1. Toronto Blue Jays Sign Omar Vizquel to a Minor-League Deal; Can He Help?

    Here is another one of those shrewd moves made by GM Alex Anthopoulos . AA and the Blue Jays signed the 11-time Gold Glove winner to a minor league contract late Monday night...

    Stephen Brown Written by Stephen Brown about over 2 years ago 586 reads 7 comments

  2. Toronto Blue Jays: 10 Important Home Games to Mark on Your Calendar

    Let's take a look at the Toronto Blue Jays ' regular season schedule and mark down some important dates in our calendar. This should be an excellent season for the Jays, which will make most games exciting and fun to watch...

    Stephen Brown Written by Stephen Brown about over 2 years ago 881 reads 6 comments

  3. Toronto Blue Jays, Lincecum, Hamels: How Arbitration Can Create a New Strategy

    The Toronto Blue Jays fanbase has been clamouring for it to spend the money that Paul Beeston promised. There have been shouts for Fielder and many hoped they would get Darvish, myself included ...

    Stephen Brown Written by Stephen Brown about over 2 years ago 1,880 reads 15 comments

  4. MLB Trade Rumors: Why Cole Hamels Would Be Perfect for the Toronto Blue Jays

    It is no surprise that the Toronto Blue Jays are looking to bolster their rotation. I spoke clearly about their need to do so here and here ...

    Stephen Brown Written by Stephen Brown about over 2 years ago 2,720 reads 8 comments

  5. Toronto Blue Jays: How Playing in the A.L East Affects Their Roster

    The Toronto Blue Jays have had the unfortunate opportunity of playing in the same division as the Boston Red Sox and New York Yankees . This has definitely spurned any possibilities of postseason play for quite some time...

    Stephen Brown Written by Stephen Brown about over 2 years ago 1,645 reads 18 comments

  6. Ottawa Senators: Does Erik Karlsson Have a Legit Shot at the Norris?

    Erik Karlsson has been taking the NHL by storm. At just 21 years of age, he has shown that he has all of the skills needed to be a top-tier defenceman in this league...

    Stephen Brown Written by Stephen Brown about over 2 years ago 1,100 reads 7 comments

  7. Toronto Blue Jays: With the Bullpen Reorganized, Fielder or a Starter Next?

    The Toronto Blue Jays have made a lot of small moves over the past week to bolster their bullpen after an abysmal season in 2011...

    Stephen Brown Written by Stephen Brown about over 2 years ago 3,690 reads 26 comments

  8. Toronto Raptors: Should They Go After a Small Forward Like Rudy Gay?

    With the current makeup of the Toronto Raptors coupled with what they have coming in tow (i.e. Jonas Valanciunas) they seem to be set at the 4 and 5. Moreover, they have two players competing for the lead point guard role in Bayless and Calderon...

    Stephen Brown Written by Stephen Brown about over 2 years ago 2,793 reads 13 comments

  9. Toronto Raptors Season Preview: What to Expect in Their First Week

    The Toronto Raptors start off the season with a decent first week. Many basketball fans in Toronto are excited for the return of basketball. The first three games of the season could possibly net the Raptors a 2-1 record...

    Stephen Brown Written by Stephen Brown about over 2 years ago 948 reads 5 comments

  10. Winnipeg Jets: Why Pavelec's Comments Really Hit Home

    Following a shootout loss to the Islanders , Winnipeg Jets goalie Ondrej Pavelec called out his teammates in a postgame press conference. He was unhappy with the play of his team, especially in the offensive zone...

    Stephen Brown Written by Stephen Brown about over 2 years ago 399 reads 0 comments

  11. Toronto Raptors: What We Learned from Their First 2 Preseason Games

    The Toronto Raptors had a tough task in their first two preseason games as they were both against the Boston Celtics ...

    Stephen Brown Written by Stephen Brown about over 2 years ago 377 reads 0 comments

  12. Winnipeg Jets: Can Evander Kane Notch 75 Points This Season?

    Left-winger Evander Kane is one of the young upcoming stars in this league. At only 20 years of age, he has an impressively bright future ahead of him for the Winnipeg Jets . The Vancouver native this season has 25 points in 32 games...

    Stephen Brown Written by Stephen Brown about over 2 years ago 389 reads 2 comments

  13. Toronto Raptors: What We Learned from Their First 2 Preseason Games

    The Toronto Raptors had a tough task in their first two preseason games as they were both against the Boston Celtics ...

