Toronto Blue Jays News

Former Blue Jays Pitcher Jesse Litsch Retires


Former Blue Jay Jesse Litsch retired this morning after suffering from a serious infection in 2012 that he was never able to recover from.

Norris, Nay, Pierre news & Bluejays trademark case


Dan Norris to transition to bullpen Mike Harrington of Buffalo News revealed that Daniel Norris's start on Thursday will be his last for the Bisons, as the Blue Jays have plans to transition him...

Dalton Pompey promoted to Buffalo


As e&n4e noted, in the game recap, Dalton Pompey tweeted this out tonight: Heading to Buffalo tomorrow! Extremely excited. So close I can almost taste it. My dream is starting to become a...

Jays claim Matt Hague off waivers from the Pirates


The Blue Jays have picked up first baseman Matt Hague off waivers from the Pirates. He will be joining the Buffalo Bisons, helping out for their playoff run. Matt is a 28 year old, right-handed...

Report: Alex Anthopoulos will return next year


Over in the Sun, Steve Simmons tells us that Alex Anthopoulos will be back next year: Apparently, there is no temperature at all to remove Anthopoulos from his job - in fact, quite the opposite...

Kyle Drabek recalled to replace optioned Jenkins


The corresponding move to Chad Jenkins being optioned to Buffalo last night has been announced and it's none other than Kyle Drabek coming up. The formerly highly-rated prospect made his return...

Chad Jenkins optioned to Buffalo


After throwing 52 pitches in 2.2 innings of work tonight in Chicago, reliever Chad Jenkins has been optioned to Buffalo for seemingly the 100th time this season. The righty gave up one earned run...

Jays to option Anthony Gose


Shi Davidi tweeted this: Sources: #BlueJays option Anthony Gose to triple-A Buffalo to make room for EE: — Shi Davidi (@ShiDavidi) August 15, 2014 Not a surprise but...

John Gibbons is the most active manager


Over at Grantland, Ben Lindbergh has a 'Managerial Meddling Index' and not surprisingly, John Gibbons ranks as the most 'active' manager in the majors. Blue Jays skipper John Gibbons claims the...

Edwin Encarnacion heading to rejoin team today


Another one of the Blue Jays injured stars is on his way to rejoin the team in Chicago today after a short rehab stint in Buffalo. Edwin Encarnacion played two games with the Bisons this week going...


Jays claim Colt Hynes off waivers from Dodgers


The Blue Jays have claimed Colt Hynes, a left-handed pitcher, off waivers from the LA Dodgers. He's 29, was a 31st round draft pick in 2007. And, with a name like Colt, of course he's from Texas. C...

Lind activated, EE starts rehab, Wagner needs TJS


It's a good news / bad news kind of day.

Blue Jays send Ryan Goins to Buffalo


The Blue Jays need to make room for Adam Lind, and I'd imagine for a reliever, before tomorrow's game against the Seattle Mariners, so they have sent Ryan Goins down to the Buffalo Bisons. Since...

Jays put Lawrie on DL (again), Rob Rasmussen up


I hate this: the Blue Jays got 3 innings (and 1 single) out of Brett Lawrie and he's back on the DL. Obviously the MRI he had showed a reason for the 'lower back stiffness' that took him out of the...

Blue Jays move Daniel Norris up to Buffalo


Daniel Norris tweeted this: On the move again. One step closer. I've been promoted to AAA Buffalo. A big gracias to God & all my supporters. #justkeeplivin — Daniel Norris (@DanielNorris18) A...

Jays sign George Kottaras


With A.J. Jimenez going ton the DL, the Bisons need a catcher and the Jays need someone that can be called up if someone is hurt. So they signed Canadian catcher George Kottaras. Kottaras has...

Lawrie leaves game with back tightness, MRI Wed.


Toronto Blue Jays' Brett Lawrie will have to get an MRI on his back on Wednesday after he left Tuesday's game against the Baltimore Orioles with back tightness. This was Lawrie's first game back...

Chad Jenkins up, Dan Johnson DL, Rogers claimed


Shi Davidi is reporting that Chad Jenkins has been called up for the series against the Astros, no word on who is coming off the roster to make room for him, but Dan Johnson didn't look healthy...

Rob Rasmussen optioned to the Bisons


The Blue Jays have chosen reliever Rob Rasmussen as the man to come off the 25-man roster to make room for the newest Jay, Danny Valencia. Rasmussen has been optioned to triple-A Buffalo, leaving...

Hendriks and Kratz Traded to KC for Danny Valencia


News is just breaking that pitcher Liam Hendriks and catcher Erik Kratz have both been traded to the Kansas City Royals. The trade was first reported by Shi Davidi and later followed up by Ken...

Reimold activated from DL, Rogers DFAed


The Blue Jays have activated Nolan Reimold from the DL. Nolan got in 12 at bats with the Jays, after being picked up off waivers and before being put on the DL. In those 12 at bats he had 4 hits,...

Deck McGuire sent to Athletics for cash


The Oakland Athletics announced that their club has sent money to the cash-strapped Blue Jays for the rights to McGuire and that the 25-year-old will be reporting to the triple-A Sacramento River...

Wednesday Bantering


Tiny bits of Blue Jays news this afternoon: Gibby has said that Edwin Encarnacion and Adam Lind will, likely, not be sent out on rehab assignments. The will, most likely, go straight into the...

OK, it is official, these are today's moves


The Blue Jays made it official. They have purchased the contracts of Esmil Rogers and Aaron Sanchez, adding them to the 40-man roster, as well as the active roster. In the case of Rogers, he's out...

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Blue Jays to call up Aaron Sanchez and Ryan Goins


Shi Davidi tells us that the Blue Jays are going to call up both Aaron Sanchez and Ryan Goins today. No word on who is making the trip to Buffalo to make room for the pair. I don't understand...

Blue Jays DFA Sergio Santos, Rob Rasmussen up


I don't think it is a huge surprise but then, the timing seems strange. Just three days ago the Jays sent Chad Jenkins down to Buffalo. I thought at the time that Sergio Santos had been so...

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