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Manny Machado ends up in San Diego

The Manny Machado “sweepstakes” are finally over. The four-time All-Star has finally inked the mega free agent deal he was coveting. It, uh, wasn’t with the team he was probably expecting, though.

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Marcus Stroman is disappointed with Blue Jays front office

We’re just a few days into Spring Training and we’ve got a Marcus Stroman controversy on our hands. Toronto’s ace, who’s coming off the worst season of his career due largely to injury, has expressed disappointment with the Blue Jays’ front office for not offering him a long-term deal.

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Braves fans aren’t happy with Alex Antholpous and Co.

Blue Jays fans have been skeptical about the Cleveland Crew since the moment Mark Shapiro took over from Paul Beeston. A lot of that had to do with timing. Thanks to a magical trade deadline orchestrated by Alex Anthopolous, the Jays were on the verge of ending their two-decade playoff drought. It made the architecht…

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John Axford is back in the mix

It looks like the Blue Jays are bringing back a familiar face to be their bullpen daddy this year. According to all the beat reporters, the Jays have brought John Axford to spring training as a non-roster invitee with a minor league deal.

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Ross Atkins talks about the starting rotation and Vlad Jr.

Pitchers and catchers are reporting today! You know what that means? It’s time to get excited because winter is nearing an end and the warm, soothing sights and sounds of baseball are on the way? Nope! It means it’s time to get mad about the Toronto Blue Jays!

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Blue Jays sign Freddy Galvis

With Troy Tulowitzki, Aledmys Diaz, and Yangervis Solarte heading out the door, the Blue jays were badly in need of some veteran depth in the middle of the infield. I would have preferred Manny Machado but I guess we can live with Freddy Galvis.

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The goddamn Padres are in on Manny Machado

It’s nearly February and Manny Machado doesn’t have a contract yet. Major League Baseball teams are so adverse to winning that the idea of adding one of the best all-around players to hit the free agent market (at the age of 26, nonetheless) in recent memory is completely off-putting.

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Marco Estrada signs with Oakland

I think we all knew that the Marco Estrada era had come to an end in Toronto, but it’s great to see the soft-tossing wizard catch on somewhere else. According to Jane Lee, the Athletics’ beat reporter for MLB.com, Estrada has inked a deal that’ll bring him to Oakland for the 2019 season.