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Westhead: Bautista Is Asking For Five Years, $150-Million

Welp. The (hopefully permanent) falling apart of the Jay Bruce trade can wait a few moments because TSN’s Rick Westhead would like to explode your mind: BARGAINING BOMBSHELL: As per @rwesthead, Bautista seeks 5 years, $150M https://t.co/UQQGnzfpLm pic.twitter.com/P5z4Qnk5i4 — SportsCentre (@SportsCentre) February 23, 2016 That’s… um… a lot. A whoooole lot.

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Jay Bruce Is Bad, But That Might Not Stop The Jays From Trading For Him

Photo Credit: Lance Iversen-USA TODAY Sports Cincinnati Reds outfielder Jay Bruce is more durable than Michael Saunders. I’ll give him that. But unless you’ve got a time machine, that’s about all I’ll give him without being really, really hopeful, given his being hot garbage over the last two years. Especially if you’re asking me to factor in his…

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The Daily Duce: Monday, February 22nd

Daily??!? First off, I want to thank everybody for the kind words on the new site and for your patience as we get up to speed. I’m really looking forward to this new venture and definitely want to hear feedback from you all about how to make the site, including the comments, work as well…

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Jose Bautista Doesn’t Believe In Hometown Discounts Or Negotiating

Photo Credit: John E. Sokolowski-USA TODAY Sports When Jose Bautista talks about the surplus value he’s brought to the Blue Jays over the life of his contract, he is unequivocally, 100% bang on. A recent piece at FanGraphs pegged him as having been worth nearly $100-million beyond the $70-million they’ll end up paying him over the…

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Welcome To TheBlueJaysNation.com!

Photo Credit: Dan Hamilton/USA TODAY Sports Does today seem like a good day for new beginnings or what? The Blue Jays have officially opened camp down in Dunedin, Florida, taking the first steps on their path towards defending the American League East title they won last fall, and my coverage of the club has moved into…