The Replacements: How Do The New Bullpen Pieces Stack Up

For all the potential frustration from fans about a quiet offseason, the Blue Jays’ braintrust has had some small victories recently when it comes to building the bullpen. Getting J.P. Howell and Joe Smith added some much needed depth to the relief core, supplementing 2016 holdovers Roberto Osuna, Jason Grilli, and Joe Biagini. The Blue Jays bullpen […]

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Half-Baked: Musings on a Frustrating Offseason for Jays Fans

Even the most optimistic Blue Jays pundit would have a hard time appreciating what’s happened so far in the Blue Jays offseason. While the recent return of Jose Bautista was a public relations balm, it’s been a net negative for the boys in blue, with Edwin Encarnacion, Michael Saunders, and Brett Cecil having skipped town, leaving […]


ALCS Game 1 Recap: Cleveland 2, Blue Jays 0; Pitchers Shine and Bats Struggle as Jays Drop Opener

While the respective starter’s lines suggested a pitchers duel, this game was a story of missed opportunities for the Jays, and timely hits for Cleveland. One mistake for Marco Estrada ended up being the only one he could make, as the Jays ended up dropping the game 2-0. Cleveland’s assumed ace, Corey Kluber, threw up zeroes for his […]


Game Recap: Blue Jays 9, Yankees 0; Outstanding Offense Overwhelms Overmatched Outsiders

After getting swept by the Yankees earlier in the month, Jays fans were probably a little nervous coming into this game. They  didn’t need to be, as the Jays opened their series against the Yankees with a blowout, getting a few runs early and adding several more to seal an eventual 9-0 victory. The Jays had a rough […]


Recap: Blue Jays 10, Mariners 2; The Bats Are Back In Town

With an offense that has under-performed for the majority of the year, especially in recent weeks, a blowout wasn’t something people were anticipating from this game. But the Jays got one, piling on the runs in a huge fourth inning, eventually winning 10-2 over the Mariners. Mariners starter Hisashi Iwakuma started out well enough, though some of […]