Another go around?

September 18, 2008

I guess we can take it for what it’s worth, but Richard Griffin seems to think that JP will be keeping his job for the time being. Griffin states that with the coming announcement that Cito Gaston will be signing an extension, it’s an indication that JP will also return. He feels this way because field managers are normally introduced by general managers, and this announcement is coming during the season, as opposed to after. Read more

All quiet

September 15, 2008


…and then there was nothing. 

The Blue Jays blogosphere, so vibrant you could almost hear the humming just 3 days ago, has gone mostly  dormant. On Friday the comments sections, messageboards, and blogs were filled with optimism, “what-ifs” and “stranger things have happeneds.” Now…emptiness. Read more

Live and Let Live

September 5, 2008

There’s been hand-wringing around Toronto for years now, at least among us baseball types, about the “atmosphere”, or lack thereof, at the Skygers Dome. Where’s the passion? Where’s the cheering? Why do we do the wave? What’s with all these idiots leaving a 2-run game in the 9th? Why are Read more


September 2, 2008

So I was all prepared to put up a post today marveling at the fact that lately I’ve found myself, despite logic and reason, defending JP Ricciardi. “Travis Snider being called up is not a move to save his job”, I was going to say. “How would it? It will not stunt the kid’s progress(’rushing’ is a myth) and will have little to no bearing on what the Jays do in the offseason and in 2009. Read more

Report: Stairs DFA’d and Travis Snider is on his way

August 29, 2008

The National Post is reporting that Matt Stairs has been designated for assignment following tonight’s game in order to clear the way for his trade to a contender. The trade is expected to happen within the next 48 hours.

With Stairs gone a whole will open up on the roster for the most hyped hitting prospect Toronto has had in years, Travis Snider. Snider a first round pick in 2006 started the season in Single A Dunedin and has risen all the way to AAA Syracuse.