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Delabar optioned by Blue Jays; move shocks reliever

Delabar optioned by Blue Jays; move shocks reliever

MLB.com Updated 2 hours ago
In a surprising move, the Blue Jays optioned right-hander Steve Delabar to Minor League camp on Thursday morning. Delabar admitted he was shocked by the news and had been expecting to be with the club on Opening Day. Instead, he'll likely begin the year…
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  • Norris Strong for Blue Jays in 5-2 Win Over Orioles

    Norris Strong for Blue Jays in 5-2 Win Over Orioles

    nytimes.com MLB.com 23 hours ago
    Looking to cement a spot in the Toronto rotation, Daniel Norris allowed one run in six impressive innings as the Blue Jays beat the Baltimore Orioles 5-2 on Wednesday.
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  • AL East 2015 preview: Red Sox, Blue Jays contenders in wide-ope…

    AL East 2015 preview: Red Sox, Blue Jays contenders in wide-open division

    yahoo.com Mar 25 (yesterday)
    With opening day approaching, the Big League Stew crew is here to get you up to speed on the season ahead. We're examining each division over the next two weeks, looking at the big questions, the important players and making our predictions. Our series …
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  • Blue Jays option relievers Jenkins, Schultz to Minors

    Blue Jays option relievers Jenkins, Schultz to Minors

    MLB.com Mar 25 (yesterday)
    Projections for the Blue Jays' bullpen received some additional clarity on Wednesday when the club optioned right-handers Chad Jenkins and Bo Schultz to the Minor Leagues.
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  • Hunter's 1st Homer Helps Twins Beat Blue Jays 6-5

    Hunter's 1st Homer Helps Twins Beat Blue Jays 6-5

    nytimes.com Mar 24 (yesterday)
    After Torii Hunter hit his first home run in a Twins uniform since 2007, manager Paul Molitor greeted him in the dugout with a sly message.
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  • Encarnacion could return to lineup this week

    Encarnacion could return to lineup this week

    MLB.com Mar 24 (2 days ago)
    Blue Jays slugger Edwin Encarnacion is nearing a return to Grapefruit League action.
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  • Among flurry of moves, Twins option Achter to Triple-A

    Among flurry of moves, Twins option Achter to Triple-A

    MLB.com Mar 24 (2 days ago)
    The Twins continued to trim their roster toward a final 25 on Tuesday morning, before their Grapefruit League game against the Blue Jays. Right-hander A.J. Achter was optioned to Triple-A Rochester, while five players were reassigned to Minor League cam…
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  • Stewart: Catcher Navarro too expensive for D-backs

    Stewart: Catcher Navarro too expensive for D-backs

    MLB.com Mar 23 (3 days ago)
    Rumors of the D-backs' interest in Blue Jays catcher Dioner Navarro persist, but general manager Dave Stewart said once again that it was not going to happen. Navarro is in the final year of a contract that pays him $5 million in 2015.
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  • Roy Halladay is not the biggest fan of Alex Rodriguez

    Roy Halladay is not the biggest fan of Alex Rodriguez

    yahoo.com Mar 23 (3 days ago)
    Former Philadelphia Phillies and Toronto Blue Jays pitcher Roy Halladay seems to be enjoying his retirement. Whether it's taking pictures with unsuspecting fans or learning how to fly, Halladay appears to be pretty active these days. That was the case r…
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  • Martin Homers, Blue Jays Blank Rays

    Martin Homers, Blue Jays Blank Rays

    nytimes.com Mar 22 (4 days ago)
    At the start of spring training, Blue Jays pitcher Roberto Osuna didn't think he'd have a lengthy stay in the big-league camp.
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  • Revere sees time in left field for Phils

    Revere sees time in left field for Phils

    MLB.com Mar 21 (5 days ago)
    Ben Revere started Saturday's 6-3 loss to the Blue Jays in left field, with Odubel Herrera in center field. They're slated to line up the same way against the Red Sox on Sunday.
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  • Utley plays second base for first time this spring

    Utley plays second base for first time this spring

    MLB.com Mar 21 (5 days ago)
    Chase Utley took another step forward in the Phillies' 6-3 loss to the Blue Jays at Bright House Field on Saturday, playing four innings at second base -- his first defensive action all spring.
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  • Hamels Gives Up 2 Homers, Blue Jays Show Off Power in Win

