1. Stock Up, Stock Down for Blue Jays' Top 10 Prospects for Week of April 29

    Alex Anthopoulos spent the first three years as general manager of the Toronto Blue Jays stocking up on minor league talent...

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  2. Where the Toronto Blue Jays Went Horribly Wrong Trying to Compete in AL East

    It’s hard to argue with Alex Anthopoulos ’ thought process when he completely overhauled the Toronto Blue Jays ' lineup this past offseason...

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  3. Toronto Blue Jays: 5 Flaws Already Being Exposed

    Nobody expected the 2013 Toronto Blue Jays to be perfect. But compared to the teams the Blue Jays have fielded recently, they were close enough as far as fans were concerned...

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  4. 5 Reasons the AL East Isn't as Stacked as Usual in 2013

    In years past, the American League East has been the toast of Major League Baseball. Save for some dismal seasons by the Toronto Blue Jays and Baltimore Orioles in the 2000s, the AL East has been the best division for much of the past 10 years...

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  5. 4 Toronto Blue Jays Players' Hottest Starts That Will Continue This Season

    You may have looked at the headline and thought, "Well, this should be interesting." And given the Toronto Blue Jays ' less-than-stellar 3-5 start, I would not blame you for thinking that...

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  6. Grading Jose Reyes, Josh Johnson, R.A. Dickey on First Week as Blue Jays

    It was not exactly the start the Toronto Blue Jays were hoping for, but the first week of the regular season is in the books. Jose Reyes, Josh Johnson and R.A...

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  7. Blue Jays Biggest Winners and Losers of Spring Training

    Spring training breeds battles. Sometimes it is as simple as battling the wind on a gusty Florida day, and sometimes they are good old-fashioned position battles. But no matter what, there will always be winners and losers...

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  8. Blue Jays Play Huge Role in Dominican Republic Triumph

    The Dominican Republic baseball team won all eight games they played across 13 days en route to their World Baseball Classic championship...

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  9. Grading Team USA's R.A. Dickey at the 2013 World Baseball Classic

    When R.A. Dickey got the start in game one of the World Baseball Classic, Toronto Blue Jays and USA baseball fans immediately swooned...

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  10. Latest Predictions for the Winner of Each Key Blue Jays Position Battle

    Position battles are quite the tricky situation for MLB clubs during spring training. In a true position battle, no one is ever really sure how the situation will resolve itself...

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  11. Complete Toronto Blue Jays 2013 Season Preview

    Optimism is running rampant on the streets of Toronto, and rightly so. The excitement is due almost entirely to the offseason moves made by the Blue Jays...

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  12. Bold Predictions for Blue Jays Offseason Additions

    Time to dust off the old crystal ball! With spring training getting underway this week, there is plenty to look forward to and even more to predict...

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  13. What Blue Jays Fans Have to Look Forward to Most in Spring Training

    Feel free to take a minute to pull out your calendar, because February 12 th is the first date in a long line of exciting moments for the Toronto Blue Jays this year...

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  14. Toronto Blue Jays: 5 Players Who Won't Be Happy with Their 2013 Role

    The Toronto Blue Jays made a series of transactions this offseason that completely reshaped their starting lineup. With all the new faces arriving in Toronto, there will surely be a few players extremely excited to start the season with a new team...

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  15. Predicting 2013 Stats for Every Toronto Blue Jays Relief Pitcher

    Although the Toronto Blue Jays made drastic changes to their pitching staff this offseason, the 2013 edition of their bullpen will have some familiar faces...

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  16. Why 2013 Will Finally Be Jose Bautista's MVP Season

    In 1987, George Bell hit 47 home runs and smacked 134 RBI en route to the American League MVP Award. To this day, he is the only Toronto Blue Jay to accomplish the feat. 26 years is a long time for a franchise...

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  17. Which 2012 Blue Jays Player Benefits Most from the Winter Acquisitions?

    Physicals were passed and ZIP codes, area codes and job titles were changed all over the Toronto Blue Jays organization this offseason...

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  18. Toronto Blue Jays: Who Will Emerge as the Second Baseman?

    It’s been a long time since Roberto Alomar manned second base for the Toronto Blue Jays , and boy do they miss him. What was once a point of strength and consistency for the ballclub has become a revolving cast of players...

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  19. R.A. Dickey: The Most Interesting Man in the World

    When news of the R.A. Dickey trade broke, I was not too sure how I felt about it. Flashes of Dickey being a one-year wonder and the parting of Travis D’Arnaud and Noah Syndergaard clouded my judgment...

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  20. Who Should Close for the Toronto Blue Jays If Casey Janssen Can't Stay Healthy?

    After the Toronto Blue Jays revamped their lineup this offseason, everyone and their dog has tried their hand at a lineup prediction...

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  21. Toronto Blue Jays: How Well Did Alex Anthopoulos Do at the Winter Meetings?

    After the whirlwind of activity surrounding the Toronto Blue Jays last month, December has started out a little quieter...

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  22. 5 Free Agents the Toronto Blue Jays Should Avoid at All Costs

    With all the acquisitions the Toronto Blue Jays have made this offseason, there is enough optimism amongst fans to keep them occupied until the season kicks off in April...

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  23. Predicting 2013 Stats for Every Toronto Blue Jays' Starting Pitcher

    The Toronto Blue Jays made headlines last week when General Manager Alex Anthopoulos traded for starting pitchers Mark Buehrle and Josh Johnson...

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  24. Blue Jays-Marlins Blockbuster Has Huge Downside Too

    Everyone take a deep breath. In and out. Relax. The trade is practically done and based on the Twitter reaction Tuesday night, I’m going to assume you are a part of the majority ...

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  25. Blue Jays-Marlins Trade as Told by Twitter

    Every now and then, we as Twitter-ers are graced with a moment that makes Twitter explode with activity. I’m talking big time situations, where it does not matter who you follow, some sort of news will creep into your timeline about it...

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