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On feeling conflicted about Marcus Stroman

Everybody seems to have a take on Marcus Stroman. They range from “let the Stro Show be the Stro Show” to “his act is wearing thin and the Jays need to trade him”. After his latest transgressions in over the weekend in Boston, those Stroman takes – whether positive or negative – are front and…

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Looking back at the Blue Jays’ bizarre trade for J.A. Happ in 2012

2012 was the season most Toronto Blue Jays fans would rather forget. Optically, it was one of the worst years in franchise history. Let’s go through a quick recap of everything that went horribly wrong during that 2012 season, shall we? Three of the Blue Jays’ starting pitchers went down with major injuries in the…

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Jason Grilli was offered a Blue Jays broadcast gig, but turned it down

One year ago, Jason Grilli was nearing the end of his brief-but-dramatic tenure as a Toronto Blue Jay. He was like a comet. Grilli came into town, burned brilliant, but faded away shortly after. He finished the 2017 season with the Texas Rangers, but for all intents and purpose, he’s essentially retired.

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There are reasons for optimism for the Blue Jays in June

May was the month from hell for the Blue Jays. Everything that could go wrong, went wrong … even a few things the club could’ve never foreseen went wrong, too. May was an abysmal month for the Blue Jays. Their 9-19 record was the fourth-worst May in franchise history and that .321 winning percentage was…

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What was up with that Martin-Porcello dust-up last night?

Last night’s 8-3 loss at Fenway Park was a fairly forgettable contest for the Blue Jays. A subpar start by Marco Estrada, insurance runs given up by the bullpen combined with nine men left on base by the Blue Jays … that’s been typical of this team as of late.

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Is there really a ‘dark side’ to Jays Twitter?

Hands up if you’ve ever had a negative experience with someone on Twitter or Facebook. So, is that just about everybody, then? If you look hard enough, there’s a dark, sinister, hate-filled corner of the internet. Most times, you don’t even need to go looking for it because it shows up at your doorstep in…

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Scouting the Blue Jays’ New Secret Bullpen Weapon: Kendrys Morales

The Toronto Blue Jays have had a secret weapon in their bullpen for over a year; they’ve just been waiting for the right opportunity to unleash it. That day was this past Sunday and their secret weapon was Kendrys Morales. In the midst of a 9-0 blowout at the hands of the Oakland A’s, John Gibbons…