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Ferguson: Third Base is the toughest route to Cooperstown

I've always wondered why there are so few third basemen in the Hall of Fame at Cooperstown. In fact there are fewer that played the "Hot Corner" in the Hall than any other position. In total there are 16 men enshrined, but four of them were restricted to playing in the Negro Leagues because of the social injustice of racism and the Colour Barrier. TSN 1050's Scott Ferguson has more. ...more

Ferguson: Jays need to go on impressive run to make playoffs

Heading into this weekend's three game set with Tampa Bay, the Blue Jays have 35 games left to play. They have to make up a four game deficit on Detroit for the second Wild Card spot. It will take a historic run to get to the post-season. ...more

Ferguson: Bisons' rotation gives glimpse of Blue Jays' future

While only one member of the Triple-A Buffalo Bisons' opening day rotation remains, those who have filled in for the departed quarter are providing a promising glimpse of what could be to come for Toronto Blue Jays fans. TSN 1050's Scott Ferguson has more. ...more

Ferguson: Looking at Jays' options before waiver deadline

There are still two weeks to go before the August 31 waiver trade deadline, so the window to pick up players isn't yet entirely closed. As Scott Ferguson of TSN 1050 writes, there are still a couple of potential names around the majors who could provide some help to the struggling Blue Jays. ...more

Ferguson: Blue Jays' trade options could be limited

Even if the Toronto Blue Jays were to add a piece for their stretch run via a trade acquisition before the August 31st waiver trade deadline, their options on the trade market could be severely limited. TSN 1050's Scott Ferguson explains why. ...more

Ferguson: Looking back at Jays' history of August trades

While waiting with anxious anticipation to see if the Blue Jays pull off any deals between now and the August 31 waiver deal deadline, Scott Ferguson of TSN Radio 1050 decided to look back and see just how many swaps they have pulled off during the "Dog Days" month and how fruitful the deals have been. ...more

Ferguson: Loewen still living for the dream

No doubt you remember the name of left-hander Adam Loewen. The strapping 6'6 Vancouver native was taken fourth overall by Baltimore in the June 2002 draft. Loewen made it to the bigs with the Orioles in 2006, but he had his struggles over the next three seasons. As Scott Ferguson of TSN Radio 1050 writes, now with the Phillies' Double "A" club, Loewen could make his way back to the majors. ...more

Ferguson: Tigers GM Dombrowski likes to make the big trade

What would you think of a general manager who's had a losing record everywhere he's been? Would you forgive him for making arguably the worst trade in franchise history? Would you hire him if you had the chance? Of course you would, in a "New York" second! At least if his name was Dave Dombrowski. TSN baseball analyst Scott Ferguson writes about the interesting career of the Tigers' general manager in his latest column. ...more

Ferguson: Recalling memorable Blue Jays pitching debuts

With all the buzz this week centering around the performances of young Blue Jays pitchers Marcus Stroman and Aaron Sanchez, Scott Ferguson of TSN Radio 1050 Toronto looks back at the debuts of four other Toronto pitchers and the success that they eventually achieved. ...more

Ferguson: Division battles the key to Jays' playoff hopes

The Blue Jays are still hanging in there in the American League East. And with 63 games left to play, they're tied with the Yankees at three full games back of Baltimore. They're also just 1 1/2 games back of Seattle for the second Wild Card spot. TSN Radio 1050's Scott Ferguson breaks down their chances at October baseball by the numbers. ...more

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