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Baseball America Loves Vlad & Bo

By now we’re used to prospect evaluators fawning over the Jays’ top two prospects, Vladimir Guerrero Jr. and Bo Bichette, and yet sometimes you hear stuff that still manages to take you aback. Today was a day for that, as Baseball America published their list of the top 10 Blue Jays prospects for 2018 —…

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Orioles Dealt a Terrible Blow as Zach Britton Suffers Ruptured Achilles

It is the right Achilles on Britton. Surgery is the indicated course of treatment for now. Os still getting their arms around the injury. Found out last night. — Brittany Ghiroli (@Britt_Ghiroli) December 20, 2017 Just as I was talking about how the Rays and Orioles getting worse would be a good thing for the…

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Evan Longoria is no longer a Tampa Bay Ray!

? BLUE JAYS KILLER HAS BEEN TRADED TO THE NL ? https://t.co/0K6ewwGwtD — Blue Jays Nation (@thejaysnation) December 20, 2017 Sometimes, baseball is bad. The New York Yankees, who are already loaded with young talent, go ahead and acquire the reigning National League MVP and give themselves a murderers’ row of Giancarlo Stanton, Aaron Judge,…

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Birds All Day Podcast: 142. Old Men Yelich At Cloud

Talking Winter Meetings, Christian Yelich, Josh Donaldson, and all things Toronto Blue Jays baseball — and featuring Drew Fairservice as the Voice of God! PLUS! For Patreon supporters only, we’ve got even more #content on its way, in which Drew and I extend today’s podcast with a discussion on the dreaded Los Angeles Angels of…

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What If Donaldson Can Help Get You Yelich?

The price to get Christian Yelich out of Miami is going to be astronomically high. Higher than what it took to get his now-former teammate, Marcell Ozuna — who, at least according to Steve Phillips, the Marlins wanted both Vladimir Guerrero Jr. and Bo Bichette for. And higher than what the Blue Jays would get…

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Huh? Shapiro Says He Doesn’t Think The Blue Jays Are Being Sold, Plus Movement On Stadium Naming Rights!

Earlier this month Blue Jays fans were set aback by a report from Natalie Wong of Bloomberg, in which it was reported rather unambiguously reported that the Blue Jays’ parent company, Rogers Communications, is considering selling the team. The Toronto-based telecommunications giant is considering selling the Major League Baseball team and the Cogeco stakes though…

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Angels Add Kinsler, Which Is Not *Not* A Problem

Ian Kinsler had the worst year of his MLB career at the plate in 2017, producing just a 91 wRC+, and yet was still worth 2.1 wins per Baseball Reference, and 2.7 per FanGraphs. He has just been dealt to the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim. Right now FanGraphs’ depth charts are projecting the Angels…

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The 2018 Winter Meetings: A Time For Nontroversy!

The Blue Jays have been quiet at the Winter Meetings so far, as they seem to be intent on slow-playing a market that’s already slow itself, and — according to Ross Atkins — teeming with “opportunities and alternatives”. Er… actually, more accurately, the club has been quiet in terms of making moves. But Mark Shapiro…