Posts Tagged ‘ Baseball in Canada ’

Blue Jays are contenders in 2024 .. but it looks like the rise may have stalled .. can they finally take flight before it’s too late?

Mar 28th, 2024 | By | Category: In Brief

SPECIAL FROM ROB SPARROW, HIGH PARK, TORONTO. MARCH 28, 2024. When the Toronto Blue Jays finished their 2022 season, they made a determination that the status quo wasn’t acceptable. To that end, both a strategic and cultural shift for the Blue Jays in 2023 featured a vastly different style compared to many of the teams […]



Blue Jays 2021 : Expectations will continue to rise; Montoyo says “Our guys are ready”

Apr 1st, 2021 | By | Category: Sporting Life

SPECIAL FROM ROB SPARROW, HIGH PARK, TORONTO. APRIL 1, 2021. Life for the Toronto Blue Jays, like everyone else for that matter, was and continues to be upended by the COVID-19 pandemic. A year ago, Canadian government border restrictions forced them to be baseball’s version of the nomadic warriors playing all of their games south […]



Three cheers for BC & AB Blue Jays fans in Seattle .. from admiring fellow Canadians in Toronto, only 3400 klicks away

Aug 27th, 2019 | By | Category: Canadian Provinces

TORONTO, CANADA. AUGUST 27, 2019. I read this past Sunday about the “author, podcast host and former ‘Jeopardy!’ champion” Ken Jennings, from the US Pacific North West. Perhaps after watching FOX News, he foolishly criticized the “20,000 surprisingly awful Canadians” who “drive down to watch a Blue Jays game” in Seattle during the northern summers. […]



Blue Jays 2018 : Stocked with talent and caveats, they could be either contenders or pretenders .. or just a team in limbo

Mar 29th, 2018 | By | Category: Sporting Life

From the outset of 2017 something was amiss. The day before the first full-squad workout in the spring, all-star Josh Donaldson suffered a tear in his right calf and did not find his stride until late July. Then Canadian Blue Jay prospect Dalton Pompey suffered a concussion at the World Baseball Classic and spent the […]



Blue Jay Revival 2013 .. the story begins (maybe)??

Apr 2nd, 2013 | By | Category: Sporting Life

It all started with a short tweet … Josh Johnson was coming to the Blue Jays … yet something was different … the twitter universe was abuzz with activity … others would be joining him. It’s how news gets around these days: 140 characters or less is how the events of the world unfold.  Electronic […]



Let’s Go Blue Jays Let’s Go 2012 : From the winter that never was .. to the most exciting season in years!

Apr 9th, 2012 | By | Category: Sporting Life

Up in the not-so great white north, on the heels of a winter that never was, it is once again time for baseball.  And in a city that is craving something to cheer about, the Blue Jays have given all the reason for optimism, with a record-setting spring going 24-7, and inspired play in Cleveland […]