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Week 16, 2019: Only You Can Prevent Dugout Fires
July 16, 2019 11:42 AM PDT
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On the newest Around the Nest, Jay-talking around the Blue Jays' system, Jim Tarabocchia smiley21) talks about the ending of Dunedin's winning streak and Cal Stevenson's hitting streak; Bob Lipman (10:03) makes his debut to talk New Hampshire's enigmatic, talented staff; Rob Fai (14:53) breaks down Philip Clarke and a resurgent Vancouver squad; Zach Helton (21:53) evaluates Bluefield's best hitting tools; host Jesse Goldberg-Strassler (32:50) talks about Eric Pardinho and Lansing's successful road trip; and the pod finishes with a pair of interviews, with Jacob Waguespack (38:00) and VP of High Performance Angus Mugford (45:01).

Week 15: Sunshine and Roses
July 10, 2019 08:48 AM PDT
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On this week's Around the Nest, Jim Tarabocchia raves about the red hot Dunedin Blue Jays (1:05) while Rob Fai has the opposite to share about the Vancouver Canadians (10:50); Tyler Murray talks Nate Pearson, Logan Warmoth and the New Hampshire Fisher Cats (18:38); Zach Helton's Bluefield Blue Jays are scoring touchdowns (28:34); Adam Jaksa talks Eric Pardinho and the Lansing Lugnuts (34:04); Pat Malacaro wraps things up with a check with the Buffalo Bisons; and Jesse Goldberg-Strassler interviews Blue Jays special advisor to the GM Jason Bere (50:47).

Week 14, 2019: All the Affiliates are Here!
June 29, 2019 09:32 AM PDT
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It's a full house on the latest Around the Nest: Jim Tarabocchia in Dunedin starts us off smiley43); Rob Fai has early observations of 2019 draft class and Yorman Rodriguez's hot bat in Vancouver (9:04); Zach Helton checks in from Bluefield with thoughts on a trio of top prospects and hot-hitting Angel Camacho/Spencer Horwitz (14:23); Adam Jaksa has the latest from Lansing (20:20); Pat Malacaro dishes on Fish Fry's secret in Buffalo (27:23); Tyler Zickel takes up the mantle in New Hampshire (34:08); and we wrap up with a conversation with the trilingual Otto Lopez (42:04).

Week 13, 2019: Tarabocchia Takeover
June 24, 2019 11:51 AM PDT
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With host Jesse Goldberg-Strassler away, Dunedin broadcaster Jim Tarabocchia takes over the hosting duties, talking Max Scherzer striking out ten after breaking his nose; the latest with the D-Jays (5:15); Bo Bichette and the red-hot Buffalo Bisons with Pat Malacaro (7:27); and key contributors, like Zach Logue, Logan Warmoth, Alberto Mineo and Santiago Espinal, for the New Hampshire Fisher Cats with Tyler Murray (14:40).

Week 12, 2019: Northwest League and Playoff Bound
June 17, 2019 01:16 PM PDT
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On this week's show, Jay-talking around the Blue Jays' system: Jim Tarabocchia on the playoff bound Dunedin Blue Jays smiley28); Pat Malacaro on Bo Bichette's return to Triple-A and Patrick Kivlehan's emergence (11:41); Tyler Zickel on the Eastern League turning to split-season play and a near no-hitter (20:09); Rob Fai previews the Vancouver Canadians' season, just underway (26:44); host Jesse Goldberg-Strassler describes Griffin Conine's latest exploits (35:21); and Lansing Lugnuts dietitian Allison Tropf discusses her role in the Minor Leagues (39:49).

Week 11, 2019: All-Stars and Draft Days
June 12, 2019 12:39 PM PDT
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On this week's Around the Nest, Jim Tarabocchia tells why this year's Dunedin Blue Jays are better than the 2017 champs smiley30), Tyler Murray crushes the social media game in New Hampshire (8:20), Pat Malacaro offers thoughts on Graham Spraker and Zach Logue's cups of coffee in Buffalo (16:40), Adam Jaksa breaks down Lansing's Midwest League All-Stars, and Minor League hitting coordinator Hunter Mense breaks down Griffin Conine and Alejandro Kirk (38:32).

Week 10, 2019: Griffin D'Or
June 03, 2019 11:31 AM PDT
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Griffin Conine has arrived in Lansing, Logan Warmoth is heating up in Dunedin, Forrest Wall and Riley Adams are breaking out in New Hampshire, and Teoscar Hernandez is taking steps in the right direction in Buffalo! It's the latest from around the Blue Jays system, with the Lugnuts' Adam Jaksa (1:40), the D-Jays' Jim Tarabocchia (8:08), the Bisons' Pat Malacaro (17:36), the Fisher Cats' Tyler Zickel (24:08), and a conversation with Conine himself.

Week 9, 2019: All-Star D-Jays & Cavan gets the call
May 27, 2019 03:18 PM PDT
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On this week's Around the Nest, Jim Tarabocchia talks Dunedin's four All-Stars (1:18), Pat Malacaro previews Cavan Biggio's MLB promotion and breaks down Sean Reid-Foley's recent gem (9:17), Tyler Zickel recaps New Hampshire's dominant starting pitching (17:18), Jesse Goldberg-Strassler talks about how the recent call-ups to Lansing are fitting in (26:52), and then the pod concludes with a conversation with outfielder Reggie Pruitt, currently leading the Midwest League in steals (33:40).

Week 8, 2019: Introducing... Cre Finfrock
May 21, 2019 01:03 PM PDT
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The voices of the Blue Jays organization join host Jesse Goldberg-Strassler to share their favorite memories and moments from watching Minor League Baseball, plus the latest insights from the past week, beginning with Jim Tarabocchia in Dunedin smiley52), Tyler Murray in New Hampshire (8:00), Adam Jaksa in Lansing (18:10) and a surprise appearance by Pat Malacaro in Buffalo (30:12). Then the show wraps up with an interview with Lansing reliever Cre Finfrock.

Week 7, 2019: That Special Sauce
May 14, 2019 12:53 PM PDT
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It's the latest from the past week's worth of action in the Blue Jays' organization: Jim Tarabocchia smiley44) shares how the Dunedin Blue Jays are excelling during the renovation of its home ballpark, Adam Jaksa (10:43) on the Lansing Lugnuts' road trip to Iowa City due to the flooding in Davenport, plus the latest from the New Hampshire Fisher Cats with Tyler Zickel (20:30), the Buffalo Bisons with Pat Malacaro (27:11), and a conversation with catcher Ryan Gold.

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