Features

2019 Toronto Blue Jays Opening Day Roster

2019 Toronto Blue Jays Opening Day Roster

We tend to make a bigger deal out of the Opening Day roster than his necessary. On most teams, a transaction or two always occur within the first week, and most people don’t remember who was on the roster on day one by the time day 73 rolls around. Regardless, these are the 25 guys […]

10 Intriguing Storylines for the 2019 Toronto Blue Jays

10 Intriguing Storylines for the 2019 Toronto Blue Jays

In case you weren’t aware, the Blue Jays were pretty mediocre for about two decades before 2015. There were underachievers, overachievers, and mediocre clubs. Superstars and busts. In the early part of this decade, Jose Bautista was usually the only reason you’d want to tune into a Jays game. Before him was Roy Halladay. Expectations […]

Getting All Your Jays In A Row

Getting All Your Jays In A Row

When I was a kid, I was fascinated with batting order construction. But in the days long before Twitter, it wasn’t so easy to find out how the Blue Jays were lining up on any given day. I loved going to the ballpark, because they’d have the order posted on the screens in the outfield. […]

Dome Disaster: The Recent History of Home Opener Defeats

Dome Disaster: The Recent History of Home Opener Defeats

For many fans, the home opener is the most anticipated game of the season. Whether it’s the team’s first game of the year or not, it’s an exciting day. There’s usually a big pregame ceremony, the players and coaches are introduced down the base line, and it’s a full house no matter how good the […]

If I Was Gibby – Vol. 1

Everyone loves to play manager at home. “Why didn’t he send the runner there?! He’s bringing in THIS guy from the pen? It should be THAT guy?! Drop down a bunt!!” Well in this new segment, I’m going to pretend I am Gibby. When there’s an important roster decision to be made, I’ll put myself in […]

2018 Toronto Blue Jays Opening Day Roster

The Toronto Blue Jays finalized their 25-man Opening Day roster on Thursday, just hours ahead of the start of the new season against the New York Yankees. Here’s how they’ll stack up, and what to expect.     *All stats were taken from Baseball Reference, including WAR. Projections for 2018 were taken from ZiPS on […]

2018 Blue Jays Over/Unders

2018 Blue Jays Over/Unders

With less than a week to go before Major League Baseball starts their 2018 campaign, it’s fair to say we’re more than ready for the season to start. Grapefruit League games are nearly behind us, and we’re ready to watch the games that count for real. For the Blue Jays, that might be because there’s […]