On Deck: Blue Jays at Tigers

On Deck: Blue Jays at Tigers
Plenty of areas for improvement as Blue Jays begin second half
The Blue Jays are familiar with Mahtook, who played for Tampa Bay in 2015 and 2016. Mahtook has turned it on since he started getting regular playing time, hitting .347 since June 1. DUENCH'S TAKE. When Metallica played Enter Sandman on Wednesday 

The first half of the Blue Jays' 2017 campaign has been utterly disappointing. Thus, is should come as no surprise that their grade at the midpoint of the season is a D. Had they not gone 18-10 in May, this season would be a complete disaster. Entering …

Arden Zwelling and Ben Nicholson-Smith join Ken Reid to get us set for the Blue Jays' 2nd half, wondering if Justin Smoak can keep up his pace and whether Aaron Sanchez and Josh Donaldson will get back on track. Shi Davidi | @shidavidi July 13, 2017,

Toronto Blue Jays remain upbeat despite deficit in standings, says all-star Justin Smoak

Justin Smoak of the Toronto Blue Jays and the American League speaks with the media during Gatorade All-Star Workout Day ahead of the 88th MLB All-Star Game at Marlins Park on July 10, 2017 in Miami, Florida. Mark Brown/. Postmedia. Bo Bichette joins Sportsnet 590 The FAN to discuss his budding friendship with fellow Blue Jays prospect Vladimir Guerrero Jr. and why they don't want the names on their jerseys to define them as players. Emily Sadler | @EmmySadler July 13, 2017, 3:23 PM. . Toronto Blue Jays' outfielder and highly regarded prospect Anthony Alford returned to action Wednesday for the first time since breaking his hamate bone on May 23. Alford's injury occurred during Toronto's contest against the Milwaukee Brewers when he

Alford: Blue Jays debut creates comfort at MLB level

The first half is the in rear view mirror, and the Blue Jays are facing an uphill climb to get back into contention in 2017. With that in mind, there are several questions the team and the front office must be asking themselves. The Blue Jays finished
It is no secret that the Blue Jays' rotation has underperformed and needs to improve if Toronto hopes to get back into contention. First baseman Edwin Encarnacion said as much to reporters prior to the Home Run Derby; so did general manager Alex

TORONTO BLUE JAYS at DETROIT TIGERS. Probable starting pitchers. FRIDAY 7:10 p.m.. RHP Aaron Sanchez (0-2, 4.85 ERA) vs. RHP Justin Verlander (5-6, 4.73 ERA) Verlander's WHIP the past three seasons: 2015: 1.09; 2016: 1.00; 2017: 1.52. He has

Toronto Blue Jay prospect Anthony Alford joined Baseball Central to discuss how his rehab has been going, who he took advice from after the injury and if it lingers in the back of his mind. Michael Hoad July 13, 2017, 1:42 PM. Michael Hoad July 13 …

MLB: Toronot Blue Jays, Detroit Tigers aim to get into contention in second half

When I talked to Blue Jays general manager Ross Atkins during spring training, he spoke about the challenges of prolonging a streak that had seen the Jays make the American League Championship Series two years in a row, while also building for the. The present isn't looking all that bright for the Toronto Blue Jays, but their future is where fans can have some relief and be hopeful. The future is inevitably bright for the Toronto Blue Jays and it's obvious. This is because, well, the present is …

Tigers' next foe: Toronto Blue Jays in town to start second half

Alford: Blue Jays debut creates comfort at MLB level
Alford: Blue Jays debut creates comfort at MLB level

Toronto Blue Jays closer Roberto Osuna is hoping his team can get moving in the season's second half. Photo by Darren Calabrese/UPI. | License Photo. DETROIT — Two teams hoping against hope they can become contenders and avoid the dreaded selloff

Did you know the Toronto Blue Jays are one of only two teams in MLB baseball that play early-afternoon Saturday home games? Most teams opt for mid-afternoon or evening games on Saturdays, but the Blue Jays and Yankees are the only teams that don't.

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