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CARLOS VILLANUEVA NAMED HONDA PLAYER OF THE MONTH

TORONTO BLUE JAYS RHP CARLOS VILLANUEVA has been named the HONDA PLAYER OF THE MONTH for July by the TORONTO CHAPTER of the BBWAA. Honda, the official vehicle of the Blue Jays, will make a donation to the charity of Carlos’ choosing. VILLANUEVA, 28, earns the honour, his first, by capturing four of the six […]

Cecil’s Strong Springs continues, Jays top Phils 10-2

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DUNEDIN, Fla.—Lefty Brett Cecil improved to 3-0 while fellow lefty Cole Hamels dropped to 0-1 as the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Philadelphia Phillies 10-2 in Grapefruit League play. Cecil’s era rose to 0.90 as he gave up his first run of the spring on four hits as he struck out two. Hamels lasted just […]

Laffey hurls shut out Ball

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DUNEDIN, Fla.–Toronto lefty Aaron Laffey (left) tossed four shutout innings at the team’s minor league complex Thursday pitching for Triple-A Las Vegas against Indianapolis.  Laffey allowed two hits while walking one and striking out three on 52-pitches. RHP Carlos Villanueva throws long toss Thursday one day after pitching two shutout innings against the Yankees.  “My arm […]

Toronto 7 New York (AL) 5

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Derek Jeter is all smiles pre-game with the outfield ladies smiling as well, but the Jays top the Bronx Bombers 7-5… Eddie Michels Report…

Jays drop game 4-2 at Joker Marchant

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LAKELAND, Fla.—The Toronto Blue Jays dropped their first decision of the spring Monday 4-2 to the host Detroit Tigers at Joker Marchant Stadium in Lakeland. Jerry Gil, a minor leaguer making the road trip with the Jays took the loss allowing two run on two hits for his one inning on the mound. The Tigers […]

Jose Bautista not canned

Jose Bautista not canned

DUNEDIN, Fla.–2010 and 2011 major league home run champion Jose Bautista was not canned by the Toronto Blue Jays during workouts on Monday he was just taking a break. (Photo by Eddie Michels)

Manager on the Hill

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DUNEDIN, Fla.–Toronto Blue Jays manager John Farrell throws off the mound without the benefit of a baseball during the team’s running drills on Monday. “I’m starting easy then slowing down from their,” said Farrell of his conditioning regiment this spring. (Photo by Eddie Michels) Jays Notes: RHP Carlos Villanueva threw 15 pitches on flat ground […]

BLUE JAYS SIGN VILLANUEVA, KELLY JOHNSON AND FRANCISCO

BLUE JAYS SIGN VILLANUEVA, KELLY JOHNSON AND FRANCISCO

courtesy of the Toronto Blue Jays The TORONTO BLUE JAYS have signed RHP CARLOS VILLANUEVA to a one year contract worth US $2,277,500 million dollars for the 2012 season.   VILLANUEVA, 28, appeared in 33 games (13 starts) for the Blue Jays last season, posting a 6-4 record with a 4.04 ERA. The Dominican Republic […]

BLUE JAYS SIGN RASMUS

courtesy of the TORONTO BLUE JAYS         The TORONTO BLUE JAYS have signed CF COLBY RASMUS to a one year contract worth US $2.7 million dollars for the 2012 season. RASMUS, 25, was acquired by the Blue Jays on July 27, 2011 from the St. Louis Cardinals. In 129 games last season, the Columbus, Georgia […]

BLUE JAYS VILLANUEVA RETURNS FROM DISABLED LIST

Villanueva here, in his rehab start for Dunedin this weekend was called up today.  He may pitch as early as Friday.  (photo by Eddie Michels)

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE      TORONTO, ONTARIO  courtsey of the Toronto Blue Jays Wednesday, August 31, 2011 The TORONTO BLUE JAYS have activated RHP CARLOS VILLANUEVA from the 15-day disabled list and have designated LHP BRIAN TALLET for assignment. VILLANUEVA, 27, was placed on the disabled list on August 4 with a right forearm strain. The 6-2, […]