Recap: Blue Jays 9, Twins 3; Jays Bats Breakout in Minnesota

While the Jays’ struggled to put up runs early on against Minnesota curveballer Tyler Duffey, the team broke through in the 6th inning, scoring 5 runs and staking Aaron Sanchez to a 7-1 lead. The newly re-arranged lineup paid dividends for the Blue Jays as leadoff hitter Jose Bautista hit a three run home run […]


Recap: Blue Jays 6, Rays 1; The Good Aaron Sanchez is Back

The Toronto Blue Jays opened a three game series against the Tampa Bay Rays Friday night in St. Petersburg.  This is already the second trip in 2016 to the “House of Horrors” for the Blue Jays.  The last time they split a four game series at Tropicana Field but missed an opportunity to sweep the […]


Moving Pillar Down is Good, But Doesn’t Help as Much as You’d Think

Twelve short games in to the Blue Jays season, and the Kevin Pillar leadoff experiment is over. As we say during today’s game, and as we learned via Richard Griffin this morning, the Jays have moved Michael Saunders in at the top of the lineup, and have pushed Pillar down to No. 8. Big move in #bluejays lineup […]

MLB: Toronto Blue Jays at Tampa Bay Rays

Recap: Blue Jays 5, Rays 3; Dickey Dances and Saunders Smashes

Didn’t we just do this? The Blue Jays won another 5-3 game, though they took a bit of a different path to get there today. Dingers, umpires, knuckleballs, and the Blue Jays going to the bullpen early rather than the Rays. R.A. Dickey picked up the win, going the minimum five innings but getting the job […]

MLB: Toronto Blue Jays-Press Conference

Ross Atkins Speaks: Change to Gibbons Contract, Pitching, Pompey, and More

Sunday night, Sirius XM’s MLB Network’s Spring Training Tour reached Dunedin and the Blue Jays camp. As part of that program MLB Network hosts Todd Hollandsworth & Steve Phillips interviewed new Toronto GM, Ross Atkins. You can listen to the Gibbons portion of the audio here, but I’ve pulled a few extra notable quotes to come out […]


Should We Be Worried About Who Leads Off for the Jays?

In this newly stabilized world of Blue Jays baseball, where so many jobs and roles are either already set in stone, or at least written in ink, the observer and the commentator has far fewer items over which to speculate than in previous years. For the most part, there are only two significant between-the-lines questions, […]

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Artificial Turf Wars Ep. 1: David Aardsma, Debuts, And Dingers

Welcome to the debut episode of Artificial Turf Wars! Blue Jays RP David Aardsma stops by to give his views on bullpen battles, his career, the Blue Jays, and how to handle social media. In addition, Greg and Josh discuss Marcus Stroman’s “new pitch,” Bautista and Estrada getting into action, Michael Saunders looking healthy, and Aaron […]