Tag Archives: Baseball

Where In The World Are The Toronto Blue Jays Playing?

The Major League Baseball season opens up on Thursday and the Toronto Blue Jays do not have a home. While the Canadian government allowed the team to hold summer camp in Toronto at Rogers Centre – while staying at the … Continue reading

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Return To Sports Fandom

Are sports an escape from the world, or is the world an escape from sports? Silly question, right? I have thought about this a lot over the last few days and I think my answer is the latter. I cannot … Continue reading

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Blue Jays at the Break

I realize that Major League Baseball is back in action after the All-Star break, so do whatever you need to do to make yourself believe this post happened last week and the Toronto Blue Jays are still on a break. … Continue reading

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A Fantasy League of Her Own

What if I told you that fantasy baseball wasn’t a fantasy? That the roster decisions you make and statistical outcomes you receive are very much real? What if I told you that frustration can be derived from something that is … Continue reading

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21 Years of Blue Jays Memories

I became a fan of the Toronto Blue Jays in 1998 at the age of seven. Since then, a lot of players have come and gone, but memories associated with most of them have remained lodged in the back of … Continue reading

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Major League Baseball Should Adopt A New Schedule

Major League Baseball should adopt a new, balanced schedule. There is no reason why – with a 162-game season – fans should be forced to see their favourite team play the four other teams in their division, a total of … Continue reading

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Game 1 of 162

I shouldn’t be so frustrated after one game, but I am. I don’t even know where to start. The Toronto Blue Jays lost the first game of the season to the New York Yankees, by a score of 6-1. It … Continue reading

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A Letter To Becky

Dear Becky, I’m tempted to make this letter all about baseball because I know you wouldn’t object to that, but I won’t. It’ll only be 75% about baseball. Balance is good, or something. So, I went to the dentist yesterday … Continue reading

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Roy Halladay

When I was a kid, I wanted to be like Roy Halladay. Yesterday, Roy “Doc” Halladay died in a plane crash. It was his plane. He was the only one on board. Halladay was only 40-years-old, and leaves behind a … Continue reading

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The 2017 Toronto Blue Jays

I hate Spring Training. It is the worst part about baseball. It’s a month long tease that the media tries to make us care about, even though they hate it just as much as the fans. What makes me laugh … Continue reading

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