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Russell Martin on the Art of Pitch Calling: A Masters in Communication

“If you believe your catcher is intelligent and you know that he has considerable experience, it is a good thing to leave the game almost entirely in his hands.” – Bob Feller DUNEDIN – Catcher defense is an interesting thing. When trying to evaluate it, most of the talk has shifted towards pitch framing (or […]

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Blue Jays Sign Lefty Reliever J.P. Howell

It took a while, but the Blue Jays finally have a lefty for the bullpen. The Jays have a one-year agreement with left-handed reliever J.P. Howell, pending a physical. — Buster Olney (@Buster_ESPN) January 31, 2017 Source: Howell deal with #BlueJays is indeed one year, $3M. — Ken Rosenthal (@Ken_Rosenthal) January 31, 2017 As Buster […]

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From BP: Blue Jays Top 10 Prospects

Everyone is caught up in Winter Meetings hype as they wait for the next signing (Steve Pearce. Woo!), but trades are going to start working their way into the conversation. For the Blue Jays, that’s going to mean prospects going the other way. Who might those be? Baseball Prospectus has you covered, as they have […]