Posts Tagged ‘Toronto Blue Jays’

Pain Free Sanchez

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DUNEDIN, FLA. –Toronto Blue Jays RHP Aaron Sanchez (lat) threw off a mound for the first time in almost a month on Wednesday at the team’s Mattick Complex.      Sanchez threw 25-pitches having what appeared to be no problems.      “Fine, pain free,” said Sanchez, “That’s the biggest thing so just kind of improve on that […]

AUDIO – Dugout Radio: Blue Jays Recap 6/22


The Toronto Blue Jays lost two-out-of-three games this weekend, against the Baltimore Orioles.

Extended Spring Update: Robson & Ratcliff


Above, Tom Robson made his second success start since Tommy John surgery last July 15th.  Pitching against the Phillies extended spring squad on Saturday Robson went one inning allowing one hit while walking one and striking out one on 17-pitches with a consistent 91-92 MPH fastball. Below, Ajax, Ont. native Sean Ratcliffe pitches in an […]

Ex Spring Update for Hinkle and Nova

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Below, Brandon Hinkle got through one and 2/3 innings on Thursday with a bit of a struggle against a Yankees extended squad.  Hinkle allowed three runs on five hits while walking three and striking out one on 45-pitches. Yankees RHP Ivan Nova went four-plus innings against a Blue Jays extended spring squad on Thursday.  He […]

Santiago and Izturis


  Toronto Blue Jays infielders Ramon Santiago (L) and Maicer Izturis  were all smiles on Wednesday at the team’s Mattick Complex.  Santiago, who is rehabbing from a broken left collarbone during spring training had a bat in his hands for the first time since March and hit off a tee in the batting cage.  Izturis […]

Pentecost on way Back

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  Toronto’s second first round pick in the June 2014 draft (11th overall) Max Pentecost throws for the first time since shoulder surgery.  There is no schedule at this time when he will see game action.  In 2014 Pentecost hit .324 with 12 RBI between the GCL Blue Jays and Vancouver Canadians in 29 games.

Jays send Aquino to the Bucs for Bucks

Jayson Aquino pitching in Dunedin last month (EDDIE MICHELS PHOTO)

  The Toronto Blue Jays have traded left handed pitcher Jayson Aquino to the Pittsburgh Pirates in exchange for cash considerations. Jayson Aqunio started five games this season for the Dunedin Blue Jays of the Florida State League (A) posting a 2-2 record with a 2.81 ERA. The left-handed pitcher who was designated for assignment on May 5, […]

Doubront Looking to Move up

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    TAMPA, FLA.—Former major leaguer Felix Doubront tossed four and 1/3 shutout innings on Thursday against the Yankees in an extended spring game. Doubront, signed as a free agent by the Blue Jays after being released by the Cubs at the end of spring training allowed just two hits while walking none and striking […]

Jays Struggle Continues

Drew Hutchinson is 2-0 but has a 7.47 ERA (EDDIE MICHELS/PHOTO)

  The pitching staff has been a disappointment early in 2015. The Blue Jays are currently in last place in the AL East. If you have followed them this season, that is not a surprise. Injuries, inconsistency, and all-around poor pitching have led to the slow start. The recent return of off-season acquisition Michael Saunders […]

Braves over Splitters

Josh Donaldson singles to right for one of the Jyas nine hits (EDDIE MICHELS PHOTO)

    Dunedin, Fla. — The split squad Jays dropped one yesterday to the Atlanta Braves 5-3.   Marco Estrada got the start for the Jays going three innings.  A decent line for giving up five hits but only yielding one run and three K’s.    The Jays had nine hits by nine different players. […]