Monthly Archives: March 2013

Toronto Blue Jays’ 2013 Opening Day Roster (Updated)

The Toronto Blue Jays open the 2013 MLB season at home against the Cleveland Indians on April 2nd.  R.A. Dickey, the 2012 NL Cy Young award winner, will be the starting pitcher. The Blue Jays 25 man roster is as … Continue reading

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The Leafs Season So Far

After playing 35 games of a 48 game shortened season, the Maple Leafs sit in 6th place in the Eastern Conference, and in 4th place in the Northeast Division with a record of 19 wins, 12 losses, and 4 overtime … Continue reading

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Ricky Romero Demoted

On March 26th, 2013 the Toronto Blue Jays announced the demotion of starting pitcher Ricky Romero to Class-A Dunedin.  The announcement came after a bad 2012 season where Romero went 9-14 with a 5.77 E.R.A. in 32 starts.  He was … Continue reading

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Toronto Blue Jays Opening Day Line-Up

I’d like to discuss the proposed Opening Day line-up for the Blue Jays. If I were manager John Gibbons, my opening day starting rotation would consist of: R.A. Dickey Mark Buerhle Josh Johnson Brandon Morrow Ricky Romero Casey Janssen would … Continue reading

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NHL Shootout

Is the Shootout worthwhile in the NHL? I say no.  It is far better to simply allow the two teams to keep the tie if no one can win a game after an extra period of play.  As it is, … Continue reading

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VIA Rail Operations (Part Three)

After talking about what trains/services VIA Rail could add, and where, I would like to talk about the other two important parts of the equation: financing and rolling stock. Financing Right now, VIA receives operating revenue from ticket sales and … Continue reading

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VIA Rail Operations (Part Two)

In this second part of my blogs on VIA Rail, I am going to talk about VIA’s Corridor service, the backbone of VIA’s system.  It runs from Windsor, on the border between Ontario and Michagan, to Quebec City.  It serves … Continue reading

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