[Podcast] The Gift of Gab: Moreno Debut & Trade Deadline Thoughts
With the arrival of top prospect Gabriel Moreno, the Blue Jays logjam at catcher intensifies. Matt discusses why this is a great time for his debut, tempers expectations, and looks at how his success could impact the team at the trade deadline and offseason. An injury to Hyun-Jin Ryu makes Nate Pearson even more important,…
[Podcast] The Grind Continues
The 7th Inning Stretch Podcast points to positive regression for the bats and wonders if a trip to Cleveland could be part of the remedy.
Praise for Role Players & the Booming Bullpen
Matt discusses role players who have contributed to the Jays’ strong start.
Alek the Ace & the Blue Jays Offensive Woes [Podcast]
Alek Manoah, Hyun-Jin Ryu, and the Blue Jays offense are front and centre in the latest episode of The 7th Inning Stretch Podcast.
Bold Predictions [Podcast]
You can’t have a new baseball season without a few bold predictions.
Allow Me To (Re)Introduce Myself
The 7th Inning Stretch Podcast is back for the 2022 season. Matt highlights the changes to the show for this year.
The 7th Inning Stretch Podcast #35: Tomorrow Starts Today
Baseball is back, baby! On the eve of the 2019 season, join Matt Di Nicolantonio and Asher Roth as they discuss all things Blue Jays. Of course, they start with an update on Vladimir Guerrero Jr. When will he arrive? How impactful can he be? What are the ramifications on the rest of the roster?…
The 7th Inning Stretch Podcast #28: A Dose of Optimism
After a long hiatus, Matt & Asher are back to discuss September call-ups like Teoscar Hernandez and Richard Urena, as well as other prospects in the Blue Jays’ system. Which young players might be around next season? What role will players like Joe Biagini, Lourdes Gurriel Jr and Carlos Ramirez play? And it’s a September-themed…
7th Inning Stretch Podcast #27: Man Gushing
As the Blue Jays creep closer to .500, Asher & Matt discuss the new injuries and what it means for the situations in left field and at second base. Who are some names to consider to fill in at those positions? Should we be worried about Marco Estrada? Does the rise of Dwight Smith Jr…
7th Inning Stretch Podcast #26: A Good Problem To Have
Ahead of J.A. Happ’s return to the rotation, Matt & Asher discuss the return to health of the Blue Jays’ pitching staff. What to do when everyone is healthy? Does Joe Biagini go back to the bullpen, or start at AAA? What about Francisco Liriano? We also apologize to Justin Smoak, and tip our cap…