A Farewell to J.A. Happ

This Blue Jays season has been, in many ways, reminiscent of the last. Mostly in that there’s been a lot of bad baseball played. While the Jays started out in the absolute worst way possible last April before crawling back to the low-end mediocrity in which they would reside for the entirety of the season, […]


The Curious Case of Omar Linares

The offseason of 1992-93 was a weird time for the Blue Jays. They had, obviously, just won a World Series, so things were on the whole looking pretty sunny. At the same time, they were losing many of the players who had made that World Series victory possible: Gone were Jimmy Key, Dave Winfield, Tom […]

MLB: New York Mets at Atlanta Braves

Doug Ault and the Triumph of Joy

One of my favorite parts of being a baseball fan is the sheer breadth of the history that can be learned, the staggering number of huge immortal moments and small, glittering fun facts that come with being a fan of any team. Even a relatively young team like the Jays has magic waiting to be […]


The Ghosts of Blue Jays Octobers Past

The 2017 postseason has been going for a week now, and I’ve got to be honest with you all: it’s been a doozy. A real barn-burner. A raucous, rousing good time. Baseball’s best starters have been lit the hell up; there have been pitchers’ duels and crazy comebacks and unforgivable managerial blunders. It’s been pretty […]