TORONTO -- The Blue Jays announced on Tuesday that they have officially signed Curtis Granderson to a one-year deal. Granderson, who will earn $5 million, with additional performance incentives built into the contract, is coming off a season in which he hit .212 with 26 home runs and 70 RBIs over 147 games with the Mets and Dodgers.
George Bell is a member of the Toronto Blue Jays' Level of Excellence. Originally signed by the Philadelphia Phillies in 1978, Bell was selected by the Toronto Blue Jays in the 1980 Rule 5 draft. Bell was discovered in the Dominican Republic by Blue Jays scout Epy Guerrero.
TORONTO -- Blue Jays general manager Ross Atkins was a busy man on Monday night as he pulled off a minor trade, added five players to the 40-man roster and parted ways with three others. Major League teams had until 8 p.m. ET on Monday night to protect players from next month's Rule 5 Draft.
Toronto Blue Jays. On May 31, 2016, the Braves traded Grilli to the Toronto Blue Jays for Sean Ratcliffe. Grilli earned his first save as a Blue Jay on June 12, closing out a 10–9 win over the Baltimore Orioles. On July 2, he recorded his first win as a Blue Jay in a 9–6 victory over the Cleveland Indians.
He played in Major League Baseball (MLB) as an outfielder and first baseman for the Chicago Cubs, Cleveland Indians, San Diego Padres, Toronto Blue Jays, Baltimore Orioles, and San Francisco Giants. Carter is best known for hitting a walk-off home run to win the 1993 World Series for the Toronto Blue Jays.
Bautista also won the Blue Jays' Player of the Month award for the second consecutive month. On June 23, the Blue Jays shifted Bautista to third base and recalled Eric Thames to play the outfield. Bautista was selected for the 2011 MLB All-Star Game, receiving a record 7,454,753 votes.
Joshua Adam Donaldson (born December 8, 1985) is an American professional baseball third baseman for the Toronto Blue Jays of Major League Baseball (MLB). He was initially drafted by the Chicago Cubs in the 2007 MLB Draft after playing for Auburn University during his time in college.
Kendrys Morales Rodríguez (born June 20, 1983) is a Cuban Dominican professional baseball designated hitter for the Toronto Blue Jays of Major League Baseball (MLB). He previously played in MLB for the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, Seattle Mariners, Minnesota Twins, and Kansas City Royals.
Lourdes Yunielki Gourriel Castillo Jr. (born October 19, 1993), also known as Lourdes Gurriel Jr., is a Cuban professional baseball infielder and outfielder for the Toronto Blue Jays of Major League Baseball (MLB). He played for Sancti Spíritus and the Industriales of the Cuban National Series before defecting from Cuba.
Toronto reportedly has little interest in dealing starter Marco Estrada after an unknown team claimed him on revocable waivers. about 306 days ago | ESPN.com | ESPN.com; Rumor Central: Blue Jays considering extending Marco Estrada? After not trading Marco Estrada ahead of Monday's non-waiver deadline, the Toronto Blue Jays are considering keeping the right-hander beyond 2017.
Marcus Earl Stroman (born May 1, 1991) is an American professional baseball pitcher for the Toronto Blue Jays of Major League Baseball (MLB). He is listed at 180 lbs and is 5' 8" tall, making him one of only six pitchers shorter than 5' 10" to make a start at the MLB level in the 21st century.
On December 16, 2012, the Mets agreed to trade Dickey to the Toronto Blue Jays (along with Josh Thole and Mike Nickeas) in exchange for Travis d'Arnaud, John Buck, Noah Syndergaard and Wuilmer Becerra, contingent upon his agreeing to a contract extension with the Blue Jays.
TORONTO -- The Blue Jays' potential Opening Day lineup received a little bit more clarity on Friday afternoon when Toronto acquired outfielder Randal Grichuk in a three-player trade with the Cardinals. Right-hander Dominic Leone and prospect Conner Greene were sent to St. Louis as part of the deal.
Roberto Osuna (born February 7, 1995) is a Mexican professional baseball pitcher for the Toronto Blue Jays of Major League Baseball (MLB). Osuna was signed by the Blue Jays out of Mexico as a 16-year-old, and played three seasons in their minor league organization.
William Roger Clemens (born August 4, 1962), nicknamed "Rocket", is an American former baseball pitcher who played 24 seasons in Major League Baseball (MLB) for four teams. Clemens was one of the most dominant pitchers in major league history, tallying 354 wins, a 3.12 earned run average (ERA), and 4,672 strikeouts, the third-most all time.
Gibbons presented Halladay’s sons with a gift from the organization before a video tribute was shows on the center field scoreboard. There was no ceremonial first pitch. Instead, the game ball was placed on the mound by Braden and Ryan. Halladay’s number is only the second to be retired by the Blue Jays.
Russell Nathan Coltrane Jeanson Martin Jr. (born February 15, 1983) is a Canadian professional baseball catcher for the Toronto Blue Jays of Major League Baseball (MLB). He has previously played for the Los Angeles Dodgers, New York Yankees and Pittsburgh Pirates, and is a four-time MLB All-Star.
The Blue Jays drafted Goins in the fourth round of the 2009 MLB draft. He was assigned to the Rookie Gulf Coast League Blue Jays, and also played for the Short Season Auburn Doubledays and Class-A Lansing Lugnuts in 2009, collectively batting .246 with 17 RBIs.
Tulowitzki returned to the lineup shortly before the end of the season after missing 18 games, and in total, appeared in 41 games for the Blue Jays in 2015, batting .239 with 5 home runs and 17 RBI. He played in all 5 games of the 2015 American League Division Series, batting .095 with 1 home run and 4 RBI.
The Blue Jays signed 16-year-old Dominican outfielder Vladimir Guerrero Jr. for $3.9 million. Guerrero is ranked No. 4 on MLB.com's Top 30 International Prospects list. The son of nine-time All-Star and 2004 American League Most Valuable Player Vladimir Guerrero, the right-handed batter could be the best overall hitter in the class, and some consider him the best overall player this year.
Blue Jays acquire 2B Solarte in Padres trade. The Blue Jays are acquiring second baseman Yangervis Solarte in a trade with the Padres. about 160 days ago | ESPN news services; Rumor Central: Teams inquiring about three Padres infielders? The San Diego Padres have reportedly been fielding calls for three of their infielders early this offseason.