Rays Down Blue Jays Behind Chris Archer, Evan Longoria

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The Tampa Bay Rays bounced back to defeat the Toronto Blue Jays 7-2 Thurday night behind a solid pitching performance from Chris Archer and a three run home run from Evan Longoria. Archer, who signed a $25.5 million dollar, six year deal Wednesday, worked through six innings, allowing two runs. He allowed four hits and struck out seven, issuing two […]

Buehrle, Bautista, Blue Jays Too Much For Rays

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ST.PETERSBURG, Fl.– Mark Buehrle pitched into the ninth inning, Jose Bautista hit two solo home runs and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Tampa Bay Rays for the second straight night 3-0. The win ends a winless road series streak against Tampa Bay for Toronto. The Blue Jays have not won a road series against […]

Blue Jays Bounce Back, Beat Rays 4-2

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ST.PETERSBURG, Fl. — Toronto’s  Drew Hutchison pitched into the sixth inning, allowing just three hits to Tampa Bay, and Adam Lind gave the Blue Jays all the run support that was needed with a first inning three run homer to beat the Rays 4-2. Sergio Santos finished off a somewhat shaky ninth to earn his […]

Three Teams That Could Be Turnaround Stories in 2014

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Nearly every year, a team that wasn’t a contender the previous year comes out of the woodwork and surprises everybody by making the playoffs. Last season it was the Cleveland Indians who improved from 68-94 to 92-70, and claimed a Wild Card berth. The previous year the Baltimore Orioles surprised pundits by putting together their first winning season since […]

Blue Jays Would Trade Colby Rasmus For Pitching

Despite adding R.A. Dickey,  Mark Buehrle and Josh Johnson last year the Toronto Blue Jays suffered a disappointing 2013 season and are in the market for starting pitching, according to Bob Elliot of the Toronto Sun. The Blue Jays are willing to trade Colby Rasmus in order to satisfy their needs and reportedly have had discussion with […]

Roy Halladay Will Retire With Toronto Blue Jays

The Toronto Blue Jays has announced a one day contract for right-hander Roy Halladay in which he will announce his retirement from Major League Baseball. Halladay, 36, missed the majority of last season after undergoing shoulder surgery that curtailed the remainder of the season. Halladay debuted with Toronto in 1998 and would spend the first 12 years […]

Toronto Blue Jays Reach Agreement With Dioner Navarro

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The Toronto Blue Jays have reached an agreement with catcher Dioner Navarro  on a two-year deal worth $8 million. The deal is pending a physical according to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports. Navarro had one of his best seasons in 2013 hitting a career-high 13 home runs while batting .300/.365/492 in 89 games in a backup […]

Edwin Encarnacion’s Fantastic Year for Blue Jays

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Toronto Blue Jays 1B/DH Edwin Encarnacion had another great year with the bat in 2013. He posted a .272/.370/.534 line with a 148 wRC+ that was 6th in the AL. This was on the heels of a 2012 season where Encarnacion managed a 151 wRC+. In his late-career resurgence, Encarnacion has become the rarest of players, a power […]

Orioles Chris Davis 50th Homer Leads Comeback Over Jays

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Baltimore Orioles first baseman Chris Davis reached the 50-home run to lead a comeback win over the Toronto Blue Jays 5-3, snapping a three-game losing streak. Baltimore at (78-60) remains 2 1/2 games back of Tampa Bay for the second Wild Card spot. “Some guys hit some cheapies here. He doesn’t get any cheapies,” Blue Jays manager John Gibbons […]

Blue Jays Josh Johnson Clears Waivers

Jays Rumors

Toronto Blue Jays starter Josh Johnson has cleared waiver and can now be traded to any team, but trading the right-hander may prove to be difficult. Johnson was one of baseball’s best pitchers until injuries set him back. His ERA, 1.64 in a season shortened by injury a couple of years ago, rose to 3.81 […]