1. Two Interesing Dave Stieb Facts

    As I was doing research for an article (Best Jays pitcher - Dave Stieb or Roy Halladay? for those who are interested) I came across two interesting points. 1. Leading the American League in win shares every season from 1982 - 1985...

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  2. New Toronto Blue Jay Mike McCoy

    On November 9th the Toronto Blue Jays acquired infielder Mike McCoy off of waivers from the Colorado Rockies. He was subsequently added him to Jays 40 man roster. Mike McCoy is a journeyman, 28 year old former prospect...

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  3. Toronto Blue Jays in Arizona

    The Toronto Blue Jays have sent five prospects to this years Arizona Fall League (AFL). Three of the more intriguing players would have to be Adam Loewen, Brad Emaus and Robert Ray ...

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  4. Steven Strasburg To Debut Tonight In The Arizona Fall Leageu

    The Arizona Fall League , the number one off-season prospect league in professional baseball, kicked off their season earlier this week...

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  5. Under Reported 2009 Derek Jeter Stats

    I came across a few cool stats over at Derek Jeter's Legacy on Hub Pages. I decided to add in a few new statistics that are flying under the radar for the 2009 season. Derek is having his lowest K/BB ratio since 1999...

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  6. Randy Ruiz Continues to Produce

    Randy Ruiz, the Toronto Blue Jays late season callup, just continues to mash the ball at the MLB level. I wrote an article a few weeks back, showcasing his past experience in the minors...

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  7. Randy Ruiz Is Getting It Done

    The Toronto Blue Jays Randy Ruiz just keeps on producing. This season he smashed 25 HR in AAA PCL. In his first two MLB games of this season he's already hit two dingers, the latest vs the tough AJ Burnett...

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  8. Reds Or Jays? Who Wins The Rolen Deal?

    I'm on the fence as to who won the Scott Rolen Trade. I wrote an article about it today (past link) and after evaluating things it boils down to a few things. 1. Rolen has been great this year and justifies his large contract 2...

    matthias koster Written by matthias koster about over 5 years ago 56 reads 1 comments

  9. Chipper Jones' D Is Slipping

    As I was looking up some random stats for the Toronto Blue Jays this morning I came across Chipper Jones' fielding percentage. Let me tell you, it wasn’t pretty. I decided to check out some of his other metrics via fangraphs...

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  10. Philadelphia Phillies Have a Good Line (July 10th)

    This is a modified version of the following: Philadelphia Phillies (-170)">Bet the Philadelphia Phillies at -170 The Phillies enter tonight's game vs the Pittsburgh Pirates as -170 favorites (bet $170 to win $100)...

    matthias koster Written by matthias koster about over 5 years ago 27 reads 1 comments

  11. Trade Roy Halladay? If So, What Next?

    Rumors are swirling all over the place regarding the Jays dealing Doc Halladay. The front page of ESPN Baseball is a Roy Halladay watch zone, so I won’t go into rumors here. Instead, let’s look at some of the viable options going forward...

    matthias koster Written by matthias koster about over 5 years ago 36 reads 1 comments

  12. Chris Young, The Worst at Holding Runners in The MLB

    It may not be fair to pick on this ex-all-star. He's having a down season. Jumping on? Nah. This season twenty opponents have attempted to steal vs Chris Young. And all twenty were safe...

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  13. Scott Richmond May Benefit From Chavez

    Rod Barajas has been given the day off, could this be a good thing for Scott Richmond in tonight's start vs the Tampa Rays? This is just a minor stat with a small sample but Richmond has a 5...

    matthias koster Written by matthias koster about over 5 years ago 57 reads 1 comments