Smoak on the water


The Toronto Blue Jays today claimed first base man Justin Smoak off waivers from the Seattle Mariners. The 27-year-old switch-hitter  spent 80 games with the Mariners this season, where he batted .202 with 7 home runs and 30 RBIs in 249

Kevin! Hitting coach heads to Atlanta


After just one season as the hitting coach of the Toronto Blue Jays Kevin Seitzer has left the organizations to take on the same role for the Atlanta Braves. Seitzer was brought in last season to serve as the hitting

Roster shuffle brings top prospect Aaron Sanchez to Toronto


In an effort to put some spark back into their floundering squad the Toronto Blue Jays announced a series of roster moves today. The key move in the bunch is the call up of top prospect pitcher Aaron Sanchez who

Blue Jays DFA Sergio Santos

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The Blue Jays have designated reliever Sergio Santos for assignment and recalled fellow reliever Rob Rasmussen from Buffalo to take his roster spot. Santos was acquired from the Chicago White Sox in 2011 and was expected to fill the closer

Jays send 3 to All-Star Game


The Toronto Blue Jays will be well represented at the All-Star Game in Minnesota this month with OF Jose Bautista, 1B Edwin Encarnacion and SP Mark Buehrle all being selected to the team. Bautista was elected by the fans to

Jays sign both 2014 first rounders


There will be no Tyler Beede or Phillip Bickford situation this year as the Toronto Blue Jays have inked 2014 first round picks Max Pentecost and Jeff Hoffman. Hoffman, a right-handed pitcher selected 9th overall, from East Carolina University where

Janssen ready to go


Closer Casey Janssen has been activated from the DL and is ready to make his season debut. Janssen has been on the disabled list since the start of the season with a left abdominal lower back strain. Last season he

Morrow Lands on DL


Starter Brandon Morrow has been placed on the 15-day-DL with an injured right index finger. Reliever Chad Jenkins has been recalled to fill the roster spot. Jenkins makes his return to the team just a few short days after his