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Game Threat: Eyes On The Sanchize, Blue Jays (43-50) @ Red Sox (53-42)

The Blue Jays lost a heartbreaking game in a 15-inning marathon last night. Are you sure you’re ready to watch them again? If so, Aaron Sanchez is taking the mound against Drew Pomeranz. If they win today, Toronto will guarantee at least a split with the Sox. When you consider that they did that against…

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Mike Bolsinger Inducted To The Blue Jays Extra Innings Hall Of Fame

Last night, Mike Bolsinger made history. In the bottom of the 13th inning, Bolsinger became the second Blue Jay and 80th Major Leaguer to strike out four batters in one inning. Bolsinger punched out Mitch Moreland, then he struck out Jackie Bradley Jr. but the ball bounced up into the netting behind the plate. Then,…

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The Yankees and White Sox Show Us the Way

“Yankees build a super bullpen and find a real first baseman,” screams the headline of last night’s piece at FanGraphs from Travis Sawchik, who reviewed what was called in other corners a — guffaw — blockbuster for the ages. The Yankees have re-acquired David Robertson, added a very nice piece in the suddenly-good Tommy Kahnle,…

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Fowles: Ghosts of Ballplayers Past

Yesterday it was announced that 33-year-old Christopher Adrian Colabello was again back in the warm embrace of baseball, signing a minor league contract with the Milwaukee Brewers after being released by Cleveland on July 8th. You may remember Colabello for his incredible 2015 season ascension with the postseason bound Toronto Blue Jays, but it’s more…

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What Do Yesterday’s Trades Suggest About This Year’s Deadline Market?

Yesterday, the Arizona Diamondbacks and New York Yankees — two teams currently sitting in Wild Card positions — got out ahead of the punch by acquiring some of the most coveted rental assets on the trade market. The D-Backs acquired J.D. Martinez from the Tigers, who are now clearly in sell mode. In return, the…