Edwin Encarnacion signs with Cleveland! This whole thing smells.

Toronto Blue Jays fans finally got the news they didn’t want to hear, that slugger Edwin Encarnacion signed with the Cleveland Indians — single-handedly improving the team that beat them for the league title.  This, I say respectfully, is bull$#!t. Among other things, the Blue Jays’ offer of four years/$80 million guaranteed ended up being…

Vive les Blue Jays! Big O hosts baseball weekend in Montreal again

  Officially, the season doesn’t start for real for a couple more days. But as far as I’m concerned baseball is back, with the Toronto Blue Jays taking on the Cincinnati Reds in two preseason games in Montreal.  I plan to just sit here and watch the game on Sportsnet, while reading Jonah Keri’s book on the…

THIS SORRY SEASON FOR THE TORONTO BLUE JAYS ENDS THIS WEEKEND

This weekend, the 2013 Toronto Blue Jays season, long since tossed in the trash, will finally be shipped to the landfill at the waste management facility. We are seeing a few stories about members of the Blue Jays organization making comments to the effect that they’ve let down the fans. General manager Alex Anthopolous spoke of…

BASEBALL!!!!!!!

This week, no other words need to be said. Unless you also want to say “OK, Blue Jays let’s play ball!”  That will happen soon enough.

CHEER UP CANADIAN SPORTS FANS, 2012 HAS BEEN A GREAT BASEBALL SEASON

In the wake of all this NHL lockout talk here in frozen Canada, it’s easy to overlook the fact that there are other sports going on. Like BASEBALL, which has seen three teams from Canada win their league titles in the past week: You had the Vancouver Canadians win their second straight title in the Northwest League;…