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The Bullpen: Steroid era cost Pat Hentgen earned runs, wins

Pat Hentgen is in his second stint as coach for the Toronto Blue Jays. RICK MADONIK/TORONTO STAR FILE PHOTO - YEAR 2 VOLUME XXVII, AUG. 12, 2013 - THE CONVERSATION PAT HENTGEN OFFERS OPINIONS ON HIS JOB, TOUGH CATCHERS, STEROIDS...

The Bullpen: A-Rod looking, acting like a fool

New York Yankee's Alex Rodriguez hits while playing the Chicago White Sox during the fifth inning their American League MLB baseball game in Chicago, August 6, 2013. REUTERS/John Gress YEAR 2 VOLUME XXVI, AUG. 6, 2013 - Whoever is giving...

Blue Jays win second straight vs. M's in front of “home” crowd at Safeco: Griffin

SEATTLE-There were likely people around America willing to bet the mortgage on Tuesday's game that matched the uber-struggling Josh Johnson for the Blue Jays against King Felix Hernandez and the Mariners. Felix had won six in a row, last losing...

Canadian fans give Brett Lawrie lift as Blue Jays beat M's: Griffin

SEATTLE-They came by the thousands down the highway from Canada dressed proudly in new swag blue to watch the Jays play the M's. It felt like an extra home game for the Jays. They sang the anthem, they chanted names,...

Biogenesis suspensions up to 13 led by Ryan Braun, Nelson Cruz and Jhonny Peralta: Griffin

SEATTLE-The wrath of MLB commissioner Bud Selig has finally and irreversibly swept over and changed the landscape of the game he loves. Selig is first and foremost a fan. On Monday, FoxSports.com became the first to reveal the names of...

Blue Jays defence embarrassing in 7-3 loss to Angels: Griffin

ANAHEIM-It has happened to the Blue Jays far too often this summer, the defence letting them down. The tendency has been to fall apart defensively on one key play at one big moment in time with the game hanging in...

Blue Jays blow another late lead in 7-5 loss to Angels: Griffin

ANAHEIM-If a casual observer was to simply examine the Blue Jays' day-by-day record over the past nine days, it might seem the club is at least bouncing back slightly, but after Friday's 7-5 loss to the Angels, in a game...

Blue Jays crushed by Angels as Josh Johnson loses sixth straight: Griffin

ANAHEIM-What can the Blue Jays do with a healthy Josh Johnson other than live with the frustration? The tall righthander on Thursday lost his sixth consecutive start and allowed four first-inning runs for the second straight game as the Angels...

Blue Jays even series vs. A's as Mark Buehrle extends shutout streak: Griffin

OAKLAND-Has lefthander Mark Buehrle become the new ace of the Blue Jays starting rotation? If so, it has likely been by default as the 12-year veteran ran his record to 7-7 with a 5-0 victory over the A's at the...

Blue Jays stumble early as A's coast to fourth straight win: Griffin

OAKLAND-Once again, the Jays dug themselves an early hole and were not able to come back, losing 9-4 to the A's at the Coliseum. Blame flying three time zones and playing the next day. Blame the fact the A's are...

The Bullpen: Memories of Tom Cheek

The widow of former Toronto Blue Jays broadcaster Tom Cheek says her late husband would be "humbled" by the award she will accept in his honour this weekend. Shirley Cheek was in Cooperstown, N.Y., on Saturday with her family to...

The Bullpen: Carlos Delgado talks about leadership

Former Blue Jay Carlos Delgado has his name placed on the Level of Excellence in a ceremony before the Toronto Blue Jays host the Tampa Bay Rays at the Rogers Centre on July 21, 2013. Carlos Osorio/Toronto Star - Classy...

The Bullpen: Home run derby should be going, going, gone

Jose Bautista reached the final of the home run derby, after launching 11 in the first round, but lost to Prince Fielder. Jeff Roberson/THE ASSOCIATED PRESS THE RANT It’s time for Major League Baseball to scrap the home run derby......

Blue Jays shut out for seventh time in 3-0 loss to Indians: Griffin

CLEVELAND-For a freshly shorn Josh Johnson, it was an encouraging start despite the 3-0 loss to the Indians on Tuesday at Progressive Field. Minus his traditional long curls gone in favour of a crewcut, the tall righthander retired the first...

The Bullpen: MLB surprises and disappointments

Pittsburgh Pirates' Andrew McCutchen, right, celebrates with A.J. Burnett after they defeated the Chicago Cubs 6-2 in a baseball game in Chicago, Friday, July 5, 2013. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh) - The all-star break, the unofficial halfway mark of the...

Blue Jays' catcher J.P. Arencibia gets defensive ... with Zaun and Hayhurst: Griffin

The Blue Jays struggling catcher, J.P. Arencibia used the platform of a scheduled appearance on Sportsnet The Fan 590's morning show to fire back at two of his biggest critics, former major-league catcher Gregg Zaun and former Jays pitcher and...

The Bullpen: Blue Jays mid-season report card

The Jays reached the halfway mark of the 162-game season on Sunday at Fenway Park, with a loss to the Red Sox. The Jays have not been more than two games above.500 but have been as low as 11...

Blue Jays: Kawasaki Returns to Replace Injured Melky Cabrera: Griffin

The life of a major leaguer, the life of a legend, the life of the party, that's Blue Jays' infielder Munenori Kawasaki. Trying to meet any of those expectations is tough enough, but being all those things to an entire...

The Bullpen: Throwing at heads is not part of the game

Manager Don Mattingly (right) of the Los Angeles Dodgers pushes down coach Alan Trammell of the Arizona Diamondbacks during a bench-clearing brawl in the seventh inning at Dodger Stadium on June 11, 2013 in Los Angeles, (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty...

Jose Bautista ties game in ninth, Blue Jays even White Sox series with 7-5 win: Griffin

CHICAGO-It was a combination gritty pitching performance by first-time Jays starter Chien-Ming Wang plus a clutch hitting performance by Jose Bautista, battling the White Sox talented closer Addison Reed, slamming a game-tying homer with two outs in the ninth, just...

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