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The Daily Duce: Monday, May 9th

Daily???!?! Former Blue Jays number three starter, and current member of the Boston Red Sox, David Price, has struggled out of the gate with his new team. His velocity is down and his results have been worse. (There’s mostly good news on him, though, writes Owen Watson of FanGraphs, but who needs to read that…

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Weekend Wrap: The Drew Storen Dumpster Fire Edition

Photo Credit: Nick Turchiaro-USA TODAY Sports Sunday’s series-ender between the Blue Jays and Dodgers featured some maddeningly familiar themes for the home side: great starting pitching undone by an offence that gave the bullpen no margin for error and a bullpen that simply isn’t cutting it. Drew Storen has been a disaster so far. There…

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Game Recap: Bats, Bullpen Let The Moms Down

Embed from Getty Images In what appeared to be the most winnable of the three games against the Los Angeles Dodgers this weekend, the Blue Jays’ bats struggled, and their relievers failed to protect the one-run lead that they managed to claw their way to in the late innings.  It’s easy to look at this…

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The Daily Duce: Friday, May 6th

Daily??!?!? “If you’re going to boo me, don’t cheer me when I’m pitching good,” says Brett Cecil, irked by the treatment he’s received from certain wet-diapered Jays fans as he’s struggled to start this season, according to a piece from Steve Buffery of the Toronto Sun. As I said the other night on Twitter, you…

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Birds All Day Podcast – Episode 59

Greetings and good day! It’s episode 59 of Birds All Day! Featuring Greetings and good day! It’s episode 59 of Birds All Day, featuring questions about the rotation, about the bullpen, about Justin Smoak, about Troy Tulowitzki, and so much more! As always, this episode is made possible by those who’ve chosen to support us through our Patreon campaign —…

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Game Threat: Jays (14-15) vs. Rangers (15-13)

Photo Credit: Kevin Jairaj-USA TODAY Sports The last the Blue Jays saw Derek Holland it was October. In Texas and with their backs against the wall in the ALDS, the Jays unsurprisingly exploded on the left-hander. Five hits, one walk, six earned runs, three dingers. Holland managed only six outs. He was lifted after 37…

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Fowles: Biagini and the Stupidity of the Scrum

Photo Credit: Nick Turchiaro-USA TODAY Sports Between the joyous glee of not one but two unlikely Jays walk-offs (thanks, Justin Smoak and Russell Martin), Joe Biagini gave an interview. The Rule 5 right-hander had come off the mound with his first career win, his demeanor suggesting that having microphones suddenly thrust in his face was…

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Does this Blue Jays hat have Donald Trump’s hair???

Images via Bluebird Banter and NPR.org Have the Toronto Blue Jays, for the second time in 2016, released a hat — or had one released for them, at least — that inadvertently — or “inadvertently” — evokes something entirely different and hilarious? I’m gonna go ahead and say… maybe? Here’s some background: Minor Leaguer, of…

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