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The Long March of Jose Bautista

Jose Bautista is marching. You might see him stretching in the on-deck circle, diving in the outfield, or jogging to first on a pop up, but he is marching. Each time he trots around the bases after a home run, or pops up from a slide into second base, or strolls back to the dugout […]

Apr 19, 2017; Toronto, Ontario, CAN; Toronto Blue Jays center fielder Kevin Pillar (11) hits a single in the second inning during a game against the Boston Red Sox at Rogers Centre. Mandatory Credit: Nick Turchiaro-USA TODAY Sports

Which Blue Jays are Putting the Barrel on the Ball?

Back in February I wrote an article around the Statcast ‘Barrels’ metric and how the Blue Jays (new and returning) stacked up in regards to that metric. If you haven’t heard much about Barrels and their ‘official’ definition, that article would be a great spot to brush up on them. You can see the leaderboard here. Just […]

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Recap: Yankees 7 Blue Jays 5; Fisticuffs and Meltdowns

There were fireworks early and late in this one, first with multiple plunkings and emptying of benches. Then late as the Yankees cranked up the offense and John Gibbons used up a lot of roster spots emptying his bench a different way. Ultimately, the Jays couldn’t overcome the bullpen implosion in the ninth, falling to […]