11:38 AM EST, Wed December 19, 2018
Bluebird Banter 38 mins ago
On Marcus Stroman, Aaron Sanchez, and “selling low”

On Marcus Stroman, Aaron Sanchez, and “selling low”

Ten years ago, the Blue Jays appeared to have one of the premier young players and thus assets in Major League Baseball. Starting his age-20 season in Dunedin, Travis Snider mashed his way through the top three levels of the minors to reach the big leagues in late August where he posted a .301/.338/.466 line in 80 plate appearances. Before he could legally drink where he was born, he appeared poised for a long career as an impact regular. Of course, that didn’t come to pass. Though he flashed promise while turning in overall solid MLB performance in between mashing when sent down to the...
Jays Journal 3 hours ago

Blue Jays: Imagining the pitch to Japanese lefty Yusei Kikuchi

The Blue Jays have expressed interest in Japanese pitcher Yusei Kikuchi, but just like with Shohei Ohtani, the team will need to make a presentation to the pitcher and his agent. What should the Blue Jays say in trying to persuade him to take his talents to Canada? This year’s free-agent class is already shaping […] Blue Jays: Imagining the pitch to Japanese lefty Yusei Kikuchi - Jays Journal - Jays Journal - A Toronto Blue Jays Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Jays Journal 4 hours ago

Blue Jays: Why re-signing super mentor Curtis Granderson makes sense

If the Blue Jays are going to have so many youngsters on their roster, who better than Curtis Granderson to have around as a positive influence. Thinking back to a little less than a year ago, I thought the Blue Jays were being a little cheap by signing Curtis Granderson to supplement their outfield, even […] Blue Jays: Why re-signing super mentor Curtis Granderson makes sense - Jays Journal - Jays Journal - A Toronto Blue Jays Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Jays Journal Dec 18, 2018

Blue Jays: Vladimir Guerrero Jr’s rookie projections are huge

It looks like the rest of baseball is getting almost excited as Blue Jays fans about the impending arrival of Vladimir Guerrero Jr. in 2019. It might be discouraging to think about the Blue Jays going through a rebuilding year in 2019 instead of trying to compete for a playoff spot, but there are still […] Blue Jays: Vladimir Guerrero Jr’s rookie projections are huge - Jays Journal - Jays Journal - A Toronto Blue Jays Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Jays Journal Dec 18, 2018

Blue Jays Prediction: Record will improve in 2019 despite the rebuild

Despite the fact that the Blue Jays are clearly in a rebuild and have lost several significant veterans, I still expect an improvement on their record in 2019. The 2018 season was supposed to be the Blue Jays’ last ditch effort with their veteran group at proving they could contend for a World Series title. […] Blue Jays Prediction: Record will improve in 2019 despite the rebuild - Jays Journal - Jays Journal - A Toronto Blue Jays Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More