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Sun, 26 Mar 2017 16:49:05 EDTOne of the worst-kept secrets in all of baseball was made official on Sunday afternoon as Blue Jays manager John Gibbons announced veteran right-hander Marco Estrada will be his Opening Day starter.
Sun, 26 Mar 2017 13:14:40 EDTDevon Travis has passed another big test and all signs now point to the third-year second baseman being ready for Opening Day.
Sun, 26 Mar 2017 16:13:45 EDTAlex Monsalve and Christian Lopes belted solo homers off Tigers closer Francisco Rodriguez in the ninth inning to give a split-squad Blue Jays club a 4-3 victory Sunday at Publix Field at Joker Marchant Stadium.
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Sun, 26 Mar 2017 15:49:58 EDTRyan Flaherty tripled and came around to score the go-ahead run on Cedric Mullins' sacrifice fly in the top of the eighth inning to give the Orioles a 2-1 victory over a split-squad Blue Jays club on Sunday afternoon at Florida Auto Exchange Stadium.
Sun, 26 Mar 2017 13:35:33 EDTLeft fielder Melvin Upton Jr. made his return to the Blue Jays' lineup on Sunday afternoon after missing 10 days because of a sore right shoulder.
Sat, 25 Mar 2017 16:33:55 EDTSteve Pearce is one step closer to being ready for Opening Day after he made his first spring appearance in left field during a 16-0 victory over the Canadian Junior National Team on Saturday afternoon.
Sat, 25 Mar 2017 17:42:56 EDTToronto's hitters got to New York starter Adam Warren before the Yankees rallied for a 6-5 win over the Blue Jays on Saturday at George M. Steinbrenner Field in Tampa.
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.
Sat, 25 Mar 2017 14:12:57 EDTJosh Donaldson spends a lot of time before every game talking hitting to anyone who will listen. Whether it's in the clubhouse, or on the field, players will come and go as they exchange information on opposing pitchers, mechanics and overall philosophy.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 17:18:30 EDTAs Devon Travis took his familiar place in the infield on Friday, the Blue Jays' second baseman had a feeling that the first major fielding hurdle of his Grapefruit League debut was going to come swiftly.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 13:07:39 EDTDid the Blue Jays quietly make a smart move by bringing Kendrys Morales north of the border? Statcast data suggests that by simply getting out of Kansas City, you could see more power from Morales in 2017.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 18:13:55 EDTTake away one bad pitch from Blue Jays starter J.A. Happ's third start of the spring, and Friday's 3-2 victory over the Red Sox would have been practically pristine.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 15:41:27 EDTJose Bautista hit an RBI double in his first Grapefruit League game since returning from the World Baseball Classic, and J.A. Happ struck out five in 5 1/3 innings to lead the Blue Jays to a 3-2 victory over the Red Sox on Friday afternoon at Florida Auto Exchange Stadium.
