Blue Jays Sign OF Curtis Granderson

In a surprise move late Monday evening, the Blue Jays announced the signing of 36-year-old (will be 37 on opening day) outfielder Curtis Grandserson. Free-agent outfielder Curtis Granderson in agreement with #BlueJays on one-year, $5M contract, sources tell The Athletic. Deal also includes incentives and is pending a physical. — Ken Rosenthal (@Ken_Rosenthal) January 16, […]

Yangervis Solarte Blue Jays

Blue Jays Trade for INF Yangervis Solarte

In a surprising move Saturday afternoon, the Blue Jays further bolstered their infield depth in a trade with the San Diego Padres. Per Jeff Passan, Toronto has picked up utility player Yangervis Solarte, with Edward Olivares going the other way according to Robert Murray. Source: The Toronto Blue Jays have traded for Yangervis Solarte from […]

Dominic Leone

Why We Should Believe in Dominic Leone

When the Blue Jays plucked Dominic Leone off waivers from the Arizona Diamondbacks last offseason, the move went by with hardly a whisper. Despite having had some success with the Mariners back in 2014, Leone was seen only as a depth reliever, with some hope that he could improve enough to help a big league bullpen […]


How Pitchers Should Mix the Sinker and the Fastball to Be Successful

Back in September, Matt Trueblood wrote a fascinating piece for Baseball Prospectus exploring why many pitchers are ditching sinkers, relying instead on fourseam fastballs. You should read it for yourself, but the general point is that in addition to combating hitter adjustments to the sinker, the fourseam just interacts much better with traditional offspeed/breaking pitches.[1] […]