Rick Renteria, Don Mattingly Among Manager of the Year Finalists

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One was fired after a winning season and another dealt with the first massive COVID outbreak. Nonetheless, Rick Renteria of the Chicago White Sox and Don Mattingly of the Miami Marlins were named Manager of the Year finalists announced Monday by the Baseball Writers Association of America. Kevin Cash of the Tampa Bay Rays, Charlie […] READ MORE


Top Candidates for Manager of the Year

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Managers to Watch for the Manager of the Year Award The conclusion of the regular season is nearing. That means that besides the focus being on the postseason, discussions surrounding candidates for the various awards begin. One of those awards is the Manager of the Year Award. Often times, the Manager of the Year ends […] READ MORE


Yarbrough Sharp as Tampa Bay Rays Even Series

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Rays 4, Blue Jays 1 The Tampa Bay Rays turned to soft-throwing southpaw Ryan Yarbrough for the middle game versus the Toronto Blue Jays. He was able to pitch into the sixth inning, allowing one run on four hits. The offense, unfortunately, was unable to provide much run support as he left the game in […] READ MORE


The Future: Something Blue Jays Fans Can Be Thankful For

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The Future: Something Blue Jays Fans Can Be Thankful For This Thanksgiving, while Canadians are around the table and saying what they are thankful for, Toronto Blue Jays fans can be thankful for their future. As the rebuild continues in Toronto, the Blue Jays seem to be ahead of schedule in their rebuilding plans. As […] READ MORE


Ejection Inspection, Week 24: Seattle Mariners Manager Scott Servais Gets Ejected over Strange Play

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Scott Servais Gets Ejected over Strange Play Welcome to Week 24 of Ejection Inspection! The premise and ground rules are detailed here. The condensed version: each ejection from the previous week (Thursday through Wednesday) is listed in a table. The author – a former player/coach/umpire – analyzes each ejection and assigns it an entertainment rating […] READ MORE


Toronto Blue Jays Eliminated from Postseason Contention

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The Toronto Blue Jays are mathematically eliminated from the Postseason following a 2-0 loss to the Houston Astros and a win by the Tampa Bay Rays. Also, on the day that the Jays were eliminated, they were no-hit by Astros ace Justin Verlander. With a record of 55-83, it comes as no surprise that the […] READ MORE



Charlie Montoyo the Manager the Toronto Blue Jays Deserve

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On Saturday afternoon before the Toronto Blue Jays third game against the Detroit Tigers, Charlie Montoyo was interacting with the fans. From signing autographs to participating in photo shoots, Montoyo was evidently jubilant. He has every reason to be. The night before, the Blue Jays’ offense finally got going, generating six runs in the team’s […] READ MORE