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The Enhanced Frustration of Familiar Blue Jays Problems

Let’s get a few things straight. Starting the season at 1-6 really sucks. However, the Blue Jays will also be perfectly fine in 2017, and one week’s worth of games holds no predictive value. But damn the start to this season has been frustrating. Everything that could have gone wrong has, which looks even worse […]

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Artificial Turf Wars Ep. 48: A Little Bird-Calling

We have launched a Patreon account! If you like what we do, and are able to help us out, please click the button below to become an Artificial Turf Wars Patron. Every little bit goes a long way. Episode 48 Jake English of Birds Eye View stops by to preview the Baltimore Orioles are part […]

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An Early End to the Blue Jays Comeback (and Season)

TORONTO – Well, that didn’t last long. The hope, the optimism, the belief – they all died quickly in the Blue Jays’ ALCS Game 5 matinee against Cleveland. Cleveland scored three times, once in the first, then again in the third and fourth, and the Jays hardly threatened, if ever. Ryan Merritt threw slop that […]

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Donaldson’s Bold Move Pays Off for Jays

TORONTO – Ballsy. Reckless. Bold. Aggressive. Call it whatever you want, but Josh Donaldson’s decision to round third and attempt to score on a ball in the dirt that was laying at the feet of Texas Rangers first baseman Mitch Moreland was certainly not your run of the mill play. As Donaldson laid out, doing […]

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Recap: Blue Jays 3, Astros 1: Solo Shots Enough to Back Estrada’s Wobbly Back

The Toronto Blue Jays entered tonight’s game 13 games above .500 and just one game back of the division-leading Orioles, sending Marco Estrada to the mound to face Houston’s Collin McHugh. The concern entering the game was Estrada’s recurring back pain, which was clearly an issue for him in his previous two starts. Estrada, however, appeared […]