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Toronto Blue Jays: Trade Deadline Expectation

David Manning-USA TODAY Sports Despite the inane thoughts of many, the trade deadline is not the offseason. Landing multiple pieces to fill the holes all over the Blue Jays roster will not happen—it just isn’t realistic in the middle of the season with so many unknowns fluttering about. Despite this, many have been arguing that the Blue Jays need to make a big splash before July...
Via The Sideline
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Blue Jays Add Prospect Aaron Sanchez to Bullpen

The Toronto Blue Jays will add highly-touted right-hander Aaron Sanchez to the roster in hopes of shoring up the Jays bullpen. Sanchez was just promoted to Buffalo last month and was 0-3 with a 4.19 ERA for the Bisons, starting six games before moving to the bullpen to monitor his innings pitched. Sanchez was a first-round draft pick in the 2010 MLB Draft and ranked as a consensus...
Via Baseball News Source
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Blue Jays to call up Sanchez, Goins on Tuesday

The Toronto Blue Jays plan to recall top pitching prospect Aaron Sanchez along with infielder Ryan Goins on Tuesday, industry sources told Sportsnet. Sanchez, 22, was shifted into the bullpen from the rotation at triple-A Buffalo with an eye toward a quick ascension to the big-leagues. He made two relief appearances and is expected to join a Blue Jays bullpen in need of the boost...
Via Pro Sports Daily
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Baby tries helplessly to stay awake at Blue Jays game

Your browser does not support iframes.Monday night was rough if you were a fan of the Toronto Blue Jays watching the Boston Red Sox demolish your team inside the Rogers Centre.The Red Sox pounded out 18 hits and plated 14 runs in a lopsided win over the Canadian Bluebirds. And the lack of things to cheer about for this baby was too much to handle as the poor child helplessly tried...
Via Bush League Chronicle
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Marcus Stroman: an outstanding rookie performance overlooked

In a fantasy sports community that has a tendency to over hype the new, to over inflate the value of the young, and is always on the hunt for the next big thing, an outstanding first year performance is being overlooked. I’m talking about that of Toronto Blue Jays SP Marcus Stroman. Just 24% owned in Yahoo! leagues, Stroman pitched another gem for his real world club on Saturday...
Via Fantasy Sports Locker Room
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Baby Toronto Blue Jays Fan Just Can't Stay Awake

When your team is not hitting anything (Blue Jays had three on the night) and getting killed by the opposition (Red So had 18 hits) a game can be kind of boring. Call it a hunch, but with the home team Blue Jays down 14-1 this little guy was probably not the only person in the stadium sleeping.via Cut4 Loading...
Via FatManWriting
1 day ago  |  Discuss

White Sox Should Bring Back Sergio Santos

It isn’t often an organization gets to fix a failed trade without having to overpay a free-agent or sacrifice a top prospect. The White Sox have that chance now that Sergio Santos has been released by the Toronto Blue Jays. Santos quickly became a fan favorite on the south side after taking over the closing […] The post White Sox Should Bring Back Sergio Santos appeared first...
Via Outside Analysis
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Blue Jays designate ex-closer Sergio Santos for assignment

Sergio Santos saved 30 games for the White Sox in 2011 and then that offseason the Blue Jays acquired him to take over as their closer, but he’s been injured and ineffective since then and today Toronto designated him for assignment. Santos figures to pass through waivers unclaimed by the other 29 teams because a) he’s got a 7.78 ERA in 28 appearances this season, and b) he’s...
Via Pro Sports Daily
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Blue Jays Injury Update: Brett Lawrie, Edwin Encarnacion, Adam Lind, Nolan Reimold

The Toronto Blue Jays fell out of first place at approximately the same time that they had many injuries to key players. Among those players are Brett Lawrie, Edwin Encarnacion, Adam Lind, and Nolan Reimold. All four could begin Minor League rehab assignments at some point late in the coming week. Barry Davis of SportsNet Toronto made the announcement Sunday afternoon.AA says...
Via Sports Injury Alert
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Blue Jays, Giants “taking their best shot” at Chase Utley

Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe drops the following blurb in his weekly Sunday notes column … Chase Uthttp://hardballtalk.nbcsports.com/2014/07/20/blue-jays-giants-taking-their-best-shot-at-chase-utley/ley, 2B, Phillies — Right now it doesn’t appear that Utley is going anywhere because he can invoke his 10-5 rights and it looks as if he wants to remain in Philadelphia...
Via Pro Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Blue Jays Rumors: Toronto in on everyone

The Toronto Blue Jays need help.  They had a very large lead in the division and were cruising to the playoffs.  But reality, along with injuries hit, and now they need help at numerous positions.  Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe reports:Word is the Blue Jays are in on everyone, from David Price to Hamels to Ben Zobrist and Chase Utley. “They’ve got their scouts looking...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Kendall Graveman ready for next level

2014 has been a very busy year thus far on the farm for the Toronto Blue Jays. In light of the mega-trades in December of 2012 that saw six of the organization’s top prospects traded away, the club’s minor-league affiliates have worked overtime in trying to develop the existing talent they have left. One name who has soared under that extra attention is Kendall Graveman, selected...
Via Baseball Hot Corner
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Some Second Half Thoughts: Kicking Tires On Rasmus

A couple of things have been on my mind recently as we get set to open the second half of the season. No preamble. Here they are: Free Agent Target? As expected, the crop of free agents after the 2014 season is miserable, but there is one guy who intrigues me. Should platoon options over the second half not work out for the long haul in left field, I’d kick the tires on Colby...
Via Mets Merized Online
4 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Jose Bautista slams bat in dugout, breaks it

Your browser does not support iframes.Toronto Blue Jays slugger Jose Bautista broke his bat in the dugout after repeatedly smacking it against the bench during Tuesday night's game against the L.A. Angels.Bautista was expressing his frustration after lining out to open the sixth inning, and his teammates had to clear out of the way to avoid becoming accidental victims of his...
Via Holdout Sports
14 days ago  |  Discuss

20 Potential Players The Toronto Blue Jays Could Target

The Toronto Blue Jays brain-trust are weighing their options and calculating their risks in an attempt to bolster the Jays current roster before the looming trade deadline. Speculation has been swirling with baseball prognosticators pressing for a lead on a rumor or possible pending transaction laden with prospects. The Jays were caught asleep at the wheel not willing to pony up...
Via Baseball Hot Corner
15 days ago  |  Discuss
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