Devon White not caught up by the catch

Devon White has a lot of hardware: three World Series rings and seven Gold Gloves. But it’s one split-second that has emblazoned him in Blue Jays lore. A catch — more specifically, Game 3 of the 1992 World Series in which White threw himself against the wall in deep centre field to deprive the Atlanta […]

Coach Coles remembers Blue Jays winning experience

SURPRISE, Ariz. — “The fans were absolutely electric. Every night we had 40,000-50,000 people,” Darnell Coles said about his time in Toronto. Toronto? “Obviously with the team we were putting on the field, we ended up winning our second World Championship in a row.” Ah. That Toronto. Coles left the Cincinnati Reds as a free agent […]

Ex-Jays lead Cardinals to World Series

With Major League Baseball’s 2011 World Series set to get underway Wednesday night in St. Louis, the Toronto Blue Jays will be on the outside looking in once again. The same cannot be said for former Jays pitchers Mark Rzepczynski, Octavio Dotel and Edwin Jackson, who will all be suiting up when the Cardinals square […]

Drabeks head list of family ties

[audio:http://www.torontoobserver.ca/wp-content/uploads/2010/09/Rod_Drabek_Podcast.mp3|titles=Rod_Drabek_Podcast] When Kyle Drabek takes to the mound on Wednesday night for his major league debut against the Baltimore Orioles, his lineage could give him a fast start to success. Drabek, the centre piece in the trade that sent former Blue Jays’ ace Roy Halladay to the Philadelphia Phillies last December, already has a no-hitter on […]