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Should the Jays try a 4-man rotation in 2014?

Last week in the midst of Roy Halladay's retirement announcement, I came across a small piece in Keith Law's chat that Doc had said in one of his media hits that the Jays at one point had almost...

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Roy Halladay: The Blue Collar Surgeon

There isn't a lot of lustre that comes to mind when you hear the words "Blue Collar". In an age where it seems society is actively moving away from blue collar jobs, jobs that leave your...

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Jays Organization Depth / Rule 5 / Options Info

With the calendar having turned to November, the hot stove season is in full gear. For most, this means visions of free agents to fill holes and blockbuster trades. But it also means that the Rule...

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More Steroid Mumbling and a Modest Proposal

Robert Murphy in a recent Huffington Post article bemoaned the unwatchable nature of baseball today, and how steroids absolutely must be part of the game because of Chris Davis, Miguel Cabrera, and...

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To Bunt or Not to Bunt?

To bunt, or not to bunt, that is the question:Whether 'tis Wiser at the plate to sufferThe Slings and Arrows of the great Rivera,To hit away against a Sea of Yankees,And bring in ample runs: to...

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Suck or soar, but stay away from .500

About a week ago jays182 asked whether the Jays would be better off if they tanking the rest of year and getting a high draft pick next year, or going on a run and finishing the year strong even if...

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Moneyball, eh? The Jays' 2014 Team Payroll

The Jays will be faced with some difficult decisions over the next few weeks and the remainder of the 2013 season. The July 31 trade deadline is fast approaching. Should the Jays seek to improve...

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Brett Lawrie looking for consistency

Great triumphs are often born from great expectations. Great expectations can also create great disappointments. Even though the ending of the 2013 season has yet to be written, the 2013 version...

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2013 Toronto Blue Jays June Visual Recap

Sorry I'm late, guys and gals. Been busy with some IRL stuff. So, anyway, that was one hell of a month, am I right? 11-game winning streak, Munenori Kawasaki hitting his first big league home run,...

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Appreciating a Good General Manager Part I

A month ago, the Blue Jays were not a particularly fun team to watch. The losses came in bunches, the starting pitching was inadequate, our new imports were either ineffective or injured (Josh...

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Adam Lind v. LHP: Just Say No

Let's start with a basic premise: coming into 2013, Adam Lind had been pretty awful throughout his career against left-handed pitching. For his career, he is a .227/.269/.351 hitter, with a 5% walk...

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Let's Party Like it's 1989! (+poll)

It's time to look back at another 31-36 team, the 1989 Toronto Blue Jays. There are a lot of similarities with our current Jays team, namely that they were considered a pre-season playoff favorite...

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Jesus or Murphy?

On October 30, 2009, the Blue Jays announced that Dwayne Murphy would move from First Base Coach to hitting coach. We have all heard how Murphy made Jose Bautista into the hitter he is today. ...

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The 2013 Baseball Strike

Good news, Jays fans. We might just be delivered from this horrible start by the first player strike in 20 years.

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Mismanaging to the Save: Casey Janssen's Usage

There's been quite the little kerfuffle the past couple days around here about how the Jays have used Casey Janssen this season, and indirectly how John Gibbons has managed the bullpen. To quickly...

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Nailing Down Jays Draft Targets

With the draft less than three weeks away I've spent an... alarming(?) amount of time reading up on draft stuff, and wanting to get something productive out of it, I thought I'd put this together...

Projecting the 2013 Blue Jays, Part 1

In December, when news of the R.A. Dickey trade broke, the reaction here and elsewhere in Jaysland was largely one of enthusiasm. But not for me; my reaction was one of ambivalence. The immediate...

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