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Roy Halladay is a Hall of Famer

The Baseball Writers’ Association of America says that throughout the Hall of Fame voting process, a player’s “record, playing ability, integrity, sportsmanship, character, and contributions to the team(s) on which the player played” will all come into question to determine whether or not they’re a HoF-worthy talent. 

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Ricky Romero finally has closure on his baseball career

Ricky Romero was the final player of the afternoon to walk into the media room during day one of Blue Jays Winter Fest. He greeted a few familiar faces and stood in front of reporters and the bright lights of a TV camera for the first time in several years. “I haven’t done this for…

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Offers for Manny Machado are shockingly low

It’s the middle of January and the two centrepieces of the most stacked free agent class ever are still unsigned. I talked about how Bryce Harper would be a perfect fit on the Blue Jays last week so now it’s time to talk about Manny Machado.

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The Blue Jays’ magic started with Russell Martin

I can vividly recall where I was and what I was doing when the Blue Jays signed Russell Martin to a five-year/$82 million dollar contract. I couldn’t tell you what I ate for breakfast yesterday, but I can remember clear as day how the Martin signing went down. It stemmed from this tweet from Peter…

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Blue Jays trade Russell Martin to Dodgers

You kind of knew this was coming, but that doesn’t mean that it hurts any less. The Blue Jays have sent C Russell Martin to the Los Angeles Dodgers for minor leaguers 2B/SS Ronny Brito and SP Andrew Sopko. The team will also be eating a “significant portion” of the remaining $20M owed to Martin,…

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Blue Jays and Marcus Stroman avoid arbitration

Transaction Friday! Boy, it’s been a wild one. Just after it was announced the Blue Jays had pulled the trigger to send Russell Martin to the Dodgers, it also came out that the team had inked Marcus Stroman to a one-year deal worth $7.4 million.

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Sign Bryce Harper you cowards

We’re more than a week into January and Bryce Harper and Manny Machado don’t have contracts. Harper and Machado are the centrepieces of what was supposed to be the Big Free Agent Class of 2019 that everybody was saving up to go completely HAM over. Yet, here we are. Nobody wants to spend the money…

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Blue Jays share plans for Rogers Centre premium seating area

It’s been a slow off-season, so let’s talk about the Rogers Centre. It’s known that a big priority of Mark Shapiro since he joined the club in fall 2015 has been bringing the Blue Jays into the 21st century. A big part of that is improving the fan experience at the Rogers Centre.

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MLB saw record revenues again in 2018 despite falling attendance

For the 16th consecutive season, Major League Baseball set a record for gross generated revenues. But hold your LOL THEY SAY BASE BALL IS DYING retort for a second. As the report from Forbes mentions, MLB saw an increase in revenue in 2018 despite falling attendance and TV viewership.

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Matt Shoemaker and Aaron Sanchez have a lot in common

At first glance, Matt Shoemaker and Aaron Sanchez couldn’t be any more different. Shoemaker looks like he’s ready to raise a barn with that beard of his. Meanwhile, Sanchez can’t wait for his shift to end so he can do nothing but drive around with his friends until curfew. It doesn’t seem right that Shoemaker…