Digging In with J.P. Arencibia
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J.P. Arencibia and Nick Ashbourne discuss all things Blue Jays with a variety of guests, pulling the curtain back on big-league life on and off the field.
||ExplicitRowdy Tellez, Fitzmagic, and a Glimpse Into The Future||Rowdy Tellez joins the show to discuss life in the bigs, his personal struggles and the importance of being vulnerable. J.P. and Nick talk about what's impressed them most about the Blue Jays' rookies and ponder how Ryan Fitzpatrick's le...||9/19/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitSean-Reid Foley, The Donaldson Deal, and Fall League Tales||Sean-Reid Foley joins the show to discuss the origin story of his glorious mustache and his experience with the Blue Jays. J.P. and Nick discuss the fallout from the Josh Donaldson trade. J.P. explains what makes the Arizona Fall League so much fun and.||9/6/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitRyan Borucki, A Bromance for the Ages and Attendance Woes||Ryan Borucki joins the show to talk about his friendship with Danny Jansen, re-live his Chicago sports memories and give a tutorial on deep-dish pizza. J.P. recalls how September callups affect Triple-A teams and chokes at career trivia.||8/27/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitDanny Jansen, Pizza Preferences, and the Worst Way to End a Ballgame||Danny Jansen joins the show to talk about his big-league firsts, his favourite pizza and his dad’s legendary mustache. Nick and JP discuss the Gibbons-Pillar dustup, J.P.’s post-debut blues and the worst way for a baseball game to end.||8/20/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitMarcus Stroman, The Rookie Duo, and Scaring Chris Sale||Marcus Stroman joins the show to talk about his interactions with fans, his food spots in Toronto and what it takes to be a great clubhouse DJ. J.P. shares his advice for Danny Jansen and Nick tells J.P. about some bragging rights he never knew he had.||8/15/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitRicky Romero, John Gibbons, and Brett Lawrie Memories||Ricky Romero joins the show to discuss his time in Toronto and his life after MLB. J.P. and Nick talk about John Gibbons' future with the Blue Jays. J.P. reflects on the energy Brett Lawrie brought to the team during his late-season callup in 2011.||8/8/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitAaron Loup, Trade Deadline Takeaways and Old Tweets||Aaron Loup joins the show to discuss his trade to the Phillies and answer a difficult hypothetical. J.P. and Nick recap Toronto's trade deadline moves and give perspective on the league-wide storm caused by players' ugly tweets.||8/2/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitChris Archer, Trade Chatter and Breaking up with the Blue Jays||Rays ace Chris Archer joins the show to discuss everything from the trade deadline to the flat earth theory. JP reflects on the heartbreak of getting dumped by the Blue Jays. Nick and JP break down Lourdes Gurriel's impressive run in Toronto.||7/24/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitYan Gomes, World Cup Heartbreak and Midseason Musings||Indians catcher Yan Gomes joins the show to discuss the World Cup, his time with the Blue Jays and preparing for the Yankees. Nick and J.P. look back at the good and bad from the first half. J.P. recalls his most memorable All-Star break.||7/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitPete Walker, Canada Day and an Unexpected Debate||Pete Walker joins the show to talk about Ryan Borucki and the origin story of his legendary stache. J.P. reflects on the excitement of playing on Canada Day. Nick gets some pushback on where Jose Bautista ranks among the all-time Jays greats.||7/3/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanRandal Grichuk, Playing GM and Going Streaking||Randal Grichuk joins the show to talk about the mental side of the game and the worst haircut he's ever had. Nick ponders Josh Donaldson's trade value. J.P. details the emotional highs and lows of a lengthy winning streak.||6/21/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitTravis Snider, Immaculate Innings and Meat Power Rankings||Travis Snider joins the show to talk about his baseball journey and meat-eating accomplishments. J.P. tells the story of his most memorable beaning. Nick rises from the dead and takes some flak for his new look.||6/15/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitBuck Martinez, Draft Memories and Revenge Walk-Offs||Buck Martinez joins the show to talk about everything from the "Get Up Ball!" call to how he'd like to see baseball change. J.P. looks back on his draft experience. Nick proves the limits of his memory.||6/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitAlex Anthopoulos, Vegas, and Golden Sombreros||Alex Anthopoulos joins the show to talk about Vladdy Guerrero Jr., Jose Bautista and when nutrition goes too far, J.P. opens up about an embarrassing teenage moment and Nick gushes about Mike Trout.||5/29/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitLuke Maile, "Nair Parties" and the Magic of Position Player Pitching||J.P. and Nick welcome Luke Maile on the show to talk about catching Kendrys Morales, his steps forward at the plate and a lesser-known but highly disturbing minor-league ritual.||5/22/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitJohn Gibbons, the "Man in White," and the Importance of a Good Spread||J.P. and Nick welcome Blue Jays manager John Gibbons onto the show to talk about topics ranging from mound visits to BBQ, J.P. gets a rant in about the “Man in White” and reveals the one thing minor leaguers judge big leaguers on.||5/14/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanJose Bautista, a Fresh Start, and Confronting J.P.’s Nemesis||J.P. and Nick welcome Blue Jays legend Jose Bautista to the show to talk about his new situation and his work helping younger players. J.P. opens up about his problems with the knuckleball and finally aces career trivia.||5/7/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanKevin Pillar, Rib Eating, and an Unforgettable Debut||Blue Jays centre fielder Kevin Pillar joins the show to talk uniform style and excessive rib-eating. Nick brings J.P. down memory lane where he reminisces on his MLB debut and the up-and-down relationship between athletes and fans.||4/26/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
Very good listen
You two are great. You’re like the Bob & Doug of baseball podcasts. Loved the interview with KP. He’s my favourite Jay! Can’t wait for your next episode.
I’m a big fan! As a Torontonian who lives abroad in a country where baseball isn’t big, I appreciate getting some of my Blue Jays info from Nick and JP! Great personalities! Keep up the amazing work boys!
Love this pod cast.