Baseball Central

Jeff Blair and ex-MLBer Kevin Barker discuss all the news and stories on-and-off the major league and minor league diamonds.

Recent Episodes
Sept. 29: Game One
Sep 29, 2020
Sep 29, 2020
Sept. 29: Game One

Jeff & Kevin discuss the Blue Jays and Rays ahead of their series opener, and talk about the surprises on the Blue Jays' roster. Rays studio analyst Orestes Destrade delves into Tampa Bay's season, and what to expect from Blake Snell.  We make our picks for each of the Wild Card round matchups!

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
Sept. 28: Getting Set for Blue Jays-Rays

We discuss the Blue Jays-Rays postseason matchup that gets underway Tuesday, and the possibility that Hyun-Jim Ryu won't start until Game 2.  We also take a look at each of the eight first-round postseason match-ups!

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 25, 2020
Sept. 25: The Blue Jays Are In!

Jeff and Kevin discuss the Blue Jays' clinching of a postseason berth, and begin looking ahead to their likely matchup with the Tampa Bay Rays in the best-of-three first round.  Blue Jays radio voice Ben Wagner talks about the clinching win.  Blue Jays catcher Caleb Joseph chats about the season, and the on-field speech he gave to the team following the win.

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 24, 2020
Sept. 24: One Win Away

The Blue Jays crush the Yankees, and will clinch a postseason berth with one more win. ESPN's Jeff Passan on the season, the Blue Jays' chances against the Rays in the first round, and the awards races.  Should Major League Baseball outlaw position players pitching?

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
Sept. 23: The Magic Number Goes Down To 2

The Blue Jays have another rough outing against the Yankees, but a Mariners loss moves them closer to a postseason berth! Cleveland RHP Cal Quantrill discusses his team's clinching of a playoff spot, what it was like being traded for the first time, and Jose Ramirez's MVP push.  We delve into Robbie Ray ahead of tonight's start for the Blue Jays.

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.