    Hamels Gives Up 2 Homers, Blue Jays Show Off Power in Win

    nytimes.com MLB.com Mar 21 (5 days ago)
    Cole Hamels gave up two home runs and Chase Utley made his first start at second base this spring in the Philadelphia Phillies' 6-3 loss to the Toronto Blue Jays on Saturday.
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  • The baby blues: Toronto Blue Jays turn to kids for help ending …

    The baby blues: Toronto Blue Jays turn to kids for help ending postseason drought

    nydailynews.com Mar 21 (5 days ago)
    Both Alex Anthopoulos, the Toronto Blue Jays GM, and his manager, John Gibbons, have no illusions about their job status this season.
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  • Smoak Homers Twice, Blue Jays Rout Rays

    Smoak Homers Twice, Blue Jays Rout Rays

    nytimes.com Mar 20 (6 days ago)
    Justin Smoak hit a pair of long home runs โ€” one landed atop the Rays' office building beyond the right field wall โ€” Daniel Norris struck out five in 5 2-3 innings and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Tampa Bay Rays 11-5 on Friday.
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  • Izturis exits game vs. Rays with strained groin

    Izturis exits game vs. Rays with strained groin

    MLB.com Mar 20 (6 days ago)
    The Blue Jays' string of bad luck this spring continued when infielder Maicer Izturis left Friday afternoon's 11-5 win over the Rays with a strained right groin.
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  • Finding a solution for 4 key injuries

    Finding a solution for 4 key injuries

    MLB.com Mar 20 (6 days ago)
    Former Rockies general manager Dan O'Dowd discusses how the Rangers, Phillies, Blue Jays and Mets are each poised to react to the loss of a key starting pitcher.
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  • Owens has valuable takeaway after rough outing vs. Blue Jays

    Owens has valuable takeaway after rough outing vs. Blue Jays

    MLB.com Mar 19 (7 days ago)
    Henry Owens didn't pitch the way he would have liked on Thursday against the Blue Jays in Boston's 6-3 loss, but he got an invaluable lesson in how fine you have to be to get quality Major League hitters out.
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  • Bautista Hits Long Homer as Blue Jays Beat Red Sox 6-3

    Bautista Hits Long Homer as Blue Jays Beat Red Sox 6-3

    nytimes.com Mar 19 (7 days ago)
    Jose Bautista hit a long home run for the Toronto Blue Jays in a 6-3 win over the Boston Red Sox on Thursday.
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  • Travis opening some eyes at Blue Jays camp

    Travis opening some eyes at Blue Jays camp

    MLB.com Mar 18
    Devon Travis is doing everything he possibly can to make the Blue Jays' upcoming decision at second base extremely difficult.
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  • Archer Pitches 4 Scoreless Innings as Rays Beat Jays 9-3

    Archer Pitches 4 Scoreless Innings as Rays Beat Jays 9-3

    Chris Archer allowed one hit over four scoreless innings Wednesday, and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Toronto Blue Jays 9-3.
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  • Kevin Pillar wears shirt poking fun at his sneezing injury

    Kevin Pillar wears shirt poking fun at his sneezing injury

    yahoo.com Mar 18
    Weird spring training injuries can be embarrassing, and Blue Jays outfielder Kevin Pillar is the latest example of that. Pillar is expected to miss a week of action after sneezing so hard that he injured his oblique. If Pillar feels humiliated about the…
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  • Cecil confident he will be ready for Opening Day

    Cecil confident he will be ready for Opening Day

    MLB.com Mar 18
    The bullpen continues to be one of the biggest question marks as the Blue Jays inch closer and closer to Opening Day but left-hander Brett Cecil doesn't seem too concerned about it.
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  • Sabathia returns, allows 2 runs in 2 innings

    Sabathia returns, allows 2 runs in 2 innings

    ESPN.com Mar 18
    CC Sabathia gave up two runs and four hits over two innings in his first spring training start, a New York Yankees' 4-2 loss Tuesday night to the Toronto Blue Jays.
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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.

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