Change Up by Buck Martinez
"I've always admired Buck Martinez's baseball career from afar but during my time as the general manager of the Blue Jays I had the opportunity to watch, observe and learn from Buck on so many levels. His passion and insight into the game is unparalleled." - Alex Anthopoulos, former General Manager of the Toronto Blue Jays
In the spirit of Moneyball, the voice of the Toronto Blue Jays offers cutting insights on the world of baseball.
Buck Martinez has been in and around professional baseball for nearly fifty years as a player, manager and broadcaster. Currently the play-by-play announcer for the Toronto Blue Jays, Martinez has witnessed enormous change in the game he loves, as it has morphed from a grassroots pastime to big business.
In Change Up, Martinez isn't shy with his opinions, whether they be on pitch count, how to develop players through the minor-league system, and even if there should be a minor-league system at all. Always entertaining, ever insightful, Martinez shares brilliant insights and inside pitches about summer's favourite game.