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Greg Wisniewski, Joshua Howsam and occasional guests from around the baseball World talk about everything you want to know about the Blue Jays and noteworthy developments in the game, with a little bit of added fun.

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Greg Wisniewski, Joshua Howsam and occasional guests from around the baseball World talk about everything you want to know about the Blue Jays and noteworthy developments in the game, with a little bit of added fun.

    ATW Episode 194: A Fresh Pair of Sox

    ATW Episode 194: A Fresh Pair of Sox

    In the first episode of their AL East preview series, Matthew Kory of Sox Outsider stops by (19:00) to discuss the Boston Red Sox' offseason, their pitching staff strengths and weaknesses, and what he expects out of their strong, if top-heavy offence.

    Greg and Josh also go over some early notes from Dunedin, the re-acquisition of Travis Bergen, the Blue Jays radio broadcast and what the new baseball could mean for some Jays hitters. They also answer listener questions and give a Do Over to Sportsnet.

    • 55 min
    ATW Episode 193: Panik Springs Eternal

    ATW Episode 193: Panik Springs Eternal

    Greg and Josh discuss the additions of David Phelps, Joe Panik and Joel Payamps and the DFA of Derek Fisher and how all those moves together paint a picture of how the Jays might build their 26-man roster for opening day. They also answer a slew of listener questions, going into some depth about the rotation situation, and give a Do Over to MLB's front office.

    • 43 min
    ATW Episode 192: Getting Up Off the Matz

    ATW Episode 192: Getting Up Off the Matz

    Greg and Josh discuss the coincidentally-timed trade for Steven Matz, including his ultimate upside and how he fits into the rotation/bullpen, the addition of Francisco Liriano and how he could be deployed, the next logical steps for the club and the impact of the finalized rules/schedule for MLB. They also answer listener questions and give out a couple of Do Overs.

    • 43 min
    ATW Episode 191: Finishing Touches

    ATW Episode 191: Finishing Touches

    Greg and Josh discuss the latest big move by the Toronto Blue Jays; the signing of shortstop-turned-second basemen, Marcus Semien. They go over his deceptively solid 2020 season, his upside, his defensive reputation and what the signing means for the infield situation and the team going forward. They also go over some of the comments made by Mark Shapiro and Ross Atkins about future payroll and finishing off the offseason and the report that the Cactus League wants to delay spring training. Finally they answer listener questions and talk about some Hall of Fame nonsense.

    • 44 min
    ATW Episode 190: Putting a Spring in our Step

    ATW Episode 190: Putting a Spring in our Step

    Greg and Josh go over a crazy 48 hour period in Blue Jays land after a couple of months of silence. They start by discussing the huge move to sign George Springer including what he brings to the table, why he was the best fit and the rarity of this type of move for the Blue Jays. They also go over the signing of Kirby Yates and how the Jays took advantage of a rare availability in the market, the pickup of Tyler Chatwood, the odyssey that was the Michael Brantley "signing," and what comes next for the Blue Jays. Finally they answer a slew of listener questions then give out two Do Overs.

    • 1 hr 2 min
    ATW Episode 189: Feeling Oakland A-OK

    ATW Episode 189: Feeling Oakland A-OK

    Jesse Goldberg-Strassler, voice of the formerly Blue Jays affiliated Lansing Lugnuts, stops by (25:05) to talk about dealing with the loss of the minor league season, how Lansing made use of the facilities, the uncertainty that came with the pending minor league cutbacks, learning about the move to Oakland and finally to reminisce about a player he watched thrive unexpectedly for Toronto.

    Greg and Josh also discuss the slow offseason, the many intriguing possibilities that it holds for Toronto, Mark Shapiro's latest comments and what we can take from them, Hyun-Jin Ryu's meeting with posted free agent Ha-Seong Kim and Kim's latest quotes, Vlad Jr. playing 3B in Winter Ball and the organizational reshuffling. Finally, they give out a Do Over to the Phillies owner and to the New York Yankees.

    • 1 hr 6 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
57 Ratings

57 Ratings

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Top Notch

Love the banter and insights you guys bring to the show! Always fun and informative. Keep it up!

b2sum ,

Great listen!

Always enjoy the insight these two bring to the blue jays and baseball in general

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Entertaining and Insightful

This is a quality podcast where the hosts manage to entertain as they analyze the team. Fun and interesting segments about MLB in general as well make this appealing beyond just Jays fans.

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