BFMD Episode 112 – Down Goes Big Nate!

Summary

Nate Pearson has a grade 1 right groin strain. With no timetable for his return Ross Stripling may be next in line for the rotation. 

Simeon Woods Richardson and Alex Manoah both tossed 2 scoreless innings against the Yankees in their Blue Jays spring debuts, and Rowdy Tellez continues to swing a hot bat. 

Jonathan Davis reminded everyone that he is one of the best defenders in baseball against the Tigers, but only those in attendance were able to see the catch…

We’ll be back to recap the weekend’s games on Monday! 

BFMD Episode 110 – On the Cusp

Summary

With the first game of Spring Training coming up, Justin and Patrick break down the news out of Blue Jays camp in Dunedin. 

Will the Jays give Bo Bichette a big contract offer? Will Tyler Chatwood be an effective late inning reliever? Pete Walker thinks Thomas Hatch can be a major league starter, and Ross Stripling is a new father! 

BFMD Episode 109 – New Beginning

Summary

Pitchers and Catchers are reporting! 

The Blue Jays are still in need of a number 2 starter as the season approaches. Will they sign Jake Odorizzi or Taijuan Walker, or will they make a trade? 

Who will be the Blue Jays MVP? Cy Young? Most Improved? 

Justin and Patrick also give their Top Five power rankings to start the season. 

BFMD Episode 108 – This One’s for Hammer

Summary

Patrick begins this week’s episode with a message about Hank Aaron and what he meant to the game. 

Justin recaps a flurry of news including Nolan Arenado being traded to St. Louis, the Jays signing Marcus Semien, trading for Steven Matz, and the empty Hall of Fame class. 

The guys debate the likelihood of Nate Pearson seeing time in AAA, and go over some of the remaining free agent options for the starting rotation. 

With 2 weeks left until Spring Training begins there are still a lot of questions swirling around where the Jays will play this year, who starts behind Ryu, and where does Vladdy play defensively? 

BFMD Episode 107 – Good Things Come to Those Who Wait

Summary

George Springer is a Toronto Blue Jay. 

Justin and Patrick are here to break down the franchise record deal of $150 million over 6 years. 

Springer wasn’t the only signing as the Jays also brought in former All Star closer Kirby Yates. 

The Jays will now look to fill the remaining holes in the rotation and at third base. 

BFMD Episode 106 – Close the Lindor

Summary

The Blue Jays didn’t pull the trigger on Francisco Lindor. The Mets did. 

Justin and Patrick discuss whether the Blue Jays made the right call and what this means for the remaining Free Agent class. 

The Sugano sweepstakes ended with the Japanese star returning to Japan. 

The guys also talk World Junior Hockey Championship and make NFL playoff predictions. 

Happy New Year to all! 

BFMD Episode 105 – Flying by the Seat of Our Pants

Summary

There continues to be little to no movement in the Free Agent market. 

Justin and Patrick are here to provide any Blue Jays updates. Jonathan Davis gives back, Charlie Montoyo is pumped about the team, and Vladdy is back at 3B in the Dominican League. 

Have a safe holiday season! 

BFMD Episode 104 – Speculation & Rotation Grades

Summary

Justin and Patrick are back for another round of breaking ne– just kidding. Nothing is happening! 

After a run through the rumour mill and all of the speculation surrounding free agents, the guys get to grading the 2020 Blue Jays rotation. 

OH BOY were they bad outside of Hyun-jin Ryu. Wow. 

Thanks as always for listening! 

BFMD Episode 103 – Is No News Good News?

Summary

Unlike the NBA, MLB free agency is spinning its tires. 

Justin and Patrick are hear to break down the rumours, update you on Vladdy’s offseason, and to talk Hall of Fame.

Will anyone be elected to the Hall this year?

Thanks for listening! Please leave us a review. 

BFMD Episode 102 – For Alex

Summary

We want to dedicate this episode to the life and memory of Alex Trebek. He meant a lot to Canada, to TV audiences around the world, and to us. 

Justin and Patrick comb through Blue Jays and MLB news including the Marlins amazing hire of Kim Ng as the first female general manager in MLB history. 

Will the Jays trade for Francisco Lindor? What would that package look like? 

The guys wrap up the episode by handing out grades to the starting outfielders. 

Next up: pitching staff grades, free agency