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New York Yankees
Toronto Blue Jays
Could we be looking at an Orioles-Jays race for the top of the AL East in September?
Okay, they don’t even have a coach yet. They finished in fourth place a year ago. The Yankees are still the Yankees. And as we can tell from the three teams in Los Angeles and Miami, baseball is won on the field and not on paper. But there is real excitement north of the border for the first time in 20 years and it is impossible to ignore what the Toronto Blue Jays are doing.
The Jays just signed Melky Cabrera, coming off a suspension-shortened season where he hit .350. It is a low-risk, high-reward move that fills a need in left field. They just traded away spare parts for a top-level shortstop, All Star catcher, a speed demon who plays anywhere, and two top of the rotation arms. Last week they also signed Maicer Itzuris, a utilityman who will compete with Bonafacio for second base but like Bonafacio can pretty much play anywhere. And they probably aren’t done yet.
So anyway, as their team presentl...
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If you hadn't already heard, Jamie Moyer turned 50 on Sunday and, naturally, the internets are a buzz with some fun facts about the lefty. For example, should Moyer make an appearance in 2013, he'd join Satchel Paige and Jack Quinn as the only pitchers to ever appear in the bigs after their 50th birthday. And since Quinn's last appearance was just six days after...
Melky Cabrera cheated last season. He cheated Major League Baseball. He cheated the San Francisco Giants. He cheated the fans. He cheated everyone, and he got caught. But anyone who ever said that cheaters never prosper must have not been familiar with professional sports. After being suspended for 50 games and basically left for not by the Giants, Cabrera is about to sign a two...
The Toronto Blue Jays continue to add players as they seek to contend in the AL East. The Blue Jays recently acquired Jose Reyes, Mark Buehrle and Josh Johnson among others from the Florida Marlins. Today they came to terms on a contract with outfielder Melky Cabrera.
Cabrera missed the final six weeks of the 2012 season after testing positive for a banned substance. Before being...
In somewhat of a surprise move, the Toronto Blue Jays have reportedly inked outfielder Melky Cabrera to a two-year, $16M deal. Now finished with his 50-game suspension for PED use, questions remain about his performance going forward, but it's skill related stats -- not questions about strenght/endurance -- that keep me optimistic.
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The busy Toronto Blue Jays struck again Friday with their latest big deal: All-Star game MVP Melky Cabrera is set to join them in his return from a drug suspension.
A person familiar with the negotiations said the free agent outfielder and the Blue Jays have reached agreement on a two-year contract worth $16 million. The deal is pending a physical, the person told The Associated...
The Toronto Blue Jays are stacking up for the upcoming season. Today it was reported that the Jays signed free-agent OF Melky Cabrera, who was suspended on August 15 for violating MLB's performance-enhancing drug rules, to a two-year deal worth $16 million.
Just a few days after the Blue Jays pulled off a mega-trade with the Miami Marlins, which sent P Josh Johnson, P Mark Buehrle...
Following the latest Miami Marlins fire sale that will send Jose Reyes, Mark Buehrle, Josh Johnson, John Buck and Emilio Bonfacio to the Toronto Blue Jays in yet another despicable move by team owner Jeffrey Loria, a couple of the players are speaking out and saying that management lied to them. Reyes and Beuhrle are saying that the Marlins gave them verbal guarantees that they would...
As Jamie Moyer turns 50 on Sunday, there are bound to be plenty of "dude is so old" posts out there on the internets.So, with that in mind, I'm going to keep this one brief. Moyer is so old he's the only active Major Leaguer who can tell you where he was when John F. Kennedy was assassinated. He's also so old that he's pitched in 50 different big league...
The Toronto Blue Jays have narrowed their managerial search down to Jim Tracy and Jim Riggleman, ESPN.com reported Saturday. The job opened up when John Farrell left to be the Boston Red Sox's new manager a month ago. Tracy resigned as Colorado Rockies' manager in October after the club finished 64-98. Riggleman has been managing the Cincinnati Reds' Class AA affiliate...
The Toronto Blue Jays added a pair of frontline starting
pitchers, Josh Johnson and Mark Buehrle, in their blockbuster trade with the
Miami Marlins this week, but the team still want one more starter, reports Ken
Rosenthal of FOX Sports.
On #BlueJays: Anything is possible, but team did not get J. Johnson to flip him. Reality is, Jays still need - and want - one more starter...
Days after trading star shortstop Jose Reyes and standout pitchers Josh Johnson and Mark Buehrle to the Toronto Blue Jays for a slew of prospects, the city of Miami remains wrongly outraged at Marlins owner Jeffrey Loria for conducting yet … Continue reading →
According to ESPN Deportes, the Toronto Blue Jays have signed steroid user Melky Cabrera to a 2-year, $16 million contract. Cabrera, who was suspended 50 games last season for testing positive for performance enhancing drugs, batted .346 before his season came to an end. The concern now is now that he is moving north of [...]