Found November 28, 2011 on
Toronto Blue Jays
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Today's POTD looks at a series finale between the Blue Jays and Orioles at the Dome September 11.After reaching on an error at first, Mike McCoy slides into third base on an Eric Thames single to center in the first inning.
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The Blue Jays are looking for a closer this offseason and Bob Elliott of the Toronto Sun says the team has checked in on free agents Francisco Cordero and Matt Capps. Heath Bell is another option for the Blue Jays, who had interest in Jonathan Papelbon before he signed with the Phillies. Here are more notes on the Blue Jays, who have yet to make a major move so far this offseason...
ST. PETERSBURG -- Jose Molina isn't sure how many teams showed interest in his talents when he became a free agent...
TORONTO (AP) -- The Toronto Blue Jays acquired second baseman Luis Valbuena from the Cleveland Indians on Saturday in exchange for cash considerations.
The 25-year-old Valbuena appeared in 17 games for Cleveland last season, batting .209 with one home run and one RBI.
The left-handed hitter has played in 229 major league games over four seasons for Seattle (2008) and Cleveland...
As John Paul Morosi notes today, this is the start of a three week period centered around next weeks winter meetings during which the meat of the player movement this off-season can be expected to occur. Yes there are outlier factors - Darvish certainly won't be posted, won, and signed within the next three weeks (if at all) for instance. But for baseball junkies and rosterbators...
ROGER MOONEY The Rays are expected to finalize a deal this afternoon with free agent catcher Jose Molina. The Rays hoped to have signed Molina before Thanksgiving, but they did not receive all the medical background on the 36-year-old catcher.…
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. - Catcher Jose Molina and the Tampa Bay Rays have agreed to a $1.8 million, one-year contract.
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Jose Molina gets ready to block the plate as Evan Longoria heads home during a game last season in Toronto ROGER MOONEY Jose Molina, the Rays newest catcher, held a conference call with the Tampa Bay media this afternoon after signing a one-year, $1.5 million…
The Rays signed catcher Jose Molina, tweets SI's Jon Heyman. The near-agreement was first reported by Jon Paul Morosi of FOX Sports on November 17th. At that point, Morosi said Molina would receive a one-year deal with an option.
Molina, 36, is a career backup who will form a platoon this season, likely with Jose Lobaton after the trade of John Jaso to Seattle.
Catcher Jose Molina and the Tampa Bay Rays have agreed to a $1.8 million, one-year contract. Molina gets a $1.5 million salary for next season under Monday's agreement, and the Rays hold a $1.8 million option for 2013 with a $300,000 buyout. The 36-year-old hit a career-best .281 this year with three homers and 15 RBIs in 55 games.