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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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Welcome to the Bench: Matt Hague

Background Born: 8/20/1985 (29 y, 11 m, 29 d) Bellevue, Washington, US Drafted: 9th round (264th overall) in 2008 by Pittsburgh Pirates Teams: Pittsburgh Pirates (2012, 2014) Positions: First Base (16 games), DH (4 games) Height: 6’3″ Weight: 225 lbs Bat: Right Throw: Right Full Baseball Reference Bio 2015 Stats (AAA Buffalo) GP   AB   1B   2B   3B   HR   RBI   BB   SO   SB   CS   

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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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