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  • • Vlad Jr. not shying away from leadership role
    The Blue Jays gathered their brightest young stars in Toronto this week for their annual Development Program, which the organization believes will advance the talent and leadership of its highly anticipated top prospects. In what Blue Jays fans will hope is a sign of things to come, Vladimir Guerrero Jr. stood in the middle of it all with a sparkli...
  • • Around the Horn: Vlad Jr. highlights 2019 infield
    Vladimir Guerrero Jr. arguably is already considered Toronto's "Face of the Franchise" and he has yet to appear in a Major League game. That will change by late April, and once it does, the future will become the present for a rebuilding Blue Jays organization that features plenty of young talent....
  • • Curtis Granderson intends to play in 2019
    Curtis Granderson is hardly alone as a veteran free agent about whom there have been very few rumors this winter, but Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic tweets that Granderson “fully intends to play another year.” It’s been a year to the date since Granderson, 38 in March, agreed to a one-year contract with the Blue Jays that guaranteed him $5M for the ...
  • • Melvin Upton Jr. says he will go by B.J. again this season
    Melvin Upton Jr. intends to continue playing in 2019 despite not making an MLB roster last year, and the veteran outfielder may have a clever why of trying to convince teams he has turned back the clock. If you followed Upton during the best years of his career, you know that he used to go by the nickname B.J. when he was smashing home runs with th...
  • • Three remaining needs: AL East
    In the final installment of our 3 Remaining Needs series, let’s take a look at the division that boasted the best and worst teams of the 2018 season. The AL East perfectly reflects the class warfare plaguing the American League, as the gap between the competitive upper class and, well, the Orioles could not be more stark. Even within the upper crus...
  • • Cubs hire Craig Breslow as director of strategic initiatives for baseball operations
    The Cubs announced Monday that they’ve named former big league reliever Craig Breslow director of strategic initiatives in their baseball operations department. That, it seems, will put an end to a playing career that dates all the way back to the 2002 season for the 38-year-old Breslow, who spent the 2018 campaign pitching in the Blue Jays’ minor ...
  • • Russell Martin thinks return to Dodgers can bring back ‘magic’
    Russell Martin is returning to the Dodgers, the team that drafted and groomed him, and for whom he made two All-Star teams. Though his play dropped off last season, he’s hoping a return to Los Angeles can bring back some “magic” for him, much like it did for Matt Kemp. Martin was acquired by the Dodgers in a trade with the Blue Jays on Friday — one...
  • • Rockies' Nolan Arenado headed for record arbitration salary
    Colorado Rockies third baseman Nolan Arenado is well on his way to a record salary via the arbitration process. Arenado and the Rockies swapped figures on Friday, with the third baseman asking for $30 million and the team offering $24 million, according to Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic. Even if the Rockies were to win proceedings, the $24 million s...
  • • Braves name Dana Brown as VP of scouting
    The Atlanta Braves today announced the organization has hired Dana Brown as vice president, scouting. Brown joins the club from the Toronto Blue Jays, where he served as a special assistant to the general manager for the previous nine seasons. In his role, Brown will oversee Atlanta's amateur scouting efforts....
  • • Dodgers reuniting with catcher Martin
    The Dodgers acquired veteran Russell Martin and cash from the Blue Jays on Friday for cash for right-handed pitcher Andrew Sopko and Minor League infielder Ronny Brito....
  • • Dodgers reuniting with catcher Martin
    The Dodgers appear to have addressed their catching situation for 2019, as they have acquired Russell Martin from the Blue Jays via trade. Toronto's return is unknown at this point. Sportsnet's Arash Madani was first to report the swap....
  • • Dodgers Acquire Russell Martin
    1:30pm: The Blue Jays have formally announced the trade. They’ll send Martin and cash to Los Angeles in exchange for minor league shortstop Ronny Brito and minor league right-hander Andrew Sopko. 1:12pm: The Dodgers have reached an agreement on a trade with the Blue Jays that will bring veteran catcher Russell Martin back to Los…...
  • • Dodgers acquire veteran Martin from Blue Jays
    The Dodgers, who were looking for help at catcher, have acquired veteran Russell Martin from the Blue Jays in exchange for two minor leaguers....
  • • Blue Jays agree to trade Russell Martin to Dodgers
    Russell Martin began his MLB career with the Los Angeles Dodgers what seems like a lifetime ago, and the catcher will now be reuniting with his former team. According to baseball reporter Arash Madani, the Toronto Blue Jays have agreed to trade Martin to the Dodgers. Martin will turn 36 in February, and he is coming off a 2018 season to forget in w...
  • • Yankees Sign Drew Hutchison To Minor League Deal
    The Yankees announced Friday that they’ve signed right-hander Drew Hutchison to a minor league contract and invited him to Major League Spring Training. Outfielder Matt Lipka, too, will receive a minor league deal and a non-roster invite to Major League camp. Hutchison, 28, once looked like a promising long-term piece in the Blue Jays’ ...

