Know Your Enemy: A Look at Blue Jay Haters Around the League

According to many people outside of Canada, the Blue Jays are not the most loved team in baseball. It’s starting to feel like every other week someone is spouting off, or throwing at, one of the Jays’ best players. I, like most Blue Jays fans, do not understand all of the hate. While I can […]


Recap: Red Sox 6, Blue Jays 4, Passed Balls and Replays

On an extra day of rest, Marcus Stroman took the mound in Boston this afternoon looking to redeem himself after his last less than impressive outing against the Red Sox, where he went just 5.1 innings and gave up 11 hits. The Red Sox had lost their last three games, while the Jays were looking […]


Buying A Bullpen: How Do The Jays Compare?

It’s a common refrain of the sabermetrically inclined that you shouldn’t spend money on bullpens. It’s easy to see why this is: a pitcher that can throw 180-200 innings in a season (a starter) will usually be more valuable than someone whose peak is around 70 innings (a reliever). Even accounting for leverage and situations, the best […]

MLB: Toronto Blue Jays at Boston Red Sox

Recap: Blue Jays 5, Red Sox 3; Sanchez Continues to Shine

The discussion all morning before Sunday’s game began involved the new leadoff hitter in the Blue Jays lineup, as Manager John Gibbons elected to cut bait on Kevin Pillar up top. Gibby said that he wanted to take some of the pressure off the centre fielder, and acknowledged that a scuffling offense needed to put baserunners […]


Recap: Red Sox 5, Blue Jays 3; Edwin Can’t Do Everything

The Blue Jays played their first outdoor game of the season, a chilly affair in Boston to open up a four game series against their division rivals. With the notable exception of Edwin Encarnacion smashing his first two dingers of the season, this game had little for Blue Jays fans to enjoy. Red Sox starter Rick […]