Tag Archive | Blue Jays

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 […]

Preview: Yankees @ Blue Jays – Time to Buckle Down

The Derek Jeter Farewell Tour (Featuring Carlos Beltran, The Ghost of C.C. Sabathia, and the rest of the cast of the Expendables) rolls into the Skydome looking to wrestle the division lead away from the suddenly-reeling Blue Jays.

Blue Jays make it 5 in a row with 12-6 win over Phillies

 That was fun. 12 runs, 5 home runs, a solid start from “ace” R.A. Dickey, a perfect inning and a third from Marcus “the saviour” Stroman. All combining to give the Jays a 4 game sweep of the Phillies and their 5th win in a row. And hey, don’t look now, but the Blue Jays […]

Recap: Blue Jays 5 @ Pirates 3 – until Sergio Santos came in.

And another one gone, and another one gone. Another lead bites the dust. The Blue Jays had a two-run lead stolen from them by the aptly-named Pirates, as de-facto closer Sergio Santos allowed two homers in the 9th inning in a 6-5 disappointment.

Blue Jays (11-9) vs. Orioles (9-10): The McGowan/Tillman rematch

Usually when a pitcher throws 8 innings of 3 hit baseball, his team wins the game. That wasn’t the case for Chris Tillman and the Baltimore Orioles back on April 11th when they took on Dustin McGowan, who made his best start of the season going 6.1 scoreless innings. The Blue Jays scored 2 unearned runs on […]

Preview: Blue Jays (10-8) go for series sweep in Cleveland (7-10)

Will the real Brandon Morrow please stand up? This year – like he has throughout his entire career – Morrow has shown flashes of brilliance mixed with episodes of incompetence. Morrow’s struggles this year are very easy to be pessimistic about. He’s posted a 5.52 ERA in 3 starts against Twins and Astros lineups who couldn’t hit water if […]