    Stephen Brown Written by Stephen Brown about over 2 years ago 391 reads 1 comments

  14. NBA Season Preview: What to Watch for from the Toronto Raptors

    The Toronto Raptors are quite an interesting team, especially during the 2011-2012 season. Many predict that the Raptors will be a bottom feeding team that will not even have a chance of smelling the playoffs this season...

    Stephen Brown Written by Stephen Brown about over 2 years ago 878 reads 5 comments

  15. Winnipeg Jets: Tough 3-Game Stretch Before Christmas

    The Winnipeg Jets are having an excellent month of December, that being said, they start a tough three-game home stretch before Christmas. It must be nice for the team to be home from now until Christmas...

    Stephen Brown Written by Stephen Brown about over 2 years ago 164 reads 3 comments

  16. Winnipeg Jets: What the Return of Teemu Selanne Meant for the City

    On December 17, 2011, Teemu Selanne returned to Winnipeg. Teemu was always a fan favourite during his many years with the Jets. It was an emotional return for the sniper who has not played in Winnipeg since February 4, 1996...

    Stephen Brown Written by Stephen Brown about over 2 years ago 578 reads 2 comments

  17. Reasons for the Winnipeg Jets' December Domination

    The Winnipeg Jets have a 6-2 record this month and have been climbing up the standings. They are currently only one point back of the Toronto Maple Leafs and Buffalo Sabres who are tied for the eighth and final playoff spot in the East...

    Stephen Brown Written by Stephen Brown about over 2 years ago 334 reads 1 comments

  18. Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Buffalo Sabres: The Return of Tim Connolly

    Tim Connolly of the Toronto Maple Leafs will be facing his former team for the first time tonight. Connolly played eight seasons with the Sabres before signing a two-year deal with the Leafs as an unrestricted free-agent...

    Stephen Brown Written by Stephen Brown about over 2 years ago 297 reads 0 comments

  19. NHL Trade Rumors: Should the Ottawa Senators Be Thinking of Moving Jason Spezza?

    Jason Spezza is having a solid season in 2011-2012. He has 32 points in 32 games and has been one of the top vote-getters in the All-Star game. Being in the top 10 in the NHL in scoring is a solid feat...

    Stephen Brown Written by Stephen Brown about over 2 years ago 79 reads 0 comments

  20. Blue Jays Interested in Carlos Beltran: Why All the Interest in Outfielders?

    This comes as a small shock, but why is Alex Anthopoulos and the Toronto Blue Jays interested in the services of Carlos Beltran ? He has lost all of his ability on the base paths that made him quite the threat...

    Stephen Brown Written by Stephen Brown about over 2 years ago 2,633 reads 5 comments

  21. Toronto Blue Jays Posting Process: The Yu Darvish Decision

    Today is the day that we find out which team made the highest bid for Yu Darvish’s (henceforth to be called the Yu) rights. Teams have until 5:00 p.m. today to make a posting bid for the Japanese phenom...

    Stephen Brown Written by Stephen Brown about over 2 years ago 3,373 reads 5 comments

  22. Update on the Ottawa Senators Pre-Christmas Schedule

    As I mentioned in my earlier piece, I believe that this stretch of games before the Christmas break will be a defining moment in the Ottawa Senators ' season...

    Stephen Brown Written by Stephen Brown about over 2 years ago 234 reads 0 comments

  23. Ottawa Senators: Nikita Filatov to Finish Season in KHL

    Ottawa Senators forward Nikita Filatov is going to Russia to finish the season with CSKA Moscow in the Kontinental Hockey League...

    Stephen Brown Written by Stephen Brown about over 2 years ago 315 reads 0 comments

  24. Blue Jays Acquire Ben Francisco from the Phillies for LHP Frank Gailey

    Alex Anthopoulos was busy again at the end of the Winter Meetings by making a trade for another outfielder in Ben Francisco , according to The Associated Press (h/t ESPN). Francisco was acquired by the Phils along with Cliff Lee in July 2009...

    Stephen Brown Written by Stephen Brown about over 2 years ago 1,469 reads 4 comments

  25. Winter Meetings Wrap-Up: Jays Still Have a Chance at Prince?

    The Toronto Blue Jays are still a big player in the Prince Fielder sweepstakes. Although the Winter Meetings have come and gone, Prince is the biggest free agent still available...

    Stephen Brown Written by Stephen Brown about over 2 years ago 1,427 reads 1 comments