Category Archives: Baseball

The 5th Deck Podcast – S1E10 – Raining in Baltimore

Title: The 5th Deck Podcast – S1E10 – Raining in Baltimore
Date: April 6, 2017
Original Source: The Athletic
Synopsis: In the latest edition of The 5th Deck Podcast, Jonah Birenbaum and I discuss the start of the Toronto Blue Jays season.
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The 5th Deck Podcast – S1E09 – High Performance

Title: The 5th Deck Podcast – S1E09 – High Performance
Date: March 30, 2017
Original Source: The Athletic
Synopsis: In the latest edition of The 5th Deck Podcast, Arden Zwelling and I discuss final roster decisions, the Blue Jays’ high performance center, and more.
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Jays Care Young Professionals’ fantasy baseball draft clinic

Title:  Jays Care Young Professionals’ fantasy baseball draft clinic
Date: March 28, 2017
Original Source: Jays Care Young Professionals
Synopsis: I was a panel member at the Jays Care Young Professionals’ fantasy baseball draft clinic.
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The 5th Deck Podcast – S1E08 – Are we there yet?

Title: The 5th Deck Podcast – S1E08 – Are we there yet?
Date: March 23, 2017
Original Source: The Athletic
Synopsis: In the latest edition of The 5th Deck Podcast, Jonah Birenbaum and I discuss the John Gibbons extension, a bunch of spring training news, and Dan Duquette being a clown.
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The 5th Deck Podcast – S1E07 – Mayza Lazers

Title: The 5th Deck Podcast – S1E07 – Mayze Lazers
Date: March 16, 2017
Original Source: The Athletic
Synopsis: In the latest edition of The 5th Deck Podcast, Israel Fehr and I discuss the World Baseball Classic, the Blue Jays’ bullpen battle, and more.
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The 5th Deck Podcast – S1E06 – A Red Bull-chugging infielder by any other name

Title: The 5th Deck Podcast – S1E06 – A Red Bull-chugging infielder by any other name
Date: March 9, 2017
Original Source: The Athletic
Synopsis: In the latest edition of The 5th Deck Podcast, Andrew Stoeten and I discuss the World Baseball Classic, the Blue Jays’ infield depth, and more.
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The 5th Deck Podcast – S1E05 – 3 pitching coaches in a trench coat

Title: The 5th Deck Podcast – S1E05 – 3 pitching coaches in a trench coat
Date: March 2, 2017
Original Source: The Athletic
Synopsis: In the latest edition of The 5th Deck Podcast, Jonah Birenbaum and I discuss Kevin Pillar as a lead-off candidate, the Blue Jays bullpen, and a bunch more.
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The 5th Deck Podcast – S1E03 – Best shape of their lives

Title: The 5th Deck Podcast – S1E03 – Best shape of their lives
Date: February 16, 2017
Original Source: The Athletic
Synopsis: In the latest edition of The 5th Deck Podcast, Israel Fehr and I discuss Dalton Pompey’s potential, Joe Biagini’s role, and other Blue Jays spring training storylines.
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The 5th Deck Podcast – S1E02 – Springtime in Kamagaya

Title: The 5th Deck Podcast – S1E02 – Springtime in Kamagaya
Date: February 9, 2017
Original Source: The Athletic
Synopsis: In the latest edition of The 5th Deck Podcast, Arden Zwelling and I discuss Japanese phenom Shohei Otani and examine the Blue Jays’ pitching staff ahead of Spring Training.
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The 5th Deck Podcast – S1E01 – No half measures

Title: The 5th Deck Podcast – S1E01 – No half measures
Date: February 2, 2017
Original Source: The Athletic
Synopsis: In the first official edition of The 5th Deck Podcast, Jonah Keri and I discuss the Toronto Blue Jays’ approach to the offseason and their standing ahead of Spring Training.
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