The Toronto Blue Jays Should Sign Teddy Stankiewicz For Their Rotation

Alternate Title: Evaluating CPBL’s Best Foreign Pitchers in a non-CPBL Context Since There Are Currently No CPBL Games (As with the rest of the CPBL coverage on the site, we’ll be using the Taiwanese order for player names as is standard across CPBL English-language broadcasts and websites such as CPBL Stats. For example: Jhang Jin-De was known as “Jin-De Jhang” while playing in Minor League … Continue reading The Toronto Blue Jays Should Sign Teddy Stankiewicz For Their Rotation

A Quick Thought About Every Blue Jays Starting Position: April Edition

This is designed to be a quick piece to simply write my thoughts down as April has progressed, so I’ll keep this intro brief: this is being written on April 17th, 2021. This is a small sample size for every single position that’s about to be listed. There will be no major trades for a while, so if I suggest that they should think about … Continue reading A Quick Thought About Every Blue Jays Starting Position: April Edition

Blue Jays Roster Review: January 2020

December 6, 2005. That day, the Blue Jays signed A.J. Burnett. Until this offseason, that was the last time that the Blue Jays signed a major starting pitcher out of free agency. That’s mostly why the Toronto fanbase was both stunned and thrilled about the team signing Hyun-Jin Ryu. To put it bluntly, it’s a bit unbelievable that he’s a member of the Toronto Blue … Continue reading Blue Jays Roster Review: January 2020

MELBOURNE: Fan Excitement from NBA and NHL Free Agency Proves That MLB’s Dated Offseason Needs an Overhaul

It’s been a common sentiment over the last few Major League Baseball offseasons. Free Agency isn’t really working. It’s not working for the fans, it’s not working for the players, it’s not working for the agents, and it’s not even an ideal scenario for the teams. It’s just not working. On June 27th, Craig Kimbrel made his 2019 debut for the Chicago Cubs. Kimbrel was … Continue reading MELBOURNE: Fan Excitement from NBA and NHL Free Agency Proves That MLB’s Dated Offseason Needs an Overhaul

MELBOURNE: MLB’s All Star Game “Election” Format is Probably Here to Stay, Despite Mixed Reaction

Hey, they tried something new. It surely made a lot of money, since it drove voters to MLB.com and Google.com repeatedly instead of once. It’s almost certainly going to return for a sophomore attempt in 2020. It’s a great system for Major League Baseball, and it’s a great system for Google, a company that’s worked closely with the league for a while now. It’s just … Continue reading MELBOURNE: MLB’s All Star Game “Election” Format is Probably Here to Stay, Despite Mixed Reaction

Looking Back at the Toronto Blue Jays of 2009

The first thing that stands out when looking back at the Toronto Blue Jays teams of the mid-2000’s is the jersey choices. Silver! Black! A logo that’s “modern!” Love them or hate them, they’re a part of the team’s history. In this case, they’re a part of the 2009 team. Similar to the team’s situation now, the Blue Jays had moved on from John Gibbons. … Continue reading Looking Back at the Toronto Blue Jays of 2009