Tag Archives: Toronto Blue Jays

We Only Have Ourselves to Blame for Alex Rios’ Struggles

Well, ourselves and Kenny Williams. And J.P. Ricciardi. And pretty much everyone except Alex Rios.

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Interloper

Number 51 might rock our sports-watching worlds, but who’s to say that’s actually what he wants? Our man in Toronto reports.

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Two Years, Eh?

Seven-hundred days just don’t go as far as they used to. Or, to put it another way, the Blue Jays are the greatest team in the recent history of White Sox baseball.

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More Like Blurst Place!

Standings, records, performance and general goodness aside, the Toronto Blue Jays are not in first place, and we all know why. [Ghostrunner on First]

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Keep Your Enemies Close, Assuming You Have One

Games will make them champions, but something’s missing if the Jays are to be truly great. Our man in Toronto reports.

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Bright Side of the Home Series Loss

Baby steps towards standing a chance. Baby steps towards standing a chance. Baby steps towards standing a chance.

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Clash of the So-Called “Titans”

Sox. Jays. There is only one man fully capable of putting this series in its proper context. Drew aka Lloyd the Barber reports from Hollywood North.

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Free Trade Agreements Are Not Just an Economic Thing

In which we ask beg Canada to please consider the unthinkable. [Ghostrunner on First]

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Let’s Trade the Farm for Roy Halladay

And other nonsensical things people like to say.

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Do It for Stevie Southside

Seeking vengeance from beyond the DFA list for the man who wasn’t there.

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Bold Predictions: Unfavorable Exchange Rate Edition

Three things to watch for as those dirty Canadians sneak across the border to steal honest American Jobs: Their better be some fireworks. Of their 80 wins, only eight have come in games where the White Sox didn’t hit a home run. Eight. Meanwhile, Blue Jays pitching has served up 126 homers in 1,275.7 innings. […]

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Objects in the Mirror May Be Closer Than They Appear

Is respectability a good substitute for victory? No. No it’s not. Lloyd the Barber offers a case study in Canadian baseball.

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Run for the Border

The staff at the always excellent Ghostrunner on First invited your editor to weigh in on the upcoming Sox-Jays series. Check that out for now, and their metric-compliant rebuttal will be posted here shortly.

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Like Staring Into A Mirror

How do you get excited for a long weekend of third-place baseball? Ask a Canadian. Guest writer Lloyd the Barber reports from Hogtown.

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Blue Jay Envy

Frank is gone from the Blue Jays. Then again, he was never really there.

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