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Artificial Turf Wars Ep. 72: The DA Rests

Episode 72 Former major league pitcher David Aardsma stops by to talk about playing out the string on a losing club, dealing with watching the game while injured from the sidelines, and MLB’s current issues with the juiced ball. Greg and guest host Nick Dika also discuss the debut of Brett Anderson, Joe Biagini’s attempt […]

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Artificial Turf Wars Ep. 69: On a Wing and a (Position) Player

Episode 69 Greg and Josh break down the recent news and stories from Blue Jays land with discussions on Roberto Osuna’s struggles/odd pitch usage, Josh Donaldson and Marco Estrada’s returns to form, Kevin Pillar and Ryan Goins’ mirror struggles/successes, a banged up rotation and its effects on the bullpen, and a helping hand from former […]

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Artificial Turf Wars Ep 68: Those Trade Winds are Blowing

Episode 68 Nick Dika joins Greg and Josh to break down the last week of Jays, with a long look at the Blue Jays deadline moves and the impacts made by Francisco Liriano and Joe Smith during their time as Blue Jays. They also discuss Steve Pearce’s magical week, Justin Smoak’s continued dominance, a brief […]

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Artificial Turf Wars Ep. 66: Teaching Hitting is Tough

Episode 66 Former Blue Jays Assistant Hitting Coach Eric Owens stops by to discuss working with major and minor league hitters, the issues plaguing the recent Blue Jays clubs, Josh Donaldson’s swing techniques, and why many clubs now have two hitting coaches. Greg and Josh then discuss the returning members of the Blue Jays bullpen, […]

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Artificial Turf Wars Ep. 63: A Tall Glass of Juiced Balls

Episode 63 The Ringer and Effectively Wild’s Ben Lindbergh drops by to talk about his recent piece on the effect of the baseball on the home run surge across baseball. He goes over his findings relating to the bounce of the ball and the lower seams, the cause/effect relationship of the new ball and the […]

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Artificial Turf Wars Ep. 48: A Little Bird-Calling

We have launched a Patreon account! If you like what we do, and are able to help us out, please click the button below to become an Artificial Turf Wars Patron. Every little bit goes a long way. Episode 48 Jake English of Birds Eye View stops by to preview the Baltimore Orioles are part […]