At The Letters

Ben Nicholson-Smith is Sportsnet’s baseball editor. Arden Zwelling is a senior writer. Together, they bring you the most in-depth Blue Jays podcast in the league, covering off all the latest news with opinion and analysis, as well as interviews with other insiders and team members.

Recent Episodes
Collision Course
Sep 17, 2021
Sep 17, 2021
Collision Course

Another incredible week for the Blue Jays (00:27) sets up some interesting decisions on the pitching staff (11:32). Plus, Arden and Ben discuss potential wild-card game opponents (32:53), the unpredictability of October (39:15) and the possibility of play-in games (46:32).

This episode is produced and sound engineered by Christian Ryan and hosted by Arden Zwelling and Ben Nicholson-Smith.

Contact us: attheletters@sportsnet.ca

Audio Credits: Sportsnet

The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Sports & Media or any affiliates.

Sep 10, 2021
Watch out for the Blue Jays

Suddenly the Blue Jays are unstoppable (1:37). Arden and Ben break down the team’s recent hot streak (11:46), marvel at their starting rotation (23:14) and investigate some of the remaining questions facing the Jays (32:30).

This episode is produced and sound engineered by Andrew Norton and hosted by Ben Nicholson-Smith and Arden Zwelling.

Contact us: attheletters@sportsnet.ca

Audio Credits: Sportsnet

The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Media Inc. or any affiliate.

Sep 3, 2021
The Final Push

The Blue Jays need a strong final month to make the playoffs (00:30) but they’re still not hitting as well as you’d expect (19:58). Plus, Arden and Ben break down the pros and cons of expanded rosters (25:57), a surprising pitching staff (31:13) and some recent additions to the outfield mix (50:03).

This episode is produced and sound engineered by Christian Ryan and hosted by Arden Zwelling and Ben Nicholson-Smith.

Contact us: attheletters@sportsnet.ca

Audio Credits: Sportsnet

The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Sports & Media or any affiliates.

Aug 26, 2021
It's Slipping Away

The painful losses keep coming for the Blue Jays so Ben and guest host Nick Ashbourne attempt to understand what’s happening (01:37) before having a discussion about blame (18:28). Plus, dream destinations for a home series (25:00), the ups and downs of Kirk (30:24) and a discussion about free agency (42:18).

This episode is produced and sound engineered by Christian Ryan and hosted by Ben Nicholson-Smith.

Contact us: attheletters@sportsnet.ca

Audio Credits: Sportsnet

The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Sports & Media or any affiliates.

Aug 20, 2021
A Trip To Forget

A bad road trip cost the Blue Jays in the standings (00:46) and the bullpen’s just not inspiring much trust (6:18). Arden and Ben break down what it means for the Jays before discussing the implications of the Springer injury (22:46), appreciating Teoscar’s hot streak (33:22) and taking stock of some new arrivals (41:17). 

This episode is produced and sound engineered by Andrew Norton and hosted by Arden Zwelling and Ben Nicholson-Smith.

Contact us: attheletters@sportsnet.ca

The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Media Inc. or any affiliate.