting pitching matchups between the Blue Jays and Mariners, and key in on a few crucial players for each time offensively. 

Should be a fun ride this weekend! 

BFMD Episode 213 – Bats Beat Up Boston

Summary

The Toronto Blue Jays ended their regular season home schedule with a sweep of the Boston Red Sox. Justin and Patrick break down the highlights, provide updates on the standings, and updates on Espinal and Gurriel Jr. 

The guys tee up the Baltimore series and look forward to the postseason which will start on Friday!

BFMD Episode 212 – Blue Jays Clinch & Manoah Gives Back

Summary

Thanks to the Boston Red Sox the Toronto Blue Jays have clinched a postseason berth! 

The Jays currently hold the top wild card spot with 6 games remaining and control their own destiny. 

Justin and Patrick break down the standings, the upcoming series against Boston, and talk about Alek Manoah’s charitable efforts.