Jeff Blair
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As host of the popular weekday morning program, The Jeff Blair Show, Blair brings Sportsnet 590 The FAN listeners up-to-date with the latest sports news and tackles the biggest questions of the day. Blair also serves as a leading Sportsnet baseball analyst, and acts as co-host of Baseball Central alongside Kevin Barker.
As Gausman struggles to find command, Blue Jays turn attention to Yankees
Jeff Blair
While Kevin Gausman takes his lumps after a poor performance against the Baltimore Orioles, the Toronto Blue Jays have to look ahead and try to find a way to put the brakes on the New York Yankees.
Family feud in ownership overshadowing Orioles' play on field
Jeff Blair
Instead of being a home-field edge, will border rules impact the Blue Jays' ability to trade?
Jeff Blair
The border restrictions haven't proven to be the home-field advantage for the Blue Jays that some anticipated. But, lurking in the background, is another wrinkle: what impact will the rules have on their ability to make trades?
If winning is best currency, Blue Jays brass should plan accordingly
Jeff Blair
Toronto Blue Jays management and ownership have long-term decisions looming and each season without a title is an opportunity lost. That's why winning pronto brings a kind of currency, both financial and otherwise.
Struggling hitters can find reason for optimism by diving into the numbers
Jeff Blair
Now that the lockout is over, it's time to talk about new rules for baseball
Jeff Blair
Now that the CBA is done and dusted, it’s time to contemplate how the game will look when the next round of talks rolls around. Not the business of the game – Jeff Blair is talking about how the game is played.
Commodification of players adds to mistrust in baseball CBA talks
Jeff Blair
The most thought-provoking comment in the wake of MLB talks breaking down is the union's Tony Clark’s decrying the “commoditization” of ballplayers. But has the game changed, or just the way we talk about athletes?
Baseball risks alienating more fans as labour dispute drags on
Jeff Blair
With labour negotiations dragging on, MLB's Opening Day is in jeopardy
Jeff Blair
What’s been said and done to date in Major League Baseball’s lockout should be on the cutting room floor. Opening Day is in jeopardy, and if you’re into panic buttons, put in the code, lift the cover and get your finger at the ready.