A recent review of the Blue Jays’ stats from 1993 not only reminded me, but reinforced just how ridiculous the performance of ohn Olerud was that year. It’s been fun to re-live the glory days of Blue Jays past lately while re-watching some of the games from the 90’s. I may have been a kid […] Blue Jays: John Olerud’s 1993 season was insane - Jays Journal - Jays Journal - A … [Read more...] about Blue Jays: John Olerud’s 1993 season was insane
With the season on hold due to the COVID-19 pandemic, I’m doing a game by game simulation based on the Blue Jays schedule, and using the online version of Statis Pro. For those of you that follow Mike Wilner on Twitter, it’s very similar to what he’s doing, just that we’re using different games to […] Toronto Blue Jays series simulation: Blue Jays @ Yankees - Jays Journal - … [Read more...] about Toronto Blue Jays series simulation: Blue Jays @ Yankees
Photo by PETER MUHLY/AFP via Getty Images 25 Years Ago Today. The Blue Jays traded to bring David Cone back into the fold. We picked up Cone for the playoff run in 1992. On August 27, 1992, we traded Jeff Kent and Ryan Thompson to the Mets for the stretch run. It worked out well, we won the World Series. But back to this trade. In 1994 the season ended early because of a … [Read more...] about Today in Blue Jays history: Jays trade for David Cone
Marc-Antoine Pépin, latest in a long line of Toronto Maple Giraffes | Photo by Mark Blinch/NHLI via Getty Images We have nothing but time ahead of the next draft, why not fall hopelessly in love with long-shot prospects? Earlier today I read an interesting article in The Athletic about Ryan Hardy. No, not the fictional Ryan Hardy from The Following played by Kevin Bacon, I … [Read more...] about 2020 NHL Draft: 15 interesting players who went undrafted last year
Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images Imagine each Raptors postseason appearance was a movie. Think of the narrative, the outcome — and the villain. Now, which one is your best picture award winner? Quarantine Rankings Season rolls on! If you’ve ever asked yourself, “If you had to make a movie out of a Raptors postseason, which one would have the highest Rotten Tomatoes … [Read more...] about If each Raptors playoff run was a movie, what kind of movie would it be? – Part I
The Montreal Expos were poised for greatness in 1994 when a work stoppage shattered their World Series aspirations, however, could have the Expos contingent competed with the 1993 Toronto Blue Jays? The Toronto Blue Jays defended their World Series title in 1993 by defeating the Philadelphia Phillies on the heels of an epic home run […] Who Would Have Won Between the 1993 Blue … [Read more...] about Who Would Have Won Between the 1993 Blue Jays or 1994 Expos?
Mark Shapiro, the President and CEO of the Blue Jays, is only under contract until the end of the 2020 season. What happens now for him in Toronto? There will be a lot of complicated variables for MLB executives to navigate over the coming weeks and even months, and I imagine things will be very […] Blue Jays: What happens now with Mark Shapiro’s contract? - Jays Journal - Jays … [Read more...] about Blue Jays: What happens now with Mark Shapiro’s contract?
The Toronto Maple Leafs have seen many great players over the years. From Doug Gilmour, to Daryl Sittler to Dave Keon, there are many candidates for the Title of Best Toronto Maple Leafs Player of All-Time. On the current roster, Auston Matthews is by far the best player, and it’s career that in a couple […] The Greatest Player and Captain In Toronto Maple Leafs History - … [Read more...] about The Greatest Player and Captain In Toronto Maple Leafs History