BJ says no to WBC

Toronto Blue Jays closer BJ Ryan has decided against joining the US squad for the 2009 World Baseball Classic. Ryan cited a need to work on his mechanics and delivery as his main reason not to attend the WBC as

Wells to miss a month

Vernon Wells has suffered a left hamstring injury that is expected to keep the center fielder out for about a month which is a majority of spring training. Wells spent time on the disabled list last year with this very

It’s Millar time

It had been rumoured for about a week and today the Toronto Blue Jays officially signed 1B/OF Kevin Millar to a minor league deal. Millar despite signing a minor league deal is expected by many to make Toronto’s opening day

Troubled Bush a Jay

The Toronto Blue Jays have acquired former first overall draft pick Matt Bush from the San Diego Padres for a player to be named later or cash. Bush 23, has struggled both on and off the field since being drafted

A flurry of moves

It would appear that while Groundhogs’ Day did not necessarily mean an early spring for the rest of us it did mean a start to Toronto GM JP Ricciardi. The GM has been busier making  a series of smaller moves

Jays claim Burres and designate Thigpen

On what might possibly their busiest day of the off-season the Toronto Blue Jays claimed LHP Brian Burres off waivers from the Baltimore Orioles. Burres 28, will be a long shot to make the rotation but will provide depth in

Jays ink Japanese Import

The Toronto Blue Jays have signed 39 year old, lefty Ken Takahashi to a minor league deal that includes an invite to spring training. Takahashi went 8-5 with a 3.50 ERA in 115 2/3 innings in Japan last year.

Given up

Assistant General Manager Bart Given and the Toronto Blue Jays have parted ways.  Given a native of Brantford of Ontario first joined the Blue Jays back in 2000 as a travelling secretary before moving up to the position of Assistant