“Big Boy Time” Coming for Cubs at Mets

Earlier this month, Cubs manager Joe Maddon used the phrase "big boy time" with reference to how he planned to distribute playing time after the July 31 trade deadline. https://twitter.com/ESPNChiCubs/status/1157038167540883473 This phrase has taken on new meaning following a three-game sweep by the Washington Nationals to close out the Cubs' most recent homestand. While the…

Who Will Represent the Blue Jays in the 2019 All-Star Game?

Changes to the All-Star Game starter selection process effective for 2019 mean that all starting position players are chosen in a final vote on a field of finalists who received the most fan votes during an initial "Primary" phase. No Blue Jays position players made it to the final round of fan voting. This means…

Toronto to Host Game 1 of NBA Finals Tonight!

Tonight will be a significant moment in Canadian and Toronto sports history. After finishing the regular season with a record of 58-24 and eliminating the 60-22 Milwaukee Bucks in the Eastern Conference Finals, the Toronto Raptors have earned home court advantage in their first-ever appearance in the NBA Finals. The Raps will host the favored…

Blue Jays Rotation Off to an Impressive Start – but Will It Hold?

The Toronto Blue Jays split their opening four-game series against the Detroit Tigers. Although the results weren't exactly weren't the best against another expected bottom-dweller in the American League, the Jays' starting rotation, which I had expected to be questionable based on past history and inexperience, has gotten off to a great start: Marcus Stroman…