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Artificial Turf Wars Ep. 69: On a Wing and a (Position) Player

Episode 69 Greg and Josh break down the recent news and stories from Blue Jays land with discussions on Roberto Osuna’s struggles/odd pitch usage, Josh Donaldson and Marco Estrada’s returns to form, Kevin Pillar and Ryan Goins’ mirror struggles/successes, a banged up rotation and its effects on the bullpen, and a helping hand from former […]

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The Top 10 Blue Jays by Trade Deadline Value (No. 1 – 5)

This is part two of the Blue Jays deadline 2017 top-ten trade value series. The introduction, as well as the tenth through sixth most valuable, went up at BP Toronto yesterday. As a brief recap before, your tenth to sixth most valuable Blue Jays trade assets: #10: RHP Joe Biagini #9: 2B Devon Travis #8: 1B Justin […]

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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 […]