Looking Beyond Tyler Clippard’s Ugly ERA

It's right there, staring you in the face. Go to his stats page on any of the major websites and you can't miss it....
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Should The Blue Jays Trade For Jay Bruce?

Earlier this week JP Morosi reported that the Jays were interested in trading for Jay Bruce or Curtis Granderson of the Mets. My initial...
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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...
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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...
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The Blue Jays Should Sign Homer Bailey

The Dodgers and Reds just completed a trade. I don't know if it can be classified as a blockbuster, but it's certainly...
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Seung Hwan Oh is Searching For a Secondary Pitch

After a successful career in Korea and Japan, Seung Hwan Oh came over two seasons ago to the St. Louis Cardinals. He made major league...
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Offseason Needs: Relief Pitching

Previous parts of our Offseason Needs series are below Part One: Starting Pitching Depth Part Two: Backup Catcher Heading into 2018 it would appear that the Blue...
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An Exercise in Offseason Patience and Perspective

There's no sugar coating it. This offseason has been the worst. It it weren’t for Shohei Ohtani’s posting and the Giancarlo Stanton trade, one...
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Finding A Path To 88 Wins

If you're a fan of projection systems (I am) then you probably know that the Blue Jays are projected to win 83 games next...
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Building a Good Bullpen on a Shoestring Budget

Since the Blue Jays hired Mark Shapiro in 2015, the team has avoided handing out big contracts to relief pitchers. The largest commitments to...