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Gregg Zaun Fired From Sportsnet For ‘Inappropriate Conduct’

Shortly after 6:30 PM on Thursday, a statement from Rogers Media president Rick Brace was read on air on the company’s flagship radio station by Bob McCown, breaking the news that Gregg Zaun has been terminated from his job as in-game analyst on Sportsnet Blue Jays broadcasts due to inappropriate behaviour. I was not tuned…

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Alison Gordon Wins Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame’s Jack Graney Award

The Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame announced today that trailblazing former Blue Jays beat writer, the late Alison Gordon, is this year’s recipient of the Jack Graney Award, an honour bestowed “annually to a member of the media who has made significant contributions to baseball in Canada through their life’s work.” Per the release: “Alison…

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Hear This: Talkin’ Jays On Sportsnet 650 Vancouver

On late Wednesday evening I joined host Dan Riccio of Sportsnet Tonight on Sportsnet 650 Vancouver to talk some Jays. Then they used this pic to promote the segment: On #SportsnetTonight with @DanRiccio650 now:@AndrewStoeten joins to talk about the Blue Jays off-season plans. LISTEN LIVE: https://t.co/mDLZc4njsd pic.twitter.com/OpZ840i0Of — Sportsnet 650 (@Sportsnet650) November 30, 2017 RUDE! But the…

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Today In MLBTR: Wednesday, November 29th

The hot stove still feels like it’s still barely warm, but with November quickly drawing to a close, the deadline to tender contracts coming up on Friday, and the Winter Meetings not too far around the corner (they start unusually late this year, running from December 10th to the 14th in Orlando), there’s a chance…

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Blue Jays Announce 2018 Promotional and ‘Events’ Schedule, Including Pride Night, and Opening Day Halladay Ceremony

The Jays’ PR department hasn’t had a lot of wins lately, but it feels like they might have actually managed one on Wednesday, with the announcement of the club’s 2018 promotional schedule, which was unveiled in a tweet this morning, and an accompanying press release providing additional details. Notably, the schedule includes a ceremony in…

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McDonald: Trading Josh Donaldson Is Crazy. Or Is It?

Don’t be fooled by my name being on this piece, it’s by my good friend Darragh McDonald! Enjoy it, it’s good stuff! — Stoeten * * * In late September, with the Blue Jays limping to the end of a disappointing season, Bob Nightengale went and tweeted a thing. The #STLCards, who badly need a…

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Today In MLBTR: Monday, November 27th

The hot stove feels like it’s still barely warm just yet, but with November quickly drawing to a close, the deadline to tender contracts coming up on Friday, and the Winter Meetings not too far around the corner (they start unusually late this year, running from December 10th to the 14th in Orlando), there’s a…

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Daily Duce: Friday, November 24th

Daily??!?!? Earlier this week at Fan Rag Sports, Jon Heyman wrote a post titled “Blue Jays Could Emerge As Dark Horse For JD Martinez.” I didn’t write about it at the time because, in addition to feeling like trash with a migraine, uh… the gist of the post is that the Blue Jays could emerge as…