Welcome to Canada, Troy Tulowitzki. In his first game with the Toronto Blue Jays after being dealt by the Colorado Rockies, Tulowitzki went 3-for-5 with a home run, two doubles, three RBIs and three runs scored in the Blue Jays 8-2 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies. After striking out in his first at-bat to extend his 0-for-21 hitless streak, Tulowitzki righted the ship in his...
Troy Tulowitzki was traded from the Colorado Rockies to the Toronto Blue Jays this week, and through no fault of anyone, the move gave rise to an inaccurate correct answer-and-question during Wednesday’s airing of “Jeopardy!” The answer was in a category about MLB teams that have never won the World Series, and it read, “In...Read More The post Troy Tulowitzki’s trade to...
Troy Tulowitzki may have been blindsided by the trade to the Blue Jays, but it appears that he is more than willing to make the most of an awkward situation. In his first game with his new team he crushed a home run to center field to give his team a 2-0 lead in the third. Talk about an ice breaker in the locker room, right?Tulowitzki went on to finish the game 3-5 with three runs...
Troy Tulowitzki didn’t waste any time endearing himself to Toronto fans in his debut with the Blue Jays. (Although the Rogers Centre crowd was already welcoming, judging from the ovation he received before his first at-bat.) After striking out in his initial plate appearance, Tulowitzki did not miss the opportunity Phillies pitcher Jerome Williams teed up, leaving an 88 mph...
Troy Tulowitzki knew he could be traded before Friday’s deadline, but the former Colorado Rockies shortstop apparently expected a little more warning than what he received. According to Patrick Saunders of The Denver Post, Tulowitzki heard of the deal with the Toronto Blue Jays when he was removed during the ninth inning of Monday’s game against the Chicago Cubs. Per Saunders...
It’s not fun. This game we all love isn’t supposed to stab us in the back. The business side isn’t supposed to get in the way of the passion. Late on Monday night, the reality of the pain that comes with being a fan smacked fans of the Colorado Rockies hard. It was the first time pain like that was felt since nearly four years ago, when the club dealt Ubaldo Jimenez. With...
The Colorado Rockies traded veteran shortstop Troy Tulowitzki to the Toronto Blue Jays on Monday night. In doing so, the team may have broken a promise to the five-time All-Star. Jeff Passan of Yahoo Sports reports that Tulowitzki had no idea he was being traded until Rockies manager Walt Weiss pulled him from Monday night’s...Read More
While many of you were snuggled up in your beds last night, Alex Anthopoulos and his henchmen were hard at work acquiring Troy Tulowitzki from the Rockies. You can read Dave Cameron’s piping hot take on the trade here and Kiley McDaniel’s scouting-oriented contribution on the three pitching prospects going from Toronto to Colorado here. […]
Here is the story of the 2015 Toronto Blue Jays, presented in two easy graphs. The Blue Jays have bludgeoned their opponents on offense but given most of that back on defense, so naturally, everyone — myself included — had them stocking up on improved pitching at the deadline. It was the path of least […]
Jeff Hoffman, Miguel Castro and Jose Reyes are three of the four players the Colorado Rockies are receiving in return for Troy Tulowitzki — a haul that has left many people disappointed so far. Looking at the return, Colorado is getting back at least two young, lively arms. Jeff Hoffman is a 6-foot-4 right-handed pitcher...Read More
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