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A letter to baseball fans

December 2, 2021

 

Baseball enters 1st work stoppage in 26 yrs.

@feinsand
December 2, 2021

Major League Baseball commenced a lockout of its players early Thursday morning after a pair of Wednesday meetings left the league and the MLB Players Association at a bargaining impasse. The Collective Bargaining Agreement expired at 11:59 p.m. ET Wednesday, sending the sport into its first work stoppage since 1994-95,

FAQ on the CBA negotiations 

December 2, 2021

Q: Why did MLB lock out the players? A: Simply put, we believe that an offseason lockout is the best mechanism to protect the 2022 Championship Season. We hope that the lockout will jump-start the negotiations and get us to an agreement that will allow the season to start on

A note about our website content

December 2, 2021

You may notice that the content on this site looks a little different than usual. The reason for this is because the Collective Bargaining Agreement between the players and the league expired just before midnight on Dec. 1 and a new CBA is currently being negotiated between the owners and

5 Blue Jays players who should be in HOF

@KeeganMatheson
December 1, 2021

TORONTO -- With the release of the 2022 ballot for the Baseball Hall of Fame, the debate begins again around who will be enshrined in Cooperstown, N.Y. Roberto Alomar was Toronto's first Hall of Famer in 2011, while the late Roy Halladay entered Cooperstown without a team logo on his

Blue Jays' best player at every number

@KeeganMatheson
December 1, 2021

TORONTO -- When you scan the crowd of a baseball game at Rogers Centre, you see jersey numbers that define eras of Blue Jays baseball. There are plenty of No. 19 and No. 20 jerseys for José Bautista and Josh Donaldson, with the postseason runs of 2015 and ‘16 still

Best Blue Jays seasons at each position

@KeeganMatheson
December 1, 2021

TORONTO -- The Blue Jays have enjoyed many of baseball’s great peak seasons since their debut in 1977, from longtime fan favorites to stars who stopped in for a season or two. Looking back through the club’s 44-year history, here is a lineup made entirely of the best individual seasons

Top 5 seasons by Blue Jays pitchers

@KeeganMatheson
December 1, 2021

Looking back over four-plus decades of Blue Jays baseball, many of the eras are defined by which ace was leading the staff. Dave Stieb was the Blue Jays' workhorse star in the 1980s, leading the rotation as Toronto rose from an expansion team to a competitor. The Roy Halladay years

5 all-time best moments at Rogers Centre

@KeeganMatheson
December 1, 2021

TORONTO -- When the Blue Jays have been at their best, downtown Toronto orbits around Rogers Centre. With one of the best ballpark locations in baseball, Rogers Centre, which opened as SkyDome in 1989, has been home to the Blue Jays for over 30 years and hosted a long list

Here's how the Blue Jays got their name

@KeeganMatheson
December 1, 2021

TORONTO -- In August 1976, Toronto’s expansion Major League Baseball club was still in search of an identity. The team was set to join MLB in 1977 for its inaugural season, giving Toronto the Major League team it had coveted after Montreal landed a team in '69. Montreal had the