Saturday Night Notes: Gibbons, Stroman to the DL, Josh Donaldson

Ross Atkins doubled down on his John Gibbons vote of confidence last night by saying that he’ll finish up the year as manager of the Toronto Blue Jays, and after that, his future with the club will be “revisited.” Earlier this month, Atkins told Sportsnet’s Ben Nicholson-Smith that Gibbons was part of the conversations about…


The Billy McKinney era begins

Billy McKinney is being given a shot to show up his former team. The Blue Jays have recalled the outfielder acquired in the J.A. Happ trade to replace Luke Maile who was placed on the paternity list.


Large Adult Son Update: Walk-offs and Perfectos

It was an interesting night in Toronto’s farm system on Thursday. Down in Bluefield, 17-year-old Eric Pardinho threw the best start of his professional career, tossing six-and-a-third perfect innings. In New Hampshire, Cavan Biggio smacked two bombs, including a walk-off home run, to improve on his league-leading total.


EA Sports might bring MVP Baseball back to life

Over a decade later, MVP Baseball is still the best baseball video game ever made. The game was overflowing with stuff to do, like a franchise mode where you could manage three minor league affiliates and the entire financial side of your organization, an owner mode where you could build your own stadium over time,…


There Is No Quit In Rowdy Tellez

When it comes to feel good stories this season, there hasn’t been too many. Most Jays fans are looking at the farm system to help cope with another lost season. A ton of the noise being drummed up is off the bat of Vladdy G, of course, as he continues to make MiLB pitchers suffer….


Baseball Isn’t Being Ruined By Anything

Editor’s Note: Why is everyone trying to force it to be a certain thing when they can chill the fuck out and slam a cold one – Cam Lewis Baseball is a beautiful sport. It’s peaceful, but also passionate. Simple, but complex. Mellow, but suspenseful. As great as it can be, baseball currently has a problem:…


Daddy Jansen hits his first MLB dinger

The rebuild is full on and we’re all drunk on future Jays stuff right now. It beats maudlin around in the 2018-season-has-been-worse-than-the-2017 woes and sighs that have had us all howling into the I miss 2015 and ’16 winds. Danny – I mean Daddy – Jansen hit his first dinger in his young AF MLB…


Jansen gets two hits, Reid-Foley grinds through debut

It was a Large Adult Son overload in Kansas City tonight as Danny Jansen and Sean Reid-Foley each made their Major League debuts. Reid-Foley struggled a little bit with command but showed nice poise to grind through five innings of work while Jansen picked up a couple hits and threw out a baserunner.