Oops, He Did It Again: Verlander No-Hits Jays for the Second Time

The 2019 Toronto Blue Jays flirted with being no-hit by Trevor Bauer on April 4 and Shane Bieber on July 24, but it ultimately took a veteran ace, Justin Verlander of the Houston Astros, to lock one down. Verlander completed his third career no-hitter during the finale of Jays' and Astros' weekend series at Rogers…

Who Will Take Matt Shoemaker’s Spot in the Jays Rotation?

Jays fans received devastating news on Sunday when it was revealed that SP Matt Shoemaker, who had been placed on the 10-day IL following an injury sustained during a rundown on Saturday versus the Oakland Athletics, had been diagnosed with a season-ending ACL tear. Shoemaker had gotten off to an outstanding start for the Jays,…

Thomas Pannone Pitches 3rd Immaculate Inning in Jays History

RP Thomas Pannone, who made his debut as a starting pitcher with the Jays last year but was moved to the bullpen this year following the acquisition of SP Clay Buchholz, threw the third immaculate inning (three batters struck out on three pitches each) in Blue Jays history during their 8-4 loss to the Tampa…

Struggling Jays Offense Needs Vlad Jr.

On Sunday, the Cleveland Baseball Club completed a four-game series sweep of the Toronto Blue Jays, which dropped the Jays to a 3-8 record to begin the second full week of MLB action. While the Jays have gotten good outings from their starting pitching, their bats have been frozen.┬áToronto was nearly no-hit by MLB's #1…

MLB News Potpourri: Tulowitzki and Stroman Out, Tebow Gets Cut, “Dexter’s Sexters”

A lot of big news hit the MLB this week, including Jake Arrieta signing with Philadelphia, as well as┬ácontroversial facial expressions during the Houston Astros' visit to the White House. Here are a few items you may have missed: Blue Jays' Injury Woes Continue. As I speculated in a prior post, both SP Marcus Stroman…