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An Early End to the Blue Jays Comeback (and Season)

TORONTO – Well, that didn’t last long. The hope, the optimism, the belief – they all died quickly in the Blue Jays’ ALCS Game 5 matinee against Cleveland. Cleveland scored three times, once in the first, then again in the third and fourth, and the Jays hardly threatened, if ever. Ryan Merritt threw slop that […]

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Blue Jays Bats Stay Silent

TORONTO – It’s no fun to pile on when a person is down, but so far in the American League Championship Series the Toronto Blue Jays have been completely outplayed in every facet. No one is going to point fingers at the Jays’ pitching, but a whole lot of weight falls on the shoulders of […]

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Donaldson’s Bold Move Pays Off for Jays

TORONTO – Ballsy. Reckless. Bold. Aggressive. Call it whatever you want, but Josh Donaldson’s decision to round third and attempt to score on a ball in the dirt that was laying at the feet of Texas Rangers first baseman Mitch Moreland was certainly not your run of the mill play. As Donaldson laid out, doing […]

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This is Why they Play the Game

TORONTO – This is why they play the game. A common message that echoed through both clubhouses prior to Tuesday’s Wild Card game between the Blue Jays and the Baltimore Orioles. The pressure of the postseason, playing with everything on the line. Everything to lose but also everything to gain. No player would want it […]

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Blue Jays have the Perfect Excuse to use Bautista as DH

TORONTO – With the return of Kevin Pillar to the Toronto Blue Jays lineup Tuesday, and Jose Bautista expected to be back today it would seem that the club’s outfield picture just got a lot clearer. However, with further inspection it would seem that in actuality the water is about to become a whole lot […]

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Recap: Padres 8, Blue Jays 4; Jays Lose Momentum After Unfortunate Loss

For those that believe in momentum in baseball, Wednesday’s afternoon matinée between the Toronto Blue Jays and the San Diego Padres at the Rogers Centre dispelled that notion rather quickly. After the Jays’ thrilling come-from-behind victory Tuesday over the Padres the home squad’s lackluster play on both sides of the field made for a sloppy and energy killing […]