Category Archives: Toronto Blue Jays

James Shields: Don’t Forget the Punch

I really hope James Shields signs somewhere nobody expects. I hope he signs somewhere where he’s not about to be thrown in the middle of an already solid rotation, surrounded by already solid players, where he’s an afterthought for that … Continue reading

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MLB Winter Meetings: The Six Biggest Storylines

Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls, children of all-ages; the moment you’ve been waiting for is finally here. Let’s get ready to ruuuuuuuuuumble… And by rumble, I obviously mean partake in lengthy discourse about the relative long-term value of one … Continue reading

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It Hurts So Good: Slugger Frank Thomas Set To Retire

Frank Thomas is officially hanging up the cleats. Thomas, 41, has scheduled a Friday press conference in Chicago—where he spent 16 of his 19 big league seasons—to announce his retirement. Thomas, one of the most feared sluggers of the past … Continue reading

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Countdown to Spring Training: 10 Days

The countdown is officially on. According to MLB.com the first date that pitchers and catchers can report for Spring Training in February 17th. As such, I’m going to provide my readers with a video featuring a Major League Moment or … Continue reading

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Alex Gonzalez Signs with Toronto

Shortstop Alex Gonzalez will be taking his slick defense up north next summer. Gonzalez, 32, signed a one-year, $2.75 million contract with the Blue Jays on Thursday. The contract includes a $2.5 million option for 2011. The deal comes just … Continue reading

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Twins Trade Targets: The Anti-Hype Edition

The trade deadline is right around the corner and with it comes a flurry of trade rumors and speculation about which clubs are sellers and which clubs are buyers. Two things are for certain, the Toronto Blue Jays and Oakland … Continue reading

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One of My Favorite Baseball Moments…

It’s Game 6 of the 1993 World Series and you’re a fan watching the game at home. You see Joe Carter step to the plate and you can just feel the electricity in the air. The Jays have one of … Continue reading

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