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With Spring Training well underway, it's time for one of our favorite things in all the world: Season Previews. Five years ago, they began as a semi-serious analysis and ended up as half-assed haiku. We're just gonna go with what we know. Moving right along with our preview of the American League East, check out the one and only Canadian baseball team: the 2012 Toronto Blue Jays.
Morrow, Cecil, Alvarez
Got rid of John Rauch
Adios Frank Francisco
Santos closes now
Litsch and Cordero
Janssen, Frasor and Perez
All in the bullpen
Adam Lind at first
Encarnacion at third
Brett Lawrie backs up
Kelly Johnson and
Yunel Escobar turning
Hitting bombs and playing right
Eric Thames in left
Colby Rasmus plays
Center field -- Davis backs up
Ben Francisco too
Travis Snider is
The designated hitter
With David Cooper
Mathis is backup
The Toronto Jays
Have their work cut out for them
A tough AL East
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Yes, we know, we know: Spring Training stats mean nothing. Heck, there was a post here by that title just a week ago. Even so, it is hard to look at what the Toronto Blue Jays are doing this spring and not be a little impressed. Yesterday, on a piece for MLB Dirt, it was explained why the prognosis for the Tampa Bay Rays was bearish. This was a justification for the prediction earlier...
The Toronto Blue Jays have assembled a team with the potential to become a division champion this year - just about anywhere else except in the American League East.
Barring a serious slide by Boston, the New York Yankees or Tampa Bay, the Blue Jays seem destined to spend this September as they have the previous four, looking up at them from fourth place in arguably the toughest...
Author: Chris McBrienwww.dmfantasybaseball.comWhen considering options for your fantasy baseball team, it is never a good idea to be a “homer”. In other words, be very careful about selecting players from your favorite team just because you follow them and would like to see them on your fantasy roster. My favorite team is the Toronto Blue Jays. Always has been. Always will be...
Toronto Blue Jays 2011 Minor League Review
Organizational Talent Rankings via Baseball America:
2012 (5) | 2011 (4) | 2010 (19) | 2009 (19) | 2008 (25) | 2007 (26)
2011 Affiliate Records
MLB: [81-81] AL East
AAA: [71-73] Pacific Coast League – Las Vegas
AA: [77-65] Eastern League – New Hampshire
A+: [79-61] Florida State League – Dundin
A: [77-60] Midwest League – Lansing...
The relationship between Major League Baseball and the Dominican Republic is vexing, with a scope that goes far beyond whether Roberto Hernandez Heredia (ne Fausto Carmona) starts for the Cleveland Indians anytime soon.
The sport's economic system encourages elite prospects to sign at 16 and marginalizes those who aren't talented or mature enough by then. Age falsification...
While I'm on the theme of comparisons, how about a comparison between the April 2011 Blue Jays and the April 2012 Blue Jays?I say "April" because all rosters change throughout the year, and a comparison between, say, the August 2011 Jays and the April 2011 jays would reveal many differences and we can take the April team and "this is what came after in 2011, and...
The Toronto Blue Jays are probably a better team then they seem. They happen to play in the toughest division in baseball the American League East. The Blue Jays have been winning 80-85 games which is very good considering they have to take on the New York Yankees, Boston Red Sox and Tampa Bay Rays 19 times a year each. Here is a look at some guys on their roster who are potential...
8 a.m.: Bobby Valentine and the Red Sox will welcome old friend John Farrell to JetBlue Park on Tuesday, as the Blue Jays' manager enters the new confines with a surprisingly successful 13-4 record, so far this Spring. After a tough 8-4 loss to the Twins on Monday, the Sox will be looking to bounce back with some more enthusiasm and much a better effort out of their bullpen,...