Monthly Archives: February 2016
Some people may disagree with me, but I think that John Gibbons is actually a very good manager. He doesn’t look like a smart guy because of his accent and his appearance – he looks like the guy who changes the … Continue reading
For the second straight year, Edwin Encarnacion had a stretch in which he was hitting home runs like crazy: In 2014, he hit 16 home runs in a 23-game burst from May 6 to 29. In 2015, he hit 11 home … Continue reading
Here’s a photo from last summer, to remind everybody that warmer weather used to exist. Taken at the Toronto Islands boardwalk, July 2015.
In the first half of 2015, Mark Buehrle was extremely effective: he won 10 games with an ERA of 3.34. However, there was one warning sign: his strikeouts per 9 innings dropped from 2014’s 5.3 to 4.5, which meant that … Continue reading
When the Jays signed Russell Martin to a free agent contract before the 2015 season, the incumbent catcher, Dioner Navarro, was quoted as saying that he wanted a trade. And you can’t really blame him – he’s a good enough … Continue reading
I have a confession to make: I am a huge weather nerd. Thanks to Environment Canada’s historical climate data site, I now have a spreadsheet containing Toronto temperature and rainfall data going back as far as 1910. It’s not completely scientifically … Continue reading