I’ve defended John Gibbons for a while. I’m of the opinion that some managers are bad at their jobs, some are extraordinary, but most are just there – not having a huge impact on their teams either way. Until this season, I’ve put Gibbons into that last category. He did some things well, and some things poorly, but they seemed to even out over the course of a six month...
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Manager John Gibbons guaranteed that Ezequiel Carrera would start on Sunday after a career day on Saturday.
Manager John Gibbons was feeling a little short after losing on Wednesday in extra innings on a passed ball.
Blue Jays manager John Gibbons has all faith in Marcus Stroman being able to live up to expectations as the Blue Jays' opening day starter.
John Gibbons ignited a controversy Tuesday when he claimed baseball's new slide rules make a joke out of the game. His rant went a step too far when he continued on to say, "Maybe we'll come out wearing dresses tomorrow" as if that would prove how much of a joke he believes the game has become.But while the comments did not go over well with fans on Twitter Tuesday night and Wednesday...
Toronto Blue Jays manager John Gibbons doesn’t feel inclined to apologize for a comment he made in anger after Tuesday’s controversial 3-2 loss to the Tampa Bay Rays at Tropicana Field. Gibbons suggested that major league players “might as well wear dresses” on the field after Tuesday’s game ended when Blue Jays slugger Jose Bautista was called out after interfering...
ST. PETERBURG, Fla. (AP) Toronto manager John Gibbons says he was trying to inject some humor into a tense situation and had ''no malicious intent'' in his comment that ''maybe we'll come out wearing dresses tomorrow'' after the Blue Jays lost 3-2 to Tampa Bay on Tuesday night because of baseball's new rule on breaking up double plays. Gibbons said before Wednesday's game with...
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Blue Jays manager John Gibbons says Tuesday’s ‘dress’ comments was just him trying to add a little humour to a tense situation, but says life’s too short and we all have to lighten up a little bit.
John Gibbons wasn’t happy Tuesday night and for good reason. What he said, however, has some people unhappy. The Toronto Blue Jays manager expressed his displeasure after his team lost on a game-ending double play stemming from enforcement of Major League Baseball’s new slide rule. Replay ruled Blue Jays outfielder Jose Bautista didn’t slide directly into second base, leading...
On Tuesday the most prominent example of the new MLB slide rule truly effecting the outcome of a game was experienced. The Toronto Blue Jays lost a chance at winning their game against the Tampa Bay Rays after a Jose Bautista slide at second base was ruled illegal, taking two runs off the board and ending their game in a 3-2 loss. The Jays were trailing the Rays 3-2 and had the...
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