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Artificial Turf Wars Ep. 63: A Tall Glass of Juiced Balls

Episode 63 The Ringer and Effectively Wild’s Ben Lindbergh drops by to talk about his recent piece on the effect of the baseball on the home run surge across baseball. He goes over his findings relating to the bounce of the ball and the lower seams, the cause/effect relationship of the new ball and the […]


Report: Blue Jays Qualify Bautista and Encarnacion, Decline to Offer Saunders

The Blue Jays qualifying offer decisions came down today, and if you were hoping for some big surprise to get you excited about the Jays, you were probably a little disappointed. #BlueJays extend qualifying offers to Jose Bautista and Edwin Encarnacion. No offer for Michael Saunders. — Shi Davidi (@ShiDavidi) November 7, 2016 As predicted […]


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 […]