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Game Threat: Blue Jays (5-5) @ Red Sox (4-4)

Photo Credit: Dan Hamilton-USA TODAY Sports I can’t stand that I’m always rushing through Game Threats in order to get them posted sometime before the damn first inning ends for a lot of reasons. One of my biggest frustrations about it comes about just once a year, every April 15th. Today is Jackie Robinson day,…

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Birds All Day Podcast – Episode 56

Alright! It’s episode 55 of Birds All Day! Featuring good things/bad things from the early season, JA Happ, Stephen Brooks, Q&A, and so much more! As always, this episode of the Birds All Day podcast is made possible by those who’ve chosen to support us through our Patreon campaign — an ingenious type of crowdfunding that allows you to invest…

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Game Threat: Blue Jays (4-5) vs. Yankees (4-3)

Photo Credit: Dan Hamilton-USA TODAY Sports Last night’s game between the Jays and Yankees was much tighter than the score line suggests; tied going into the bottom of the fifth, and the Jays nursing just a 3-2 lead heading into the bottom of the eighth, when they finally blew the doors open against Ivan Nova….

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Pat Venditte’s Incredible Journey To The Big Leagues

Photo Credit: John Lott In the winter following the 2014 season, Pat Venditte adopted the weighted-ball conditioning program popularized by former Blue Jays pitcher Steve Delabar. Part of the shoulder-strengthening regimen involves throwing a football. “I had forgotten how to throw a football left-handed,” Venditte recalls. The knack came back because Venditte threw a football…

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Game Threat: Blue Jays (3-5) vs. Yankees (4-2)

Photo Credit: @jahappster OK, I couldn’t possibly have summed up where the Jays are at as well as Stacey May did in her earlier piece about the club’s sluggish start, nor could I do as terrific a job looking at Aaron Sanchez and his fine start yesterday (according to everybody but himself) as John Lott…

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It Could Be Worse, It Should Be Better

Photo Credit: Dan Hamilton-USA TODAY Sports Let’s just say the first week of Blue Jays baseball has not exactly met our lofty collective expectations. Yes, I know it’s incredibly early. Yes, I know that the 2015 season didn’t pick up until summer was in full flight. And yes, I know I’m one of those “just…

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Game Threat: Blue Jays (3-4) vs. Yankees (3-2)

Photo Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports It feels like maybe I want a little too much to make every Aaron Sanchez start into some kind of event — which in turn kind of feels like I’m spending too much time waiting for the wheels to come off, and not nearly enough enjoying how incredible he’s…

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Will Rogers’ Hockey Ratings Woes Impact The Blue Jays?

Photo via. Late last week Rogers fired Gord Cutler, who was in charge of hockey programming at Sportsnet and, specifically, the Hockey Night In Canada franchise. According to a report from Dave “the Hammer” Shoalts of the Globe and Mail, the timing of the firing was unusual, given that the NHL playoffs are just about…

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