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Top news - Blue Jays

  • • Frazier's HR sparks Mets' 5-run frame vs. Stroman
    A night after scoring six runs in a loss to the Blue Jays, the Mets tacked on six more in their first five innings Wednesday at Rogers Centre. The bulk of that came during a five-run fifth that knocked Toronto starter Marcus Stroman from the game....
  • • Frazier's HR sparks Mets' 5-run frame vs. Stroman
    A night after scoring six runs in a loss to the Blue Jays, the Mets tacked on six more in their first five innings Wednesday at Rogers Centre. The bulk of that came during a five-run fifth that knocked Toronto starter Marcus Stroman from the game....
  • • Coming off rough start, Gray opens trip
    After an off-day on Thursday, the Yankees will travel to Toronto to open a three-game series against the Blue Jays at 7:07 p.m. ET on Friday. Sonny Gray (5-6, 5.44 ERA) will get the ball and looks to avoid his third consecutive loss. The righty is coming off one of his worst starts of the season, allowing six runs on seven hits over 2 1/3 innings a...
  • • Estrada (glute strain) hopes to make next start
    Marco Estrada says he's optimistic that the glute injury that removed him from Tuesday night's game won't keep him from missing his next outing, but the Blue Jays aren't as certain....
  • • No movement in Orioles-Nationals dispute over TV rights
    While the ongoing television rights dispute between the Orioles and Nationals has been out of the news for some time, that doesn’t mean there hasn’t been any action behind the scenes. Jeff Barker of the Baltimore Sun recently provided a notable update on the situation. While the Baltimore organization has “grown weary of battling Major League Baseb...
  • • Blue Jays Designate Preston Guilmet; Select Luis Santos, Rhiner Cruz
    The Blue Jays announced some pitching shuffling in advance of today’s game. Righty Preston Guilmet was designated for assignment to facilitate the additions of righties Luis Santos and Rhiner Cruz, whose contracts were selected. An additional active roster spot was cleared by optioning lefty Tim Mayza. The 30-year-old Guilmet had been plucked...
  • • Romine expected to return to lineup Friday
    Yankees catcher Austin Romine is expected to be back in the starting lineup for Friday's series opener against the Blue Jays in Toronto....
  • • Jose Bautista receives standing ovation from Blue Jays fans in return to Toronto
    Bautista spent part of 10 highly productive seasons with the Blue Jays...
  • • Asdrubal, Mesoraco blast two-run HRs vs. Jays
    Jacob deGrom and Noah Syndergaard may be generating the most trade buzz at the beginning of July, but some other Mets are quietly adding to their stock. Second baseman Asdrubal Cabrera and catcher Devin Mesoraco, both of whom can be free agents after the season, hit two-run homers Tuesday in the first and second innings, respectively. The shots gav...
  • • Watch: Jose Bautista gets standing ovation in return to Toronto
    Jose Bautista made his long-awaited return to Toronto on Tuesday night, and it certainly lived up to the hype.The New York Mets outfielder was back at the Rogers Centre for the first time since his memorable 10-year run with the Blue Jays ended after last season. Bautista stepped up to the plate in the top of the first inning and was greeted by a r...
  • • Phillies To Sign Ryan Goins
    The Phillies have signed infielder Ryan Goins to a minor-league pact, per Matt Gelb of The Athletic (via Twitter). He’ll head to the team’s Triple-A affiliate. Goins joined the Royals over the winter after wrapping up a five-year run with the Blue Jays. He ended up seeing 41 games of action before being designated for…...
  • • Bautista receives ovation in return to Toronto
    Jose Bautista will go down as one of the best players to ever wear a Blue Jays uniform. He was responsible for one of the top moments in franchise history, and he was the driving force behind Toronto ending a 22-year drought in the postseason. On Tuesday night at Rogers Centre, it was time for the fans to say thank you for all of that, and so much ...
  • • Bautista returns to standing ovation in Toronto
    Mets slugger Jose Bautista received a prolonged standing ovation from Blue Jays fans before his first at-bat as a visiting player since leaving Toronto at the end of last season....
  • • Asdrubal, Mesoraco blast two-run HRs vs. Jays
    Jacob deGrom and Noah Syndergaard may be generating the most trade buzz at the beginning of July, but some other Mets are quietly adding to their stock. Second baseman Asdrubal Cabrera and catcher Devin Mesoraco, both of whom can be free agents after the season, hit two-run homers Tuesday in the first and second innings, respectively. The shots gav...
  • • Estrada faces just three batters before departing
    The Blue Jays lost yet another starting pitcher on Tuesday night when right-hander Marco Estrada was forced to leave in the first inning because of an apparent injury. Estrada faced just three batters before Blue Jays manager John Gibbons ran onto the field with one of the club's trainers to check on his ailing pitcher. After a brief meeting on the...

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