2018: Meme Season

There seem to be a lot of memes being generated early in this 2018 season for the Blue Jays.  The latest came from last night’s 7-1 win over the Orioles:”What are you gonna do now, Buck?”

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The Week That Was: Mar 29-Apr 4

This Week’s Motivational PictureFirst of all, it’s pretty crazy to try and think about regular season baseball happening in March.  Sure, it’s the end of March, and it’s basically April, but it’s still March.  Rest assured though, by 2020 the…

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A Beautiful Weekend

When last I wrote, the Jays were heading into what was looked at as a pivotal series.  It was May 2nd, and the Jays were starting fresh after taking a series against Tampa Bay.  The Jays were 12-14, which was at the very least reverse of what…

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The Bat, Flipped

I don’t think there was a single bigger moment in 2015 than the infamous Bat Flip.  The biggest proof of that is that I can say “bat flip” and you probably know what I’m referring to.  For that reason, I think the series starting tonight vs t…

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An Overly Pessimistic Blue Jays Season Preview and A Note on Expectations

Great Expectations…With Spring Training just around the corner, we’re going to be hit with a barrage of season previews, predicting the course of how the regular season and playoffs will unfold. Naturally, these spoiler-happy reporters totally ruin t…

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An Open Letter to Mark Buehrle and Damien Cox

Dear Mark,First off, welcome to Canada! I just wanted to fill you in on a few things about our country. We love our hockey (you’ll notice that some folks inexplicably have an affinity for the Toronto Maple Leafs), beer (but you probably knew that alrea…

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One or the Other…

Major League Baseball umpires can’t have it both ways. Either they have to be available for post game press conferences to explain their miscalls or let the league step in and implement a video review system. At the moment, the only accountability is t…

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One Sentence Scouting Report: Golden Oldies Edition

Apparently, the Jays have signed Vladimir Guerrero to a minor league deal. In honour of this, I’ve decided to repost my One Sentence Scouting Report from December 23rd:One Sentence Scouting Report: Vladimir GuerreroWelcome to the inaugural One Sentence…

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Some Theories as to Why Adam Lind is Still a Blue Jay

They’ve discontinued his hat size (XXXXL, unbendable brim, low enough to hide the fact that his hair line is perilously close to his eyebrows)Alex Anthopoulos is mesmerized by Lind’s dreamy eyes squintAdam Lind has stumbled upon some rent control schem…

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