Raptors: How should the team be handling the Terence Davis sutiation?

Raptors: How should the team be handling the Terence Davis sutiation?

The struggles on the offensive side of the ball this season led Toronto Raptors fans to call for in crease in playing time for shooting guard Terence Davis, who made the leap from undrafted free agent to rotational guard in just one season. While Davis has had his moments on the court this season, he […]
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Author: Mike Luciano / Raptors HQ

Raptors: Is Norman Powell proving he’s a one-hit wonder after ice-cold start?

Raptors: Is Norman Powell proving he’s a one-hit wonder after ice-cold start?

Are Norman Powell’s struggles in 2020-21 just a cold stretch, or a sign that he’s regressing? The 1-5 Toronto Raptors are currently leaking coolant, as a team that won an NBA Championship and earned the No. 2 seed in the Eastern Conference in consecutive seasons has completely regressed on offense, as they rank just 26th […]
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Author: Mike Luciano / Raptors HQ

Key takeaways from the Toronto Raptors loss against the Pelicans

Key takeaways from the Toronto Raptors loss against the Pelicans

The struggles from 2020 carry on for the Toronto Raptors, as they suffer another loss to the New Orleans Pelicans. The Toronto Raptors are unable to win back-to-back games as they drop to 1-4 on the season after losing to the New Orleans Pelicans. Another slow second half derailed the Raptors from pulling away and […]
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Author: Nickeem Khan / Raptors HQ

Sogard to be called up, Gurriel Jr. optioned to Buffalo

After the recent struggles of Lourdes Gurriel Jr. to start the season, he will be spending some time with the Triple-A Buffalo Bisons.
The corresponding move will be infielder Eric Sogard getting the call and will most likely make his Jays debut in the upcoming week.

#BlueJays planning to bring up Eric Sogard in place of Lourdes Gurriel Jr., who will be heading to triple-A Buffalo.
— Shi Davidi (@ShiDavidi) April 14, 2019

Gurriel Jr., who has started the season 7-for-39 and a 3:12 walk-to-strikeout ratio, hasn’t had the best of luck when it came to any offensive production. Defensively, he has made some egregious errors — including getting pulled by Montoyo in Sunday’s game against the Rays after making a throwing error at second.
This trip down to the Bisons could do some good for him, get his confidence back and will hopefully be back performing much better. Last year, the 25-year-old was split between the Jays and Bisons fairly evenly, slashing .281/.309/.446 in 249 at-bats in the majors and .301/.330/.466 in 206 at-bats in Triple-A.
Sogard, 32, was optioned to Buffalo before the season began, as Richard Urena won-out the final position spot on the Blue Jays. In 30 at-bats with the Bisons this year, the infielder …

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Author: Thomas Williams / Blue Jays Nation