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Spring Threat: Hutchison gets the ball against the Rays

Embed from Getty Images I think the countdown is officially on. Well, it’s been on for me since, like, the beginning of November (yeah, I took a couple of week to decompress before I started scrolling through my calendar and counting days), but we can start our official Opening Day countdown today as the Blue Jays…

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Devon Travis Returns To The Field

Photo Credit: John Lott It has been a long, tough road, but Saturday was a very good day for Devon Travis. Travis said it better: “It was fricking sick.” The Blue Jays’ long suffering second baseman played catch effortlessly on flat ground, then fielded ground balls for about 10 minutes. He looked loose and confident.

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David Aardsma Gets It

Photo Credit: John Lott On Tuesday night, David Aardsma took to Twitter and struck a blow for baseball’s proletariat: Why doesn’t @si_mlb or @SInow ever do a cover of middle relievers fighting for the last spots on teams? #positionism #wecount — David Aardsma (@TheDA53) March 22, 2016 So the next morning, I walk up to…

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Birds All Day Podcast – Episode 53

  Alright! It’s episode 53 of Birds All Day! Featuring Tulo’s injury, the Jays and depth, a bunch of Aaron Sanchez talk, and so much more! While you’re listening, give a like to Birds All Day on Facebook! Also, please note that, as always, this episode of the Birds All Day podcast is made possible by those who’ve…

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Spring Threat: Jays vs. Mets

Photo Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports A Bartolo Colon start against the Jays and it isn’t televised? For shame! But even bigger (though not, of course, literally) than that is Bartolo’s opponent on the mound today, Aaron Sanchez, who looks to continue to force the Jays’ hand in his quest to break camp as a…

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Roberto Osuna Would Prefer To Stay A Reliever Long-Term

Photo Credit: Denny Medley-USA TODAY Sports “If I would have the choice, I would stay in the bullpen,” says Roberto Osuna in a amazing, revealing piece on the Jays youngster from John Lott at Vice Sports. “Especially next year when we won’t have probably Storen or Cecil, so I probably have the chance to be…

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Blair: Expect The Blue Jays To Stay In Dunedin

Photo Credit: FineArtAmerica.com I can’t fault the editors at Sportsnet for going with the sexy angle in giving a title to Jeff Blair’s latest, Unless Bautista, Encarnacion lower their demands they’re gone after 2016, but that’s hardly all that his post was about. For me the most important bit came at the very end, after…

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Josh Donaldson Speaks Candidly About Domestic Violence

Photo Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports Late last night, The Toronto Star released a one-on-one interview reporter Rosie DiManno did with Blue Jays’ third basemen Josh Donaldson. In many ways, the existence of the interview in itself is a revelation, referring to the fraught, abusive environment Donaldson grew up in, and discussing, in his own…

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