Tag Archives: Blue Jays

The woes of Brett Cecil

There have been many explanations for why the Jays are off to a relatively poor 10-13 start. Many of these blame manager John Gibbons for his poor bullpen management. But I noticed one thing today: a lot of the Jays’ … Continue reading

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Two great plays

I am beginning to think that Ryan Goins is the best defender I have ever seen. In Sunday’s game, he was in the middle of two outstanding plays. The first was this one. The Jays were up 2-0 in the … Continue reading

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Four games in

So the baseball season has started. The Jays are 2-2, which seems like a bit of a disappointment, but only because they started 2-0 and led in the other two games. Winning two out of four at Tropicana Field is … Continue reading

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Opening day

Today is one of the best days of the year: the first day of the baseball season, or Opening Day, as baseball obsessives refer to it. Those of us who enjoy baseball very much believe strongly that Opening Day should … Continue reading

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Options

As the Blue Jays try to sort out who will make their 25-man Opening Day roster, one of the major factors that determines who gets in and who doesn’t is player options. The rule, as I understand it, is this: … Continue reading

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Blue Jays 2016: Overall

I don’t know about you, but to me this feels like the Last Dance. After 2016, the Blue Jays will not be the same. Jose Bautista is not likely to be back – someone will be willing to sign him … Continue reading

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Blue Jays 2016: Ownership

When looking at the list of baseball owners the other day, I was startled to discover that very few teams are owned by corporations. Only the Blue Jays (Rogers Communications) and the Seattle Mariners (Nintendo) do not have a single … Continue reading

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