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This Week in Blue Jays: Don’t Be Beholden to Edwin Encarnacion and Jose Bautista

Amidst rumours regarding their top two free agents that had been swirling all week, the Toronto Blue Jays signed designated hitter Kendrys Morales to a three-year, $33-million contract on Friday in a move that many believe effectively ends their pursuit of Edwin Encarnacion. The surprise signing came at the end of a week during which […]

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Blue Jays Pick Up Jason Grilli’s Option

The Blue Jays have announced via press release that, as expected, they have picked up the $3 million club option on Jason Grilli’s contract, thus ensuring his return for the 2017 season. During his end-of-season press conference last month, general manager Ross Atkins stated that the option was “as near to a no-brainer to pick up […]

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ALCS Game 2 Recap: Cleveland 2, Blue Jays 1; Bats Rinse And Repeat To Put Jays Behind 2-0 In Series

The Toronto Blue Jays have dug themselves a bit of a hole. After a 2-0 loss in Game One of the ALCS Friday night, the Jays looked to regroup in an effort to split the first two games before heading back to Toronto. First, came a roster-shake up. Manager John Gibbons moved Troy Tulowitzki ahead of a slumping […]

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Toronto vs. Cleveland: ALCS Game 1 Preview

Toronto Blue Jays @ Cleveland Friday, October 14th, 2016 Written by Jenn Smith and Sean Addis The Toronto Blue Jays are set to begin their second straight ALCS appearance tonight when they take on Cleveland for game one of the best-of-seven series. Both teams are undefeated in October thus far, having swept their ALDS opponents. Despite outscoring Cleveland […]

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Recap: Blue Jays 2, Red Sox 1; Sanchez and Tulo Push the Jays to the Playoffs

The narrative for game 162 could not have been better scripted. Facing the American League East champions on David Ortiz’s final regular season game of his career, the Toronto Blue Jays sought to clinch a berth in the wild card game. Aaron Sanchez was charged with the task of tackling Boston’s potent lineup, a start that […]