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
Scouting The International Market With Andrew Tinnish
Oct 22, 2020
Oct 22, 2020
Scouting The International Market With Andrew Tinnish

First, some thoughts on Mark Shapiro’s latest comments. Then, Blue Jays VP Andrew Tinnish joins Arden and Ben to share some international scouting stories about the likes of Vlad Jr. and Alejandro Kirk.

This episode is produced and sound engineered by Christian Ryan, and hosted by Ben Nicholson-Smith and Arden Zwelling. Our video and social media producer is Mike Tassone.

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.

Oct 16, 2020
The Blue Jays’ Many Off-Season Decisions

After an early playoff exit, it’s time to plan ahead. Arden and Ben discuss everything from club options to non-tenders to trade targets in this wide-ranging off-season preview episode.

This episode is produced and sound designed by Christian Ryan, and hosted by Ben Nicholson-Smith and Arden Zwelling. Our video and social media producer is Mike Tassone.

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.

Oct 1, 2020
Missed Opportunity Ends Memorable Jays Season

Just like that, it’s all over. Arden and Ben look back at a missed opportunity against the Rays and review some of the moments and decisions that led the Blue Jays to where they are.

This episode is produced and sound engineered by Christian Ryan, and hosted by Ben Nicholson-Smith and Arden Zwelling. Our video and social media producer is Mike Tassone.

Audio Credits: YouTube.com/MLB; 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 28, 2020
How Can The Jays Upset The Rays?

The playoffs are here — and the Blue Jays have a huge opportunity in front of them. Arden and Ben look ahead the series against the Rays, making sense of a surprise pitching decision and more.

This podcast is produced and sound engineered by Christian Ryan, and hosted by Ben Nicholson-Smith and Arden Zwelling. Mike Tassone is our video and social media producer.

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.

Sep 23, 2020
Tactical Decisions Await Jays As Playoffs Near

How much will Alejandro Kirk catch? Who would start Game 2? With the Blue Jays on the brink of the playoffs, Arden and Ben look ahead at some decisions the team will soon be facing.

This episode is produced and sound engineered by Christian Ryan, and hosted by Ben Nicholson-Smith and Arden Zwelling. Our video and social media producer is Mike Tassone

Audio Credits: Sportsnet; 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.