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Like you, I grow increasingly frustrated with the long delays between posts. I'm going to have to break away from my love for long elaborate high-content posts because they never get finished. I have, on my spreadsheet, most of the data for a mega-post featuring a player by player comparison of all the teams in the AL East. And yet, it seems sort of silly to do that much work demonstrating the Jays are the on-paper favorites when las Vegas has already told us as much.So i may or may not ever get THAT post up, but in the mean time, Spring Training opens in less than a week and I'm going to have to find a rhythm reacting to the news of the day. Which should be much more frequent in the coming weeks. So rather than do a numbers post, let me wander through the virtual clubhouse in light of the rash of stories on the SotF event this week. (and yes, I know, 900 other Jays blogs have already plowed that ground in some fashion). Item: Starting pitchers - As you've no doubt rea...
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Mark Buehrle may be playing for the Toronto Blue Jays in 2013 but that does not mean that his family will be joining him. The veteran left-hander’s family will spend the season in St. Louis with their two-year-old pit bull Slater. “We’re not trying to make people feel sorry for us,” Buehrle explained. “Obviously they’re going to say, ‘You make a lot of money. Boo hoo...
DOG DAY AFTERNOON
Blue Jays pitcher Mark Buehrle's family will not be moving to Canada with him because of a Toronto city ban on pit bulls, meaning the family dog would not be able to join them.
Former pitcher Jack Morris is returning to the Toronto Blue Jays as a television analyst.
Sportsnet announced Tuesday that Morris will provide analysis on its radio broadcasts and website, as well as make appearances on game telecasts and the show ''Blue Jays Central.''
Morris was a member of Blue Jays teams that won consecutive World Series titles in 1992 and ...
Break up the Jays! Many think this retooled team is the AL East favorite, and there's plenty of fantasy production waiting to be plucked from their roster.
Offseason moves: Traded C Jeff Mathis, SS Yunel Escobar, IF Adeiny Hechavarria, OF Jake Marisnick, SP Henderson Alvarez, SP Anthony DeScalfani and SP Justin Nicolino to Marlins for C John Buck, SS Jose Reyes, UT Emilio Bonifacio...
Updates. With AP Photos. By IAN HARRISON Associated Press A lot has changed about the Toronto Blue Jays since John Gibbons last managed them.
Seeking to end a playoff drought that dates to their second straight World Series crown in 1993, the Blue Jays remade their roster this winter. They pulled off two huge trades that landed, among others, reigning NL Cy Young Award winner R...
Free-agent reliever Brandon Lyon is finalizing a one-year contract with the New York Mets, according to a major league source.
The two sides continue to negotiate the guarantee, which will be between $750,000 and $900,000, the source said.
Whatever the base turns out to be, the contract will include incentives that could bring the total value of the package to $2.4 million.
According to a tweet by John Heyman of CBSsports.com, the Mets have signed free-agent closer Brandon Lyon.
are in agreement on deal with Brandon Lyon, pending physical
— Jon Heyman (@JonHeymanCBS) February 7, 2013
One of Sandy Alderson’s main priorities this offseason was to stabilize the bullpen, and this signing is definitely a step in that direction.
Lyon’s role is yet...
The Mets completed their offseason bullpen makeover on Thursday, agreeing to terms with right-hander Brandon Lyon on a one-year contract, according to a source. The team has yet to announce the deal, which is pending a physical.
Lyon, 33, posted a 3.10 ERA in 67 appearances split between the Astros and Blue Jays last season, striking out 63 and walking 20 in 61 innings. He was the...
Bovada has released its Odds to win the 2013 World Series and...the Mets are not in the running:
Toronto Blue Jays 7/1
Los Angeles Dodgers 8/1
Washington Nationals 8/1
Detroit Tigers 9/1...
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