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No. 1 prospect Norris, eight others joining Blue Jays

The Blue Jays made a series of moves to expand their roster on Tuesday, recalling the club's No. 1 prospect -- lefty Daniel Norris -- from Triple-A Buffalo and reinstating first baseman Dan Johnson and right-hander Brandon Morrow from the disabled list. In addition to those three moves, the team recalled second baseman Ryan Goins, outfielder Anthony Gose, right-hander Kendall...
Via Pro Sports Daily
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Blue Jays infielder Brett Lawrie to miss rest of the season

It was always unlikely that Brett Lawrie would return from his oblique injury before the end of the season, but the Blue Jays confirmed he wouldn’t Tuesday when they transferred the 24-year-old infielder to the 60-day disabled list. The move was necessitated in order to clear room on the 40-man roster for the team’s September call-ups. Lawrie spent six weeks on the disabled...
Via Pro Sports Daily
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Blue Jays News: Toronto acquires John Mayberry Jr.

The Toronto Blue Jays have acquired outfielder John Mayberry Jr. from the Philadelphia Phillies, the teams announced late Sunday evening.Mayberry will be allowed to make the Blue Jays postseason roster, if they make it that far, since they made the transaction before September 1st, the deadline to be eligible for the postseason. In return for the outfielder, the Phillies will be...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Derek Jeter Gift Meter: Toronto Blue Jays

The Canadian Rockies were the theme yesterday when the Toronto Blue Jays presented their retirement gift to The Captain, Derek Jeter.Your browser does not support iframes.1. A $10,000 check, payable to Jeter's Turn 2 Foundation.2.  A Canadian Castle of The Rockies Experience-Three nights at the Fairmont Banff Springs in Alberta, including,A 1,500 square feet Royal Suite.A helicopter...
Via Lady At The Bat
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Top prospect Norris gets September call-up

Daniel Norris is the latest Toronto Blue Jays pitching prospect to graduate to the big-leagues this season after becoming one of the club’s September call-ups, multiple industry sources told Sportsnet. The promotion caps a season of rapid progress for the 21-year-old, who began the campaign at single-A Dunedin, dominated there, before moving up to double-A New Hampshire and, later...
Via Pro Sports Daily
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Blue Jays Injury Update: John Mayberry expected back Monday

Immediately after acquiring him from the Philadelphia Phillies, the Toronto Blue Jays expect to activate outfielder John Mayberry, Jr., from the disabled list on Monday. Doing so will give Mayberry eligibility for the postseason should the Blue Jays make it.#452226578 / gettyimages.comMayberry went on the disabled list July 22 because of inflammation in his left wrist. The Phillies...
Via Sports Injury Alert
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Blue Jays Acquire John Mayberry Jr From Phillies

With the Toronto Blue Jays not completely out of the postseason discussion and in need of a right handed bat, the Blue Jays have made a trade to fill that need.  The Philadelphia Phillies and Blue Jays have agreed on a trade that will send right handed hitting outfielder John Mayberry Jr to Toronto in […]
Via On-Base Talk
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Blue Jays could look to trade Jose Bautista in the offseason?

The Toronto Blue Jays were hoping to be a legitimate playoff contender this season, and they looked the part for the first half of the year before falling apart after the All-Star break. They currently are sitting at 69-67 and are 10 games behind the division-leading Baltimore Orioles, who have begun extending their lead in the AL East. According to a report from Nick Cafardo, the...
Via Sports-Glory
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Blue Jays Injury Update: Brandon Morrow rehab result

The Toronto Blue Jays moved to a game over .500 at 68-67 following a 2-0 win over the New York Yankees on Saturday. Drew Hutchison and Anibal Sanchez combined to strike out 13 and allow only a single hit. There was also good news on the injury front, as pitcher Brandon Morrow had another successful appearance at Triple-A Buffalo.#492675275 / gettyimages.comI reported on August...
Via Sports Injury Alert
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Blue Jays Injury Update: Brandon Morrow starts rehab assignment

The Toronto Blue Jays enter a weekend series against the New York Yankees on Friday with a record of 67-66, third in the American League East. At 24th in the Major Leagues in team ERA, the Blue Jays need better production from the staff in order to contend for a playoff spot down the stretch. One pitcher who may help is Brandon Morrow, who has been battling to return from a finger...
Via MLB Injury News
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Being in the Zone: Is It Sustainable?

Think back for a moment to the July 4th game in Oakland where the Blue Jays lost 1-0 in 12 innings and left ten runners on base. Steve Tolleson just led off the top of the 5th with a double. What do you think the next three hitters were thinking? Were they fretting over failure in this situation, or were they calm and focused in the batters box, totally relaxed and confident? When...
Via Baseball Hot Corner
6 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Mike Napoli crushes home run into upper deck

Mike Napoli nearly sent a baseball back across the border Tuesday. Napoli absolutely pulverized a three-run homer in the 11th inning of the Boston Red Sox’s 11-7 win over the Toronto Blue Jays at Rogers Centre. The blast, which landed in the fifth deck, traveled an estimated 452 feet. Napoli’s home run is only the 17th ever hit into the fifth deck at Rogers Centre, according...
Via NESN.com
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Can The Blue Jays Afford To Keep Handing Ball To Casey Janssen?

The Toronto Blue Jays are desperate for wins with each passing day as they slip further out of contention in the American League wild-card race. Manager John Gibbons needs to field the best possible lineup from here on out in an attempt to win games. Unfortunately for Gibbons his proven reliable closer Casey Janssen has been anything but since the All-Star break and begs the question...
Via Baseball Hot Corner
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Blue Jays Manager John Gibbons Rips ‘Marked Man’ Jose Bautista For Ejection

It’s not often that a manager takes the umpire’s side in an argument involving one of his best players. However, that’s exactly what Toronto Blue Jays manager John Gibbons did Sunday. Gibbons wasn’t very pleased when Blue Jays slugger Jose Bautista was ejected by home plate umpire Bill Welke in the sixth inning for arguing balls and strikes. Bautista, who took a borderline...
Via NESN.com
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Toronto Blue Jays suing Creighton over logo

The Toronto Blue Jays came out of left field (pun definitely intended) with a lawsuit against the Creighton Bluejays.  They are alleging that Creighton began using the Blue Jay (or Bluejays) logo in September of 2013, and that it has and will continue to damage, “cause confusion, cause mistake, and deceive the trade and public, who [&hellip (Visited 8 times, 8 visits today...
Via No Coast Bias
13 days ago  |  Discuss
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