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. JOHN OLERUD – third round, 1989 (79th overall) A pitcher and first baseman at Washington State University, “Johnny O” was named the 1988 Baseball America […]

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 now begun to immediately scroll down the page or go back to liking cat videos on Facebook, let me explain my criteria for this list. […]

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 about a team whose only serious winning stretch came when it was missing its most expensive players? How is it even possible to lose 9 […]

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 opportunities or by a relationship or by the chance to live close to an In’n’Out Burger, but I’m still amazed at how many folks show […]

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 no one other than the players seems to want to forget the Odor/Bautista punch-up, both of these underachieving teams need wins more than they need […]

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 Jays history with numbers 9, 8 and 7. 9. DAVE STIEB – 1983 – The fourth of six consecutive well above average seasons before wear […]

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 to 10. 12. RICKY ROMERO (2011) It looked like things were all coming together for the young lefty to embark on a great career in […]

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 finally break it with a ringing double off the wall to score a pair of runs?  A no-doubter three run home run? No. They broke […]