Monthly Archives: February 2016

Blue Jays 2015: Jose Reyes

When the Blue Jays acquired Troy Tulowitzki, it was immediately obvious from watching him that he was a much better shortstop than Jose Reyes. Looking up their range factors (RF/G, which is plays per game, and RF/9, which is plays … Continue reading

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Blue Jays 2015: Dalton Pompey

Looking over Pompey’s 2015, I had forgotten that he actually had a good stretch in between slumps. After starting the season 3 for 26 (.115), Pompey went 11 for 29 (.379) from April 12 to April 22, raising his average … Continue reading

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Blue Jays 2015: Russell Martin

Some random notes on a player you probably already know quite well: Martin’s home run total went up in 2015, from 11 to 23. It wasn’t just because the Rogers Centre is home run friendly, either: his hitting stats were … Continue reading

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Construction site

Near Eglinton and Redpath, Toronto, February 2016.

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Gates to heaven

Parking garage, Fairview Mall, February 2016.

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Trailer sign

Leaside, February 2016.

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Blue Jays 2015: Justin Smoak

One thing that I noticed about Justin Smoak was that he hit a disproportionate number of his home runs with men on base. Here’s the comparison for the Jays’ leading home run hitters: Player Solo HR 1 on 2 on … Continue reading

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