Beatles drummer Ringo Starr famously tossed his drum sticks across the studio during the recording of the song Helter Skelter in July 1968, and in a fit of frustration screamed: “I got blisters on my fingers!”
TORONTO — It was a home opener with all the trimmings.
BALTIMORE — There’s plenty of reason for Jays manager John Gibbons and his pitching staff to respect the Orioles attack.
After a thrilling 2016 postseason that ended in the Chicago Cubs' first World Series championship since 1908, and coming off a USA World Baseball Classic title (led by tourney MVP Marcus Stroman), Major League Baseball looks poised for an even bigger 2017 campaign.
They took it right down to the wire, but disaster was avoided in November when Major League Baseball and the players association struck a new five-year labour agreement.
One look around baseball will tell you there’s no shortage of bright, young stars making things easy on marketing departments.
Can the Red Sox survive without Big Papi? Will the Angels find help for Mike Trout? Will Jose Bautista find his form? Your guide to the American League:
An elite pitcher is worth his weight in gold.
With opening day of the 2017 major league baseball season just two weeks away, Blue Jays third baseman Josh Donaldson is ready to return to action.
Unfurl your flag and break out the face paint: it’s World Baseball Classic time.
As Blue Jays manager John Gibbons says, you know Josh Donaldson is around because you can hear him.
Blue Jays manager John Gibbons is batty for Joey Bats this spring.
The past six months have been a time of celebration and mass confusion for Blue Jays catcher Juan Graterol. With the emphasis on the latter.
It’s all about the optics.
Blue Jays third baseman Josh Donaldson left the Jays’ training site on Saturday after he “felt something in his right calf.”
“Spring starts when a heartbeat’s pounding, when the birds can be heard above the reckoning carts.” – The Tragically Hip
Retired Blue Jays ace Roy Halladay and former Expos slugger Vladimir Guerrero are among the 2017 Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame inductees.
The curious offseason of the Toronto Blue Jays, the one in which they watched one franchise hero sign with a rival for a smaller contract than they had offered him, and then snapped up the second Jays legend for the relative pittance of a one-year guarantee, is perhaps best summed up by one statement offered by Ross Atkins on Thursday morning.