If Mark Shapiro and Ross Atkins think they have it tough in Toronto, they should […]
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My latest appearance on TSN 1260 Radio (Edmonton) with host Tyler Yaremchuk (@tyleryaremchuk).
Talking baseball; we covered the upcoming home run derby with Vladimir Guerrero Jr., the state of the Toronto Blue Jays rebuild, different kinds of trade collateral with their current roster, and what to expect from the delightful core of young players (Gurriel Jr., Biggio, Jansen, Tellez) making significant strides throughout the regular season.
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Enjoy the latest Toronto Blue Jays round table recorded on May 20th, 2019 and brought to you by Jays Journal and arishapiro.ca.
Settle in and join host Ari Shapiro and his guests: country musician star and site expert Chris Henderson (@baseball4brains), scouting director and minor league expert Richard Birfer (@richardbirfs), and celebrated writer and public speaker Hayden Godfrey (@haydengodfreyy).
Together, they tackle the issue of resting Vlad Guerrero Jr. hot on the heels of winning AL Player of the Week and in front of a national holiday crowd, how to analyze the reported 25% decrease in attendance over last year and what baseball is doing to combat diminishing interest in the sport, evaluating the fourth year of the Shapiro/Atkins era, why the fourth largest market in baseball has an actualized payroll of $65 million dollars, what to do with Marcus Stroman and Aaron Sanchez as the only legitimate trading chips on the roster, looking back at Roberto Osuna and the price that was paid for making a “moral” baseball trade, and their general speculation on the quality and nature of this enigmatic rebuild.
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