1. Toronto Blue Jays: Moves the Jays Still Need to Make

    What a week to be a Blue Jays fan. With one trade and one signing, the shackles of "payroll parameters" disappeared and work began on the statue of Alex Anthopoulos outside Rogers Centre in downtown Toronto...

    Tim Mackay Written by Tim Mackay about 2 years ago 6,228 reads 53 comments

  2. Toronto Blue Jays: Top Candidates to Be New Jays Manager

    So John Farrell is gone. The months of speculation have finally been resolved, and for Jays management, players and fans, this is good news...

    Tim Mackay Written by Tim Mackay about 2 years ago 7,781 reads 12 comments

  3. Detroit Tigers vs. Oakland Athletics: 5 Biggest Matchups in Game 1 of ALDS

    Game 1 of the ALDS kicks off Saturday at 6:00 p.m. ET and there are interesting storylines surrounding both the Detroit Tigers and Oakland Athletics heading into the playoffs...

    Tim Mackay Written by Tim Mackay about 2 years ago 843 reads 0 comments

  4. Toronto Blue Jays: Why Jose Bautista Will Come Back Better Than Ever in 2013

    It's that time of year, again. No, I'm not talking about exciting fall baseball (although it will be great to see some dramatic meaningful games get started), but rather the time ...

    Tim Mackay Written by Tim Mackay about 2 years ago 2,468 reads 3 comments

  5. Toronto Blue Jays: 5 Steps to Make an Oriole-Like Leap in 2013

    Jays fans, how much do you hate the Baltimore Orioles ? There is no major sports team that frustrates Jays fans more than the Orioles right now...

    Tim Mackay Written by Tim Mackay about 2 years ago 1,842 reads 9 comments

  6. Toronto Blue Jays: Is Zack Greinke a Perfect Free Agent Fit in Toronto?

    It's always important to stay grounded. Especially when you're an MLB franchise that historically has had problems attracting big-name free agents...

    Tim Mackay Written by Tim Mackay about over 2 years ago 2,132 reads 21 comments

  7. Toronto Blue Jays: 3 Contingencies If Jose Bautista's Injuries Continue in 2013

    2012 has been a frustrating time to be a Blue Jays fan. From a slew of injuries to important members of the pitching staff, to the unexpected turn in Ricky Romero's play, to watching ...

    Tim Mackay Written by Tim Mackay about over 2 years ago 1,685 reads 5 comments

  8. Toronto Blue Jays: Odds of Injured Players Returning to Form in 2013

    2012 has been the year of the injury for the Toronto Blue Jays . It started slowly enough with Dustin McGowan's setback in spring training and newly-acquired closer Sergio Santos' shoulder surgery...

    Tim Mackay Written by Tim Mackay about over 2 years ago 1,376 reads 7 comments

  9. Toronto Blue Jays: Will They Make a Big Run at Signing Josh Hamilton?

    Is it time for the Toronto Blue Jays to make their big move? Is it possible that Jays management is finally ready to make some headlines and sign the biggest free agent in recent ...

    Tim Mackay Written by Tim Mackay about over 2 years ago 3,143 reads 17 comments

  10. Toronto Blue Jays: 5 Call-Ups to Watch in September

    September is an exciting time in the baseball season. For many organizations, every game in September is hugely important as teams battle for limited playoff spots...

    Tim Mackay Written by Tim Mackay about over 2 years ago 3,443 reads 7 comments

  11. Toronto Blue Jays: Why Ricky Romero Has Gone from Ace to Bust

    2012 has truly been a tale of two seasons for Ricky Romero . After the first two months of the season, Romero, while not looking overly spectacular was at least getting the job done...

    Tim Mackay Written by Tim Mackay about over 2 years ago 2,442 reads 17 comments

  12. Toronto Blue Jays: Bold Predictions for Anthony Gose's Career

    There is always a bright side to any situation. When Jose Bautista went down against the Baltimore Orioles a few weeks ago, Jays fans everywhere boiled-over in frustration...

    Tim Mackay Written by Tim Mackay about over 2 years ago 5,245 reads 43 comments

  13. Toronto Blue Jays: 5 Elements Missing in Becoming the Next "Rays" of the AL East

    For Blue Jays fans, there is no other franchise that is more frustrating than the Tampa Bay Rays . While the Jays spent the past decade fielding very respectable and competitive ...

