Welcome to “Digging In with J.P. Arencibia,” a Yahoo Sports podcast and video series hosted by former Blue Jays catcher J.P. Arencibia and Yahoo Sports Blue Jays reporter Nick Ashbourne.
On this episode
Toronto Blue Jays infielder Eric Sogard joins the podcast to talk about the adjustments to his swing, adopting the ‘Nerd Power’ nickname, losing the Face of MLB contest in a suspicious way, and hitting ahead of Vladimir Guerrero Jr.
Here’s how the episode shakes out:
Vladimir Guerrero Jr. has his breakout week
Sogard’s adapted swing as baseball changes around the league
His newfound home run power ruining Nick’s story
The ‘Nerd Power’ nickname being an influence for kids
A conspiracy theory that the Face of MLB voting was rigged against him
Derek Holland’s accusation of the Giants faking his injury
How to improve team communication
A proposal for mental health to be a reason for an IL stint
Would You Rather: not be able to say please, or not be able to say thank you?
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