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Blue Jay bats fall silent in 1-0 loss to Cleveland Indians -
The Star's recap of the loss.

Hafner‘s homer enough for Masterson and the Indians to beat Blue Jays - The Globe and Mail
The Globe's take.

Single home run leads Cleveland Indians over Toronto Blue Jays | MLB | Sports | National Post
The Post's take on the heart breaker.

Cleveland Indians hold on to 1-0 victory over Toronto Blue Jays |
From the Tribe's perspective.


Toronto Blue Jays' injuries mean opportunities for callups | MLB | Sports | National Post
As every bad spy thriller tells you, the Chinese symbol for Crisis is Danger + Opportunity. It is an opportunity for lots of Jays Farmhands.

Toronto Blue Jays use break to clear their minds | MLB | Sports | National Post
Casey and RRCJ become the newest "Cottage" people.

Quick Hits: Braves, Blue Jays, Soriano, Weaver: MLB Rumors -
The Blue Jays‬ are more focused on improving their starting rotation than their bullpen right now but are interested in upgrading both, tweets Jon Paul Morosi of FOX Sports. Toronto is said to be among the clubs interested in Cubs starter Matt Garza.

Reviewing the Top 100 Prospects List, 50-26 | FanGraphs Baseball
Mid Season review of Marc Hulet's list of top prospects. TDA and Gose on the list.


Draft Notes: Appel, Pirates, Giolito, Twins: MLB Rumors -
Of all the 1st Rounders, only Appel did not sign (with the Pirates.) Lucas Giolito signed with the Nats for 2.925 Mil or around 900k over slot. I know that many Jays fans hoped that they would draft Lucas but the Nats, who were one pick ahead of the Jays, did.

Baseball's 10 Most Disappointing Players - Baseball Nation
Rob Neyer lists his 10 most disappointing players. Among them Cliff "WINS!" Lee and Heath Bell, whom some Jays fans wanted AA to sign.

Baseball's 5 Most Disappointing Teams - Baseball Nation
The reasons why Neyer thinks the Phillies, Tigers, Marlins, D-Backs and Brewers are disappointing.


Card Corner: 1972 Topps: Blue Moon Odom
Blue Moon Odom is one of my favorite baseball names ever. His life story from the Hardball Times.

Baseball History - July 14th - National Pastime - Baseball History
Jays Related

2010 The Blue Jays trade starting shortstop Alex Gonzalez along with minor leaguers Tim Collins and Tyler Pastornicky to the Braves in exchange for infielder Yunel Escobar and southpaw Jo-Jo Reyes. This trade is beginning of "Jerkball."