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J.P. Arencibia and Nick Ashbourne discuss all things Blue Jays with a variety of guests, pulling the curtain back on big-league life on and off the field.

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J.P. Arencibia and Nick Ashbourne discuss all things Blue Jays with a variety of guests, pulling the curtain back on big-league life on and off the field.

    Reese McGuire - The 2019 season comes to a close

    Reese McGuire - The 2019 season comes to a close

    The Toronto Blue Jays officially saw their 2019 season come to an end on Sunday. Toronto Blue Jays catcher Reese McGuire talks about bonding with the team's other young players, making the jump to the majors, and his plans for the offseason. Plus, we hand out roses and thorns for the 2019 season.
     
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    T.J. Zeuch - Making the majors, pitching style, and late-season storylines

    T.J. Zeuch - Making the majors, pitching style, and late-season storylines

    Toronto Blue Jays pitcher T.J. Zeuch threw a no-hitter in Triple-A, and now he's a part of a major league rotation. He breaks down his pitching style and explains why nobody would answer his call when he tried to share the news that he made the big leagues. Plus, a definitive ranking of the most exciting storylines left in the season.
     
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    Anthony Kay - Donuts, Canadian snacks, and catcher rotations

    Anthony Kay - Donuts, Canadian snacks, and catcher rotations

    Toronto Blue Jays rookie Anthony Kay has endeared himself to the fanbase in a short time with his adventures in Canadian snack food culture. He gives some insights on his favourites, as well as the secret world of MLB donuts. Plus, the Blue Jays have a good problem on their hands with two young catchers.
     
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    Anthony Alford - Football, big league pitching, and 100 losses

    Anthony Alford - Football, big league pitching, and 100 losses

    Toronto Blue Jays outfield prospect Anthony Alford is back in the major leagues, looking to make his mark and solidify his spot on the club. After making the choice to pursue a career in baseball over football, JP throws a series of 'would you rather' questions at him to see if there are any moments he wishes he could still pull off while wearing the pads. Plus, the Red Sox firing of Dave Dombrowski, and whether a 100-loss season will feel like a complete failure in Toronto.
     
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    Jacob Waguespack - Nicknames, staying private, and tailgating season.

    Jacob Waguespack - Nicknames, staying private, and tailgating season.

    Toronto Blue Jays pitcher Jacob Waguespack is another young member of the team that has made his major league debut in the 2019 season. He shares the details of his journey from being undrafted all the way to the big leagues, stakes his claim to many nicknames, and describes how he's managed to master six different pitches. Plus, J.P. and Nick talk about the value of players understanding analytics, and first-hand accounts of Justin Verlander's latest no-hitter.
     
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    Bullpen Coach Matt Buschmann - Developing players, learning the ropes, high performance.

    Bullpen Coach Matt Buschmann - Developing players, learning the ropes, high performance.

    Toronto Blue Jays bullpen coach Matt Buschmann has made a quick transition from being a major league pitcher to landing on a major league coaching staff. He shares some of his philosophies on player development, pitching, and the game at large. Plus, does Keon Broxton's suspension make sense for an incident that is pretty clearly an accident, and how will we ever know if a high performance department does a good job.
     
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57 Ratings

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I look forward for this podcast!

I LOVE this podcast! As a lifelong blue jays fan and a proud Torontonian, I appreciate JP's appreciation and understanding of Toronto Nick is awesome, and I like his questions and insights It's a throwback to a time in jays fan history where the players didn't have social media, and hearing what JP and his teammates got up to, as well as their insights and thoughts, makes me super happy, keep up the awesome work boys !

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