15
JUN
2016

Height Doesn’t Measure Heart, But it Does Measure…

  Marcus Stroman isn’t very tall. That’s a fact. Marcus Stroman doesn’t let his lack of height impede his competitive desire. Also a fact. Marcus Stroman can throw sinkers just as good as any tall guy in the game… False. Height doesn’t measure...
31
MAY
2016

In Defense of Matt Harvey

Matt Harvey doesn’t get a lot of sympathies these days. Can’t say I don’t understand why. If you want to be the self-proclaimed superhero of a town like New York, you’re essentially setting the bar so high it requires perfection to reach, and...
03
DEC
2015

A True Patriot

  I now work as the Director of Media Relations at a company called Patriot Software. We do payroll and accounting in the cloud. We focus on helping small business owners, and we provide stellar service for a very inexpensive price…………. Yeah, I know… It’s the not so epic...
28
SEP
2015

Choke Slamming Papelbon, Harper, and the System.

In baseball, nothing says your season is over like a closer strangling his MVP teammate, mid-game, on national television. There are other ways to signal irrelevance, of course, but Jonathan Papelbon taking Bryce Harper by his throat and slamming him into the concrete of the...
18
SEP
2015

Estrada and My SportsCentre TSN Debut

Is Marco Estrada tiring out? Nope. For the record, I said nope before he rambled out to the mound in Atlanta and shut down the Atlanta Braves for 8 strong innings. There are three big things one looks for when someone is supposedly tiring out. The first is Mechanical. That is to...
11
SEP
2015

7 Things That Keep Marcus Stroman’s Return in Perspective

  I’m a contrarian, as such, I tend to look at where the popular opinion—any popular opinion— is taking a narrative and say, yeah, but. Thus, despite all the feel-good vibes flowing from the gushing geyser that is the Marcus Stroman’s Return story, I need to do a yeah,...
08
SEP
2015

Stroman VS. Buehrle & Tulo VS. Martin

  (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Nathan Denette)   Here are six things Jays fans should be coming to terms with before the Jays head to New York. 1) The Jays don’t need Marcus Stroman to win. They haven’t needed him all season and they don’t need him to stay competitive...
02
SEP
2015

How Goins Goes

  Last night Ryan Goins played team hero, socking a game winning home run deeeeep ta rrrrriiiight, putting his Jays over the Tribe, 5-3. Good for him, it’s alway since to see power in unexpected places. When a team is rolling along we often focus in on the players that...
01
SEP
2015

The Rogers Centre Sucks and Price is Leaving.

Paul Beeston is out and Mark Shapiro is in. Lets take a look at what that means for the Jays. First, for the players in the locker room right now, this news doesn’t mean much. Even if it could mean something, Shapiro and the Blue Jays Org will downplay or table it so it does not...
31
AUG
2015

Injury and Bad Communication: The Tolleson Effect.

Getting injured in professional baseball can be hell. Frankly speaking, getting injured in any walk of life can be hell, with the specific circle of hell you’ll occupy tightly correlated to the severity of your injury. However, for simplicity sake, lets keep this conversation...