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Gurriel hoping to impress in first look

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 18:47:22 EDT

The 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.

Gibbons using spring to evaluate youth

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 16:34:19 EDT

There 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.

Pompey out to make a good impression on Blue Jays

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 19:03:24 EDT

Canadian 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.

See what's new on MLB.TV and catch all the action

Fri, 17 Feb 2017 21:05:27 EDT

MLB.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.

Bautista deal evidence of shifting market

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 17:59:07 EDT

Tony 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.

Blue Jays set rotation for first 3 spring games

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 19:04:53 EDT

Right-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.

Sparkman could be Toronto's next Rule 5 success

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 15:00:51 EDT

Around 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.

Elder statesman Grilli: 'I've always bet on me'

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 15:53:23 EDT

Bartolo 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.

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's Prospect Watch.

Smoak could earn, run with starting job

Wed, 22 Feb 2017 15:54:08 EDT

Who's on first? The Blue Jays are hoping Justin Smoak will grab hold of the starting job and not let go.

Upton brings rare feat into 13th season

Wed, 22 Feb 2017 13:43:00 EDT

Call 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.?

Blue Jays not concerned with strikeout rate

Wed, 22 Feb 2017 14:59:09 EDT

The 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.

Happ honing 'explosiveness' in workouts

Tue, 21 Feb 2017 16:56:18 EDT

For decades, running has been a key part of pitcher's conditioning programs. And, for decades, some have questioned the practice.

Martin: Salty 'somebody that I can rely on'

Tue, 21 Feb 2017 15:03:54 EDT

In 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.

Fantasy Player Preview: Dominate your draft

Fri, 17 Feb 2017 21:05:52 EDT

From 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.

Blue Jays hope Liriano continues to flourish

Tue, 21 Feb 2017 16:20:27 EDT

When Francisco Liriano was traded from the Pirates to the Blue Jays on Aug. 1, his uniform wasn't the only thing that changed.

Inbox: Who is Blue Jays' Opening Day starter?

Tue, 21 Feb 2017 13:45:06 EDT

Blue Jays fans are asking about the Opening Day starter.

Stroman expecting a dominant year on mound

Tue, 21 Feb 2017 17:03:53 EDT

Marcus 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.

Pearce gives Blue Jays options in field

Mon, 20 Feb 2017 16:40:36 EDT

Steve 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.

Blue Jays say rotation is in league of its own

Mon, 20 Feb 2017 14:50:20 EDT

The 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.

Donaldson could miss 2-3 weeks with calf strain

Mon, 20 Feb 2017 09:16:39 EDT

Blue 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.

Breaking down the Blue Jays' Top 30 Prospects

Mon, 20 Feb 2017 12:44:03 EDT

The 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.

Morales admires Blue Jays' 'intensity on field'

Sun, 19 Feb 2017 14:39:37 EDT

When Kendrys Morales hit free agency this past November, there was never a doubt in his mind where he wanted to go.

For Loup, Glove Day like Christmas

Sun, 19 Feb 2017 17:55:36 EDT

The 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.

Travis close to full health, working with Tulo

Sat, 18 Feb 2017 16:27:19 EDT

Blue 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.

Pearce 'checking every box' in surgery recovery

Sat, 18 Feb 2017 17:53:12 EDT

Blue 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.

Bautista arrives at camp with same approach

Fri, 17 Feb 2017 13:23:58 EDT

Introduced, 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.

Left field among 5 storylines at spring camp

Fri, 17 Feb 2017 14:58:15 EDT

The 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.

Bautista fits in with Blue Jays' culture

Fri, 17 Feb 2017 16:10:58 EDT

For 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.

Gibbons mulling where Bautista, Morales will hit

Fri, 17 Feb 2017 13:02:02 EDT

Now 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.

Estrada enjoys coffee in bathrobe like rest of us

Thu, 16 Feb 2017 17:05:52 EDT

Estrada enjoys coffee in bathrobe like rest of us