Desperate for a starter, the Jays call up their no. 2 pitching prospect from Double-A.
Ramon Ortiz wasn’t the starter the Blue Jays wanted, but he was the one they needed.
The shift is here to stay, but to be embraced, it has to be rebranded.
Bad stretches happen.
Ben and Sam discuss how deep a hole the Blue Jays have dug, then talk about whether it’s fair for people to gloat about the Diamondbacks’ decision to trade Justin Upton based on what’s happened so far this season.
Ben and Sam discuss the short-lived success of starters without great stuff who rely on deception, then talk about Matt Harvey and the Blue Jays’ use (or abuse) of the waiver system.
Is Toronto doomed due to their waiver claims?
The third installment of a five-part series on the pressing questions confronting each team in 2013.
Ben and Sam answer listener emails about PECOTA’s projections for the Yankees and Blue Jays, how the amateur draft and free agency would work in an auction format, and whether teams should offer players like Bryce Harper and Stephen Strasburg $100 million lifetime contracts after drafting them.
How have other teams that have added as much WARP in one offseason as the Blue Jays fared?
Ben and Sam preview the Blue Jays’ season with Matthew Kory, and Pete talks to Toronto Star Blue Jays reporter Brendan Kennedy (at 17:32).
The Blue Jays have turned over much of their team this winter, but they’re still depending on a bounceback season by Jose Bautista. Will they get it?
Ben and Sam answer listener emails about R.A. Dickey, the Red Sox, and more.
The Blue Jays continue to draw from a deep farm system to build an instant contender.
Ben and Sam are joined by Jason Parks for a discussion of the R.A. Dickey deal and the risks and rewards of trading top prospects.
During the 1990 Winter Meetings, the Padres and Blue Jays made a memorable trade involving Fred McGriff and future Hall of Famer Roberto Alomar. Here’s how it happened.