1. MLB Salary Cap: Why Bud Selig Just Won't Listen

    We've all heard the whining and crying about the Yankees and Red Sox, with a few other "minor" offenders thrown in...

    Mark Dewdney Written by Mark Dewdney about over 3 years ago 591 reads 9 comments

  2. Come On, Blue: Oh, God, I Blew It...

    "They expect an umpire to be perfect on Opening Day and to improve as the season goes on." - American League Umpire Nestor Chylak Ol' Nestor was right. You know what else? It can't be done...

    Mark Dewdney Written by Mark Dewdney about 4 years ago 228 reads 0 comments

  3. Calling All Capologists: How Should the Cap Actually Work?

    All right, I'm "hosting" a "Salary Cap Summit." Let's work out the numbers; how's this going to work? I'll lay out the criteria we MUST arrive at (hey, it's my article) and then moderate. ONE : The cap must not unduly penalize the currently rich...

    Mark Dewdney Written by Mark Dewdney about over 4 years ago 78 reads 7 comments

  4. Keith Olbermann: My Candidate For Commissioner of Major League Baseball

    Okay, I'm no stranger to criticism. Despite the fact that most of my articles are pretty vanilla and fact-based, on occasion, I like to chase a walnut out onto a limb. This is one of those times...

    Mark Dewdney Written by Mark Dewdney about over 4 years ago 377 reads 13 comments

  5. The Next Few Years: Lean (but There Is a Light On The Horizon)

    There are a few impending events that will affect the Toronto Blue Jays and, therefore, us fans. I'd like to present some crystal ball musings - since these events don't really seem connected, some "big-picture" tying together is needed...

    Mark Dewdney Written by Mark Dewdney about almost 5 years ago 246 reads 0 comments

  6. Half-Measures Avail Us Not: Lame-Duck Status Means Another Lost Year

    So. Here we are again. I just can't help it. I promised that I wouldn't write any more nasty articles questioning the intelligence or motivations of the Toronto Blue Jays...

    Mark Dewdney Written by Mark Dewdney about almost 5 years ago 149 reads 6 comments

  7. Maybe It's The Air...

    You know, by now, that I'm a DEVOUT San Diego Charger fan. I don't bleed on game days - I crackle. But boy, am I a believer...in this year's Denver Broncos. You heard right. It's NOT a typo...

    Mark Dewdney Written by Mark Dewdney about almost 5 years ago 181 reads 13 comments

  8. Eating Crow Through Week 5: A Charger Fan's Apology To The Broncos

    Okay. Let me just start by saying that I loathe all things about Denver. I will not eat chocolate-covered bacon on a stick (a Denver-area treat), I will not cheer for the Rockies, and I will ...

    Mark Dewdney Written by Mark Dewdney about almost 5 years ago 164 reads 4 comments

  9. I Challenge All MLB Fans : "If I Was GM" Contest!!!

    I challenge fans of all MLB teams to write articles titled, "If I Were The GM : (your team's name) and submit them to your team's page for judging...

    Mark Dewdney Written by Mark Dewdney about almost 5 years ago 34 reads 0 comments

  10. Ricciardi Gone: Rumblings of Rebellion Mean Gaston's Next

    This is when you make your bones as a writer or prognosticator; when things are solidly up in the air. Every single one of the juggler's chainsaws are up in the air right now when it comes to the management situation of the Toronto Blue Jays; with J...

    Mark Dewdney Written by Mark Dewdney about almost 5 years ago 417 reads 4 comments

  11. Lightning In A Bottle: What Are The Chargers' Chances?

    As we look forward to the 2009 NFL season, as always, there are questions - nothing's ever for sure. Just ask Ed Hochuli...

    Mark Dewdney Written by Mark Dewdney about 5 years ago 245 reads 0 comments

  12. Selig: Legacy Of a Complete Fraud

    OK. I know we're all quasi-tired of articles trying to dissect what's wrong with the sport we all love. However, there hasn't been enough of a microscope put on the top issue, the bow on the current Pandora's box we call Major League Baseball...

    Mark Dewdney Written by Mark Dewdney about 5 years ago 50 reads 1 comments

  13. The Ostrich Act: Not MY Hero

    I don't get mad when I hear about yet another athlete proved to have been on the juice. I don't feel like the sport is in jeopardy, or bemoan the loss of innocence...

    Mark Dewdney Written by Mark Dewdney about 5 years ago 52 reads 0 comments

  14. Traded Away: One Fan's All-Former Player Team

    Thanks to great articles like Todd Herrman's "Billy Beane's All-Trade Team", (http://bleacherreport.com/articles/225300-billy-beanes-all-trade-team) I've now got the yen to do one of my own...

    Mark Dewdney Written by Mark Dewdney about 5 years ago 754 reads 15 comments

  15. COME ON, BLUE: The Baseball Gods Require Sacrifices, Coach

    "COME ON, BLUE" is a typical preface to unsolicited remarks to an umpire by a player, parent, fan or coach who feels they or their player have been wronged...

    Mark Dewdney Written by Mark Dewdney about 5 years ago 975 reads 3 comments

  16. Come on, Blue: What the @X$! Is an Infield Fly, Anyway?

    "COME ON, BLUE" is a typical preface to unsolicited remarks to an umpire by a player, parent, fan or coach who feels they or their player have been wronged...

    Mark Dewdney Written by Mark Dewdney about 5 years ago 86 reads 1 comments

  17. Roy Halladay Deal: One Less Horse But a Few More Colts

    As a former employee of the Blue Jays and "die-hard" (though I hate that term - it's overused), I'm a little possessive of my Blue Jays, both the players and the franchise itself, which I do not wish to see go the way of the Expo/Dodo...

    Mark Dewdney Written by Mark Dewdney about 5 years ago 199 reads 0 comments

  18. Rose But Not Jackson? Oh, Say It Ain't So, Mr Selig

    I believe in honesty; not just failing to lie, but actual honesty - actually going out and TELLING you what the GOSPEL truth is, whether it makes me look good or not, makes you happy or not, and damn the torpedoes and consequences...

    Mark Dewdney Written by Mark Dewdney about 5 years ago 96 reads 2 comments

  19. "COME ON, BLUE: TIE GOES TO THE RUNNER!" No, It Does Not.

    "COME ON, BLUE" is a typical preface to unsolicited remarks to an umpire by a player, parent, fan or coach who feels they or their player have been wronged...

    Mark Dewdney Written by Mark Dewdney about 5 years ago 4,804 reads 4 comments

  20. Levelling an Accusation: Toronto Fans Don't Really Care if They Win

    Mark Dewdney, Toronto Sports Fan Listen to me before you jump on the title, now. There is a big problem with the Toronto sports scene, and we all know it. Problem is, we just don't care...

    Mark Dewdney Written by Mark Dewdney about 5 years ago 325 reads 8 comments

  21. Northern Highlights: The Best (and Worst) Trades in Blue Jays History

    Rarely, if ever, is there a talent as big as Roy "Doc" Halladay on the block come the end of July. With Toronto Blue Jays' GM J.P...

    Mark Dewdney Written by Mark Dewdney about 5 years ago 106 reads 0 comments