BFMD Episode 202 – Deadline Boosts Bullpen & Bench

Summary

The Toronto Blue Jays acquired Antony Bass, Zach Pop, Mitch White, and Whit Merrifield on what turned out to be a busy trade deadline. 

Juan Soto was dealt to the Padres for a bucket of prospects, Eric Hosmer caused chaos, and Montas ended up with the Yankees. 

Justin & Patrick break down the trades, recap the series in Tampa, and preview the upcoming games against the Twins. 

Rest in peace Vin Scully. You will be missed. 

BFMD Episode 201 – Chapman Hits Dingers & Cold Stove

Summary

Justin & Patrick are back to recap the Blue Jays series win against the Tigers and to discuss all of the trades that haven’t been made.

The guys dive into the latest Jays trade rumours for Montas and Quintana, discuss the stellar weekend from Matt Chapman, and preview the two games coming up in Tampa. 

We’ll be back Wednesday evening to recap the trade deadline and Rays series before the Jays head the Minnesota. 

BFMD Episode 200 – Shift Hurting Gausman & Stupid Trades

Summary

It’s episode 200 of BFMD!

Justin and Patrick provide updates on the planned renovations at Rogers Centre, whether to qualify Ross Stripling, recap the Cardinals series, and preview the Tigers. 

Patrick proposes a couple of trades and Justin dives deep in Kevin Gausman & the shift. 

Thanks for sticking with us over the past 4+ years! 

BFMD Episode 199 – Beat Down in Boston

Summary

What a weekend in Boston! 

Justin and Patrick discuss the record setting weekend for the Blue Jays that included a 28 run scoring performance and a sweep at Fenway. 

The guys recap the Hall of Fame inductees and preview the two game series with the St. Louis Cardinals who will be missing their two best players due to their vaccination choices. 

Tune in to hear what we expect to see against the Cards and our thoughts on promoting bullpen options from within vs trading for them. 

BFMD Episode 198 – Heading Into the Break

BFMD Episode 213 – Bats Beat Up Boston Bat Flips and Maple Dips – A Toronto Blue Jays Podcast

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!
  1. BFMD Episode 213 – Bats Beat Up Boston
  2. BFMD Episode 212 – Blue Jays Clinch & Manoah Gives Back
  3. BFMD Episode 211 – Manoah in Postseason Form
  4. BFMD Episode 210 – Jays Jockeying for Position
  5. BFMD Episode 209 – Bring on the Rays

Summary

Justin and Patrick are back with another episode of BFMD. The Blue Jays are heading into the All-Star break in a playoff spot and are coming off of a 5-1 homestand. 

The team has 6 All-Stars and will send 5 of them to LA this week. 

The guys talk MLB Draft, Lourdes Gurriel Jr, and Raimel Tapia.

BFMD Episode 197 – Montoyo Out, Schneider In

Summary

The Toronto Blue Jays have fired Charlie Montoyo amid the recent struggles of the team in a surprising(?) move. 

Justin and Patrick talk about the move, the justification for and against, and what it means for the future of the team. 

BFMD Episode 196 – Spicy Series in Chicago

Summary

Doug Eddings is an awful umpire. 

Justin and Patrick go off on what was the worst called game of the 2022 season, and start a GoFundMe to get Doug Eddings laser eye surgery. 

The guys then briefly review the rest of the series with the White Sox before previewing the Brewers starters for the weekend. 

BFMD Episode 195 – Home Run Cycle Salvages Series

Summary

The Blue Jays managed to salvage the third game of the series against the mighty Yankees over the weekend. Pitching was the key difference in the first two games with the Yankees holding the Jays to a combined 3 runs. 

Justin and Patrick preview the upcoming trip to Chicago for 3 games against a White Sox team that now has both Lance Lynn and perhaps Tim Anderson back and healthy. It should be a fun series! 

We’ll be back on Thursday to preview the series with the Brew Crew!

BFMD Episode 194 – What’s Up With Kikuchi?

Summary

Justin & Patrick are back with another episode of BFMD. 

The guys discuss the past week and dive into the numbers for the starting pitchers to highlight areas of strength and weakness. Why won’t Kikuchi throw more changeups? What’s up with Gausman? 

Also on the show: Vladdy is okay, the Jays are fine, Ryu is done for the season (maybe next year too), CFL & F1

Thank you for listening! 

BFMD Episode 193 – It’s Moreno Time

Summary

The Blue Jays are promoting MLB’s 4th best prospect this weekend with Gabriel Moreno joining the team in Detroit. 

Justin and Patrick discuss what that means for the Blue Jays catching situation, and what Moreno brings to the table. 

The guys then dive into the bullpen where the Jays will need to cut the roster down by one. Who is safe? Who is on the bubble?