Blue Jays Pitchers & the New Outfield Dimensions

Source: Jays From The Couch
Date: 2023-01-26

Much has been made of the Blue Jays’ renovations impacting hitters, but how will the hometown pitchers handle the walls?   The Toronto Blue Jays are doing some pretty big things in their outfield. More specifically, they’re improving the fan experience by redesigning the spaces just beyond the walls. In doing so, they’re making some interesting changes to the walls themselves, changes that could see more home runs. Blue Jays Nation highlighted some hometown hitters that could

Blue Jays roster projection 2.0: How things look with spring training approaching

Source: The Athletic
Date: 2023-01-26

Updated projections will come as spring training unfolds and roster spots come into focus.

Every team's projected top player for '23

Source: Blue Jays
Date: 2023-01-26

How two ex-Blue Jays got into the Hall of Fame with questionable cases

Source: CBC
Date: 2023-01-25

CBC Sports' daily newsletter explains the winding paths to the 2023 Baseball Hall of Fame class taken by former Toronto Blue Jays Scott Rolen and Fred McGriff.

Better know your Blue Jays 40-man: Kevin Gausman

Source: Bluebird Banter
Date: 2023-01-25

Photo by Mark Blinch/Getty ImagesKevin Gausman was our big free agent signing before the 2022 season. The Jays gave him a five-year, $110 million contract. And he earned his money. FanGraphs had him at a 5.7 WAR, making him worth $45.7 million to the team. Kevin turned 32 earlier this month and has three years left on his contract. Earlier in his career, he was one of those guys who was all potential but couldn’t seem to find consistency from start to start or year to year. But, since turning

Latest On Market For Left-Handed Relievers

Source: MLB Trade Rumors
Date: 2023-01-25

With less than three weeks to go until pitchers and catchers report to Spring Training, most of the top free agents have already signed with clubs for the upcoming season. One segment of the market that’s been strangely quiet, however, is left-handed relief. Andrew Chafin, Matt Moore and Zack Britton are some of the noteworthy southpaws still unattached, but Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic reports that the Rangers, Angels, Astros, Yankees, Red Sox, Blue Jays, Brewers, Cardinals, Cubs and Mets a

Why is Scott Rolen going into the Hall of Fame? | Instant Analysis

Source: Sportnet
Date: 2023-01-25

Kevin Michie & Shi Davidi discuss Scott Rolen being elected into the Baseball Hall of Fame, his impact on the Blue Jays postseason teams of 2015 & 2016 after his departure, plus the future prospects of other potential electees.

Scott Rolen’s short yet pivotal stay in Toronto marks chapter in Hall of Fame career

Source: Sportnet
Date: 2023-01-25

TORONTO – By the end of a highly successful 5½-year run with the St. Louis Cardinals, after he and manager Tony LaRussa had “decided to headbutt each other a little bit,” Scott Rolen felt like he needed a reset. A Jan. 14, 2008 trade to the Toronto Blue Jays gave him one and over 203 games during the 2008-09 seasons, Rolen started to re-establish himself after three injury-plagued years and eventually added a couple more all-star campaigns to a newly minted Hall of Fame career. “We we

Watch Top 100 Prospects countdown Thursday on MLB Network

Source: Blue Jays
Date: 2023-01-25

Gregor Chisholm: For surehanded Hall of Famer Scott Rolen, the Blue Jays were a stepping stone

Source: The Toronto Star
Date: 2023-01-25

Rolen was always considered a well-above-average third baseman, but not necessarily a Hall of Famer. But the numbers back up his case, and he’s in by a slim margin.

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