Sausage King of the ‘pen

So I’m in the middle of writing a post about Toronto’s three candidates for closer when I decide to take a gander at Twitter. I was greeted by the above tweet. If you’re the type of person who believes a team’s best reliever should be the team’s closer, then you might have to say that […]

Toronto fire services

When the Jays signed Kevin Gregg, I didn’t think it was a very good move. Overspending on a reliever who’s been declining for a couple years — in the N.L. Central no less — and counting on that guy to be your closer in the A.L. East? Seems like questionable decision making at the very […]

Red Sox, who are ya?

Sure, Sunday’s loss was a bit of a downer, but the Jays took two of three from the big bad Bostons, proving once again that a good chunk of Toronto sports fans are too emotional and too short sighted. Getting swept in Boston with rookies starting two of the three games for Toronto does not […]

Another one bites the dust

Jays beat reporter Jordan Bastian is reporting that B.J. Ryan has been placed on the 15-day DL with left-trap tightness. Let’s hope this “tightness” explains the increased wildness in Uncle B.J.’s ride this season. Two blown saves in four attempts ain’t exactly what one would expect from a closer making eight figures. So who’s going […]