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Martin: Salty 'somebody that I can rely on'

MLB.com Updated 9 hours ago
In Russell Martin's second full season in the big leagues, 2008 with the Dodgers, he played in 155 games and was behind the plate in a remarkable 149 of them. "It used to be an ego thing, that I wanted to play every day," the Blue Jays catcher…
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  • Inbox: Who is Blue Jays' Opening Day starter?

    MLB.com 10 hours ago
    Blue Jays fans are asking about the Opening Day starter.
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  • Pearce gives Blue Jays options in field

    MLB.com Feb 20 (yesterday)
    Steve Pearce has spent the last four seasons in the American League East, playing for the Orioles and Rays. So he saw a lot of the Blue Jays. And he liked what he saw.
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  • Report: Donaldson dealing with calf issue

    MLB.com Feb 18 (4 days ago)
    Blue Jays third baseman Josh Donaldson skipped the team's first full workout and was sent to be checked out by medical staff after saying he "felt something" in his calf.
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  • Goose Gossage says it's 'insulting' to be compared to Mariano Rivera

    yahoo.com Feb 17 (4 days ago)
    Goose Gossage took aim at a Yankees legend. (Getty Images/Jim McIsaac) In what has now become a spring tradition, former New York Yankees reliever Goose Gossage sat down and gave his annual profane rant about the state of today’s game. Last year, Gossag…
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  • Goose Gossage says it's 'insulting' to be compared to Mariano Rivera

    yahoo.com Feb 17 (4 days ago)
    Goose Gossage took aim at a Yankees legend. (Getty Images/Jim McIsaac) In what has now become a spring tradition, former New York Yankees reliever Goose Gossage sat down and gave his annual profane rant about the state of today’s game. Last year, Gossag…
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  • Bautista fits in with Blue Jays culture

    MLB.com Feb 17 (4 days ago)
    For Jose Bautista, the offseason was long, strange and ultimately unrewarding. Or at least, relative to that $150 million figure that was floated around exactly one year ago.
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  • New contract, same approach for Joey Bats

    MLB.com Feb 17 (4 days ago)
    Introduced, jokingly, as the Blue Jays' "new signing," Jose Bautista made his first appearance with the media at Blue Jays camp on Friday, the official report date for position players. The man whose offseason roller coaster resulted in a one-…
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  • Latos signs Minors deal with Blue Jays

    MLB.com Feb 16 (5 days ago)
    The Blue Jays added pitching depth Thursday, signing veteran right-hander Mat Latos to a Minor League deal with an invite to Spring Training.
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  • Sanchez enters season with no limitations

    MLB.com Feb 15 (6 days ago)
    The reins are off and Blue Jays right-hander Aaron Sanchez can finally look forward to a season without an innings limit.
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  • Trevor Bauer goes on long rant defending tweet about liberal bias

    yahoo.com Feb 10
    Trevor Bauer is a persistent man. (Getty Images/Elsa) Cleveland Indians pitcher Trevor Bauer is determined. That much was clear when Bauer attempted to pitch through a painful cut on his pinky finger against the Toronto Blue Jays in the playoffs. Bauer …
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  • Trevor Bauer goes on long rant defending tweet about liberal bias

    yahoo.com Feb 10
    Trevor Bauer is a persistent man. (Getty Images/Elsa) Cleveland Indians pitcher Trevor Bauer is determined. That much was clear when Bauer attempted to pitch through a painful cut on his pinky finger against the Toronto Blue Jays in the playoffs. Bauer …
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  • Bautista returns to Blue Jays on 1-year deal

    Jose Bautista is coming back to the Blue Jays. Toronto signed Bautista on a one-year deal worth $18 million on Wednesday. The contract includes a $17 million mutual option for 2018 a $20 million vesting option for '19.
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  • Arencibia announces retirement in statement

    MLB.com Jan 18
    Former Blue Jays catcher J.P. Arencibia has decided to call it a career. Arencibia spent parts of six seasons in the Major Leagues, including four with the Blue Jays. He finishes his career as a .212 hitter with 80 home runs and 484 RBIs over 467 games.
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  • Could Tellez take Toronto's first-base reins in '17?

