The Toronto Blue Jays might actually have a good bullpen

The Toronto Blue Jays have signed right-handed pitcher Mat Latos to a minor-league deal. This is not a flashy move by any stretch, but it shows that the Blue Jays are addressing a need. The recently signed both Joe Smith and J.P. Howell to major league deals. I love to see the team realizing it has a need in their team and then they go ahead and address it. Teams like the New York...
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Mat Latos Adds Even More Depth to Blue Jays’ Pitching Staff

It may not have been the “bait and switch” that Dexter Fowler pulled off last spring – seemingly signing with the Orioles and then waltzing into Cubs Spring Training Camp – but Mat Latos strolled into the Toronto Blue Jays’ locker room earlier today as the club’s latest signee. Sportsnet’s Ben Nicholson-Smith was first to report the Blue Jays had in fact signed Mat...
Via Blue Jay Hunter
3 days ago

Mat Latos, Blue Jays agree to minor league contract

DUNEDIN, Fla. (AP) Mat Latos agreed to a minor league contract with the Toronto Blue Jays, reported for big league spring training and will try to earn a spot on the 40-man roster. The 29-year-old right-hander went 6-2 with a 4.62 ERA in 11 starts for the Chicago White Sox last year, was released, then was 1-1 with a 6.52 ERA in one start and five relief appearances for Washington...
Via Associated Press
3 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Latos: Willing to do what's needed, relief, long relief, starter, whatever

Newest Toronto Blue Jay Mat Latos talks about his role with the Blue Jays and his willingness to do whatever is asked of him.
Via SportsNetCanada
3 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Latos: Tested out knee in off season and everything feels good

Newest Toronto Blue Jay Mat Latos talks about the knee injury that held him back last season and his work regiment that got him back in shape.
Via SportsNetCanada
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Blue Jays add pitching depth with veteran right-hander Mat Latos

'I need to earn everything as it comes.'
Via Toronto Star
3 days ago

Blue Jays Reportedly Agree to Sign RHP Mat Latos to Minor League Deal

Even with players reporting to Dunedin for Spring Training this week, the Blue Jays front office didn’t decide to slow down their work, agreeing to a deal with RHP Mat Latos according to David Bules, a friend of the pitcher. The deal is a minor league contract with an invite to Spring Training, and would have a base salary of $1.5M if he makes the team plus $500K worth of...
Via BP Toronto
4 days ago

Report: Blue Jays “far along” in discussions with Mat Latos

The Blue Jays and pitcher Mat Latos have reportedly made progress in contract negotiations.
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
4 days ago

Mat Latos could be the steal of free agency

Mat Latos signing with the Chicago White Sox Tuesday will end one of two ways: his rough 2015 will carry over but ultimately not impact Chicago too much, at least financially. Or, his deal worth $3 million is going to become one of the most valuable free agent contracts in recent memory—if only for a season. Several clubs should have been in on Latos. He turned 28 in December...
Via The Sports Post
February 10, 2016  |  Discuss

Chicago White Sox: Impact of Mat Latos signing

Late Tuesday morning the Chicago White Sox made a somewhat surprising signing: pitcher Mat Latos. The 28-year-old signed a one-year, $3 million contract with the South Siders after a 2015 campaign where he pitched for the Angels, Dodgers, and Marlins. Latos is a career 64-55 pitcher over seven seasons in the majors, but his ERA is what really impresses many folks around baseball...
February 09, 2016  |  Discuss

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