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  1. Jays looking to deal SP?

    AJ Mass

    After winning just four of their last 14 games and now sitting 5-1/2 games out of the playoffs -- with several teams to hurdle just to reach that last wildcard spot -- there's a chance the Toronto Blue Jays may be willing to deal away some of their s...

    Blog | August 28, 2014
  2. Best pitching tools in MLB

    Keith Law

    Our evaluation of the best tools in the game concludes with the pitching tools. On Wednesday, we at ESPN Insider laid out the best defensive tools, and on Thursday, we had the best hitting and baserunning tools. Keith Law looks at nine different pitc...

    Blog | August 15, 2014
  3. Current list of personal catchers

    Doug Mittler

    For obvious reasons, certain pitchers sometimes are more comfortable throwing to a particular catcher, even though they are often reluctant to state that publicly in order to avoid insulting the bypassed backstop. Steve Carlton, for example, enjo...

    Blog | April 28, 2014
  4. Jays starting five appears set

    AJ Mass

    It looks as though the Toronto Blue Jays have their starting rotation all figured out for the 2014 season, as the organization made several moves on Tuesday to all but finalize the situation. Brendan Kennedy of the Toronto Star reports that the Bl...

    Blog | March 19, 2014
  5. Which way do Blue Jays go at SP?

    AJ Mass

    Not a lot seems to be concrete at the back end of the Toronto Blue Jays rotation. This very well could be a case where the pitcher (or pitchers) who perform the best in spring training end up forcing the hand of manager John Gibbons. According to ...

    Blog | March 02, 2014
  6. Jays rotation may not be complete

    AJ Mass

    As it currently stands, the Toronto Blue Jays rotation for 2014 would appear to look something like R.A. Dickey, Brandon Morrow, Mark Buehrle, Esmil Rogers and J.A. Happ. There certainly would seem to be room for improvement, should the team decide t...

    Blog | January 05, 2014
  7. Bits: Kemp, Ramirez, Marte return

    Eric Karabell

    Several National League playoff teams welcomed back key offensive players to the lineup Tuesday, and fantasy owners certainly needed to pay attention. Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Matt Kemp (hamstring) went 4-for-4 in his first start since July, wi...

    Blog | September 18, 2013
  8. Bits: Butler continues tear; Jeter returns

    Eric Karabell

    It's possible that no matter how Kansas City Royals designated hitter and occasional first baseman Billy Butler performs the rest of this somewhat disappointing season, most fantasy owners will be avoiding him in the first 10 rounds of 2014 drafts. A...

    Blog | August 27, 2013
  9. Billy Butler frustrating fantasy owners

    Eric Karabell

    Kansas City Royals first baseman/designated hitter Billy Butler remains 100 percent owned in ESPN standard leagues, but, judging by my Twitter feed, patience is apparently running thin. Butler might have quieted the critics with Wednesday's three-hit...

    Blog | June 06, 2013
  10. Bits: Price, Dickey show improvement

    Eric Karabell

    The defending Cy Young award winners faced off Thursday night, each struggling with ERAs on the wrong side of 5 and scaring fantasy owners quite a bit for a variety of reasons. But while neither Toronto Blue Jays right-hander R.A. Dickey nor Tampa Ba...

    Blog | May 10, 2013
  11. Melky Cabrera, R.A. Dickey playing well short of fantasy expectat...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell looks back at Saturday's and Sunday's games, from a fantasy perspective, and offers his take on struggling Toronto Blue Jays options such as Melky Cabrera, R.A. Dickey and Emilio Bonifacio.

    Blog | Conversation | May 06, 2013
  12. Why the Toronto Blue Jays have struggled to score runs in 2013 - ...

    Dave Cameron

    Dave Cameron writes that the Blue Jays -- the preseason favorites to win the AL East -- have struggled because of their inability to score runs. Beyond poor strikeout rates and batting averages, Toronto's offensive woes can be attributed to bad luck.

    Story | Conversation | April 26, 2013
  13. Josh Hamilton's swinging strike rate is among things fans should ...

    Dan Szymborski

    Small sample size or not, Dan Szymborski points out five early-season trends that are worth worrying about.

    Story | Conversation | April 08, 2013
  14. Jays' Lind, Rajai Davis have sneaky value

    Eric Karabell

    The Toronto Blue Jays were able to make major additions to their ball club this winter, getting Jose Reyes, Josh Johnson, R.A. Dickey and others, and expectations are high. In fact, seven Blue Jays hitters and four pitchers are owned in more than hal...

    Blog | April 03, 2013
  15. Toronto Blue Jays' Adam Lind, Rajai Davis possess sneaky fantasy ...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell takes a closer look at fantasy sleepers Adam Lind and Rajai Davis, including quotes from a recent interview he had with the two players.

    Blog | Conversation | April 03, 2013
  16. Bad defense could undermine the Toronto Blue Jays' playoff hopes ...

    Scott Spratt

    Bad defense could undermine the Toronto Blue Jays playoff hopes, writes Scott Spratt.

    Story | Conversation | March 27, 2013