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Blue Bird Banter Jul 24, 2017
A Win! Jays beat A’s

A Win! Jays beat A’s

A’s 2 Blue Jays 4 Well, we should have score more. Many more. But a win is a win. We got a very nice start from Francisco Liriano. We needed it to build up a little trade value. He went just 5 innings, but allowed just 2 hits (one was a Matt Chapman home run), 2 earned, 2 walks and 5 strikeouts. He didn’t start the game like a guy that was likely to have a good day. He walked the first 2 batters, but got lucky when Russell Martin threw out the lead runner on a double steal. I gotta say, that’s a dumb time for a double steal (oh man Zaun agrees with me, I need to rethink things). The...
Blue Bird Banter 9 hours ago
Today in Blue Jays History: The Tulowitzki Trade

Today in Blue Jays History: The Tulowitzki Trade

Two years ago today the Blue Jays and the Rockies made a big deadline trade. The Jays got Troy Tulowitzki and LaTroy Hawkins. Going to Denver were Jeff Hoffman, Miguel Castro, Jesus Tinoco and Jose Reyes. The Jays were 50-50, slightly disappointing, considering the team picked up Josh Donaldson and Russell Martin (among others) that off-season. As you might remember, Reyes defense had taken a sharp nose dive. Reyes was being singled out by Jerry Howarth for his defense and, surprisingly, for his smile. He was taking a ton of the blame for the mediocre record. Unfortunately, Reyes seemed...
Jays Journal 4 hours ago

Blue Jays: Umpire was right, until he threw out Martin

The Blue Jays have had quite the game on Thursday afternoon, as Marcus Stoman and the ball club have battled questionable umpiring on their way to an early ejection for him, Russell Martin, and John Gibbons, all within the same half inning. As a MLB umpire, you have your good days and your bad days, […] Blue Jays: Umpire was right, until he threw out Martin - Jays Journal - Jays Journal - A Toronto Blue Jays Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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