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Joey Bats: An Appreciation

When the Blue Jays acquired Jose Bautista from the Pittsburgh Pirates in 2008, I knew nothing about him. I remember thinking his last name reminded me of former Blue Jay shortstop Tony Batista who had a silly batting stance but plenty of power. In 2008, Bautista got into 21 games
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Blue Jays Sign Kendrys Morales

The Toronto Blue Jays have signed free agent Kendrys Morales for three-year at $33 million. Morales batted .263 with 30 home runs last season for the Kansas City Royals. Morales is primarily a DH, which means re-signing Edwin Encarnacion seems highly unlikely to me. Unless Edwin primarily plays first base,
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How Edwin's Walk-off Sounded

Courtesy of bluejays-voices on Soundcloud, here's how Edwin Encarnacion's wild-card walk-off sounded in the dome and on ESPN Spanish, TBS, Baltimore radio, RDS and The Fan 590. Here's the fantastic video written by Stephen Brunt and read by Paul Beeston that aired prior to the game. Go Jays, Go!
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Edwin's Wild-Card Walk-Off

What happened in the 11th inning of last night's wild-card game between the Blue Jays and Orioles can be described in a series of tweets. Fuck yes!!!!— Toronto Mike (@torontomike) October 5, 2016I don't believe what I just saw— Toronto Mike (@torontomike) October 5, 2016Toronto faces Texas in the ALDS.
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Wild Card!

I've been a Jays fan since the summer of '83, but I've never seen anything like what I'll see tonight. For the first time in franchise history, the Jays are playing a wild card game to see who advances to the ALDS. The Jays have won six AL East pennants,
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