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Goose Gossage Is A Disgrace To The Game

Photo Credit: Anthony Gruppuso-USA TODAY Sports Goose Gossage is old and has bad opinions. Not to excuse it, but that just seems to be a thing that happens to a lot of old guys as the world evolves and changes around them and they… y’know… don’t. I probably wouldn’t feel the need to go around calling…

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Spring Threat: Jays @ Yankees

Photo Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports Jose Bautista makes his spring debut for the Blue Jays today, and hopefully so too does a comments solution for the site here. Behold Solid Opinion at the bottom of this post! Fingers crossed that this actually works! (Apologies for more hoops to have to jump through). Oh, and the split…

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The Daily Duce: Wedensday, March 9th

Daily??!?!? First, a couple bits of housekeeping — because why not just keep putting off writing an actual post for even longer, eh? 1) If you haven’t already noticed, you’re now on BlueJaysNation.com, minus the “the.” Feel free to change your bookmarks accordingly (though both will still get you here — as will AndrewStoeten.com) and…

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Spring Threat: Jays vs. Twins

Photo Credit: Dan Hamilton-USA TODAY Sports Fort Myers [is where the Jays would be if they weren’t playing a home game today]! A breezy two-and-a-half hour bus ride down the Gulf Coast from the Blue Jays’ home in Dunedin and you’re there! Can you imagine??? [You’ll have to — the Jays are in Dunedin]. Actually, though, I almost…

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The MSBST3000!

Over the weekend, Tyler Kepner of the New York Times penned an interesting piece on the state of the Toronto Blue Jays and the strange transition the club has had to make from the Paul Beeston era to the one that now sees Mark Shapiro in charge.

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The Rogers Centre’s New Dirt Infield Is Looking Good!

I wish I could say the same for the concrete that’s surrounding it. Or the artificial turf that’s going to be surrounding it this season. But hey, it’s a start. And that infield is looking mighty nice. The image above was tweeted this afternoon by Steven Brooks — aka @sbrooksbaseball, aka the Blue Jays’ senior vice…

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Spring Threat: Jays vs. Orioles

Photo Credit: Jonathan Dyer-USA TODAY Sports Kevin Pillar leading off, the spectre of having to talk about a bad JA Happ performance, or Maicer Izturis retiring, or Aaron Loup being shut down for two weeks and likely not being ready for opening day can’t even get me down about this one. Blue Jays baseball-ish on TV on a…

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Spring Threat: Jays @ Pirates

Photo Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports Bus trip to Bradenton! Who wouldn’t be up for a thing like that! Why, I’ll tell you who! Every position player of consequence for the Toronto Blue Jays, that’s who! (No offence, Ryan Goins and Michael Saunders).

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Jays And Phillies Tie 4-4: Grapefruit League Game 2 Recap

Photo Credit: Jonathan Dyer-USA TODAY Sports Look. Obviously at some point I’m going to write a recap of a Grapefruit League game and suggest that something significant actually happened. But a damn tie in the minor league-heavy second game of the spring? This is proooooobably not where that’s going to happen. Patterns take a while…

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