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Can you really call it a “Development” League?

When the Raptors drafted Bruno Caboclo 20th overall in 2014 it took everyone by surprise. He was famously labelled as being “2 years away from being 2 years away”. At the time many people, including myself, didn’t understand why the Raptors didn’t wait to draft him with their second round pick or even trade down. But after seeing flashes of his

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Shapiro is here to stay, so get over it

In the 2014 MLB off season, the Toronto Blue Jays and Alex Anthopoulos were making headlines as one of the MLB’s busiest teams. They traded for eventual MVP Josh Donaldson and signed Canadian Russell Martin to the largest contract the Jays had ever given to a position player. But at the time, fans and media were irate. The Jays were coming

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Revisiting the Dion Phaneuf Trade

On Tuesday December 8, in Toronto’s 3-2 shootout win versus the New Jersey Devils, captain Dion Phaneuf played in his 400th game as a Toronto Maple Leaf. Love him or hate him you can’t deny that this is an impressive bench mark. Especially since many people thought he would be following Phil out the door this past summer. Although he is

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David Price: A Risk Worth Taking

Words alone can’t describe how much I love this move. The Jays have the best offense in the MLB, led by arguably the best Third Baseman, Right Fielder and Shortstop in the game. Yet despite leading the MLB in runs scored with 543 (58 more than the second place Yankees) the Jays find themselves with a mediocre record of 52-51. This leaves them 6 games out

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