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Source: Blue Jays sign reliever Alburquerque

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 19:04:40 EDT

The Blue Jays reportedly added more depth to their bullpen on Thursday by signing veteran right-hander Al Alburquerque to a Minor League deal with an invitation to Spring Training.



Jansen among top 10 catching prospects

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 00:46:56 EDT

Dan Jansen's stock is rising in the Blue Jays' Minor League system, and so is his ranking among some of the top prospects in baseball.



Estrada reveals reason behind midseason funk

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 13:17:00 EDT

The contrast within Marco Estrada's 2017 season was striking. Estrada maintained a 3.15 ERA through April and May - the sort of performance the Blue Jays expected from a reliable starter who earned his first All-Star selection the year before. Then Estrada's season went awry, as trade speculation swirled around the disappointing Jays.



Source: Grandy, Toronto agree to 1-year pact

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 01:49:41 EDT

The Blue Jays shifted their attention to the outfield Monday night by reaching an agreement with veteran Curtis Granderson on a one-year deal worth $5 million. Toronto has yet to officially announce the signing, but it was first reported by MLB Network's Ken Rosenthal and has since been confirmed by MLB.com's Mark Feinsand.



Prospect Tellez eager for clean slate in '18

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 15:59:42 EDT

The 2017 season was a learning experience for prospect Rowdy Tellez, both on and off the field. It's also something he doesn't want to have to go through ever again.



Toronto, Donaldson agree on record $23M deal

Fri, 12 Jan 2018 19:33:53 EDT

Josh Donaldson did not get the long-term deal he was hoping for -- at least not yet -- but a record-setting pre-arbitration settlement should come as a pretty good consolation prize.



Rogers Centre to extend protective netting

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 14:37:50 EDT

The Blue Jays announced plans on Monday to improve the safety of their fans by replacing and extending the protective netting at Rogers Centre for the 2018 season.



Blue Jays' Top 30 Prospects list

Fri, 17 Feb 2017 21:05:43 EDT

Who 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.



Stroman, Osuna likely headed for arbitration

Fri, 12 Jan 2018 20:12:37 EDT

The Blue Jays appear destined for arbitration hearings with Marcus Stroman and Roberto Osuna after the star right-handers remained unsigned following Friday's deadline to exchange salary figures.



Atkins: Blue Jays looking to 'complement' OF

Thu, 11 Jan 2018 15:26:34 EDT

The Blue Jays remain in the market for another outfielder, but Jay Bruce is one name that finally can be scratched off their list of potential targets.



Blue Jays flush with options in dynamic bullpen

Wed, 10 Jan 2018 00:00:00 EDT

Relievers are notoriously difficult to project from one year to the next, but one thing working in Toronto's favor this year is that there are plenty of alternatives if somebody falters.



Past, present Blue Jays set for Winter Fest

Wed, 10 Jan 2018 17:37:00 EDT

If the Blue Jays have visions of turning Winter Fest into one of their signature annual events, then Wednesday's lineup reveal marked a pretty good start.



Blue Jays name Mordecai quality control coach

Wed, 10 Jan 2018 17:40:07 EDT

Longtime Blue Jays Minor League instructor Mike Mordecai received a long-awaited promotion to the big league club when he was named Toronto's new quality control coach on Wednesday.



Healthy Sanchez could set tone for rotation

Tue, 9 Jan 2018 00:00:00 EDT

The Blue Jays' starting rotation went from a supposed strength to a noticeable weakness in 2017. Will a similar group bounce back this year?



Questions remain, but lineup mostly intact

Mon, 8 Jan 2018 00:00:00 EDT

There is still plenty of time for things to change, but the Blue Jays' current projected lineup looks very similar to the one that they ended the 2017 season with.



Shapiro: Blue Jays proactive with infield depth

Mon, 8 Jan 2018 15:21:08 EDT

The Blue Jays expect to have Troy Tulowitzki and Devon Travis healthy for the start of the season, but their checkered history of injuries has played a major role in Toronto's offseason.



Blue Jays land versatile Solarte from Padres

Sat, 6 Jan 2018 20:43:28 EDT

Increased versatility has been the Blue Jays' top priority this offseason, and general manager Ross Atkins further stressed its importance on Saturday afternoon by trading for infielder Yangervis Solarte.



Guerrero, Bichette to take part in rookie program

Fri, 5 Jan 2018 18:02:38 EDT

Vladimir Guerrero Jr. and Bo Bichette will get their first taste of life in Toronto when the Blue Jays host their annual rookie development program at Rogers Centre, and fans will be able to meet them at Winter Fest later this month.



