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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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Baseball is finally (sort of) back!

As the ice pelts our faces and winter hurricanes throw their big winter middle fingers at every person living in cold regions on this planet, (most of) the best baseball players are heading south to Florida to rip and flippin’ roar on the diamonds – trying to impress their skip for a roster spot.

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All-time Canadian baseball rosters: the Edmonton Trappers

It’s time to continue a series compiling the finest all-time rosters of some of Canada’s best baseball teams. Last time, I detailed the all-time Calgary Cannons roster, the next team in the series was another Pacific Coast League mainstay and the hated rivals of my hometown Calgary Cannons: the Edmonton Trappers.

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Jerry Howarth opens up on his broadcasting career in new book

For 36 years, he was a friendly companion to Blue Jays fans from coast to coast. Every game, he opened the Blue Jays radio broadcast with a simple greeting; “Hello friends, this is Jerry Howarth”. That phrase perfectly encapsulates the warm demure of a Blue Jays broadcasting legend. It’s been one year since Jerry Howarth…

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