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Fri, 24 Feb 2017 18:47:22 EDTThe Blue Jays will get their first look at Cuban prospect Lourdes Gurriel Jr. when the Grapefruit League season officially gets under way in a road game against Atlanta on Saturday afternoon.
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 16:34:19 EDTThere will come times during the regular season, Blue Jays manager John Gibbons knows, when an injury or a slump or a trade or some other curve thrown by the baseball gods will force the organization to consider its Minor League options. That is one of the things he'll be thinking about during the Grapefruit League season, which opens Saturday against the Braves at Champion Field.
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 19:03:24 EDTCanadian native Dalton Pompey hopes that playing in the World Baseball Classic and help him kickstart his spring, one he hopes will lead to a spot on the Blue Jays' Opening Day roster.
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 21:05:27 EDTMLB.TV is back, and it's better than ever. Watch live out-of-market games -- including almost 300 Spring Training games and the World Baseball Classic (in U.S.) without blackouts -- on more than 400 devices.
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 17:59:07 EDTTony Clark, executive director of the Major League Baseball Players Association, was at Florida Auto Exchange Stadium on Friday morning for a two hour and 20 minute meeting with the Blue Jays. In a wide-ranging interview afterward he touched on a variety of subjects, including the fact that big bucks weren't being thrown at power hitters as freely as in the past.
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 19:04:53 EDTRight-hander Mat Latos, one of the most intriguing arms in camp, will pitch when the Blue Jays play their Grapefruit League home opener Sunday against the Phillies at Florida Auto Exchange Stadium, manager John Gibbons said Thursday.
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 15:00:51 EDTAround the Blue Jays, the lore of the Rule 5 Draft is handed down from generation to generation. Right-hander Joe Biagini became the most recent success story last year, posting a 3.06 ERA and striking out 8.2 per nine innings in 60 relief appearances. That's why Glenn Sparkman just might be getting just a little more attention than your average Rule 5 pick this spring.
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 15:53:23 EDTBartolo Colon, who will turn 44 in May, is the oldest active big leaguer at the moment. Ichiro is seven months younger. R.A. Dickey is 42, and Koji Uehara will get there on Opening Day. Then there's Blue Jays reliever Jason Grilli.
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 21:05:43 EDTWho do the Blue Jays have in the pipeline? Get scouting reports, video, stats, projected ETAs and more for Toronto's Top 30 Prospects on MLBPipeline.com's Prospect Watch.
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 15:54:08 EDTWho's on first? The Blue Jays are hoping Justin Smoak will grab hold of the starting job and not let go.
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 13:43:00 EDTCall them Baseball's Elite Eight. You have the likes of Mike Trout, Bryce Harper, Mookie Betts, Wil Myers, Jose Altuve, Ian Desmond, Paul Goldschmidt and.... Melvin Upton Jr.?
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 14:59:09 EDTThe Blue Jays' offensive dropoff last season was startling. After ranking second in the Major Leagues in hitting in 2015, they fell to 23rd -- sliding from second in the American League to 12th.
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 16:56:18 EDTFor decades, running has been a key part of pitcher's conditioning programs. And, for decades, some have questioned the practice.
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 15:03:54 EDTIn Russell Martin's second full season in the big leagues, 2008 with the Dodgers, he played in 155 games and was behind the plate in a remarkable 149 of them. "It used to be an ego thing, that I wanted to play every day," the Blue Jays catcher said before Tuesday's workout.
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 21:05:52 EDTFrom baseball's brightest stars to the next great fantasy steal lurking on the Blue Jays' depth chart, everything you need to know is one click away.
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 16:20:27 EDTWhen Francisco Liriano was traded from the Pirates to the Blue Jays on Aug. 1, his uniform wasn't the only thing that changed.
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 13:45:06 EDTBlue Jays fans are asking about the Opening Day starter.
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 17:03:53 EDTMarcus Stroman -- now two years removed from surgery to repair the torn ACL in his left knee -- indicated after Monday's workout that he believes the best is yet to come.
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 16:40:36 EDTSteve Pearce has spent the last four seasons in the American League East, playing for the Orioles and Rays. So he saw a lot of the Blue Jays. And he liked what he saw.
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 14:50:20 EDTThe Blue Jays weren't quite sure what to make of their rotation going into last season. This season, the team believes it's one of the best in baseball.
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 09:16:39 EDTBlue Jays third baseman Josh Donaldson says he could miss two to three weeks of Spring Training due to a right calf strain he sustained on Friday.
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 12:44:03 EDTThe Blue Jays didn't receive much help from their prospects in 2016, but that should change soon, with an aging team set to give way to inevitable turnover in the coming years.
Sun, 19 Feb 2017 14:39:37 EDTWhen Kendrys Morales hit free agency this past November, there was never a doubt in his mind where he wanted to go.
Sun, 19 Feb 2017 17:55:36 EDTThe start of Spring Training is always an exciting time for Blue Jays reliever Aaron Loup. There's seeing the familiar faces of coaches and teammates around the clubhouse after an offseason apart. There's getting back to work in preparation for the grind of a fast-approaching regular season.
Sat, 18 Feb 2017 16:27:19 EDTBlue Jays second baseman Devon Travis says he's close to full health after having offseason surgery to remove a flap of cartilage from his right knee.
Sat, 18 Feb 2017 17:53:12 EDTBlue Jays general manager Ross Atkins says outfielder/first baseman Steve Pearce is ahead of projections in recovering from surgery on his right forearm and could be the team's Opening Day starter in left field.
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 13:23:58 EDTIntroduced, jokingly, as the Blue Jays' "new signing," Jose Bautista made his first appearance with the media at Blue Jays camp on Friday, the official report date for position players. The man whose offseason roller coaster resulted in a one-year, $18.5-million guarantee with his original club quickly did what he could to diffuse the narrative surrounding him.
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 14:58:15 EDTThe Blue Jays begin Spring Training with a roster that is closer to being finalized than most years, but that doesn't mean the camp will be void of interesting storylines.
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 16:10:58 EDTFor Jose Bautista, the offseason was long, strange and ultimately unrewarding. Or at least, relative to that $150 million figure that was floated around exactly one year ago.
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 13:02:02 EDTNow that Jose Bautista is back and Kendrys Morales has arrived -- officially and, thanks to Friday's position players report date, physically -- the question is where they'll bat in a changed Blue Jays lineup.
Thu, 16 Feb 2017 17:05:52 EDTEstrada enjoys coffee in bathrobe like rest of us