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Daily Archives: June 16, 2014

How All Of The Blue Jays Hitters Were Acquired (2014 Roster Tree)

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How All Of The Blue Jays Hitters Were Acquired:

By Chuck Booth (Lead Baseball Analyst/Website Owner):

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For those that have never seen one of our Roster Trees, we go over how all of the players were acquired.

It works like 6 degrees of separation. By searching back to the origin of all the way back until a player is signed, drafted or purchased.

It totally gives you an idea on how the franchise has fared.

Toronto absolutely stole Jose Bautista from Pittsburgh, and then saw Edwin Encarnacion selected off of waivers by the A’s, only to see him return as a Free Agent 6 weeks later.

The Blue Jays have seen EE bash out several seasons worth of awesome since then.

You can track back some of the player to as far as Orlando Hudson and Roy Halladay. Read the rest of this entry

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Sully Baseball Daily Podcast – June 16, 2014

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Jeff Topping Reuters

Today’s episode of The Sully Baseball Daily Podcast. is a tribute to Tony Gwynn, the best hitter of his generation and one of the easiest players to root for in baseball history.

May he rest in peace.

Derek Norris, Travis Wood, Troy Tulowitzki, Hisashi Iwakuma, Mike Trout, Chris Tillman, Jonathan Lucroy and Madison Bumgarner all added to their totals for Who Owns Baseball

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Who Owned Baseball Yesterday (June.15) – Updated MLB Yearly ‘WOB’ Standings

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ASON O. WATSON/GETTY IMAGES

Derek Norris crushed a 3 run homer in the first inning and finished the game going 3-5 as the A’s pounded the Yankees, 10-5.

Troy Tulowitzki got on base 4 times, homered and drove in 2, helping the Rockies come from behind and stun the Giants 8-7.

Hisashi Iwakuma threw 8 strong innings, letting up only 6 hits, 1 run and walking no Rangers, earning the 5-1 victory for the Mariners.

Travis Wood held the Phillies hitless into the 6th inning and finished with 8 innings of 3 hit shutout ball for the Cubs 3-0 win.

They owned baseball on June 15, 2014.

To view the Yearly Leaders for Who Owned Baseball Standings, plus see who gained 1/2 WOB’s – Click the READ THE REST OF THIS ENTRY ICON OR SCROLL DOWN.

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