Blue Jays Acquire SP Francisco Liriano from Pittsburgh Pirates

After a couple of seemingly innocuous, if useful depth moves, the Blue Jays have acquired a legitimate front of the rotation type of arm. As first reported by Robert Murray, the Blue Jays have picked up Francisco Liriano and two prospects (via Davidi) from the Pittsburgh Pirates: Source: Blue Jays get Liriano from Pirates — Robert […]


Recap: Blue Jays 5, Tigers 4; The Real Troy Tulowitzki is Back

Two years ago, if I’d told you that Drew Hutchison pitched just as well as Justin Verlander, you’d have been ecstatic. Well, that happened today, but there was no ecstaticism to be found. Verlander isn’t much like his 2011 Cy Young and MVP award winning self these days; today’s game epitomized that. He struck out five […]

MLB: Oakland Athletics at Toronto Blue Jays

Blue Jays Rotation Review: The Return of Drew

Since they say starting pitching wins championships, each time through the rotation we’re going to break down each individual start to see what the pitchers did well and what they didn’t, with an attempt to go a little bit deeper than just the box score. You can read all past Rotation Reviews here. The last […]


How the Blue Jays Can Emulate the Rays Pitching Success

The 2016 season opens for the Blue Jays in Tampa Bay against the Rays, and it’s an interesting coincidence, at least in the purview of this article, given the way that the new Toronto front office appears to be constructing its pitching staff. It’s certainly not a bad strategy to mimic; despite getting just 24 total […]