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Series Recap: Split

Before the series, I mentioned how games against Tampa Bay were especially important because the Jays are absolutely going to have to pass the Rays in the standings if they want to lock down a wild card spot come October. The Yankees and Sox more than likely aren’t going anywhere, so finishing ahead of the…

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Game Threat: Part Two, Rays (35-32) @ Blue Jays (31-33)

The Jays are not within a game of .500 tonight, which means it’s actually possible for them to win! They’ll have to look better on both sides of the ball than last night’s disaster, though. Marco Estrada had his third straight rough game (don’t stop believing, my streetlight people), and the Jays could do shit-all…

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Ezequiel Carrera Is On Crutches, And The DL

Ezequiel Carerra has apparently joined a brutally long list of Blue Jays players who have found themselves laid up this season. FUN ISN’T IT? Here are the details as they first came in: Dwight Smith Jr. joins #BlueJays. He starts in LF. Carrera not listed on roster, presumably on DL pic.twitter.com/OaHtdkTEWI — Ben Nicholson-Smith (@bnicholsonsmith)…

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Why The MLB Amateur Draft Is Stranger Than You Think

Baseball’s draft is a strange thing. Stranger than casual fans, or fans more familiar with the draft process in other sports, may realize. And, in fact, when you start to look under the hood, it’s quite a bit stranger than even a lot of fervent baseball fans probably realize. On its surface, the draft concept…

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We Had A Jason Grilli Sighting!

FIRE UP THE GRILLI!!!!! "I'm battling out there, man. Just not getting the job done right now." pic.twitter.com/KuxsPYPwm2 — Jonah Birenbaum (@birenball) May 3, 2017 Ahhh, but wait! That broken down Weber product was the old Jason Grilli. The Jason Grilli we last saw when he was giving up four goals to Real Madrid getting blasted…