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Who Was the First to Reach 100 RBIs This Season?

By BTS Team. The other night the 3rd baseman of the Toronto Blue Jays, Josh Donaldson became the first player of the 2015 season to reach the triple digit mark for RBIs. It became Josh’s first time reaching that 100 mark in his young MLB career, although in his 2013 and 2014 seasons with the Oakland Athletics he did accumulate 93 and 98 respectively.  Here we are now on August...
Via Beyond The Spread
3 days ago  |  Discuss

JABO: Josh Donaldson’s MVP Push

This past weekend, the Toronto Blue Jays swept the Los Angeles Angels in a three-game series, dominating the Halos by a combined score of 36-10. The series represented a few important points: not only did the three wins vault the Jays over the New York Yankees for sole possession of first place in the AL East, but it also featured a matchup of the current favorites in the AL MVP...
Via Fangraphs
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Donaldson has 6 RBIs in Blue Jays' 15-3 rout of Angels

ANAHEIM, Calif. — Josh Donaldson looked at the Toronto Blue Jays' lineup last spring and felt he could probably drive in 100 runs for his new team. He never imagined he would do it by mid-August. And nobody anticipated the destruction that the Blue Jays are wreaking on AL pitching staffs as they chase a playoff berth. Donaldson went 4 for 5 with a three-run homer, driving in a...
Via AP on Fox
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Toronto Blue Jays: The AL MVP Josh Donaldson

Blue Jays’ 3B Josh Donaldson In their first of two games against the new-look Philadelphia Phillies Tuesday night, the Toronto Blue Jays squared off against Phillies’ rookie Aaron Nola. Right from the onset, the Blue Jays gave the Citizens Bank Park attendees quite a show. After Troy Tulowitzki lined out to third in his opening at-bat, Blue Jays’ superstar third baseman Josh...
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Josh Donaldson is giving Mike Trout a run for the MVP

Mike Trout, to nobody’s surprise, is having another marvelous season. He’s the clear front runner for the American League MVP, posting his usual gaudy stats while playing league best defense in center field. Trout’s MVP play usually means there aren’t many other players playing near his level, but Toronto Blue Jays third baseman Josh Donaldson has emerged as a serious competitor...
Via The Outside Corner
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Don Cherry hits campaign trail for Josh Donaldson in Twitter rant

Don Cherry might work in hockey, but that doesn't mean he isn't up-to-date on all the baseball news. Like many Canadians, Cherry has gotten caught up in the Blue Jays hot streak of late, but when former Blue Jay Gregg Zaun argued that the Angels' Mike Trout deserves the AL MVP over Toronto's Josh Donaldson, Don Cherry couldn't help but chime in. Zaun issued his opinion on Trout vs...
Via Fox Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Donaldson homers twice, leads Blue Jays past Phillies

PHILADELPHIA — Josh Donaldson has turned the two-hole into a slugger's spot in the lineup. Donaldson hit two homers, Edwin Encarnacion also went deep and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Philadelphia Phillies 8-5 Tuesday night. The American League wild card-leading Blue Jays have won 13 of 15. They remained one game behind the AL East-leading New York Yankees. Donaldson has 33 homers...
Via AP on Fox
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Josh Donaldson on Hitting

The hands seem so important when it comes to hitters, it’s fair to maybe be fascinated with them. Where are they before the swing? How do they get to the ball? How important is the top hand with respect to the bottom hand? It’s easy to spot them, it’s easy to track them, it’s easy to talk about them. But so much of what you do with your body determines what is happening...
Via Fangraphs
25 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Donaldson makes great catch during perfecto bid

Josh Donaldson is rated as one of the best defensive third basemen in baseball. With catches like this one, it’s easy to see why. Donaldson went into the stands to take away an at-bat from David DeJesus at the start of the 8th inning in Wednesday’s Blue Jays-Rays game that aided Marco Estrada’s perfect game...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
June 24, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Josh Donaldson unleashes profanity on Angels

An ugly scene ensued during Monday’s Toronto Blue Jays-Los Angeles Angels tilt at Rogers Centre when Josh Donaldson had issues with the Angels’ dugout and unleashed a crude comment and provided an exclamation point of sorts courtesy of an obscene gesture. Things began with a terse exchange between the Blue Jays third baseman and Angels...Read More The post Josh Donaldson unleashes...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
May 19, 2015  |  Discuss

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