    MLB.com Jan 12
    The departure of Edwin Encarnacion has upset a lot of Blue Jays fans, but there's at least one man who could become a big beneficiary from all of the fallout. Promising first baseman Rowdy Tellez now has a relatively clear path to the big leagues follow…
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  • Report: Barney, Carrera reach pacts with Blue Jays

    MLB.com Jan 12
    The Blue Jays on Thursday came to a one-year, $2.8875 million arbitration-avoiding agreement with utility man Darwin Barney, according to MLB Network's Jon Heyman. The team did the same with outfielder Ezequiel Carrera ($1.1625 million).
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  • Inbox: Prospects poised to break out after injury-plagued 2016

    MLB.com Jan 12
    Jim Callis answers questions about candidates who could break out this year after an injury-plagued 2016, the number of first-year players who will make the Top 100 Prospects list, Blue Jays' Vladimir Guerrero Jr. and more in this week's Inbox.
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  • Edwin: Indians have 'best chance' to win WS

    MLB.com Jan 5
    It is being described as the perfect fit. The Indians craved right-handed power, and Edwin Encarnacion offered that in surplus. Encarnacion wants to win, and he watched Cleveland take down his former Blue Jays last October to clinch a spot in the World …
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  • 7 critical Hot Stove questions yet to be answered

    MLB.com Jan 3
    Spring Training is a mere six weeks away, and for a bunch of teams, this could be a make-or-break stretch. The Orioles, Blue Jays and Nationals aren't done with the heavy lifting. The Astros, Rangers and Yankees haven't checked all their offseason boxes…
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  • Blue Jays still have holes in outfield, 'pen

    MLB.com Jan 3
    The holiday season has come to an end and now it's time for the Blue Jays to get back to work on rounding out their 25-man roster for the 2017 season.
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  • Hot Stove Digest: Jose Bautista, Blue Jays are in 'active discussions' on a new deal

    yahoo.com MLB.com Dec 29, 2016
    Welcome to The Stew’s Hot Stove Digest, our daily rundown of MLB news, rumors and gossip for Hot Stove season. Here you’ll find a quick recap of all the day’s action and other fun stuff from around the internet that we think is worth your time. HOTTEST …
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  • Toronto falls just short of goal in memorable '16

    MLB.com Dec 28, 2016
    The Blue Jays might have fallen short in their quest for the World Series, but the 2016 regular season will still go down as one of the best years the franchise has seen.
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  • Hot Stove Digest: Blue Jays considering Andrew McCutchen

    yahoo.com Dec 27, 2016
    Welcome to The Stew’s Hot Stove Digest, our daily rundown of MLB news, rumors and gossip for Hot Stove season. Here you’ll find a quick recap of all the day’s action and other fun stuff from around the internet that we think is worth your time. Andrew M…
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  • Video - Sabathia Discusses Spring Debut 00:46

    Sabathia Discusses Spring Debut

    Mar 17
    Buster Olney speaks with Yankees pitcher CC Sabathia about his first pitching outing since May. He allowed two runs in two innings Tuesday against the Blue Jays.
  • Video - Marcus Stroman Injury Devastating Blow For Blue Jays 02:06

    Marcus Stroman Injury Devastating Blow For Blue Jays

    Mar 10
    ESPN SweetSpot blogger David Schoenfield discusses Marcus Stroman's season-ending torn ACL.
  • Video - Blue Jays: High Expectations In 2015 01:07

    Blue Jays: High Expectations In 2015

    Feb 25
    The Blue Jays have the talent on paper to win the AL East, but whether all the pieces can come together is the biggest question in Toronto.
  • Video - Josh Donaldson To Earn $4.3M 02:59

    Josh Donaldson To Earn $4.3M

    Feb 13
    Jerry Crasnick discusses why Blue Jays third baseman Josh Donaldson was awarded $4.3 million in arbitration instead of the $5.75 million he had been seeking.