By: Dan Grant (Mark Shapiro steps to the podium. A hush falls over the crowded press conference.) Hello everyone. Thanks for coming. Let’s not sugarcoat anything. Days like this are […]
Yes, there are holes in the roster right now, but they’re quite fixable. And even though the 2017 version might look quite a bit different than last years team, that’s not necessarily a bad thing. There have been some growing pains, but your 2017 Toronto Blue Jays aren’t headed for the dumpster.
With the news that the Blue Jays have made some relatively major front office changes this past week, firing amateur scouting director Brian Parker, national crosschecker Blake Davis and minor league field co-ordinator Doug Davis, the Mark Shapiro/Ross Atkins imprint on the Toronto organization is becoming more and more visible. Not that it wasn’t already, despite what many fans seem to believe.
Last Thursday was the night of the latest Pitch Talks event, held in Toronto at the Phoenix Concert Theatre. It was a star-studded affair (for baseball nerds) headlined by none other than the Toronto Blue Jays team president, Mark Shapiro. Here is a recap of the night.
Here are four reasons to explain how the Blue Jays won the Revere-Stroren trade. It’s all true.
This years loaded free agent crop, coupled with a larger-than-normal group of high payroll teams looking to re-tool, has made this one of the most active off-seasons in recent memory…There are no shortage of relievers still on the free agent and trade markets, though as we’ve said, Toronto isn’t exactly swimming in the deep end of the pool in this regard. Let’s take a look at some options being mused on by fans and media, and then see if we can pinpoint any targets.