BFMD Episode 101 – 2020 Infield Grades


Justin and Patrick bring back a popular series to BFMD with their first edition of 2020 season grades. The guys start with the infield and lay down some shocking grades. 

Justin is worried about one of the young core members and Patrick makes a prediction about who will be a career .300 hitter. 

Over the next few weeks we will be releasing outfield, rotation, and bullpen grades. Stay tuned! 

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BFMD Episode 100 – The BIG One with Dan Shulman & Chris Henderson


Justin & Patrick bring you the 100th episode of Bat Flips and Maple Dips! 

We say thank you to our longtime co-host Clayton, give some backstory on how the show started, and then get into two of the best guest appearances in BFMD history.

First up, Chris Henderson of Jays Journal joins us to talk Blue Jays free agency needs and whether or not the Jays should break the bank. 

Next, Dan Shulman of ESPN Radio and Sportsnet makes his BFMD debut to talk all things Blue Jays. From the first ever game through to the 2020 season, Dan’s insight into the world of calling games is second to none. 

THANK YOU to everyone who has listened to us for the past 2+ years. We are looking forward to continuing to bring you Blue Jays baseball content. 

BFMD Lighting Round


Justin and Patrick are here with a quick hitter. 

Should the Jays sign Trevor Bauer? 

Would a reunion with Aaron Sanchez make sense?

Should people keep watching the playoffs? 

Episode 100 is coming SOON. Get hype. 

BFMD Episode 99 – There’s Always Next Year


Justin and Patrick start the show this week by remembering legendary Cardinals pitcher Bob Gibson who passed away this week. 

With the Jays season over, now is the time for reflection and once again looking into the future with optimism. This team has grown a tremendous amount over the past calendar year and that cannot be overlooked. 

The guys highlight GM Ross Atkins’ year end press conference and talk about the Division Series. 

Stay tuned for a special episode 100 sometime soon! 

BFMD – 2020 Wild Card Game 1 Recap


The Blue Jays dropped game 1 against the Rays 3-1. 

Join Justin and Patrick as they break down what went well and what didn’t. 

Matt Shoemaker was strong, Lourdes Gurriel Jr. had two hits and Thomas Hatch looked great in relief. 

The Jays will turn to Hyun-jin Ryu to keep their season alive in game 2.

BFMD Episode 98 – 0% Intimidating


Justin and Patrick are joined by friend of the show Chris Henderson, co-editor of Jays Journal to preview the Toronto Blue Jays vs. Tampa Bay Rays best of 3 series. 

Does the Blue Jays 4D chess rotation make sense? Has Charlie Montoyo lost his mind? 

Which team has the edge in hitting? Pitching? 

Who wins the series and in how many games?! 

You can find Chris Henderson on Twitter @baseball4brains and at Check out his articles! 

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BFMD Episode 97 – Clinched!


Justin and Patrick are back with a brand new episode! 

The Toronto Blue Jays have clinched a playoff spot and all that’s left to determine is who they will play. 

We talk Alejandro Kirk, Vladdy Jr., playoff picture leaguewide, and our picks for Blue Jays MVP. 

We’ll be back on Monday with a playoff preview show! 

BFMD Episode 96 – Infirmary Update


Join Justin and Patrick for an update on the laundry list of Toronto Blue Jays injuries. 

Will Bo Bichette rejoin the team against the Mets? 

Will Nate Pearson and Teoscar Hernandez return this season? 

How big of an impact will the Rowdy Tellez injury have?

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BFMD Episode 95 – Batten Down the ‘Hatch’es


Justin and Patrick got together on Saturday to give some props to Hyun-jin Ryu and Thomas Hatch. Also in focus were Lourdes Gurriel and Blue Jays legend Joe Panik. Yup, you read that right. Where will the Blue Jays finish in the standings? Listen to hear our predictions (or lack thereof).

BFMD Episode 94 – HUGE Trade Deadline


The shortened 2020 MLB season did not slow down the Trade Deadline at all. The biggest movers were the San Diego Padres and your Toronto Blue Jays. The Padres definitely improved their team the most, while the Jays filled some roster holes. 

Join Justin and Patrick as they break down the moves that saw Taijuan Walker, Robbie Ray, Jonathan Villar, and Ross Stripling join the Blue Jays. 

Also on tap: a series win against Baltimore and 5 numbers that defined the first half of 2020 for the Blue Jays. 

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