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Blue Jays Missed Opportunity With David Price

david priceEveryone is aware by now that the Toronto Blue Jays failed to even offer David Price a contract to remain a member of the team. President Mark Shapiro was clear on this when he told John Lott of the National Post when asked about bidding on Price,

“Not that aggressively,” he said, as one might have expected. “For me with David Price, it’s never a question of, ‘Do you want David Price?’ That’s silly. Of course, yes, we want David Price. It’s a question of how do you build a championship team within the parameters you’re given. It’s as simple as that.”

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Are the Blue Jays Contenders or Pretenders?

MLB: Toronto Blue Jays at Texas Rangers

Toronto Blue Jays’ T.V. play by play man, Buck Martinez, said yesterday on the broadcast that he hates it when fans say “‘The Jays are in first place, however…’, there is no however, the team is in first place and that’s all there is.”

While I should be happy that the Jays are indeed in first place, I too, am going to use the term “however” because … Continue reading→

Let’s Talk About the Rays

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Image courtesy of Tampa Bay Times.

Let’s talk about the Rays, baby
Let’s talk about you and me
Let’s talk about all the good things
And the bad things that may be
Let’s talk about the Rays
Let’s talk about the Rays
Let’s talk about the Rays
Let’s talk about the Rays

Did you catch the tune from Salt ‘N Pepa?

So, the Rays then. After having lost the ALDS in October, and fearing David Price may have pitched his last game for the team, the Rays found themselves at a crossroads prepared to retool their roster by trading away their star player.

All of that hasn’t come to fruition yet. In fact, it appears…Continue reading→

5 Blockbuster Deals That Could Happen This Off-Season

GiancarloStantonThe following list of players is one that sits currently in “what if” land as the players’ respective teams are saying “hands off” to three of these names, those being Giancarlo Stanton, Jose Bautista and Chris Sale. I believe it’s important to keep in mind that this tactic could simply be a ploy to let other teams know that it will take quite a package to pry these stars away. The chances of the other two names, those being Matt Kemp and David Price, I think offer a little more than just possibilities of actually transpiring. While I wouldn’t say it’s a foregone conclusion that these deals will happen, it’s fun to think of the scenarios where two teams can come together…Continue reading→