Blue Jays Podcast: T.J. Zeuch stays a throwback sinkerballer

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.

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Toronto Blue Jays rookie pitcher T.J. Zeuch threw a no-hitter this season at Triple-A Buffalo and now he’s getting a chance to showcase his stuff in the majors. He joins the show to talk about his arrival at the highest level and his throwback mentality on the mound

  • 05:35 - Ranking the remaining storylines left in the MLB season.

  • 15:48 - T.J. Zeuch joins the show.

  • 16:54 - Getting the call up to the majors.

  • 18:40 - How major league life matches up to expectation.

  • 19:50 - Familiarity with the faces in the major league clubhouse.

  • 21:15 - The crazy journey of 2019.

  • 23:00 - Does it count if you strike out a pitcher for your first big league K?

  • 24:00 - Sticking as a sinkerballer in the modern game.

  • 25:00 - His dad’s past as a pro pitcher as an influence in his career.

  • 26:15 - Personal life rapid-fire questions.

  • 34:06 - The Vladimir Guerrero Jr. weight lifting controversy.

  • 41:50 - Would you rather: Have more people show up at your wedding or your funeral?

TORONTO, ON - SEPTEMBER 10: T.J. Zeuch #71 of the Toronto Blue Jays delivers a pitch in the first inning during a MLB game against the Boston Red Sox at Rogers Centre on September 10, 2019 in Toronto, Canada. (Photo by Vaughn Ridley/Getty Images)
TORONTO, ON - SEPTEMBER 10: T.J. Zeuch #71 of the Toronto Blue Jays delivers a pitch in the first inning during a MLB game against the Boston Red Sox at Rogers Centre on September 10, 2019 in Toronto, Canada. (Photo by Vaughn Ridley/Getty Images)

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