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.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 14:47:40 EDTThe Blue Jays have no qualms about Kendrys Morales supplying the middle-of-the-order power to fill the gulf left by three-time All-Star Edwin Encarnacion's winter departure.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 07:45:48 EDTMarcus Stroman dazzled for Team USA in the World Baseball Classic championship game Wednesday night, stifling a Puerto Rican lineup that had slugged its way through the tournament.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 10:37:42 EDTEvery Spring Training, prospects get a chance to show what they can do as they prepare for the season ahead. Some are competing for jobs in big league camps, others are prepping for the season as they vie for spots at Minor League affiliates up and down a team's system. MLBPipeline.com is visiting all 30 camps this spring. Today we check in on the Toronto Blue Jays.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 17:02:49 EDTDominic Ficociello crushed a three-run homer in the top of the ninth to put Detroit ahead, but fellow Minor Leaguer Shane Optiz did the same for the Blue Jays in the bottom of the frame to lift Toronto to a 5-4 Grapefruit League win on Wednesday at Florida Auto Exchange Park.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 10:38:00 EDTAs part of MLBPipeline.com's visit to all 30 Spring Training facilities, we'll be sitting down with prospects and getting to know them a little better. At Blue Jays camp, it was No. 2 prospect Sean Reid-Foley.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 08:43:14 EDTFollowing a thrilling World Baseball Classic that culminated in the United States winning its first title thanks to Wednesday's 8-0 win over Puerto Rico, World Baseball Classic, Inc. (WBCI) announced the All-World Baseball Classic Team.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 15:13:00 EDTBlue Jays right fielder Jose Bautista didn't play in the Dominican Republic's final game of the World Baseball Classic on Saturday because of a stiff lower back, and was scratched from the lineup for Wednesday's Grapefruit League game against the Tigers at Florida Auto Exchange Stadium. Both decisions were strictly precautionary, he said.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 18:40:00 EDTBlue Jays third baseman Josh Donaldson made his first Grapefruit League appearance in the field after his spring debut at designated hitter. He played four innings, and went 0-for-1 with a walk. Donaldson had been sidelined by a strained right calf.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 14:14:13 EDTBlue Jays manager John Gibbons was asked before Wednesday's Grapefruit League game against the Tigers if it was time to congratulate him on his reported new contract. Gibbons demurred, noting that no official announcement had been made. "But you can congratulate me all you want," he added with a grin.
Tue, 21 Mar 2017 18:00:04 EDTAaron Sanchez pitched into the fourth inning in his third Grapefruit League outing, allowing just one hit as the Blue Jays beat the Orioles, 5-2, on Tuesday afternoon at Ed Smith Stadium.
Tue, 21 Mar 2017 17:29:26 EDTBack-to-back appearances in the American League Championship Series have resulted in a two-year contract extension for Blue Jays manager John Gibbons. Gibbons' contract was set to expire at the end of this season, but the two sides are in the process of finalizing a new deal, a source has told MLB.com.
Tue, 21 Mar 2017 16:29:46 EDTRight-hander Aaron Sanchez said that he wanted to treat his second Grapefruit League start like a regular-season outing, and he was pleased with his results in Tuesday's 5-2 win over the Orioles at Ed Smith Stadium.
Tue, 21 Mar 2017 16:59:36 EDTManager John Gibbons says that he isn't too far off from disclosing the Blue Jays' planned rotation this season. In the process of making that announcement, he will also figure out how he wants to utilize backup catcher Jarrod Saltalamacchia and what would be the proper workload for the team's backstops.
Mon, 20 Mar 2017 18:06:35 EDTWith the exception of one pitch Monday, it was a flawless performance by Blue Jays left-hander Francisco Liriano. Ah, but that one pitch.
Mon, 20 Mar 2017 17:34:42 EDTJosh Donaldson's long-awaited Grapefruit League debut yielded three unmemorable plate appearances on Monday, but more importantly the promise of accelerated work for the Blue Jays' star third baseman.
Mon, 20 Mar 2017 17:15:41 EDTBlue Jays second baseman Devon Travis, who is recovering from a bruised knee, saw his first action in the field this spring during a Minor League game on Monday, and he expects to play Friday in a Grapefruit League game.
Mon, 20 Mar 2017 19:56:26 EDTFirst baseman ByungHo Park hit a towering two-run homer, abruptly ending the scoreless spring of left-hander Francisco Liriano and leading the Twins to an 8-2 victory against the Blue Jays on Monday at Florida Auto Exchange Stadium.
Sun, 19 Mar 2017 19:01:30 EDTAfter making his long-awaited debut in the field on Sunday against the Pirates, Blue Jays first baseman Steve Pearce made it simple when asked how he felt on a scale of one to 10.
Sun, 19 Mar 2017 17:39:32 EDTThe Blue Jays rallied for four ninth-inning runs against reliever Antonio Bastardo, but the Pirates rallied back for three more -- keyed by Gift Ngoepe's RBI double -- in the bottom of the ninth, leading to an 11-11 tie Sunday afternoon at LECOM Park.