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
Assessing The Path To The Majors For Pearson
Jul 3, 2020
Jul 3, 2020
Assessing The Path To The Majors For Pearson

Now that the minor-league season has been cancelled, prospect development looks completely different. Arden and Ben discuss what that means for Nate Pearson and others in the Blue Jays system.

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

Audio Credits: YouTube.com/MLB

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.

Jun 26, 2020
Anticipating A One-Of-A-Kind Blue Jays Season

It took a while, but baseball’s back. Arden and Ben discuss what the return-to-play plans mean for the Blue Jays and the many remaining questions facing the Toronto organization.

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

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.

Jun 19, 2020
Scott MacArthur Talks Coming Out, MLB Labour, Blue Jays

One year after coming out publicly, Sportsnet 590 The FAN radio host Scott MacArthur joins Arden and Ben to talk Pride, MLB labour and the Blue Jays’ chances in 2020.

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

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.

Jun 12, 2020
Could Austin Martin Be The Jays’ Next Core Player?

By drafting Austin Martin, the Blue Jays landed a player some considered the best prospect in the draft. Arden and Ben discuss the surprising circumstances that allowed Toronto to land Martin and look ahead at what comes next for MLB.

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

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.

May 29, 2020
Blue Jays Facing Challenges Ahead Of Shortened Draft

In less than two weeks, the Blue Jays will make their highest draft choice in decades. Jim Callis of MLB Pipeline and Shi Davidi join Arden and Ben to discuss the challenge and the opportunity facing Jays decision makers.

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

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.