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The case against Charlie

As I laid my head on my fairly hard pillow to slumber, I had a sudden spark of inspiration for an article, in fact, it’ll be a two part article. It may come off as controversial, but I think Charlie Montoyo is here to stay and if I’m being honest, he should stay. Many people…

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The case for Charlie

It’s July 30th and the Blue Jays have finally returned home to face the Kansas City Royals. Before the start of the game the Jays held a pre-game ceremony to let the fans welcome the Jays back. The following day I posted what would become my most interacted tweet (minus Utah’s plane hitting birds, but…

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Randal Grichuk, Consistently Inconsistent

I may be lambasted for saying this, but I believe Randal Grichuk has value. We’ll cut to the chase, he’s the definition of streaky. Between April 1st and May 31st, we all thought he changed. In 208 plate appearances, Grichuk had a slash line of .289/.322/.819 with 9 homers and a wRC+ of 119. He…

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The Brad Hand era is over

Well, that didn’t last long. On August 31st, Brad Hand, who was acquired a month earlier, was DFA’ed to make room for Danny Jansen. He pitched 7.2 innings with the team, and posted a 8.22 ERA. His FIP was slightly better at 8.21. He allowed as many home runs as walks (3 a piece) and…

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That’s what you like to see

It’s August 1st, 2015. The night before, I experienced a magical moment that all teenagers look forward to. You can guess what that is. The next day I experienced an even better event as the Jays played the Kansas City Royals. Here’s a brief recap of the madness that game was: 8/2/15: Dickey baffles Royals…