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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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Game Threat: Jays (13-15) vs. Rangers (15-12)

Photo Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports The Blue Jays have gotten 112 plate appearances from Troy Tulowitzki, and there’s good news!  He’s been healty enough to give them 112 plate appearnces. He can play defence! He’s well above his career walk rate! His ISO is slightly above last year’s mark (the second-lowest of his career)! His…

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