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Blake Murphy

  • joined Sep 24, 2012
  • last login Jul 24, 2014
  • posts 146
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Sports journalist - News Editor at The Score, Contributing writer for Beyond the Boxscore, Bluebird Banter, Raptors Republic, Rotographs and The Nation Network.

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  • MLB Toronto Blue Jays
  • NBA Toronto Raptors
  • NFL Jacksonville Jaguars
  • NHL Toronto Maple Leafs
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Anatomy of a Double Turn

WWE pulled the trigger on a rare double-turn at "Payback" this past Sunday night (June 16, 2013), and did so masterfully.

Zack Wheeler's Debut: The Scout's Perspective

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#trollsohard on Wheeler's debut.

Canucks Player Autopsy: Tom Sestito

Sharpen your scalpels and snap on a pair of rubber gloves: it's time to dissect the Canucks 2013 season on a player-by-player basis. You might want to wear facial protection, this could get messy.

BtBS Podcast #65: Doubles & Doubleheaders

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The guys discuss Zach Wheeler, Wil Myers, Manny Machado and early All Star choices.

BtBS Podcast #64: The Joy(ce)

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The guys discuss a pair of surprisingly strong AL outfielders, some under-appreciated starters and more.

Jays Pushing the Definition of Replacement Level

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They've already used more players than the average team did for all of 2012. This is not what the 'R' in WAR was meant to represent.

Is Munenori Kawasaki Ruining Baseball?

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This #WriteInKawasaki campaign is unholy.

Blue Jays 10, White Sox 7: Wang Does Just Enough

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Chien-Ming Wang was bad but not terrible, holding down the fort long enough for the Jays to rally on a Jose Bautista home run and win it in the 10th.

Canucks Player Autopsy: Keith Ballard

Sharpen your scalpels and snap on a pair of rubber gloves: it's time to dissect the Canucks 2013 season on a player-by-player basis. You might want to wear facial protection, this could get messy.

BtBS Podcast #63: Introducing Beergraphs

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Eno Sarris makes a guest appearance to discuss the new Beergraphs site, beer analytics and the cross-over between beer and baseball.

Remembering Some Underrated Dudes From the '80s

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With the release of Topps Archive sets, we shine some light on a few underrated names from the '80s.

Was Jesse Barfield One of the Best OF Ever?

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With Topps Archive sets coming, we take a look back at a potentially underrated Blue Jay from the '80s.

Josh Johnson Returns, Ends Up As Hard-Luck Loser

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Johnson allowed just one earned over seven but took the 2-1 loss in his return from the DL.

BtBS Podcast #62: Elite Tools

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The guys discuss Domonic Brown, firing managers, Yasiel Puig and more.

Jays Lose 4-3 Again as Lind's Game Not Enough

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Joey Bats extended his slump to 1-for-20, leaving two men on base to end the game.

BtBS Podcast #61: Extras

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The guys discuss valuable bench players, insane WAR seasons and Japanese hot dogs.

Anatomy of a Disappointment

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Not to be confused with A Disappointing Anatomy, my autobiography.

Canucks Player Autopsy: Alex Edler

Sharpen your scalpels and snap on a pair of rubber gloves: it's time to dissect the Canucks 2013 season on a player-by-player basis. You might want to wear facial protection, this could get messy.

BtBS Podcast #60: Building A Wall

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A special guest co-host helps Blake break down three of the best hitters in baseball.

Sean Nolin Struggles in Debut, Jays Fall to Oriole

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Sean Nolin managed just four outs in his big league debut, and the Jays' bats left too many aboard to come back.

BtBS Podcast #59: Gausface Killahs

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The fellas discuss Kevin Gausman's debut, Mike Trout's cycle and more.

Mike Trout and the "Super Cycle"

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Looking at cycles and "super cycles" throughout MLB history.

Jays Come Close Late Twice, Fall to Rays

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The Jays fell 4-3 to the Rays thanks to an untimely JPA GIDP and a bad call on the final strike of the game.

Canucks Player Autopsy: Henrik Sedin

Sharpen your scalpels and snap on a pair of rubber gloves: it's time to dissect the Canucks 2013 season on a player-by-player basis. You might want to wear facial protection, this could get messy.

BtBS Podcast #58: They Suck

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The guys discuss the terrible Angels, the surprising Indians and more.

Looking at the Jays Bullpen Usage

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The starters aren't going deep, so can you blame Gibbons for the 21st-ranked bullpen?

A.J. Burnett's Age-36 Re-Emergence

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After a few down years in New York, A.J. Burnett is once again an excellent pitcher.

BtBS Podcast #57: Are You Flexible?

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The guys discuss the value of positional flexibility and more.

Failing to Predict Walk Rates

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I threw everything at the wall and not much stuck. Walks remain somewhat of a mystery.

Predicting Strikeouts Using Velocity and Whiffs

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Building on a 2012 study, attempting to predict changes in K% based on Whiffs and fastball velocity.

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