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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 […]

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Artificial Turf Wars Ep. 44: A Canadian Classic

Greg Hamilton, coach and director of national teams for Baseball Canada, stops by to discuss Canada’s World Baseball Classic team. He details the selection process for the roster, the need for a blend of youth and experience, and how the team reacted to the absence of so many top players. Greg and Josh also break […]

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Artificial Turf Wars Ep. 40: A Long Winter’s Nap

Greg and Josh discuss the latest news surrounding Edwin Encarnacion and Jose Bautista, the extremely slow offseason, and the apparently Blue Jays strategies to fill their remaining roster holes. They also give out a Do Over, take a trip down memory lane to visit a man temporarily called Ralph, and answer a bunch of listener […]