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Sep 22, 2017

Blue Jays must learn from past fails and sign Josh Donaldson long-term

The Toronto Blue Jays need to learn from their past mistakes and lock up Josh Donaldson long-term before this situation spirals into Edwin Encarnacion 2.0. The Blue Jays were the first American League team to reach 3-million fans through the gates even though the team has been sequestered to the Al East basement for much […] Blue Jays must learn from past fails and sign Josh Donaldson long-term - Jays Journal - Jays Journal - A Toronto Blue Jays Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Sep 22, 2017

Blue Jays: A healthy Happ is huge in 2018

The Blue Jays have received some very strong pitching from J.A. Happ, especially lately as he’s been especially dominant in his last five starts. The Blue Jays had an incredible performance from their starting rotation in 2016, so it’s hard to see the upside of what’s happened in Toronto this season. Without reliving the negatives […] Blue Jays: A healthy Happ is huge in 2018 - Jays Journal - Jays Journal - A Toronto Blue Jays Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Sep 22, 2017

Blue Jays: A rebuttal on Ryan Goins’ future in Toronto

A couple days ago, our own Pat Pender wrote a piece talking about Ryan Goins’ place with the Toronto Blue Jays going forward, and it sparked a lot of comments and interest from the online fan base. I’d like to offer a rebuttal to Mr. Pender’s opinion. I’ve never written about another writer’s work before, […] Blue Jays: A rebuttal on Ryan Goins’ future in Toronto - Jays Journal - Jays Journal - A Toronto Blue Jays Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Sep 21, 2017

Blue Jays: What Estrada’s signing says about 2018

The Blue Jays agreed to a one year, 13 million dollar extension with Marco Estrada, which they announced on Wednesday. What does that say about the club’s intensions for 2018? We’ve talked about it an awful lot for it only being September, but it’s hard not to look ahead to the 2018 season after a […] Blue Jays: What Estrada’s signing says about 2018 - Jays Journal - Jays Journal - A Toronto Blue Jays Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Sep 21, 2017

Blue Jays: Teoscar Hernandez, starting right fielder

The Blue Jays have a lot of questions and roster spots to figure out for next season. Teoscar Hernandez may be one of the answers they’re looking for. Teoscar Hernandez has 162 plate appearances in the majors. Marco Estrada has 161 plate appearances as a hitter. We have as much information about Hernandez hitting at […] Blue Jays: Teoscar Hernandez, starting right fielder - Jays Journal - Jays Journal - A Toronto Blue Jays Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Sep 21, 2017

Blue Jays’ prediction: Bautista is a bargain in 2018

The Blue Jays and Jose Bautista look poised for a departure this offseason, but doesn’t mean the slugger is done with baseball just yet. Maybe I should save this thought until after the season, but I’m already thinking about 2018 as many of us are, and it’s a little weird to think about Blue Jays’ […] Blue Jays’ prediction: Bautista is a bargain in 2018 - Jays Journal - Jays Journal - A Toronto Blue Jays Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Sep 21, 2017

Blue Jays: Arbitration will be expensive this offseason

The Blue Jays have several significant players that are in arbitration eligible years, including Josh Donaldson’s final turn, and their big three of young pitchers in Marcus Stroman, Aaron Sanchez, and Roberto Osuna. The Blue Jays got a jump start on their offseason on Wednesday when they announced the contract extension for Marco Estrada. The […] Blue Jays: Arbitration will be expensive this offseason - Jays Journal - Jays Journal - A Toronto Blue Jays Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Sep 21, 2017

Blue Jays former outfielder incarcerated for eight years

Former Toronto Blue Jays outfielder Raul Mondesi has been incarcerated in the Dominican Republic stemming from corruption allegations during his tenure of mayor as San Cristobal. Raul Mondesi who spent three seasons north of the border with the Blue Jays was sentenced to eight years in prison and levied a 60 million pesos fine as […] Blue Jays former outfielder incarcerated for eight years - Jays Journal - Jays Journal - A Toronto Blue Jays Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Sep 20, 2017

Blue Jays: Ryan Goins should not be employed in 2018

There will be several decisions for the front office to make this offseason, including whether or not to bring back utility man, Ryan Goins. Ryan Goins seems like a great guy. Most of the time, he has a smile on his face. He plays hard. He’s good pals with all the guys in the clubhouse. […] Blue Jays: Ryan Goins should not be employed in 2018 - Jays Journal - Jays Journal - A Toronto Blue Jays Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Sep 20, 2017

Blue Jays: Why one year for Estrada is perfect for both sides

Late Monday night, respected baseball writer Jon Morosi tweeted that the Blue Jays were nearing a one year extension with their own pending free agent, Marco Estrada. He also tweeted that the deal could be announced as soon as Tuesday. If the news turns out to be true, Marco Estrada will be a Blue Jay […] Blue Jays: Why one year for Estrada is perfect for both sides - Jays Journal - Jays Journal - A Toronto Blue Jays Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Sep 20, 2017

Blue Jays fans should pay their respects to Joey Bats during final home stand

Toronto Blue Jays fans need to get out of their seats and pay their respects to slugger Jose Bautista for the remaining five home games of the 2017 season and in all likelihood his final games as a member of the home team. Jose Bautista put baseball on the map in Canada once again at a […] Blue Jays fans should pay their respects to Joey Bats during final home stand - Jays Journal - Jays Journal - A Toronto Blue Jays Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Sep 20, 2017

Blue Jays: Looking ahead to the free agent pitching market

The Blue Jays will have to decide on a fifth starter, make a decision on re-signing Marco Estrada, and hope Aaron Sanchez is healthy in 2018. With that many variables, don’t be surprised if they’re in the market for some pitching help this offseason. The Blue Jays entered the 2017 season expecting to have one […] Blue Jays: Looking ahead to the free agent pitching market - Jays Journal - Jays Journal - A Toronto Blue Jays Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Sep 19, 2017

Blue Jays close to extension with Marco Estrada

According to Jon Morosi of Fox Sports, the Toronto Blue Jays are closing in on a contract extension with pitcher Marco Estrada. The deal is rumoured to include one guaranteed year with more than likely a mutual option attached. Marco Estrada is set to become a free agent at season’s end, however, the 34-year old has […] Blue Jays close to extension with Marco Estrada - Jays Journal - Jays Journal - A Toronto Blue Jays Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Sep 19, 2017

Blue Jays: Jays Journal Podcast- “Autumn’s Lament”

The Jays Journal Podcast is hosted by our own Ari Shapiro, and can be found on blogtalkradio.com. Tune in regularly to hear Ari and a wide range of guests talk about current issues, have roundtable discussions, and regularly take your calls to discuss all things Blue Jays. Jays Journal Podcast – September 19. “Autumn’s Lament.” […] Blue Jays: Jays Journal Podcast- “Autumn’s Lament” - Jays Journal - Jays Journal - A Toronto Blue Jays Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Sep 19, 2017

Blue Jays: Joe Biagini’s 2018 role up in the air

Heading into the last homestand of the season and the Toronto Blue Jays will not be playing meaningful baseball during the final homestand for the first time since the 2014 season. Injuries to the rotation that forced the Blue Jays to use a plethora of starting pitchers including stretching out bullpen stud Joe Biagini to […] Blue Jays: Joe Biagini’s 2018 role up in the air - Jays Journal - Jays Journal - A Toronto Blue Jays Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More