Blue Jays: Jays Journal Podcast- “The Power of Speed”

BOSTON, MA - SEPTEMBER 27: Josh Donaldson
BOSTON, MA - SEPTEMBER 27: Josh Donaldson /

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Jays Journal Podcast – November 13. “The Power of Speed.”

The winter meetings are an extraordinary time when front offices jockey for position in the hopes of landing the big talent and changing the fortunes of their team. It’s also a time to take stock of one’s priorities in the effort to avoid mediocrity at all costs, and in the case of the Toronto Blue Jays, it means creating a sense of hope in fans who simply aren’t buying into the notion that this team is ready to compete in the 2018 regular season.

We’re happy to be joined by three Blue Jays aficionados who know a thing or two about the past, present, and future of this team; Ben Nicholson-Smith (@bnicholsonsmith) of Sportsnet, Jesse Goldberg-Strassler (@jgoldstrass) of the Lansing Lugnuts, and Chris Henderson (@Baseball4Brains) of our very own Jays Journal. Together, this triumvirate of diamond scribes and purveyors of sober second thought give us their esteemed takes on:

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Their own personal indelible moments in the 2017 World Series (4:02), free agent priorities and the search for internal depth personnel (9:05), why speed and athleticism has become a secondary priority in an unprecedented home run era (13:35), on the extinct nature of fan favorites and how this organization puts them out to pasture (19:44), and possible scenarios should Bichette and Guerrero Jr., end up stumbling in 2019 (25:38). 

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