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MLB.com's Mike Petriello joins Blake Murphy to chat about the improvements in the Blue Jays' infield defence, some theories on what he's seen in their development, if it has any relations to less shifting, Vlad Jr.'s strongest year at first base, his thoughts on the acquisitions at the trade deadline and a new bat tracking technology (23:03). FanGraphs' Paul Sporer breaks down lefty Ricky Tiedemann's development in the Jays' system, how he sees Mitch White being used, if it'll be similar to Ross Stripling's usage, how White can polish up on his fastball, and if Whit Merrifield will bring the speed to the bases again (50:24). Then, NBC Los Angeles' Michael Duarte jumps on to discuss his relationship with former Dodger Mitch White, the forecast on his slider, and the L.A. Dodgers playing their first game at home since the passing of longtime broadcaster Vin Scully (01:12:32).
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