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Week 20, 2019: Below Bo
August 12, 2019 01:41 PM PDT
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Come on down! Gameshow Night approaches in New Hampshire, as we discuss all of the goings-on below Bo Bichette's record-breaking achievements in Toronto. Jim Tarabocchia (0:29) has the latest on Chavez Young and Dunedin's renovation; Buffalo's Pat Malacaro (8:32) checks in from the road; New Hampshire's Tyler Murray (15:00) welcomes Yennsy Diaz back from the Majors; Bluefield's Zach Helton (22:08) talks DJ Daniels; Lansing's Adam Jaksa (28:14) offers thoughts on Cobi Johnson's hitless gem; and Jesse Goldberg-Strassler interviews Nicaraguan lefty Randy Pondler to conclude the show.

Week 19, 2019: Meet the New Guys!
August 04, 2019 03:34 PM PDT
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There are NINE different segments on this week's show, focusing on the Blue Jays at the Trade Deadline: Potomac's Erik Bremer tells about new acquisition Kyle Johnston (0:45), Rob Fai talks Vancouver All-Stars (6:00), Syracuse's Michael Tricarico on Anthony Kay (11:52), Jim Tarabocchia on losing Cal Stevenson/Dunedin (18:25), Zach Helton on Justin Ammons/Bluefield (24:16), Bob Lipman on Nate Pearson/New Hampshire (30:24), Adam Jaksa on Lansing's wiffle ball game! (35:31), Mick Gillispie on Thomas Hatch (41:14), and Kevin Fitzgerald on Simeon Woods Richardson (46:45). Whew!

Week 18, 2019: Bambi on Ice
July 30, 2019 11:53 AM PDT
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As Jesse Goldberg-Strassler hosts from the Lansing Lugnuts' team bus en route to the ballpark, we discuss the highest ceilings and floors in the Blue Jays' organization, plus: Jim Tarabocchia talks Dunedin's rain-affected schedule (0:31), Zach Helton looks at some better pitching in Bluefield (13:15), Tyler Murray offers observations of Nate Pearson's latest dominating effort in New Hampshire (22:34), plus Pat Malacaro from Buffalo (30:42), Rob Fai in Vancouver (37:50), and Jesse on an epically long 8th inning for Lansing (45:00), before we wrap up with an interview with Gabriel Moreno (54:16).

Week 17, 2019: Having a Heat Wave
July 23, 2019 02:09 PM PDT
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Things are heating up, around the planet and more specifically in the cities where the Blue Jays' MiLB affiliates play ball, with the Dunedin Blue Jays pushing through a recent dry spell smiley30), Kevin Smith's bat blazing for New Hampshire (8:40), the Buffalo Bisons preparing for Blue Jays Weekend (16:27), Zach Helton breaking down the Bluefield Blue Jays' pitching tools), Vancouver heating up behind manager Casey Candaele's cool approach (27:54), and Johnny Aiello's ongoing on-base streak for Lansing (34:37).

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).

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