Posts Tagged ‘Toronto Blue Jays’

Jays sign Happ for Three Years

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The Toronto Blue Jays have signed lefty J.A. Happ to a three year contract worth US $36 million. Happ made 31 starts for Seattle and Pittsburgh last season, going 11-8 with a 3.61 ERA, posting career-highs in innings (172) and strikeouts (151). Following a trade to the Pirates in July, the left-hander went 7-2 with a 1.85 ERA […]

Fixing Field One

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The Toronto Blue Jays are taking no chances for the 2016 spring training as they are spending six figures to completely redo Field One at the team’s Mattick Complex.  The field is an original at the complex dating back to the early 1970’s.  It is better known now as the field that a sprinkler head supposedly caused […]

Leblebijian Down Under

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On Friday Jason Leblebijian took one for the team.  A long way from Illinois, Leblebijian is heading down under tomorrow to play in the Australian baseball League. Leblebijian played 100 games in 2015 between Lansing and Dunedin. Leblebijian by the Toronto Blue Jays in the 25th round of the 2012 MLB June Amateur Draft from […]

Postseason Insurance in Dunedin

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With the ALDS starting on today in Toronto the Blue Jays sent four insurance policy’s to their spring training complex in Dunedin, Florida.  Right handers Ryan Tepera, Bo Schultz, Drew Hutchinson along with lefty Jeff Francis are now working out at the Mattick Complex.  Each one threw one inning on today during a simulated game against players […]

Atkinson readies for Taipei

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Toronto prospect Justin Atkinson takes BP on Wednesday at the team’s Mattick Complex.  Atkinson is also getting ready to play for Team Canada in the 12T tournament in Taipei, Taiwan   According to Team Canada manager Ernie Whitt, Atkinson will be the team’s number three catcher and be the back up at the corners, first and third.

Diaz in Case


He may not have been called up from Triple-A Buffalo to Toronto this past September 1 but infielder, outfielder and any other place needed Jonathan Diaz (above photo) will be ready.  Diaz is presently working out at the team’s Mattick Complex that according to him is, “Just in case.”  

Pat Borders Likes the Look in Toronto


  The former Blue Jays World Series MVP (92) Pat Borders likes what he sees in Toronto now with the fans. “I haven’t been in the stadium or the city but I assume the environment and the excitement is probably the same,” said Borders who is now a Phillies minor league manager. “We’ve had a […]

Yes, Say its Stro!

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 Blue Jays RHP Marcus Stroman threw off a mound for the first time on Tuesday since tearing his left ACL during PFP drills in spring training.  Stroman also went through all the drills of the other rehab pitchers at the Mattick Complex including a couple of long tosses from close to 200-feet.  

Winner Winner Dawson Dinner

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Dunedin Blue Jays lefty Shane Dawson picked up the win Monday night for the Dunedin Blue Jays.  Dawson tossed 5 1/3 innings on Monday allowing two runs on six hits while walking three and striking out five. Canada was well represented as Dawson and his battery mate was fellow Canadian Mike Reeves while the base umpire […]

Jays Paid the Price

Last year, David Price working on his four hit, ten strike-out, no walk gem at the Trop against Toronto. (photo by Kim Klement-US PRESSWIRE)

  It’s been a long time since 1993 and the Toronto Blue Jays feel the pressure.  1993 was the last post season appearance which so happened to be a World Series win. Can David Price help the Jays return to the playoff promise land? Will Alex Anthopoulos be in Toronto much longer? Stay tuned… below are […]