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By Brendan Panikkar On Tuesday, January 17th, 2017

Who Is The Toronto Blue Jays Answer In Left-Field?

Melvin Upton Jr. does seem to be the Blue Jays solution for left field in 2017. Now that the Toronto Blue Jays have brought Jose Bautista back, the team has solidified the roster in every position except for left-field. More...

By Dan Langille On Thursday, May 19th, 2016

Things are Clicking for the Buffalo Bisons

With the recent struggles the Toronto Blue Jays have been going through, their AAA affiliate Buffalo Bisons have been firing on all cylinders lately. This week the Bison’s hosted the Toledo Mud Hens, now More...

By Dan Langille On Thursday, April 21st, 2016

Friday Night Lights in Buffalo

Last Friday I was blessed with a girlfriend-free night and the sun shinning. And because of this, I took in the Buffalo Bisons game. With a “quick” trip over the border I was drinking a beer in the More...

By Dan Langille On Tuesday, April 5th, 2016

Toronto Blue Jays Pick up Where They Left off

Baseball has kicked off yesterday once again for the 2016 regular season. The Toronto Blue Jays are in Tampa Bay to open the season at Tropicana Field. This marks the 40th year for the Toronto Blue Jays franchise. More...

By Douglas Fox On Friday, February 5th, 2016

On Speed, Stolen Bases, and Lead Off Hitters

In his excellent treatise on the history of scouting,  Dollar Sign on the Muscle,  author Kevin Kerrane devoted considerable attention to the pioneering ways of Branch Rickey, who not only invented the modern-day More...

Drew Storen
By Douglas Fox On Saturday, January 9th, 2016

What To Expect From Drew Storen

The Toronto Blue Jays filled a major hole in their bullpen Friday night when the acquired right-hander Drew Storen from Washington for outfielder Ben Revere. Storen had what has been described as a tumultuous More...

Votto and Martin
By Danny Gallagher On Thursday, November 19th, 2015

Canadian Baseball Hall Of Fame Taking Votes For O’Neill Award

Nicole Luchanski was so good for Team Canada in Ajax last July. So good that the second baseman from Edmonton is a nomination for Canada’s baseball player of the year in voting for the Tip O’Neill Award as More...

Kevin Pillar
By Brendan Panikkar On Wednesday, November 18th, 2015

Should The Toronto Blue Jays Trade Kevin Pillar?

Could the Blue Jays trade Kevin Pillar this off-season? In Spring Training of 2015, Kevin Pillar was entering Dunedin looking to battle for a spot on the Toronto Blue Jays Opening Day roster. The Blue Jays had More...

By Douglas Fox On Wednesday, October 28th, 2015

Alex Anthopoulos’ Off-Season To-Do List

The Toronto Blue Jays demise this season is less than a week old, but it’s highly likely that GM Alex Anthopoulos and his brain trust of senior executives are busily working on plans for when this group re-convenes More...

By Brandon Jopko On Wednesday, September 30th, 2015

Surmising The Blue Jays Playoff Roster

Photo via TOM SZCZERBOWSKI/GETTY IMAGES With the Toronto Blue Jays about to clinch the AL East division any game now, and possibly today in Baltimore, I’ve begun to think about who might make their playoff roster. More...

Devon Travis
By Brendan Panikkar On Tuesday, September 29th, 2015

Toronto Blue Jays 2015 Monthly Breakdown: April

Devon Travis was the Blue Jays best rookie and best player for the month of April. Over the next several days before the Toronto Blue Jays return to the post-season for the first time in 22 years, I am going to More...

By Douglas Fox On Saturday, September 26th, 2015
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What Does Kevin Pillar Have To Do To Stay An MLB Regular?

Toronto Blue Jays OF Kevin Pillar has carved out quite a niche in the hearts of the team’s fans. Pillar has held down center-field more than adequately this year, and has played perhaps the most spectacular More...

By Douglas Fox On Thursday, August 20th, 2015

Clutchlings Blue Jays Minor League Notebook

Sean Reid-Foley Kyle Castle/Milb.com photo If you’re a regular reader of this feature, thanks – and you have permission to skip down to the next section. It’s come to my attention that I have acquired More...

By Douglas Fox On Monday, July 27th, 2015

Clutchlings Blue Jays Minor League Notebook Returns!

Hello faithful readers.  My wife and I were off on a three week vacation – a week in Barcelona, one week in the south of Tenerife (part of the Canary Islands), and a week on that island’s west coast. More...

Addison Russell
By Brandon Jopko On Sunday, July 19th, 2015

How Often Are Top 50 Prospects Traded?

Brandon Decker over at Beyond the Box Score wrote in March about trading top prospects for veteran starting pitchers and deduced that teams tend to over value their prospects when too often they don’t meet expectations. More...

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