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This Week in Blue Jays: “It’s Early” Works Both Ways

Regardless of whether or not you subscribe to the “it’s early” mantra that so many hopeful fans evoke when their team begins a season below expectations, there is likely little dissent amongst Blue Jays fans that the first fifty games have, as a whole, been both disappointing and frustrating.  With memories of bat flips all […]

MLB: Toronto Blue Jays at New York Yankees

Recap: Blue Jays 8, Yankees 4; Canadian Tandem Power Toronto to Victory

On Wednesday night, Marco Estrada threw six very good innings, giving up only one run. Then, the 32-year-old hit a rough patch in the seventh inning, allowing back to back home runs to Chase Headley and Didi Gregorius. Thankfully they were both solo shots, so the damage was extremely limited, and it didn’t impact the Blue […]

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Artificial Turf Wars Ep. 12: This Week had a Rough Odor

Eno Sarris of Fangraphs stops by to discuss his recent interviews with Blue Jays players and to talk about the clubhouse feel. The Boys then break down the handling of “The Brawl,” discuss the awful play from the week, and talk about the pending return of Devon Travis, the addition of Jimmy Paredes, and the […]

MLB: Toronto Blue Jays at Detroit Tigers

Graduating Classes: How Toronto’s Young Players Stack Up

There has been a lot of alleged drama surrounding the young talent that was shipped out of the Blue Jays’ organization last July when Alex Anthopoulos went all in at the 2015 trade deadline. The common sentiment is that the system is now rather barren, especially at the upper levels. There is no arguing that […]

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Moving Pillar Down is Good, But Doesn’t Help as Much as You’d Think

Twelve short games in to the Blue Jays season, and the Kevin Pillar leadoff experiment is over. As we say during today’s game, and as we learned via Richard Griffin this morning, the Jays have moved Michael Saunders in at the top of the lineup, and have pushed Pillar down to No. 8. Big move in #bluejays lineup […]