It was November 7 when the Toronto Blue Jays decided to get ahead of what eventually turned out to be a franchise-altering offseason.

ESPN’s Jeff Passan broke the news that the Blue Jays had agreed to a one-year, $8-million contract with Robbie Ray, who they traded for just over two…


It was Dec. 22 and approaching midnight when ESPN analyst Jeff Passan broke the news that not many expected at the time.

The Toronto Blue Jays and left-hander Hyun Jin Ryu had agreed to a four-year, $80-million contract. I was awake and shocked. Ecstatic, but shocked. …


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It’s here.

On Monday, hundreds of MLB players hit the open market. It’s not as robust and filled with star power, but there will be several front offices aggressively pursuing a number of guys hoping to improve their club’s outlook.

The Toronto Blue Jays should be in a position to…


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November 2.

It’s when free agency officially kicks off but there has already been a ton of movement from around the league.

Charlie Morton, Brad Hand, Carlos Santana, Kolten Wong and Jon Lester are among the most prominent players whose club options were declined meaning it’s open market for them…


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Do you really need a detailed explanation as to why the Toronto Blue Jays ought to trade for one of the game’s best players?

Of course you do.

Francisco Lindor is going to be traded. …


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Reminiscent of 2016, when the Toronto Blue Jays won 89 games and eventually advanced to the American Championship League Series, the front office decided against using too much of its prospect capital in deadline deals. …


An elite quarterback, running back and wide receiver.

NFL front offices dream about it. Fans revel in the thought of cheering for terrific athletes that can change the course of a game with one play.

The Pittsburgh Steelers had that. A three-headed monster that made up one of, if not…


The formula of sustainability in today’s NHL isn’t as strenuous as it’s made out to be. The league’s best teams almost always find ways to plug its holes by filling them with prospects or established players from within the AHL. …


Now that William Nylander has been signed, it’s time for everyone in, or even outside of Toronto, to speculate as to what the next big move will be for the organization.

Auston Matthews and Mitch Marner lead a group of pending restricted free agents that need to be signed. In…


The first thing that came to mind when it was announced that William Nylander and the Toronto Maple Leafs had agreed to a six-year contract extension was this Kyle Dubas quote from a few months ago.

“We can, and we will,” Dubas said when he was asked about the daunting…

Luke Casaletto

Journalist/Reporter. Current: @680News | Published work: @thescore, @CDNbaseball | Contact: lukecasaletto@gmail.com

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