Rogers Centre Hitters Park

Is the Rogers Centre Really a Hitter Friendly Ballpark?

One of baseball’s most distinct characteristics is the varying dimensions of each individual field of play. Things like the Green Monster, McCovey Cove, and Tal’s Hill (the former ridiculous outfield incline at Minute Maid Park) all bring unique quirks to ballparks that aren’t found anywhere else. The implications of these distinctive dimensions is that a […]

Seung Hwan Oh Blue Jays

Blue Jays to Sign Reliever Seung-hwan Oh

According to a tweet from Robert Murray, the Blue Jays are close to finalizing a deal with reliever Seung-hwan Oh, pending a physical. Ben Nicholson-Smith is now reporting the contract guarantees him $2 million dollars and includes an option for the 2019 season. Sources: #BlueJays, Seung-hwan Oh in agreement on deal, pending physical. — […]

Jaime Garcia Blue Jays

Blue Jays Sign LHP Jaime Garcia

The Blue Jays have announced the signing left-handed starting pitcher Jaime Garcia to a 1-year contract with an option for the 2019 season. We've signed LHP Jaime García to a 1-year contract with a club option for 2019. Over 9 MLB seasons, García is 67-55 with a 3.69 ERA. — Toronto Blue Jays (@BlueJays) February […]

Josh Donaldson Extension Blue Jays

How to Sell Josh Donaldson on a Contract Extension

Spring training is less than a week away and it looks like the Blue Jays are pretty close to completing their offseason to-do list. The team has acquired some much-needed middle infield depth, avoided arbitration with several key players, and acquired someone who hates walking as much as Kevin Pillar to play right field. But […]

Kendrys Morales Hard Contact

Are the Blue Jays Betting on Hard Contact?

As analysis of the Blue Jays’ acquisition of Randal Grichuk trickled out over the last week, Grichuk’s ability to hit the ball extremely hard has been mentioned again and again. The same was true last offseason when the club signed Kendrys Morales, and again when Teoscar Hernandez had his cup of coffee with the big […]