The 7th Inning Stretch Podcast #18 – Let’s Mess With Texas

Right after Toronto’s massive 10-1 victory over Texas in Game 1 of the ALDS, Asher & Matt are joined by old pal Peter Houston to recap the torrid start to the postseason, look ahead to the upcoming DS games, and wax philosophical and political about what’s wrong with the crowd culture at the SkyDome. 

The 7th Inning Stretch Podcast #17: Wild Thing

Playoffs!!!!1! Matt & Asher tee you up for everything you need to know about the Blue Jays Wild Card playoff game against the Baltimore Orioles.  Is Stroman over Liriano the right call? Carrera a guaranteed starter? What to make of the struggling bullpen? And Name That Bird! (Guys who have played for both the Blue […]

The 7th Inning Stretch Podcast #16: Septemberphobia

Matt and Asher look ahead to the final 23 games of the season, and advise whether it’s time to hit the Panic Button or the Simmer Switch. What are the X-factors heading into this weekend’s massive series against the Red Sox? Plus, a little rant about how to deal with a loss on social media. […]

The 7th Inning Stretch Podcast #15: Dioner Another Day

As Dioner Navarro returns for a second tour of duty for the Blue Jays, Asher & Matt speculate how he and Russell Martin might be used down the stretch. With the team close to full health, what is the ideal lineup? The Joey Votto Homecoming rumours continue to swirl, but is he actually a fit […]

The 7th Inning Stretch Podcast #14: First Place

After another series win in the Bronx, Matt & Asher discuss what improvements, if any, the Blue Jays need to make down the stretch to remain in first place. Where do J.A. Happ, Marco Estrada & Aaron Sanchez stand in the Cy Young race? How about Edwin Encarnacion & Josh Donaldson for MVP? And things […]

The 7th Inning Stretch Podcast #13: The Vale of Aaron

We’ve made it to a baker’s dozen of podcast episodes! It’s our first ever (unintentional) two-day episode! Started Thursday night with a debate on the State of the Sanchize, and due to a Bell internet outage, concluded Friday with an evaluation of the Blue Jays moves at the trade deadline. And, of course, Name That Jay. 

The 7th Inning Stretch Podcast #12: Decisions, Decisions – 06/29/16

Aaron Sanchez to the bullpen, Marcus Stroman to Triple-A, Jose Bautista to another team. These are the conundrums hanging over the team as we move to the summer months, so Matt & Asher weigh in on them all; our hosts struggle this week, but can you Name That Jay?

The 7th Inning Stretch Podcast #11: Throwback Thursday – 06/16/16

Episode 11 of The 7th Inning Stretch takes us down memory lane–both in the recording studio and on the field. JaysBalk co-founder Peter Houston joins Asher & Matt from B.C. to chime in on the recent turnaround for the Boys in Blue, who have us feeling like it’s 2015 all over again. Is Marco Estrada […]

The 7th Inning Stretch Podcast #10 – The Turning Point – 05/30/16

In episode 10, Asher & Matt talk about–what else–the bullpen. Where do we go from here with Drew Storen, Gavin Floyd, and Jesse Chavez? Should Zeke Carrera get more time over Kevin Pillar? Who is going to be better long-term, Marcus Stroman or Aaron Sanchez? And Name That Jay discusses some obscure hypothetical bobblehead trios.

The 7th Inning Stretch Podcast #09: The Punch

Asher & Matt weigh in on the controversial 8th inning in Texas on Sunday afternoon. Was anybody in the right? How will MLB discipline those involved? An unintentional dive into the mindset of Blue Jays fans towards Jose Bautista; and the latest Name That Jay.