2000 was the only time the Blue Jays finished within 10 games of first place since 1993

It’s not enough that the Blue Jays haven’t been to the postseason since 1993, they have only been close once in 22 seasons. Rk Year Tm G W L W-L% Finish GB Playoffs R RA Managers 1 2015 Toronto Blue Jays 116 64 52 .552 1st of 5 — 615 475 J.Farrell (73-89) 5 2011 Toronto Blue Jays 162 81 […]

Peter Gammons: Anti-Analytic Buehrle leading explosive Blue Jays atop AL East

Alex Anthopoulos maintains a perspective, and it is not the Blue Jays perch atop the American League East. It was May, 2009, when he was J.P. Ricciardi’s assistant, “we were 27-13 and headed off on a nine game road trip,” he recalls. “We lost them all,” Anthopoulos said before Friday night’s win against the league’s […]

Celebrating Patrick’s Day

I have no idea if these guys are saints or not. Nine to Know: Patricks Patrick Corbin, the 24-year old Arizona Diamondback lefty, who is now expected to miss the entire 2014 season with a torn UCL. Corbin made his first All-Star team last season. Pat Corrales, was a major league catcher for nine seasons […]