Spring Threat: Jays vs. Orioles

Photo Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports Whoa. Would you look at that. We’ve crossed the midway point of the Grapefruit League season, and judging by today’s Blue Jays lineup, things are starting to get serious. That’s a whole bunch of regulars right there (for the Jays, at least — the Orioles have sent some trash…

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The Daily Duce: Monday, March 14th

Daily???!? Naturally, Stacey May Fowles of the Globe and Mail absolutely nails why police action over impossible online threats to a 360 kg statue is an important story. “If the authorities are interested in using their resources to deter online threats,” she writes, “it would be far more meaningful to show up at the door…

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Spring Threat: Sanchez gets the ball as the Jays host the Rays

Embed from Getty Images Well, that wasn’t very fun. Just as I started going on about difficult it is to temper expectations on this club as they dominate Grapefruit ball, they slam their faces into the wall and lose 8-5 to the Philadelphia Phillies.  Oh well, these are exhibition games, after all. Does very-unlikely-to-make-the-opening-night-roster Brad…

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Spring Threat: Jays vs. Red Sox

Photo Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports Alright! More spring baseball on TV! And this time featuring Marcus Stroman! Aaaaaand a skeleton lineup, which John Gibbons is running out there today to avoid knuckleballer Stephen Wright of the Red Sox. Or he supposedly was. It doesn’t look that bad for this part of the spring, though…

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