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  • joined Jul 24, 2010
  • last login Jul 27, 2014
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The Little Boy (NSFW - tears are possible)

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From the Cardinal's blog 'Viva El Birdos' (51 recs)

Toronto Star - 1992 World Series (pdf)

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Eight pages from the 1992 Toronto Star after the Jays won the '92 World Series. Here is yesterdays's article from The Star as well. Yesterday was the anniversary of the 1992 World Series win. They also had the same type of commemoration article for the 1993 anniversary on Oct 23.

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BBB Community - Our #9 Position Prospect Is?

 Marcus Knecht is the winner of the #8 position. Candidates for the #9 position are:  Jacob Anderson  (OF) - Rk (18)  stats - drafted 35th overall in 2011. Michael Crouse (OF) - Lansing A (Age 20) B...

Boston Globe - Farrell Was Seen As Sox Manager and Still Could Be

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Here is the MLB Trade Rumors post also. What would the Jays need as compensation for Farrell?

Mozeliak looks back on the big trade (Rasmus trade from the Cardinals perspective)

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"If we're not able to retain (Jackson and Dotel), we can get draft picks, which have a lot of value. That's how we got Rasmus. When Edgar Renteria went to the Red Sox, we got their first-round pick to pick Rasmus."

Business Week - Anatomy of a Baseball Trade

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Quotes and emails from the beginning of the Michael Bourn trade: "As this year’s trade deadline approached, the fire sale was on in Houston. An inside look at how the Astros and the Atlanta Braves got a big deal done"

Hardball Times - Another One Bites the Dust (Catcher's ability to block pitches)

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A very detailed look at which catchers are the best and worst at blocking pitches. Of interest: JPA and Jose Molina are 4th and 5th worst in the 2008-2011 time period. Jorge Posada was 2nd worst. Greg Zaun was the 5th best in the same time period. Rod Barajas was 8th.

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BBB Community - Our #8 Position Prospect Is?

David Cooper is the winner of the #7 position. Candidates for the #8 position are:  Jacob Anderson  (OF) - Rk (18)  stats - drafted 35th overall in 2011. Michael Crouse (OF) - Lansing A (Age 20) B...

mlbtraderumors - Offseason Outlook - Toronto Blue Jays

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A synopsis of our free agents, Elias ranking players, and organizational needs.

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Is Our Biggest Weakness Pitching, Offense or Defense? + poll

I've been looking at our run differentials and decided to break them down a bit.  This may or may not be valid but that can be discussed also. First of all, here is the methodology I used.  The Y...

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BBB Community - Our #7 Position Prospect Is?

Carlos Perez is the winner of the #6 position. Candidates for the #7 position are: David Cooper (1B) - AAA (24)  BBB#23   JaysJournal#34   stats Michael Crouse (OF) - Lansing A (Age 20) BBB#34   J...

Fangraphs - Trading Joey Votto

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An analysis of what would be required to acquire Votto. The Jays come up a lot in the comments.

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BBB Community - Our #6 Position Prospect is?

  A.J. Jimenez is the winner of the #5 position. Candidates for the #6 position are: David Cooper (1B) - AAA (24)  BBB#23   JaysJournal#34   stats Michael Crouse (OF) - Lansing A (Age 20) BBB#34   J...

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BBB Community - Our #5 Position Prospect Is?

Adeiny Hechavarria is the winner of the #4 position. Candidates for the #5 position are: David Cooper (1B) - AAA (24)  BBB#23   JaysJournal#34   stats Michael Crouse (OF) - Lansing A (Age 20) B...

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BBB Community - Our #4 Position Prospect Is?

Jake Marisnick is the winner of the #3 position (a bit early but the decision desk has declared him the victor). Candidates for the #4 position are: David Cooper (1B) - AAA (24)  BBB#23   J...

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BBB Community - Our #3 Position Prospect Is?

Anthony Gose is the winner of the #2 position. Candidates for the #3 position are: David Cooper (1B) - AAA (24)  BBB#23   JaysJournal#34   stats Michael Crouse (OF) - Lansing A (Age 20) BBB#34   J...

mlbtraderumors - Final Elias Rankings Estimate

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Of interest: Jose Molina - Type B Kelly Johnson - Type B Edwin Encarnacion - none Frank Francisco - Type B Jon Rauch - Type B Shawn Camp - Type B

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BBB Community - Our #2 Position Prospect Is?

Travis D'Arnaud won for #1 Position Prospect.  For this round use rec's.  Add additional players in the 'Other' section.  Here are the players with some preseason links and stats:   Michael Crouse...

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BBB Community - Our #1 prospect is?

www.minorleagueball.com does a Top 50 prospects list for all of mlb.  See this link for an example.  The way it works is that any prospects eligible for a position are put in the comments section...

Toronto Sun - Another Championship for Gose (interview)

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"Nestor Molina and Drew Hutchison were impressive, both work fast, throw strikes. My guess? They didn’t give up five runs ... combined, seriously," Gose said. Can’t wait to look that one up, we thought. Molina allowed one earned run in five starts, pitching 22 innings, Hutchison allowed two earned runs in three starts, working 15 innings.

Sportsnet.ca - Shi Davidi - The Trade Route (Some AA quotes)

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Anthopoulos sees a host of potential solutions in house, including the promising double-A foursome of Chad Jenkins, Deck McGuire, Drew Hutchison and Nestor Molina. "We think they will all factor in next year," Anthopoulos says in an interview.

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Predictions: Who do you think will sign Fielder and Pujols?

What will the dollar value of the contract be and for how many years? This year isn't the best year to be a free agent 1B as indicated in this mlbtraderumors article.   It isn't very often that...

mopupduty.com - The Blue Jays and International Free Agents

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"The Blue Jays have been extraordinarily active in the international free agent market. Here’s a little more about international free agents and the players the Blue jays have been involved in."

JaysProspects.com interview with Noah Syndergaard

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A good interview with Noah Syndergaard. There are some other interviews and articles of interest on the site as well.

Batter's Box Interview with Sal Fasano

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Fasano is asked about Hech, Gose, D'Arnaud, McDade, Hutchison, Molina, and McGuire. McGuire might be back for the playoffs and Mike McDade has been playing with a knee injury that will get repaired at the end of the season.

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Albert Pujols, Prince Fielder or Yu Darvish? + poll

Given that the Jays can probably only sign one of these players who would you prefer?  Albert Pujols - 31 Years old (32 in January) - averaged 7.1 WAR over the past 3 seasons (excluding the...

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