Coming off a run to the ALCS that marked their first playoff appearance in 22 years, the Blue Jays faced questions relating to a repeat of their success. Would regression and the nearly inevitable loss… Read more »
Posts by Alex Hume
Hall of Fame results day arrived on January 18. After months of waiting, the ballots (which made it through snail mail) were counted and the results officially became public. Ryan Thibodeaux did an excellent job… Read more »
Writers Alec Denton and Alex Hume join Ryan Sullivan to talk about the Tigers and Blue Jays, then discuss Alec’s recent piece at TechGraphs about netting and fan safety.
After a 2012-2013 offseason that involved two franchise-altering trades, the signing of disgraced-but-effective outfielder Melky Cabrera and a reunion with former skipper John Gibbons, the Blue Jays and their fans hoped that the team would be positioned to make a trip to the post-season for the first time in two decades. The 2013 Blue Jays were so well regarded that they entered the season as Vegas favourite to win the World Series.
Instead, a sell-out Rogers Centre crowd (to which I tried and failed to obtain tickets) was treated to watching new staff “ace” R.A. Dickey surrender four runs in six innings as part of a 4-1 loss to Cleveland.