Recap: Blue Jays 4, Royals 3; Travis Goes Yard Twice as Jays Hold On For Victory

The Blue Jays’ most important trade acquisition, Francisco Liriano, made his debut tonight. Both the Jays and Liriano, who is in the midst of a below-career-average year, hope his reunion with his former Pirates teammate Russell Martin will rejuvenate his flailing season. A lead-off home run by Devon Travis gave the Jays an early lead, but […]

MLB: Kansas City Royals at Toronto Blue Jays

Recap: Blue Jays 6, Royals 2; Battling Flu, Sanchez Shuts Down Kansas City

Tonight was the first meeting between the Kansas City Royals and the Toronto Blue Jays since last October’s American League Championship Series. The Blue Jays sent Aaron Sanchez, coming off a spectacular start against Colorado, against Royals starter Edinson Volquez, who had a 6.42 ERA in his last six road starts. This game was a […]


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 […]


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 […]