BFMD Episode 242 – Manoah Continues to Struggle, Braves Preview

BFMD Episode 243 – Jays Chop Braves Bat Flips and Maple Dips – A Toronto Blue Jays Podcast

After a series sweep of the Atlanta Braves the Blue Jays are riding high heading into a tough week against the New York Yankees and Baltimore Orioles. Chris Bassitt was dominant, throwing a complete game shut out, and the bats were able to do enough damage after Berrios and Kikuchi starts to earn all 3 wins. Justin and Patrick recap the weekend and share their thoughts on the Yankees series.
  1. BFMD Episode 243 – Jays Chop Braves
  2. BFMD Episode 242 – Manoah Continues to Struggle, Braves Preview
  3. BFMD Episode 241 – Roller Coaster Week, Belt Hot, Garcia Cold
  4. BFMD Episode 240 – Gausman is Great & Should Whit Hit Leadoff?
  5. BFMD Episode 239 – Jays Hammer White Sox

It’s time to talk more about Alek Manoah. The 2022 AL Cy Young runner up has struggled to start 2023 and Justin & Patrick discuss what they’ve seen, what the MLB analysts and writers have seen, and what the Blue Jays can do to help him get back to the pitcher he can be.

The guys get into what happened in Philly, and preview a tough series against Altanta to start off a ten game homestand.

BFMD Episode 241 – Roller Coaster Week, Belt Hot, Garcia Cold


Justin and Patrick recap the road trip through Boston and Pittsburgh in what ended up being two completely different results. The bottom of the order came alive over the weekend led by Brandon Belt.

Bassitt, Berrios, and Kikuchi were strong and have the Jays rolling as they visit the Phillies and Bryce Harper for two games.

The guys discuss Vladdy’s wrist, Pop’s performance & injury, Yimi Garcia’s struggles, and preview the pitching matchups in Philadelphia.

BFMD Episode 240 – Gausman is Great & Should Whit Hit Leadoff?


The bullpen finally crumbled but the Blue Jays still finished their homestand against the White Sox and Mariners with a 5-1 record.

Justin & Patrick are back to review what happened and also to preview the four game series at Fenway Park against the Red Sox.

Should Whit hit leadoff?

BFMD Episode 239 – Jays Hammer White Sox


Justin and Patrick are back to break down a series sweeeeeeeep of the Chicago White Sox by the Toronto Blue Jays.

The Jays got terrific pitching and contributions from the entire lineup.

Up next are the Seattle Mariners in a rematch of last fall’s Wild Card series. The Jays will look to get the upper hand to keep pace in the ultra competitive AL East.

BFMD Episode 238 – Rotation & Vladdy Lead Jays to Series Win


Vladimir Guerrero Jr. will never be a Yankee. That is accordign to his own words. After two 2-run home runs from Vladdy over the weekend and a series win in the Bronx the Blue Jays are headed home.

Justin and Patrick break down strong starts from Kikuchi, Manoah and Gausman, Erik Swanson’s continued success, and timely hitting (and lack thereof) from the bats.

Coming up this week is a homestand against the Chicago White Sox and a rematch of last year’s Wild Card series against the Mariners.

BFMD Episode 237 – Tough Trip to Houston & A’s Going to Vegas


Justin and Patrick break down what went wrong in Houston for the Blue Jays and preview the series against the Yankees.

The guys also discuss the news about the Oakland Athletics relocating to Las Vegas by 2027.

BFMD Episode 236 – Jays Beat Rays but Manoah Struggles


The Blue Jays ended the Rays unbeaten start and won 2 out of 3 games over the weekend.

Alek Manoah continued to struggle but Jose Berrios and Yusei Kikuchi bounced back in a big way.

Bo continues to rake and the bullpen has been solid.

BFMD Episode 235 – Can the Jays Topple the Rays?


Coming off of a series win against the Tigers the Blue Jays will welcome the undefeated Tampa Bay Rays to Rogers Centre.

Can the Jays hand the Rays their first loss(es) of the year?

Justin and Patrick go through the starting pitchers, chat Ricky Tiedemann, Jackie Robinson Day, and shoes.

BFMD Episode 234 – Top of the Order Leading the Way


The Toronto Blue Jays are off to a 6-4 start but it hasn’t always been pretty. The starting pitching has been largely inconsistent and the bottom of the order outside of Kiermaier have not contributed regularly.

The good news is that Vladdy, Bo, Varsho, Springer, and AL Player of the Week Matt Chapman have been excellent so far.

After 10 games on the road the team begins their first homestand in the newly renovated Rogers Centre.

BFMD Episode 233 – Jays Win WIld Opener


After a wild win for the Jays the guys from BFMD give their gut reactions on the results.

Should we be concerned about Manoah, Mayza, or Garcia?

The offence had 19 hits, but only 3 were for extra bases. A lot of great at bats contributed to this win and everyone in the lineup played a part.

Justin previews the rest of the series and Patrick provides an update on the upcoming schedule.

Buckle up folks! 161 more to go.