Jeff Samardzija, Jon Lester, Josh Donaldson, Brandon Moss and Derek Norris all gone. All of these players were on the AL all-star team and none of them are still on the Oakland Athletics. 301 more words
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On the latest edition of the Flags Fly Forever podcast, Mike Gianella of Baseball Prospectus pontificated at length about the increasingly controversial term “sleeper”. The riff centered less on the idea that “sleepers” don’t exist (they do, but not how you think, more on that later) but on the idea that fantasy owners and industry writers/analysts are using the term incorrectly. 998 more words
On November 29th, 2014, the Oakland Athletics traded away all-star third basemen Josh Donaldson to the Toronto Blue Jays in-exchange for third basemen Brett Lawrie and three other players. 64 more words
The Toronto Blue Jays won back-to-back World Series in 1992 and 1993. Since then, they have missed the playoffs for 21 straight years.
With the Kansas City Royals having made the playoffs in 2014, Toronto’s 21-year playoff drought is now the… 767 more words