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hugo

  • joined Mar 29, 2008
  • last login Jan 08, 2013
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28-year old father, lawyer for Uncle Sam, and singer/guitarist based in Washington D.C. Thanks for stopping by Bluebird Banter!

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9/8 overflow thread - Jays 5, Boston 0

9/8 Overflow thread Let's go Jays!

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Mosquitos Are Coming Out Now When It's Twilight In Boston: 9/8 Game Thread, Red Sox at Jays

No Time for a proper game thread, but let's go Jays!  Andrew Miller goes for Boston whilst Ricky Romero hurls for Toronto.    Lineups: Boston:  Ellsbury, Scutaro, Pedroia, Ortiz, Youkilis,...

I Threw You Fire; You Threw a Spark: What's Up With Brandon Morrow?

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I Threw You Fire; You Threw a Spark: What's Up With Brandon Morrow?

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What's Love But What Shows Up In the Dark? 9/7 Game Thread, Red Sox at Jays

Yesterday wasn't the most fun Jays game, was it? Luis Perez has done a decent job out of the bullpen and as swingman for the Jays this season but I'm not sure I see the point in giving him many...

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We're Gonna Make It Yet To The End of the Road: 9/1 Game Thread, Jays at Baltimore

Good afternoon, everyone.  Well, that was a heck of a fun game yesterday.  Great to see the bats come alive, and Henderson Alvarez looked extremely sharp.  Yeah, it's Baltimore, and he hasn't faced...

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8/31 Overflow Thread

8/31 Overflow Thread Go Jays! Domination!

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From the Land of Pleasant Living: Jays at Baltimore, 8/31 Game Thread

Hi everyone, Hugo here! It's been way too long.  This summer has been crazy and I haven't gotten to hang around the blog as much as I'd like.  But the Jays have been largely making it fun to...

Your Friday Blue Jays Photos of the Day

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One more after the jump.  Feel free to post your own Jays photos in the comments, and thanks to Tom and Carm for the Jays duds!    

I Seek to Understand Me

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Quick diversion from the draft just for a moment.  Craig made this point in a comment in a thread earlier today and I think it's important enough to talk about some more, not because it is wrong --...

The Thrushes Bleating Battle With the Wrens: Orioles 5, Blue Jays 3

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The Thrushes Bleating Battle With the Wrens: Orioles 5, Blue Jays 3

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I Was Carried to Ohio In a Swarm of Bees - 6/1 Game Thread, Cleveland at Toronto

Hi everyone.  Rough game last night, but the Jays can still take the series tonight with a win.   Kyle Drabek pitches for the Jays and while he has shown flashes of what he can do, his first season...

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Overflow Game Thread - 5/31 - Cleveland at Jays

Things not going great for the Jays at the moment.

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Come And Look at Both of Our Buildings: 5/31, Cleveland at Jays

Hi everyone.  Today's title comes from these two amazing "hastily made tourism videos"  about the City of Cleveland, a city I have come to know all too well over the years (I had a case there).  If...

Interview With Anthony Gose

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Bus Leagues Baseball do their usual spectacular job with this nice long interview with Anthony Gose - they chat about the New England weather, success on the basepaths, what it's like to play for Sal Fasano, and what makes a big leaguer. Great stuff, fellas.

On a Wave of Mutilation: Detroit 9, Jays 0

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So...yeah.  We've all had days like that.  Let's agree to pretend that one never happened?  

The Sun is Shining, There's Plenty of Light: Adam Lind, Jesse Litsch lead Jays Past Motown

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Two Blue Jays who had frustrating 2010 seasons lead the way past Detroit in the first game of a four-game series, 7-4. On the Mound: Jesse Litsch has been very good for Toronto this season and...

No One's Getting Out Without Stadium Love: 5/1 Minor League Recap

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Las Vegas lost to Sacramento, 5-4: Travis Snider was 4-4 with a walk and a double.   Nothing left to do in the minors. That was it for extra base-hits.   Brad Mills, by the way, had another great...

Jays Option Travis Snider to Las Vegas

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From the Jays' press release.  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE TORONTO, ONTARIO Thursday, April 28, 2010 BLUE JAYS MAKE ROSTER MOVES The TORONTO BLUE JAYS have outrighted infielder CHRIS WOODWARD to...

Publish My Love: Blue Jays 4/26 Minor League Recap

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Two ugly games and one good one.  Las Vegas was thumped by Colorado Springs, 17-3: Brett Cecil's start was an umitigated disaster.  Cecil gave up 11 runs (10 earned) on 13 hits (3 of which were...

I Can't Hold My Breath Anymore: 4/25 Minor League Recap

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I Stopped Swimming And Learned To Surf: 4/25 Minor League Recap

If It Weren't For Disappointment I Wouldn't Have Any Appointments: 4/24 Minor League Recap

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Quick one today, as only two of our affiliates played.  They both lost, and the combination of the lack of games and the lack of wins made me think of the old They Might Be Giants song (Snowball in...

You Will Be Replaced By the New Kid: 4/23 Minor League Roundup

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Rate stats of course haven't changed much since yesterday's update, so this'll just be a quick one (while Woodman is away).   Buona Pasqua, and Happy Easter! Las Vegas lost 2-1 to Colorado Springs: ...

I Stop To Learn What I've Been Wanting to Know: 4/22, Minor League Recap

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I Stop To Learn What I've Been Wanting to Know: 4/22, Minor League Recap

Boys of Summer: Watch it Instantly

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In 1990, Robert Cochrane and his father, Dan, set out to see all 30 major-league baseball parks in one summer.  They made it to seven before life got in the way, as life does.  Then, in 2001, his...

Catch The Last Ride on a Brooklyn Train: Jays 6, Yankees 5 (10 Inn)

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Catch The Last Ride on a Brooklyn Train: Blue Jays 6, Yankees 5 (10 Inn)

Yankees at Jays, Overflow Thread #2

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Yankees at Jays, Overflow Thread #2

Bonds Found Guilty of Obstruction of Justice

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The jury was hung on the perjury counts.

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Do You Ever Want to Run: 4/13 Getaway Game Thread, Jays at Seattle

So, the first two games of this series have not gone as planned.  First, the bullpen let us down; the next day it was the lineup.  That's baseball, and today the Jays have a chance to strike back...

Should Words Serve the Truth? : Angels 6, Jays 5 (14 Inn.)

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Insanity.  Utter insanity.  We wuz robbed.   On the Mound: It wasn't a good start for Brett Cecil.  Brett was throwing strikes, but made a couple of costly mistakes with pitches up.  More worrying,...

Fangraphs Breaks Down Drabek's First Start

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Pull quote: "We talked about the fastball and curveball above, but it looked like his best weapon from this weekend was a cut-fastball. A few scouting types- including Ben Badler of Baseball America- talked about the cutter’s effectiveness throughout the afternoon. The pitch had enough movement to be mistakenly classified as a curveball according to Brooksbaseball.net’s pitch f/x data. Even Denard Span noted how ridiculous the pitch was after the game, adding the Twins were lucky they did not get no-hit for the entire game."

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