Morrow poised to regroup in 2014Updated Dec 4 (6 days ago) Share TweetBlue Jays right-hander Brandon Morrow appears well on his way to a full recovery from a right forearm injury and should be ready to go by the start of Spring Training.
Catching Dickey is key to Kratz's shot at backup roleUpdated Dec 4 (6 days ago) Share TweetVeteran catcher Erik Kratz appears destined for Triple-A Buffalo, but the Blue Jays have every intention of giving him an opportunity to compete with Josh Thole for the backup role in Toronto.
Ellsbury signing highlights flurry of moves on Chico Salmon DayUpdated Dec 4 (6 days ago) Share TweetEverything you need to know about a crazy day of moves and where the Hot Stove goes from here.Share TweetThe Phillies added one arm to their bullpen Tuesday night, acquiring right-hander Brad Lincoln from the Blue Jays for catcher Erik Kratz and left-hander Rob Rasmussen.
Jack Morris deserves spot in Hall of Fame that would end Dark AgesUpdated Dec 3 Share TweetNo starting pitcher who debuted from 1971-83 has made the Hall of Fame, a record drought. The election of Jack Morris can change that.Share TweetJ.P. Arencibia and the Blue Jays have officially parted ways after it was announced the club declined to tender a contract offer to the fourth-year catcher. Toronto had until Monday night at 11:59 p.m. ET to tender contracts to its arbitration-eligible …Share TweetFormer Chicago Cubs catcher Dioner Navarro has agreed to a two-year, $8 million contract with the Toronto Blue Jays, a source confirmed on Monday.Share TweetOAKLAND, Calif. (AP) -- Ted Lilly is retiring after 15 seasons because of a troublesome shoulder and back.
Lawrie among finalists for O'Neill AwardUpdated Nov 27 Share TweetThe Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame released a list of finalists for the annual James "Tip" O'Neill Award on Wednesday afternoon, a list that includes Blue Jays third baseman Brett Lawrie.
Rotation depth a good starting point for Blue JaysUpdated Nov 21 Share TweetBlue Jays general manager Alex Anthopoulos' top priority this offseason is finding a way to upgrade his rotation. While there's a clear need for another frontline starter, it's pretty apparent that depth won't be an issue in 2014.
McGuire, Wilson protected from Rule 5 DraftUpdated Nov 20 Share TweetThe Blue Jays protected right-hander Deck McGuire and outfielder Kenny Wilson from the upcoming Rule 5 Draft by adding them to the 40-man roster on Wednesday afternoon.
Five burning questions for the Blue JaysUpdated Nov 19 Share TweetThe calendar is slowly inching toward the end of November and the Blue Jays still have a series of issues -- including Melky Cabrera's health, second base, catcher, Jose Bautista's future and the starting rotation -- that need to be resolved.
The worst positions in baseball -- and how to fix themUpdated Nov 19 Share TweetEvery team needs to make at least some upgrades, but these are the worst positions in the majors -- and the best ways to upgrade them.
Blue Jays sign veteran Johnson to Minors dealUpdated Nov 15 Share TweetThe Blue Jays added some organizational depth on Friday morning by signing free-agent first baseman Dan Johnson to a Minor League deal.
Nats, Angels, Blue Jays aim to reboundUpdated Nov 14 Share TweetWe expected big, bold things from the Nationals, Angels and Blue Jays in 2013 because they had done big, bold business beforehand. Oh, how wrong we were. Now those three clubs are looking to bounce back.Share TweetThe Tigers might be running out of title chances, but they would be crazy to deal away Max Scherzer.Share TweetTORONTO (AP) -- Blue Jays infielder Mark DeRosa is retiring after a 16-year major league career.
Blue Jays’ Brett Lawrie films himself doing 360-degree slam dunk while wearing headphones because he canUpdated Nov 11 Share TweetFor fans of the Toronto Blue Jays fans, one of the hopeful events of the 2013 season was the success had by slugger Brett Lawrie in August, when he hit .346/.392/.495 in 117 plate appearances. Sample size and a weak September as a follow-up and all that…Source: yahoo.comShare TweetThere usually isn't a lot of activity at the General Managers Meetings, but it's still likely where Blue Jays general manager Alex Anthopoulos will lay the groundwork for his approach this offseason.
Burns earns AFL Player of the Week honorsUpdated Nov 5 Share TweetBlue Jays prospect Andy Burns was selected as the Arizona Fall League's Player of the Week for Week 4.
Hutchison named AFL Pitcher of the WeekUpdated Nov 5 Share TweetBlue Jays right-hander Drew Hutchison was named the Arizona Fall League's Pitcher of the Week for Week 4.
Three reasons why a manager's role has changed so dramaticallyUpdated Nov 5 Share TweetWho needs experience? Here is why a manager's role has changed, and what's really important.
Are Mega-Deals Mega-Mistakes?Dec 4SC Centerpiece: Tim Kurkjian, Wallace Matthews and Colin Cowherd debate if long-term deals are a mistake.
The GM's Office: Wieters On The Block?Nov 19Jim Bowden takes a look at Matt Wieters' future with the Orioles.
SweetSpot TV: Market For ClosersNov 19Eric Karabell and David Schoenfield take a look at what the market is like for closers.
Sweetspot TV: Free-Agent PreviewOct 29Eric Karabell and Dave Schoenfield take a look at the top free-agent prospects in baseball.
Don Banks: Daniel Snyder has no one to blame but himself for mess in Washi…Dec 10No matter how it ends, or when it ends -- this latest publicly displayed spasm of organizational dysfunction in Washington -- the Redskins and owner Daniel Snyder know their way home from here. They've been here so many times before, at the end of so ma…
The Tuesday MailbagDec 10Oh, it was cold last night? The Super Bowl’s outside, in northern New Jersey, in eight weeks. It’s going to be cold then. Maybe not Siberian cold, but cold. You had injuries to deal with last night? You think you’re not going to get more hurt by the fir…
Chicago Bears need to keep riding this offenseDec 9The Bears need to fully embrace their new identity as offensive juggernaut if they want to make the playoffs, writes Michael Wilbon.
Los Angeles Clippers close in on signing Stephen JacksonDec 9The Los Angeles Clippers are closing in on the signing of former San Antonio Spurs forward Stephen Jackson, according to sources briefed on the talks.