Inbox: Blue Jays holding out for a bargain?

Thu, 4 Jan 2018 16:10:35 EDT

Gregor Chisholm answers questions about the slow-moving free-agent market, Devon Travis and more.



Depth added, but Toronto infield remains intact

Sat, 6 Jan 2018 17:41:30 EDT

The infield seems to be one area of the roster where the Blue Jays' current status quo should work.



Blue Jays have several options behind Martin

Tue, 2 Jan 2018 16:21:39 EDT

Russell Martin remains Toronto's undisputed No. 1 catcher and behind him there are a lot of question marks.



Blue Jays face questions entering 2018

Sun, 31 Dec 2017 19:35:53 EDT

There has been a shift of power in the American League East, and for the first time in three years, the Blue Jays will enter the upcoming season as clear underdogs in the division. Here's a closer look at the top five pressing questions facing the Blue Jays as they enter 2018.



Injuries kept Toronto from sliding into contention

Sat, 30 Dec 2017 12:28:37 EDT

The Blue Jays' 2017 season began with high expectations, but a lack of depth and countless injuries made sure it never really got off the ground. Toronto placed 25 players on the disabled list in 2017, which resulted in 1,394 games lost to injury and eliminated any hopes of contending. The Blue Jays dropped to last in the American League East on Opening Day and remained there until the final day of the regular season.



Blue Jays' Zeuch primed for breakout in '18

Fri, 29 Dec 2017 02:36:43 EDT

Jonathan Mayo breaks down a list of an even dozen prospects -- six hitters and six pitchers -- who seem primed to have big 2018 seasons and who could, as a result, land on our Top 100 at some point in the current year.



Inbox: Where will Blue Jays play Travis in '18?

Thu, 28 Dec 2017 11:42:00 EDT

Gregor Chisholm answers questions about defense, up-and-coming players and more.



7 Blue Jays prospects who could emerge in '18

Mon, 25 Dec 2017 19:58:58 EDT

Toronto's Minor League system is still a work in progress, but with a developing core of young talent, the Blue Jays have a lot more depth than they did at this time last year.



Blue Jays promote Huffman to head trainer

Fri, 22 Dec 2017 11:34:53 EDT

The Blue Jays have found their new head athletic trainer, and she's a familiar face to the organization.



Inbox: Could Blue Jays swing a big trade?

Tue, 19 Dec 2017 15:51:58 EDT

What are the chances the Blue Jays trade Josh Donaldson? Could the club go in the opposite direction and look to deal prospects for Major League talent? Beat reporter Gregor Chisholm answers those questions and more in the Inbox.



Q&A: GM Atkins' holidays always active

Fri, 22 Dec 2017 16:12:02 EDT

Blue Jays general manager Ross Atkins might have spent his childhood growing up in Miami, but he appears to have adjusted to the Canadian winters. Want proof? All you need to do is take a look at the ice rink in his backyard. Atkins, of course, is no stranger to a cold winter after having spent almost 15 years with Cleveland, but Toronto is a different beast altogether. The third-year GM recently took time to talk about the upcoming holidays and what has changed since he moved to Toronto in 2015.



Blue Jays pitchers, catchers report Feb. 14

Mon, 18 Dec 2017 13:02:12 EDT

The countdown to spring baseball is officially on after the Blue Jays released their reporting dates Monday morning.



Toronto's Bove named East Scout of Year

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 18:22:48 EDT

Sabermetrics have become an integral part of evaluating baseball players, but Russ Bove is proof that the traditional way of discovering young talent is still alive and well. In fact, it's what helped the Blue Jays land top prospect Bo Bichette.



Faith in core allowing Blue Jays to bide time

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 21:43:38 EDT

Ross Atkins has a lot of "opportunities and alternatives" to improve his roster, but the Blue Jays' general manager does not appear to be in a rush to get something done during this slow-moving market.



Blue Jays keep focus on roster, not AL East

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 20:39:21 EDT

The American League East got a whole lot more competitive on Day 1 of the Winter Meetings, but the Blue Jays insist the rest of the division loading up on talent will not impact their plans for 2018.



Morris gets long-awaited call to Hall

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 08:13:34 EDT

Jack Morris, a 21-game winner for the Blue Jays in 1992, was named to the Hall of Fame's Class of 2018 by the Modern Era Committee on Sunday, along with longtime teammate Alan Trammell.