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It’s Been a Quiet Offseason, And That’s a Good Thing

The lack of activity by the Blue Jays this winter has been a source of frustration for the fan base. Without signings or trades...
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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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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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Shohei Ohtani Signs, Jays Wild Card Hopes Plummet

https://twitter.com/Angels/status/939239236514955264 The Shohei Ohtani sweepstakes are finally over, and he's chosen the Los Angeles Angels. This is not good news for the Blue Jays. I...
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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...
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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...
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...
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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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Taking A Chance on Alex Cobb

When it comes to filling the 5th spot in the Blue Jays rotation this winter, a free agent like Alex Cobb might make sense. Cobb...

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....