On Friday (May 5), the Blue Jays announced that Joe Biagini will be making his first start as a Blue Jay on Sunday against the Tampa Bay Rays. Pending the possible injury of Marcus Stroman, the Blue Jays have two (potentially three) starting rotation starts open. It is important for the Blue Jays to see … Continue reading Joe Biagini to Start on Sunday against Tampa Bay Rays
With Aaron Sanchez back on the disabled list, and J.A. Happ still on it, who will take over the spot as the fifth reliever? As I have mentioned many times before, the one good thing about having Drew Hutchison in the organization was that he was a reliable starter. Whenever a starter or reliable reliever … Continue reading Who is the Toronto Blue Jays Fifth Starter?
LHP Fransisco Liriano is the best fifth starter in all of Major League Baseball. In 29 starts (with the Pittsburgh Pirates and Toronto Blue Jays), Liriano posted a 4.69 ERA, although he only had a 2.92 ERA with the Jays (August - October 2016). Liriano has been one of the most consistent pitchers in baseball, … Continue reading The Blue Jays Secret Weapon: Francisco Liriano
The Toronto Blue Jays have renewed Aaron Sanchez's contract for the 2017 season to the major league minimum of $537,000 USD, as first reported by Bob Elliott. Last season, Sanchez earned $517,800 USD, but was raised this year because the minimum pay increased thanks to the new basic agreement. Sanchez was offered more, but Boras … Continue reading Blue Jays Renew Aaron Sanchez’s Contract
Last night, tweets were coming out sharing the possibility of the Toronto Blue Jays signing RHP Mat Latos to a minor league contract with an invite to spring training camp. Those rumours have been confirmed and a deal has been signed according to the Toronto Blue Jays (who are the #1 reliable source in Jays … Continue reading Jays Sign Mat Latos (and Cat Latos) + Joe Biagini Being “Stretched”
With Marcus Stroman on a little bit of a downfall, where will his fate lead him? Last year, Marcus Stroman could be considered one of the many saviours of the 2015 Blue Jays team. And although he may not have necessarily helped them to get to the playoffs, he helped them in the playoffs (which I … Continue reading Marcus Stroman and his (many) Fates.
Hi everyone! One of my favourite things to do in my spare time include writing blog posts and catching up on Twitter. As I've said before, one of the best (if not the best) communities on Twitter include the MLB one. Friday afternoon we had some spare time in class, and I checked Twitter on … Continue reading DH/Pitcher Problems in the National League