The Jays Journal Podcast is hosted by our own Ari Shapiro, and can be found on blogtalkradio.com. Tune in regularly to hear Ari and a wide range of guests talk about current issues, have roundtable discussions, and regularly take your calls to discuss all things Blue Jays.
Long after the dust has settled on this largely forgettable baseball campaign, the weekend offered fans one last opportunity to bid a generational player farewell as Jose Bautista finished what is likely to be his final homestand as a Toronto Blue Jays player. In front of over 47,000 adoring fans and behind the best attendance in the American League, the team made quick work of the Bronx Bombers in defeating New York, 9-5, and winning the series with conviction.
Host Ari Shapiro is proud to be joined by three baseball luminaries armed with wit and wisdom fair; writer, anthem singer, and statistician for the Blue Jays, Alexis Brudnicki (@baseballexis), podcaster and blogger, Karim Kanji (@karimkanji), and the Jays Journal minor league specialist, Nick Raponi (@nickraponi). Together, they explore:
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What it says that this 2017 team was unable to reach the .500 mark all year (1:48), if the sheer desperation in finding replacements will ever repeat itself (5:40), if the current roster has enough available talent and consistency to be a contender next year (11:40), how a healthy Russell Martin is essentially the key to everything in 2018 (14:33), their off-season expectations (16:20), how Donaldson’s second half OPS has forced the team’s hand (22:01), and if Jose Bautista is truly done with this franchise (29:15).
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Check out our previous episodes below:
- Jays Journal Podcast- Sept 19th– “Autumn’s Lament”
- Jays Journal Podcast- Sept 16th– “Remains of the day”
- Jays Journal Podcast- Sept 12th– “September Blues, April Joy”
- Jays Journal Podcast- Sept 8th- “In Youth We Trust”
- Jays Journal Podcast- Sept 1st- “Back to the Future”
- Jays Journal Podcast- Aug 27th– “The Price of Nostalgia”
- Jays Journal Podcast- Aug 24th– “An Unforgiving Season”
- Jays Journal Podcast- Aug 18th– “Dog Days Be Damned”
- Jays Journal Podcast Exclusive with Jesse Barfield
- Jays Journal Podcast- Aug 7th– “Ruthless Baseball Gods”
- Jays Journal Podcast- Aug 3rd– “Three Wise Men” (Zwelling, Goldberg-Strassler, Henderson)
- Jays Journal Podcast exclusive with the Tao of Stieb
- Jays Journal Exclusive with Jackie Redmond
- Jays Journal Podcast- June 30th– With Sportnet’s Arden Zwelling
- Jays Journal Podcast- June 28th- Todd Stottlemyre, relentlessly candid
- Jays Journal Podcast- featuring guest, Ben Nicholson-Smith
- Jays Journal Podcast Exclusive- The Todd Stottlemyre Interview
- And many more..