Eric Hosmer Blue Jays Royals

3 Things to Watch for Against the Royals

Written by Joshua Howsam, Jenn Smith, and Richard Lee-Sam Soft Slinging Success You could probably be forgiven if you forgot that Jason Vargas was in the league. The soft-tossing lefty signed a four year, $32M contract with the Royals prior to the 2013 season, but missed most of 2015 and 2016 following UCL-replacement (or Tommy John) surgery. Even […]

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3 Things to Watch for Against the Rangers

Written by Mike Passador, Andrew Munn, and Greg Wisniewski Coming in Hot The Blue Jays have done well to climb out of an early hole, but can’t seem to crack .500. They found themselves gifted with four consecutive series against lackluster opponents but have squandered their opportunity thus far, having dropped the first two sets against Oakland […]

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BP Toronto 2017 MLB Draft Central

Welcome to BP Toronto Draft Central. In this section you’ll find all of the great 2017 MLB Draft coverage provided by the BP Toronto team. As new content comes in, including reaction to the Blue Jays picks, it will filter into this spot, so make sure to check back regularly for updates! Blue Jays Draft Selections:  […]

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3 Things to Watch for Against the Rays

Written by Jenn Smith, Matt Gwin, and Mike Passador Time to Start Rolling After an abysmal start to the season, an 18-10 May that featured two five-game win streaks vaulted the Jays back into relevancy. Now, having gone 5-5 thus far in June, many see the upcoming soft schedule once again as the opportune time for […]

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3 Things to Watch for Against the Athletics

Written by Sean Addis, Richard Lee-Sam, and Gideon Turk The Year of the First Basemen The Toronto Blue Jays are not the only team who has a first baseman that is having a breakout year. Oakland’s Yonder Alonso’s start to the 2017 season is showcasing the potential that the San Diego Padres saw when they […]