Blake Murphy
How Blue Jays' Bowden Francis can maximize his splitter pitch
Blake Murphy
With the help of teammate Chris Bassitt, Blue Jays pitcher Bowden Francis has worked on perfecting his splitter pitch.
How Gausman's re-introduction of a sinker could make him more dangerous
Blake Murphy
Freeman-Liberty needs to be step back toward Raptors' player development success
Blake Murphy
Javon Freeman-Liberty’s season had some detours but he's stood out in a field of developing players hoping to make their case as a part of the Toronto Raptors' long-term plan.
Raptors can breathe sigh of relief as 15-game losing skid ends
Blake Murphy
15 games and 33 days. That was the last time the Raptors found the win column, until Friday night when Toronto went into Milwaukee and defeated the heavily favoured Bucks.
Raptors' 30th player of season, Malik Williams, their unlikeliest yet
Blake Murphy
Struggling Raptors providing opportunities for unheralded players
Blake Murphy
Nobody will be hanging the Raptors' success and failures on a pair of G League guards, nor should they. Not only is that not pragmatic, it would also fail to recognize that the duo are being asked to play outside of their normal role and skillset.
How Raptors' salary-cap picture looks after trade-deadline overhaul
Blake Murphy
After the Toronto Raptors made two more trades ahead of the deadline, Blake Murphy looks at where things stand heading into the 2024 off-season.
Raptors Trade Deadline Mailbag: Who might be dealt by Thursday?
Blake Murphy
Barnes shines, Nwora and Dick show encouraging signs for shorthanded Raptors
Blake Murphy
To call the Raptors' loss to the Hawks on Sunday a mixed bag misses the larger picture right now. The outcomes themselves are less material than the individual growth, as Blake Murphy writes, there was plenty to like from the Raptors' youngsters on Sunday.