Darren Oliver

Toronto Blue Jays #38 - Pitcher

  • Born: 10/06/70
  • Age: 51
  • Height: 6-2
  • Weight: 200

Transaction Analysis 12/2: Cards Non-Tender Brebbia and Ravelo


Plus a look ahead to arbitration

Revisiting the Mets’ 2006 NLCS loss to the Cardinals

It was the best of times, it was the blurst of times.

This Date in History: Jose Jimenez throws a no hitter


Jimenez out dueled a 35-year-old Randy Johnson

Today in Jays history: Jays beat Orioles to win 11th straight


Seven Years Ago Today The Blue Jays beat the Orioles 13-5, picking up their 11th win in a row. That tied a team record (the did it in 1987 and 1998). Yes, it would be nice to talk about a game...

Best Cardinal draft picks in history with 2020 picks


Who was the best #21 pick in Cardinals history? And so on?

How Walt Jocketty saved the disastrous 1991 draft


The Cardinals used the 1991 draft to replenish their system, just not in the way you normally would

Today in Jays history: Buehrle gives up 7 runs, but Jays win


Seven Years Ago Today Mark Buehrle gave up 7 runs in an inning against the Rays, but the Jays came back to win 8-7. I had been doing recaps of random Jays games (and likely will again if we are...

Former major leaguer Bob Oliver has passed away


Former major leaguer Bob Oliver, father of Darren Oliver, has passed away at the age of 77

Is Gardner the best baseball occupation?


How does Brett do against the Butchers, Bakers, and Candlestick Makers of the baseball world?

Happy Birthday Alfredo Griffin


Alfredo Griffin turns 62 today. Alfredo Griffin was born in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. He was signed as an amateur free agent by the Cleveland Indians in 1973 at the age of 16. He made the...

Transaction Analysis 8/31: Cabrera Added as the 26th Man—An Explanation of the 26th man Rule


Plus a historical note on back-to-back doubleheaders


The best 3rd-round MLB Draft picks for every team

A look at the best third-round picks in the history of the MLB Draft, which dates back to 1965, including the best third-round selection for all 30 MLB teams.