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Details on Blockbuster Jays - Marlins Trade


More details on the emerging Jays - Marlins trade:

Manager Prospects: DeMarlo Hale


DeMarlo Hale has been considered for some high-profile managing jobs, but is still waiting for his first opportunity to manager in the big leagues. Will he get it with Toronto?

Manager Prospects: Manny Acta


Continuing our series of potential new Jays' managers, today we take a look at Manny Acta.


I Was Born on the Shores of Chesapeake Bay

The Jays close out their series today against the Baltimore Orioles. September has not been kind to Carlos Villanueva, tonight's starter for the Jays. It's been a successful season but things...


Man It's Hard Just to Live: 9/24 Game 2 Game Thread, Jays at O's

Game thread for the second game of the doubleheader. What else is there to say? My band is rehearsing tonight so I won't be able to make tonight's game either. Ricky Romero pitches...


Hard Times in the City In a Hard Town By the Sea: 9/24 Game Thread, Jays at Baltimore

Hi everyone. I've been traveling a lot and so haven't caught many of the Jays' recent games. Judging by the results, I've been fortunate. The Jays continue to limp towards the finish line. I...


I Will Sit Right Down Waiting for the Gift of Sound & Vision: 9/9 Game Thread, Jays at Boston

Hi everyone. I'm still in NYC, though returning today, so this'll be a short game thread. Carlos Villanueva, who it is difficult to believe has been the Jays' best pitcher this season makes his...


Sun in Our Teeth and In Our Hair: 9/8 Game Thread, Jays at Boston

After a win last night, the Jays try to take the series today. Aaron Laffey gets the start for Toronto in lieu of the broken-footed J.A. Happ. Laffey has done a decent job as a fill-in starter...


When It's Twilight in Boston: 9/7 Game Thread, Jays at Boston

Hi everyone. Another work week draws to a close, and the Jays travel to the Bay State to take on their division rival Red Sox. As rough a season as the Jays have had, Boston's hasn't been a...


In Fort Worth All The Neon's Burning Bright: 8/19 Game Thread, Rangers at Jays

After two one-run games, one of which has gone the Jays' way and the other of which has not, the Jays and Rangers play the rubber game this afternoon. The two pitchers are an interesting...


You'll Never Meet No Decent Girls At Dallas Honky-Tonks: 8/18 Game Thread, Rangers at Jays

The Jays took a close one yesterday, and today can take the home series and make it two games in a row. Baby Steps. Roy Oswalt pitches for Texas. The veteran righty has had a rough go of it,...


O Dallas, You Shine With an Evil Light: 8/17 Game Thread, Texas Rangers at Jays

Hi everyone. Hope the week is going well. The Jays have been faltering big time, but the games go on and each one is a chance for our azure-tinged heroes to get back on track. The Jays try to...


I Get the Sweetest Feeling: 7/29 Game Thread, Tigers at Jays

The Jays have looked terrific the last two days against what was a hot Detroit Tigers team. They've outscored Detroit 13-4 in the two games thusfar. They can sweep the series with a win this...

I Might Be Laughing Loud and Hearty: 7/28 Game Thread, Detroit Tigers at Jays


After a nice win last night to open the series, the Jays look to win the series this afternoon in Toronto. The PItching Matchup: Two young Venezuelan pitchers face off today. Anibal Sanchez...

When the Soul of the City Was Laid To Rest: Jays 8, Detroit 3


Behind some good pitching and timely hitting, the Jays beat the Tigers 8-3. On the Mound: Carlos Villanueva surrendered 2 solo home runs in the first frame to Miguel Cabrera and Prince Fielder, but...


Each Day Through My Window: 7/27 Game Thread, Tigers at Jays

Hi everyone. Long time, no blog. Things have been crazy at work and on the home front. The Jays host their Great Lakes rivals the Detroit Tigers this weekend. Carlos Villanueva pitches for...


Cleveland, City of Light, You're Calling Me: 7/14 Game Thread - Indians at Jays

Hi everyone - sorry for the late game thread - I forgot I agreed to take over for Jessef. Jiminez v. Laffey Jays' lineup: Lawrie, 3b Rasmus, cf Bautista, rf Encarnacion, 1b Lind, dh Escobar, ss J...


I Never Said Nothing: 7/8 Game Thread, Jays at Chicago (AL)

The Jays cap off their series today on the South Side of Chicago and look to head into the All Star Break on a high note. Brett Cecil pitches for Toronto. Cecil has made four starts this season...


Butter on a Summer Day: 7/7 Game Thread, Jays at Chicago (AL)

The Jays take on the Pale Hose again today in a late afternooner (at least, for those of us on Eastern Time). Ricky Romero pitches for the Jays and RR Cool Jay is just looking to get his season...


Chicago Seemed Tired Last Night: 7/6 Game Thread, Jays at Chicago (AL)

The Jays seem a bit shaken up heading into the all-star break, and rightly so, but this series gives them a chance to go into the break on a high note. Our azure-tinged corvidae head to the South...


I Forget What Eight Was For: 6/19 Game Thread, Jays at Milwaukee

Hi everyone. I won't be around for tonight's game as my band is rehearsing, but I hope folks are able to enjoy it. Yesterday wasn't a particularly fun one, though I do enjoy watching Bautista and...

Blue Jays Place Drew Hutchison on Disabled List, Call Up Robert Coello


Blue Jays Press Release: The TORONTO BLUE JAYS have placed RHP DREW HUTCHISON on the 15-day disabled list with a right elbow UCL sprain. RHP ROBERT COELLO has been recalled from Las Vegas of the...

I'll Steal You Flowers From the White House Yard: Nationals 6 , Jays 2


I'll Steal You Flowers From the White House Yard: Nationals 6 , Jays 2


A Ship Without a Rudder: 6/3 Game Thread, Red Sox at Blue Jays

This weekend series really hasn't gone well, and at times the Jays have looked downright directionless, particularly in the field. They look to salvage one game today, but if they can't come up...


My Mind Is Quiet When My Thoughts Are Slow: 6/2 Game Thread, Boston at Jays

Yesterday was fun for Mets fans, not so much for Jays fans. But today's a new day. Kyle Drabek pitches for the Jays. Riding high in April, Drabek struck out only 16 and walked 22 batters in the...


If Man Is Five Then the Devil is Six: 6/1 Game Thread, Boston at Jays

Two months into the season now, the Jays sit three games above .500 and two games back of both first place in the AL East and the wild card. The Jays, though, are also only a game above the last...


It's Still A Drag Walking In Queens: 5/20 Game Thread, Mets at Jays

So far, so good. The Jays flashed a powerful offense in game one, and dominant pitching in game two. They can sweep the series with a win today and are just two games behind the Rays for the Wild...

5/18 Overflow Thread


Let's Go Jays!


Beeper's Goin' Off Like Don Trump's Got Checks / Keep My Bases Loaded Like the New York Mets: 5/18 Game Thread, Mets at Jays

I hope everyone is enjoying their Friday. It has been a very long week of work and the weekend promises only more work, although I am really looking forward to catching "Whisper of the Heart" this...

Took the 60 Bus Out of Downtown Campbell: Jays 5, Oakland 2


The Jays struck back today with a 5-2 win over the Oakland Athletics. On the Mound: Brandon Morrow was inefficient but effective, striking out 10 and walking 4 over 6 one-run innings. He hardly...

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