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Tao of Stieb: Which spring storylines will hold our attention in 2024?
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Spring has sprung in delightfully different Dunedin, Florida, and with the start of this year’s schedule of spring training games, the Toronto Blue Jays are now engaged in a heated battle for Grapefruit League supremacy.
Tao of Stieb: After push for Ohtani, Blue Jays still face major work
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Tao of Stieb: Losing like this may make cynics out of Blue Jays fans
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After four straight seasons ending in an acutely painful manner, a bland reassurance by management that all was well wasn’t the response that anyone was seeking, writes Tao of Stieb.
Tao of Stieb: Bracing for the stress of September Blue Jays baseball
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“Meaningful baseball in September” is what fans pine for when their team is languishing. But once a team like the Blue Jays begins to play those consequential games, September is the month when the long season gets very short.
Tao of Stieb: It's complicated, but this is why the MLB All-Star Game matters
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The urgency and anxiety of watching the 2023 Blue Jays
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If previous seasons were met with enthusiasm by fans, this year was met with expectation. Being competitive this year would not suffice, nor would hanging around the edges of the wild card race. It isn’t quite an “all in” season, but fans have staked a large portion of their passion into this season’s success.
Tao of Stieb: No easy way to process Blue Jays' crushing defeat
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For a franchise that has had more than its share of crushing conclusions, the end of the 2022 campaign ranks amongst the very worst.
Have Jays been a disappointment? Yes, but this group has a habit of finishing strong
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As the turbulence of this Blue Jays season continues, remember to enjoy the ride
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It certainly feels as though this weekend’s series will tell us much about who these Toronto Blue Jays are, and how high we can let our expectations soar for the rest of the year. Try to remember to breathe. And enjoy the ride.