Tag Archives: 2015

Five games or less

There’s been a lot of talk about the Jays’ best players, and how they have turned the second-half edition of the Toronto club into an awesome baseball machine. But the Jays have had a total of 52 players appear for … Continue reading

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One week in

It’s still too early to determine how the Jays’ 2015 season will go, but 4-2 is a very good start when facing the Yankees and the Orioles on the road. The Jays’ radio broadcasters were in a rather odd head … Continue reading

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2015 Blue Jays: Predictions

To me, the 2015 Blue Jays are like a multi-course meal in an expensive restaurant, cooked by a chef who is new to the job. Most of the hitters are at their peak or even past it, as are two … Continue reading

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2015 Blue Jays: Russell Martin

When discussing Russell Martin, one of the topics that frequently comes up is pitch framing. This is a relatively new concept in baseball circles. The idea, as I understand it, is that if the catcher’s glove frames the outside edge … Continue reading

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2015 Blue Jays: Justin Smoak

Something interesting about Justin Smoak: when he was with Seattle, he didn’t hit well in his home park. Here are hisĀ batting averages, home and away, for the last three years: 2012: .195 home, .235 away 2013: .223 home, .253 away … Continue reading

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2015 Blue Jays: Michael Saunders

One difficulty that the Jays face that hasn’t often been mentioned is that some players don’t want to play in Toronto. It’s a foreign country, it’s cold here in April, the team plays in a dome, and there’s artificial turf. … Continue reading

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2015 Blue Jays: Josh Donaldson

When I first heard of the trade, my first thought was that there must be something wrong with Josh Donaldson. He has finished in the top ten in the American League voting in each of the last two years (fourth … Continue reading

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