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Sunday Baseball Notes

Blue Jays have lot of making up to do after last season

There were two disasters in the city of Toronto in 2013 — Rob Ford and the Blue Jays. One was an out-of-control mayor who could have starred in “Animal House” given his behavior, and the other a baseball team that strangely crumbled after being anointed the one to beat.

We understand not living up to expectations because it happens a lot in baseball. The devastating injury to shortstop Jose Reyes, falling short in the pitching department, including the dreadful performance of Josh Johnson, the big-name hurler in the infamous Reyes deal with the Marlins that also landed the Blue Jays Mark Buehrle and Emilio Bonifacio.

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