3:04 AM EDT, Thu September 20, 2018
Bluebird Banter 3 hours ago
Jays fall 2-1 to Orioles despite Marco’s quality start

Jays fall 2-1 to Orioles despite Marco’s quality start

Though quality start probably needs an asterisk against these Orioles Blue Jays 1 Orioles 2 To borrow a line, Marco is the best. Even though he technically got hung with the L tonight, and (though tempted) I’m not allowed to end the recap here with “/fin”. Whatever, there’s probably not going to be many more times to use the phrase, so indulge me. It was pretty close to vintage Marco Estrada tonight, as he went 6 innings, allowing just a run on 4 hits, with one free pass against 5 strikeouts. This is exemplified by the excellent ERA (1.50) against mediocre peripherals (4.15...
Baltimore Sun 5 hours ago

Spot starter Jimmy Yacabonis, rookie DJ Stewart lift Orioles to 2-1 victory over Blue Jays

The Orioles’ pitching situation has become so strained that manager Buck Showalter has had to announce the starters for two of the three games against the Toronto Blue Jays less than 24 hours before they took the mound. Rookie pitcher Evan Philips was designated to start Monday’s series opener...
Bluebird Banter 8 hours ago
GameThread Game #152: Blue Jays at Orioles

GameThread Game #152: Blue Jays at Orioles

Going for the sweep once again against the OriLOLes. Marco Estrada has been bumped up to start today, given his short outing at Yankee Stadium. Aledmys Diaz is doing good things as of late: Your new fave band: Aledmys on FIRE! Over his last 15 games, Díaz is hitting .357 with 10 RBI. His 18 homers this season are a new career high. https://t.co/ZIl6gqPABH @BudweiserCanada pic.twitter.com/QapKRiBQea— Toronto Blue Jays (@BlueJays) September 19, 2018 Here are the lineups for tonight. Pillar is back in at center, giving Grichuk the night off. McKinney and Gurriel stay atop the lineup,...
Jays Journal 18 hours ago

Blue Jays’ youngsters continue to impress

After impressive outings from Thomas Pannone, Sean Reid-Foley, and Ryan Borucki, as well as some timely hitting by rookies, Blue Jays youngsters continue to impress. 2018 has been a year of transition for the Blue Jays. Ross Atkins said at the trade deadline that he expects the team to struggle again in 2019, be a […] Blue Jays’ youngsters continue to impress - Jays Journal - Jays Journal - A Toronto Blue Jays Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Bluebird Banter 18 hours ago
Game # 152 Preview: Estrada vs Yacabonis

Game # 152 Preview: Estrada vs Yacabonis

Blue Jays (69-82) vs Orioles (43-108) The Blue Jays sadly play their final game against Baltimore this season, looking to finish up the season series with a win and push their record against the worst team in baseball to 15-4. Tonight’s game gets underway at 7:05 ET. Blue Jays’ Starter Marco Estrada got bumped up a day to make this start, since he threw just 55 pitches against the Yankees on Friday. The Jays are jumping over Sam Gaviglio’s turn in the rotation, who may or may not make up that start on Friday back in Toronto. Estrada only threw 55 pitches because he was terrible....