Pannone’s recent struggles evidenced in Blue Jays’ loss to Mariners

TORONTO – The challenge for starting pitchers is not only turning over a lineup multiple times per game but also taking the ball every five days throughout a long and physically demanding season. By using openers more liberally, the Blue Jays can shield their pitchers from the challenge of facing opposing hitters three times, but […]

Guerrero Jr. wants to be safe and cautious with knee discomfort

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Blue Jays take advantage of gift pitching in win over Mariners

TORONTO – Check out this swing by Vladimir Guerrero Jr. Crazy, right? Just look at the way he takes this sweeping changeup from Wade LeBlanc and essentially golfs it 397 feet over the wall in left field. “That reminded me of his dad,” said manager Charlie Montoyo. “Not many people can do that.” “I knew […]

Injury to Juuso Valimaki changes Flames’ plans for T.J. Brodie

Turns out Nazem Kadri may have done the Calgary Flames a massive favour. Instead of being booed Nov. 19 when Kadri makes his return to Calgary, a city he recently rejected a trade to, the former Toronto Maple Leafs centre should perhaps be thanked by Calgary faithful. After all, had he rubber stamped last month’s […]

Sid’s Rant: Teeing off on Rougned Odor after home run strut

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How Blue Jays and Freddy Galvis both win by parting ways

TORONTO – Through a hyper-local lens, the Toronto Blue Jays’ parting with Freddy Galvis is relatively straightforward. For a team focused on 2020 and beyond, opening up more defensive innings and extra at-bats for young players over the remainder of the season makes total sense. So, too, does giving a highly respected veteran like the […]