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Shaun Doyle- Founder, Senior Editor-
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Shaun Doyle is a long time Blue Jays fan! He enjoys writing so much that he decided to put those things together and create Jays From the Couch. Shaun is formerly the Senior Editor at Jays Journal, the top MLB site in the FanSided Network. There, he enjoyed record setting unique views every month that allowed him to interact with so many Blue Jays fans! It is that enjoyment and interaction that led him to found Jays From the Couch. The goal is to focus on the reader experience and create quality, professional Blue Jays coverage while having some fun along the way. Shaun is the co-host of the Jays’ Nest Podcast, which is highly ranked in iTunes, and has appeared on CTV News Channel as well as several radio spots. Shaun looks forward to sharing his passion for the Blue Jays with you.
Ryan Mueller- Co-Editor- MiLB Fanatic-
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I’ve been a Toronto Blue Jays fan for as long as I can remember. Cut my blogging teeth with Jays Journal at Fansided. Not a writer by trade, but I’m improving. These days I watch more MiLB.tv than Blue Jays. The great thing about covering eight Blue Jays minor league team is, at least one of your teams is bound to come away with a victory. I will provide Jays From the Couch with daily MiLB highlights during the summer, Prospect Spotlights, updates on MiLB transactions, and a sprinkling of MLB analysis. Visit often and let’s talk/debate prospects and their potential.
Wade Black- Co-Editor-
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Wade is a long time baseball fan who has been involved with the game for over 30 years. Including as a former college player, amateur coach, and blogger.
Ryan Andrews- Assistant Editor-
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Ryan has been immersed in sports from a young age, since he could read Jr. Jays comics as they filtered into the backwoods of Northern Nova Scotia. He’s been blogging about sports since high school, writing on FOX Sports.com’s blogs as well as his own Tailpipe Sports blog. He comes off successful stints with Plarko and Jays Journal to contribute to Jays From the Couch. He brings a discerning eye, a smoking keyboard, and a brain that made Jeopardy! rethink letting Canadians onto their program.
Spencer Redmond- Staff Writer-
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Spencer is a sports management student at university of Wisconsin who loves baseball and basketball.
James Dailey – Staff Writer –
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James Dailey is like a purple unicorn – a US born and raised Blue Jays fan whose loyalty emerged at the age of 11. He was seduced away from any of the teams near his native Central Pennsylvania by the exciting young outfield of Bell, Barfield and Moseby. He obsessively awaited Blue Jays highlights on Sportcenter and Baseball Tonight every day, and was the first to grab the mail on delivery day of his beloved Sporting News – his only source of regular team coverage in the offseason. He’s in his 32nd year playing baseball, and a few years ago pitched as the starter into the 11th inning of a 3-2 victory against his team’s biggest rival, cause that is how he rolls. Shortly there after, he rolled himself to the orthopedic to be diagnosed with a torn labrum, so now he just noodle arms the ball over from 2B.
Catherine Stem- Staff Writer-
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Catherine is a Blue Jays girl who loves this team and is looking to add to her World Series parade experience. There’s nothing better than writing about this team and nothing worse than waiting for the season to start…..
Joy Frank-Collins- Staff Writer- Follow @joyfc
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Joy Frank-Collins is a Communications professional who got her start writing as a journalist at a daily newspaper in southeastern Ohio. She was born in Reds country, but “found” baseball watching the 1986 Mets win the World Series. A long-time Pittsburgh Pirates fan, she added the Blue Jays as her AL team the day they picked up Russell Martin. She lives in Marietta, Ohio, with her family, who all share her passion for baseball. She loves the suicide squeeze, a crisp 6-4-3 double play and catchers. When not obsessing over baseball, Joy likes to work out, travel and drink wine. Check her out on Twitter @JoyFC and Instagram @JoyFC
Dustin Reddon- Staff Writer- Follow @dred09
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Dustin, simply put, is a Blue Jays fanatic. Bleeding team colors, he injects anything Blue Jays into his life as much as possible. Dustin loves talking sports more than anything, and pushing his love for the game and the Jays on anyone he can. This includes his 2 amazing kids (age 3 and 4), who already not only notice, but get excited to see the Blue Jays on TV, jerseys donned.. A die hard sports fan his entire life, Dustin even wrote his international baccalaureate thesis on championships in sports history. Born in Calgary, and now living in Morinville, Dustin is also a group benefits account manager by day.
William Wilson- Staff Writer- Follow @williamefwilson
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As a long-time Jays fan, I’ve invested more time in bad baseball than a sane person would allow. Fortunately, I was finally rewarded with some post-season action last year! This year? My fingers have been crossed since April.
I’m also a big fan of pizza, but that needs no explanation.
Roy Widrig- Staff Writer– Follow @rolewiii
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Roy’s earliest memories all involve baseball and from the early 90’s and the Blue Jays dream teams. He became a Blue Jays fan upon meeting and watching Carlos Delgado and Shawn Green cut their teeth in Syracuse, NY in the run-down confines of MacArthur Satdium, nestled between highway and swamp deep within the Rust Belt. A lifelong baseball player, Roy still plays in the 25+ Syracuse MSBL for the Liverpool Mets. He watches almost all games with his best buddy Sebastian, a four year old Pug.
Ryan Bird- Staff Writer– Follow @ryan88bird
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A fan since the 90’s, I’ve always loved the game of baseball and specifically the Blue Jays. Once I realized I couldn’t make the big leagues I found a love for baseball stats and how to analyze them. My dream is to travel to the ballpark of each Major League team. Still have 23 to go! My all-time favourite Blue Jay is Carlos Delgado. I also like to collect those souvenir cups.
Richard Lee-Sam- Staff Writer- Follow @RLeesam
I’m a lifelong Blue Jays fan studying journalism in Toronto. I was only eight months old when Joe touched ’em all, so I’m just patiently waiting to see a parade of my own. The sweet swing of Carlos Delgado is what hooked me in and I’ve loved this team ever since. Jose Bautista slander isn’t welcome around these parts.
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