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The Provincial Bird of P.E.I.
Talking Blue Jay Baseball, and other happenings in the baseball world.

  1. In the Rear View. 2011

    As we make our way into the 2012 season, let us take a moment to look back on 2011.

    It all starts one moment when Tony Reagins decided that he wanted to have Vernon Wells on his team. "The Silent Assassin" said, well I think I can do some sort of trade. BAM 2011 in a nut shell.

    Well I am sure you all know by now the Jays finished 4th in the AL East with a 81-81 record, best for 14th overall in the majors. I'd call that record a success given the up and down ...
  2. Media Takeout: Two Servings of Jay

    I'd like to think of myself as something of a media critic as of late, or so I think. I have come to appreciate some of the better writing that the internet has to offer. This combined with my love for the Jays has lead to two recent articles from a couple of the best long form outlets on the web.

    How Jose Bautista Went From Baseball Vagabond To The Game's Best Slugger | ThePostGame

    I believe I brought this article to the forefront in the forums, but I really hope you ...
  3. The Making of a Mistake

    "Is it because I shaved?"

    99 plate appearances is all it takes now-a-days.

    This past week saw the Jays send Travis Snider to AAA to work on his swing. A swing that has had 99 chances to show itself, sporting a line of .184/.276/.264. With such a small sample size, you would think the powers that be would give the young hitter a ...

    Updated 05-06-2011 at 08:15 PM by Foster

    Major League Baseball , American League , Slant
  4. It's Time - 2011 Predictions

    "the ladies love me"

    So here we are on the eve of opening day for the Blue Jays. There have been a number of changes in the off-season; new manager, the Vernon Wells trade, Jose and his new contract, and some new faces on the roster to start the season.

    What will all these changes bring? Well thats yet to be seen, so I'll go out ...

    Updated 04-01-2011 at 05:01 PM by Foster

    Major League Baseball , Slant
  5. A Question of the Offseason

    Alex Anthopoulos certainly has made a lot of changes in Toronto this offseason. We lost the big contract of Vernon Wells, re-worked the bullpen, and added some young talent. How good was it though?

    Hardball's top-to-bottom offseason rankings -


    I ain't gonna bite, we didn't have the best offseason.

    Sherman adds a lot of value to the loss of Vernon Wells. I understand that there is a lot of money saved by ...

    Updated 02-07-2011 at 10:51 PM by Foster

    Major League Baseball , American League , Slant , Analysis