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The Blue Jays signed veteran infielder Omar Vizquel to a Minor League contract with an invitation to Spring Training on Monday night.

Former Indian Omar Vizquel Signs Deal With Toronto At Age 45

Cleveland’s favorite shortstop Omar Vizquel will try to for one more season in the sun. If he makes the Blue Jays team, it will be his 24th season in the big leagues. The Jays will be his 6th team, including the Mariners, Indians, Giants, Rangers and White Sox. Omar responded to a tweet from a fan who said they were a little sad that Omar didn’t come to Cleveland. Omar responded...

Blue Jays, SS Vizquel reach agreement

The Toronto Blue Jays have agreed to a one-year deal with veteran shortstop Omar Vizquel. Vizquel posted to Twitter, “I’ll be with the Toronto Blue Jays in spring training this year to earn a spot.” Vizquel, who turns 45 in April, has spent 24 seasons in the major leagues. He has won 11 Gold Gloves while starring in 2,908 games. Last season with the Chicago White Sox, he...

Omar comin’! Blue Jays sign 44-year-old Vizquel to minor league deal

If you were worried about preparing yourself for a baseball season that doesn't include Omar Vizquel, the 44-year-old infielder is doing his best to make sure you won't miss him. Vizquel will try to keep this baseball thing going for a 24th season, agreeing to a minor league deal with the Toronto Blue Jays on Tuesday. The news was first reported by's Jerry Crasnick...

Blue Jays sign Omar Vizquel

The Toronto Blue Jays have signed Omar Vizquel to a minor league deal with a Spring Training invite, ESPN's Jerry Crasnick reports. Image taken by Keith Allison and used under the Creative Common License Agreement.

Blue Jays agree to deal with INF Vizquel (AP)

Omar Vizquel and the Toronto Blue Jays have agreed to a one-year contract. Vizquel's agent, Adam Katz, declined to provide further details Monday, such as whether Vizquel would be on a major league or minor league deal. ESPN first reported the sides had agreed to a deal. The veteran infielder, who turns 45 on April 24, would be headed into his 24th major league season if he makes...

Blue Jays Closing In On Deal With Omar Vizquel

The Blue Jays and veteran shortstop Omar Vizquel are moving closer to an agreement, Vizquel's agent Adam Katz tells ESPN's Jerry Crasnick (Twitter link).

Agent: Shortstop Vizquel agrees with Blue Jays

Free agent shortstop Omar Vizquel has agreed to terms on a one-year deal with the Toronto Blue Jays, his agent Adam Katz confirmed to

Blue Jays sign INF Vizquel

The Toronto Blue Jays and infielder Omar Vizquel have agreed to terms on a contract.

Vizquel signs with Jays

Omar Vizquel and the Toronto Blue Jays agreed to a one-year contract.

The Wisdom of the Ages

By now you know, of course (when do I ever actually break news?) , about the two items of news (and a couple of odd rumors to boot) originating out of Jays-land on Monday. on the two items of news, I don't think I could express my view any better than Richard Griffin(!) did here.Omar Vizquel will be 45 this year, and last year he saw his hitting drop to the levels occupied for...

Jays add legendary shortstop

Ken Rosenthal has just tweeted that the Blue Jays have signed potential Hall of Fame shortstop Omar Vizquel. Details and links forthcoming -- if you see them, add them in a comment!
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