BFMD Episode 192 – Rose Coloured Sunglasses

Summary

The Blue Jays left their sunglasses in the dugout and lost the series to the Twins this weekend. 

Plenty of runs were scored over the weekend, with home runs and defensive issues leading to two losses for the Jays. 

Justin and Patrick talk Berrios, the bench, Ricky Tiedemann, the Royals, and more!

BFMD Episode 191 – Blue Jays Catchers Can’t Stop Hitting

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

Transcription

Winners of eight games in a row, the Jays are getting outstanding production from their catchers. Justin and Patrick break that down along with  the White Sox series sweeeeeeeep. 

The guys also preview the Twins series and talk about plant-based cooking. 

BFMD Episode 190 – When do You Call Up Groshans?

Summary

The Blue Jays have swept the Angels and the bats have awakened! 

Justin and Patrick break down the offensive and pitching numbers from the past 7 days, and discuss the strength of schedule rankings. 

The guys talk Jordan Groshans and what needs to happen for him to get the call to the Show. 

The White Sox are coming to town without Tim Anderson who is hitting the IL. Can they still hang with the Jays? 

BFMD Episode 189 – Danny Jansen is the GOAT

Summary

Danny Jansen hit two home runs in a game and solidified his place as the greatest player of all time this week. Long time BFMD listeners will also know that the feat means that Justin has to buy a Jano jersey!

Justin and Patrick discuss the past 5 games, preview the Angels series, dive into Santiago Espinal’s season, the bullpen, and whether or not the bats are back. 

Also, Star Wars!

BFMD Episode 188 – Is Juan Soto a Future Blue Jay?

Summary

Could Juan Soto be a trade target for the Blue Jays? 

Patrick built out a proposal for the slugger and he and Justin discuss what it would realistically take to acquire Soto. Would the Blue Jays be willing to pay the price? 

The guys also recap the Seattle series win, preview the Reds series, and provide updates on Cavan Biggio, Jordan Romano, Tim Mayza, Gabriel Moreno and Ricky Tiedemann.

Enjoy your May Long Weekend! 

BFMD Episode 187 – Terrible Time at the Trop

Summary

Another disappointing weekend of Blue Jays baseball has come to an end. The team dropped two of three to the Rays and now returns home for a series with Seattle. 

The good news is that the team has everyone from their Opening Day lineup back minus Cavan Biggio, so hopefully a consistent lineup will help them heat up.

Justin and Patrick recap the series and preview the three game set that starts Monday against Seattle.

BFMD Episode 186 – Time to Change the Lineup?

Summary

After two tough games in the Bronx, the Jays head to Florida to take on the Tampa Bay Rays for the first time this season. 

Hyun-jin Ryu will return on Saturday to join the rotation, with Kevin Gausman and Alek Manoah starting Friday and Sunday. 

The guys discuss lineup configurations and how they would change the batting order if given the chance. Could Espinal bat 2nd? Where would you stick Bo?

We’ll be back on Sunday! 

BFMD Episode 185 – Jays Stumble in Cleveland & Farm Update

Summary

After a rough week of games against the Yankees and Guardians, Justin and Patrick break down where it all went wrong and what to look for as the Jays head to the Bronx for two games. 

The guys also dive into the farm system to bring you up to speed on who is standing out in early in the minor league season. 

We’ll be back to recap the two games in New York and to preview the Blue Jays series against the Rays. 

BFMD Episode 184 – Springer & Romano Save Series Win

Summary

Bo Bichette is heating up at the right time because hits are at a premium for the Toronto Blue Jays these days. 

The Jays were able to escape with a series win on the strength of a HR from Bo and a great catch by George Springer. The Jays prepare to welcome to red hot Yankees to Toronto before heading out to Cleveland later in the week. 

Justin and Patrick break down the series, discuss Espinal’s offensive emergence, and preview the upcoming games. 

BFMD Episode 183 – Bo Blast & Springer Dinger Beat Red Sox

Summary

The Toronto Blue Jays have not lost a series so far in 2021. The bats have yet to heat up but they are finding ways to win games with great pitching and timely home runs. 

Justin and Patrick break down the series with Boston and tee up the upcoming series with Houston. 

The guys also provide injury updates, discuss air fryers, and Mike Trout. 

Thanks for listening!