blue jays

October 25, 2010 - 10:58 am
Major league pitching coaches are engaged in a game of musical chairs. On Monday, there was significant movement (or non-movement) on three teams. --Most prominently, Red Sox pitching coach John Farrell was officially announced as the manager of the Toronto Blue Jays . In his absence, Red Sox...
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September 30, 2009 - 11:57 pm
One day later, the Blue Jays made little effort to mask their displeasure with the fact that Jonathan Papelbon drilled Adam Lind in the elbow in the ninth inning of a game in which the Toronto slugger had smoked three homers. With two outs in the top of the ninth on Tuesday, Papelbon '€“ pitching...
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Mike Petraglia
September 30, 2009 - 7:56 pm
Late in July, Roy Halladay almost landed right in the middle of a late-summer pennant race in Boston. Instead, the nasty Doctor threw his last 100 filthy pitches of the season on Wednesday at Fenway Park in a 12-0 blanking of the Red Sox . One of those 100 drilled David Ortiz in what seemed a...
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September 29, 2009 - 9:46 am
When the Boston Red Sox (91-65) unloaded their luggage upon arriving home from New York, they entered the Fenway locker room with the chance to clinch the AL Wild Card. After losing to the Los Angeles Angels last night, the Texas Rangers made it possible for the Sox to shower in victory...
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August 29, 2009 - 10:31 am
Sure, the Red Sox have been slumping during the second-half of the season. But finally the team from Boston is on a roll. The Sox are 7-3 in their last 10 games, and Saturday night they'€™ll seek their fifth win in six games. Since August 16 Boston'€™s once-struggling offense has rebounded,...
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August 18, 2009 - 11:14 am
After losing two in a row in Texas, the Red Sox will look to get back on track '€“ and more importantly, back in the Wild Card race '€“ in Toronto Tuesday night. As they look to do so, the team is no doubt heartened by the fact that ace Josh Beckett will be on the mound. Beckett (14-4, 3.10 ERA...
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Rob Bradford
August 18, 2009 - 6:41 am
The headline for the May 19 column was '€œI'€™ve just jinxed the Blue Jays'€. The first line read as follows: "You know," I told a member of the Blue Jays' decision-making team, "by writing this I'm virtually guaranteeing that you plummet in the standings." At least I was right about...
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