Not Your Usual MLB Hall of Fame Profile: Mark Buehrle

Not Your Usual MLB Hall of Fame Profile: Mark Buehrle

Mark Buehrle is the third person being covered in the Not Your Usual HOF Profile series, following Bobby Abreu and Barry Bonds. Does he make the mark for the Hall of Fame? Teams played for: Chicago White Sox (2000-2011), Miami Marlins (2012), Toronto Blue Jays (2013-2015) Transactions: Mark Buehrle was drafted in 38th round of […]

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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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 Blue Jays Land Berrios, But At What Cost?

Blue Jays Land Berrios, But At What Cost?

The Toronto Blue Jays made headlines Friday afternoon when they traded for Twins ace Jose Berrios. The team has been linked to the right-hander for months now and it finally happened. Going back to the Twin Cities are coveted prospects, Austin Martin (Jays #2, 16 overall) and Simeon Woods-Richardson (Jays #4, 68 overall). I first […]

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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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 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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 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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 2020 AL Wild Card Preview

2020 AL Wild Card Preview

October is here. Metaphorically of course. It may be a couple of days until October yet, but for MLB teams and fans alike, October is among us. Fans are in for a treat with an expanded playoff format that has given us some unbelievable matchups in the 2020 AL Wild Card. The American League fields […]

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 World Series Hopes

World Series Hopes

We’re all well aware of the favorites. There’s no questioning the chances of the Yankees, Dodgers, Astros, Twins, Braves, and Nationals. There’s also real optimism about the Reds, Rays, White Sox, Athletics, and Indians. The reason why this beautiful sport has so many games is to allow for the cream to rise to the top. […]

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 MLB Offseason to-do list: AL East

MLB Offseason to-do list: AL East

As the Washington Nationals defeated the Houston Astros in Game 7 of the World Series to win the first World Series in team history, the other 28 teams were focused on the upcoming free agency period. Each team has an offseason to-do list and players that they are interested in bringing in to join their […]

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 Toronto: 24 Years of Silence…

Toronto: 24 Years of Silence…

Seconds after winning the NBA championship, downtown Toronto was surreal. We looked at each other – all of us, a city united by our disbelief. Do we cheer? Scream? High five? An eerie silence came over the city for just a few seconds. Is this what winning feels like? Then suddenly the first honk of […]

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