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Echoes From 527: Sean Nolin


On Friday, Sean Nolin will become the latest pitching prospect to make his MLB debut for the Toronto Blue Jays. Signability concerns dropped Nolin to the 50th round in 2008 and the 48th round in ...

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Echoes From 527: Remembering Epy Guerrero


For the first time in nearly 20 years, the 2013 Blue Jays feature a strong core of Latin players, Dominican ball players to be exact. At one time, the Blue Jays were considered to be ...

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Retro Jays Cards: When Mongo Faced Rod Carew

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Craig Kusick, 1980 Topps, #693 Craig Kusick is not ours. Despite what this piece of cardboard may say calling Kusick a Toronto Blue Jay is misleading. Almost his entire legacy in baseball belongs to the ...

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Echoes From 527: Rotation Situation

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On Tuesday, with the Blue Jays & Rays knotted up at 1 in the 2nd inning, Tampa Bay’s Center fielder, Desmond Jennings hit a 3-1 line drive that struck Toronto’s, J.A. Happ in the side of the ...

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Echoes From 527: 2B


When the Blue Jays left Dunedin this April, one of the remaining questions left unanswered during the spring was who would play Second Base on a regular basis in 2013. Both Maicer Izturis and Emilio ...

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Bleeding Blue: I Won’t Lose Faith

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I’m mad. I’m upset. I’m disappointed. But I won’t lose faith. The Blue Jays have just finished another incredibly disappointing game against the Yankees, losing 6-4, but are you surprised? Is anyone surprised? With so ...

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Echoes From 527: Umpshow


Since the beginning, questionable umpiring has played as big a part in Baseball as gloves, bats and dirt. Over the years there has been a constant battle between, coaches/players and the men that call balls ...

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Echoes From 527: Where The Buffalo Roam


When Buffalo was searching for a replacement MLB franchise to supplement their on field talent for 2013 and beyond, they made one thing clear to their potential suitors.  The Bisons wanted to win. Having run ...

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Echoes From 527: Forty Two


On Friday, Legendary Pictures released the highly anticipated period piece, 42. The film tells the story of legendary Brooklyn Dodger’s 2nd baseman, Jackie Robinson while documenting the unique relationship between himself and the Dodgers trailblazing ...

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Echoes From 527: Lindsurance


Since making his MLB debut with the Blue Jays in 2006, Adam Lind has been a portrait of inconsistency at the dish for Toronto. Appearing as a September call up, Lind got off to a strong ...

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