    Tim Mackay Written by Tim Mackay about over 2 years ago 2,178 reads 20 comments

  14. Toronto Blue Jays 2012: The Most Unlucky Team in Sports?

    Are the 2012 Toronto Blue Jays the most unlucky team in sports this year? Stuck in a division with two teams sporting triple-digit payrolls and merchandising revenues larger than the GDP of a small country, the Jays just might be...

    Tim Mackay Written by Tim Mackay about over 2 years ago 3,263 reads 5 comments

  15. Toronto Blue Jays: Why the Next 2 Weeks Will Determine the 2012 Season

    The Toronto Blue Jays are at a crossroads in their identity as a team. Usually, defining moments don't occur right before the All-Star Game, but in the case of the 2012 Jays, ...

    Tim Mackay Written by Tim Mackay about over 2 years ago 1,840 reads 13 comments

  16. Toronto Blue Jays: 5 Players That Need to Step Up to Contend for the AL East

    With Brandon Morrow and Kyle Drabek both injured, the Toronto Blue Jays need a drastic change in order to contend for a playoff spot in 2012. A common benchmark for judging baseball teams is looking at their trends after 60 games...

    Tim Mackay Written by Tim Mackay about over 2 years ago 2,188 reads 7 comments

  17. Toronto Blue Jays Trade Scenarios: Sluggers the Jays Should Target

    The Toronto Blue Jays need to make a trade. Whether or not they should make the trade today, tomorrow or 12 months from now is the million dollar question. Either way, the team has several significant needs in their lineup...

    Tim Mackay Written by Tim Mackay about over 2 years ago 4,455 reads 12 comments

  18. All-Time Toronto Blue Jays Lineup

    If you could pick the best player from every position in Jays history, what would your lineup look like? It's always fun to do some research and fantasize about having Roberto Alomar and Carlos Delgado playing behind Dave Stieb and Pat Hentgen...

    Tim Mackay Written by Tim Mackay about over 2 years ago 5,500 reads 8 comments

  19. Toronto Blue Jays: Why J.P. Arencibia Is the Catcher of the Future

    J.P. Arencibia is the Rodney Dangerfield of the Toronto Blue Jays . He don't get no respect. Lately, it seems like popular opinion that Travis D'Arnaud is clearly the Jays' catcher of the future...

    Tim Mackay Written by Tim Mackay about over 2 years ago 2,856 reads 25 comments

  20. Ranking Roy Halladay, John Olerud and Blue Jays' Greatest Homegrown Prospects

    Since 1977, the Toronto Blue Jays have been an organization known for putting a large emphasis on drafting and development...

    Tim Mackay Written by Tim Mackay about over 2 years ago 2,533 reads 11 comments

  21. MLB: Brandon Morrow Is Officially the Toronto Blue Jays' Ace

    Ever since Roy Halladay left Toronto, Blue Jays fans have been waiting for someone to become a dominant starter who can lead them into the postseason. For a while, it looked like Ricky Romero was that starting pitcher...

    Tim Mackay Written by Tim Mackay about over 2 years ago 1,468 reads 5 comments

  22. AL East Predictions: Why the Toronto Blue Jays Can Catch the Tampa Bay Rays

    If the 2012 MLB season ended today, the Toronto Blue Jays would qualify for the playoffs for the first time since 1993...

    Tim Mackay Written by Tim Mackay about over 2 years ago 2,080 reads 12 comments

  23. Toronto Blue Jays: Could Edwin Encarnacion Be the Next Jose Bautista?

    If someone told you that the Blue Jays would have a converted third-baseman close to the lead in all major offensive categories after a month in 2012, who would you guess? Jose Bautista, right? Well you would be wrong, it's Edwin Encarnacion ...

    Tim Mackay Written by Tim Mackay about over 2 years ago 1,661 reads 1 comments

  24. Brett Lawrie: Why the Toronto Blue Jays' 3B Is on the Verge of a Big Breakout

    Let's be honest. Brett Lawrie was over-hyped this spring. Many Jays fans—and legitimate baseball people for that matter—were describing Lawrie as the next big superstar in the MLB ...

    Tim Mackay Written by Tim Mackay about over 2 years ago 1,134 reads 9 comments

  25. Toronto Blue Jays: David Wright and Other Sluggers the Team Should Target

    With the Toronto Blue Jays scoring a total three runs in three straight losses to the Baltimore Orioles this week, talk of acquiring some offensive help has begun...

    Tim Mackay Written by Tim Mackay about over 2 years ago 2,251 reads 11 comments