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  1. Toronto's fearsome threesome on fire

    David Schoenfield

    The Blue Jays lost a tough one on Thursday, a fun back-and-forth game with the Royals that the Jays ultimately blew when Jose Reyes shanked a throw to first base on a routine grounder in the ninth inning. It would have ended the game -- Edwin Encarna...

    Blog | May 30, 2014
  2. SweetSpot TV: Jose Reyes to the DL

    David Schoenfield

    The Blue Jays started 10-18 last April and Jose Reyes' hamstring injury has Eric and myself wondering if they're doomed for another bad start....

    Blog | April 01, 2014
  3. What went wrong with the Blue Jays?

    David Schoenfield

    In the offseason, Toronto Blue Jays general manager Alex Anthopoulos sensed an opportunity to seize control of the AL East. The Yankees were a year older and refusing to make any big moves in order to, gulp, save money; the Red Sox were coming off a ...

    Blog | September 05, 2013
  4. Scherzer, Harvey should start All-Star Game

    David Schoenfield

    Max Scherzer struck out the side in the first inning. He fanned Jose Reyes swinging on an ankle-high changeup, a pitch that followed two 94 mph four-seam fastballs. He fanned Adam Lind looking with a 96 mph fastball at the knees and on the ou...

    Blog | July 04, 2013
  5. Blue Jays lose but have superteam potential

    David Schoenfield

    If you're younger than 28 or so, you don't remember when the Toronto Blue Jays were the preeminent franchise in Major League Baseball, unless you're Canadian and weaned on sports history other than Paul Henderson. They won American League Eas...

    Blog | April 02, 2013
  6. Dominicans have the talent to win WBC

    David Schoenfield

    No, the World Baseball Classic isn't the World Series or the World Cup, and it doesn't really prove which country has the best baseball talent. But it's a fun event, the players participating want to win, and there are fans across the globe -- mostly...

    Blog | March 07, 2013
  7. Offseason report card: Blue Jays

    David Schoenfield

    2012 in review Record: 73-89 (74-88 Pythagorean) 716 runs scored (7th in AL) 784 runs allowed (11th in AL) Big Offseason Moves Traded Henderson Alvarez, Yunel Escobar, Jake Marisnick, Justin Nicolino, Adeiny Hechavarria, Jeff Mathis and Antho...

    Blog | February 07, 2013
  8. The most exciting player in baseball

    David Schoenfield

    We all have our own favorites, of course, and maybe they change from season to season. Or month to month. That's a little of the beauty of baseball; we don't all have to enjoy and appreciate the same players. The stars aren't necessarily shoved down ...

    Blog | September 06, 2012
  9. David Samson didn't really say that, did he?

    David Schoenfield

    David Samson is president and de facto general manager of the Miami Marlins. (Michael Hill has the official title of general manager, but Samson is the guy who makes the decisions generally associated with that title.) This would suggest he knows ...

    Blog | July 09, 2012
  10. Clearing the bases: Hanley heats up

    David Schoenfield

    First base: Phabulous Phil. I watched much of the Yankees-Tigers game and Phil Hughes looked as good as I've seen him since early in the 2010 season, showing a lot of confidence with his fastball in throwing his second career complete game. I thought...

    Blog | June 04, 2012
  11. Brandon Beachy, baseball's underrated ace

    David Schoenfield

    Baseball lore is full of great scouting stories, like the tale of the scout who was driving through rural Maryland one day and stopped to ask a kid working in a field for directions. The kid -- future Hall of Fame Jimmie Foxx -- raised his plow with ...

    Blog | May 17, 2012
  12. Ten early concerns to worry about

    David Schoenfield

    The season is young, but never too young to raise a few issues we've seen so far. Here are 10: 1. Yu Darvish's control In Japan, Darvish was known not only for his terrific stuff but his ability to throw it with precision. In 2011, he walked just...

    Blog | April 19, 2012
  13. Lohse, Cardinals ruin Marlins Park debut

    David Schoenfield

    There are few events in baseball more exciting than Opening Day. Or Opening Night. Er ... let's just go directly to some observations from the Cardinals' 4-1 victory over the Marlins, ushering in Marlins Park in disappointing fashion for the home crowd...

    Blog | April 04, 2012
  14. Over/under: Wins for Mets

    David Schoenfield

    Could it be that the New York Mets won't be as bad as everyone thinks? After all, they did win 77 games in 2011. And, yes, they will be without Jose Reyes and Carlos Beltran, their two best hitters last season. On the other hand ... OK, I'm trying...

    Blog | March 13, 2012
  15. Over/under: Wins for Marlins

    David Schoenfield

    I just wrote up a position-by-position analysis for the Miami Marlins and came up with the prediction of 86 wins, a 14-game improvement over 2011. That's a fairly optimistic total: I assumed good health for Jose Reyes and Josh Johnson, and a nice ...

    Blog | March 12, 2012
  16. Why the Miami Marlins will win 86 games

    David Schoenfield

    I like to do a rough estimate of a team's strength by starting off with their 2011 totals for runs scored and runs allowed, adding and subtracting for new players and projected performance, and see where we end up. Here is an estimate I a did a coupl...

    Blog | March 12, 2012