Category Archives: Rants

If You’re A Fan of the NHL, You Should Hate the Vegas Golden Knights

Why don’t we all give a round of applause for the Vegas Golden Knights. Wow, what a great season it’s been! Proving all the doubters wrong. Incredible. Just remarkable, wow! Alright, now everyone shut up. I’ve had enough of all of this “success” and if you’re a fan of virtually any other franchise in the league, you should be fed

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A Christmas Wishlist for the Toronto Sports Fan

A Josh Donaldson Contract Extension The Bringer of Rain is pretty much all but gone when his contract expires at the end of this season. That is if the Jays don’t trade him first. Considering it is the first time that the 2015 AL MVP will get to test unrestricted free agency, don’t expect Donaldson to come cheap. It has

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Edwin is a Cleveland Indian… This sucks

Well this sucks. ICYMI: An inside look at the fruitless negotiations between #BlueJays, Encarnacion Via @ShiDavidi — Sportsnet (@Sportsnet) December 24, 2016 My initial reaction to the news was one of doom and gloom. “Who are these clowns running the team?!” “Why doesn’t Edwin realize that no one will love him like Toronto?!” “NBA playoffs, MLB playoffs, MLB

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Blue Jays at the All-Star Break

Superlatives MVP: Josh Donaldson No surprise here. Donaldson has been the team’s MVP since he first stepped on the Rogers Center’s tire-rubber turf at the beginning of last season. He was the American League MVP in 2015 and has not missed a single beat this season. Josh has been the second-most valuable batter in the MLB based on Fangraphs’ Wins Above

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Welcome to the Bench: Gavin Floyd

Background Born: 1/27/1983 (33 years old) Annapolis, Maryland, US Drafted: 1st round (4th overall) in 2001 by Philadelphia Phillies Teams: Philadelphia Phillies (2004-06), Chicago White Sox (2007-13), Atlanta Braves (2014), Cleveland Indians (2015) Positions: Pitcher Height: 6’4″ Weight: 245 lbs Bat: Right Throw: Right Full Baseball Reference Bio Fangraphs Profile The Signing February 5th the Jays sign Gavin Floyd to a 1

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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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