Blue Jays: Jays Journal Podcast- “Only The Young Can Say”

BOSTON, MA - SEPTEMBER 27: Teoscar Hernandez
BOSTON, MA - SEPTEMBER 27: Teoscar Hernandez /

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Jays Journal Podcast – October 2. ”Only The Young Can Say.”

As the Toronto Blue Jays closed out what will long be remembered as an easily forgotten season with a 2-1 victory over the Bronx Bombers, many important questions linger that will substantially influence the mindset of fans as they brace themselves for a 2018 season of serious transition and identity re-alignment.

We’re overjoyed in having two of the best baseball bloggers and writers you’ll find across North America; freelance writer and reporter for Metroland Media, Vice Sports, The Globe and Mail, and Sportsnet, Shawn W. Smith (@shawn_w_smith), along with the Jays Journal minor league guru and talent evaluator, Craig Borden (@Craigers1221). Together with host Ari Shapiro, the three find themselves in the think tank mulling over such issues as:

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If the Bautista era is truly at an end and what his future in MLB holds (2:10), are there really better options than Jose on the 2018 free agent market (5:30), should Anthony Alford be given a full opportunity to realize his place with this team in 2018 (7:46), will Teoscar Hernandez successfully turn his promising September into a meaningful April (11:58), could blister issues repeat themselves and haunt both Sanchez and Stroman next year (16:39), on the team’s depth and why too many reclamation projects is a recipe for failure (21:15), and why the Japanese Babe Ruth should be a serious consideration for this frugal front office (24:22).

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