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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…

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Is Kendrys Morales obsolete on the Blue Jays?

The days of the full-time designated hitter are essentially on death’s doorstep. Teams are no longer pooling resources into players who can affect change on only one side of the ball. Straight-up DH’s are becoming the way of the dinosaur.