Sean Reid-Foley Was Just OK, And That’s OK

On Monday night, Sean Reid-Foley made history. He and catcher Danny Jansen made their major league debuts in the same game. No Blue Jays...
Toronto Blue Jays waiver targets

Potential Waiver Targets

Every now and then a good player can be found on the waiver wire. The Jays have taken advantage of this in the past,...
Kevin Pillar, March 23, 2016

Projecting Kevin Pillar’s 2017 Season

According to the projection systems, Kevin Pillar's 2017 will look a lot like his 2016 season with a slight increase in offense and a slight...
Safeco Field sunset, 2013

A Correlation Between Travel and Pitcher Performance, Part I

Travis Sawchik (author of the must-read book, Big Data Baseball) penned a fantastic article at Fangraphs recently about jet lag having a negative effect...
J.P. Arencibia, August 31, 2011

JP Arencibia Altered the Course of History

Hyperbole in the title, you say? Perhaps. But I’m going somewhere with this. https://twitter.com/jparencibia9/status/821793923362263040 With news of JP Arencibia hanging up the cleats and calling it...
Baseball, July 17 2015

Curveball Usage in 2016 by Blue Jays Starters

While browsing Fangraphs' Pitch Value leaderboards recently, I was surprised to see four Blue Jays starting pitchers rank in the top 21 for Curveball...
Mark Shapiro of the Indians, February 2, 2012

Shapiro and Atkins and the Concept of Value

Value is not a word some fans like to hear. To them, it represents cheapness. It’s an excuse peddled by a front office when...
Edwin Encarnacion, April 23, 2013

On Losing Edwin Encarnacion And Not Assigning Blame

Late on Thursday night reports came out that Edwin Encarnacion had signed with the Cleveland Indians for a guaranteed $60M over 3 years with...