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Jays Journal 1 hour ago

Blue Jays: Five players looking to bounce back in 2022

After an up and down 2021 campaign, the Toronto Blue Jays finished one win short of forcing a tiebreaker within the AL East. While the odds may not have been in their favour to begin the season, the Blue Jays put together a solid 91-71 record that featured a lot of individual triumphs and accolades […] Blue Jays: Five players looking to bounce back in 2022 - Jays Journal - Jays Journal - Toronto Blue Jays News, Rumors and Fan Community
Jays Journal 14 hours ago

Toronto Blue Jays: Top 5 Uniforms in Team History

Throughout the relatively short history of the Toronto Blue Jays, the club has put out its fair share of talented players onto the field. To accompany these players, beautiful uniforms would be needed. Since the team’s inception in 1977, they have succeeded on this front. The likes of George Bell, Roberto Alomar, Roger Clemens, Roy […] Toronto Blue Jays: Top 5 Uniforms in Team History - Jays Journal - Jays Journal - Toronto Blue Jays News, Rumors and Fan Community
Bluebird Banter 18 hours ago
Assessing the 1986 Blue Jays drafts

Assessing the 1986 Blue Jays drafts

A pitching heavy draft with college whiffs at the top but salvaged by a future Cy Young winner from Michigan In 1985 the Toronto Blue Jays finally ascended to the promised land, breaking through to win the AL East with 99 wins. The only downside to that was picking last in the following year’s draft (three spots behind the Cardinals who won an MLB-best 101 games thanks to the mechanics of ordering). 1986 was also the last year of the both the January drafts, and the regular/secondary phases. Starting in 1987, there was just one consolidated June draft. June...
Bluebird Banter 23 hours ago
Happy Birthday Lyle Overbay

Happy Birthday Lyle Overbay

Photo by Tom Szczerbowski/ Former Blue Jays’ first baseman Lyle Overbay turns 45 today. Lyle came up to the majors with the Diamondbacks. He played a handful of games in 2001 and 2002 before making the Diamondbacks out of spring training in 2003, after being listed as Baseball America’s 65th best prospect. He didn’t do great and was sent back to the minors after playing in 86 games. In December 2003, they sent him to the Brewers as part of a ten-player trade. The big-name, going to the Diamondbacks, was slugger Richie Sexson. Sexson only played 21 games for the...
Jays Journal Jan 28, 2022

Five Blue Jays Rebuild Trades, and the Prospects Returned

Five Blue Jays Rebuild Trades, and the Prospects Returned Soon after Mark Shapiro arrived in Toronto late in August of 2015, plans for an ambitious rebuild began to take shape, even as the Jays charged towards their first post-season in over two decades.  Just over a year later, saddled with some bad veteran contracts, a […] Five Blue Jays Rebuild Trades, and the Prospects Returned - Jays Journal - Jays Journal - Toronto Blue Jays News, Rumors and Fan Community