Toronto Blue Jays: Lazy Sunday Links

Ian HunterCorrespondent IAugust 23, 2009

NEW YORK - JULY 06:  Vernon Wells #10 of the Toronto Blue Jays bats against the New York Yankees on July 6, 2009 at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx borough of New York City.  (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Well, after all that doom and gloom earlier this week, the Blue Jays managed to put together a series win against the American League West division-leading Los Angeles Angels.

Today's win wrapped up a week that saw many of us questioning our allegiance to the great Toronto Blue Jays.

To those who still feel like there is nothing left to look forward to this season, just think about how great it will be have Travis Snider (who went 3-for-3 today, by the way) on the roster for the entire year, the possibility to see Randy Ruiz full time, and how the Blue Jays' rookie starting pitchers will fare in 2010.

Elsewhere in the Blue Jays blogosphere and Blue Jays news:

It's been just over a year since Ice Cold Wayne was sent packing from the Rogers Centre, but thanks to some investigative journalism The Te of Inglett has him down.

I tweeted earlier today about my general disgust with Vernon Wells' ability to finally turn his season around with 38 games left to play. In the month of August alone, Wells has 12 RBI with 5 HR and a .752 OPS. There's nothing like finally living up to expectations with less than a third of the season remaining.

Remember that Vladimir Guerrero at bat late in the game today? Well, if you wanted proof that Vladdy is the ultimate low ball hitter, then check out the pitch f/x of the at bat. Even if a pitcher rolls the ball on the ground toward home plate, there is a good chance that Guerrero will make contact.

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