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05 July 2017

Artificial Turf Blues Game 81: The End of the Biagini Era

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GAME 81 15-1 Loss vs. Boston Season Record 37-44 Well, I believe we’ve reached the end of the Joe Biagini era as far as his being a member of the …

02 July 2017

Artificial Turf Blues Game 80: Canada Day

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GAME 80 7-1 Loss vs. Boston Season Record: 37-43 I was going to begin my list of the 10 worst draft picks in Blue Jays history today, but I think …

01 July 2017

Artificial Turf Blues Game 79: The One That Got Away

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GAME 79 7-4 Loss vs. Boston Season Record: 37-42 Before discussing the depressing inevitability of tonight’s game’s outcome, we’ll focus on the pleasant improbability of late round draft picks who …

01 July 2017

Artificial Turf Blues Game 78: Just Can’t Happen

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GAME 78 4-0 Win vs. Baltimore Season Record: 37-40 We continue out list of the Top Ten draft pics in Blue Jays history tonight with numbers 7 through 5. 7. …

29 June 2017

Artificial Turf Blues Games 76 & 77: A Pleasant Cover-Up

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GAME 76 3-1 Loss vs. Baltimore Season Record: 36-40 Tonight begins my list of the best draft picks in Toronto Blue Jays history. For the four of you who haven’t …

28 June 2017

Artificial Turf Blues Games 72-75: Shades of 2015

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GAME 72 11-4 Loss at Texas Season Record: 35-37 What can you say about a team that consistently loses games when they are favoured to win? What do you write …

22 June 2017

Artificial Turf Blues Game 71: Lineup Shakeup

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GAME 71 7-5 Win at Texas Season Record: 35-36 While I realize that many Canadians live and work throughout the United States, summoned south of the 49th parallel by work …

21 June 2017

Artificial Turf Blues Games 69 & 70: 0 for 8

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GAME 69 7-6 Win at Texas Season Record: 34-35 Going to play a four game series in Texas feels less charged than it did last year. Despite the fact that …

19 June 2017

Artificial Turf Blues Games 64-68: That Elusive .500

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GAME 64 8-1 Loss vs. Tampa Season Record: 31-33 Before begrudgingly discussing tonight’s fairly troubling outcome, we continue our list of the best seasons by starting pitchers in Toronto Blue …

12 June 2017

Artificial Turf Blues Game 63: 99 Games Left

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GAME 63 4-0 Win at Seattle Season Record: 31-32 Firstly, our continuing countdown of the finest seasons by starting pitchers in Blue Jays history. Today we’ll look at numbers 12 …

10 June 2017

Artificial Turf Blues Games 59-61: Tough Love

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GAME 59 4-1 Loss at Oakland Season Record: 28-31 After enduring a humiliating, franchise record streak of 34 consecutive hitless at-bats with runners in scoring position, did the Blue Jays …

07 June 2017

Artificial Turf Blues Games 56-58: Reliever Rankings

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GAME 56 7-0 Loss vs. NYYankees Season Record: 27-29 As a complement to last month’s completely ramshackle list of the Top 25 offensive seasons in Blue Jays history, today I …

04 June 2017

Artificial Turf Blues Games 52-55: That’s so Jays

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GAME 52 6-4 Win vs. Cincinnati Season Record 25-27 The Toronto Blue Jays are finding their feet. They are starting to play like the team that I expected them to …

29 May 2017

Artificial Turf Blues Game 50: Yard Marker

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GAME 50 3-1 Loss vs. Texas Season Record 23-27 The 50th game of the season is often used as an arbitrary yard marker for teams, a spot on the schedule …