The 5 Best MLB Offseason Hauls Pre-Lockout

The 5 Best MLB Offseason Hauls Pre-Lockout

The MLB’s pre-lockout offseason feeding frenzy was a sight to behold. For all the bad implications of a work stoppage, this short, insane period of signings a la the NBA offseason is something fans have hoped for in the past. We finally got a big rush of players signing on with teams like there’s no […]

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 Semien Bomb Caps Off Wild Comeback

Semien Bomb Caps Off Wild Comeback

Marcus Semien knew he’d get his chance. He’d been on the bench while his teammates erased a six-run deficit in short order. Then his former team, the Oakland A’s surged ahead, 10-8 on a Mark Canha two-run home run.  MARK CANHA CLUTCH AS HELL pic.twitter.com/bkYr8WLcgL — Starting 9 (@Starting9) September 4, 2021 When Semien stepped […]

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 MLB Awards Preview: Blue Jays Contenders

MLB Awards Preview: Blue Jays Contenders

The Toronto Blue Jays have several legitimate contenders for all the major individual awards this season. With just under 50 games left, there’s still much to be decided. However, it’s not too early to start thinking about who could be coming away with some hardware come November. MVP Vladimir Guerrero Jr. Vladdy’s case for Most […]

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 Home Sweet Dome: The Blue Jays Are Back

Home Sweet Dome: The Blue Jays Are Back

When the Toronto Blue Jays returned home for the first time since September 2019, there was excitement around the team. They feature a powerful lineup starring reigning All-Star Game MVP Vladimir Guerrero Jr. Their double-play combination of Marcus Semien and Bo Bichette is, perhaps, the best in baseball. The starting pitching, led by a Robbie […]

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 Blue Jays Should Sit This Trade Deadline Out

Blue Jays Should Sit This Trade Deadline Out

While covering the MLB trade market over the last few weeks, I believed that the Toronto Blue Jays would be aggressive. That belief has wavered over the last few days.  Heading into a critical stretch of games against the Mets and Red Sox, the Jays haven’t gotten the job done. They’re not a player or […]

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 Dear Ross Atkins, Please Re-Sign Marcus Semien

Dear Ross Atkins, Please Re-Sign Marcus Semien

I appreciate your and the rest of the front offices’ efforts to improve the club. But signing Marcus Semien to a contract extension should outweigh all other transactions. After his sublime 2019 season, the California native struggled through the truncated 2020 campaign. That may have played a part in him only signing a one-year deal.  […]

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 Blue Jays’ Super Stats For A Surging Squad

Blue Jays’ Super Stats For A Surging Squad

Rather than write a simple recap post, I’ve decided to do something different this week. I’ve compiled a bunch of stats that will help tell the story of the Blue Jays’ recent play. Stripling’s Turnaround For much of the first two months of the season, the Jays were only getting steady production from three-fifths of […]

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 Wild Comeback Vs. O’s Saved Jays’ Season

Wild Comeback Vs. O’s Saved Jays’ Season

Desperate for a win, the Blue Jays were keen on getting off to a good start on Saturday versus Baltimore. They did just that with solo homers by Marcus Semien and Vladimir Guerrero Jr.  Marcus Semien – Toronto Blue Jays (17) Solo. pic.twitter.com/gQvocwnqE6 — MLB HR Tracker (@hr_mlb) June 19, 2021 Alek Manoah looked sharp […]

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 Better Bullpen Key To Jays Success

Better Bullpen Key To Jays Success

The Toronto Blue Jays have gotten a lot better starting pitching lately. Unfortunately, that hasn’t led to much consistency. It was a tough week of games. Road games against the White Sox and Red Sox. They deserved a better fate. Robbie Ray gave them a great outing on Tuesday night. He had a shutout going […]

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 My 2021 MLB All-Star Game Ballot

My 2021 MLB All-Star Game Ballot

Voting for the 2021 MLB All-Star Game officially began on Thursday, June 3rd at 11:59 am. Representative of the cathartic nature of this season that has started to resemble normalcy, I’ve gotten into the voting season. Like way into it. I’ll be voting the maximum allowable of five times per 24-hour period, and I’ll also […]

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 My Spring Training Notebook

My Spring Training Notebook

Here are some of the stories that I’ve been tracking in my Spring Training Notebook. Camps have gotten underway across Major League Baseball. There’s no doubting that George Springer was the Blue Jays biggest offseason acquisition. The one I’m most fascinated with, however, is Marcus Semien. He’s had a really good career with one spectacular […]

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 Blue Jays Camp: What to Look For

Blue Jays Camp: What to Look For

The Toronto Blue Jays are coming off a successful and exciting offseason. Here are some of the things I’ll be looking for in the next month at Training Camp. New Faces Pt. 1 – Bats The Jays were one of the busiest teams in the majors this Winter. They brought in George Springer and Marcus […]

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