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MLB Trade Deadline Live Blog: Latest news, rumours, analysis
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With MLB's new expanded playoff format, there are plenty of teams still in the hunt for post-season spots, raising the stakes at the 2022 trade deadline — and the rewards for making the right moves. Stay informed of the latest as it develops with our real-time coverage.
How current Blue Jays roster was shaped by past trade deadline deals
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Five trends that will define the success of the Blue Jays' second half
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There are valid reasons to feel a variety of ways about the 2022 Toronto Blue Jays, and they remain a team with a massive range of outcomes. While it would be unfair to claim an ability to pin down what to know what they’re fate will be, we can identify a few numbers that will help determine it:
How outfield defence could impact Blue Jays' summer deal-making
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The Blue Jays are locked into their core, giving them the luxury of knowing that power — and run scoring in general — is a strength they can build around. The flip side of that coin is that Toronto has baked-in weaknesses.
How Raimel Tapia's emergence re-frames Blue Jays' trade deadline needs
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Blue Jays utility man Biggio doing more than righting the ship at the plate
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Expectations for Biggio were low when he returned to the Blue Jays on May 26, but since then he’s slashed an excellent .264/.411/.486 with a 158 wRC+.
High-impact trade candidates Blue Jays should consider for bullpen
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As the Toronto Blue Jays’ rotation has struggled in recent weeks the team’s bullpen has been tested — and found wanting. Here's a look at some potential candidates to bolster the bullpen.
Tactical moves paying off for Blue Jays' Montoyo this season
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Why Blue Jays' Alek Manoah is seeing pronounced platoon splits in sophomore season
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Alek Manoah's sophomore season has been a roaring success. But one concerning trend is his vastly different platoon splits, specifically when it comes to getting strikeouts. Nick Ashbourne digs deeper into what's causing the pronounced differences.