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Jays Journal Apr 21, 2017

Blue Jays catchers striking out at an alarming rate

Believe it or not but the Toronto Blue Jays postseason aspirations are already circling the drain as the Jays have faltered out of the gate with a 3-12 record as numerous players are striking out at an alarming rate. The Blue Jays veteran backstop tandem of Russell Martin and Jarrod Saltalamacchia have struggled mightily to make […] Blue Jays catchers striking out at an alarming rate - Jays Journal - Jays Journal - A Toronto Blue Jays Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Blue Bird Banter Apr 19, 2017
Jays win!

Jays win!

Great pitching from Liriano and Biagini Red Sox 0 Blue Jays 3 Boy scoring is nice. Bad Red Sox defense helped us out in the second inning. Back-to-back errors, one a throwing error on Mr. Defense Pablo Sandoval and a just a miss on a ground ball by Mitch Moreland (to show my age, I originally typed Keith Moreland) gave us Russell Martin and Troy Tulowitzki on second and third. After a Justin Smoak strikeout, Darwin Barney singled home our base runners. Then Kevin Pillar and Ezequiel Carrera each singled, bringing Barney around. Unfortunately, that was the end of our scoring. We only had...
Tampa Tribune Apr 11, 2017
Your intention, please: Look what baseball's done to the intentional walk

Your intention, please: Look what baseball's done to the intentional walk

History occurred last Saturday night at Tropicana Field. Play wasn't stopped. No one asked for the ball. Rays hitter Corey Dickerson walked to the plate in the 11th inning of a 2-2 game. Toronto Blue Jays catcher Russell Martin stopped him. "Get out of here," Martin said. Dickerson had just been
Toronto Sun Apr 7, 2017
Salty gets his start

Salty gets his start

ST. PETERSBURG — Catcher Jarrod Saltalamacchia started his first regular season game as a Blue Jay on Friday night at Tropicana Field, giving regular back-stop Russell Martin a day off.
Blue Bird Banter Apr 6, 2017
Kendrys Morales Hits A Grand Slam, Blue Jays Win 5-2

Kendrys Morales Hits A Grand Slam, Blue Jays Win 5-2

Blue Jays 5, Rays 2 First win of the year! The Blue Jays began their second series of the season on Thursday night, sending Marcus Stroman to the mound against young southpaw Blake Snell. After dropping a pair of close games in Baltimore, this new roster was still hungry for their first victory. A pitchers duel began early on, as Snell began the first by striking out Steve Pearce, then worked his away around a two-out walk for a scoreless first. He followed that up with a three-up-three down second, striking out Russell Martin and Justin Smoak in the process. Not to be outdone, Stroman...
Jays Journal Apr 6, 2017

Blue Jays avoid scare as foul tip hits Martin’s fingers

The Blue Jays look like they’ve dodged a bullet, as Russell Martin was able to stay in the game after being hit on the throwing hand by a foul tip in Wednesday’s game. Blue Jays fans, coaches, and teammates held their breath on Wednesday night, as Russell Martin took a foul tip off of his […] Blue Jays avoid scare as foul tip hits Martin’s fingers - Jays Journal - Jays Journal - A Toronto Blue Jays Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Jays Journal Apr 1, 2017

Blue Jays Morning Brew: Martin ovation, Osuna, Kawasaki & more

Your Toronto Blue Jays news and notes for Saturday, April 1st, 2017. No foolin’. Martin receives big ovation in Montreal return Russell Martin signed with the Blue Jays as a free agent prior to the 2015 season, and has enjoyed playing for Canada’s only team, as one of the MLB’s top Canadian players. Martin was […] Blue Jays Morning Brew: Martin ovation, Osuna, Kawasaki & more - Jays Journal - Jays Journal - A Toronto Blue Jays Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Toronto Star Mar 31, 2017
Russell Martin and the Jays happy to begin the chase: Griffin

Russell Martin and the Jays happy to begin the chase: Griffin

The Red Sox are everyone’s pick for the AL East, which is fine with the Jays catcher who would “rather be the chaser.”
National Post Mar 31, 2017
Game calling still tough to measure, but Toronto Blue Jays pitchers confident they’re in good hands with Russell Martin

Game calling still tough to measure, but Toronto Blue Jays pitchers confident they’re in good hands with Russell Martin

Scott Stinson: John Gibbons has rarely missed the opportunity to credit Martin for his role in reversing Toronto’s fortunes
Jays Journal Mar 29, 2017

Blue Jays’ key projected bats starting to show some life

Even though the likes of Kendrys Morales and Kevin Pillar in particular have enjoyed a productive spring, some bats had yet to see some life. All that has recently changed due to some recent big hits, with hopefully more to come as Spring Training winds down. Russell Martin hit his first homerun of the spring, […] Blue Jays’ key projected bats starting to show some life - Jays Journal - Jays Journal - A Toronto Blue Jays Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Blue Bird Banter Mar 25, 2017
Quick Recap: Jay lose to Yankees

Quick Recap: Jay lose to Yankees

Goins and Saltalamacchia homer Blue Jays 5 Yankees 6 There were two games today, but I’m not recapping the game against Canada’s Junior team. The real interesting part was watching Vlad Jr. He was 0 for 4, no strikeouts, some good contact. He also made a rocket of a throw on a ground ball to third. Bo Bichette had a hard hit double. Lane Thomas had a double and a triple. Steve Pearce played left, he didn’t get much hit to him. I think the final score was 16-0 Jays. The nice part was that Russell Martin was going to take the Juniors to ‘his favorite Tampa Bay restaurant’ after...

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