Posts Tagged ‘Toronto Blue Jays’

Jays Trade Dragmire

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The Blue Jays have traded Brady Dragmire to the Pittsburgh Pirates for cash considerations. Dragmire was drafted in the 17th round of the 2011 First Year Player Draft. The 6’1” right-handed pitcher appeared in 45 games this season for New Hampshire (AA), posting a 4-6 record with a 4.38 ERA and 1.47 WHIP. The Sacramento, CA native appeared in […]

BLUE JAYS TRADE PAT VENDITTE

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The Blue Jays have traded pitcher Pat Venditte to the Seattle Mariners for a player to be named later.  Pat Vendiette appeared in eight games for the Blue Jays this season posting a 5.19 ERA.  In 25 games, two starts with Buffalo (AAA) he has posted a 2-1 record with a 4.37 ERA. (EDDIE MICHELS PHOTO)

Cecil throws 24

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Lefty Brett Cecil (left lat) threw 24-pitches in a shortened inning on Saturday against recent Jays draft picks.  With a 90-91 MPH fastball and a 82-83 MPH breaking ball Cecil said afterwards, “I feel good.”  It’s not known when Cecil will pitch next. (EDDIE MICHELS PHOTO)

BLUE JAYS ADD DIAMOND

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The TORONTO BLUE JAYS have selected the contract of LHP SCOTT DIAMOND, while L/RHP PATT VENDITTE has been optioned to Buffalo (AAA). To make room on the 40-man roster LHP FRANKLIN MORALES has been transferred to the 60-day disabled list. DIAMOND, 29, has spent 2016 in Buffalo posting a 4-6 record with a 3.16 ERA […]

Tulo to Play in Dunedin Saturday?

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Toronto Blue Jays shortstop Troy Tulowitizki (right oblique) went 0-2 with a walk during an extended spring training game against the Phillies on Friday.  Only playing three innings Tulowitizki played errorless ball in the field at short.  Extended spring training ended on Friday and it’s assumed Tulowitizki will play for Class-A Dunedin on Saturday. (Above) […]

Jake “from SUNY Binghamton” Thomas

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Blue Jays prospect Jake Thomas goes down stairs to single to left leading off an extended spring game against the Phillies squad.  Thomas wasn’t done against Phillies pitching as he added two triples, the second a stand up variety for his day at the plate.  A native of Long Island and an honor graduate of […]

Case back soon

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Good news for RHP Andrew Case (below) as he should be able to return to action in mid-May.  According to Case on Thursday morning before throwing a bullpen session he stated, “I’ll be back in mid May with (Lower Class-A) Lancing.”  Originally Case was suspended for 50-game because he couldn’t be reached for an off season […]

Closer Osuna

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RHP Roberto Osuna was named the Toronto Blue Jays closer Wednesday morning during a short press conference at 7:30 AM by manager John Gibbons.  “I’m happy,” said Osuna (pictured), “It’s not so much what I did last year but my confidence.”  During the 2015 season Osuna was 1-6 with a 2.58 ERA in 39-games with 20-saves.  […]

Molto Bene, Luce Verde ! It’s Celiliani !

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(Very Well, Green Light) New Jays Darrell Ceciliani goes yard on a 3-0 count in the eighth for two and and the Jays beat the Phils 2-1 …. EDDIE MICHELS PHOTO

Heads up Hutchison, Jays Win Twice

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(Above) Blue Jays RHP Drew Hutchinson draws a crowd on the mound after catcher AJ Jiminez’s throw to catch a base stealer in the bottom of the fifth hit him in the head.  Jiminez’s throw hit Hutchinson on the left side of the back of his head.  “I’m fine it’s just one of those things […]