Found March 30, 2012 on Fangraphs:
We spend a lot of our time at FanGraphs focusing on players who have bright futures ahead of them — or campaigning to have a blocked player finally get a chance in the major leagues. This makes sense, since it’s human nature to look for the positives and see the future with optimism. Unfortunatel...

Omar Vizquel Makes Toronto Blue Jays’ Roster

Forty-four-year-old shortstop Omar Vizquel has made yet another Major League roster, having earned a spot with the Toronto Blue Jays. The hopeful Hall-of-Famer, who will turn 45 in less than one month, is batting .433 through 15 exhibition games with the Jays, adding a bunt single and scored a run in Toronto’s recent win over the Orioles. The 11-time Gold Glove winner and three...

Spring Training: Three home runs help to do in the Phils in their last spring training home game in Clearwater, as they lose to the Blue Jays, 8-5.

The Phils lose their last spring training home game in Florida as they drop one to the Blue Jays, 8-5. The Blue Jays took the lead in the second as Edwin Encarnacion hits a lead-off home run, his fourth home run of the spring, giving the Blue Jays a 1-0 lead. The Blue Jays then took a 2-0 lead two batters later as, with a runner on second, and with still nobody out, Brett Lawrie...

Twins 4, Blue Jays 1

Omar Vizquel has an abundance of pride. He's also been around long enough to know that there is no shame in accepting a role as the Toronto Blue Jays' utility infielder. The next time Vizquel plays shortstop in a regular-season game he will become the oldest player in major league history to man that position. He turns 45 on April 24, just 19 days into his 24th big league...

Minor league rosrters!

Thanks to Gerry at Batter's Box, we can comment on the make-up of the opening rosters of the four full-season minor league teams in the Jays farm system. without a lot of fluff - here they are with my comments:(top 25 most important names - according to me - bolded)Las Vegas:SP- Aaron Laffey, Scott Richmond, Jim Hoey, Tim Redding, Bill MurphyBullpen - Chad Beck, Andrew Carpenter...

Hit Me Eric One More Thames

Last year, the Buy/Sell brought you such brilliant ideas as “Grady Sizemore is gonna bounce back big time!” and “I don’t believe a concussion can knock a player out for a full year… Can I get a Morneau?!”  Buy/Sell, “You know, I don’t point all of your crappy suggestions… Vernon Wells as a sleeper?  2003 called and said it wants its sleeper back.  You’re lucky...

MLB 80's Relics

There are two relics remaining from the 80's, and one of them was just guaranteed a spot on the Toronto Blue Jays 25-man roster...Omar Vizquel. The other, Jamie Moyer, is battling for a slot in the Colorado Rockies rotation.The 44 year old Vizquel is set to enter his 24th MLB season. He earned the utility infielder role with the Jays with a great spring (.433/.952 in 15 games...
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