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Anthopolous was simply uncomfortable with situation in Toronto

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Published: Oct 29, 2015, 2:04 pm EDT

It wasn’t the money. Alex Anthopolous had been thinking this out since the Blue Jays were eliminated by the Royals. He’d been offered a five year deal by the Rogers people. It wasn’t Mark Shapiro, who starts as club president on Nov. 2. The 38 year old general manager, whose trades brought Toronto its first […]

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Baseball’s Cultural Clash Carries on Through October

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Published: Oct 15, 2015, 1:52 pm EDT

Most of us get why Jose Bautista aggravates opponents, pitchers, managers, catchers. He watches balls he hits into the mystic as if he’s in the M.O.M.A.. He barks complaints on pitches every pitch he thinks an umpire has missed, which is most of the strikes he has called on him. Bautista is a lightning rod […]

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Surging Blue Jays fueled by depth and defensive upgrades

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Published: Aug 14, 2015, 11:25 am EDT

When the Yankees arrived at the Rogers Centre Friday night for the foreign version of a pennant race played over two weekends, they visited a team that had won 11 games in a row and trailed in two of their last 100 innings, a team mystics and statistics believed was bringing a great city into […]

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Public opinion casts long shadow over GMs

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Published: Aug 6, 2015, 11:52 am EDT

Six days out from the Trade Deadline, the wake from the S.S. Blue Jays can be seen for miles and miles and miles out across Lake Ontario. They haven’t lost since Troy Tulowitzki and David Price were acquired, averaging six runs a game with Tulowitzki in the lineup, and the sound in the Rogers Centre […]

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Blue Jays, Royals go all in for Today

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Published: Jul 30, 2015, 4:33 pm EDT

Dayton Moore spent years building the Royals organization, then spent October watching his team come from behind in the play-in wild card game against Oakland and motor all the way to the tying run on third in the bottom of the ninth inning of Game Seven of the World Series. “There comes a point where […]

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Waking up to a new AL East

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Published: Dec 4, 2014, 9:45 am EST

They don’t know who will manage them, but at least the Tampa Bay Rays know who they are, that there’s a chance they have the best pitcher in the American League East in Alex Cobb and even with their former manager and former general manager in a $150M poker game over Jon Lester that somehow...

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For the Blue Jays, It’s Been Too Long to Boast

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Published: Nov 29, 2014, 4:43 pm EST

In the first month of the off-winter, Alex Anthopoulos has signed Russell Martin, traded for a prized second base prospect named Devon Travis and now acquired Josh Donaldson, whose WAR puts him in an elite class among all American League players, let alone third basemen. But on Saturday, Anthopoulos refused to spike the ball in […]

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Martin, Stanton Deals More Significant to Toronto, Miami Than Dollar Figures

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Published: Nov 18, 2014, 11:06 am EST

It was November, 1990. The Blue Jays had moved into their futuristic Skydome midway through the previous season. The team Pat Gillick had so carefully built, was ready to win and there was one matter to which he and Paul Beaston felt they had to address: signing a free agent. They’d never gone there, and […]

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Nov 18, 2014, 11:06 am

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Canada's team returning to relevance

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Published: Dec 18, 2012, 2:54 pm EST

General manager Alex Anthopoulos was given the wherewithal to restore the franchise to its former glory, and with such deals as the R.A. Dickey trade, he has come through.

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Dec 18, 2012, 2:54 pm

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Gillick, Alomar belong in Hall together

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Published: Jul 23, 2011, 3:34 pm EDT

Peter Gammons says that Pat Gillick, the best general manager of his time, and Robbie Alomar, the most instinctive player most of us will ever see, are where they belong -- together in the Hall of Fame.

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