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The Pulse on MLB: Blue Jay Blues

John Schuerholz, who was the architect behind the Atlanta Braves dynasty of the 1990’s and 2000’s, believed that it took 60 games to fully determine what kind of team you were working with. 913 more words

Jays v Reds: Big-O Game 1

I can’t believe MLB games begin tonight. I consider the two pre-season games in Montreal part of the regular season because the buzz and pomp makes it feel like a real game. 179 more words

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Francis-Redmond Duo & Rotation Insurance

Jeff Francis is not having a great ST in 2015.  In 3.2 IP he’s given up 7 hits, 4 runs (all earned), and one ding’r.  At 34 yrs old, Francis is a depth veteran guy who has lots of ML rotation experience.   506 more words

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#5 Starter - A Case For Daniel Norris?

Don’t get me wrong, Daniel Norris has what it takes to be a quality starter in the Bigs, but should the Blue Jays consider him for the job out of this year’s ST? 628 more words

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OF Low-Risk Candidates

In response to the Saunders injury it’s evident the Blue Jays need one or two OF options should another injury occur during the season.  At this point Dalton Pompey and Kevin Pillar are the anticipated CF and LF respective options to open the season, with Michael Saunders to replace Pillar in LF pushing Pillar to the bench as 4th OF.   654 more words

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Folks, Forget Paplebon

No way Blue Jays buy Paplebon. At $13M this year and a vesting year for 2016 at the same amount makes him incredibly expensive. Don’t believe me? 186 more words

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Beckham Not An Option? Wha?

Another example of Blue Jays seemingly without a clue. Gordon Beckham was available for $2M for a single year. How is this known? Beckham is rejoining the White Sox for those very terms. 311 more words

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