How bad can a catcher be at the plate and still have a positive WAR? Luke Maile made me ask the question, but another Luke was the answer. Continue Reading
The Toronto Blue Jays haven’t been very good in 2017. You know this. I know this. All of baseball knows this; hell, probably most of Canada knows this. If I wanted to be here all day, I would focus on… Continue Reading
On this week’s episode, the guys banter about Opening Day, recent roster moves and Marco Estrada’s happy song.
For a very long time it seemed like the writing for John Gibbons was – as they say – on the wall.
A recent report by MLB.com’s Gregor Chisholm mentioned that the Jays are interested in Angel Pagan. Fangraphs’ valuations of Pagan going into free-agency were for two years, $14-18 million (depending on managing editor Dave Cameron’s valuation or the crowd-sourced average), which isn’t… Continue Reading
A pitch-by-pitch breakdown of the longest at-bat by a Blue Jays hitter in 2016. Continue Reading
Ready for the 2017 season? We take a look back at the Blue Jays’ 2016 season, and use Statcast data to tell the story. Continue Reading
A lot has been said over the past year or two about how Jose Bautista‘s fielding has taken a sharp dive (I’m no exception among the critics). So I asked myself a series of questions which eventually enabled me to make… Continue Reading
You don’t know Bo. Let’s change that. Continue Reading
July 2015 was a different time. Prince and David Bowie were still alive. Dave Stewart still had a job in baseball. Also, J.A. Happ was still a Seattle Mariner.