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The Rogers Centre’s New Dirt Infield Is Looking Good!

I wish I could say the same for the concrete that’s surrounding it. Or the artificial turf that’s going to be surrounding it this season. But hey, it’s a start. And that infield is looking mighty nice. The image above was tweeted this afternoon by Steven Brooks — aka @sbrooksbaseball, aka the Blue Jays’ senior vice…

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Spring Threat: Jays vs. Orioles

Photo Credit: Jonathan Dyer-USA TODAY Sports Kevin Pillar leading off, the spectre of having to talk about a bad JA Happ performance, or Maicer Izturis retiring, or Aaron Loup being shut down for two weeks and likely not being ready for opening day can’t even get me down about this one. Blue Jays baseball-ish on TV on a…

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Jays Win 10-8: Ostensibly A Grapefruit League Game Three Recap

Photo Credit: Kim-Klement-USA TODAY Sports The Blue Jays won a game that was, at one point, a laugher, but that had turned tense by the end. Not that it matters. As is usually going to be the case this early in camp, the most interesting things happening today took place off the field, rather than…

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Spring Threat: Jays @ Pirates

Photo Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports Bus trip to Bradenton! Who wouldn’t be up for a thing like that! Why, I’ll tell you who! Every position player of consequence for the Toronto Blue Jays, that’s who! (No offence, Ryan Goins and Michael Saunders).

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Jays And Phillies Tie 4-4: Grapefruit League Game 2 Recap

Photo Credit: Jonathan Dyer-USA TODAY Sports Look. Obviously at some point I’m going to write a recap of a Grapefruit League game and suggest that something significant actually happened. But a damn tie in the minor league-heavy second game of the spring? This is proooooobably not where that’s going to happen. Patterns take a while…

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Spring Threat: Jays vs. Phillies

Photo Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports It’s Game Two of Grapefruit League action, and the “home” opener for the Blue Jays in Dunedin, so what useless things can we look forward to getting prematurely excited or overly negative about today? Actually there are quite a few of them!

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Jays Win 5-3 (Or Something): Grapefruit League Game 1 Recap

Photo Credit: Jonathan Dyer-USA TODAY Sports The Jays and the Phillies kicked off their Grapefruit League seasons here on Tuesday afternoon, and I guess I should write something about it, even though I haven’t exactly been paying rapt attention. Frankly, I’ve been thinking about the best way to recap a game so it hits the…

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Spring Threat: Jays @ Philles

Photo Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports Play ball! Actual baseball! Sort of! But whatever you want to call this first action of the Grapefruit League season, on this total garbage winter day here in Toronto, I call firing up the ol’ MLB.tv app and shaking off my rusty memory of which number corresponds to which…

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Hey, The Jays Signed Rafael Soriano (And Other Guys You Once Knew)

Photo Credit: David Kohl-USA TODAY Sports In camp right now with the Blue Jays are right-handed non-roster invitees David Aardsma, Brad Penny, and Roberto Hernandez (who rings two bells with his names, having once also been known as Fausto Carmona). On the actual 40-man they’ve also got Gavin Floyd (for some reason), rule five pick-up…