Two big celebrations. Zero trophies.
Who would want a shakeup after a season the Blue Jays just had? The Blue Jays, maybe. There was a time, in my foolish youth, when I would have considered the Blue Jays' 2015 season to be a failure. World Series or bust, with no shades of gray, that was my worldview. Show More Summary
Despite coming within an inning of forcing a Game 7 in the American League Championship Series, the Toronto Blue Jays parted ways with general manager Alex Anthopoulos
Yawn… Yes, I had my heart set on a Cubs/Blue Jay World Series, and I really have no huge issue with each team, except for the fact that I think the owners of the Mets are some of the most classless individuals in baseball…Which is why if I have an opinion on who to root […]
Friday's Say Hey, Baseball includes World Series Game 3, Alex Anthopoulos' exit from the Blue Jays and the Padres' new manager. Subscribe for your daily Say Hey! Listen, we know it's tough to catch up on everything happening in the baseball world each morning. Show More Summary
People have wondered how Kansas City Royals starting pitcher Johnny Cueto could go from getting knocked around like he did in Game 3 of the ALCS against the Blue Jays (6 hits and 8 earned runs in just two innings of work), to being as dominant as he was last night during Game 2 of […]
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Alex Anthopoulos left the team on Thursday, the day he was selected executive of the year, rejecting an offer to remain in an uncertain role under Mark Shapiro.
Toronto Blue Jays general manager Alex Anthopoulos is leaving the team, rejecting a five-year contract extension to remain.
In a surprising development, the young Jays GM will reportedly leave the team after its most successful season in decades. Toronto Blue Jays general manager Alex Anthopoulos has rejected a contract extension to remain with the team, according to multiple reports. Show More Summary
GM Alex Anthopoulos, under whose six-year tenure the Blue Jays emerged as one of the best teams in the AL, will not return to Toronto, reportedly over philosophical disagreements over how he built a winner, and concerns that his power over baseball operations would be severely curtailed under a new team president. Read more...
The Toronto Blue Jays general manager, Alex Anthopoulos, is leaving the team and has turned down a multi-year extension. The reasons are not thought to be financial. Alex Anthopoulos’ contract was set to expire on Saturday. This is what...Show More Summary
Thursday's Say Hey, Baseball includes a changing of the guard in Toronto, World Series Game 2, and the Phillies quiet offseason. Subscribe for your daily Say Hey! Listen, we know it's tough to catch up on everything happening in the baseball world each morning. Show More Summary
Alex Anthopoulos built the Toronto Blue Jays into a playoff team and a World Series contender this season, but the 38-year-old general manager reportedly won't stick around to see it through. According to Shi Davidi of Sportsnet, the Montreal native rejected a contract extension and will not be back with the Jays in 2016. Show More Summary
Johnny Cueto’s postseason form has oscillated between extremes. He shut down the Astros to take the Royals into the ALCS, giving up two runs in eight innings, then reversed those stats and gave up eight in two to the Blue Jays in his next start. Show More Summary
R.A. Dickey struggled mightily with a 7.11 ERA in two postseason starts for the Toronto Blue Jays, but he apparently did enough during the last three seasons to convince his team to pick up the 2016 option on his contract. Continue for updates. Dickey Reportedly Likely to Pitch for Blue Jays Next Season Wednesday, Oct. Show More Summary
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As only Piers Morgan could, the liberal former CNN host went on a Twitter rant Tuesday evening complaining that teams not from the United States are unable to compete in the World Series (plus the Toronto Blue Jays, but who’s counting). Show More Summary
Alcides Escobar, who just finished absolutely demolishing the Toronto Blue Jays in the ALCS, continued his torrid hitting by leading off the bottom of the first with an inside-the-park home run on the first pitch he saw. Sure he had a lot of help from the bumbling Mets outfield, but that’s pretty damn impressive. Read more...
After a one-sided beatdown of the Chicago Cubs and a contentious series with the Toronto Blue Jays, the New York Mets and the Kansas City Royals are ready to kick off the 2015 World Series at Kauffman Stadium in Missouri tonight. Unless you’re one of the 37,000 or so fans in attendance, you’ll probably be looking for another way to watch the game. Show More Summary