The Anthony Alford era begins in Baltimore, where the Jays No. 3 prospect will get a firsthand view of the Trash Birds!
Daily??!?!? Incredible stuff from Jays player development director, Gil Kim, in a piece on the just-called-up Anthony Alford from David Laurila at FanGraphs: “I can’t speak more highly of character and makeup in our organization than Anthony Alford. He’s an impressive human being. He’s going to be a very successful major-league baseball player, and he’s already…
The fake 117th episode of Birds All Day is here! With talk about a wild series in Atlanta, Kevin Pillar’s suspension, Marcus Stroman’s home run, and so much more! As always, this podcast is still powered by Patreon and our tremendous listener support. Be a hero and hit us up at patreon.com/BirdsAllDay Like us on Facebook….
The Trash Birds have been slumping as of late while the Blue Jays seem to be hitting their stride. Aaron Sanchez, Mike Bolsinger, and Marco Estrada will go up against Chris Tillman, Kevin Gausman, and Wade Miley, all of whom have had their struggles this season.
What happens when an injury replacement gets injured? You reach even deeper into the bag of reinforcements than you’d ever expect. Darrell Ceciliani has been placed on the 10-day disabled list with a shoulder injury suffered while homering last night off of Julio Teheran, and coming up in his place will be top prospect Anthony Alford.
That last game? Hell yeah. Everything else? Yuck. What a weird series, something nobody expected from four games against the random, forgettable Braves.