Friday, August 31, 2012

Nearing the Playoffs, 8/31/12

August 31st's edition of  "Around the Nest" featured:
  • James Smyth, voice of the Bluefield Blue Jays
  • the latest look at the excitement from Vancouver
  • Jesse Goldberg-Strassler and Keaton Gillogly, voices of the Lansing Lugnuts
  • An interview with Lansing manager John Tamargo, Jr.
  • Craig Durham, voice of the Dunedin Blue Jays
  • Bob Lipman, voice of the New Hampshire Fisher Cats
Listen to the complete show here.

Friday, August 24, 2012

And down the stretch they come! August 24th

We checked in on the D-Jays, Lugnuts and Canadians as they all gear up for a playoff run, the Bluefield Blue Jays, wrapping up their final week of the season, and received reports from Las Vegas and New Hampshire as the 51's and Fisher Cats play on with many of their key pieces currently in Toronto.

Friday, August 17, 2012

"Blue Jays Minor Leaguers, in their own words"

Starting at 5 p.m., it's a brand new "Around the Nest!"

Listen in HERE, starting with Shi Davidi, discussing the Toronto Blue Jays!

Friday, August 10, 2012

Friday, August 10th

Starting at 5 p.m., it's a brand new "Around the Nest!"

Tune in HERE!

As we move into mid-August we'll start Around the Nest with an update on the playoff prospects of the Las Vegas 51s.  We'll discuss the bright spots of what has been a down year for the defending Eastern League Champion New Hampshire Fisher Cats.  And of course we'll give you updates from the playoff bound Lansing Lugnuts and Dunedin Blue Jays.

Friday, August 3, 2012

"The Dog Days are Here" -- show today!

We have a brand new "Around the Nest" scheduled for you, beginning at 5 p.m. Eastern.

Listen to the completed show HERE.

Hosted by Craig Durham and Jesse Goldberg-Strassler:

5:00 - Intro with Craig, week in review
5:05 - Russ Langer (LV)
5:15 - Tom Gauthier (NH)
5:25 - Jesse/Keaton (Lansing)
5:35-6:00 - Jesse and Craig talk Lansing, Dunedin, and Minor League baseball in general.

New Faces, New Places, 7/27/12

Listen to "Around the Nest, Volume 11"

Hosted by the Lansing Lugnuts' Jesse Goldberg-Strassler.  

Show Rundown:
  • Jesse opens the show, updating the status on the Minor League-leading Lansing Lugnuts, the Jays' Class-A Midwest League farm club.
  • The Dunedin Blue Jays' Craig Durham joins the show to talk about the Blue Jays' A-Advanced affiliate in the Florida State League, Jesse Hernandez's near no-hitter (with Keaton Gillogly offering his insight from Lansing), Marcus Walden, and Dunedin's offensive struggles.
  • Bob Lipman, voice of the New Hampshire Fisher Cats, talks Chad Jenkins, Sam Dyson, team leaders, Jake Marisnick, and the remarkable amount of Fisher Cats catchers.
  • The Lansing Lugnuts' Keaton Gillogly talks about the team's sweep at Wisconsin, Justin Nicolino, the signing of Kipp Schutz, Kevin Patterson, and how the Lugnuts are replacing the traded Carlos Perez.
  • An interview with Lansing right-hander Blake McFarland.
  • Craig Durham rejoins the show to talk Dunedin clubhouse leaders, new D-Jay Kevin Pillar, Danny Barnes. 
  • Jesse and Craig banter about prospect projections and analysts, the Blue Jays' depth in minor league pitching, and Dunedin's "Turn Back the Clock Game."

Tune in next week at 5:00 p.m. ET for more "Around the Nest."