It may be hard to believe, but the Toronto Blue Jays are a little under two months away from first pitch at Spring Training. While heads will be turning to see what the core will look like after trading some key players, there is more to the show than just the big names. That won't … Continue reading 5 Most Interesting Players in the Blue Jays’ System for the Present
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“[The competitive balance tax] is not an obstacle for us. It will not limit us,” Mark Shapiro claimed earlier this offseason. “We’ll have a budget, and a budget that we’ll limit to, but the CBT is not going to be what sets our budget, managing around that.” If that quote is, in fact, the truth, … Continue reading 4 Free Agents the Toronto Blue Jays Should Still Consider
Get used to hearing plenty about Danny Jansen and Alejandro Kirk, the catching duo the Toronto Blue Jays look set to employ in 2023. After the Jays sent Gabriel Moreno, one of the top catching prospects in baseball, to the Arizona Diamondbacks, it seems as if Kirk will see an expanded role in the upcoming … Continue reading Big Role Awaits Blue Jays’ Alejandro Kirk in 2023
Sometimes, a team finds itself in a complicated situation. All of the pieces put together should be enough to win a championship, but for whatever reason, it doesn't break that way. There are two ways to deal with this; stand pat and hope that things get better - the path chosen by the Washington Capitals, … Continue reading The Blue Jays’ Core Needed a Breakup, and Ross Atkins Did It Beautifully
In sports, the story of the comeback often goes hand in hand with the collapse. To choke away a lead, or failing to show up when it really matters is always a dramatic/shocking experience for fans to go through, and Canada isn’t short of big collapses in the last twenty years. From hockey and soccer, … Continue reading Biggest Canadian Sports Collapses Since 2002
Dating back to the start of June, the Toronto Blue Jays have won just four of their 10 series, going 17-16 in those games (including May 31st, the first game of a series against the Chicago White Sox). After the first 80 games of the season, the Blue Jays have a record of 44-36, sitting … Continue reading Are the Blue Jays Really World Series Contenders Right Now?
It's June 27th, 2022, and we’re well into the MLB season. The Toronto Blue Jays are hosting their American League East rivals, the Boston Red Sox. Boston and Toronto are almost inseparable in the sports world. Not only do they play each other in three major sports leagues, but they are also in fact in … Continue reading Canadian Sports Rivalries – Toronto Vs. Boston
In early April, the Toronto Blue Jays made a trade with the Cleveland Guardians, sending Anthony Castro to Cleveland, in exchange for a speedy outfielder, Bradley Zimmer. At the time, it was expected that Zimmer would be nothing more than depth, but with Teoscar Hernandez going down with an injury, he has been forced into … Continue reading Zimmer’s Defence Isn’t Worth Keeping His Bat
The Cincinnati Reds are off to their worst start in franchise history, after losing a game 10-1 at the hands of the Colorado Rockies on Sunday afternoon. The Reds sit with a 3-19 record, 11.5 games back of the Milwaukee Brewers for first place in the National League Central. Their start to the season has … Continue reading Reds Need to Start Trying to Trade Joey Votto
The Toronto Blue Jays are 23 games into the season, and already, 11 of those games have been decided by just one run. They have had three additional games decided by two runs, and still, they have a record of 15-8. Looking into the standings, however, this leaves them second in the American League East, … Continue reading Are the Blue Jays’ Close Games Concerning?