Monthly Archives: August 2015

David Price and moral hazard

As you probably know, the Blue Jays recently acquired David Price. He is what sportswriters call a “rental”: his contract expires at the end of the season, and he will become a free agent. It will likely cost some team … Continue reading

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Winning streak!

As you probably know already, the Blue Jays have won 11 in a row. This ties their franchise mark. Since July 28, when they were 50-51 and 8 games out of first, the Jays have won 14 out of 15 … Continue reading

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The Roy Halladay Lesson

As you probably know already, the Blue Jays have traded a whole lot of minor league talent for Troy Tulowitzki, David Price, Ben Revere, LaTroy Hawkins, Mark Lowe, and now Cliff Pennington. As you probably also know already, the Jays … Continue reading

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Meaningful August baseball

Some people might question the Jays having decided to go for it this year, given that they were 53-52 on August 1st and are still 6 games back. But it’s easier to understand when you realize that the Jays have … Continue reading

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