Dalton Pompey hits safely in his first 11 games in Double-A New Hampshire; Devon Travis arrives in Triple-A Buffalo; and Chase De Jong pitches a gem of a CG, punching Single-A Lansing’s ticket to the postseason! Join the radio voices along the Toronto Blue Jays’ MiLB ladder — Ben Wagner, Tom Gauthier, Jesse Goldberg-Strassler and David Fine — for the latest ins, outs and anecdotes from the organization, talking rain delays, doubleheaders, and the very best ways Mother Nature has stepped in to help out the cause. #AroundtheNest
What’s happening around the Blue Jays’ system? D.J. Davis drives in eight runs in a game, Murphy Smith wins FSL Pitcher of the Week, Dalton Pompey returns to New Hampshire, and Phil Coke ascends from Buffalo. The radio voices of the Jays’ MiLB affiliates from Single-A to Triple-A will talk all of this and more — 139-degree heat index in Louisville, Richard Ureña’s home run pop, J.D. Davis’s impact, draft day stories, and remembering the Mayor of Coca-Cola Field — on the latest Around the Nest!
Partake in a week of insights and outlooks directly from the Blue Jays’ system, proceeding from Matt Hague and the Triple-A Buffalo Bisons to Matt Boyd and the Double-A New Hampshire Fisher Cats, from Luis Santos and the A-Advanced Dunedin Blue Jays to Sean Reid-Foley and the Lansing Lugnuts. At each stop, the radio voices of the Blue Jays’ Minor League affiliates present their latest observations and anecdotes — with a special triple play tinge to the show. #AroundtheNest
After a hiatus while Jesse struggled with the dread flu, Around the Nest returns to talk about Andy Burns and the social-media conscious Buffalo Bisons; K.C. Hobson and the comeback (New Hampshire Fisher) Cats; Jairo Labourt and the walkoff-enjoying Dunedin Blue Jays; and Shane Dawson and the first-place Lugnuts. Bo Schultz is heading up to the Bigs, 1st-rounder Jeff Hoffman has his first two professional starts under his belt, and Ian Parmley is lighting up the Eastern League! Join the broadcasters of the Blue Jays Minor League system for the latest insights and outlooks. #AroundtheNest
Another week of Blue Jays MiLB talk dawns bright and hopeful: from the ascension of Ezequiel Carrera and several key Bisons teammates to the diminutive but dangerous Jorge Flores and J.D. Davis to the vaunted Wing Night of Dunedin, there’s no shortage of attention-grabbing events in the system. Join the voices of the Jays’ Minor Leagues — Triple-A’s Ben Wagner, Double-A’s Tom Gauthier, A-Advanced’s Marshall Kelner, and Single-A’s Jesse Goldberg-Strassler on a Jay-talking trip #AroundtheNest!
What’s the latest from the Blue Jays’ Minor League system? Triple-A Buffalo keeps on winning late, Double-A New Hampshire gets hot, A-Advanced Dunedin lost players to promotions, and Single-A Lansing returns from a week-long road trip featuring dazzling relief from Chase Mallard and Justin Shafer. Join the broadcasters from the Jays’ affiliates — including future PITCH Talks: Buffalo host Ben Wagner — in talking about the first-place Bisons and Lugnuts, the resurgent Fisher Cats, and an intriguing D-Jays squad looking to break out. #AroundtheNest
Join host Jesse Goldberg-Strassler and the voices of the Toronto Blue Jays’ Minor League system for insights and anecdotes from a weather-addled first two weeks of the season. At Single-A Lansing, the Lugnuts sit atop their division thanks to dominance from Chase De Jong and Shane Dawson and a loaded offense. A-Adv. Dunedin’s offense has been scuffling but Jairo Labourt and a strong bullpen are impressing early. The toast of Double-A New Hampshire is Matt Boyd, the Eastern League’s best pitcher through three starts. And at Triple-A Buffalo, the first place Bisons have the best pitching staff in the International League. All this, plus talk about Alberto Tirado, Anthony Alford, and more. #AroundtheNest
The Toronto Blue Jays’ full-season MiLB rosters are filled out, and the Around the Nest crew of broadcasters get you ready for the 2015! From Ben Wagner in Triple-A Buffalo, to Bob Lipman in Double-A New Hampshire, to newcomer Marshall Kelner in A-Advanced Dunedin, to host Jesse Goldberg-Strassler in Single-A Lansing, we break down the most anticipated prospects and let you know about the latest ballpark developments. #AroundtheNest
Around the Nest, Week 23, 2014: Season in Review
AtN Questions of the Week: What were your biggest surprises? What are you looking forward next season?
There’s time for one final jaunt Around the Nest in 2014, wishing the Vancouver Canadians well as they sail off deep into another dramatic Northwest League postseason, and closing the door to the seasons for the Buffalo Bisons, New Hampshire Fisher Cats, Dunedin Blue Jays and Lansing Lugnuts. Join us as we talk favorite games, favorite players and favorite stories with the radio voices of the Jays’ MiLB affiliates.
Host: Jesse Goldberg-Strassler
1. Ben Wagner, Triple-A Buffalo
2. Vince Horsman, interview, Lugnuts pitching coach
3. Tom Gauthier, Double-A New Hampshire
4. Trey Wilson, Single-A Lansing
5. Tyler Murray, A-Adv. Dunedin
Join Buffalo’s Ben Wagner and Lansing’s Jesse Goldberg-Strassler in Toronto next week!