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 223 – The Toronto Chad Jays Bat Flips and Maple Dips – A Toronto Blue Jays Podcast

Justin and Patrick discuss the impact of adding Chad Green to the roster mid-season once his recovery from Tommy John surgery is complete.  The guys highlight the non-roster invitees to spring training which includes top prospect Ricky Tiedemann. The Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame announced members of the 2023 class headlined by Jesse Barfield. 
  1. BFMD Episode 223 – The Toronto Chad Jays
  2. BFMD Episode 222 – Whit Merrifield Renaissance
  3. BFMD Episode 221 – Bo Money, Bo Problems?
  4. BFMD Episode 220 – Belt a Blue Jay & 26-Man Roster Debate
  5. BFMD Episode 219 – Welcome to the Varsho

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? 

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 223 – The Toronto Chad Jays Bat Flips and Maple Dips – A Toronto Blue Jays Podcast

Justin and Patrick discuss the impact of adding Chad Green to the roster mid-season once his recovery from Tommy John surgery is complete.  The guys highlight the non-roster invitees to spring training which includes top prospect Ricky Tiedemann. The Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame announced members of the 2023 class headlined by Jesse Barfield. 
  1. BFMD Episode 223 – The Toronto Chad Jays
  2. BFMD Episode 222 – Whit Merrifield Renaissance
  3. BFMD Episode 221 – Bo Money, Bo Problems?
  4. BFMD Episode 220 – Belt a Blue Jay & 26-Man Roster Debate
  5. BFMD Episode 219 – Welcome to the Varsho

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.