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A Fresh Look at Jose and Edwin

A Fresh Look at Jose and Edwin

The idea that Edwin Encarnacion and Jose Bautista will re-sign with the Blue Jays is slowly thinning away.  Every Blue Jay fan is asking themselves: What are the odds of them returning? To find that answer, let’s look at it with some common sense. During Spring Training, Edwin Encarnacion expressed that he did not want to negotiate a contract until the conclusion of the season. Fast forward, and Edwin has had an very impressive season; therefore he is going to…

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A Tribute To R.A. Dickey

A Tribute To R.A. Dickey

R.A. Dickey’s knuckleball career in Toronto comes to an end but leaves behind a legacy of inspiration. In a way, his departure resembles a pitcher giving up four balls to give the batter a walk; except this time it is R.A who is doing the walking. The 42 year knuckleballer has spent the last four years as a starting pitcher for the Blue Jays, but, at the end of the 2016 season, was not offered a contract to continue his…

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How To Win The World Series – Blue Jay Edition

How To Win The World Series – Blue Jay Edition

You can almost predict it sometimes – there are teams that just look built to win the World Series. You’ve all heard the saying ‘history repeats itself’, and it applies the exact same way when it comes to baseball. The Blue Jays didn’t win the World Series this year – the Cubs did. Why, you ask? If you look up and down Cleveland and Chicago’s roster, what do you see? Most of the talent is fairly evident – Cy Young candidates, Gold…

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6ix Reasons To Thank Our Toronto Blue Jays

6ix Reasons To Thank Our Toronto Blue Jays

So the postseason ended sooner than we hoped it would. Sometimes you give it all you’ve got, but you just come up short. And though we wanted it for our boys, though we hoped and cheered for that next win, it just wasn’t in the cards this time around. And that’s ok. Being sports fans means we’ve got to be ok with the losses; they make the wins that much sweeter. But that being said, it’s critical we take a…

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6ix Reasons Toronto Loves Edwin Encarnacion

6ix Reasons Toronto Loves Edwin Encarnacion

What ever would the Toronto Blue Jays do without their fearless parrot smashing balls out of the park on an almost daily basis? Well, for one thing, they might not have made it nearly this far into the postseason without last week’s absolutely earth shattering 11th inning walk off home run. Slugger and first baseman Edwin Encarnacion comes through for our Jays time and time again. It’s hard to narrow down just six reasons Edwing deserves to be showered in…

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6ix Reasons Toronto loves Jose Bautista

6ix Reasons Toronto loves Jose Bautista

One word to describe Jose Bautista – Iconic. High average with runner in scoring position, clutch home runs, and a trademark bat flip kids can only dream of. How could you possibly nail it down to just six reasons why Jose Bautista is loved by Toronto? It was hard, but here it is. 6. He’s Effective on and off the field Remember when Jose was injured and he was being the teacher to Devon Travis’ student? Devon Travis has the highest…

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The Season Hangs On This: Previewing the Boston – Blue Jay Series

The Season Hangs On This: Previewing the Boston – Blue Jay Series

Exactly a month ago today, the Jays were at the top of the AL East two games ahead of the Red Sox. Fast forward to today, and Boston has clinched the AL East, the Jays and Orioles are tied for the wild card spot with Detroit a game and a half back and Seattle two games behind. As Drake would say, things are hot up in the 6ix. The 4-0 loss to the Orioles yesterday was a really tough game…

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6ix Reasons Toronto Loves Marcus Stroman

6ix Reasons Toronto Loves Marcus Stroman

There are few things in life more enjoyable than a great Stro Show. Though he has certainly had his ups and downs this season, Marcus Stroman never fails to light up the pitcher’s mound with genuine energy and enthusiasm. Let’s take a minute to check out just six reasons Toronto just can’t help but love Marcus Stroman: 1) He doesn’t accept defeat. Mr. Stroman came out of the 2015 postseason on a high. He was back from injury, and pitching…

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5 Players Crucial to the Jays’ Pennant Run

5 Players Crucial to the Jays’ Pennant Run

The three way race between Boston, Baltimore, and the Blue Birds is way too tight to lose anyone. On any winning team, there are players who seperate the wins from the losses, and with series’ against the O’s and the Red Sox down the stretch, one or two losses could be considered substantial ground, and could literally be the difference between a wild card and a consecutive pennant. These are the players in the 6ix that put fans in the…

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6ix Reasons Toronto Loves Russell Martin

6ix Reasons Toronto Loves Russell Martin

Canadian-born Russell Martin brings some of the warmest heart and most perseverant soul to our favourite Toronto Blue Jays. His confident calls behind the plate, intelligent read of the unfolding game play, and ever-improving appearances at bat are just a few well-known reasons he is deserving of Toronto’s love. Let’s explore just six more: 1) Simply put, he’s a good guy. While on the field, he is a constantly encouraging presence in the game. He keeps a positive attitude, regardless…

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