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Jeff Blair and Kevin Barker discuss the Blue Jays' 4-2 road win over the Houston Astros where Chris Bassitt shut down Houston’s offence and both Vladimir Guerrero Jr. and Matt Chapman went yard! Astros analyst and former third baseman Geoff Blum comments on the Astros-Jays series so far, Alex Bregman’s slow start offensively, and Houston’s starting rotation without ace Justin Verlander this season (28:00). Jeff and Kevin share their thoughts on another batch of new rules that Major League Baseball is testing out in the Atlantic League, before answering listeners’ questions on the “Back Leg Line’ (49:33). To end off the show, World Series-winning Manager Dusty Baker joins the show to talk about his friendship with Cito Gaston, managing Barker with the Cincinnati Reds, where Yordan Alvarez ranks amongst the best left-handed hitters he’s managed, and why he decided to take the Astros job in the first place (01:15:21).
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