Category Archives: Baseball

Podcast Appearance: Even Odds Podcast

Title: Podcast Appearance: Even Odds Podcast
Date: June 20, 2021
Original Source: Even Odds Podcast
Synopsis: I joined the latest edition of The Even Odds Podcast to play some sports trivia against some friends.
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Digging into Reese McGuire’s opportunity with the Blue Jays this season and beyond

Title: Digging into Reese McGuire’s opportunity with the Blue Jays this season and beyond
Date: August 2, 2019
Original Source: The Athletic
Synopsis: In my latest for The Athletic Toronto, I wrote about Blue Jays’ catcher Reese McGuire, a formerly touted prospect with a small window ahead to make a case for his future with the club.
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Sharpshooters: Bret Hart tweet sparks childhood memories for Borucki brothers

Title: Sharpshooters: Bret Hart tweet sparks childhood memories for Borucki brothers
Date: September 21, 2018
Original Source: The Athletic
Synopsis: In my latest for The Athletic Toronto, I wrote about Blue Jays’ starter Ryan Borucki, a tweet of support he received from Bret Hart, and a brotherly bond over wrestling.
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Blue Jays’ Curtis Granderson trades his bat for title belt, brainbusters at Slammiversary main event

Title: Blue Jays’ Curtis Granderson trades his bat for title belt, brainbusters at Slammiversary main event
Date: July 23, 2018
Original Source: The Athletic
Synopsis: In my latest for The Athletic Toronto, I wrote about Curtis Granderson’s involvement in Impact Wrestling’s Slammiversary event, his wrestling fandom, and Impact’s growth under new ownership.
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MVP To NBA

Title: MVP To NBA
Date: July 20, 2018
Original Source: Raptors905.com
Synopsis: I’m going to be helping Raptors.com and Raptors905.com out a bit this year. In my latest on the 905 side, I wrote about Lorenzo Brown turning his Raptors 905 MVP season into an NBA deal with the Raptors.
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Raptors Trade Deadline Primer

Title: Raptors Trade Deadline Primer
Date: February 6, 2018
Original Source: Raptors.com
Synopsis: I’m going to be helping Raptors.com out a bit this year. In my latest for them, I went over what fans need to know ahead of the NBA trade deadline.
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Ricky Romero Is Determined to Make an Improbable Comeback to the Majors

Title: Ricky Romero Is Determined to Make an Improbable Comeback to the Majors
Date: December 19, 2017
Original Source: Vice
Synopsis: For my latest at Vice, I wrote about Ricky Romero, whose injury struggles – mental and physical – are behind him as he attempts to make a comeback.
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We Need More Joey Votto Baseball Analysis in Our Lives

Title: We Need More Joey Votto Baseball Analysis in Our Lives
Date: November 1, 2017
Original Source: Vice
Synopsis: For my latest at Vice, I graded Joey Votto’s debut as a baseball analyst as a major success.
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Brett Anderson Is Comfortable Being Unconventional

Title: Brett Anderson Is Comfortable Being Unconventional
Date: September 29, 2017
Original Source: Vice
Synopsis: For my latest at Vice, I wrote about Brett Anderson’s latest comeback attempt, and employing some self-deprecation to help fight his way through the ups and downs.
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The 5th Deck Podcast – S1E18 – Large Mashing Teens

Title: The 5th Deck Podcast – S1E18 – Large Mashing Teens
Date: July 13, 2017
Original Source: The Athletic
Synopsis: In the latest edition of The 5th Deck Podcast, Jonah Birenbaum and I answer some listener questions.
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