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The Toronto Blue Jays/MLB Thread

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blexann wrote:
Oct 18th, 2018 11:47 pm
Always liked Price. Boston believed in him
* yawn * if its Dodgers and Red Sox World series I am out... battle of the payrolls...
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Ogata wrote:
Oct 19th, 2018 8:18 am
* yawn * if its Dodgers and Red Sox World series I am out... battle of the payrolls...
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Happy for Price though, he was always class with the Jays.
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Never thought Boston would take the ALCS this convincingly. Figured would have been a close series.

Now hoping the Brewers make it to the WS.
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Ogata wrote:
Oct 19th, 2018 8:18 am
* yawn * if its Dodgers and Red Sox World series I am out... battle of the payrolls...
Sorry it happened. Go Jays Go
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Ogata wrote:
Oct 21st, 2018 11:37 am
Ugh....Steve Pearce?
I like Steve Pearce. Go Jays Go
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antigua1999 wrote:
Oct 21st, 2018 11:50 am
I like Steve Pearce. Go Jays Go
Until he wins a ws ring with Boston... its time for someone else to win it next season..sick of seeing high payroll teams
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Ogata wrote:
Oct 21st, 2018 12:58 pm
Until he wins a ws ring with Boston... its time for someone else to win it next season..sick of seeing high payroll teams
So true. And its not like Rogers cant compete with the $$$ they just choose not too. They will see next year what that decision does to attendance. I will be honest since we sucked last year the last month of the season I sat in place`s I wouldn't pay the huge price for. I sat in section 130 row 1 seat 1 and 2 right beside the ball boy (very nice guy talked to him a lot) for $6.00 us on stubhub. He even gave me a ball. I sat in 200 level right behind home plate in the TD Zone for $20.00 us each Go Jays Go
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Rogers plays this juggling act, marketing players to keep fan interest, for a while it was JD then Martin and the Canadian home boy angle, next season it will be Vlad Jr.

Winning is secondary.
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blexann wrote:
Oct 21st, 2018 1:55 pm
Rogers plays this juggling act, marketing players to keep fan interest, for a while it was JD then Martin and the Canadian home boy angle, next season it will be Vlad Jr.

Winning is secondary.
That's ok with me. I will keep going to see the games cheap and just maybe pick a second team to follow. Go Jays Go
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And to make it worse I dont trust Atkins and Shapiro to make the right deals and moves. Go Jays Go
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Ogata wrote:
Oct 21st, 2018 12:58 pm
Until he wins a ws ring with Boston... its time for someone else to win it next season..sick of seeing high payroll teams
But the Astros, last year, were in the middle of the pack in team payroll.

And the Cubs the year before, were also in the middle of the pack.

So this is a first that we have two top payroll teams in a while. You can't be sick.
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new managerial candidate Joe Espada, intriguing candidate that comes from a winning organization

short list in my preferred order

Joe Espada
Rocco Baldelli (could put him 1st)
Brandon Hyde
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blexann wrote:
Oct 22nd, 2018 4:56 pm
new managerial candidate Joe Espada, intriguing candidate that comes from a winning organization

short list in my preferred order

Joe Espada
Rocco Baldelli (could put him 1st)
Brandon Hyde
As soon as I heard his name liked the choice. Winning organization, fluent in Spanish and a lot younger than gibby. My choice. Go Jays Go

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